In order to be eligible to tryout, the student athlete must have:
1) Submitted online Activity Registration for the sport
2) Turned in a VHSL Sports Physical to our Athletic Trainer or Activities Office
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TRYOUT DATES: February 20, 21, 22 CUTS: February 23rd at 3:00pm TRYOUT FORMAT: All athletes must tryout in at least three events. If you don’t know what event you are best at, you need to try as many events as possible. The more we see of you, the better the chance of making the team.
Sprinters need to tryout in the 100m, 200m, and 400m.
Distance runner the 400m, 800m, 1600m.
Jumpers need to tryout in jumps, 100m, and 200m.
Throwers the shot put, discus and 100m.
Monday, February 20th: 10:00AM at the track (no school)
1600 meter run
400 meter dash
Field Events. Open practice
Tuesday, February 21st: 3:30pm at the track
Long Jump (Triple Jump)
Wednesday, February 22nd: 3:30pm at the track
800 meter run
200 meter dash
Thursday, February 23rd: 3:30pm
TRYING OUT FOR ANOTHER WOODSON SPORT: If you are trying out for another WTW sport and interested in track & field, you need to contact Coach Zuber before the tryout to let her know you're interested.
PRACTICE: Monday-Friday, 3:30pm till 6:00pm, practice might end earlier and some days later. Some groups have Saturday practice. All athletes are required to attend practice every day. We do have practice when it is cold and/or raining. No practice if FCPS is canceled.
EXPECTATIONS: This is a VARSITY SPORTand attendance at practices and meets are MANDATORY. We understand you are busy with other activities and request that you carefully consider your time commitments before trying out for track and field. It’s the responsibility of the student-athlete to inform Coach Zuber of any conflicts. All conflicts need to be addressed at the beginning of the season. The official schedule will be posted on our team website www.wtwoodsonsports.com.
COSTS: New athletes must purchase a uniform if they have never participated in Woodson cross country, indoor, or outdoor track & field. We also encourage you to purchase spirit wear. The spirit wear and uniforms are good for all three sports for as long as you are at Woodson. Make sure you have running specific shoes; lower body injuries are often caused by wearing the wrong type of shoes and weararm clothing is required.
EVENTS: Events offered in a regular outdoor track & field meet:
Running events: 4x800m Relay, 100/110m Hurdles, 100m Dash. 1600m Run, 4x100m Relay, 200m Dash, 400m Run, 800m Dash, 3200m Run and 4 x 400m Relay
Field events: Long jump, Triple jump, High jump, Pole vault, Shot Put and Discus