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G GLENARDEN TRACK CLUB 2015 KEEPING YOUTH ON THE RIGHT TRACK www.glenardentrackclub.com
TRACK MEETS/PARKING NO PARKING NEAR TRACK DURING PRACTICE. PARK POLICE WILL GIVE YOU A FAT TICKET. PARK IN PARKING LOT D FOR ALL TRACK MEETS. PARK IN PARKING LOT B FOR PRACTICE, UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE. DO NOT DRIVE UP THE HILL BY TRACK. THE KIDS PRACTICE RIGHT THERE.
REGISTRATION The Glenarden Track Club Outdoor Season began on March 30, 2015. Practice is held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5:45 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Prince George’s Sports & Learning Complex. Registration will conclude April 22, 2015. Payment will be due no later than 2 weeks from the date that your child begins practice. For registrations done after April 9, payment will be due the day of registration. The only exception to the deadline will be for those athletes who are currently participating in High School, Junior High School or Private School track programs. The registration fee for the season is $180.00 for each athlete. The athletes from High School, Junior High School or Private School track programs that register after May 18, 2015 will pay $140.00. Uniforms will be issued to all registered athletes on April 21, 2015.
REGISTRATION (continued) Registration fee covers: – Costs to register for meets, – Uniforms (blue and white Glenarden shorts and top) – Athletic bag (for new athletes only) – Yellow Glenarden T-shirt – Sweatsuit (blue jogging pants and white hoodie) – USATF card – Miscellaneous items such as Gatorade (which is provided for the athletes at all meets),ointments used to rub the athletes down at meets, – Batons and other equipment Any athlete can purchase a new bag for a cost of $40.00. No athlete will receive a uniform until his/her registration fee has been paid. At registration time, all athletes must submit a completed medical form. All new athletes must submit a copy of his/her birth certificate within a week of registration.
ATHLETE DRESS CODE COMPLETE UNIFORM White Sweat Hoodie Yellow T-shirt Blue Sweat Pants Running Uniform White Socks Running Tennis Shoes
ATHLETE UNIFORM AFTER RACE UNIFORM Yellow T-Shirt Blue Sweat Pants Running Uniform Running Tennis Shoes White Hoodie (depending on the weather)
TRACK MEET NON-ESSENTIALS DO NOT EAT THESE FOODS French FriesNachos & Cheese HamburgersHot Dogs ChipsSoda CandyJuices High in Sugar
TRACK MEET ESSENTIALS WEATHER PROTECTIONS/COMFORT ITEMS UmbrellaSocks (white socks) PonchoAllergy Medicine Blanket/PillowPortable Chair Hat (sun/rain)Hand Sanitizer / Wipes TentInsect Repellant Sun BlockCooler Light JacketSeat Cushion
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER 3/30 - 1st DAY OF PRACTICE at 5:45 pm. Parent Booster Club Meeting (inside) at 6:15 pm 5/8-9 - Glenarden Track Club Invitational, PG Sports & Learning Complex, Landover, MD 6/13- Junior Olympic Local PG Central 6/18-21- Potomac Valley Association Championships, PG S&LC 6/30 - 7/6- Chicago Outdoor Youth Nationals, Lisle, IL. 7/9 -12- USATF Region 3 Championships, Newport News, VA 7/24 - 26- BLUNT East Coast Invitational, Durham, NC
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Glenarden Track Club Invitational – May 8-9, 2015 Potomac Valley Association (PVA) Championship – June 18-21 LIST OF DUTIES Kitchen DutiesTrack DutiesConcession Stand Duties Clean Fish and ChickenTime KeeperBatter Fish Package Fish and ChickenMedalsRunner InventoryResultsGrill Off Load Food MaterialField Event HelpersFood Preparer Clean Concession StandBull PinCandy Table Set UpClean Up CrewTake Orders
TRAVEL DATES 6/30 - 7/6 - Chicago Outdoor Youth Nationals, Lisle, IL. 7/9 -7/12 - USATF Region 3 Championships, Newport News, VA 7/24 – 7/26 - BLUNT East Coast Invitational, Durham, NC
Airfare Plans to Chicago The club has already reserved tickets on Southwest Airlines for 100 ATHLETES. Hotel costs are not included in the airline ticket fare. There are certain qualifying standards the athletes must meet to participate in this meet. These standards will be provided to you. $318.00 - Total cost of roundtrip airfare for ATHLETES $100.00 - Deposit due by Monday, May 11, 2015 $100.00 - 2nd payment due by Monday, June 1, 2015 $118.00 - Balance due by Wednesday, June 24, 2015 REMINDER: NO PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR ANY PAYMENTS. CASH, MONEY ORDERS OR CERTIFIED CHECKS ONLY (made payable to Glenarden Track Club).
Why Do We Need Fundraisers?? To offset costs of athletes’ travel To raise money to: – Purchase water/gatorade/snacks/food – Pay for certain track meet entry fees – Purchase tents and tarps, etc. – Purchase equipment (hurdles, shotput, batons, etc.) – Pay for rental vans/gas while on travel – Purchase cooking equipment for catering/concessions – Host Nationals cookout and Awards cookout – Provide assistance to athletes in need – Provide condolences for GATC members & family
2015 FUNDRAISERS HONEY BAKED HAM (15% Profit) Start: March 30 - Money Due: April 2 - Delivery: April 3 GLENARDEN TRACK CLUB RAFFLE (75% profit) Start: March 30 – Money Due: ongoing until June 20 – Drawing: June 21 POPCORN PALACE (50% profit) – April date TBD JOE CORBI’S FUNDRAISER ($4.00+ per item) – May date TBD CHIPOTLE – (50%) Lottsford Vista Shopping Center- Date TBD BUFFALO WILD WINGS – Lottsford Vista Shopping Center – Date TBD CAR WASH – Time and Place TBD DC MUMBO SAUCE (50% Profit) - Date TBD WE ARE OPEN TO SUGGESTIONS FOR OTHER FUNDRAISERS
OTHER WAYS TO RAISE FUNDS Money received from Verizon for volunteer work performed by or on behalf of individuals who work at Verizon can be used to offset travel costs. Sixty percent (60%) of any Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) donations to the Club can also be used to offset travel costs. The CFC donation number for the Glenarden Track Club is CFC #23385.
SEASONED TRACK PARENTS Track Parent Liaisons (Age groups) 8 & Under - Shontail Ennis 9-10 - Angie Williams 11-12 - Carmen Lee/Faye Howell 13-14 - Anita Chamberlin/Kim Smith 15-16 - Toni Johnson/Tia Prince 17-18 - Jackie Barrow
THANK YOU From The GATC Parent Booster Club The GATC Parent Booster Club would like to welcome all NEW additions to our family and to welcome back RETURNING members for another fun-filled season. We would also like to say thank you for all of your help and time and for all you do with the youth through track & field. You help them grow strong in character and become positive role models and leaders in our community. Thank you for your support and for being an essential member of the Parent Booster Club.