Home                 Blue Ridge Classic
                                                         AC Reynolds HS, Asheville NC

                                              
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Entry Information:

Entry Fees:
$60 per team (single gender), $100 for both male & female teams, or $10.00 per individual event.
Entry Limits:
3 individual entries per event per team. 4 events maximum per athlete (including relays). 1 relay entry per event per team. Relay team members, including alternates, must be registered (minimum of 4 and maximum of 8).
Qualifying Standards: There will be opening heights in Pole Vault & High Jump. Women: Pole Vault (7'6"), High Jump (4'4"), Men: Pole Vault (9'6"), High Jump (5'6").
Non-Measured Performances in the Throws: Throws under these distances will not be measured during the competitions.  Discus: Women 70 feet, Men 110 feet.  Shot Put: Women 20 feet, Men 35 feet.
Entry Process:
All entries must be made online at NC Runners MileSplit
Payment of entry fees:  Bring check to Packet Pickup day of meet.
Changes to entries: No changes to your entries can be made after the entry deadline.
Performance Lists : Performance lists will be posted on the MileSplit NC webpage
Eligibility & Sanctions:  National Federation of State High School Associations for all states east of the Mississippi River: AL, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WV, WI. Only member high schools can attend. It  is your responsibility to confirm that your state association has sanctioned this meet. Postgraduate students who have completed the 12th grade cannot compete. Participants must be certified and eligible to compete in their state associations.
Unattached athletes: No unattached athletes may enter meet. Athletes must be affiliated with a high school team.
Rules and Regulations. The Blue Ridge Classic will run according to the rules and policies of the NCHSAA and NFHS. Please review the rules regarding uniforms, and electronic devices with your athletes.

General Information:
Host school and meet location:
A.C. Reynolds High School, 1 Rocket Drive, Asheville, NC. 28803

Driving Times: Asheville is the major city in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Driving time from major cities: Knoxville TN and Charlotte NC (2 hrs), Winston-Salem NC (2.5hrs), Columbia SC, Atlanta GA and Raleigh NC (4 hrs), Washington DC (7 hrs), Baltimore MD (8hrs).
Airports:
(Asheville Regional), Greenville SC (2hrs), Charlotte NC (3 hrs).
Coaches Hospitality:
Breakfast and lunch.
Spectator Fee: $6.00
Breakfast:
7:00 -9:30 in Cafeteria
Lunch: 12:00-3:00 in Cafeteria
Timing: Fully Automatic Timing by Slip Stream Timing.
Inclement Weather: The will not be cancelled in the event of rain. We will adhere to the NFHS rules regarding lightning (30 sec and 30 minute rule). We have professionally installed staging tents for athletes.

Ramada River Ridge -Host Hotel for the Blue Ridge Classic
Meet Host Hotel:
Ramada Inn-River Ridge. 800-836-6732, 828-298-9141, 800 Fairview Avenue, River Ridge Mall, Asheville NC 28805 Special Meet Rate. Use the group code Blue Ridge Classic when making your reservations.
 

When you arrive at the meet:
Unloading and parking of team buses:
Team buses will be directed to the parking lot behind the high school. When you turn onto Rocket Drive to the high school from Highway 74A, you will be directed to turn left just after the softball field. Follow that road behind the high school to the parking lot. Coaches bringing one or a few athletes with them in cars are also encouraged to park with team buses.
Packet pickup: Packet Pickup is located in the school cafeteria. Follow the signs from the parking lot to the cafeteria which is located on the way to the track. Athletes and coaches will not be allowed to enter the stadium area without wearing meet identification received at Packet Pickup.
Throws Weigh-In: 9:00 - 10:00 in cafeteria
PV Weigh-In: At the PV Venue: Women 10:10:30, and Men 1:30-2:00
Scratch Meeting: There will be a Scratch Meeting at 9:00 in the Clerk Tent
Tickets and spectator entrance: The only entrance to the meet for paying spectators is from the upper parking lot in front of the stadium. There will be a meet entrance fee.

Directions
From Eastern North Carolina: Take I-40 west to Asheville and get off at Exit 53A. Take Highway 74A south towards Fairview, Bat Cave and Lake Lure for approximately 1 1/2 miles and turn right at high school sign. Dalton Stadium is above the high school. Turn left beyond the school buses.
From the Charlotte area:
Take I-85 west from Charlotte and get on Highway 74 west at Exit 10. Take 74 to I-26 north to Asheville. Get on I-40 in Asheville at Exit 46. Take I-40 east and get off at Exit 53A. Take Highway 74A south towards Fairview, Bat Cave and Lake Lure for  approximately 1  1/2 miles and turn right at high school sign. Dalton Stadium is above the high school. Turn left beyond the school buses.
From South Carolina:
Take I-26 north from South Carolina to the intersection of I-40 in Asheville at Exit 46. Take I-40 east and get off at Exit 53. Take Highway 74A south towards Fairview, Bat Cave and Lake Lure for  approximately 1 1/2 miles and turn right at high school sign. Dalton Stadium is above the high school. Turn left beyond the school buses.
From  Knoxville Tennessee area:
Take I-40 east from Tennessee and get off at Exit 53 in Asheville. Take Highway 74A south towards Fairview, Bat Cave and Lake Lure for  approximately 1 1/2 miles and turn right at high school sign. Dalton Stadium is above the high school. Turn left beyond the school buses.
From Kingsport Tennessee area:
Take I-181 south to 19-23 and take 19-23 to Asheville. In Asheville take I-240 east and get off at Exit 9.  Take Highway 74A south towards Fairview, Bat Cave and Lake Lure for approximately 2 miles and turn right  at high school sign. Dalton Stadium is above the high school. Turn left beyond the school buses.