Tennessee State Elementary School Cross Country Championships

2021 Tennessee State Elementary School Cross Country Championships

October 23, 2021

Athletes from all over the state descend on Victor Ashe Park to determine who is the best.

October 23, 2021

Victor Ashe Park

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Elementary School Course Map

Elementary School Video

Chattanooga10/16/2021Woodland Park Baptist Church, Chattanooga, TNAndy Johnson – 423-421-4403 / andy@trykidz.comWebsite / Online EntryCompleteGirls / Boys
Knoxville10/9/2021Victor Ashe Park – Knoxville, TNChris Kane – 865-385-6237 / knoxvilleyouthathletics1@gmail.comWebsite / Online EntryCompleteGirls / Boys
Mid-State10/16/2021Macon County HS Lafayette, TNPete Groesbeck – 615-388-3745 / goodman@nctc.comWebsite / Online EntryCompleteGirls / Boys
Tri-Cities10/9/2021Trailblazer Invite – Daniel Boone HSLen Jeffers – 423-612-0650 / lenjeffers@hotmail.comWebsite / Online EntryCompleteGirls / Boys
Nashville10/9/2021The Hermitage – Nashville, TNHollee Ally – hollee@nashvilleyouthathletics.orgWebsite / Online EntryCompleteGirls / Boys
West10/16/2021Shelby Farms Memphis,TNNick Dwyer – 901-359-2012 / ndwyer@memphisyouthathletics.orgWebsite / Online EntryCompleteGirls / Boys


Entry Deadline

All Entries must be completed online by October 19th, 2021.  You may not enter this event unless you have qualified through a regional qualifying event (qualifiers are listed by regional below) To enter online Please click the link below.  You must pay with Visa / MC / Debit online no later than 10/19/21.  School issued checks accepted. Please prepare your school bookkeepers with regards to online payment requirement or school check. If you need your invoice, please go back into athletic.net and print off your registration invoice. Please make sure to print this off and bring it with you to packet pick up as proof of entry and payment.  Scratches or no-shows will not be refunded.  Online Entry Tutorial


Varsity Division – (Boys and Girls pay as separate teams).  (10 athletes max per team) Maximum $60.00 per team.  If you have under 5 athletes $12.00 per athlete.

 Junior Varsity Division -$12.00 per athlete.  Maximum $60.00 per team (Boys and Girls as separate teams). This division is for large qualified teams (10+) that would still like all of their runners to compete at the state meet. Unlimited JV entries per team.

This is a Tennessee State Championship meet for Tennessee elementary school aged athletes only.  You must be in the 3rd, 4th or 5th grade to compete.  Any athlete that has competed at the Middle School level prior to the regional qualifier or state meet will not be eligible to compete.  Teams and / or individuals must qualify to compete in this championship meet through designated regional qualifying races.

Elementary School Varsity Division – Open to all Tennessee Elementary School Athletes (grades 3,4,5 that have qualified at a regional qualifier either as a member of a top 5 team or top 30 individual.  Teams – only your top 10 runners should be entered in the varsity race.

Elementary School Junior Varsity Division – Open to all Tennessee Elementary School Athletes of teams that have qualified at a regional qualifier (grades 3,4,5).  This division is only for those qualified teams with more than 10 runners.  All remaining runners outside of your top 10 should be entered in the JV Division.

All Individual qualifiers for the State Meet should enter the Varsity division race.  The JV division race is only for those teams who have more than 10 Elementary / 7 Middle School runners on their teams.


Teams / Individuals must qualify at only one of the Regional Meets listed below – according to the Region Boundaries detailed on the map below.
> Top 5 teams (boys and girls) and the top 30 individuals outside of the top 5 teams qualify for the State Championships
> Qualifying teams are limited to their top 10 runners for the state varsity race.
> The balance above 10 will be placed in the JV race.

Regional Qualifier Map

Here are some helpful tutorials to use when registering:

Enter Your Team in an Event

Register an Unattached Athlete

Create or Edit your Roster

Merge Multiple Athlete Profiles

Register for an Event

ES-MS XC Program Specific Tutorials

Elementary Registration Page

Middle School Registration Page

List of Teams

Not on the list? Fill out this form

Video Tutorial

Questions? Email knoxvilleyouthathletics1@gmail.com


There are several parking options available to you. Included are estimated parking spots available:

In Victor Ashe Park – Free (About 3-330 spots)

TriStar Park @ Badgett Fields – $5 donation to the park (May be limited due to tournament, about 100 spots)

First Apostolic Church Knoxville – $10 donation to the church (7-800 spots)

4828 Bradshaw Rd – $10 (55 spots)


Commemorative shirts and hoodies will be on sale at the meet for $20.00.  Hoodies for $40.00.  Apparel will be on sale Friday during course preview in order for athletes and parents to avoid lines on race day. If you would like to pre-order apparel and have it ready for pick up at the meet please go to: https://knoxvilleyouthathletics.squarespace.com/


Individual Awards – Trophies will be awarded to the top 30 in each race.

Team Awards – Plaques will be awarded to the top three boys and girls varsity and JV elementary school teams.

All-State Designation – Awarded to top 30 individual in both the Elementary School varsity girls and varsity boys races (All-State certificates to be awarded with trophies).


Team Scoring will follow standard scoring format.  Top 5 runners score with team tie breakers taken to runners 6.  Team Scoring
for all races



Event TimeEvent
Friday 10/22/21
4:00PM – 7:00PMCourse Preview –  Early Apparel Sales – Early Packet Pickup
Saturday 10/23/21
9:00 AM – 2PMPacket Pick Up
9:00 AMCourse Open for Warm ups
9:45 AMCourse Closed for Warm ups
10:00 AMGirls Elementary School Junior Varsity Race – 1 Mile
10:15 AMGirls Elementary School Varsity Race – 1 Mile
10:30 AMGirls Elementary School Awards
11:15 AMBoys Elementary School Junior Varsity Race – 1 Mile
11:30 AMBoys Elementary School Varsity Race – 1 Mile
11:45 AMBoys Elementary School Awards
12:00 PMCourse Open for Warm ups
12:45 PMCourse Closed for Warm ups
12:50 PMGirls Middle School Junior Varsity Race – 2 Mile
1:20 PMGirls Middle School Varsity – 2 Mile
1:40 PMGirls Middle School Awards
2:15 PMBoys Middle School Junior Varsity Race – 2 Mile
2:45 PMBoys Middle School Varsity  – 2 Mile
3:05 PMBoys Middle School Awards

Meet Contact Information

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