Friday Night Lights XC Festival 2020

Kernersville, NC

Meet Information

Please click link below for final instructions, NEW time schedule, &

Final Details for FNLXC 2019



Entries CLOSE @ 8:00pm on Tuesday, September 3rd.   The meet is full.

Friday Night Lights XC Festival 

(NCHSAA State Meet Course @ Ivey M Redmon Park - Kernersville, NC)

Friday - September, 6th 2019

Sponsored By: JDL Fast Track - Camel City Track Foundation

Hosted By - Mount Tabor High School

Time Schedule:  *New* 8/31 Revision

4:15 pm Park Opens

5:40 pm Developmental - Coed 2 Mile - Race Clocks STOPS

at 23 min
(Unlimited Entries)

6:00 pm JV Girls 5K Blue - Race Clock STOPS at 35

minutes - (Unlimited Entries)

6:35 pm JV Boys 5K Blue - Race Clock STOPS at 30 minutes - (Unlimited


7:05 pm JV Girls 5K Gold - Race Clock STOPS at 30 minutes - (Unlimited


7:35 pm JV Boys 5K Gold - Race Clock STOPS at 30 minutes - (Unlimited


8:05 pm Girls 5K Invitational - Race Clock STOPS at 27 minutes - (Up to

8 Entries)

8:32 pm Boys 5K Invitational - Race Clock STOPS at 26 minutes - (Up to 8


8:58 pm Girls Championship -  Race Clock STOPS

at 25 minutes - (Up to 8 Entries)

9:23 pm Boys Championship -  Race Clock STOPS

at 23 minutes - (Up to 8 Entries)

9:50 Fireworks Show

10:00 pm Park Closed. Safe


Athletes should report to start

line 15 min prior to time listed.  We

may run 5 min ahead of schedule if possible

Boxes will be tight with just two runners abreast.   

TIMING: Professional "chip" timing done by

Rhodes Race Timing   

LIVE RESULTS: Available at

COURSE: 2 Mile or 5km at the Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex in Kernersville, NC

There will be 40 HIGHWAY

TOWERS ILLUMINATING the course.  Sunset is 7:38 pm.


ADMISSION Fee: All Spectators $8  Ages

12 & under Free.

A portion of the gate fee goes to the Town of Kernersville for facility

upkeep and course enhancements.

(Only NCHSAA Coaches passes honored for free admission)

AWARDS: (Pick Up adjacent to the DJ tent once

results are final and posted online)

Top 10 athletes will be awarded glow in the dark medals for all 5k

races.  The Top 2 Teams will be awarded team trophies for all 5k races. 

 No medals or trophies will be awarded for the 2 Mile developmental races.

 Please pull bus into

lower lot to unload team and equipment by the softball fields. You will unload

your team equipment once parked. Overflow for bus parking (if needed) will be

in the lowest lot near the soccer fields like they do at the NCHSAA XC State


TEAM CAMPS Team tent area will be adjacent to the finish line area in

the fenced off area, NOT at the

softball fields. An overflow tent area will be outside

this fencing in the last section of the gravel parking lot closest to course at

the Mile mark. Do NOT put tents within 20 feet of the finish

line straightaway fence or down the middle of the field 
so we

can leave room for spectators and emergency access.  This area will have cones denoting the space

where there should be no team camps.

CONCESSIONS: Chick Fil-A, Zeko's Food Truck, Pacific Rim (Asian), Kona

Ice, Ice Cream Truck, & a Dessert Truck! 

Food Trucks will be available in the parking area adjacent to the finish

line.  There will be FIVE food trucks in all.  These vendors will also serve drinks.  

WATER: Water stations will be provided to all athletes.  Teams should bring their own water coolers

as well.

REGISTRATION: Please pick up your packet at the Mount Tabor navy blue tent

near finish line labeled Packet Pick Up. Your race numbers (bibs), shoe timing

chips, pins, trash bag, instructions for the timing chips, receipt, a course

map and wristbands for all competing athletes and 2 coaches will be provided. You

must put on your athlete and coach wristbands before entering the team area. 
Team managers, athletes NOT competing, and

"extra" coaches can receive wristbands when you check in if they come

with their team at check in.  Just Ask!

They just have to check in all at once and enter together.  



ATHLETE BIB #!  NOTE: You, as the coach, are ultimately

responsible for the timing chips
Make sure they are

properly fastened into the athletes' shoe laces and returned by you all at

once. There will be instructions inside your packet. The Coach should

collect all chips and return in the Ziploc bag after your last race to the

registration tent.  **The coach and school will be

financially responsible for any lost chips at a cost of $20 per chip

T-SHIRTS: A "Friday Night Lights" t-shirt will be available

for purchase for $20 at the JDL Fast Track Tent. 

Only 600 will be available and they
 always always sell out!  A portion of the event proceeds goes to the

JDL/Camel City Track Foundation that provides opportunities to 
underserved groups in the area and free use of their facility.


DUNK TANK:  Courtesy of Fleet Feet

Sports you may donate $1 to try and dunk a friend or yourself to cool off!  All proceeds from this event will benefit

our local chapter of Girls On The Run
!  Teams may be enticed to dunk their

coach.  You set that price coaches!

:  A certified trainer, 1

transport ambulance, and an ambulance "bus" will be just outside the finish

line chute area for any medical situations.   Please have a coach, parent, or other team designee positioned

outside the chute area to help your athletes that may need assistance


A Gator will trail each race with two MDs aboard to attend to emergencies on

the course.


please follow instructions from the starter, course marshals, parking

attendants, finish line officials, and everyone else volunteering their time to help pull off this event.

DIRECTIONS: Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex - 808 Beeson Rd

Kernersville, NC 

From Winston-Salem

Take I-40 East to exit 203, Hwy 66. Take a left on to Hwy 66. At Shields Rd.

take a left. Continue to Beeson Rd, take a left on to Beeson Rd. Fields will be

on your right.

From Charlotte

Take I-85 North to I-85 Business North/US 52N towards Lexington/Winston Salem.

Continue on US 52N. Take the exit onto I-40 E/US-311 S toward Greensboro/High

Point. Take exit 203 for N Carolina 66 toward Kernersville. Take a left on to

Hwy 66. At Shields Rd. take a left. Go left on Beeson Rd. Fields will be on the


From Raleigh

Take I-40 West to exit 203 for N Carolina 66 toward Kernersville. Go right on

to Hwy 66. At Shields Rd. go left. Take a left on to Beeson Rd. The fields will

be on your right


Meet Director -

Patrick Cromwell - Mount Tabor HS

Referee/Finish Line Coordinator - Mike Riley - Mount Tabor HS

Clerk of Course - Chris Page - Mount Tabor HS

Starter - Robert Youtz - USATF

Games Committee:  Paul Lockwood (Cedar

Ridge) Rob Raisbeck (Davie County), Paul Scruggs (Panther Creek)

Course Umpires & Marshalls - Mount Tabor HS Parent Volunteers

Course Map:
2 Mile
5K Course