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Saint Edward CYO Athletics

2018 Registration

Registration for the 2018 Track and Field Season will open on Friday, December 1, 2017.

St. Edward CYO Eligibility Requirements

IMPORTANT NOTE ON ST. EDWARD CYO ELIGIBILITY
To be a part of a St. Edward CYO team, your athlete must meet one of the following eligibility requirements as set forth by the Oakland Diocese:

  • Enrolled as a student of St. Edward School
  • Enrolled in St. Edward Parish Faith Formation
  • Reside within the St. Edward Parish boundaries, which is within the city of Newark, but north of Mowry Avenue.
    • Newark residents south of Mowry Avenue are within the Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish boundaries and are ineligible to join St. Edward CYO, but are eligible to join OLG CYO.

General Program Information

  • Track & Field is open to girls and boys grades K-8.
  • The season consists of 6 Meets plus the Diocesan Finals Meet for grades 3-8 who have qualified.  Most meets are held on Sunday afternoons.
  • Meet Events offered as follows:
    •  Field Events
      •  Long Jump: K - 8
      •  Softball Throw: K - 8
      •  Tetherball Throw: 3 - 8
      •  Shot Put: 5 - 8
      •  High Jump: 5 - 8
    •  Track Events
      •  50 Meters: K - 5
      •  100 Meters: K - 8
      •  200 Meters: K - 8
      •  400 Meters: 3 - 8
      •  800 Meters: 3 - 8
      •  1600 Meters: 3 - 8
      •  4x100 Relay: K - 8
      •  4x400 Relay: 5 - 8
  • Participants are allowed to compete in a maximum of 3 events (not including relays) per Meet, with a maximum of 2  events per category (Field or Track).  For example, a participant could compete in the 100m, 200m, and Long Jump (2 Track and 1 Field event), but they cannot compete in 100m, 200m, and 800m (3 Track events).
  • For further details and rules visit the Oakland Diocese CYO Track and Field website at www.oaklandcyo.org.

Meet & Practice Schedules

Meet Schedules:
  • The season consists of 6 Meets plus the Diocesan Finals Meet for grades 3-8 who have qualified. 
  • All but two of the Meets are held on Sunday afternoons.
Practice Schedules:
  • Practices begin in early February, and are typically 2 days a week, and an hour in duration.
  • All practices are at the Newark Memorial High School Track.

Coaches' Corner

ASSISTANT COACHES NEEDED

Help needed to run practices and meets.  No previous experience required. 

Adults interested in assisting, please submit your volunteer application to the Saint Edward Catholic School office to the attention of Karl Sarino, CYO Track & Field Coach.  Please complete the volunteer application electronically and print it out - Click here for the application.

Click here for Information on Track Coaches Certification Workshops

St. Edward School parents earn service hour points for assisting with CYO.

For further information please contact us (track@stedwardcyo.org).  

SAFE ENVIRONMENT TRAINING

ALL adults participating in CYO activities must complete diocesan Safe Environment Training. Only an adult that has completed this training is allowed to run practices.

The course must have been completed after July 1, 2016. One can access the training at http://www.shieldthevulnerable.org 

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