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2011 PDXC Youth XC Series State Meet Information

Published by
MBergmann   Oct 22nd 2011, 5:23am


Thank you for your support and interest in the PDXC Youth XC Series Oregon State Middle School Championship.
As of this afternoon we have over 50 teams ready to register with about 30 that have submitted entries for a total count of over 260 athletes competing next weekend. It will greatly speed up the process on meet day if you are preregistered.
I am trying to put together a FAQ sheet for you to share with your athletes, coaches and parents to help ease the effort in getting toPortland to compete.
The meet is free of charge for athletes to compete in. We just ask that you have a waiver signed by a parent of legal guardian to be able to participate. We received a generous grant from the Willamette Valley Track and Field fund which allows in conjunction with several high school XC programs put this on for these athletes. It is a model that is being looked at around the country and viewed as a success in giving kids access to a great sport.
Instructions to enter teams and individuals will be supplied on this site if you have questions. It is important for us to have everyone registered by October 26th in order for us to prepare the labels and packets.
DATE:  Sunday-October 30, 2011

Location: Track Fernhill Park, Portland Oregon 97211-
Parking available around Fernhill Park or at the PCC Workforce Training Center: NE 43rd and Killingsworth

Race schedule for 10/30/11:

12:00 Girls SuperChamps
12:30 Boys SuperChamps
1:00 Girls Champs
1:30 Boys Champs
SuperChamps is the most competitive division
AWARDS: Top 25 individuals will receive championship medals. The top 3 teams will customized team plaques. This race is open to both individuals and Middle School teams. The teams can have a maximum of 7 runners. The team scores the top 5 runners and the other 2 runners can displace other team runners. Individuals do not count in the scoring.
Champs is a less competitive division and the largest races of the day
AWARDS: Top 25 individuals will receive championship medals. The top team will receive a customized championship plaque. This race is open to both individuals and middle school teams. The teams can have an unlimited number of runners  in this race. The team scores the top 5 runners and the next 2 runners can displace other team runners. Any additional team members do not count in any scoring. Individuals do not count in the scoring.
Team Awards: 2:15
Team awards will be presented following the Champs Races
Individual Awards will be awarded immediately after the race.
PDXC Shirts and Hoodies will be available to purchase with the option of adding Championship Details for an additional $3-5.
PDXC Short Sleeve shirts available for $10, Long Sleeve for $15 and Hoodie for $25. 

Please do not hesitate to email or call with any questions but hopefully this will be your one stop for information and feel free to pass this on to other coaches that I might have missed, parents and other athletes. The more information I can supply to insure directions to the meet. registration, meet day information and information about the races and awards....it will be worth the time spent typing it.

I apologize for not getting everyone on the email list but worked through some technical issues with my yahoo list...and it changes year to year. Feel free to pass this on 

We look forward to seeing some of you this weekend at Fernhill Park for a race on the State Meet Course in preparation for the State Meet on the 30th. 

Michael Bergmann
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