Track & Field 2018 Season 
January 29, 2018
Greetings!

Our Storm Store is now open. You can order and pay on line if you would like to buy any of our spirit merchandise. It will be delivered either at the parent meeting or at practice. We will also be adding a new warm up suit. You can click on the store from our website to place orders. The Store will be open until March 10th for orders.

Saturday February 3rd is our coaches orientation, if you are interested, please attend.
 
Please be sure to look at the full newsletter each week. 
 
We do all communication by email!!!
Important Dates

Coaches Orientation - Saturday February 3rd. Sequoia Charter School, 8:30 am - 11:30 am. All coaches and all parents interested in coaching should attend.


Parent meeting - Tuesday February 6, 2018 Rio Norte Jr High School 5:45 Gremlins 7:00 pm All Others. This is a very important information meeting for all parents!
 
First day of Practice -Saturday February 10, 2018 at 8:00 am Saugus High School
 
Practice Days - Practice will be generally be 4 days a week mostly at Saugus or Canyon, or other local High Schools and Distance will have some practices at Central park.
Monday, Tuesday,(distance only) Wednesday,(sprint only), Thursday at 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm and Saturday 8:00 - 9:30 am
Tuesdays are distance only, and Wednesdays are Sprint and field event only. You can choose any 2 days or all 4 days, but the more you attend the more successful your child will be. There will be some weeks that we will only have practice 1 or 2 days as the schools will not be available for us.
 
Track Meets Start March 10 2018 - and are every Saturday, There is a 2 day meet on April 7 & 8 2018. Regular season Meets run until April 21, 2018
 
Western Open Final Meet April 28, 2018
Western Championship Meet May 5, 2018
Individual Event Championship Meet (IECs) May 12, 2018
Parent Handbook
Please be sure you take the time to look at our Parent Handbook it explains much of what you can expect as we go thought our season.
 
Please make sure to watch this news letter and our calendar for updates. We are still waiting on our practice schedule and will update as soon as the schools confirm.
 
All athletes that have turned in paper work so far have been added to the roster! Welcome to Storm Track Club!
Coaches Training Clinic
We will be having a coaches training for all Storm coaches to be held on Saturday February 3, (8:30AM - 11:00 PM)  at Sequoia Charter HS, 21445 Centre Pointe Pkwy. Santa Clarita, CA 91350. This training is for all 2018 coaches only! 
 
Please contact  Elaine Bingham if your interested, or have any questions.
 
The VYC will also be hosting a LA 84 free clinic on Feb 11th at Birmingham High School!!
 
This is a fabulous day to learn relays, sprints, distance, field events, and hone in you skills on all levels All coaches should attend!! Parents are welcome too. 
Parent Meeting
We will have our Parent Meeting on February 6th @ Rio Norte Junior High School. All Parents should attend. We will have Fleet Feet shoe vender and our Storm Merchandise at the meeting. Uniforms will also be available in most sizes.
 
5:45 Parents of Gremlin age group athletes
 
7:00 Parents of all other age groups.
 
We would like the parents of the gremlins to attend the 5:45 meeting, you may bring older siblings to this meeting.
 
You are welcome to attend either meeting if you have a scheduling conflict.
 
 Shoes and Storm uniforms will be available 
First Practice
Our first practice will be February 10, 2018 at 8:00 am st Saugus High School! We are waiting to receive our final permits from the high schools and will update by the parents meeting our practice nights and locations. 
Track & Field Sign Ups
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD 
 
(Note: You can fill in the forms before printing, be sure to check Gender radio buttons on Player's contract, they are defaulted to Boys)
 
Each athlete will need the following:
 
1) A COPY of the athlete's birth certificate.
(Athletes from the 2017 Track & Field or Cross Country team, we have yours.)
 
2) VYC Players Contract and Medical Waiver/Code of Conduct Form. Filled out and signed by both athlete and parent/guardian. We don't require a physical. Just the waiver with parent signature. 
 
3) A check for the correct amount based on the number of athletes registering, see sign up packet for fees. It is best to include uniforms. You can write a single check for the total amount.
 
Where do I mail or drop off the sign-up forms?
Santa Clarita Track Club
C/O Alan Bingham
27900 Youngberry Dr
Santa Clarita, CA 91350
 
AGE GROUPS
Athletes compete in a variety of running and field events
according to their year of birth: 
 
SUB-GREMLIN (5/6) 
Girls and Boys (SG/SB)
(Year Born) 2012-2013
100 Meter, 200 Meter, 400 Meter, 800 Meter, 1500 Meter, 4100 Meter relay, Long Jump
 
GREMLIN (7/8)
Girls and Boys (GG/GB)
(Year Born) 2010-2011
100 Meter, 200 Meter, 400 Meter, 800 Meter, 1500 Meter, 4100 Meter relay, Long Jump
 
BANTAM (9/10)
Girls and Boys (BG/BB)
(Year Born) 2008-2009
100 Meter, 200 Meter, 400 Meter, 800 Meter, 1500 Meter, 4100 Meter relay, 4400 Meter relay, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put
 
MIDGET (11/12)
Girls and Boys (MG/MB)
(Year Born) 2006-2007
100 Meter, 200 Meter, 400 Meter, 800 Meter, 1500 Meter, 3000 Meter, 4100 Meter relay, 4400 Meter relay, 80 Meter hurdles, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put
 
YOUTH (13/14)
Girls and Boys (YG/YB)
(Year Born) 2004-2005
100 Meter, 200 Meter, 400 Meter, 800 Meter, 1500 Meter, 3000 Meter, 4100 Meter relay, 4400 Meter relay, 100 Meter hurdles, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put
 
INTERMEDIATE (15/16)
Girls and Boys (IG/IB)
(Year Born) 2002-2003
100 Meter, 200 Meter, 400 Meter, 800 Meter, 1500 Meter, 3000 Meter, 4100 Meter relay, 4400 Meter relay, 100 Meter hurdles, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put

Please be sure to read the  Parent Handbook  it will answer most questions anyone should have.
 
The above paperwork files require  Adobe Acrobat Reader , Click here to download a free copy.
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT
Elaine Bingham , Head Coach Track & Field
Mark Cruz , Director Storm Track & Field
Alan Bingham , President, Santa Clarita Track Club