Thursday, September 26, 2013

2013 USATF Montana Association Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships

Saturday November 2, 2013 Eagle Falls Golf Course – Great Falls, MT

Packet Pick up: 9:30am
Course Walk: 10:00am

Schedule & Age Divisions:

Age Division,   Distance,   Time
8 and Under Jr. Olympic Race, 2 km (1.24 miles), Boys–10:30 am, Girls-10:30 am
9-10 Jr. Olympic Race,  3 km (1.86 miles),   Boys – 11:00 am,   Girls – 11:00 am
11-12 Jr. Olympic Race,  3 km (1.86 miles),   Boys – 11:30 am,   Girls – Noon
13-14 Jr. Olympic Race,  4 km (2.48 miles),   Boys – 12:30 pm,   Girls – 1:00 pm
15-16 Jr. Olympic Race,  5 km (3.1 miles),   Boys – 1:30 pm,   Girls – 2:00 pm
17-18 Jr. Olympic Race,  5 km (3.1 miles),  Boys – 2:30 pm,   Girls – 3:00 pm
Open & Masters,  5 km (3.1 miles),   Men - 3:30 pm,   Women – 3:30 pm

***Schedule time is approximate and is subject to change depending on the number of participants. Runners in any age division may be combined. Therefore please arrive giving yourself ample time to warm-up and line up for your race.


Individuals: Current USATF membership is required to compete. Proof of Birth (copy of birth certificate, passport, certified baptismal record, driver’s license, or U.S. government identification) is required and must be submitted prior to registration and participation.

Teams: Only registered USATF member clubs may enter a team. All athletes representing the club must be affiliated with that club as part of their USATF membership. To enter a team, a club must complete the team entry/declaration process during online registrations. Only athletes listed on the team declaration roster will be eligible to represent the club at the Association, Regional or National championships.

Before start of Junior Olympic XC Championship (no later than November 1, 2013), please ensure that the membership chair has received (via e-mail or fax) a copy of the athlete’s Proof of Birth (copy of birth certificate, passport, certified baptismal record, driver’s license, or U.S. government identification) So Individual Memberships can be Date of Birth Verified if you have not completed in 2013. See Rule 300.1 (h) for further explanation. No birth certificate received after deadline will be verified in time for the championship so please adhere to deadline or you will not be eligible to complete online registration and compete in the USATF Montana JO XC Championship.

Membership Chair:
Gregory Mohl
Address: PO Box 7 Red Lodge, MT 59068
Phone: 406-446-9146 Fax: 406-466-8195
For questions regarding membership, contact:

minimum 5, maximum 8 athletes on the team entry/declaration form may be declared as scoring athletes. The top 5 finishers among the declared runners will score.

All competitors must wear their assigned bib numbers during competition, chest-high on the front of their jerseys. Bib numbers will be available to athletes at registration table during packet pick up. You must show proof of online registration.

During competition, event results will be available at Registration table. In addition, event results will be posted at, and the event website at

USATF Junior Olympics 1st through 10th place individuals will receive medals; 11th through 15th will receive ribbons. In the Open and Masters Races, The top five in each race will be awarded medals.

In Junior Olympic Races, the Top 10 individuals and top team in each age group will be eligible to advance to the December 14, 2013 National Junior Olympic XC Championships held at the Shooting Complex in San Antonio, Texas. Information is available at:
All advancements/entry for the USATF National JO Championship must be completed, paid for, and submitted online. Online entries may be submitted by visiting online registration link listed in registration packet.

Junior Olympic Online entries: Individual entries: $10.00 per athlete Team entries: will be pulled from individual Deadline: November 1st at 9:00pm MTN, NO EXCEPTIONS

For Open and Master Entry Information please go to event website for information:

**NO ATHLETE WILL COMPETE WITHOUT Age Verified and individual USATF MEMBERSHIP (due 11/1/2013, to membership chair) and COMPLETED ONLINE registration by 11/1/2013. NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED!

***Events: must enter all events online at Association Level.
***Waiver: Must be signed online.


The course presents a variety of loops. Distance will vary from 2k, 3k, 4k and 5k courses depending upon age groups. The courses will be primarily made up of grass, with possible asphalt cart path crossings in some areas.

Registration area will be set up at the Finish Line at the USATF Tent.

DIRECTIONS: Eagle Falls Golf Course is located at 1025 25th Street North, Great Falls, MT. It is just off of River Drive North (as if you were going to the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center on the South side of the Missouri River.

PARKING: Parking will be available near the Club House off of River Drive North.

CONTACT: Bill Brist, Meet Director,

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