2020 Cross Country State Meet Qualifying Formulas

To reduce the crowd and participant numbers in each race due to the Covid-19 Pandemic the following formulas will be used for our 2020 State Cross Country Championships.

 

  • Only the top 60 percentile of teams in each class (based on Milesplit top 5 average for the season) will qualify for the state meet. A team must run in a minimum of three meets during the season to be eligible to qualify to run in the state meet!

 

  • Qualify the top 25 individuals in each class (based on Milesplit ranking for the season) whose teams don’t qualify for the state meet and meet the time standards set for each class.

 

Boys                                       Girls

6A                    21:30                                       25:30

5A                    22:00                                       26:00

4A                    22:30                                       26:30

3A                    23:00                                       27:00

2A                    23:30                                       27:30

1A                    24:00                                       28:00

 

  • Using the above method, the possible maximum number of individuals in the largest race (4A Boys) would be 172, with all other races being 151 or less!

 

Using last year’s numbers with the above formula (the actual number of teams to qualify will be less this year due to the fact that many schools will not be fielding a team):

6A Boys                       18 teams out of 30 teams qualify for the state meet

6A Girls                       17 teams out of 26 teams qualify for the state meet

5A Boys                       14 teams out of 23 teams qualify for the state meet

5A Girls                       13 teams out of 21 teams qualify for the state meet

4A Boys                       21 teams out of 35 teams qualify for the state meet

4A Girls                       17 teams out of 28 teams qualify for the state meet

3A Boys                       12 teams out of 20 teams qualify for the state meet

3A Girls                       12 teams out of 20 teams qualify for the state meet

2A Boys                       10 teams out of 16 teams qualify for the state meet

2A Girls                       10 teams out of 16 teams qualify for the state meet

1A Boys                       9 teams out of 15 teams qualify for the state meet

1A Girls                       6 teams out of 9 teams qualify for the state meet

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