Track & Field

The Spring 2017 Royals Track season will be starting soon. If you are interested in participating, please contact BJ Smiley Goins at bjgoins@texas.net

Events include: 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 2400, 3200, 4×100 relay, 4×200 relay, 4×400 relay, distance medley, 100 hurdles, 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles, Long jump, Triple jump, High jump, Shot put, discus. Not all events are offered at all age groups.

While we don’t have try-outs to make the track team, we have placement timings for relays & events. Everyone will have the opportunity to compete at meets during the season.

There will be a Track Parent Meeting on January 25th, 7:15 am at the PAC.

You may turn in any payments & registration information at the parent meeting or at the first day of practice. You may also mail it before the end of January to the address on the website.  Please go to the registration page on the Royals website & fill out the registration paperwork, including a physical exam. If you have participated in a Royals sports this year (i.e. cross-country, flag football, volleyball, basketball), you will not need to fill out all of the paperwork again. You just need to make sure your physical is current, and pay the track fees.

HIGH SCHOOL TRACK
The High School Track program (9th-12th) will begin on February 6th. This practice only will be at Wilco from 4:30-6p. Regular Monday practices will be in the afternoon at each week’s field event location, from 4:30-6p. Tues & Thurs practices will be mornings from 7:30a-9a at the Williamson County Regional Park track facility. High School regular training practices will be Mon, Tues & Thurs. This will include conditioning, running, hurdles, and relay practices. The distance runners will be training daily in the mornings. Please let us know if you are a distance runner & you will be contacted by our distance coach.

FIELD EVENTS FOR HS/MS/ELEM
Field Event practices for HS & MS/Elem will be Mon & Thurs afternoons. 4:30-6p at local track facilities. Those will be announced via e-mail each week during the season. Field event practices for HS will begin Monday, February 13th. Field event practices for MS/Elem will begin Thursday, March 9th. Field events include long jump, high jump, triple jump, shot put and discus.

MIDDLE SCHOOL & ELEMENTARY TRACK
The Middle School (7th & 8th) and Elementary (5th & 6th) grade track practices will begin on March 8th. Practices will be Wed & Fri mornings from 7:30a-9a at the Williamson County Regional Park track facility. This will include conditioning, running, hurdles, and relay practices.  The MS distance runners have the option of training daily with the high school distance runners. Please let us know if you are a distance runner & you will be contacted by our distance coach.

RAINY & COLD DAY PRACTICES
On days when outside practices cannot be held due to bad weather conditions, we will send out an e-mail as to location change. The main location for indoor practices is the PAC.

Track meets are being added to the Royals track calendar as they become available. Please look for regular updates. The entire schedule will be e-mailed once the season begins.