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Event Logo 2017 USATF Region 7 Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - Saturday, November 18, 2017
Ceraland Park
Columbus, IN


SPECTATORS
  • No Pets.  Please leave all pets at home.  We have had issues of dogs getting lose in the past and tripping runners.
  • Spectators should take great caution to not cross over the running surface during races, but if you must, please be courteous to the runners and give PLENTY of time before you cross or wait until they pass you. Please encourage others to do this as well.
  • Spectators should not go under or over any flagging set anywhere on the course, including the finish area.
  • Spectators should remain behind the areas marked on the finish stretch at all times.

TIME SCHEDULE & COURSE MAPS
 schedule updated November 17 at 9:20am

Age Division

Distance

Start Time 

8 & Under (born 2009+)

2 km (1.24 miles)

course map

Girls - 9:30 am

Boys - 9:30 am

9 & 10 (born 2007-2008)

3 km (1.86 miles)
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Girls - 9:50 am 

Boys - 10:15 am

11 & 12 (born 2005-2006)

3 km (1.86 miles)
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Girls - 10:40 am

Boys - 11:05 am

13 & 14 (born 2003 –2004)

4 km (2.48 miles)
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Girls - 11:30 am 

Boys - 12:-00 pm

15 & 16 (born 2001–2002)

17 & 18 (born 1999-2000)

5 km (3.1 miles)
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Girls - 12:30 pm 

Boys -  1:00 pm


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Valid 2017 USATF Membership and Proof of Birth is required for participation.
Individuals: Eligible for Region 7 meet by placing in top 30 finishers at the Indiana or Illinois Association meet.
 
Teams: Eligible for Region 7 meet by placing in the top 5 teams at the Indiana or Illinois Association meet.  To enter a team, a club must complete the team entry/declaration process during online registrations.  Only athletes listed on the team declaration roster will be eligible to represent the club at the Association, Regional or National championships.   
 
All advancements/entry for the USATF Region 7 Championships must be completed, paid for, and submitted online.  Online entries may be submitted by visiting Athletic.net.
 
TEAM SCORING
8 athletes on the team entry/declaration form may be declared as scoring athletes.  The top 5 finishers among the declared runners will score. 
 
COMPETITION BIB NUMBERS
All competitors must wear their assigned bib numbers during competition, chest-high on the front of their jerseys.  Bib numbers will be distributed to athletes starting at 8:30 am in the Shelter house adjacent to the course.
 
EVENT RESULTS
During competition, event results will be posted at on the results board wall at the shelter house adjacent to the course.  In addition, event results will be posted at www.indiana.usatf.org.
 
AWARDS 
USATF Junior Olympic medals will be awarded to the top Thirty (30) individuals in each age division. 

ENTRY FEES & DEADLINES
DEADLINE: Must be completed by Wednesday, November 15 at 11:00 pm EST 

ENTRY FEES:
Individual Entries: $15.00 per athlete.
Team Entries: No charge  

ENTRY FORM: Click here to enter (entries will open on November 12 at 1:00pm ET)
Fees must be paid online by the close of registration.  Accuracy of data entered is the responsibility of each club and/or athlete.  Please validate data within Athletic.net for accuracy prior to submitting entry.  PAYMENTS: The online entry system accepts all credit cards.

ADVANCEMENTS
The top 30 athletes and 5 teams at the Region 7 Championships will qualify for the National Championships.  The National Championships will be held on Saturday, December 9th in Tallahassee, FL.    National Championship website.
 
DIRECTIONS
CERAland Park, 3989 S 525 E, Columbus, IN

CONTACT
Randy Stafford    812-377-3279 or Email