Fast Cats Classic

Owensboro, KY

Meet Information

Online Registration Instructions

ALL INFO THAT WE HAVE POSTED WILL HAVE TO BE APPROVED BY THE KHSAA, DAVIESS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, THE OWENSBORO PARKS DEPT. AND THE GREEN RIVER DISTRICT HEALTH DEPT. BEFORE FINALIZING OUR EVENT. 

**WE WILL HAVE TEAM  MAXIMUM CAPACITY AND RUNNER LIMITS PER TEAM IN 2020 DUE TO COVID19 

PLEASE ONLY ENTER A  SCORING TEAM WHICH CONSIST OF 5-7 RUNNERS. NO INDIVIDUAL ENTRIES AT THIS TIME. WE MAY LOOK INTO ADDING INDIVIDUALS IF OUR 30 TEAM SPOTS ARE NOT TAKEN ON THE HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL AND 15 TEAM SPOTS ON THE MIDDLE SCHOOL LEVEL. 

     HIGH SCHOOL DIVISON: 30 TEAM CAPACITY WITH 7 RUNNERS PER TEAM PER GENDER

    MIDDLE SCHOOL DIVISION: 15 TEAM CAPACITY WITH 7 RUNNERS PER TEAM PER GENDER

  ***PLEASE READ IMPORTANT RACE INFO BELOW***

UPDATED MEET INFO AS OF 8-1-2020:  The Fast Cats Classic committee held a meeting this morning and made decisions to change this years race to the below changes. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THIS UPDATE MAY CHANGE AS WE MOVE FORWARD. AS OF NOW THIS IS WHAT OUR RACE WILL LOOK LIKE FOR 2020.



Until further notice, Kentucky high schools are only permitted to compete against schools located in Kentucky or located in a county that directly borders KENTUCKY. These strategies are being implemented in an effort to address social distancing and combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Out Of State teams that register, please follow the above guideline. WE STRIVE TO MAKE THIS RACE THE SAFEST AND STILL COMPETIIVE UNDER THE CURRENT COVID19 CONDITIONS. TO DO SO THE CHANGES HAD TO BE MADE FOR 2020.



 

FIRST: WE WILL BE MOVING THE COLLEGE RACES TO FRIDAY NIGHT OCTOBER 9TH. 

HIGH SCHOOL DIVISIONS:  WE WILL HAVE A CAP OF 30 MAXIMUM TEAMS PER GENDER IN THE HIGH SCHOOL DIVISIONS. THERE WILL BE (3) RACE DIVISIONS THIS YEAR, WITH 10 TEAMS AND 7 RUNNERS MAX PER TEAM. RED, WHITE AND BLUE WILL BE THE DIVISIONS. 10 BOYS TEAMS AND 10 GIRLS TEAM IN EACH DIVISION. WE WILL MAKE EACH DIVISION AS FAIR AND COMPETITIVE AS WE CAN. WE WILL USE UP TO DATE SEASON RACE TIMES FOR MILESPLIT TO PLACE TEAMS IN APPROPRIATE DIVISIONS. WE WILL SCORE EACH DIVISIONS TOP 5 RUNNERS. TEAM AWARDS WILL BE: 1ST  PLACE TEAM CHAMPION IN EACH DIVISION AND TOP 10 INDIVIDUALS IN EACH DIVISION. THERE WILL BE 6 TOTAL HIGH SCHOOL RACES WITH 70 INDIVIDUALS IN EACH RACE. (3) BOYS RACES AND (3) GIRLS RACES. 



High

School

In our effort to keep athletes and spectators as safe as possible, the Fast Cats Classic will be

contested in three divisions (Red, White & Blue.)
We will limit the high school competition to

30 teams with 10 teams (7 runners only per team)PER GENDER assigned to each race. 
Team will be assigned a 7' wide starting box with a 7' box between each. Schools

will be notified of their assigned division on the evening that entries close.

Winning team and top 10 individuals (both genders) will receive awards for each race. The entry fee for

the Fast Cats Classic is $75.00 per team for high schools and middle schools. Boys and girls from the same

school are considered separate teams. Checks should be made payable to Kentucky

Wesleyan College. 
Please mail to:

Tony Rowe

XC/Track & Field

Kentucky Wesleyan College

3000 Frederica St.

Owensboro, Ky42301

Middle

School

We will limit the Middle school competition to 15 teams (7 runners

only per team) PER GENDER assigned to each race. Team will be assigned a 7' wide starting box with a 7' box between each. Winning team and top 10 individuals (both genders) will receive awards for each race. The entry fee for the Fast Cats Classic is $75.00 per team for high schools and middle schools. Boys and girls from the same

school are considered separate teams.

Checks

should be made payable to Kentucky Wesleyan College .
Please mail to:

Tony Rowe XC/Track & Field Kentucky Wesleyan College 3000 Frederica St.

