2018 USATF Southwestern Association JO Cross Country Championships

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Individuals: Current USATF membership is required to compete. Proof of Birth (copy of birth certificate, passport, certified baptismal record, driver’s license, or U.S. government identification) is required and must be submitted prior to registration and participation by October 22, 2018.

Teams: Only registered USATF member clubs may enter a team. All athletes representing the club must be affiliated with that club as part of their USATF membership. 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.

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 on-site 1 hour before your race.

EVENT RESULTS: During competition, event results will be posted on wall of pavilion at the facility. In addition, event results will be posted at (swusatf.org).

AWARDS: USATF Junior Olympic medals will be awarded to the top fifteen individuals in each age division.

ADVANCEMENTS-From Association to Regionals: Top 30 individuals and top 5 teams in each age group will advance to the Region 12 Championships. Age groups 15-16 and 17-18 will be combined in team scoring only, the top 10 teams will advance. The Region 12 Championships will be held on Saturday, November 17th at Lubbock Christian University Lubbock, Texas at 8:30 am.

ENTRY FEES & DEADLINES: On-Time Registration: Must be completed by November 2, 2018 at 10:00pm CST ONLY ONLINE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED. Please visit athletic.net to enter Individual Entries: $10.00 per athlete. Team Entries: No charge

PAYMENTS: All entry payments will be accepted on-site.

DIRECTIONS & PARKING: North Lakes Park, 2001 W. Windsor Drive, Denton, TX 76201 Take I-35 N, take exit 469 toward US-380/Decatur/McKinney. Stay right to Bonnie Brae get in left lane, turn left to W. Windsor, stay in right lane until you come upon the sign that says” North Lakes Park,” turn right into the park and go to the 2nd park entrance on the left. Parking is free

CONTACT: Phil Boatright 817-817-706-0888 philboatright@gmail.com or Toni Nichols 1-803-9633 tnichols70@sbcglobal.net

Club Administrators and Unattached Athletes should register online at athletic.net by November 2, 2018 at 10:00 pm CST. Late entries will not be allowed. Online registration opens Friday, October 12, 2018, at 6:00 am. Accuracy of data entered is the responsibility of each club and/or athlete. Please validate data within Athetic.net for accuracy prior to submitting entry. An instructional video on the online registration process may be accessed by visiting, http://cs.athletic.net/blog/b/athletic/archive/2016/01/18/getting-started-athletic-net-tutorials.aspx

Valid 2018 USATF Membership and Proof of Birth is required for participation. Before registration, please ensure that the membership chair has received (via email or fax) a copy of the athlete’s Proof of Birth (copy of birth certificate, passport, certified baptismal record, driver’s license or U.S. government identification). See Rule 300.1 (i) for further explanation.

Membership Chair: Lesia Dunn
Fax: 214-465-2561
For questions, contact at: lesia.dunn@gmail.com 214-331-6317