MSU Spartan Invitational 2014

East Lansing, MI

Meet Information

2014 Auto Owners Spartan Invitational

Sponsored by: Playmakers
Date: Friday, September 12, 2014
Site: Michigan State Universitys - Forest Akers East Golf Course

Meet Director: Andy Marsh
E-mail (preferred):
Phone: (517) 420-0432

Meet Registration: Reserve your teams spot by registering at: (case sensitive)

Time Schedule: Collegiate Race Schedule
12:00 PM - College Women (6K)
12:30 PM - College Men (8K)
High School Race Schedule
1:10 PM - High School Boys White Race (Division 3 & 4)
1:35 PM - High School Boys Bronze Race (Division 2 & 3)
2:00 PM - High School Girls White Race (Division 3 & 4)
2:25 PM - High School Girls Bronze Race (Division 2 & 3)
2:50 PM - High School Boys JV #1 (School Names Starting with A-L)
3:20 PM - High School Boys JV #2 (School Names Starting with M-Z)
3:50 PM - High School Girls JV #1 (School Names Starting with A-L)
4:20 PM - High School Girls JV #2 (School Names Starting with M-Z)
4:50 PM - High School Boys Spartan Elite
5:15 PM - High School Boys Green Race (Division 1 & 2)
5:40 PM - High School Girls Spartan Elite
6:00 PM - High School Girls Green Race (Division 1 & 2)
Middle School
6:20 PM - Middle School Boys 6:28 PM - Middle School Girls

Entry Fees: (For College, High & Middle School Male & Female are separate teams in regards to entry fees)
University/College Teams (Online Entries

$175.00 per College Team

All unattached athletes will be charged $10.00 each.

High School (Online Entries

Mail Checks (Payable to MSU)
Michigan State Cross Country
Kalamazoo St. Room 214
Lansing, MI 48824

$125.00 High School Teams with 20 or fewer entries
$150.00 High School Teams with 21 35 entries 223
$175.00 High School Teams with 36 50 entries East
$200.00 High School Teams with 51 or more entries
$25.00 per person for teams with less than 5 people

Middle School (Online Entries
$75.00 per Middle School Team

High School Entry Fees: The entry fees are based on your teams total number of entries into the competition.

Male and female are considered separate teams. Please only enter athletes you intend to compete and review pricing
structure for meet entry. The late entry fee is $75 per ender. Meet payment is due by Friday, October 31, 2014.

(Receipt of payment will be provided to coaches at competition in team packet)

Timing Company: Gault Race Management - disposable B-Tag (Bib) timing chips

Souvenir T-Shirts: A limited amount of MSU Spartan Invite and MSU XC commemorative gear will be available.

Admission Prices: Adult - $7.00 Students - $5.00 (with valid student ID)

Packet Pickup & Course Inspection Available meet day starting at 10:00 AM

Course Maps:
Collegiate Men 8K Map
Collegiate Women 6K Map
High School Boys & Girls 5K Map
Middle School Boys and Girls 3,200 Meter Map

Weather Contingent: Course final setup, design, is weather dependent. Excessive heat or rain may alter the course and

Team Tent Camp: Teams will be asked to maintain team camps west of the finish line or in the rough area
between golf holes #1 and #9. A line will be marked on the ground and team camps must stay within the Team Camp boundary. Please no grills, stakes, or other items that may damage Forest Akers Golf Course.

Meet Information: All additional meet materials including registration information, course maps, driving directions,
schedule updates, and spectator information will be posted on the MSU Cross Country webpage at or

Parking: Parking Map Forest Akers Course Overview Map

Spectator parking: MSU Commuter Lot Free Shuttle Bus to course or walk to North Entrance

H.S. & M.S. Team Parking: MSU Pavilion after team drop-off at Forest Akers East clubhouse

College Team Parking: Forest Akers East clubhouse if arriving by car or van

(Limited number of collegiate parking passes - Must have team registered on D.A. to request passes)

High School and Middle School Teams not arriving by an official school bus and or having team gear dropped off
and picked up at Forest Akers East must request Drop-off passes by Monday, September 8

Race Results: Results will be posted at the awards area at the conclusion of each race. Coaches can acquire printed results at the awards stage with their results coupon. Results will be posted after each race at and following the invite on