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INFO from the 2013 Outdoor Track Meeting!

Here is a brief summary of the information from our Feb. 7th meeting.
We will have more in depth info posted by this weekend.

NOTE! You did not have to attend this meeting to join the team. New students are always welcome!  What events you participate in and which meets you will attend will be determined by your performances in the daily practices.

The Track Season will start with after school practices on Monday Feb. 18th. That is just 5 days before our first meet!

Practices are after school 3:30 – 4:30 or 5pm (depends on light and weather) Monday thru Thursday with some Friday practices TBD.  Athletes should meet out at the track. If it is raining, meet in the hall outside the gym. Parents of middle school athletes who would like to participate in a car pool (or can volunteer to transport others to the practice) please contact Dawn Hawkins.

Participation forms must be filled out and turned in TO THE COACH before the first meet (March 2nd).
Required Forms are –

  • Physical Waiver
  • Out of County Field Trip
  • Concussion Information Form
  • Star Sportsman Certificate
  • AHSAA participation form
  • Copy of birth certificate

Participation forms can be found here.

The participation Fee is $150 or $100 if you ran CC last fall. This covers meet entry fees and bus transportation for two of this year’s meets. Checks should be made out to Sparkman High School.
Other expenses that will vary include any personal transportation to and from meets, spirit wear & warm-ups the athlete chooses to buy and other personal equipment (such as track shoes).

Meets – A TENATIVE schedule is posted HERE. We hope to have it confirmed by next week.

There will be meets most Saturdays starting March 2nd and going through April 27th (or May 3rd If you make the State Track meet!). There will be JV meets for 7,8 & 9th grade atheletes on Tuesdays after school from March 5th – April 16th.
Parent help is needed at these meets! We have a canopy that needs to be set up at each meet and we have water jugs that need to be filled. If you would like to volunteer to take care of one or more of these items (or be on the list to help out) please let Dawn Hawkins know.

Contacts

  • Coach Gover 256-227-1161, cgover103@cgover103@charter.net
  • Coach Barnes 205-516-0395
  • Laura Jones (Booster President), 256-837-1792, jejandljj@bellsouth.net
  • Dawn Hawkins (Secretary), 256-417-7996, dawn.k.hawkins@gmail.com

Fund raiser
We have one fund raiser that we will be doing.
Friday April 29th after school lets out we will be hosting the 2nd Annual Sparkman Invitational Track Meet. (click here for more info)
Volunteers are needed to help with concessions, awards, finish line management, field events and just generally trying help keep a hundred and fifty 4th & 5th graders organized!

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