Ocean State XC Invitational High/Middle Schools 2024

Warwick, RI

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Meet Information

MIDDLE SCHOOL


Date: Friday, September 22, 2023 (rain or shine) 3:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Sanction: Requested for all middle schools in RI, MA, and CT through the RI Principals' Committee on Athletics Grades 6-8

Date: Saturday, September 23, 2023 (rain or shine) 8:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sanction: Sanctioned requested for the following areas: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (city and state), Rhode Island, Vermont, and Maine. Students who are official members of their respective high school teams are eligible. All schools must be members of their state associations. Schools from additional states should contact the race director (401-952-6333) as soon as possible for additional state sanction requests. The meet organizers will apply for additional state sanctions if requested.

MEET INFORMATION

Host Institution:

North Kingstown High School - North Kingstown, Rhode Island

Race Director:

Charlie Breagy and Siobhan Breagy - Meet Management by RunRhody

Contact:

Race Director- 401-952-6333 or help@oceanstatexc.com

Course:

Goddard Park, 1095 Ives Road, Warwick, Rhode Island 02818. 5,000 meters (3.1 miles), 4,000 meters for freshmen; grass and dirt paths, moderate hills, mostly flat. Middle School course is 1.25 miles. 

Directions:

From the North: Rte. 95 S to exit 9 (left-hand exit) onto Rte. 4 S. Immediately exit at Rte. 401/East Greenwich. Right at light onto 401/Division St. One mile curve right onto First Ave. Turn right at light onto Main St. One-half mile at light, turn left onto Old Forge Rd. Old Forge becomes Ives Rd. One mile to park entrance on left.From the South: Rte. 95 N to exit 8A/Rte. 2 S. At first light, turn left onto Rte. 401 E/Division St. Follow directions above.

Entry Info:

All entries will be submitted on-line. Entries will close on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18th at 9:00 AM. A list of schools competing in each race will be posted by Wednesday, September 20 at 9:00 PM. Chip Timing will be used for the Ocean State XC Invitational. 

Large Schools = 525 or more per gender

Small Schools =  524 or less per gender 

NOTE: If your school is entering a boys and girls team and the student counts per gender fall into afternoon and morning sessions, please contact the race management to be assigned to the same time schedule.

Entry Fees:

$120.00 Boys - This fee covers 21 athletes Additional runners in the jv and freshmen will be accepted at $3.00 per runner. TEAMS ENTER A TEAM IN VARSITY OR CHAMPIONSHIP BEFORE ENTERING ANY JV RUNNERS.

$120.00 Girls - This fee covers 21 athletes Additional runners in the jv and freshmen will be accepted at $3.00 per runner.

$15.00 per individual runner (when entering 7 or fewer total runners)

For the larger squads, the maximum fee will be $240.00 per gender (boys and girls separate).

Once your entries have been registered on line and the entries close, your high school is responsible for the entire entry fee. Adjustments will not be made for no-shows.

Entry fees should be made payable to: "RunRhody" Entry fees may be mailed to: RunRhody, 183 Purgatory Road, Exeter RI 02822

Meet Rules:

Guidelines provided by the National Federation of State High School Associations rule book. Please note in particular the articles dealing with uniforms and unsportsmanlike conduct. Coaches and other non-competitors are urged to stay off the runners' path in the woods. No bikes or other vehicles are permitted.

Parking:

Park rangers will direct cars to ample parking available within the park. Buses will be allowed to drop off passengers and then follow directions to park in designated areas.

Facilities:

Bathrooms and food concession available. T-shirts will be sold at the meet. No lockers or showers available at race site. Team tents/canopies permitted.

Schedule:

All races will start on time. Please limit entries to those athletes who can finish within the allotted time for each race.