WHAT: 2018 NCAA Division II Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships
WHEN: Saturday, November 17 - men's race at 10:30 a.m., women's race at 11:45 a.m.
WHERE: Hayden Park | Hillsdale College | Google Maps location | Address: 1620 Barber Drive Hillsdale, MI 49242
WHO: A total of 78 cross country programs in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC), Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) and Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC)
Parking for teams & officials is onsite at Hayden Park. Teams & officials will be directed to the Hayden Park driving range. Team buses/charters will be directed to the parking area adjacent to the intramural fields at Hayden Park. Spectator parking is located along Barber Drive and at the lower field area off Barber Drive; behind the Biermann Athletic Center. A shuttle will be available to transport spectators to the start/finish area of Hayden Park as needed.
Josh Calver, Assistant Athletic Director | office (517) 607-3140 | cell: (419) 564-8728
ATHLETIC TRAINING INFORMATION:
Key Contact: Lynne Neukom | (517) 607-3157 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Athletic Training Hours
Athletic trainers must be available on the course the duration of practices.
Thursday 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The training room is located on the lower level of the Roche Sports Complex. A training area also will be set up on the course. If you have any special needs, please contact Lynne Neukom (email@example.com; 517-607-3157).
Live results of the race will be available through www.onthemarktiming.com (exact link forthcoming)
Photo Gallery link (will be updated throughout the day of competition)
Key contact: Brad Monastiere | (517) 607-3172 | firstname.lastname@example.org
TEAM CAMP INFORMATION:
Team camp areas will be located on the south and east portion of the intramural fields
PRACTICE DAY - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16
12 p.m. - 5 p.m. course available for practice
2:45 - 4:15 p.m. packet pickup in Biermann Center mezzanine
4:30 p.m. mandatory coach's meeting in Biermann Center mezzanine
COMPETITION DAY - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17
8:30 a.m. - course open to competitors
9:10 a.m. - clerking procedures begin for men's race
10:10 a.m. - men's competitors called to starting line
10:15 a.m. - national anthem
10:20 a.m. - second call to start line for men
10:25 a.m. - start line cleared of all non-competitors
10:28 a.m. - starting line instructions issued
10:30 a.m. - start of men's 10K race
10:25 a.m. - clerking procedures begin for women's race
11:25 a.m. - women's competitors called to starting line
11:35 a.m. - second call to start line for women
11:40 a.m. - start line cleared of all non-competitors
11:43 a.m. - starting line instructions issued
11:45 a.m. - start of women's 6K race
Immediately after completion of women's race - awards presentation
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFICATION DETAIL:
The top three teams from each regional meet will automatically advance to the championship finals (24 teams total).
Ten (10) at-large teams will be selected by the NCAA Division II Men's and Women's Cross Country Committee using the selection criteria found here. There is no limit to the number of at-large teams that may be selected from any given region.
The top two individuals who are not part of a qualifying team will automatically advance to the championship finals (16 individuals total).
All individuals who finish in the top five at the regional meet and are not part of a qualifying team will automatically advance to the championships finals.
The next eight individuals will be selected at-large.
The team and individual winning the regional will be recognized and presented with an NCAA trophy.