Palatine Meet of Champions


Palatine High School - Palatine, IL -- Deer Grove East Forest Preserve


Walk the Course: 8:30 A.M.                                                                                                                                                                                    Boys Frosh Race: 9:00 A.M. 2.5 Miles
Girls Fr/So Race: 9:25 A.M. 2.5 Miles
Boys Soph Race: 9:50 A.M. 3.0 Miles
Girls Varsity Race: 10:20 A.M. 3.0 Miles
Boys Varsity Race: 10:50 A.M. 3.0 Miles
Girls JV Race: 11:20 A.M. 3.0 Miles
Boys JV Race: 11:50 A.M. 3.0 Miles
Awards: 12:20 P.M.

GIRLS (30 teams): Barrington, Edwardsville, Loyola Academy, Prairie Ridge, Buffalo Grove, Fenwick, Lyons Township, Prospect, Cary-Grove, Grayslake Central, Maine South, Stevenson, Crystal Lake Central, Lakes Community, Mundelein, Vernon Hills, Downers Grove North, Lake Zurich, New Trier, Wheaton Warrenville South, Dundee Crown, Libertyville, Oswego, York, Dunlap, Lockport Township, Palatine, Assumption (KY), Christian Liberty (Ind), & Bishop Kenny (FL)


Deer Grove East Forest Preserve on Dundee Road, 1⁄4 mile west of Hicks Rd. Some (very limited) spectator parking is available. From Rt. 53, exit Dundee Rd. west. Go approximately 2 miles to Deer Grove. Turn right at first entrance past Hicks Rd. Course routes are 3.0 miles and 2.5 miles. 3/8” spikes are suggested for all. 
AWARDS: We will award 7 medals to the following top teams.
The coach of these teams will receive a special award.
Team: Boys Frosh 1st 3 teams, Girls Fr/So 1st 4 teams, Boys Soph 1st 3 teams, Girls JV 1st 3 teams, Boys JV 1st 3 teams, Girls Varsity 1st 5 teams, Boys Varsity 1st 5 teams
Individual: Varsity races 1st through 30th place medals, Soph, & JV races 1st through 20th place medals, Frosh & F/S races 1st through 25th place medals

ENTRY LIMITS: Boys & Girls JV race Unlimited entries (3.0 miles)
Boys Sophomore Race Unlimited entries (3.0 miles)
Boys Freshman Race Unlimited entries (2.5 miles)
Girls Frosh-Soph Race Unlimited entries (2.5 miles)
Boys & Girls Varsity Race SEVEN RUNNERS ONLY (3.0 miles)


WASHROOMS: Portable washrooms will be provided. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN WATER. 
PARKING: All busses are to unload athletes near start/finish line. The bus must then exit through maintenance area and park at the high school. Only exception will be if coach is driving the bus.
Limited parking is available in Deer Grove East. For those who might want to walk or bike in, parking is also available in the parking lot of the Hobby Lobby store on Dundee Rd, just before the Jewel at the corner of Dundee/Hicks. Walking distance to course is a little more than a mile.
A spectator shuttle will be available to Deer Grove East course from Palatine High School parking lot.

Palatine HS address is 1111 N. Rohlwing Road, Palatine, IL 60074

TEAM CAMPS: Tents and team areas should be set up on south side of the road.
DRESSING: No locker rooms are available. Please come dressed and prepared to run.
T-SHIRTS: We will be selling Palatine Invitational MEET OF CHAMPIONS T-shirts for $15.00.
CONCESSIONS: A food/drink tent will be set up by the cross country parents.
RESULTS: Results will be posted at shortly after the meet. A copy of results (no JV open), one per school, will be available at the conclusion of the meet.

2019 Palatine Invite Start Boxes
Box #23 for Lakes Community