High School Races.

Ocean State Cross Country Invitational: High School Division

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Team listing

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Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Sanction:

Sanction requested for the following areas: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (city and state), North Carolina, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Pennsylvania. Students who are official members of their respective high school teams are eligible. All schools must be members of their state associations. Schools from additional states should contact Bob Rothenberg as soon as possible for sanction requests.

Host Institution:

North Kingstown High School – North Kingstown, Rhode Island

Directors:

Charlie Breagy, Anne Rothenberg, Bob Rothenberg – Meet Management by Downtown 5K, Inc.

Contact:

Bob Rothenberg – 401-294-9946 or help@oceanstatexc.com

Course:

Goddard Park, 1095 Ives Road, Warwick, Rhode Island 02818. 5,000 meters (3.1 miles), 4,000 meters for freshmen; grass and dirt paths, moderate hills, mostly flat.

Directions:

From the North: Rte. 95 S to exit 9 (left-hand exit) onto Rte. 4 S. Immediately exit at Rte. 401/East Greenwich. Right at light onto 401/Division St. One mile curve right onto First Ave. Turn right at light onto Main St. One-half mile at light, turn left onto Old Forge Rd. Old Forge becomes Ives Rd. One mile to park entrance on left.
From the South: Rte. 95 N to exit 8A/Rte. 2 S. At first light, turn left onto Rte. 401 E/Division St. Follow directions above.

Entry Info:

All entries will be submitted on-line. Entries will close on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 5:00 PM. A list of schools competing in each race will be posted by Wednesday, September 20 at 9:00 PM.

Entry Fee:

$90.00 Boys - This fee includes a maximum of 7 in the varsity, 7 in the jv, and 7 in the freshmen. Additional runners in the jv and freshmen will be accepted at $3.00 per runner.

$90.00 Girls - This fee includes a maximum of 7 in the varsity, 7 in the jv, and 7 in the freshmen. Additional runners in the jv and freshmen will be accepted at $3.00 per runner or $10.00 per individual runner (when entering 9 or fewer total runners)

For the larger squads, the maximum fee will be $200.00 (boys and girls separate).

Once your entries have been registered on line and the entries close, your high school is responsible for the entire entry fee. Adjustments will not be made for no-shows.

Entry fees should be made payable to: “Downtown 5K, Inc.” Entry fees may be mailed to: Bob Rothenberg, 229 Seabreeze Drive, North Kingstown, RI 02852.

Meet Rules:

Guidelines provided by the National Federation of State High School Associations rule book. Please note in particular the articles dealing with uniforms and unsportsmanlike conduct. Coaches and other non-competitors are urged to stay off the runners’ path in the woods. No bikes or other vehicles are permitted. 



Parking:

Park rangers will direct cars to ample parking available within the park. Buses will be allowed to drop off passengers and then follow directions to park in designated areas.

Facilities:

Bathrooms and food concession available. T-shirts will be sold at the meet. No lockers or showers available at race site. Team tents/canopies permitted.

Schedule:

All races will start on time. Please limit entries to those athletes who can finish within the allotted time for each race.

  • 9:00 Race 1 Freshman - 2 Boys
  • 9:25 Race 2 Freshman - 2 Girls
  • * 9:50* Race 3 Junior Varsity – 2 Boys
  • * 10:20* Race 4 Junior Varsity – 2 Girls
  • 10:55** Race 5 Varsity – 2 Boys
  • 11:20** Race 6 Varsity – 2 Girls
  • 11:50 Opening Ceremony
  • 12:00** Race 7 Championship Boys
  • 12:30** Race 8 Championship Girls
  • 12:50 Awards Ceremony for Races #1 - 8
  • 1:10** Race 9 Varsity – 1 Boys
  • 1:35** Race 10 Varsity – 1 Girls
  • 2:05* Race 11 Junior Varsity – 1 Boys
  • 2:35* Race 12 Junior Varsity – 1 Girls
  • 3:10 Race 13 Freshman - 1 Boys
  • 3:35 Race 14 Freshman – 1 Girls
  • 3:45 Awards Ceremony for Races # 9 - 14

* A school may enter an unlimited number in the Junior Varsity race only after it has entered a team in either the Varsity or Championship race.

** A school may elect to enter its top 5-7 runners in either the Championship or the Varsity race. The Championship race should include the top teams in the meet from either Division. Special awards will be offered in the Championship race. A school may enter one or two individuals in the Championship race while running 5-7 other athletes in the regular Varsity race. For the Freshman, Junior Varsity and Varsity races, there will be two divisions based on the school’s enrollment.

Division 1: Smaller Schools
include all schools whose enrollment for grades 9-12 for one gender (boys or girls) is 470 or less.

Division 2: Larger Schools
include all schools whose enrollment for grades 9-12 for one gender (boys or girls) is 601 or more. 

Schools with an enrollment between 471 and 600 for one gender will be assigned a Division. They will be notified no later than Wednesday, September 20 of their assigned Division. 


Awards:

Championship Races
Awards to the top 15 individuals
Medals to the top 30 individuals
Plaques to the top 3 teams
Awards to the coach of the top 3 teams

Varsity Races
Awards to the top 10 individuals
Medals to the top 30 individuals
Plaques to the top 3 teams

Junior Varsity Races
Medals to the top 30 individuals
Plaques to the top 3 teams

Freshmen Races
Medals to the top 30 individuals
Plaques to the top 3 teams

PLUS
Awards to the All-Star Teams (The top 5 runners from the Championship plus any Varsity runner with an equal or faster time)

ALSO
Special awards to the top male and female finishers, individually and team, from RI

ALSO
Special awards to the team with the best total time of the top 5 boys and top 5 girls from the same school (from championship races)





Individual medals for the Freshmen and Junior Varsity will be distributed in the chute. In the Varsity races, medals after the top 5 will be distributed in the chute. In the Championship races, medals after the top 10 will be distributed in the chute.

Reminders:

A final Coach’s Instruction Sheet will posted on-line Wednesday evening, September 20. The time schedule is reversed from 2016 with the large schools in the morning and the small schools in the afternoon. Freshman races are for 9th graders only.

Contact Us

Call Us

Ocean State XC Invitational
401.294.9946


Email Address

help@oceanstatexc.com

Start Location

1095 Ives Road, Warwick, RI 02818

Ocean State XC Invitational

September 22-23, 2017