We are part of the Medford Youth Athletic Association (MYAA)
Open Registration for the spring 2013 season is now closed. Please email special requests.
The meet calendar will be released once our SJTFA league finalizes the schedule.
Please refer to our calendar often as dates/times/locations are subject to change.
We are looking for additional coaches with a track and/or field events background. Please email email@example.com if you are interested in helping.
The following is subject to change:
March 18th will be our first team practice (weather permitting). Younger age groups may begin at a later date.
Mondays 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Fridays* 6:00 - 7:00 PM (later if a meet is schedule)
*Coaches will notify younger age groups if they are to use Fridays as a practice date.
Shawnee HS Track and Field Facility
Memorial Middle School Track may be used as an alternate site
Weeknight Meet 6:00 - 8:30 PM
Saturday Meet 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM(approximate) or 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Relay/Championship Meets will run longer
Our first meet will be April 3rd. Please refer to the calendar for specific meet dates/locations/times.
Track: 80M Hurdles, 100M, 200M, 400M, 800M, 1500M, 3000M, 4x100M Relay, 4x400M relay
Field: Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put, Mini-Javelin, Discus
Note: Some events are age restricted.
The following will be the order of events:
- Field Events Open
- 3000M and 80M Hurdles
---------- - 100M
---------- - 1500M
---------- - 4x100M Relay
---------- - 400M
---------- - 200M
---------- - 800M
---------- - 4x400M Relay
Meet Directors may opt not to contest particular events due to time constraints. Weeknight meets will be limited to a few predetermined events.
Meet Locations: TBD - We will know once the South Jersey Track and Field Alliance schedule has been confirmed. Please refer to the calendar for additional information.
Volunteers Needed: For home meets we need at least 20 volunteers to help run the meet. Please check in with your child’s coach to see what you can do.
PLEASE NOTE: If there is a Shawnee/Seneca/Memorial meet/event taking place on the track or field event areas, all MYAA members must remain outside the fenced track until the entire meet/event has been completed and authorization has been given to use the facility.
Use of the high jump pits is limited to supervised athletes competing in that event.
No one is permitted on the pole vault pits.
No one is permitted inside the Shawnee HS building
FAILURE TO ABIDE MAY RESULT IN THE LOSS OF MYAA'S FACILITY USE PERMIT.
CANCELLATION OF PRACTICE:
Practice will cancelled if there is heavy/steady rain for 30 minutes before practice and/or the temperature is less than 40 degrees at the start of practice time. Notice will be posted on this website by 5:00pm the day of if practice is cancelled.
Parents please use your best judgement in sending your child to practice in case of illness or weather conditions.
**Coaches will not be required to call every parent.**
Nutritional needs for daily practices and meets:
Plenty of Fluids: Water, Gatorade, Powerade, etc., (AVOID soda or syrup drinks)Snacks: fruit, crackers, energy bars, granola bars, healthy snacks
(AVOID chips + candy)
Breakfast Tips: nutritious cereals,bagels, fruits, oatmeal, breakfast bars(AVOID Doughnuts, sugar cereals)
Please have your children dressed in layers appropriate for the weather conditions. Always have your child bring a warm/dry layer (sweatshirt/jacket/pullover)to put on before/after practice.
Just a thought: Meet days are like a picnic. Remember to bring chairs/blankets, snacks and drinks for the whole family.
QUESTIONS/COMMENTS:E-MAIL Kevin Doyle at firstname.lastname@example.org