CYO Track and Field is open to boys and girls in grades 3-8. Practices begin in early March followed by regular season meets which begin in early April. Participants may compete in 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1600m races as well as 4x100m relay, and 4x200m relay and the 200m Hurdles. The Standing Jump, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put, and Discus field events are also held. The program concludes with the exciting Championship Tournaments in late May.
Practice days, times and locations will be announced by the coaches. Schedules are handled by CYO and they determine meet times and locations. Information can change without notice.
All participants must be parishioners of St. Francis Xavier and/or enrolled in St. Francis Xavier School. Public school or homeschool students must be enrolled in and actively attending a Parish School of Religion program for a complete year. Check under “Athlete Registration” on this website for more eligibility requirements if you are not a registered St Francis Xavier Parishioner.
Sports participants are required to fill out an official CYO Pre Participation form signed by a physician which must be good for 13 months and include the entire Track season. This form must be on file with the St Francis Xavier Registrar BEFORE an athlete can practice or participate in this sport. Forms can be found by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page.
All first year sports participants must provide a copy of their birth certificate which will permanently remain on file.
Track and Field fee is $80 per child. Included in the fee are charges for regular meets. Issued t-shirt and shorts must be worn for each event. No deviations will be accepted and are grounds for disqualification. Optional black only tights may be worn under shorts. See coach for details.
Registration will begin in January.