Regional Cross Country is set to begin at various sites on October 29th. The mandatory Online KHSAA Rules Clinic for the sport of Cross Country is available beginning today, August 10. History will be made at the 2020 KHSAA State Cross Country Championships, as the meet makes its debut at the Bourbon County Cross Country Course in Paris. This is the only day that this is allowed. SafetyTec will be available for medical needs. Roster, Schedule, Statistics and Score entry is required of all member schools. Practice time is once again available on Friday, which is the only day that practice is allowed. After this time, postseason penalties per Bylaw 27 will apply. The NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships will be hosted at E.P. 10: Craig LaBrue: 16:17.5 PR KS : Winfield Oct 20 KSHSAA Class 4A Chanute Regional: 34. Cross Country regionals will take place October 25-26 at various sites. Duties of the position anticipated to include but are not limited to: KHSAA Assistant Commissioner Angela Brown Passafiume, a 1989 graduate of Assumption High School who has served as Assistant Commissioner with the Association since July of 2010, will return to Assumption this fall as its Athletic Director, as announced today in this joint release by the KHSAA and Assumption. Organize and supervise the coaching staff to assure that the program is properly implemented. It bans all forms of jewelry which includes the rope/string bracelets that seemed so popular a couple years ago. Cross Country runners want to be pretty when they compete too! Legal Uniforms Information. Events that are always held the same time each year, or contests played between opponents regularly at the same time each year, should use the corresponding week numbers for reference when choosing dates, not the relative position within the month. The presentation can be viewed on most PC or Mac desktops and laptops, […]. All winners will also receive their recognition at that banquet. “For the first time, cross country coaches now have a course in the NFHS Learning Center.”. Watches are allowed and they are much bulkier and dangerous than any string bracelet would be. (Unless otherwise indicated, underlined portions are recommended changes in rules.) Beginning in May of 2017 with the State Bass Fishing Championship, Midway University presented a Female Student-Athlete of the Year award at each of the KHSAA’s 15 girls’ state championship events, with an overall winner selected following the final championship of the timeframe (2018 State Archery). “Our board strongly believes in the tremendous psychological advantages formed through the relationships between our student-athletes and their school coaches and school personnel, as well as the strong community values surrounding interscholastic, education-based athletics,” said KHSAA Commissioner Julian Tackett. The deadline for corrections is Monday, October 26 at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern). Class 1A and 3A will compete on Saturday, October 31. 6. If a student participated in 2013-14 at the high school level, he/she is grandfathered and therefore is eligible to continue participating at the high school […], KHSAA Partners With First String Media, For Enhanced Web Streaming Network. Hero shot for ‘Nova a personal thrill for LexCath alum, Dodgers’ A.J. I have always hoped that some coach with a sense of humor would throw away a meet and have his varsity guys team carry a grandfather clock with them and call it their collective “watch.” I guess I’ll just keep dreaming though. “We are excited to offer this course for cross country coaches,” said Dan Schuster, NFHS director of educational services. This also spans to the chants that KSHSAA has deemed unacceptable. Coaches need to be Bylaw 25 certified and be sure all requirements are up to date. TeamIP, the official championship apparel vendor of the […], Eight state championship trophies will be awarded this weekend in Lexington with the 2018 KHSAA Cross Country State Meet taking place at the Kentucky Horse Park and the culmination of the KHSAA State Soccer Tournament sponsored by the U.S. ARMY ROTC at Frederick Douglass HS. Remember, the clinic is required of all officials as well as all coaches at the varsity, junior varsity and freshmen levels, and whether or not the coach receives pay. “College and professional sports are great, but our unique opportunity to build relationships with our neighbors within one state is not one we take for granted.”