Boys' Cross Country Tournament Information

The 36th Annual Girls’ State Cross Country Meet and the 54th Annual Boys’ State Cross Country Meet will be held on Saturday, October 25th in Minot at Souris Valley Golf Course, Mitch Lunde (mitch.lunde@sendit.nodak.edu) manager. Separate meets will be held for the Division A girls’ and boys’ teams as well as the Division B boys’ and girls’ teams. 

The Division B Girls’ event will begin at 12:00 p.m., the Division B Boys’ event will begin at 12:45 p.m. Awards will immediately follow the completion of the B Division. The Division A Girls’ event will start at 2:15 p.m. and the Division A Boys’ event will start at 3:00 p.m. with awards ceremony for the A Division immediately following the two races. The girls will run a 4000 meter course and boys will run a 5000 meter course. Provisions will be made to walk the course at 10:00 a.m. for those wishing to do so. There will be no practice on the course the day or evening prior to the competition. The meet is open to any Cross Country Division A or B school submitting an entry form which will be electronically provided to the school administration. Submit this registration form no later than Monday at 10:00 a.m. prior to the state event. Both the boys’ team and the girls’ team may be submitted on the same entry form. Entries submitted after deadline date up to Noon Monday prior to the State Meet must be accompanied by a $25.00 late entry fee. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED BEYOND THAT TIME.

Click HERE for Hotels Availability Listing.

Click HERE for State Tournament shirt order form (Orders Due October 23rd at 3:00 pm)

Click the links below for live meet results:

B Girls  -  B Boys  -  A Girls   -  A Boys

Meet Information: 

WHEN:               October 25, 2014
WHERE:             Souris Valley Golf Course
MAP:              http://www.gomagi.com  Shows allowable Team Camp Sites, Parking, Gates, Concessions, and Restrooms.  The course is grass. However, there are short road crossings. The course will be closed to teams until Saturday morning.
ADMISSION: The NDHSAA will be charging $8 for adults and $5 for students.  Please inform your parents and fans of the fee.
DIRECTIONS:   Teams must get on Burdick Expressway EITHER by heading W from Hwy 83 (Broadway) OR heading E from Hwy 2&52. Near the W edge of town; the golf course is on the N side of the road, across the RR tracks near Hwy 2.
PARKING:             Bus parking is in the grass area just west of the golf course on the south side of the road.  Spectators may park in the MAYSA parking lot  - South of golf course (shuttle will be available) and on either side of the nearby road. Signs will be posted.
SCHEDULE:     
10:00 AM – Course Available for Walking
(Class B change deadline prior to 10:30 AM)
10:30 AM – Class B Coaches Meeting—Souris Valley Golf Course Clubhouse
12:00 PM – Class B Girls’ (4,000 meters)      
12:45 PM – Class B Boys’ (5,000 meters)
                   *Class B Awards Ceremony following the B Boys race
(Class A change deadline prior 12:30 PM
12:30 PM – Class A Coaches Meeting – Souris River Golf Course Clubhouse
1:00 PM- Course available for Class A Participants to walk
2:15 PM – Class A Girls’ (4.000 meters)
3:00 PM – Class A Boys’ (5,000 meters)
                   *Class A Awards Ceremony following the B Boys race 

TEAM CAMP SITES:   Teams can set up team camps in designated area.  Please refer to map.
RESTROOMS:           Port-a-potties will be available.  Please do not use golf course clubhouse.
CHECK IN:                 Each coach should check in at the clubhouse upon arrival and pick up registration packet with meet materials.
COACHES MEETING:         Class B Coaches Meeting @ 10:30 AM; Class A Coaches @ 12:30 PM – Souris River Golf Course Clubhouse
MEET MATERIALS:  The XC State Registration form and Bib Tag Instructions are posted on the ndhsaa.com website under Athletics/Boys' or Girls' Cross Country. On the right hand side of the page under Boys’ or Girls' Cross Country Files you will find
• 2014 State XC Registration.xls
• 2014 Bib Tag XC Instructions
Download registration form; complete and email by due date Monday, Oct. 20, 10:00AM. Entries submitted after deadline up to NOON require a $25 late fee. Please send registration to  sue.carlsrud@ndhsaa.org
INJURIES/FIRST AID: Trinity Sports Medicine will be on hand to take care of any needs.  Trinity will be set up by finish area. Please bring your own training supplies.
NUMBERS:  Each athlete has an assigned number to be pinned to the front of their singlet.
T-SHIRTS:  Will be sold outside of the golf club house. 
CONCESSIONS:  Concessions will be available.
MOTELS:  Participating schools are responsible for securing their own lodging if needed.
Jury of Appeals: The juries of appeals members are:  Justin Fletschok, Jerry Schwartz, & Thadd  O’Donnell                                                                                    
INFORMATION:  Dogs will NOT be allowed on the course  We also ask that coaches police their area for cleanup after the races.
A REMINDER FOR ALL FANS & ATHLETES TO STAY OFF OF TEE BOXES AND GREENS!

Through the use of the adjusted score procedure, those schools who enter or compete with fewer than 5 on a team will still post a team score. If fewer than five members of a team finish a race, the score of the remaining slots up to five will be a score of one more (plus two more, etc.) than the field that finishes.

Schools with more than five members finishing the race shall have their five highest finishers’ scores count toward the team championship. Ties in team scoring shall be resolved by comparing the sixth runner’s score from each team. Uniform rules as set by the National Federation shall be enforced at the State Meet.

STARTING LINE: Each space recommended be a minimum of 2 meters wide. At the starting line, lanes will be left vacant when more lanes available than teams. Example: Lane spots available = 24 / Teams Competing = 20. Prior to drawing for team starting positions, the meet manager will pull out 4 positions such as lanes 4, 8, 12 and 16. Starting assignments would then be drawn and assigned in lanes 1-3 (lane 4 open), 5-7 (lane 8 open), 9-11 (lane 12 open), 13-15 (lane 16 open), 17-20 USE OF GOLF CARTS, BICYCLES AND OTHER

MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION AT THE COURSE shall be limited to officials and workers of the State Meet.
AWARDS: Trophies will be given to the top 5 teams in each of the four divisions. Individual plaques will be given to the top twenty runners in each of the four divisions plus individual plaques will be given to each member of the runner-up and championship team in each of the four divisions.

Previous Champions

CLICK HERE for previous Class A & B Boys' Cross Country team and individual champions.

CLICK HERE for previous Class A & B Girls' Cross Country team and individual champions.

Updated 10/22/2014