Meet Information

Go the distance at the 21st Annual Disney Cross Country Classic presented by New Balance. This popular annual event attracts numerous Colleges, High Schools, and Middle Schools from around the country. The fast courses provide athletes a variety of terrain and a unique view of ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

EVENT CONTACT INFO

Website - www.disneycrosscountry.com

Phone - 407-938-3800

E-Mail - wdw.sports.tfcc@disneysports.com

This event is a Super Qualifier for the Florida Middle School State Championship.

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PARTICIPATING TEAMS

Participating teams list

2017 SCHEDULE:

Friday, October 6th

Upper Elementary, JV/Varsity Middle School, 1A JV/Varsity High School, 2A JV/Varsity High School, Open 5K

Saturday, October 7th

College, 3A JV/Varsity High School, 4A JV/Varsity High School

Awards immediately following races

*Schedule subject to change. Be sure to check updated schedule at registration.

*In each varsity race (all age divisions -- boys and girls), teams can run a maximum of ten (10) athletes. The top five (5) athletes will determine the individual team score. All other athletes from team's roster will run in the JV races.

*All Awards will start with Girls, and Boys will follow (unless specifically scheduled).

*Schedule subject to change. Be sure to check updated schedule at registration.

Registration/packet pick-up:

Friday, October 6: 10:00am-5:00pm

Saturday, October 7: 6:00am-9:30am

High School coaches should determine which division their schools should compete in based on the breakdown of enrollment numbers.

High School Enrollment (9-12 grade only):

1A -- up to 493 students (1 -- 470)

2A -- 493 -- 1525 students

3A -- 1526 -- 2092 students

4A -- 2092 + students

Middle School - 5th - 8th grade*

Upper Elementary - 3rd - 5th grade

* To be eligible to compete in the High School division, your team must be eligible to compete according to your official state high school athletic association per NFHS guidelines. Only athletes in grades 9 through 12 are eligible to compete in the high school division. See www.disneycrosscountry.com for complete eligibility requirements. No unattached or individual high school athletes.


ELIGIBILITY:

Upper Elementary School: Elementary school athletes in grades 3-5. Teams and individual athletes are allowed in the upper elementary school division.

Middle School: Middle school athletes in grades 5-8. Teams and individual athletes are allowed in the middle school division.

*In each varsity race (all age divisions -- boys and girls), teams can run a maximum of ten (10) athletes. The top five (5) athletes will determine the individual team score. All other athletes from team's roster will run in the JV races.

High School: Must be a current member of your state High School Athletic Association as well as under the rules of the National Federation of State High School Association (NFHS), and be able to compete according to your state's rules and regulations. Only grades 9 through 12 are eligible to participate according to NFHS sanctioning guidelines. Teams are responsible for verifying their team's eligibility prior to registering or making travel arrangements. Teams only, no unattached or individual athletes. Teams that are not a member of their state high school association may enter the Open Race as a club team.

*In each varsity race (all age divisions -- boys and girls), teams can run a maximum of ten (10) athletes. The top five (5) athletes will determine the individual team score. All other athletes from team's roster will run in the JV races.

College / University: Must be a currently eligible athlete representing a NCAA, NAIA, or Junior College, or NCCAA member Institution.

Open Race: Athletes ages 11 and up may compete in the Open Race. Club teams and high school teams that are not a member of their state high school association may enter the Open Race. First place team awards will be added for the Open Race if enough teams register.

REGISTRATION:

ENTRY DEADLINE: Registration closes at 11:59PM EST on Sunday October 1, 2017

NEW THIS YEAR, teams will register, input rosters, and pay in one system -- Got Sport. Please create a user profile when registering for the first time. You will need one profile for each team and/or individual runner you are registering. Each profile will require a unique username and you may reuse your profile year over year once created.

Register Here

ENTRY FEES

High School/College Entry Fees (per team/per gender):

•Late Registration Fee: $250* per gender if paid September 23 through October 1

*Up to 20 runners per gender, $5.00 for each additional runner over the 20 runner per gender maximum

Middle School/Upper Elementary School Fees (per team/per gender):

•Late Registration Fee: $150* per gender if paid September 23 through October 1

*Up to 20 runners per gender, $5.00 for each additional runner over the 20 runner per gender maximum

Open 5K Race Entry Fee:

•Registration Fee: $40*

*If entering a team in the open/club division, refer to team fees listed above.

PAYMENT:

All teams and Open Race/Individual Middle School athletes must pay online via the payment link provided below after registering online via GotSport and receiving invoice. Payment for open/individual athletes is due within 24 hours of receiving invoice.

Teams may pay online or via school check. No personal checks are accepted. For online payment, username and password created during registration process will be needed for login.



PAYMENT LINK




Checks will NOT be accepted at on-site check-in and need to arrive by Wednesday, October 4, 2017.
 Teams paying registration fees via school check may mail payment to the address below:



Via Regular Mail:


Disney Sports Attractions - Cross Country Classic

P.O Box 470847

Celebration, FL 34747



Via FedEx/UPS/DHL:


Disney Sports Attractions

Attn: Steve Margelos

3281 Sherberth Rd.

Kissimmee, FL 34747

407-938-3800

TRAVEL PACKAGES:

Teams participating in the Disney Cross Country Classic may book specially priced Disney hotel and theme park ticket packages through Disney Sports Travel. Room only options are available. Please call 407-938-3800 for pricing estimates. Disney Sports Travel will be able to start booking by the end of May.

Required Documents:

All participants appearing on the roster, as well as coaches, must sign an event waiver.

Adult Waiver (18 and older)

Minor Waiver (17 and younger)

Teams may participate in Priority Check-in by uploading waivers into GotSport prior to September 22. A team representative will still be required to attend on-site registration to verify roster and pick-up credentials. For more information please visit Priority Check-in

Teams that choose not to participate in Priority Check-in will be required to submit completed waivers at on-site

registration.

Rosters

Please visit GotSport to submit team/individual rosters.  Each roster will need to be submitted in each team or individual account under the Athletes folder.  Deadline to submit rosters is Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 11:59PM EST.

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