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MHSAA to conduct middle school cross country meet

2019 MHSAA MS XC Classic Information


Meet Format:           The Mississippi High School Activities Association will sponsor a Middle School Cross Country Classic during the upcoming 2019 season.  This meet will be open to 7th & 8th grade student-athletes and all MHSAA middle schools.  Plans are to have three divisions (small, medium & large) determined by the enrollment of each participating school.  Schools that are planning to attend MUST download the MHSAA Classic Intent Form located on the MS.MileSplit meet calendar page and return to the MHSAA office by Wednesday, October 2!   Meet divisions will be posted Monday, October 7 on


Eligibility:                  This meet is open to MHSAA 7th & 8th grade middle school athletes.  ONLY athletes that have competed in middle school/junior high races are eligible.  Any athlete that has run on a Varsity Squad during the 2019 season is NOT Eligible for this meet!

Meet Date:               Monday, October 21

Location:                  Choctaw Trails, Jackson, MS

Race Distance:       2 Miles

Meet Schedule:      Division                      Girls’ Race               Boys’ Race              Awards

Small                            1:00 p.m.                   1:35 p.m.                2:15 p.m.

Medium                       2:10 p.m.                   2:45 p.m.                 3:25 p.m.

Large                          3:20 p.m.                   3:55 p.m.                4:35 p.m.


Entries:                     Ten entries per school with only the top seven counting for scoring purposes.  (Note: The number of entries may increase after all schools have entered!)  Entries will be done online at Meet name: MHSAA Middle School Cross Country Classic

Entry Deadline:       Entries will close at midnight, Wednesday, October 16!!!

Entry Fee:                $15.00 per athlete with a maximum of $100.00 per team (boys and girls are separate)!  Make Checks Payable to: MHSAA



Awards:                    Medals to Top 20 Individuals in each race

Classic Championship Team Trophy to winning teams in each race


Parking Fee:            $10.00 per vehicle, MHSAA State Passes accepted!


For Further Info:     E-mail or go to

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