CYO Archdiocesan Champs 2015

Bronx, NY
Hosted by Fordham Prep

Meet Information

Tentative Timeline:
o Coaches pick up their teams packets (11 am on)
o Course walk and warm ups (11am-11:45am)
o K2 Boys 400m Race ( 12:00 pm)
o K-2 Girls 400m Race (12:05 pm)
o 3-5 Boys 1500m Race( 12:10 pm)
o 3-5 Girls 1500m Race (12:20 pm)
o 6-8 Boys 2000m Race (12:30 pm)
o 6-8 Girls 2000m Race (12:40 pm)
o Scoring/Awards Ceremony: (Approx 1:00 pm)

Medals: will be awarded to the top 15 finishers in each of the 6 races.

Meet Specifics:
o Eligibility: open to any/all upstate/downstate CYO Youth (unattached) and/or Teams only
representing school or Parish in grades K8. NO CLUB TEAMS.
o Event Maximum: Athletes are allowed to participate in one race only. No moving up or down
o Registration: All teams and athletes MUST be registered on the Milesplit NY website.
NO exception. Labels are generated on this site for competition. There is no cost to set
up a team and instructions are attached.
o Packet Pickups:
All registered team packets will be picked up by the team coach only! The coach will
pick up the packet and pay (cash or check to CYONY only). We do not accept debit
or credit cards. The coach will distribute labels to athletes on his/her team. These
labels shall be worn to clerking and competition.
All registered unattached athletes (not team affiliated) or walk in unregistered
unattached athletes can go to the registration table upon arrival.
Only coaches and unattached athletes at registration table PLEASE.

o Cost/athlete: $5 per athlete per meet.

o Courses:
The K-2 400m Course starts near the cowpath entrance, runs a 200m out-and-back course that includes a 50 pportion of the famous "Cemetery Hill" approach. Finish is again near the cowpath entrance.
The 3rd-5th grade 1500m course starts near the cowpath entrance and runs the CHSAA "Freshman Hill Lop", finishing at the CHSAA finish.
The 6th-8th grade 200m course starts near the cowpath entrance, runs a 500m flats course running towards the Tennis Courts and back ti the CHSAA Freshman Hill Loop. Finishes at the CHSAA finish. There will be official CYO pacers/trailers wearing neon green shirts.
o Clerking: Please have athletes aware of order of events and have them be competitionready 10
minutes before planned start.
o Competition/Grouping: Events will be run and scored by gender. Athletes must run in the
appropriate age and gender grouping. No exceptions.
o Finishing Chute: Please stay in order of finish in finish chute until label is removed and
applicable, you collect your medal. Please do NOT cut the line. If you intentionally cut the line
you will be disqualified. Please exit chute area quickly thereafter.
o Scoring/Medals:The K2 division does not count in overall team scoring. However, we will
award medals to top 20 in each division. We will tabulate team scoring in each gender division
of the 35 and 68 division based upon the scoring of the places of a teams and/or counties top
5 finishers. We will keep and tabulate teams places for each division (35 boys, 35 girls, 68
boys, 68 girls.) To determine overall championships in the boys and girls divisions we will add
the team scoringfrom 35 and 68 together. Low net score wins. Results will be tabulated and
awards distributed as quickly as possible at the end of the meet.
o Medals: Awarded at chute

o Results:Posted online at

o Other Notes/Miscellaneous :
Unless competing, please stay off the race course except during designated warm up time
Please assure that athletes are properly and sufficiently trained to compete in the event you
have placed them in and have adequate adult supervision during meet
Each team keeps their area clean of trash and when the meet is over all belongings are
taken home and garbage is disposed of. [These facilities are lent to us, free of cost and we
need to keep clean].
Coaches and athletes PLEASE stay away from the timing and medals/results table during
All officials are volunteers from various areas and of various ages. Please remind those
associated with your teams that they deserve respect and patience. If a question results
from an event please have the head coach address the concern to the meet director or meet
Volunteers who wish to help will be accepted on the day of the meet. We expect one
volunteer per team attending.
Most importantly, remind everyone to please remember why we are here and all should
enjoy themselves. Please no unsportsman like conduct, be they remarks, conduct or
We hope to see you and your team at the meet!
Tim Flynn
Meet Director
(914)7140434 (cell) (email)