The 2017 District IV Cross Country meet will be held at Bloomsburg University on Thursday, October 26, 2017. The meet site has been selected by the District Chairman and approved by the District Committee. The meet will be run on this day regardless of weather.

Contact Information

Brent Trowbridge
brenttrowbridge@wyalusingrams.com

Important Links

On the day of the meet – all buses and vans will unload at the top of the hill – pull off (to the left) in the designated area – unload and then the bus / van will be directed to the parking area. Tents may be set up as staging areas for your teams – please remind your athletes to be careful crossing the road and stay alert.

Restrooms will include the football stadium and porta-potties on site. NO STUDENTS / COACHES / SPECTATORS ARE PERMITTED INSIDE THE FIELD HOUSE DUE TO CLASSES / PRACTICES / GENERAL OPERATIONS – DO NOT SEND STUDENTS INSIDE THE FIELD HOUSE.

Race Day Information

  1. Time schedule is as follows:
    • 9:30 am - A Girls
    • 10:15 am - AA Girls
    • 11:00 am - A Boys
    • 11:45 - AA Boys
  2. The course is located at the Upper Campus of Bloomsburg University. The start and finish of the race are across the street from Nelson Field House. Teams are not permitted to practice at Bloomsburg University.
  3. There will be a Coach's Meeting to give information about the course from clerk of the course and PIAA officials at 9:15 a.m. Coaches please pick up your chips and starting box information in the main tent when you arrive. Teams may walk the course starting at 8 am and must be off no later than 9:10 am.
  4. Clerk of the Course: Mr. Bernie Empie, Head CC Coach, Bloomsburg University.
  5. The Bloomsburg course is 5,000 meters.
  6. The District IV Cross Country District Meet shall be conducted in accordance with the PIAA Rules and Regulations as published in the 2017 Handbook.
  7. Ten (10) runners may be entered in both the boys and girls meets / per school, only seven will run. Fewer than 5 may run as individual entries.
  8. Registration will be done on-line via the Runner's High website, RUNHIGH.COM. INSTRUCTIONS ARE ATTACHED. Registration must be completed by 5:00 P.M. on Sunday, OCTOBER 22, 2017.
  9. The following awards will be presented after the completion of the last race:
    • A Boys/Girls
      • Plaque to the 1st place team
      • Individual medals to members of the 1st place team
      • Individual medals for the five (5) state qualifiers not on the 1st place team
    • AA Boys/Girls
      • Plaque to the 1st place team
      • Individual medals to members of the 1st and 2nd place teams
      • Individual medals for the ten (10) state qualifiers not on the 1st or 2nd place teams
  10. PIAA Eligibility forms should be completed on the PIAA website no later than Friday, September 15, 2017. We are now required to report to PIAA the number of schools that can field at least 5 runners and state qualifiers could possibly be adjusted. So PLEASE make sure to have the eligibility lists up and accurate by 9/15/17!
  11. It is the responsibility of each school/coach to arrive early enough to allow athletes time to warm up. The time schedule will be strictly followed.
  12. There will be no JV competition at the District Meet.
  13. District IV Apprarel and Merchandise will be on sale in the main tent.

District IV and Bloomsburg University are not responsible for any lost or stolen items during the day of competition at Bloomsburg University.

PIAA State Meet Qualifier Info

Class A Girls - one (1) team and five (5) individuals

Class AA Girls – two (2) teams and ten (10) individuals

Class A Boys – one (1) team and five (5) individuals

Class AA Boys – one (2) teams and ten (10) individuals