The Southern Showcase 2021

Huntsville, AL
Hosted by Huntsville HS
Timing/Results *Xpress Timing

Meet Information

The Southern Showcase presented by Huntsville High School

September 17th & 18th, 2021 - John Hunt Park 2151 Airport Rd SW, Huntsville, AL 35801 

Course video   --- 

**UPDATE 8/14 - The meet is officially FULL -- no more teams will be accepted.** 

Timing: Xpress Timing, Dan Passen - See LIVE RESULTS at:

The 2021 offering will continue to be a two day event. The Friday session will be an open 5k day along with the 2 mile races. 

*I have completed NFHS Sanctioning so that states other than just AL borders can compete. If this applies to you, please contact me directly ASAP. 

*Also - ONLY high school attached runners can enter. No unattached runners or club teams are eligible. 

*Furthermore, only schools that are members of their respected state associations are eligible to participate & a team staffed & certified coach must register and travel with the athlete(s) to the meet and be in attendance through their competition. 

Director: Blake Borden --

Friday *order of events subject to change

5:00 PM - Freshman boys 2 mile- unlimited entry for 9th grade boys ONLY

5:20 PM -  Junior High girls 2 mile - unlimited entry for 7-9th grade girls

5:40 PM-  Middle school boys 2 mile-  (7/8th graders)  - unlimited entry for 7/8th grade boys ONLY

6:00 PM- Girls "open" division 5K - unlimited entries, all grades 7-12, no time standard

6:25 PM - Boys "open" division 5K - unlimited entries, all grades 7-12, no time standard

6:30 PM - Awards - we will have one awards ceremony per day. The city of Huntsville will be providing a stage. We will begin with the earlier races 

Saturday *order of events subject to change

8:00 AM - Blue Boys - Group 2 varsity teams & a few B team/JV (teams with top 7 in championship) teams will be entered in this division 

8:25 AM - Championship Girls - top 7 runners per team

8:55 AM - Championship Boys - top 7 runners per team

9:15 AM - Blue Girls  

 9:40 AM - Crimson Girls 

10:10 AM - Crimson Boys 

10:30 AM - Awards - we will have one awards ceremony per day. The city of Huntsville will be providing a stage. 

Championship - Varsity Group 1- 7-12th grades eligible

Blue - Varsity Group 2 or JV next 7 - 7-12th grades eligible

Crimson - Varsity Group 3 & JV next 10 - 7-12th grades eligible

Open - Additional JV only - no primary/top 7 varsity runners - 7-12th grades eligible

Freshman - open division for all 9th grade runners- you can move your top middle school runners up into this division if you prefer

Middle School - middle school runners grades 7-8th (6th grade doesn't compete AHSAA)

*We will be hosting the following state qualifying section races again this year at this course**

1A Section 4 - Athens Bible, Cedar Bluff, Decatur Heritage, Falkville, Ider, Lindsay Lane, North Sand Mtn, Oakwood Adventist Academy, Pisgah, Sand Rock, Section, Skyline, Tanner, Woodville

4A Section 4 - Brooks, Central (Flor), Deshler, Madison Academy, Madison Co, Priceville, Rogers, West Limestone, Westminster Christian, West Morgan, Wilson

6A Section 6
Athens, Buckhorn, Columbia, Decatur, Hartselle, Hazel Green, Muscle Shoals, Randolph, Scottsboro
7A Section 4
Albertville, Austin, Bob Jones, Florence, Grissom, Huntsville, James Clemens, Sparkman

Entry Fee: 

$75 for each division entered

$15 Per Runner in the matter of runner/runners not having 5 team members.

Max per team - $500 - this is a total max across boys/girls 

*Payment: Please write check to: Huntsville High XC 

**To ensure your spot in the Showcase session on Saturday & receive the password to finalize entries - I need to receive your entry fee by 9/2/2021.

*Mail check ASAP to: - 1106 Westmoreland Ave SE Huntsville, AL 35801

******No pets or bicycles are allowed at the race venue per AHSAA & the City of Huntsville*******

HOTELS - if you need help finding hotels in Huntsville or info on restaurants etc., contact with the Huntsville Sports Commission.  


The city of Huntsville will be charging $5 for parking again this year & handling the logistics. Early arrival is suggested as spillover lots will be a bit further of a walk. There will be plenty of handicap parking near the course. 
John Hunt Park (Southern Showcase) - North Alabama Gold Circuit Standards
JV Boys 2-mile - sub 14:00
JV Girls 2-mile - sub 16:00
JV Boys 5k - sub 21:30
JV Girls 5k - sub 24:45