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Event Logo 2015 USATF Indiana Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships
Saturday, November 14, 2015 - Saturday, November 14, 2015
Ceraland Park
Columbus, IN
On-Time Entry Deadline: 11/11/2015 10:00:00 PM
Late Entry Deadline: 11/11/2015 10:00:00 PM

  1. I-65 south of Indianapolis - if you are traveling from/through Indianapolis expect some traffic delays on I-65 betwen around mile mark 90.
  2. Hwy 46 bridge ~1/4 mile west of Ceraland is closed. All participants coming to the meet from the west on Hwy 46 or Hwy 31 must take Hwy 7 east (~1 mile south of Hwy 46/Hwy 31 intersection) to CR 525E, then north to the park. Coming to the meet from the east on Hwy 46 is unaffected as the turn to park on CR 525E is before the bridge construction.

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Age Division

Distance/ Course Map

Start Time 

Open & Masters (19 yrs and older)

5 km (3.1 miles)

9:00 am

15 - 16 (born 1999–2000) 

5 km (3.1 miles)

Girls – 9:30 a.m. Boys – 10:00 a.m.  

17 – 18 (born 1997–1998) 

5 km (3.1 miles)

Girls – 9:30 a. m Boys – 10:00 a.m.  

8 & Under (born 2007 and later)

2 km (1.24 miles)

Girls – 10:30 a.m. Boys – 10.45 a.m.

9 - 10 (born 2005 - 2006)

3 km (1.86 miles)

Girls – 11:00 a.m. Boys – 11:25 a.m.

11 - 12 (born 2003 – 2004 

3 km (1.86 miles)

Girls – 11:50 a.m. Boys – 12:15 p.m.  

13 - 14 (born 2001- 2002) 

4 km (2.48 miles)

Girls – 12:40 p.m. Boys – 1:10 p.m.  

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 entry.  Send Proof of Birth with USATF # to Latashia Key (
Teams: Only registered USATF member clubs may enter a team.  All athletes representing the club must be must be affiliated with that club as part of their USATF membership.  To enter a team a club must submit the Team Entry/Declaration form.  Only athletes listed on the team declaration roster form will be eligible to represent the club at the Association, Regional or National championships.   
High School Athletes: High school athletes must compete in the Association meet to advance to the Region 7 meet.  There will be no waivers to the Region 7 meet.
TEAM SCORING: Eight (8) athletes on the team entry/declaration form may be declared as scoring athletes.  The top 5 finishers among the declared runners will score. 
COMPETITION BIB NUMBERS: All competitors must wear their assigned bib numbers during competition chest-high on the front of their jerseys.  Bib numbers will be distributed to athletes during packet pick-up. 
ENTRY FEES & DEADLINES: Entry Fees $10.00 per athlete. Team Entries: No additional charge
 Deadline: The registration deadline is Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 10:00 p.m. EST.   No entries will be accepted on day of meet. 
Entry Form: All entries (teams/clubs/unattached) must be submitted online registration  ► Click Here to Enter              entry system Instructions video
EVENT RESULTS: During competition, event results will be posted at the site.  Final event results will be posted at
AWARDS: USATF Junior Olympic medals will be awarded to the top fifteen individuals 
ADVANCEMENTS: Top 30 individuals and top 5 teams in each age group advance to the USATF Region 7 Championships to be held on November 28, 2015 at Blue River XC course, Shelbyville, IN.  All eligible athletes must be declared and paid for at the following online registration site: by the Region 7 meet registration deadline of Wednesday November 25, 2015 at 11:00 pm EST.
The top 30 individuals and top 5 teams in each age group will advance from the Region 7 meet to the National Championships. The National Championships will be held on Saturday, December 12 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. National Championships website
Area Hotels:  click here CONTACT:  Randy Stafford
DIRECTIONS:  Ceraland Park, 3989 S 525 E, Columbus, IN 47203