Fairfax Police Youth Club

Spring Track/Field

2019 FPYC Track & Field Schedule

(See the Practice & Meet Locations tab for addresses and links to directions to the parks for practices and meets.) 
This schedule is tentative and dependent on field permits and confirmation from away team meet directors. 

WHEN WHAT FAIRFAX ACCOTINK TIME
Friday, March 8 Meet the Coaches Night Fairfax Pacers Fairfax Pacers 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, March 10 First Practice/Parent Meeting Fairfax HS  Fairfax HS 12:00 - 2:00 PM
Tuesday, March 12 Practice Van Dyck Park Train Trestle  6 PM -7 PM
Thursday, March 14 Practice Lanier MS Kings Glen ES 6 PM -7 PM
Sunday, March 17 Practice Fairfax HS  Fairfax HS 1:00 - 2:15 PM
Tuesday, March 19 Practice/Uniforms Van Dyck Park Train Trestle  6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, March 21 Practice/Uniforms  Lanier MS Kings Glen ES 6 PM - 7 PM
Sunday, March 24 Practice/Uniforms  Fairfax HS  Fairfax HS 1:00 - 2:15 PM
Tuesday, March 26 Practice Van Dyck Park Train Trestle  6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, March 28 Practice Lanier MS Kings Glen ES 6 PM - 7 PM
Sunday, March 31 Time Trials 200m/1600m FPYC ONLY Fairfax HS  Fairfax HS 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuesday, April 2 Practice Van Dyck Park Train Trestle  6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, April 4 Practice Lanier MS Kings Glen ES 6 PM - 7 PM
Sunday, April 7 FPYC Invitational Fairfax HS  Fairfax HS 12:00 - 5:00 PM
Tuesday, April 9 Practice Van Dyck Park Train Trestle  6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, April 11 Practice Lanier MS Kings Glen ES 6 PM - 7 PM
Sunday, April 14 Practice Fairfax HS  Fairfax HS 1:00 - 2:15 PM
Tuesday, April 16 FCPS Springbreak - NO PRACTICE n/a n/a n/a
Thursday, April 18 FCPS Springbreak - NO PRACTICE n/a n/a n/a
Sunday, April 21 EASTER - NO PRACTICE n/a n/a n/a
Tuesday, April 23 Practice Van Dyck Park Train Trestle  6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, April 25 Practice Lanier MS Kings Glen ES 6 PM - 7 PM
Sunday, April 28 FPYC Invitational Fairfax HS  Fairfax HS 11:00 - 5:00 PM
Sunday, April 28 Mustang Invitational (alternative) Culpeper, VA Culpeper, VA 10:00 -5:00 PM
Tuesday, April 30 Practice Van Dyck Park Train Trestle  6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, May 2 Practice Lanier MS Kings Glen ES 6 PM - 7 PM
Sunday, May 5 VA Pride Invitational Ashburn, VA  n/a 8:30 a.m. Rolling
Tuesday, May 7 Practice Van Dyck Park Train Trestle  6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, May 9 Practice Lanier MS Kings Glen ES 6 PM - 7 PM
Sunday,  May 12 MOTHER'S DAY MEET - FPYC ONLY Fairfax HS Fairfax HS 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuesday, May 14 Practice Van Dyck Park Train Trestle  6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, May 16 Practice Lanier MS Kings Glen ES 6 PM - 7 PM
Sunday, May 19 CYA  Invitational Chantilly, VA Chantilly, VA TBD
Tuesday, May 21 Practice Van Dyck Park Train Trestle  6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, May 23 Practice Lanier MS Kings Glen ES 6 PM - 7 PM
Sunday, May 26 HOLIDAY WEEKEND - NO PRACTICE n/a n/a n/a
Tuesday, May 28 Practice Van Dyck Park Train Trestle  6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, May 30 Practice Lanier MS Kings Glen ES 6 PM - 7 PM
Sat./Sun., June 1-2  DMV Invitational  Landover, MD n/a 8:00 AM/Rolling 
Monday, June 10 End of Season Banquet Fairfax HS Fairfax HS 6:00 - 8:00  PM
Tues/Thurs.*, June 4/6 Post-season Practice *Van Dyck Park n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Sat./Sun. June 8-9 AAU PVA District Qualifier Landover, MD n/a 8:00 AM Rolling
Tuesday, June 11 Post-season Practice Van Dyck Park n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, June 13 Post-season Practice Lanier MS n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Fri./Sat./Sun. June 14-16 USATF PVA Championship/Qualifier Landover, MD n/a 8:00 AM/Rolling
Tuesday, June 18 Post-season Practice TBD n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Thursday, June 20 Post-season Practice TBD n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Thurs. - Sun. June 20-23 AAU Region 3 Qualifier Landover, MD n/a 8:00 AM/Rolling
Tuesday, June 25 Post-season Practice TBD n/a 6 PM- 7 PM
Thursday, June 27 Post-season Practice TBD n/a 6 PM - 7 PM
Sunday, June 30 Post-season Practice TBD n/a n/a
July  Tues./Thurs. Post-season Practices TBD n/a TBD
Fri.- Mon.,  July 5-8 USATF Region 3 Qualifier Landover, MD n/a Varies/Rolling
POST SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP RACES
June 25 - 30 USATF National Youth Championships Durham Stadium Durham, NC TBD
July 21 - 27 USATF Hershey J.O. Track & Field Championships CA State Univ. Sacramento, CA TBD
July 26 - August 3 AAU J.O. Track & Field Championships NC A&T Univ. Greensboro, NC TBD

 

Track & Field Events

FPYC Athlete-Parent Track Handbook

Typical Running Events:
50 meters
Approx. 1/2 of the track straightaway: 6 & Under only
100m
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