Thursday, February 19, 2009

2009 Track Schedule

Hillcrest/Skyline @ Brighton Wed. 3/11

Judge @ Hillcrest Wed. 3/18

12 hr. run Sat. 3/21

Hillcrest/Skyline @ Jordan Wed. 3/25

UHSTCA Invitational Sat. 3/28

Hillcrest/Jordan @ Alta Wed. 4/1

Alta Invitational Sat. 4/4

Taylorsville/Skyline @ Hillcrest Wed. 4/15

Taylorsville Invitational Sat. 4/18

Taylorsville Frosh/Soph Wed. 4/22

Davis Invitational Sat. 4/25

BYU Invitational Sat. 5/2

Region II Championships 5/6 – 5/7

Region II JV Championships Tue. 5/12

Utah State Championships 5/15 – 5/16

Track Disclosure Statement

Fees: $50 participation fee There may be some entrance fees for invitational meets.

Eligibility: 2.0 GPA as outlined in UHSAA guidelines

Attendance: As with any other sport, attendance at practice is required. If you must miss practice for any reason notify one of the coaches before practice. You must also notify your event coach if you will be late.

Practice: Practice will be held Monday - Friday at 3:00 until approximately 4:30. You need to be seated in the stadium at 2:55. Practice times will vary by events and schedules. All practices will be held at the Hillcrest track, weather permitting.

Meet Participation: All athletes will be required to participate in home meets. Coaches will determine who participates in away and invitational meets. Coaches will inform athletes who will be competing the day before each meet. Athletes will compete in at least two events in each meet they are eligible to attend.

Transportation: Athletes will ride the bus to and from track meets. Athletes may ride home from meets with parents, but need to check in with the head coach before they leave.

Uniforms: Uniforms will be issued before the first region meet. Participation fees must be paid before a uniform will be issued.

Team Gear: Team sweats and tee shirts will be made available for purchase. Some uniform shorts may be available for purchase.

Shoes: In order to prevent injuries, athletes will need to obtain running shoes. Track spikes are also encouraged for competition.

Clothing: The weather during track can vary a great deal. Athletes need to be prepared for all weather conditions. Athletes should be prepared with clothing suitable for hot, cold and wet weather each day. A good supply of sunscreen would also be recommended.

Meets: Captains will lead the team in a team lap and stretch before the meet begins. Each athlete will be responsible for warming up before his/her individual events.

Parents will be asked to volunteer as officials for our home meets to help the meet run smoothly. This could include making lane assignments, timing, recording times, or judging an event.

Forms & Consent: All athletes must all necessary forms on file with the school before competition begins. This includes the tryout checklist, the athlete contract, parent consent forms and physical forms for new athletes.

Lettering: Lettering will be based on a points system based on meet performances. Ten points must be earned to gain a letter.

Fund-raising: We need to raise funds to pay for things like meet entrance fees, equipment, end of year awards and the track barbecue.

We will have two forms of fund-raising, donations and a 12-hour run. Any family or company who would like to donate funds will be welcomed. For the 12-hour run, athletes will raise pledges per mile based on the total miles the team runs.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Track Meeting

For those that missed the announcements or fliers posted around the school, the track meeting is at 3:00pm in the cafeteria on the 18th. There will be a second meeting at 3:30 for freshman.

Monday, February 02, 2009

UHSTCA Indoor Meet Info

1. The cost to enter the meet is $4.00 per athlete for the first event and $2.00 for each additional. Please be honest about this. Registration will be done at the meet. Spectators will be charged $3.00 per individual. We will bullpen all races. All field event participants must check in at Kearns High. All throwing implements must be weighed in and verified at Kearns High before their event begins.
2. Payment must be made for all athletes entered. Athletes will be stamped upon payment of fee and this will allow them to compete.
3. All athletes in running events must report to the Clerking Area (bullpen) at first call. Athletes will be scratched from the event on second call and heat and lane assignments will be made at that time.
4. The first running event will start at 9:00 am. Events will follow the order listed. There will be no time schedule- times listed are just guesses. Athletes must pay close attention to the calls as they are made.
5. Field events will start at the time listed. Long jump and pole vault will be held at the ice oval on Friday evening. High jump, shot put, and the weight throw will be held at Kearns High on Friday evening.
6. Medals will be awarded the top three finishers in individual events and the first place relay team.
7. Six places will be scored for team competition.
8. Spikes (3/16") are allowed. Shoes must be brought to the Clerking Area where they will be checked.
9. Spikes can only be used on the track. There will be a $50 fine for any athlete found wearing their spikes in areas off the track.
10. Warmup is allowed on the track as long as it does not cause a problem with an event.

4:30 pm- Boys= Shot Put (Kearns High)
4:30 pm- Girls= Long Jump (ice oval)
4:30 pm- Boys= High Jump (Kearns High)
4:30 pm- Boys=/Girls= Pole Vault (ice oval)
6:00 pm- Girls= Shot Put (Kearns High)
6:00 pm- Girls= High Jump (Kearns High)
5:30 pm- Boys= Long Jump (ice oval)
7:30 pm- Boys=/Girls= Weight Throw (Kearns High)
7:30 pm- Boys= Triple Jump
7:30 pm- Girls= Triple Jump

ORDER OF RUNNING EVENTS (Girls first)- Sat. 2/7
9:00 am Start ALL OTHER TIMES ARE APPROXIMATES!!! Events will run ahead of the time listed whenever possible.
9:00 am- 60m HH Prelims
9:30 am- 60m Dash Prelims
10:00 am- 1600m Run
11:00 am- 60m HH Finals
11:10 am- 60m Dash Finals
11:20 am- 400m Dash
11:50 am- 800m Run
12:30 pm- 200m Dash
1:15 pm- 3200m Run
2:00 pm- 4 x 400m Relay
2:30 pm- 4 x 800 Relay