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Discussion: Are you sure?

in: Adalia; Adalia > 2024-03-05

Mar 5, 2024 7:38 PM # 
I don't mean to be a pest, but are you sure you are signed up for the correct category for Jr. Nationals on Sat and Sun? I thought you were in high school and figured you'd want to race against your peers. If so, then the courses you want to race on Sat and Sunday are ISVF (which is Brown), not F-20 green. (Staying on green / F-20 on Friday is fine since it is not part of the championship point scoring).
Mar 7, 2024 11:06 PM # 
Seconding John's comment - one of the reasons TT and Jr. Nats are separate events is to allow youth to compete in their scholastic / collegiate classes and have the courses be appropriate lengths. Most of the TT crowd will be spread pretty evenly across college and HS categories on Sat & Sun, so there's plenty of opportunity to race head to head.

Definitely looks like a championship field, I'm pretty excited for the weekend.
Mar 8, 2024 3:13 AM # 
I didn’t sign up for interscholastic since my school doesn’t have a team…I wasn’t sure I could place otherwise…?
Mar 8, 2024 4:32 AM # 
Yes. You can and should sign up for interscholastic. You do not need to be in a team. I am 100% sure of this. You should contact the registrar and ask her to switch you ON sat and Sun to ISVF… if you want to compete against your peers head to head.
Mar 8, 2024 12:01 PM # 
Yes, you are eligible as an individual! There are both team and individual competition categories:

1) Individual
2) Teams of 3-5 from the same school, same club, same JROTC unit, etc

The Rules of Competition can be a bit tough to make sense of because it goes into how scores are calculated, and the rules for team eligibility are slightly different than individual championship eligibility (ie exchange students can run for a team, but not an individual title). But yes, if you are eligible for a regular US championship and you are in high school, you can run in the ISVF category.

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