Lecanto Invitational for Varsity, Junior Varsity, Middle School

Lecanto Invitational
Middle School, JV and Varsity Divisions
September 1, 2018

High school meet is closed as of May 21.  If you wish to be put on a waiting list. Contact Coach Buettner at buettnert@citrus.k12.fl.us

Middle schools -  ALL MIDDLE SCHOOL students can enter. Please contact Coach Buettner for any additional concerns.

IMPORTANT: The Middle School Race (s) will begin at the park where the high school races begin. It will end at same finish line. From the finish line to the start is about 10 minutes from each other. The middle school event will NOT cross the road up front.  

September 1, 2018
Lecanto High School
For More Information contact Dan Epstein at eppa@aol.com
or Coach T Buettner at buettnert@citrus.k12.fl.us or Coach D Buettner at buettnerd@citrus.k12.fl.us
First 35 teams will be taken.

Register online at  flrunners.com  (deadline for entries= Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 4 PM)
(click on car)

CONCESSIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE for such an     early start!!

For varsity, there will be 7 runners allowed.
JV races are unlimited.

Middle school division is unlimited.
Middle school division will run 3K.

Parking: $5.00 per car load   
Per administration of Lecanto High School only school buses and team vans will be exempt from 5 dollar parking. Please make sure all know.  If you have any concern, please contact Coach Tracy Buettner or Coach Epstein no later than Wednesday, August 30. Thanks 

You will take a right on to Saunders Way if coming South on Highway 491 or a left if coming North on Highway 491.  The link below will show you where Saunders Way is actually located in relation to Highway 491- you may have to copy link and paste into your browse:
ONLY School buses and school vans will go this route. This route will close at 7:15.  Then, those coming after that time must go to the light down into the school complex. This gives teams a direct route into the complex and not in line.  

PARKING- Spectators:
         Fans will enter down toward schools in both lanes.  Those on right will fill the LPS parking lot then the LHS parking lot.  
     Monies will be collected closer to parking lots to avoid hopefully major back up.

6:50 Middle School Coaches'  Meeting at the Finish line on the track.

7:10 Coaches Meeting at the Finish line on the track.

7:20 Middle School Boys' 3K Race
7:30 Middle School Girls' 3K Race
(For middle school= 150 runners and less, all will run together at 7:20 and will sort by gender after race. If more than 150 runners, the above schedule will be used)

8:00am Girls' Varsity
8:35am Boys' Varsity

9:05am Boys' JV
9:35 am Girls' JV
Cost is $60.00 per school or $40.00 per gender for High School

Cost is $30.00 per school/team or $20.00 per gender for middle school

Middle School participants can run unattached= $5.00

Checks made payable to:
Lecanto High School
ATT: Cross Country Invitational
3810 West Educational Path
Lecanto Florida   34461
There will be a small concession.
Middle school awards will begin at 7:55 or as soon as girls' results are compiled.  They will conclude during the girls' varsity race. If there is an overlap, they will conclude during the boys' varsity race.  The awards will take place in the stands.

Varsity and JV awards will follow the completion of the JV Race. The awards will take place in the stands.
We will have medals for 1-15 for Varsity
We will have medals 1-5 for JV
There will be team trophies for Champion and Runner up.

Middle School awards= MEDALS FOR 1st-3rd PLACES

We will use bibs.  There will be chute operators recording bibs, finish line video to verify all results for all events. The varsity will be chip timed.

Participating Teams as of  listed on flrunners/copied from flrunners: 

Alonso HS21$0.00Registered
Belleview High School2$0.00Registered
Brooksville Central HS0$0.00Registered
Buchholz HS36$0.00Registered
Calvary Christian (Clearwater)3$0.00Registered
Carrollwood Day School0$0.00Registered
Citrus HS0$0.00Registered
Citrus Park Christian School21$0.00Registered
Crystal River HS0$0.00Registered
Dunnellon HS0$0.00Registered
Fivay High School0$0.00Registered
Freedom HS (Tampa)28$0.00Registered
George M. Steinbrenner HS22$0.00Registered
Gulf HS0$0.00Registered
Henderson Hammock Charter School0$0.00Registered
Hernando HS0$0.00Registered
Hillsborough Harriers25$0.00Registered
Httr Tornadoes26$0.00Registered
Labelle Middle School0$0.00Registered
Lake Minneola HS43$0.00Registered
Lake Weir HS0$0.00Registered
Land O' Lakes HS0$0.00Registered
Lecanto HS0$0.00Registered
Longhorn Running Club8$0.00Registered
Meadowbrook Academy13$0.00Registered
Mitchell HS8$0.00Registered
Montverde Academy17$0.00Registered
Nature Coast Tech10$0.00Registered
Newsome HS86$0.00Registered
Oak View Middle School1$0.00Registered
Pasco HS0$0.00Registered
Plant City HS14$0.00Registered
Red Sea Running Club0$0.00Registered
Riverview HS0$0.00Registered
Round Lake CharterScheduled 
Seven Rivers Christian School0$0.00Registered
Sickles HS0$0.00Registered
Springstead HS0$0.00Registered
St. John Lutheran0$0.00Registered
The Villages HS16$0.00Registered
Weeki Wachee HS0$0.00Registered
Wharton HS13$0.00Registered
Wiregrass Ranch HS0$0.00Registered
Zephyrhills HS0$0.00Registered

Coaches, rosters with bib numbers will be posted here before the event. We hope this helps keeps you updated and will answer all your questions.