Tuesday, March 02, 2010

2010 Track Disclosure

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. Any athlete who misses practice will not be eligible to compete in the next meet.

Practice: Practice will be held Monday - Friday at 2:55 until approximately 4:45. Practice times will vary by events and schedules. All practices will be held at the Hillcrest track, weather permitting.

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

Transportation: Transportation will be provided for the team by Canyons District bussing. Athletes are required to ride the bus to and from track meets.

Uniforms: Uniforms will be issued to varsity and JV athletes. Participation fees must be paid before a uniform will be issued.

Team Gear: Team gear will be made available for purchase. Athletes will have an opportunity to earn this gear through fundraising efforts.

Shoes: In order to help prevent injuries during training, 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 contract, consent forms and physical forms.
Lettering: Lettering will be based on a point system from meets.

Fundraising: We need to raise funds to pay for things like meet entrance fees, equipment, end of year awards and the track party. All athletes are required to participate in the fundraising efforts.

Internet: Meet schedules and results will be available online at www.hillcrestrunningco.com and at athletic.net Questions may be directed to me at scott.stucki@canyonsdistrict.com

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