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The following rules have been implemented to govern the Kansas MileSplit Junior High State Cross Country Championships.
A. INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION Any individual who is in 7th or 8th grade in the state of Kansas is eligible to participate.
B. TEAM PARTICIPATION Teams may be comprised of any individual in the same grade from the state of Kansas. Athletes are encouraged to get school teammates &/or league competitors to participate and join your team.
C. TEAM SCORING 1. Teams may consist of 5-7 members comprised of individual boys/girls in the same grade. 2. The finishing position of an athlete shall be his/her score. 3. The total of the positions of the first five (5) members of each team shall be that team's score. 4. Displaced runners, those athletes who did not compete on a team, will be deleted from the list of place finishers. The team finishers will then be reassigned finishing places and the score calculated as indicated. 5. Teams with fewer than five (5) finishers shall not be scored as a team. 6. The team whose sixth member finishes first shall be given the higher place in case of a tie.
D. UNIFORMS Competitors must wear clothing that is clean, designed and worn so as not to be objectionable. The competitors must not wear clothing that could impede the view of the judges. Athlete's tops must be of the same color on the front and back. All participating team members must wear jerseys (tops) of the same color. A team may wear shorts of any length but they must be of the same color.
NOTE: This meet is sanctioned by USATF. Athletes are not allowed to wear school issued uniforms.
AWARDS - Individual awards will be given to the top 20 individuals in each race. Team awards will be given to the top three teams.
REGISTRATION - Individual and team registration will be online starting on Monday, October 1st. Registration will close at noon on Wednesday, October 17th.
COST - $15 per individual payable the day of the meet at the check-in table.
CHECK-IN - Check-in starts at 11am and will remain open until 20 minutes before the last race.
COURSE WALK - The course will be well marked and open to competitors starting at 11am. You may walk the course prior to your race but you may not interfere with any ongoing race. Athletes are encouraged to arrive at least 90 minutes prior to their race.
TIMING - Provided by Black Squirrel Timing
RACE SCHEDULE - 1:30pm - 7th Grade Girls 1:50pm - 7th Grade Boys 2:10pm - 8th Grade Girls 2:30pm - 8th Grade Boys 4:00pm - Open races for youth ages 6-8 born 2010-2012 (2K) and ages 9-14 born 2004-2009 (2 mile). Registration for the open races will take place at the meet. Cost is $10 and awards to all participants.
AWARDS SCHEDULE - Awards will be handed out five minutes after the start of the next race in the awards area behind the starting line.
MEET LOCATION - Jones Park - Emporia, KS
DIRECTIONS TO JONES PARK - From I-35 Take the Industrial Road Exit, go south one block to 18th Ave (shopping mall on left) Turn left (west) on 18th Ave., about 1/2 mile to Prairie. Then left (north) on Prairie, about 1/2 block to sign for Jones Park on right. Jones Park entrance is immediately past cemetery on your right.
From US 50 go north on Prairie, 12 blocks to Jones Park entrance as above.