LHSAA D5 - Region 2 2022

Cade, LA

Meet Information

Meet Date: Thursday, November 3, 2022

Meet Location: Eagle Ridge Golf Course, 1655 Old Spanish Trail, Cade LA

Host School: Highland Baptist Christian School

Meet Director: Toby Blissett, HBCS

Race Starter: Toby Blissett, HBCS

Official Scoring/Timing: Threshold Timing

Meet Rules Official:


Jury of Appeals*:

Jimmy Witherwax, Hackberry; Scott Melancon, Westminster; Tommy Schexnayder, Hanson;

Bridget Temple, Northside Christian; Kara Menard, Hamilton Christian

*Jury members will be recused from any rulings directly involving their athletes.

Race Starting Times:

Girls 4:30pm

Boys 5:15pm

Awards Presentation: immediately following Boys race

Packet Pickup: Starting at 2:30pm

Course: The course is mostly grass/dirt with rolling hills. There will be some walkway crossings that

will be matted. Course is spike-friendly. See attached course map.

Meet Registration: All schools must register their athletes in advance online via

http://La.MileSplit.com. Registration by phone, fax, mail, or email cannot be accepted.

Meet Entry Deadline: Registration will close at midnight, Monday, October 31, 2021.

Meet Entry Fee: $105.00 per gender/$210.00 maximum per school; $15.00 per contestant for an

incomplete team (that is less than five athletes). Checks should be made payable to Highland Baptist

Christian School and brought with you to the Meet. Do NOT mail it in advance or try to pay online. No

team will be allowed to compete without paying the Meet Entry Fee at Packet Pickup.

Entry Requirements: Only LHSAA registered eligible athletes are allowed to compete in this Meet. No

ineligible or unattached athletes will be allowed to compete in any race.

Race Entries: Be advised that the entries you submit for the Regional Meet are your final entries and

cannot be changed between the Regional Meet and the State Meet. A maximum of (12) athletes per

team may be entered in the Meet; any (7) of those (12) athletes may compete in the Meet; but no more

than (7) athletes per team are allowed to compete in any scored race. No changes to your entries can

be made after the entry deadline.

Late Entries: A school with a delinquent regional entry form may still enter its contestants in the Meet

no later than two hours prior to the race in each division by paying a $50 fine for one contestant or a

$100 fine for two or more contestants along with the entry fee. The fine along with the entry fee shall

be paid by a school check payable to Highland Baptist Christian School.

Race Day Declaration: Your (7) athletes competing in the Meet must be declared no later than one hour

prior to the start of each race (same as State Meet). These (7) athletes must come from the list of (12)

athletes that you registered in accordance with the above. All bib numbers not declared as your top-7

must be returned at this time. If your top-7 are not declared prior to the deadline, the first (7) athletes

who appear alphabetically on your entry form will be the only athletes permitted to compete.

Race Packets: Your race packet will be available for you to pick up beginning at 2:30pm under the tent near

the starting line. We will have a table setup for you to check in, drop off your entry fee, and pick up your

race packet. Race packets will be organized by gender and school and will include your race bib numbers

and starting box assignment. Be prepared to declare your top-7 entries at this time.

Timing & Scoring: Timing and scoring will be provided by Threshold Timing. All runners will be issued a bib

number with an integral timing chip which must be pinned to the front of his/her shirt. All finishers must

cross over the finish line scoring mat in order to be scored. Runners that do not cross the scoring mat with

his/her bib intact will not be scored. A team must have a minimum of five finishers in order to receive a

team score. All runners in all races must wear school uniforms with the school name clearly shown.

Meet Results: All final results will be uploaded to La.MileSplit.com ASAP following the meet.

Meet Awards: Trophies for first and second place teams of each scored race; medals for top-7 place

finishers of each scored race; t-shirts for top-25 finishers of each scored race.

Qualifiers for the State Meet: Only the top-8 teams from each race of this Meet will advance to the

State Meet. All individuals finishing in the top-25 from each race will advance to the State Meet

regardless of whether or not they are on one of the top-8 teams.

Registration for the State Meet: Please refer to the 2022 LHSAA Cross Country State Meet Bulletin for

further detailed instructions regarding registration and payment.

Parking: Parking will be on-site at the golf course. There will be a $5 fee (cash only) for each vehicle

(excluding coach's vehicles with LHSCA coach's card). Overflow parking will be along the road. Any team

travelling by bus, please reach out to me directly to coordinate drop off location.

Concessions: Concessions will be sold by the golf course.

Final Meet Instructions:

No team will be allowed to compete without paying the Meet Entry Fee at Packet pickup.

Only coaches are allowed to pick up race packets. Not parents or athletes.

Be sure that you enter your 12-athletes in this Meet. You cannot add or change after this Meet.

You must declare your top-7 at packet pickup. And return all unused bib numbers at this time.

All teams will be assigned starting boxes.

A school must have at least five runners to have a complete team.

No team will be allowed more than seven athletes in the assigned starting box.

No one will be allowed to run in a scored race without wearing a bib number.

Any team found competing with more than 7-runners will be disqualified.

No coaches or parents or non-competing athletes allowed in the starting area.

No coaches or parents or athletes allowed in the finish area or timing tent.

Rules Compliance: Refer to the 2022 LHSAA Cross Country State Meet Bulletin and to Section 13 of the

LHSAA Handbook for further explanation of the Cross Country rules and bylaws.

The link to the entry portal is https://www.milesplit.com/meets/487618-lhsaa-d5-region-2-