Friday, February 24, 2012

Track Parent Meeting Notes

The fundraiser will begin on Feb. 28th and consists of cards with discounts to businesses. The cards will sell for $20 and each athlete is asked to sell 5 cards. There will be incentives for athletes to sell more cards. If 10 cards are sold, the athlete gets the shorts and shirt from the Spirit Pack for free. If 20 cards are sold, the athlete gets the warm-ups from the Spirit Pack for free. If 30 cards are sold, the athlete gets the shorts, shirt, and warm-ups for free.

Spirit Pack:
The Spirit Pack will be $100 and consists of t-shirt, shorts, embroidered warm-ups, and a backpack.

Important Dates:
Feb. 27 - track starts
Feb. 28 - fundraiser starts
Mar. 5 - physicals available at the school for $25 from 3-8 pm
Mar. 5 & 6 - RHS mini meet
Mar. 9 - all packets and money due (absolutely no late entries)

If an athlete participates in the Region IV Championship Meet, he or she will earn a varsity letter. Also, other athletes may earn varsity letters based on meeting certain time/distance standards or at the coaches' discretion.

It is expected that athletes will be committed to the team. This includes attending daily practices. If there are conflicts, please communicate with your coach.

Thursday, February 23, 2012


Please note that the fees listed in the packet for track and field are incorrect. The total amount should be $105 (not $130). Please pay the $105 in the RHS main office no later than March 9 (packets and money not accepted after this date).

If you need a packet, they are available in Coach Hutchings classroom.

Track and Field starts on Mon., Feb. 27 at 3 pm. Meet on the bleachers on the east side of the track. Middle school students do NOT need to leave school early. Just arrive as quickly as possible.

2012 Track Meet Schedule

Currently, there are 3 region track meets scheduled:

  • Weds., Mar. 28 - Lone Peak & Pleasant Grove @RHS
  • Weds., Apr. 4 - RHS @ American Fork
  • Weds., Apr. 18 - Lehi @RHS

The coaches are working on scheduling a couple more meets (possibly Mar. 14 and Apr. 11). Details will be posted as soon as they are available.

These track meets all begin at 3 pm. All track and field team members are invited to participate. There will also be a mini-meet (RHS athletes only) on March 5 & 6. This will be a great opportunity for athletes to try different events to see what they like to do and to determine times/distances/etc. Parents are welcome to come observe.

In addition, some athletes will be asked to participate in the following Invitational meets:

  • Mar. 20-21 - Davis Super Meet @ Davis High
  • Mar. 31 - Invitational @ Taylorsville High
  • Apr. 5-6 - Alpha Invitational @Timpanogos
  • Apr. 6-7 - Arcadia Invitational @ Arcadia, CA
  • Apr. 7 - UVU Invitational @ UVU
  • Apr. 21 - Taylorsville Invitational @ Taylorsville High
  • Apr. 28 - Davis High Invitational @ Davis High
  • May 3-5 - BYU Invitational @ BYU
  • May 9-10 - Region IV Championships @ RHS
  • May 18-19 - State Championship@ BYU