CROSS COUNTRY


I.   Competition will be as follows:  Boys' Varsity, Girls' Varsity, Boys' Junior Varsity, and Girls' Junior Varsity.

II.   Both Varsity races will be 5 km (5000 meters).  Both Junior Varsity races will be 3200 meters (about 2 miles)

III.   Three league meets are to be held for all participating schools at Legion Park in Modesto as follows:  On the Wednesdays of first week in September and last week in September, and Thursday of last week in October. 

IV.   Other Division IV and V schools from the area may be allowed to participate by permission of the Trans Valley League.

V.   League Championship is determined as follows:  1 point for each team a school beats in the first two meets and 2 points for each team a school beats in the final (3rd) meet.  The team with the highest total points from the three meets is the League Champion.  In the event of a tie a co-championship will be awarded.

VI.   Scoring and rules for each meet will be followed as printed in the most current CIF Cross Country Handbook.  In the event of a tie in a meet the 6th runner who finishes ahead of another 6th runner breaks the tie.

VII.   Team medals will be awarded to the seven (7) top runners on the Varsity Championship teams.  Individual medals will be awarded to the league's top five (10) finishers in the final meet excluding the Championship team.  Coach of the Year certificates are to be awarded.   (Refer to TVL Constitution-Financial Section:  III Awards)

VII.  League teams shall participate as per Sac Joaquin Section Bylaws:
Article 5. General Rules   504 Season of Sport
The following exception are in effect for the Trans Valley League: 
2.  There shall be no “Limited Periods” as stated in Section Bylaw Article 5 General rules
504.9 Limited Periods a, b, c, d, e, f, and g.
*Note: 504.9 Limited Periods h. Out of Season and i. Summer Rules, are in effect.




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