Please share this information with your racers, parents and volunteers.
The Feedzone is a restricted area where coaches, parents, or other volunteers can hand racers food and drinks. Student-athletes will be penalized for accepting food or drink outside of the feed zone.
The Feedzone is not a spectator area. Please let your coaches know that the folks in the Feedzone should be those actually there for “feeding.”
10.7 FOOD AND DRINK ONLY
Student-athletes must not accept items (such as tools, gear or parts) inside the feed zone, or the outside assistance penalty will apply.
10.8 CLOTHING EXCEPTION
In the event of rain or cold weather, clothing may be handed over in the feed zone only. Clothing may not be handed over anywhere else on the race course.
10.9 NO PHYSICAL CONTACT
All hand offs must be conducted hand-to-hand only. No physical contact between student-athletes and feeders is allowed. This will be considered as outside assistance.
10.12 VISIBLE TEAM IDENTITY IN THE FEED ZONE
Feeders must wear a shirt, jacket, hat, vest or jersey that identifies their team. Adhesive nametags are also accepted.
10.13 LIMITED FEEDERS PER TEAM
Each team is allowed a limited number of feeders in the feed zone. The number is based on the number of student-athletes that are competing in the current wave.
5 student-athletes or less: 2 feeders
6-10 student-athletes: 3 feeders
10+ student-athletes: 4 feeders
20+ student-athletes: 5 feeders
Full Feedzone Rules can be found online. Pages 30-31.