Fairfax Police Youth Club

Spring Track/Field

2017 FPYC Track & Field Schedule

(See the Practice & Meet Locations tab for addresses and links to directions to the parks for practices and meets.) 

**Schedule may change due to permit approvals and weather.**

WHEN WHAT LOCATION TIME Javelin/Shot Put Location
Friday, March 3rd Meet the Coaches Night Fairfax Pacers 6:00-7:00 PM  
Sunday, March 5th Introductory practice/Parent Meeting Fairfax HS 1:00-3:00 PM  
Tuesday, March 7 NO PRACTICE n/a n/a  
Thursday, March 9 NO PRACTICE n/a n/a  
Sunday, March 12 Practice Fairfax HS 1:00-3:00 PM  
Tuesday, March 14 Practice/Uniform Purchases Van Dyck Park 6 PM – 7 PM  
Thursday, March 16 Practice/Uniform Purchases Lanier MS (distance)/ Flint Hill School (sprinters) 6 PM -7 PM  
Sunday, March 19 Practice/Uniform Purchases Fairfax HS 1:00-3:00 PM  
Tuesday, March 21 Practice/Uniform Purchases Van Dyck Park 6 PM – 7 PM  
Thursday, March 23 Practice/Uniform Purchases Lanier MS (distance)/ Flint Hill School (sprinters) 6 PM – 7 PM  
Sunday, March 26 FPYC Time Trials Fairfax HS 12:00 – 4:00 PM  
Tuesday, March 28 Practice Van Dyck Park 6 PM – 7 PM  
Thursday, March 30 Practice Lanier MS (distance)/ Flint Hill School (sprinters) 6 PM – 7 PM  
Sunday, April 2 FPYC Invitational Fairfax HS 12:00 – 5:00 PM  
Tuesday, April 4 Practice Van Dyck Park 6 PM – 7 PM  
Thursday, April 6 Practice Lanier MS (distance)/ Flint Hill School (sprinters) 6 PM – 7 PM  
Sunday, April 9 Practice Fairfax HS 1:00 – 2:15 PM  
Tuesday, April 11 NO PRACTICE n/a n/a  
Thursday, April 13 NO PRACTICE n/a n/a  
Sunday, April 16 EASTER – NO PRACTICE n/a n/a  
Tuesday, April 18 Practice Van Dyck Park 6 PM – 7 PM  
Thursday, April 20 Practice Lanier MS (distance)/ Flint Hill School (sprinters) 6 PM – 7 PM Flint Hill
Saturday, April 22 Lake Braddock Invitational Lake Braddock HS 11:00 – 1:00  
Sunday, April 23 Mustang Invitational Culpeper, VA TBD  
Tuesday, April 25 Practice Van Dyck Park 6 PM – 7 PM  
Thursday, April 27 Practice Lanier MS (distance)/ Flint Hill School (sprinters) 6 PM – 7 PM Lanier MS
Sunday, April 30 FPYC Invitational Fairfax HS 12:00 – 5:00 PM  
Tuesday, May 2 Practice Van Dyck Park 6 PM – 7 PM  
Thursday, May 4 Practice Lanier MS (distance)/ Flint Hill School (sprinters) 6 PM – 7 PM Flint Hill
Sunday, May 7 CYA Invitational Chantilly HS 3:00 – 6:00 PM  
Tuesday, May 9 Practice Van Dyck Park 6 PM – 7 PM  
Thursday, May 11 Practice Lanier MS (distance)/ Flint Hill School (sprinters) 6 PM – 7 PM Lanier MS
Sunday,  May 14 MOTHER’S DAY MEET – FPYC ONLY Practice 12:00 – 4 PM  
Tuesday, May 16 Practice Van Dyck Park 6 PM – 7 PM  
Thursday, May 18 Practice Lanier MS (distance)/ Flint Hill School (sprinters) 6 PM – 7 PM Flint Hill
Saturday, May 20 SYA  Invitational Centreville, VA TBD  
Tuesday, May 23 Practice Van Dyck Park Post-season Practice  
Thursday, May 25 Last Regular Season Practice Lanier MS (distance)/ Flint Hill School (sprinters) Post-season Practice Lanier MS
Sunday, May 28 HOLIDAY WEEKEND – NO PRACTICE n/a n/a  
Tuesday, May 30 Post-season Practice Van Dyck Park 6 PM – 7 PM  
Thursday, June 1 Post-season Practice Lanier MS (distance)/ Flint Hill School (sprinters) 6 PM – 7 PM TBD
Saturday, June 3 PVA/USATF J.O. Preliminary Qualifier Centreville HS, Clifton, VA 9:00 AM/Rolling  
Tuesday, June 6 Post-season Practice Van Dyck Park 6 PM – 7 PM  
Wednesday, June 7 FPYC Banquet Lanier MS  6:30 – 8:30 PM  
Thursday, June 8 Post-season Practice Lanier MS (distance)/ Flint Hill School (sprinters) 6 PM – 7 PM TBD
Sat./Sun. June 10-11th PVA/AAU District Qualifier TBD 8:00 AM Rolling  
Tuesday, June 13 Post-season Practice Van Dyck Park 6 PM – 7 PM  
Thursday, June 15 Post-season Practice Lanier MS (distance)/ Flint Hill School (sprinters) 6 PM – 7 PM TBD
Fri./Sat./Sun. June 16-18th USATF PV J.O. Association Championship TBD Varies/Rolling  
Tuesday, June 20 Post-season Practice Van Dyck Park 6 PM – 7 PM  
Thursday, June 22 Post-season Practice Fairfax HS 6 PM – 7 PM Fairfax HS
Thurs. – Sun. June 22-25th AAU Region 3 Qualifier TBD Varies/Rolling  
Tuesday, June 27 Post-season Practice Fairfax HS 6 PM- 7 PM Fairfax HS
Thursday, June 29 Post-season Practice Fairfax HS 6 PM – 7 PM Fairfax HS
Sunday, July 2 NO PRACTICE n/a n/a  
July Tues./Thurs. Post-season Practices Fairfax HS 6 PM – 7 PM Fairfax HS
Thurs.- Sun., July 6-9th USATF PVA J.O Regional Qualifier TBD Varies/Rolling  
POST SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP RACES
July 23 – 30 USATF J.O. Track & Field Championships Lawrence, KS TBD  
July 29 – August 5 AAU J.O. X-C Championships Detroit, MI TBD  
 

Track & Field Events

FPYC Athlete-Parent Track Handbook

Typical Running Events:
50 meters
Approx. 1/2 of the track straightaway
100m
Approx. one full track straightaway
200m
1/2 track lap
 
400m
One full track lap
Approx. 1/4 of a mile
800m
Two track laps
Approx. 1/2 of a mile
1600m
Four track laps
Approx. 1 mile
3000m
7 and 1/2 track laps
Approx. 1 and 7/8 miles
 
Typical Field Events:
Long Jump
Universal landing area
Shot Put
Weights of 6kg, 4 lbs., and 12 kg, depending on the age of the participant
Turbo Javelin
Weights of 300g and 600g, depending on the age of the participant
 
Limited Exposure Events (not contested at Fairfax High School):
High Jump
Minimum starting height of 4 feet
Hurdles
Heights from 30" - 36" and races from 80m - 110m, depending on the age of the participant