BYU Autumn Classic

BYU Autumn Classic



Date & Time

Fri Sep 14, 2012 @ 5:00 - 5:30 PM MDT

Location

Cascade Golf Center
1313 East 800 North
Orem, UT 84097

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Scores & Results

UniversityScoreResult
BYU Cougars151st
Minnesota Golden Gophers552nd
UVU Wolverines783rd
Idaho State Bengals1124th

Event Details

 

2012 BYU Autumn Classic
Cross Country Invitational

Friday, September 14, 2012
Cascade Golf Course, Orem, Utah

Saturday, September 15, 2012
Campus Cross Country Course, BYU, Provo, Utah

  

Registration

Results

  

The 2012 BYU Autumn Classic Cross Country Invitational will be held on two venues this year.  Friday's races will be held at Cascade Golf Course in Orem.  Saturday's races will be held on the BYU Campus Cross Country Course. 

College Teams - The collegiate races will feature BYU, the University of Minnesota Men, San Bernardino Valley College Men, Idaho State, Utah Valley, and Utah Women.

High School Teams - All high school teams in the state have again been invited to participate. 

Races - The collegiate men will run a 4 Mile; the women and high schools will run a 5K.

Invited High School Races - In addition to the collegiate races that will be held on Friday, two new races have been added to the Friday schedule: a Boy's Varsity Invitational 5K and a Girl's Varsity Invitational 5K.  Entry into these races is contingent on qualification.  The top team and the top individual in each varsity race of the following Invitationals will be invited to participate:

8/18/12    Hurricane Invite
8/24/12    Highland Invitational, Sugarhouse Park
8/24/12    Kearns Cougar Challenge
8/25/12    SUU High School Invite
8/25/12    American Fork Grass Relays
8/31/12    Utah County Invite
8/31/12    North Sanpete Invite
9/7/12      Lloyd's Lake Classic, Monticello
9/7/12      Provo Bulldog Invite
9/8/12      Wasatch Invite, Soldier Hollow

The top five teams and the top five individuals in each varsity race of the following Invitational will be invited to participate:

9/7/12      Murray Invitational

This will produce two quality fields of 120 runners per race.  If your team finishes in a qualifying position at one of the above meets and you are interested in participating in the Invitational races, please let us know and we will facilitate your registration.  A maximum of 15 teams will be admitted into each race.  Interested teams must express interest to participate no later than Monday, September 10th at 11:59 p.m.

In the event that not all teams that have qualified accept the invitation to participate in the Invited races, any open spots will be made available to the first team(s) that express an interest in participating.  Please send us a message to express your interest, mailto:doug_padilla@byu.edu

Course at Cascade - The 5K and 4 Mile courses are completely on the valley nine and are all grass.  The spectator friendly courses are 3 and 3 1/2 easy loops (course maps available below).  They are well marked and easy to follow.  Please be cautious to stay off the greens and tee boxes. Cascade Golf Course was the venue of the 2009 Mountain West Conference Cross Country Championships. 

Course at BYU -   The start of the BYU course is on the grass warm-up field to the north of the track, the finish is on the track in front of the main grandstand.  It includes the warm-up field, the outfield of the baseball side of Miller Park and the grass corridor between the track and Miller Park.  Each loop is about 1 mile.  The course has a number of excellent features.  It is all grass and track surface, with 70 - 80% of the course on grass.  All pathways near the baseball field are covered so that competitors can wear spikes.  The finish of the races will be at the main finish line on the track in front of the main grandstand.  The features of the complex include: seating for 3000 spectators with a view of 70% of the course, the main scoreboard, sound system, full bathrooms and concessions.

Cascade Golf Course venue

5K Course Map
4 Mile Course Map

BYU Campus Course

5K Course Map
         

Time Schedule
Tentative

 

Friday at Cascade Golf Course in Orem
  5:00 pm Men's 4 Mile
5:30 pm Boy's Invitational 5K  
6:00 pm Women's 5K
6:30 pm Girl's Invitational 5K

 

Saturday at BYU
 9:00 am Frosh/Soph Boys 5K
 9:30 am Frosh/Soph Girls 5K
10:10 am JV Boys 5K
10:40 am JV Girls 5K
11:15 am Varsity Girl's 5K
11:50 am Varsity Boy's 5K
12:30 pm Awards

 

  

Races at Cascade

Spikes - Spikes are allowed.

Spectator Admission - Entrance to the Autumn Classic is $5.  Children 5 and under are free.  Any youth athlete age 14 and under that wears their track or cross country uniform is admitted free!

Warm-up -  The course will open to the athletes beginning at 4:00 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Directions - Cascade Golf Course is located at 1313 E 800 N in Orem.  Click on the link to view map.  Additional parking is available at Foothill Elementary school.

  
 

Races at BYU

Spikes - Spikes are allowed but limited to 1/4" pyramids to protect the track.  No pin spikes or Christmas trees.

Spectator Admission - Entrance to the Autumn Classic is $5.  Children 5 and under are free.  Any youth athlete age 14 and under that wears their track or cross country uniform is admitted free!

Warm-up -  The course will open for the athletes beginning at 6:00 am Saturday morning. 

Directions - The Clarence Robison Track is located on the campus of Brigham Young University.  Click on the link to view map.  Parking is available in any of the lots for the football stadium.  Parking is also available in the new lot west of Helaman Halls across Canyon Road, and at the Smith Fieldhouse.

  

Registration - Registration will be processed on the web.  Click on the Registration link below.  High Schools should click on the High School meet in the High School Classification.  Contact Doug at BYU for the Meet Access Code, 801-422-1295 office, 801-367-6578 cell or by email.

Awards - Individual awards will be given to the top 30 finishers in the Frosh/Soph, JV, and Varsity races. Individual Awards will be given to the top 15 finishers in the Invitational races.  Team awards will be presented to the top three teams in the Varsity races and the top two teams in the Collegiate,  JV and Frosh/Soph races. 

Spikes - Spikes are allowed.

Timing - Timing and results by Rocky Mountain RunnerCard.  Each finisher will receive a personal RunnerCard at the end of the chute.  Results will be posted at the meet and web posted that same day.

Cost - Cost for each team is $50 ($100 per school), or $10 per athlete for incomplete teams. 

Admission - Entrance to the Autumn Classic is $5.  Children 5 and under are free. 

Warm-up -  The Cascade course will open for the athletes to warm-up beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Friday.  The BYU course will open for the athletes to warm-up beginning at 6:00 a.m.

Directions to Cascade  - Cascade Golf Course is located at 1313 E 800 N in Orem.  Click on the link to view map

Directions to BYU - The Clarence Robison Track is located on the campus of Brigham Young University.  Click on the link to view map.  Parking is available in any of the lots for the football stadium.  Parking is also available in the new lot west of Helaman Halls across Canyon Road, and at the Smith Fieldhouse.

Hotels - There are a number of nice hotels in the area.  Click on the link to view a list of local hotels

See you at the meet!

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Event Stories

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