Fall Sport Tryouts start Monday August 1 In order to participate in tryouts, the student MUST:
1) Have valid VHSL Sports Physical on file with our Athletic Trainer
2) Be registered for the specific sport on Activity Registration Database
Please note: Golfwas originally going to start on July 28th, but has now been moved to start on August 1 with all other Fall Sports.
TRYOUT FORMAT: All athletes must tryout in at least three events. Athletes will be evaluated based on their results, great effort and attitude will also be taken into account. Team selection will be announced at a mandatory team meeting.
Monday, November 8th: 3:30pm at the track.
Tuesday, November 9th: 3:30pm at the track.
Standing Long Jump (throwers)
Wednesday, November 10th:3:30pm at the track
800 meter run
55 meter hurdles
Thursday, November 11th: 1:30pm at the track
Make-up; ONLY for those that missed an event, no retries.
Friday, November 12th: 3:00pm Cafeteria A
Final Cuts - Mandatory Meeting in Cafeteria A.
Athletes who made the team will have 1st day of practice.
*Sprinters need to tryout in 55m, 300m, and 500m. Distance runner 500m, 800m, 1600m. Jumpers need to tryout in jumps, 55m, and 300m and throwers the shot put, standing long jump and 55m. 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.
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. Warm clothing is required. 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.
EXPECTATIONS: This is a VARSITY SPORT and 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 https://www.wtwoodsonsports.com. Please check the site and make sure you are able to attend the meets that are scheduled for you.
PRACTICE: Monday-Friday, 3:20pm till 5:30pm, sometimes practice ends 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, raining or maybe snowing. No practiceif FCPS is canceled.
EVENTS: These events are offered in a regular indoor track & field meet:
4x800m Relay, 55m Hurdles, 55m Dash, 1600mRun, 4x200m Relay, 300m Dash, 500m Run, 1000m Run, 3200m Run and 4 x 400m Relay
Long jump, Triplejump, Highjump, Polevault and Shot Put