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Cross country meets are scored based on the top 7 runners on each team. Of those runners, the top 5 runners contribute to the team score, while the 6th and 7th runners displace runners on other teams. All runners after the 7th runner for each team are ignored.
In small meets, each team is scored against each opponent, ignoring any other teams. This is often used in tri-, quad-, and dual-meets. For each pair of teams, ignoring any other teams, the place for each runner is found. Then the (recaluclated) places of the first 5 runners on each team are added, and the lower score wins.
Large meets are scored by considering the places of the top 5 runners on each team (ignoring runners after the 7th runner for each other team), and adding their places. Once again, the lowest score wins.
In both kinds of scoring, in the case of a tie, the team with the faster 6th runner wins.
Enter team names and press boxes to assign colors.
Choose a scoring method. Use "Pairwise Scoring" for dual, tri, and quad-meets.