- Although the core of our program will remain children 9-14 yrs. old , we also accommodate high school age athletes 15-19 years during indoor, outdoor, and summer track season. Our track season is broken down into Fall Training, Indoor, Spring and a Summer season with specific goals/requirements for each.
The Fall Training is a time for athletes to get acclimated back to the sport if they are returners and for new athletes to learn the basics of track and field. During this time athletes will train not only on the track, but in a weight room as well. This runs from September until November.
Indoor Season is the first chance to put the hard work from fall training to use in live track meets. The EYT Spartans program typically run in PG County, for local meets, and travel for the more competitive invitationals. This season goes from November to mid March.
The Spring season is our developmental season and will run tentatively from March 11 – May 25 (weather permitting). Practices will be during week nights and the first few Saturday mornings until the first meet, typically at the end of April. There will be approximately 4/5 competition meets during the Spring season. The Summer season will run from May 27th – August 1 and will include competitions necessary to qualify for USATF and AAU Nationals. There are typically 4-5 qualifying meets during the month of June. Nationals is typically the last week in July and runs for the entire week. Between the end of National qualifiers in June, and the start of Jr Nationals, the athletes typical compete in “refinement” meets in the month of July. . Spring season registration is required for all 9-14yrs old, however the Summer season will require some planning and commitment from the athlete and parents, DO NOT plan vacations between the months of June – August if signing up for the Summer session. The summer season is for those children with the desire and drive to try and qualify for one of the Junior Olympic Youth Championships either AAU or USATF. In addition, parents need to be committed to taking their children to Jr Olympics, if they qualify. The children who register for this season will have track practice Monday thru Friday each week and will be expected to participate in the championship meets. This season is not restricted to those with the best ability, but to anyone who demonstrates drive and commitment to advance to Nationals.
Children must participate in the spring season in order to register for the summer session, except 15-19yr old's who run for their high school teams.
The registration fee for all new athletes is $175.00 per child and an additional $70 for warmups for new athletes and $150.00 for returners. Returners fee is reduced as they do not require new uniforms.. The summer track season will total $150/child for the summer season not including meets and travel fees. The Summer Only High School fee will be $170/child. Spring Registration will open on January 2nd – and close on March 4th, or earlier if we reach our limit of 30 athletes For the Summer Only athletes tryouts will be May 1, May 7, and May 9. High School Athletes are NOT required to tryout.
To register, click on the Registration Here button in the “Track and Field Registration” tab. If this is your first time registering you will need to create an account before logging in. After logging in, complete all the tabs, and follow the directions for payment. Registration is not guaranteed until payment is processed. We tend to reach our quota quickly, so register early.
The registration fees will cover team uniform, training fees, training gear, insurance, and warmups pants. If registering for summer the you will be required to purchase will USATF and AAU membership, the jacket will be an optional purchase.
ALL MONEY PAID FOR FEES AND REGISTRATION ARE NON REFUNDABLE.