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LAST CHANCE REGISTRATION


Special Bulletin

LAST CHANCE REGISTRATION

Sunday, October 16, 2016 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Last chance registration is available IN PERSON for $100 plus entry fees, at the date and times listed above. Last chance registration is located on the Mt. SAC Campus in Building 45. Please enter from the South Side of the Building 45. Signs will be posted. line

2016 Online Registration - CLOSED
Coaches may still make name changes up until October 15th at 11:59 pm. No additional teams may be entered, only name changes or name corrections.

Please carefully read over the information below BEFORE REGISTERING. By clicking the REGISTER LINK below you acknowledge that you have read and agree to all of the rules and policies of the Mt. SAC Cross Country Invitational.

**REGISTRATION HELP VIDEOS - Click Here**

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Registration Rules and Policies

  • All entries must be made through a representative of the school/college that is entering the competition.
  • All athletes must run for the school they attend. No unattached or club affiliated runners.
  • All athletes must run in their respective age divisions with the exception of varsity and junior varsity national championship races.
  • All athletes who does not run under their own name, with the proper timing chip and bib number, will be disqualified.

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Registration Information

CANCELLATION POLICY
Rain or shine, the Mt. SAC Invitational will be run.  There will be no refunds due to inclement weather, acts of god, police or fire department closure, etc.  The Mt. SAC Cross Country Invitational reserves the right to cancel, postpone or reschedule the event in the best interests of our participants with no refunds.

DIVISIONS
California Schools
California schools must enter into their proper division based on their section's current year designation.

Schools Outside California
Your divisional placement must be determined by your enrollment for all four grade levels based on California's divisional standards (the standards are listed below).

  • If you have only one sex, double your enrollment to determine your proper division.
  • If you do not have freshmen, double your sophomore enrollment to determine your proper division.
DIVISION ENROLLMENT

Division 1

2500 and Above

Division 2

2080-2500

Division 3

1460-2079

Division 4

601-1459

Division 5

1 to 600

ENTRY DEADLINE
Entry Deadline is October 3rd at 11:59 pm. Any entry received after this date, until October 8th, willl be assesed a $60 late fee. The REGISTRATION WEBSITE WILL CLOSE ON OCTOBER 8TH AT 11:59 PM.

LAST CHANCE REGISTRATION
Any coach wishing to register their team after October 8th, must REGISTER IN PERSON ON THE MT. SAC CAMPUS at the LAST CHANCE ENTRY on Sunday, October 16th beginning at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, at Building 45 (Located next to Soccer Fields). Last Chance Registration Fee of $100 plus regular entry fee, must be paid at that time (cash or money order, no checks). Call 909-274-4840 for more details. If calling on Sunday, please call 909-274-4022.

ENTRY FEES

INDIVIDUAL (per race) $60

TEAM (per race)-2 or more individuals

$60

LATE FEE if entering after entry deadline $60
$400 MAXIMUM ENTRY FEE per school (boys and girls combined) plus any late fees. ($200 MAXIMUM ENTRY FEE for any school entering only one gender). Late fees are in addition to entry fees.
   

Please make checks payable to:
MT. SAC CROSS COUNTRY INVITATIONAL

and mail with a copy of the registration confirmation to:
Mt. SAC Cross Country Invitational
1100 North Grand Avenue
Walnut, CA 91789

Payment must be received prior to your competition date. Coaches will be asked to pay by credit card on meet day if school check has not arrived.

 

RACE DIVISIONS
  HIGH SCHOOL DIVISION
MAX ENTRIES
   
  FRESHMAN
10
 
  • High school 9th graders or middle school 9th graders.
  • Middle schools with 9th graders, the must run 9th graders  in this division.
  SOPHOMORE
10
 
  • High school 10th graders
  JUNIOR VARSITY
10
 
  • High school 11th and 12th graders ONLY
  • Must have a full Varsity Team in order to run a JV Race
 
  JUNIOR VARSITY NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
7
 
  • ONLY FOR THOSE TEAMS WHICH HAVE TEAMS THAT HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED/SEEDED INTO A TEAM SWEEPSTAKES RACE
  • One boy's and one girl's JV Race per division (5 divisions)
  • Top seven JV Runners (any grade level)
  • School must request that their Varsity Team be considered for a Team Sweepstakes Race and enter a JV National Championship Team. If the Varsity Team is accepted into the Sweepstakes Race, then the corresponding same gender JV Team will be placed into a JV race.
  • If your JV Team is not allowed entry into the JV Race, the Freshman and Sophomore athletes on your JV Team will be placed into regular grade level races. Juniors and Seniors will be placed into a regular JV Race
 
  VARSITY
7
 
  • Top seven athletes from a school.
  • Any grade athlete may run in this division if they are one of the top seven from a school.
  • Only one Varsity Team per school allowed
  SWEEPSTAKES
7
 
  • Individual -  A team with 1-4 very good individual runners.
  • Team - A very strong team with 5-7 very good runners

NAME CHANGE POLICY
Coaches will be able to make changes on the registration website until October 15th at 11:59 pm. Changes will be limited to Names, Athlete Grade, Gender and Athletes Race (provided your team is already entered). Runner substitutions to races that your team has already entered may also be made.

