Fairfax Police Youth Club

Spring Track/Field

2018 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 Sprints Location Time
Thursday, March 1 Meet the Coaches Night Fairfax Pacers n/a 6:30-7:30 PM
Sunday, March 4 Introductory practice/Parent Meeting Fairfax HS n/a 1:00-2:30PM
Tuesday, March 6 NO PRACTICE n/a n/a n/a
Thursday, March 8 NO PRACTICE n/a n/a n/a
Sunday, March 11 Practice Fairfax HS n/a 1:00-2:15 PM
Tuesday, March 13 Practice Van Dyck Park/Accotink n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, March 15 Practice Lanier MS/Accotink TBD Flint Hill(sprinters) 6 PM -7 PM
Sunday, March 18 FPYC Time Trials Fairfax HS n/a 1:00-4:30 PM
Tuesday, March 20 Practice & Uniform Purchases Van Dyck Park/Accotink n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, March 22 Practice & Uniform Purchases Lanier MS/Accotink TBD Flint Hill(sprinters) 6 PM - 7 PM
Sunday, March 25 Practice Fairfax HS n/a 1:00-2:15 PM
Tuesday, March 27 FCPS Break Week - NO PRACTICE n/a n/a n/a
Thursday, March 29 FCPS Break Week - NO PRACTICE n/a n/a n/a
Sunday, April 1 FCPS Break Week - NO PRACTICE n/a n/a n/a
Tuesday, April 3 Practice Van Dyck Park/Accotink n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, April 5 Practice Lanier MS/Accotink TBD Flint Hill(sprinters) 6 PM - 7 PM
Sunday, April 8 Practice & Uniform Purchases Fairfax HS n/a 1 PM- 2:15 PM
Tuesday, April 10 Practice Van Dyck Park/Accotink n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, April 12 Practice Lanier MS/Accotink TBD Flint Hill(sprinters) 6 PM - 7 PM
Sunday, April 15 FPYC Invitational Fairfax HS n/a 12:00-5:00 PM
Tuesday, April 17 Practice Van Dyck Park/Accotink n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, April 19 Practice Lanier MS/Accotink TBD Flint Hill(sprinters) 6 PM - 7 PM
Saturday, April 21 TBD Lake Braddock Invitational Lake Braddock HS n/a 11:00 – 1:00
Sunday, April 22 Mustang Invitational Culpeper, VA n/a TBD
Tuesday, April 24 Practice Van Dyck Park/Accotink n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, April 26 Practice Lanier MS/Accotink TBD Flint Hill(sprinters) 6 PM - 7 PM
Sunday, April 29 FPYC Invitational Fairfax HS n/a 11:00-5:00 PM
Tuesday, May 1 Practice Van Dyck Park/Accotink n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, May 3 Practice Lanier MS/Accotink TBD Flint Hill(sprinters) 6 PM - 7 PM
Saturday, May 5 Marlboro Track Club Invitational Oxon Hill, MD n/a TBD
Tuesday, May 8 Practice Van Dyck Park/Accotink n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, May 10 Practice Lanier MS/Accotink TBD Flint Hill(sprinters) 6 PM - 7 PM
Sunday, May 13 MOTHER'S DAY MEET - FPYC ONLY Fairfax HS n/a 10:30-5 PM
Tuesday, May 15 Practice Van Dyck Park/Accotink n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, May 17 Practice Lanier MS/Accotink TBD Flint Hill(sprinters) 6 PM - 7 PM
Saturday, May 19 SYA Invitational Centreville, VA n/a TBD
Tuesday, May 22 Practice Van Dyck Park/Accotink n/a 6 PM-7 PM
Thursday, May 24 Practice Lanier MS/Accotink TBD Flint Hill(sprinters) 6 PM - 7 PM
Sunday, May 27 HOLIDAY WEEKEND - NO PRACTICE n/a n/a n/a
Tuesday, May 29 Post-season Practice Van Dyck Park/Accotink n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, May 31 Post-season Practice Lanier MS/Accotink TBD Flint Hill 6 PM - 7 PM
Saturday, June 2 PVA/USATF J.O. Preliminary Qualifier TBD n/a 9:00 AM/Rolling
Tuesday, June 5 Post-season Practice Van Dyck Park/Accotink n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Wednesday, June 6 FPYC Banquet Lanier MS Cafeteria n/a 5:30-8:30 PM
Thursday, June 7 Post-season Practice Lanier MS/Accotink TBD Flint Hill 6 PM - 7 PM
Sat./Sun. June 9-10th PVA/AAU District Qualifier TBD n/a 8:00 AM Rolling
Tuesday, June 12 Post-season Practice Van Dyck Park/Accotink n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, June 14 Post-season Practice Lanier MS/Accotink TBD Flint Hill 6 PM - 7 PM
Fri./Sat./Sun. June 15-17th USATF PV J.O. Association Championship TBD n/a Varies/Rolling
Tuesday, June 19 Post-season Practice Fairfax HS n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, June 21 Post-season Practice Fairfax HS n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Thurs. - Sun. June 21-24th AAU Region 3 Qualifier TBD n/a Varies/Rolling
Tuesday, June 26 Post-season Practice Fairfax HS n/a 6 PM- 7 PM
Thursday, June 28 Post-season Practice Fairfax HS n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Sunday, July 1 Post-season Practice Fairfax HS n/a 1 PM- 2:15 PM
Tues/Thurs. ALL July Tues./Thurs. Post-season Practices Fairfax HS n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Thurs.- Sun., July 5-8th USATF PVA J.O Regional Qualifier TBD n/a Varies/Rolling
POST SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP RACES
WHEN WHAT Location TIME
July 23 – 29 USATF Hershey J.O. Track & Field Championships Greensboro, NC TBD
July 28 - August 4 AAU J.O. Track & Field Championships Des Moines, Iowa 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

Spring Track Schedule