Meet Information

9th annual Kentucky-Indiana Border Clash

August 20th, 2019

Yellow Creek Park

Owensboro, KY

Coaches-

On behalf of Owensboro High School, we would like to take this opportunity to invite you and your team to the 8th annual Kentucky-Indiana Border Clash to be held on August 20th, 2019 at Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro, KY. Our vision in planning and establishing this meet is simple: Kentucky and Indiana both have a long tradition of great teams/individuals that rarely race each other...we want to have an early season meet to bring them all together for a great competition! We feel this meet will be very competitive and loads of fun for your athletes. We hope that you will consider participating. This race will be chip timed by 40LB sledgehammer Productions out of Newburgh, IN. Top 40 runners will receive medals and the top four teams will receive trophies.

Please see the next page for entry guidelines and complete meet information. If you have any other questions, please email Rachel Keeley at rachel.keeley@owensboro.kyschools.us .

God Bless,

Gary Mesplay

Head Boys and Girls Cross Country Coach

Owensboro High School

GENERAL INFORMATION

Date: August 20th, 2018

Meet Location: Yellow Creek Park

Address: 5710 State Route 144

Owensboro, KY 42303

TIME SCHEDULE

Note: Times listed are CST.

5:15 pm: Coaches Meeting

5:35 pm: Women's Teams Called to Starting Line

5:40 pm : Women's Race Begins (5,000 Meters)*

6:10 pm : Men's Teams Called to the Starting Line

6:20 pm: Men's Race Begins (5,000 Meters)*

*The KHSAA has regulations regarding the heat index. If the heat index is too great, we will switch each race to 4,000 meters in duration. This will be discussed at the Coaches Meeting and if a change is to take effect, it will be announced at that time.

ENTRY GUIDELINES

There will be no JV or Reserve race. Each team may enter as many athletes as they would like. Entries are to be submitted online through mile split. Entries will close on Thursday August 15th at midnight- There will be no late entries or changes. No exceptions

ENTRY FEE

$80.00 per team (men's are women's teams are considered separate). Make checks out to OHS Cross-Country. Entry fee checks are due by Thursday, August 15th and should be mailed to:

Owensboro High School

Attn: Rachel Keeley

1800 Frederica St.

Owensboro, KY 42301

MEET CONTRACT

If your school requires us to submit to you a meet contract, please contact us and we will be glad to provide this for you.

SCORING GUIDELINES

The KY-IN Border Clash will be scored with normal cross-country scoring to determine an overall team champion. The top five runners from each team score with the sixth runner to determine any tie-breakers.

AWARDS

Medals will be awarded to the top 40 runners in each race. Plaques will awarded to the overall boys/girls champion. Top four teams will also receive team trophies.

VENDORS

Concessions and KY-IN Border Clash t-shirts will be available for purchase for all athletes, coaches and spectators. T-shirts will be provided by Squares of Time. Athletes can pick the color and style of shirt to put the design on.

ATHLETIC TRAINER

A certified athletic trainer will be on site before and during the meet for any needs that may arise.

WE HOPE TO SEE YOU ON AUGUST 20th.

IF YOU HAVE ANY OTHER QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT Rachel Keeley at Rachel. Keeley@owensboro.kyschools.us

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