2018 USATF South Texas Association
Junior Olympic Cross Country
And Open/Masters Championships
Saturday Nov 10, 2018
 504 E. City Park Rd. Lockhart City Park, Lockhart, Tx
Schedule & age divisions:
Age Division Distance Time
8 & Under (born 2010+) 2 km (1.24 miles)  Boys-     8:00     AM
 Girls-      8:00
9 & 10 (born 2008-2009) 3 km (1.86 miles) Boys –    8:30     AM
Girls –     9:00
11 & 12 (born 2006-2007) 3 km (1.86 miles) Boys –    9:30     AM
Girls –    10:00
13 & 14 (born 2004 –2005) 4 km (2.48 miles) Boys –   10:30    AM
Girls –    11:00
15 & 16 (born 2002 –2003) 5 km (3.1 miles) Boys –   11:30    AM
Girls –    12:00    PM
17 & 18 (born 2000-2001), 5 km (3.1 miles) Boys –    11:30   AM
Girls –     12:00   PM
Open(19-29), Masters(30+) 5 km (3.1 miles) Men-       11:30   AM
Open(19-29), Masters(30+) 5 km (3.1 miles) Women-  12:00   PM
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.
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 Pavilion C(see map below) starting at 7AM. 
EVENT RESULTS: During competition, event results will be posted at Pavillion C.  In addition, event results will be posted at https://www.athletic.net/CrossCountry/School.aspx?SchoolID=67715 within 24-48 hours.
AWARDS: USATF Junior Olympic medals will be awarded to the top fifteen individuals in each age division.
ADVANCEMENTS-From Association to Nationals: Top 30 individuals and top 5 teams in each age group will advance to the Regional Championships in Lubbock November 17. Age groups 15-16 and 17-18 will be combined in team scoring only the top 10 teams will advance. The National Championships will be held on Saturday, December 8th in Reno, NV.
On-Time Registration: Must be completed by November 8, 2018 at 9PM CST.
ONLY ONLINE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED. Please visit  https://www.athletic.net/CrossCountry/School.aspx?SchoolID=67715
Individual Entries: $10.00 per athlete.
Team Entries: No charge 
PAYMENTS: The online entry system accepts all credit cards, however USATF prefers VISA.
DIRECTIONS & PARKING: https://goo.gl/maps/WXtCXLZemFs
Club Administrators and Unattached Athletes should register online at https://www.athletic.net/CrossCountry/School.aspx?SchoolID=67715 by Nov 8 at 9PM.  Late entries will not be allowed.  Online registration opens 8-25-18.  Fees must be paid online by the close of registration. USATF prefers VISA; electronic checks will also be accepted.  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 person listed below has received (via email mail) 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.
Age verifications—contact Sue Humphrey at humphreyhj@aol.com ----age verifications must be completed before you can register for the meet! 
If you completed age verification during the track and field season, you don’t need to repeat it.  Go directly to athletic.net to register for this meet.