14th Annual TCBY Invitational
Home of the AHSAA Cross Country State Champions:
Girls 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2019
Boys 2015, 2016, 2017
Host to the 2020 4A Sections
3, 5A Section 2, and 6A Section 3 AHSAA Cross Country Sectionals
Review the information below and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at email@example.com
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.
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. The 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.
8:30 am...Elementary School Boys/Girls (approx .95 mi)
9:00 am...Middle School Girls (approx 2.28 mi)
9:30 am...Middle School Boys (approx 2.28 mi)
10:00am..Varsity Girls 5K, Small/Large Sch Combined,7 Runners/ Team
10:15 am..Middle School Awards
10:30 am..Varsity Boys 5K, Small/Large Sch Combined,7 Runners/ Team
11:00a...Junior Varsity Girls 5K (unlimited entries)
11:30 am..Junior Varsity Boys 5K (unlimited entries)
All times are approximate.
Limit 7 athletes for the Varsity race.
Unlimited Entries per MS & JV race.
The entry fee is $19 per athlete with a maximum of $95 per school per individual race i.e. a school that 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. There is no charge for JV runners if you have a full paying team in the Varsity race of the same gender.
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.
The elementary entry fee is $5 per athlete. Registration for the Elementary race will be from 7:45 to 8:00 am prior to their race at 8:30 am.
Go to www.alabamarunners.com. Choose the meet under the Calendar heading. Click on the button and follow the instructions. The deadline for entry is Tuesday, September 15 at 10:59 pm Central.
In the Middle School races, the Top 2 teams per race and Top 10 individuals will receive awards.
In the Varsity race, the Top 2 Small School Boy/Girls teams (1A-3A), the Top 2 Large School Boy/Girls teams (4A-7A), the Top 10 Small School Boy/Girls individuals (1A-3A), the Top 10 Large School Boys/Girls individuals (4A-7A) will receive awards. The Top JV Boy/Girls teams and Top 10 JV athletes will receive awards.
Grass and dirt trails. Spikes recommended.
Coach Charles Tiller
Map to the course:
For those of you using a GPS, the coordinates are:
(G) 17:58.85 Rachel Roberts, John Carroll September 24, 2011
(B) 15:57.46 Payton Ballard, Mountain Brook September 24, 2011
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