Registration for the CYO 2020 Track & Field Season is now open for grades 3 through 8. Speed on over to www.cyojwa.org/registration to sign up!
No tryouts are required and all students are welcome! Joining the track team is a terrific way to get some exercise, have fun with friends and develop a love for running. All you need is a pair of shoes and a little bit of determination.
5th-8th grade races include distances of 60m, 100m, 120m, 200m, 400m, 800m and 1600m. There are relays, too! Field events are high jump, long jump, ball throw and shot put. Athletes may compete in four events per meet.
3rd-4th grade races are 60m, 100m, 120m, 200m and 400m. Each runner can participate in two races per meet. While 3rd-4th graders don’t compete in field events, they can still try them out at practice!
PRACTICE & MEETS
Practice are Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. at Prairie Star Middle School, Monday, March 23 - Wednesday, April 29. 3rd-4th graders primarily practice on Mondays, with Wednesday practices optional.
Track meets are scheduled for the following Saturdays: April 4, April 18, and April 25. City Finals are on Saturday, May 2.
FEES & REGISTRATION
Register online at cyojwa.org/registration to get this Early Bird pricing. Fees go up by $25 on Wednesday, March 25.
• $85 for grades 5-8
• $55 for grades 3-4
Your registration fee includes a jersey. More info about Track & Field is available on the CYO website at cyojwa.org.
PLEASE NOTE: Nativity is partnering with St. Michael the Archangel for this team. When registering, for offering please select NAT/SMA and then either 3rd-4th Grade or 5th-8th Grade.
ARE YOU A FORMER TRACK & FIELD STAR?
If you’ve got experience with track and/or field events, we would love for you to join us whether for a single practice to give us some pointers or for the duration of the season. Coaches must be VIRTUS-trained.
Email Robert Bishop at [email protected] if you have questions or would like to help coach.
More details on CYO Track are available on the CYO website at www.cyojwa.org.