Meet Information

Date: Thursday, November 2nd, 2017.
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Updated Schedule/Info

A. Meet Organization
1. All MPSSAA member schools are eligible to enter into their respective regional meet. Formal application of schools entering must be made by submitting an online entry prior to Monday, October 23. Any initial entries submitted after the deadline will incur a $100 late fee made payable to the MPSSAA or the entry will be invalid. In no case will a team be entered into the region meet if an online entry form is not filled out by 10 a.m. on Monday, October 30.

2. Schools will have until Monday, October 30 at 10 a.m. to submit final rosters. Schools may change their initial submitted form as many times as they want up until the 10 a.m. deadline on October 30. The entry system will close at 10 a.m. on October 30 and region meets will be set.

3. The Following online method for entry must be used. Please follow these directions for submitting entries.
a. Go to , the site hosting the online entry process
b. Log in to your coach account.
c. Click on the Calendar tab and select the your Region Meet from the list of meets.
d. On the Region Meet page, click on Enter Online Now.
e. Check to make sure you are entering the correct region meet and then click on Enter School.
f. Enter/confirm your contact info and select the gender(s) in which you wish to complete entries for and then click Enter Team.
g. You are now able to enter a maximum of twelve athletes in events for the region meet.
h. After completing entries, print a confirmation copy of your entries by clicking on the print confirmation link at the top of your entry summary. The coach must bring a copy of this entry confirmation to the region meet.

4. The state organization meeting for district representatives and region meet directors will be Sunday, November 5, at the CCBC-Catonsville starting at 9:00 a.m. Meet directors are to bring Region Meet results in HyTek format to the meeting.

5. Advancement to the state meet
a. The number of teams advancing to the state meet from each region shall be based on the total number of teams entered by the deadline onto the MPSSAA website with the minimum of five runners:


(1) Complete teams will consist of a minimum of five runners and a maximum of seven runners who have participated in at least two varsity Cross Country meets prior to and including October 30.

(2) Official entry application must be submitted by the established deadline.

(3) Boys and girls will be counted separately.

(4) First year schools with ninth grade only may compete.

(5) If five individual runners qualify in the region meet from a given school, these five shall be considered a team in the state meet.
b. Formula used to determine individual qualifiers: 25 percent of the total number of competitors in the region race that day. A minimum of 15 runners will qualify.
c. Four races for both boys and girls (4A, 3A, 2A, and 1A) will be held as part of the state meet. Participating teams must have had 20 days of practice prior to the region meet. The race will include runners from schools that elected to field a separate girls team or who have individual girls who desire to participate in the meet. Girls may elect to run on the boys team when an equal opportunity is not provided for a school-sponsored girls team. They may decide at the region meet and qualify for either the boys race or the girls race.

6. Team and individual awards will be presented.