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Westfield Youth Sports

Track & Field

GENERAL INFORMATION

SPORT OVERVIEW

Welcome to WYSI Track & Field.  For 2021 we are building on the success of the program in recent years.      Once again, we have numerous opportunities for our athletes to compete in local track and field meets.   In addition, we have the privilege of calling one of the state’s newest and best equipped track & field facilities our home!    

DATES TO REMEMBER

  • Mandatory Parents Meeting: April 28 @ 6:30 (Westfield High School - Cafeteria)  
  • Mandatory Coaches/Volunteer Meeting: April 28 @ 6:00  (Westfield High School - Cafeteria) 
  • First Practice: May5 (6:30 p.m. at High School Stadium)
  • Last Practice: June 24
  • Full Calendar: Remind App (Text 81010 Type @wysitrack)



PARENTS MEEETING

We will discuss the season in greater detail at Parents Meeting on Wednesday, April 28th  at 6:30 p.m. in the High School Cafeteria. 


PRACTICES, MEETS, AND OTHER INFORMATION

Calendar:    see link above and it is also  available on the Remind App (Text 81010 with the following message @wysitrack)

Practices: Practices will begin Wednesday (May 5th) promptly at 6:30 p.m. and conclude at 7:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted on calendar).   Practices will be held primarily on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.   It is not required to attend every practice but encouraged to participate whenever possible.     

Volunteers/Coaches Needed – please contact commissioners if you are interested in coaching.  We need long distance, sprint, hurdle coaches as well as coaches for all field events.

IN-HOUSE MEETS: 

We will host two in-house meets scheduled for 5/20 and 6/10.    Plan to be at the track 10 minutes before meet start time with the last event finishing around 8:30 p.m. This time is approximate and may change based on the number of participants.   Athletes will have an opportunity to try a variety of events in our open call format.  These events are relatively laid back and fun.  Bring a blanket to lay out and watch from the infield.  Numerous volunteers will be needed to assist with officiating, timing and to ensure a smooth experience for our athletes.    

Track events* for In-house meets:  50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1600m, 100m Hurdles;            Relays: 4X100, 4X400, 

Field events for In-house meets- Shot put, Discus, Javelin, Long Jump, High Jump                               

* This is NOT the order of events.  We will hand out order of events at Parents Meeting

 

INDIANA YOUTH TRACK ASSOCIATION (IYTA) MEETS

All athletes (born 2014 and prior) in our club will have the opportunity to participate in four (4) local Saturday meets as part of the IYTA (Indiana Youth Track Association).  The dates and locations of these meets will be confirmed and shared at the parents meeting on 4/28.   

Additional information about the IYTA can also be found here: Indiana Youth Track Association | Indiana's Premiere Track and Field Association.   


USATF Membership

Information regarding USATF membership will be covered at the Parents Meeting on April 28t.


AGE DIVISIONS  (for IYTA and USATF Meets)

Age Division

Year of Birth

8 & Under

2013+

9 - 10

2011-2012

11 - 12

2009-2010

13 - 14

2007-2008

15 - 16

2005-2006

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

use the links at the top of the page to begin the registration process.

Open to children ages 5 – 8th Grade

Registration Fee*   
$125 (born 2014and prior) - Includes Entry into four (4) IYTA Saturday Meets
$100 (born 2015 or 2016)
 
* Register on or before the Early Bird deadline and receive a $20 discount (the discount will be applied at the end of the registration process)

Registration Deadline: May 1 (*Early Bird: on or before April 17)

CONTACT

Commissioner

 Shannon Adcock  

COACHES / VOLUNTEERS


Volunteers/Coaches Needed

please register to coach or volunteer via your WYSI account.  You may do this during the sport registration process or afterwards.
If you have questions please contact Shannon Adcock (commissioner).  We need long distance, sprint, hurdle coaches as well as coaches for all field events.


Background Checks Required

If you’re looking to volunteer or coach during the Track & Field season, you’ll need to complete a background check.

SafeSport Course

All Coaches and  Assistant Coaches need to complete the free SafeSport course.  This course takes about 3 hours to complete. Click here to begin the "SafeSport" course. After completing the course, please submit a PDF copy of the certificate to the league commissioner.

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