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Participation Donation
Participation Donation, Equipment, Eligibility

Participation Donation:  All athletics are requested to make a donation of at least $200.  The School district provides no funding for interscholastic athletics and this opportunity is only possible through your donation.  Please make checks payable to the SVHS Falcon Club. Thank you in advance for your support!  Our primary costs are transportation to meets, coaching stipends and entry fees for meets.

Equipment:  Track season is often cold and rainy.  Warm ups, including some sort of a rain shell, are a great idea.  Avoid cotton in favor of synthetic materials for equipment - especially socks. Sprinters/jumpers will need two pair of shoes - a good pair of running flats and a pair of spikes.  Go to a high end running store like Running Revolution (they will give you a discount if you tell them you run for SVHS) and tell them what events you plan to do and they will help you pck out an appropriate spike.  For all beginning runners, make sure you get a spike that has at least a little bit of a cushioned heal.

Eligibility:  A recent change in district rules allows for students that are ineligible due to grades may still attend practice; they just cannot compete or travel with the team.  Remember to check Illuminate regularly and to be mindful of the ending dates of the grading periods.

Track and Field

Track & Field season is February - June. 

SVHS plays in the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League (SCCAL).

In order to participate in after-school sports all students, including those with special needs, must meet the eligiblity requirements.

►  Read the full extra-curricular activity eligibility policy.

►  There is a $200 requested donation to play each sport. If you donate using PayPal, an additional $5 is added for service fee.

►  All sports participation paperwork including physical must be turned in prior to try-outs (or you will not be able to try-out).

2019/20 SCHEDULE

Day/Date

Time

Opponent/Event & Location
Mon, 2/3 3:20pm        First Official Practice, SVHS Track
Sat, 2/29 All Day Bellarmine Invitational, Bellarmine
Sat, 3/7 10:00am Santa Cruz Coast Relays, Aptos
Sat 3/14 8am K-Bell, Westmont HS
Thurs, 3/19 4:00pm SV @ Harbor (bus)
Sat, 3/21 9:00am St Francis Invitational, Mountain View
Thurs, 3/26 4:00pm SV @ Santa Cruz
Sat, 3/28   Firebird Relays, Fremont
Fri/Sat, 4/3 & 4/4  

Stanford Invitational (very limited entry, must qualify), Stanford

4/4-4/12   SPRING BREAK
Wed, 4/8   SVHS Dirt Track Classic
Fri/Sat, 4/10 &4/11   Arcadia - SoCal (very limited entry, must qualify)
Tues, 4/14 4:00pm SV @ SLV
Fri, 4/17 evening CCS Top 8, Los Gatos
Sat, 4/18 evening Soquel Invitational (Varsity), Soquel
Thurs, 4/23 4pm SV vs Aptos at Santa Cruz
Thurs, 4/30 4pm SV @ Soquel
Thurs, 5/7 TBD SCCAL Trials, SLB
Sat, 5/9 11:00am Field, 1:00pm Running SCCAL Finals @ SLV
Sat, 5/16 TBA CCS Semi-Finals, Gilroy
Fri, 5/22 or Sat, 5/23 4pm CCS Finals, Gilroy
Fri/Sat, 5/29 & 5/30   California State Meet, Buchannan HS, Clovis
Coaches

►  Gretchen Schmitt

runmomrun@msn.com

►  Todd Hoffman

t.hoffman9230@sbcglobal.net

►Robert Riemer
robertriemer7@gmail.com

2019/20 Roster