Arkansas State Cross Country Championships 2021

Hot Springs, AR

Meet Information

State Cross Country Meet

Thursday, November 4th and Friday, November 5th

Registration Closes at 5pm on Monday November 1st

**$250 fine for late entries!**



Thursday, November 4th:

Classification

Race Time

Gates Open

Coaches Meeting

6A Girls

9:00

8:00

8:30

6A Boys

9:45

8:00

8:30

1A Girls

11:30

10:30

11:00

1A Boys

12:15

10:30

11:00

2A Girls

2:00

1:00

1:30

2A Boys

2:45

1:00

1:30



Friday November 5th:

Classification

Race Time

Gates Open

Coaches Meeting

3A Girls

9:00

8:00

8:30

3A Boys

9:45

8:00

8:30

4A Girls

11:30

10:30

11:00

4A Boys

12:15

10:30

11:00

5A Girls

2:00

1:00

1:30

5A Boys

2:45

1:00

1:30







State Cross Country Ticket Information/GoFan Information

General Tournament Information:

IMPORTANT: Tickets will be redeemed on-site by tournament "ticket takers", so it is important that they are not redeemed before then. Please pass this information along to your coaches, staff, and parents.

Tickets are $6.

Admission should be charged for ages 5 and up.

Only the current year AAA passes and lifetime AAA passes will be accepted. No conference/district passes should be accepted. AAA PASSES ONLY. Please check picture IDs at the pass gate.

Each pass admits 2 people only - the cardholder and one guest.

GoFan ticket information is listed below. Please get ticket information out to all participating schools.

If you have any questions, you can contact me at 501-955-2500 orjennifer@ahsaa.org. Thank you!

Those attending the State meet and purchasing tickets online, the following link should be easy to use. Put "Lake Hamilton" into the search bar and then it should allow you to purchase tickets.

https://gofan.co/search

Parking



Team

School Buses will unload and park in the North Parking Lot across from First

Baptist Church.

Fan

Parking is in 2 locations:
Spectator parking will be limited this year.

Lots across from Oaklawn are usable, (Bell Plural, Alpine St.) after that spectators have to find somewhere else along Central Avenue to park. North parking lot is for buses only, casino parking is for Oaklawn patrons, there will be no parking this time at First Baptist Church.

Entrance to the Infield and Exit from the infield:

*Teams will enter through the North Gate entrance to the infield in the North Parking lot across from First Baptist Church.

*Fans/Spectators will enter through the North Gate entrance to the infield in the North Parking lot across from First Baptist Church. The Gate fee per fan coming in to watch by the Arkansas Activities Association is $6 per person paid to the gatekeepers at the North entrance.

*After teams are finished with their competitions and awards ceremony, they are to exit through the underground tunnel that is across from the Gazebo with the horse.

*Fans/Spectators are to exit through the underground tunnel that is across from the Gazebo with the horse. The exception to exiting this way will be for handicapped individuals or elderly that may need to exit back through the North gate entrance.



Team Camps on the Gazebo infield:

*Teams can set up team camps anywhere on the fenced-in

infield where the horse gazebo is located at.

Packet/Chip Pick-up & Chip return:

*Teams can pick up their race packets with race chips and coaches instructions at the Horse statue Gazebo in the middle of the team camp infield.

*Following races, runners report back to your team camp and coaches are responsible for the removal of chips and returning of the chips.

*All race chips are to be returned in your chip bag accounted for. Turn them back into the Packet/Chip table at the Horse statue Gazebo on the infield.



Concessions:

*Also we will not be able to provide water at this time due

to the construction of buildings at the end of races so plan ahead for hydration of

your own runners.

*The concession stand building is currently being rebuilt so

there are no concessions that will be available at this time for anyone.



Starting of Races:

*Each school competing with be assigned a starting box on the starting line. This will be enforced.

*Box numbers can be picked up at the Gazebo with your

Packets/Chips.



Chip Timing and Live Results:

*Jim Yurwitz of Ytiming.net will be handling the chip timing and scoring. Live updates will be available on ytiming.net for each race.

*If you have a runner who loses a chip during the race or a runner whose chip did not read across the finish, please report immediately to the timing trailer and bring this to the attention of Jim Yurwitz and Y Timing so he can have your runner inserted into the results.

Awards:

If you do not have an athlete medaling or a team receiving a State or State-Runner Up trophy you are asked to leave the infield with your teams as soon as possible after your races are over. Awards presentation after each classification's boys and girls races which includes individual, team Runner-up, and team Champion trophies will be presented at the awards at the Horse Gazebo statue. Following awards, please exit as soon as possible to make room for the next classification coming in for the meet.




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