ACA Invitational 2018

Tuscaloosa, AL

Meet Information


ACA Invitational

Printable W-9 Form

Home of the AHSAA Cross Country State Champions:

Girls 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014

Boys 2015, 2016, 2017

Host to the 2018 1A-2A Section 2, 4A Sections 2, and 6A Section 4 AHSAA Cross Country Sectionals

Review the information below and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at

Coach Charles Tiller

Head Coach American Christian Academy


Sokol Park, Tuscaloosa Map


Exit 73 off of Interstate 20/59 in Alabama. Then take a right (if coming from Birmingham) on McFarland Blvd. west. Go approximately 5.25 miles and make a right turn onto Watermelon Road. Go 2 miles, make a right turn at Old Colony Road. Go approximately .3 mile taking a left into Sokol Park. Plenty of bus and automobile parking is available on the left as you head toward the race area .25 miles down the road.

Back way:

Exit I20/59 at University Blvd (Exit number 79).Head north on AL-7/US-11 S/University Blvd E for 3.2 miles.The road will split, bear right and continue 2.3 miles.Take a right on Crescent Ridge Road and go 2.3 miles.Take a left on Jack Warner Parkway. Go .9 mile. You will pass Holt High School.Take a right in State Route 297 and go over the bridge.At the end of the bridge, take a right. Road sign says toward Lake Tuscaloosa. This road is Rice Mine Road. Go 1.2 miles.At the first light, take a left on Ol Colony Road. The sign at the intersection says New Watermelon Road. Go 1.3 miles.Turn right into Sokol Park.Plenty of bus and automobile parking is available on the left as you head toward the race area .25 miles down the road.


8:30am...Elementary School Boys/Girls (approx .95 mi)

9:00am...Middle School Girls (approx 2.28 mi)

9:30am...Middle School Boys (approx 2.28 mi)

10:00am..Varsity Girls 5K

10:30am..Varsity Boys 5K


All times are approximate.

Unlimited Entries per Varsity & MS race.


The entry fee is $19 per athlete with a maximum of $95 per school per individual race i.e. a school who has a Varsity Girls team and a Varsity Boys team would pay $190. Check payable to American Christian Academy Cross Country. Entry fees are to be mailed to 2300 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404.

Your school MUST be a member of the NFHS to be able to compete in the Varsity or Middle School races. Unattached athletes are not allowed to participate in the Varsity or Middle School races.

Elementary entry fee is $5 per athlete. Registration for the Elementary race will be from 7:45 to 8:00am prior to their race at 8:30am.


Go Choose the meet under the Calendar heading. Click on the button and follow the instructions. Deadline for Entry is Tuesday, September 18 at 10:59 pm Central.

Registration help:


In the Varisty and Middle School races, the Top 2 teams per race and Top 10 individuals will receive awards.


Grass and dirt trails. Spikes recommended.

TCBY Invitational Course Map


Coach Charles Tiller

Map to course:

For those of you using a GPS, the coordinates are:

Lat 33'15'53.01"N

Long 87'32'6.81"W


Course -

(G) 17:58.85 Rachel Roberts, John Carroll September 24, 2011

(B) 15:57.46 Payton Ballard, Mountain Brook September 24, 2011