Owensboro, Ky42301

 

. Entries should

be finalized by Monday, Oct 4
 

 

2020 FAST CATS CLASSIC INFO PAGE (WORD FORMAT)

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HIGH SCHOOL RACE SCHEDULE:                                                                                                                                              9:00 AM: BOYS RED RACE =  (10) TEAMS (7) RUNNERS PER TEAM                                                                                   9:45 AM: GIRLS RED RACE = (10) TEAMS (7) RUNNERS PER TEAM                                                                               AWARDS FOR RED RACES AFTER CONCLUSION OF GIRLS RED RACE                                                                           

 10:45 AM: BOYS WHITE RACE =  (10) TEAMS (7) RUNNERS PER TEAM                                                                           11:30 AM: GIRLS WHITE RACE = (10) TEAMS (7) RUNNERS PER TEAM                                                                           AWARDS FOR WHITE RACES AFTER CONCLUSION OF GIRLS WHITE RACE 

12:30 PM: BOYS BLUE RACE =  (10) TEAMS (7) RUNNERS PER TEAM                                                                                1:15 PM: GIRLS BLUE RACE =  (10) TEAMS (7) RUNNERS PER TEAM                                                                               AWARDS FOR BLUE RACES AFTER CONCLUSION OF GIRLS BLUE RACE

MIDDLE SCHOOL RACE SCHEDULE

3:00 PM: BOYS (3K) Middle School  Limit of 15 Teams with 7 runners MAX per team                                                        3:45 PM: GIRLS (3K) Middle School Limit of 15 Teams with 7 runners Max per team  

PLEASE ONLY ENTER 7 ATHLETES WHEN YOU ENTER. SOME TEAMS HAVE ALREADY ENTERED OVER THAT NUMBER DUE TO THE UNLIMITED ENTRIES WE HAD PREVIOUSLY LISTED. PLEASE GO IN AND EDIT YOUR ROSTERS AS THE SEASON GOES BY AND YOU KNOW WHO YOUR 7 RUNNERS WILL BE. THE WEBSITE SHOULD ONLY LET 7 ATHLETES TO BE ENTERED FOR THOSE TEAMS THAT HAVE NOT YET REGISTERED.

 COACHES, TEAMS AND INDIVIDUALS:  We cordially invite you and your teams to compete in the 2020 FAST CATS CLASSIC on the grounds of YELLOW CREEK PARK in OWENSBORO, KY. This meet has become one of the premier meets in Western Kentucky. We hope you will consider competing in our meet this year.

As we all know, the contingency of this meet depends on how covid 19 effects the xc season. Be aware that changes could and probably will take place during this time. We will update all info on this page as changes take place



Below is Course Maps: 3K for Middle School and 5K for High School

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ALL RACES WILL BE CHIP TIMED!!         

PARKING: $5.00 PER VEHICLE.                                                        

Come join us at beautiful Yellow Creek Park on a fast, spectator friendly     

You may also contact: Tony Rowe: Kentucky Wesleyan270 993-3510. Mark Fortney: Daviess County 270 543-2662. Luke Stoffel: Brescia 574 529-1021

 The entry fee for the Fast Cats Classic is $75.00 per team.  for high schools and middle schools. Boys and girls from the same school are considered separate teams. Checks should be made payable to Kentucky Wesleyan College.

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From the north into downtown Owensboro after crossing the Cary Glover (US 231) Bridge into Owensboro - go straight (south) two blocks to Fourth Street. Take a left (east.) Fourth Street/ Hwy 144. After a mile or two you will pass McDonalds and continue straight for about 2 more miles before merging right onto KY-144 E. Take 144 about 2 miles to Thruston, Ky. The entrance to Yellow Creek Park will be on the right side of the road.

From the northeast crossing into Kentucky over the William H Natcher Bridge on Highway 231 S near Rockport, Indiana continue on following Hwy 60 W/231 S toward Owensboro. Exit east on Ky 144 (exit 21) and follow it about 2 miles to Thruston, Ky. The entrance to Yellow Creek Park will be on the right side of the road.

From the east (Audubon) exit right (east) onto Wendell Ford Expressway (Hwy 60/231) and follow to it around Owensboro to the Ky 144 (exit 21). Turn right and follow 144 about 2 miles to Thruston, Ky. The entrance to Yellow Creek Park will be on the right side of the road.

From the south (Natcher Parkway) exit (east) in the right lane onto the Wendell Ford Expressway (Hwy 60/231) and follow to it to Ky 144 (exit 21) Turn right and follow 144 about 2 miles to Thruston, Ky. The entrance to Yellow Creek Park will be on the right side of the road.

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Adrian DeCaussin Cross Country Trail

At Yellow Creek Park

Inner loop (1k) is red

Upper loop (1k) is blue

Outer loop (2k) is white

Start/finish line is yellow

3k = inner and outer loop

5k = inner and two outer loops

6k = inner, upper, and two outer loops

8k = inner, upper, and outer repeat twice

**mile and km splits are marked by permanent signs on the course for each race distance

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