. Credentials should be requested by the sports editor/director for all members of his/her organization needing to attend an event. KSHSAA Cross Country Championships 3A/5A/6A. Ellis caught news of Dunbar’s title, Lexington vs. Louisville for 7th time in finals, Grab bag of contenders in Sweet quarterfinals, Braden Miller has a ‘Ty’ to South Laurel champs, Fairdale’s back-to-back feat has aged well, Butler flattens Flyers to claim 5th title, Butler gets shot at record-tying 5th title. Through the efforts of a veteran and concerned individual by the name of Robert Williams of Menlo Park, California, there is now a national movement to have every high school and college in the United States honor all veterans and active duty military at events near Veteran’s Day. SafetyTec will be available for medical needs and TeamIP, the KHSAA official novelty vendor, will be on site. There are to be no further run-outs once athletes have reported to the line 5 minutes prior to the start of the race. The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. “We appreciate the great work of our longtime prior hosts at the Kentucky Horse Park and recognize their need for continual adjustments during the pandemic,” said KHSAA Commissioner Julian Tackett. The KHSAA is excited to open the nomination process for the Midway University/KHSAA Female Student-Athlete of the Year among girls’ Cross Country participants for 2017-18. The time schedule for 2020 will be posted with Class 2A to compete on Friday afternoon, October 30. At the April 27, 2018 KSHSAA Board of Directors meeting, new fall sport preseason practice rules regarding heat acclimatization were approved by a vote of 63-1. Fort Scott High School Tiger cross country teams have qualified for state competition after their performances at the Class 4A KSHSAA Regional Saturday at the Lakeview Recreation Area-Santa Fe Park in Chanute. Buhler. I understand that a three to five inch thin piece of string that was made as a friendship bracelet earlier that summer at camp could be used for more nefarious purposes down in the dark woods of a cross country race, but I think KSHSAA should take a leap of faith and make them legal. MileSplits official meet page for the 2019 KSHSAA Cross Country Championships 3A/5A/6A, hosted by Heartland Timing in Lawrence KS. The blacktop area within Paddock 1 will be available for placing tents, so please be prepared to secure team tents on that surface. I am just going to throw this out there right now, I do not, and will not, claim to understand soccer and its traditions. Nine state championships will be decided this weekend as the KHSAA Soccer and Volleyball State Tournaments, and the KHSAA Cross Country State Meet are conducted in Lexington and Louisville. For a list of those blogs, go to Using the corresponding week numbers will help prevent inadvertent scheduling issues. Congratulations to all participants and coaches who have qualified for the 2018 KHSAA State Cross Country Championships. Heat Safety Information. Teams Performance Lists Lists; Links; KSHSAA Rankings / 1A. KSHSAA 5A State XC Championships: 58. The KHSAA Board of Control conducted its regular meeting on November 14. This change DOES NOT allow KHSAA member schools to participate against other schools located in located in Kentucky that have chosen not to join the KHSAA. Assist in developing team rules, communicate them to the players and their parents, and equitably enforce them. vs The KHSAA, et. Deadline for nominations for Cross Country will be Thursday, October 11, 2018. On Monday afternoon, the Kansas High School Activities Association announced a change in the girls cross country distance race. Announcement Sheet. INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 10, 2018) — Further simplification of the uniform rule in track and field, and clarification on the method of determining the order of finish in cross country highlight 2019 rules changes in those two high school sports. Print. Buses shall park in the lower lot of Alltech Arena during the practice […]. Both competitive cheer and dance have already seen regional championships moved into the new year per the board’s July meeting. All warm-ups are finished when an athlete reports. A total of 107,166 rostered participants competed across the KHSAA’s 13 sports and six sport-activities according to information submitted by the membership, surpassing last year’s then-record total of 106,931. grade boys and girls. As a reminder, there are separate passes for all 6 races (boys, girls, class, etc) and if your school wishes to have a coach on the course for both the boys and girls race in your respective class and those coaches are the same, Athletic Directors are reminded to list that coach on the KHSAA database under both genders. Championship action continues that evening with the finals of the girls’ and boys’ state soccer tournaments at Lafayette HS with the first game starting at 5 p.m. INDIANAPOLIS, IN (August 29, 2019) — For the first time, cross country coaches now have a learning resource through “Coaching Cross Country,” an online education course available through the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Learning Center at This impacts all KHSAA constituents and includes guidance from the Governor, Public Health Officials, the Kentucky Department of Education, and additional guidance from federal authorities. Maybe a five-game football season, four or five cross country meets, 25 games for volleyball. 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