MEET DAY NAME CHANGES
Coaches wishing to make MEET DAY NAME CHANGES must go to the Problem Registration Area (located at the end of the finish chute) and fill out a correction card, along $5 (per change) and turn it into the meet staff. Corrections will be made to the results. Corrections on meet day cannot be guaranteed, but will be posted by Monday, October 24th.

REFUND POLICY
There are no refunds. Our major costs come from preparing your packets, bibs, etc. prior to the meet, not competing in the invitational. Once you have entered your school or individual, you are responsible for all entry fees regardless if your team competes or not.
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AWARDS
All races will have medals for the top 15 individual finishers, 3 team plaques for top 3 teams and 7 medals for each top 3 team (except regular JV Races).  Sweepstakes Champion Teams will also receive additional special awards.

CONFIRMATIONS
Confirmations listing teams and the races they are entered in, Final Schedules and Final Information will be posted on this site on OCTOBER 15, 2016 for High Schools

COURSE PRACTICE
Information on course practice times and policies for the Mt. SAC Cross Country Invitational. Click here for more information

DRESSING QUARTERS
All competitors are asked to arrive at the course dressed.  Lockers and towels will not be available.

GATE ENTRY
The gate entry procedures are as follows:

  • ATHLETES-All competing athletes will be admitted through the front gate. Athletes must be wearing and show the gate personnel their uniform for gate admission
  • COACHES/ADDITIONAL PERSONNEL -All coaches must check in at the COACHES TENT to pick up their teams bib numbers, information and admission ticket(s). Coaches and Team Personnel will be admitted through the Coaches Entrance with their admission ticket. A team will receive an allotment of passes based upon the table below. The passes may be used by Coaches, Trainers, Team Managers, etc.
  • BUS DRIVERS-Bus Drivers are admitted for free with their uniform or with valid bus driver ID.
# Of Entries
Admission Tickets
Less than 3 runners
1
1 Team
2
2 Teams
3
3 Teams
4
4 Teams
5
5 Teams or more teams
6

MEDICAL POLICY
IMPORTANT!  PLEASE REVIEW THE MEDICAL POLICY AND INFORMATION ON OUR WEBSITE! The top priority of our medical staff is to respond to life threatening medical emergencies.Non-life threatening/minor injuries (example: scraped knees, minor cuts, etc.) may be treated if resources are available and time allows.  Serious injuries take precedence and will be treated first.

PARKING
There will be a $5 parking fee for all vehicles in Parking Lot F and a $10 VIP Parking Fee for those who wish to park in Lot R.  Buses and School Vans may drop off their Student/Athletes at the Drop Off Zone which will be located at the East Side of Parking Lot F in front of the tunnel.  Busses and vans will then be asked to park up in Lot H which is northwest of Lot F. Individuals with disabilities who have proper parking identification may park in Lot R ($5 parking fee) which is accessible from Temple Avenue, through Bonita/Stadium Drive (south of Temple, west of the stadium). Click here for athletic facility map.

SAFETY GATE
This year at the Mt. SAC Cross Country Invitational we continue using the "Safety Gate" system which has ensured the safety of our runners while at the same time lessen the burden on our medical staff. Any runner who, in the opinion of our medical staff is "struggling" or showing any signs of "distress", will be removed from the course and not allowed to finish. This is a precaution meant to protect your runners. We appreciate your support.

SCORING
The first five runners of a team will score.  The 6th and 7th runners on each team will displace.  Teams who finish with fewer than 5 runners will not be calculated in team scoring.  Results will be available approximately 25 minutes after the last runner finishes.

TIMING
We will be utilizing chip timing from Finished Results. If you have any changes YOU MUST REPORT THEM PRIOR TO THE RACE START TO THE PROBLEM SOLVING AREA LOCATED AT THE SOUTH END OF THE FINISH CHUTE. All runners must wear the bib and timing chip assigned to them or they will be disqualified. THIS YEAR CHIPS WILL NOT BE COLLECTED!

RESULTS
Any errors or protests to the posted results must occur withing 60 minutes of result posting. Errors must be reported to Problem Solving Tent located at the end of the Finish Chute.line