An advocate and resource for the coaches/supporters of Georgia

Deadline for Fall 2017 XC recommendations/submissions is October 31st!


Amount of the 2017 GATFXCCA Awards
$500 one-time scholarship to be awarded in payment to the college of the recipients (one female/one male) on their financial behalf.

  • 2 for track & field (spring 2017 season)  
  • 2 for cross country (fall 2017 season)


Cross Country: Tuesday October 31st (deadline to submit nomination/essay response)

Track & Field: Tuesday April 24th  (deadline to submit nomination/essay response)


Nominated by head coach through link below including information about the athlete (event(s), years in program, GPA, personal statement about the athlete).

A coach from the athlete's school MUST be a member of the GATFXCCA.

Personal response from the athlete submitted by email to  that addresses the following topic in 300 words or less:

  • How has Cross Country/Track impacted you as a person? What has Cross Country/Track done to change your life, teach you values/lessons, and make you a better person?  How will the things you have gained from Cross Country/Track help you in your future endeavors?


  • Your response should NOT address a list of events/accomplishments but be a personal reflection, explaining in detail the impact/changes/lessons attained from your involvement in Cross Country/Track.


  • Personal response submission should use the subject line:
  • GATFXCCA XC Scholarship (include name & school)  
  • GATFXCCA T&F Scholarship (include name & school)

  • Nominees must:
    • be in their senior season of school.​
    • have applied to/or been accepted to at least one accredited college/university at the time of application.
    • DO NOT have to be attending college to compete in cross country/track & field, but may simply be continuing their education and a product of what cross country/track & field has helped produce into a strong student-athlete.


​​Click Here to Nominate an Athlete


Award Selection/Notification
All responses will be reviewed and ranked by a committee from the GATFXCCA Executive Board, and the winners will be selected for a one-time $500 scholarship to the college/university that each winner will be attending.

Both winners will be selected and notified right after the state Cross Country/Track & Field meets for their respective genders.  Good luck!