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Please read the information listed below and send a request for link and password to address indicated. The Day session is closed. Only athletes who have run fast enough qualifying times in 2024 will be accepted into the Elite Night Session.

 

Elite Night Invitational Session

Meet Entry Information for the

APU Meet of Champions Distance Classic– March 23, 2024

There are two Sessions each year in the APU Meet Of Champions Distance Classic: the Open Day Session and the Elite Night Session. We are sorry to say that our “DAY” session is completely full—we will not be accepting any additional schools into the Day session; however, your school’s top athletes may qualify to be placed in the Elite Night Session of the meet based on their qualifying times.

We will be awarding large custom designed MOC medals for all evening races.

 

The evening invitational 800, 1600 and 3200s will be run from 6:45 PM to 9:55 PM and will feature the top two heats in all three divisions in the 800, 1600 and 3200. This night “Invitational & Rated” section of the meet will be open to all individuals who qualify.

 

In that night section of the meet, we will run the full mile distance in the varsity races, but we will also have a finish camera at the 1600 meter mark to record official 1600 meter times.

 

These are the automatic qualifying marks that will guarantee your athlete is placed in the nighttime Invitational section of the meet. If you have additional information that you feel may be helpful in seeding, please feel free to email me at any time
( torourke04@yahoo.com ) .

 

Division         Boys Var       Girls               Boys FS

800                   1:59.9        2:22.9                2:09.9

1600                 4:22.9        5:12.9                4:39.9

3200                 9:29.9        11:34.9             10:04.9

 

All entries will be done online.

You may begin the entry process at any time—it is now open. You can update your entries on-line until Thursday night, March 14, 12:00 midnight. We plan to have the seeding done by Sunday night and the entries and specific heats and start times will be posted on our website (http://www.mocdistanceclassic.com/ ) and emailed to each of you on Tuesday morning, March 19.

If there is any way we can make any part of this meet more of a positive experience for you or your athletes, please do not hesitate to call or let us know.

 

Meet Date:                 Saturday, March 23, 2024 (Rain or Shine)

Starting Time:           7:00 AM Girls 3200 (Races 3, 4 and 5 if needed)

Place:                          Azusa Pacific University

Entry Information: The entire entry process is on line.  Here is the process you must follow!

1.      You must first send an e-mail to…

torourke04@yahoo.com

 

PLEASE DO THIS IMMEDIATELY!

In that e-mail, please list the following:
 

-SCHOOL NAME
 

-COACH’S NAME
 

-CELL PHONE NUMBER WHERE YOU CAN BE REACHED
 

2.      Once we have received your e-mail, we will send you in a return e-mail the following:

-MEET ENTRY WEBSITE ADDRESS-We will be using MileSplit for registration this year—registration will be blocked to all schools until you have emailed us your information, and we have alerted MileSplit to unlock registration for your school.
 

-YOUR PASSWORD
 

Begin Entering:         You may begin entering your athletes any time after you have received your specific login information.
 

Updating Entries:     You may update marks, add new athletes, or delete athletes up until Thursday, March 14, 2024, at 12:00 Midnight. At that point no new entries will be accepted.
 

Entry Fee Payment: YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO PAY THE FULL AMOUNT FOR ALL ATHLETES YOU HAVE REGISTERED BY THE ENTRY DEADLINE OF MARCH 14!

YOU MUST PAY THAT FULL ENTRY FEE ON THE MEET DAY BEFORE ANY OF YOUR ATHLETES WILL BE PERMITTED TO RACE.

EVEN IF YOU BRING LESS ATHLETES THAN YOU OFFICIALLY ENTERED, YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO PAY FOR THE NUMBER OF ENTRIES YOU HAVE SUBMITTED BY THURSDAY, MARCH 14.
 

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED ON-LINE BY THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2024, BY 12:00 PM MIDNIGHT.

 

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED ON LINE—NO EXCEPTIONS!

 

 

Entry Limit:                           Each athlete may enter up to four events as per CIF rules.

 

Elite Entry Fee:                     $25.00 per athlete per event
(Make checks payable to “Arroyo High School”)

Please mail your entry fee check to:

                                               Arroyo High School

                                               Attn: Bryon Hake

                                               4921 N. Cedar Ave.

                                               El Monte, CA 91732

 

If there is any doubt that your entry fee check will arrive at Arroyo High School by Friday, March 22, then you may bring your entry fee check to the meet; however, if Arroyo has not received your entry fee check and you do not bring a check for the full amount, none of your athletes will be allowed to compete.

 

Divisions:                              Varsity Boys,

                                               Frosh-Soph Boys

                                               Girls

 

Awards:                                 Each race is a final and medals will be awarded for each race.

                                               In the 800         1-8 medal

                                               In the 1600       1-10 medal

                                               In the 3200       1-12 medal

 

* We always increase the number of medals if we create larger fields. Most of the time we medal approximately half the field in every race.

 

T-Shirts:                                “Meet of Champions” T-Shirts will be sold.

 

Additional Info:                     If you have any questions or suggestions, please e-mail:

torourke04@yahoo.com

 

Tentative Time Schedule:     Attached to this email is the Tentative Time Schedule. The final time schedule and the specific heats each runner is assigned will be emailed to your school on Tuesday, March 19.

Entry Information

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