Boys Varsity Cross Country, Girls Varsity Cross Country · 2019 XC Semi-State Information

Semi-State Qualifiers
L->R McKenna, Lauren, Daniel

Congratulations to Daniel Wright (Sr.), Lauren Smith (Soph), and McKenna Minton (Fr) as they represent Cowan High School at this Saturdays XC Semi-State hosted by New Haven High School.  Both Daniel and Lauren were Semi-State qualifiers in 2018. McKenna will be making her first appearance.

Semi-State Information

DATE: Saturday, October 26, 2019
TIME: 1:00 pm – Boys’ Race 1:45 pm – Girls’ Race
PLACE: PFW Cross Country Course – the Plex, 1807 E California Rd, Ft. Wayne, IN 46825-5877

PARKING: Patrons should plan on arriving at least 45 minutes before race time due to the possible increase of traffic into the Plex and also inform them that car pooling would be a good idea in order to save room for parking. There is additional parking at PFW’s main campus and spectators may use the Ron Venderly Family Bridge to cross over to the Plex. The bridge parking lot is located off the Anthony Blvd. entrance. It is highly encouraged for spectators to park at PFW’s main campus and use the bridge.

ADMISSIONS: The IHSAA is now collecting a $8 admission for each person coming to the Semi-State Meet (minus athletes and coaches). Please tell your fans to have cash with them when they arrive. Those parking in the Plex will pay when they arrive in their cars. Those parking outside the Plex will pay when they arrive onto the Plex grounds. We can only accept cash.
Online ticket sales will be available by going to
You must bring your phone to verify the tickets and to validate them.


11:00 am Check-in opens (the white barn)

12:00 pm Coaches meeting at the white barn
12:30 pm Check-in closes
12:45 pm Course is closed & National Anthem
12:45 pm Boys report to starting line
1:00 pm Start Boys’ Race
1:30 pm Girls report to starting line
1:45 pm Start Girls’ Race
2:45 pm Awards (field by start line)

ADVANCEMENT: The first six (6) qualifying teams and the first ten (10) individuals that finish from non-advancing teams shall advance to the state meet in Terre Haute.