4th Annual Florida Horse Park Invitational Presented by B3R 2017

Ocala, FL

Meet Information

This event has been postponed to October 14th due to Hurricane Irma. I wish everyone a safe weekend and hope to see everyone in October at the Florida Horse Park.

Florida Horse Park Invitational Florida Horse Park October 14th, 2017 11008 S Hwy 475, Ocala, FL 34480 Hosted by B3R Sports Contact: Dusty Smith dusty@b3rsports.com

For PDF version of flyer click here

Bookkeeper Click Here!
To enter this event you must have a password for flrunners online entry. To obtain the password your bookkeeper will need to do the following. Cut the top portion of this flyer out (see cut line below) and send with a check in the mail to B3R Sports Atten :Dusty Smith 9151 NW 40th Street Chiefland, FL 32626. On the check please type the coaches e-mail so I will know who to send the password to. If paying with a credit card please e-mail me (dusty@b3rsports.com) the individual who is paying e-mail. I will then send a PayPal invoice via e-mail, once I have confirmation of the payment I will then send the password to the individual that paid. W-9 form is available upon request. If B3R Sports has to fill out any local vendor forms for your specific county, there will be an additional $20 processing fee added to the total amount.

College $100 Single Gender $200 M&F $25 Individual/ Open (Entries for college and open will be on www.directathletics.com) https://www.directathletics.com/meets/xc/11304.html

High School $70 Single Gender $130 Combined M&F (Varsity can run 10 runners) JV (up to 20 runners per gender) free with registration of varsity Over 20 JV runners $5 per runner

Middle & Elementary $15 Individual $60 Single Gender $100 Combined M&F

Coach Information
The Florida Horse Park Invitational will consist of a College, High School 5k, Middle & Elementary school 2k & 3K. The college/ open division will be on Friday afternoon. There will be mens followed by a womens 5k. The high school 5k will have a Varsity and JV race (NO UNATTACHED RUNNERS). Varsity races are allowed to run 10 athletes and JV unlimited entries. The middle school races will have a boy and girls 3k race. The elementary 2k race will be combined with boys and girls. There will be no assigned starting boxes; it will be first come first serve. The varsity races will be cut off at 30 minutes, your runner will be pulled off the course. If they cannot run in under 30 minutes they need to be in the JV race. If your athlete gets caught by the following race they will not be in the results. All out of state schools are welcome; please e-mail me asap if you are coming so I can get the sanctioning process going for your state.


High School Friday Packet Pick up 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Gates Close 7:30p.m.
Saturday Gates Open 5:30 a.m.
HS Boys Varsity Invite 5K 7:40 a.m.
HS Girls Varsity Invite 5K 8:00 a.m.
HS Boys JV 5K 8:20 a.m.
HS Girls JV 5K 8:50 a.m.
Girls Middle School 3k 9:20 a.m.
Boys Middle School 3k 9:40 a.m.
B&G Elementary 2k 10:00 a.m.
Awards To follow the final race.

Online Entry
Registration will be on www.directathletics.com for college/ open. Registration will be on www.flrunners.com high school, middle school & elementary school. To be able to register your team, you must pay for your team first in order to get the password to open up the registration. Please see above for those instructions. Registration will end Wednesday October 11th at midnight. College, High School, Middle School & Elementary school coaches please enter your entire roster, not just your Varsity runners. Any additions or changes after the entry deadline and on race day is $5 per change, this includes spelling errors as well as additions. For any questions please e-mail me at dusty@b3rsports.com.

Packet Pick-Up
Packet pick up will start when the course opens Friday at 3:00 p.m. and end at 6 p.m. It will open again Saturday morning at 5:30 a.m. when the gates open. Coaches must pay online to enter no checks will be accepted the day of the event. Coaches please make sure you get your packets 30 minutes before your race to ensure enough time to get the timing chips signed out and onto your runners shoes. Coaches will be in charge of returning the timing chips back where they picked their packets up.

Parents Information
There will be a $10.00 per vehicle charge for spectator parking. Team buses and team vans are free, if a parent has an athlete in the car they still have to pay $10. Coaches please make sure your parents are aware of this!

Overnight RV camping
The Florida Horse Park has RV hook ups for overnight camping. The sites have power & water (no sewage dumping). The park also has restrooms and showers on site. RV sites are $100 and must be reserved & paid by Friday September 1st 2017. Check in must be completed by Friday September 8th at 7 p.m.! For information e-mail dusty@b3rsports.com with the heading: RV Camping FHP Invite

Event Shirts
Event tech t-shirts will be on sale for $15.00 pre- sale till August 24th 2017. Day of the event will be $20.00 cash $21.00 credit card and in limited quantity at the event .To be guaranteed a t-shirt you can pre order by e-mailing dusty@b3rsports.com. Youth sizes will be pre sale only! We will need team name, quantity & shirt sizes. Order must be sent and paid for by Sunday August 24th. No exceptions!!! These shirts are tech tshirt.

Event Lapel Pins
A great addition to your varsity letter or for that track bag to show off where you have raced. Event pins will be $5 cash $6 credit card. You can also pre order these pins with your event t-shirts to be guaranteed a pin. These too will be in limited quantity at the meet so make sure to get yours

Athletes Information
Welcome to your p.r. course. This course is fast with long straights, small rolling hills and packed grass. The main field is a international horse cross country course. This course will be a great start to your season to boost the confidence of your new and experienced runners. The mile and 2 mile is located within walking distance of the start and finish giving spectators maximum viewing spots to watch their athlete. To view the course, go to our website www.b3rsports.com or Click Here we have two amazing videos to show off our course.

Event Records
2002K 2016 Brock Glover Hillsborough Harriers 8:49.78
2016 Meaghan Ballard Hillsborough Harriers 10:22.42
2990k 2015 Kaio Valle Windermere Prep 10:28.93
2016 Ani Veltcheva Abraham Lincoln 10:54.13
5026k 2016 Charles Hicks Bolles 15:33.21
2016 Caitlin Collier Bolles 18:41.50

Individual Awards
College top 2 receive trophies, 3-10 medals
HS Varsity top 2 receive trophies, 3-10 medals s 11-50 ribbons.
HS JV top 3 medals 4-25 ribbons
Middle School top top 2 receive trophies, 3-10 medals
Elementary School top top 2 receive trophies, 3-10 medals

Individuals must be present at awards ceremony to receive award. We will not give them out early or mail them.

Team Awards
College, High School Varsity, Middle & Elementary top 2 overall teams Boys and Girls will get custom team awards. Winners will receive a 3ft Horse Shoe with event logo and runner up will receive a 2ft Horse Shoe with event logo.

Instant results as you finish
Half-Mile Timing will have a scoreboard scrolling individual times as the runners finish. After the last individual finishes each race you can find the results on halfmiletiming.com.

Custom Mile Markers
All 3 mile markers will be 8 tall so you can see them. This course the start, finish, 1 mile and 2 mile are all within 400 meters of each other making it very spectator and coach friendly.