Santa Clarita Track Club
Santa Clarita Track Club Newsletter
  April 8, 2013
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Dear Parents,


We had a great meet, even with the winds, and we're looking forward to all the kids to return from Spring Break.


Lap-a-thon prizes are here, the Deadline for turning in your funds is this Thursday April 11th. The Grand prize will be a Kindle Fire Tablet given to the athlete who raises the most funds. Please see details below.


Make Up Pictures will be today at 6:00 - 7:00 pm Please wear your uniform if you need to take a make up picture.


Trucks - We need trucks or vans at both setup and tear down.


Tear down crew. We need people who can come back at the end of the meet and help us get everything moved back to our storage unit.


Thimsha Tigers is hosting us at Valencia High with North Valley Golden Bears. This club will need a lot more help this week that last week.


You may sign up to volunteer by clicking here


Animoto Videos
Each week we take photo's submitted to us and make a slide show of the meet. Most of the shots are random, but we get some great shots each week. click the link to watch the show. These are also now being posted to our website.
Lap-a-thon Fundraiser
Laps are posted on our website. On the main page.
You may turn in your funds any time before the dead line, prizes are given to the athletes that raise the most funds and bring in at least $40.00
Grand Prize will be a Kindle Fire Tablet. Every athlete who raises $40.00 or more will get a Mister Spray Bottle. (For athletes in the same family, its $40.00 for 1, $60.00 for 2, $75.00 for 3 and $85.00 for 4).
The Deadline to turn in funds will be April 11th.
Practice This Week
Apr 8 2013 - 6:00 - 7:45 pm Valencia HS
Apr 10 2013 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm Valencia HS
Apr 11 2013 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm Saugus HS
Apr 13 2013 - Track Meet - 8:00 am Valencia HS Track. (Setup at 7:00 am) (6:30 at Storage for trucks, vans and suvs).
Upcoming Fund Raisers
The Storm will be hosting the following fundraising events. Be sure to mark your calendars and spread the word to friends and family to come on out and support The Storm! Also check out our Facebook page to RSVP and get additional details.


Wednesday, April 17th from 5-8pm at Souplantation in the Valencia Town Center. 15% of proceeds go back to the club. Be sure to download the attached flier and bring to the event.


Wednesday, May 22nd from 11am-10pm at Menchies Frozen Yogurt in the Valencia Town Center. Perfect for an afterschool snack or after dinner treat! 15% of proceeds go back to the club. Be sure to download the attached flier and bring to the event.
Jelly Beans
Jelly BeansWe need Jelly Beans We have plenty Jolly Ranchers, so please no more Jolly Ranchers. .
If you have not yet donated 2 bags of Jelly Beans our supply is running low please bring some in at this time.
Athletes with new Spike Shoes, you must change out the spikes to 3/16" needle spike, we have them for sale $2.00 per set of 14. Most spikes are sold with 3/8" pyramid for dirt, these spikes are not acceptable on tartan tracks.
Please bring in any old spike shoes that your child has out grown for loaner spikes.
Track Meet
Our track meet will be the Thimsha Tigers hosting us and the North Valley Golden Bears at Valencia High School.

Setup starts at 7:00 am, We need lots of help with the setup, we meet in the parking lot, some will go to the storage unit across the street to pick up equipment. We will need a few people to setup our staging area in the center of the field, that requires setting up benches for the kids to sit on during staging. a few pop up tents. We need parents to put the hurdles out for the start of the 80 meter Midget races.


Pick Up Trucks we meet across the street (6:30 am) at Valencia Storage, (note: not the Valencia II Storage).
Athletes this week will be signing up with their coaches for their events.


Depending on the age of the athlete there are limits in how many events they can do each week. Gremlins are limited to a maximum of 3 events, everyone else is limited to 4 events maximum, but 1 event has to be a relay for Bantam through Youth, Intermediates 4th event can be an individual event (ie not limited to a relay),
Make Up Picture Day April 8,
If you missed you getting your picture taken on picture day, we have make ups on Monday April 8th at 6:00pm -7:00pm. Please have your athlete come in full uniform.
Lost and Found
All Lost and Found items will be donated at the end of Wednesday's practice. We don't have room to store items. Please check on the fence if any of the items are your child's.

Alan Bingham
Santa Clarita Track Club