Badger Track Club June 2020 Invitational Virtual Track Meet

Badger Track Club will be hosting a Virtual Track Meet on athletic.net
The name of the meet is Badger Track Club June 2020 Invitational Virtual Track Meet
There are divisions for all ages 8-under to Masters and Open athletes! 
The following events are available:
100M
200M
400M
1600M
3200M
Long Jump
Standing Long Jump
Football Throw
Softball Throw

Registration Opens on 6.10.2020 and Closes on 6.19.2020.  Your days to complete your events are 6.20-6.27(Info on the website stating this as well).  Last date to record your results is Saturday 6.27.2020

PLEASE WATCH this video to see how to compete in a Virtual Meet with Athletic.net before signing up https://youtu.be/oS_Z1yTX1zsOUR TEAM CODE IS 2DWL7F2UV please assign this to all athletes of Badger Track Club or people who would like to compete for Badger Track Club (Parents, brothers, sisters, friends and future athletes of Badger Track Club) 

CHECK THE MEET INFO PAGE FOR ALL RULES https://www.athletic.net/TrackAndField/meet/405772/info/116962

RULES:
1. Enter the Age Division that you would be on December 31st of 2020…following the USATF age groups that we use for the rest of our meets.
2. All results must be entered through the athletic.net app…shown in the above video…it is free to use.
3. All running events and long jump must be done at a track.  The remaining events can be done anywhere but must have video evidence of the attempt and measurement.
4. Video evidence is required for all events except for the 1600M and 3200M.  You must upload a photo of your GPS watch for those distances.  If you do NOT have a GPS watch or phone with GPS, another person must be there to record your time and record a video…video doesn’t need to be uploaded, but should be kept if there is a dispute of your time.
5. You only get one chance per running event, please respect that.
6. You will have one week to do the event\events June 20th-27th.  If you don’t have anyone to time or record you please contact Coach Scott to work out a time to go to the track and time or measure for you.
6. This is open to EVERYONE not just Badger Track Club athletes.  If you are Badger Track Club, please make sure you assign our club to our entry TEAM CODE 2DWL7F2UV

The registration for the meet is FREE..  If you would like to make any donations to the club, all proceeds will go to cover the online management of the meet, and for sponsorship for athletes who cannot pay\outreach\equipment for the Badger Track Club.  You can donate via paypal badgertrackclub@gmail.com or venmo badgertrackclub@gmail.com  As many of you know, sports is a unifying activity for people from all different backgrounds.  Our goal is to give opportunities to as many people as possible.  This meet is open to anyone who wants to compete, please send it to friends whom you would like to compete against.  The link to the meet is HERE https://www.athletic.net/TrackAndField/meet/405772/info

The Verona Track has been open and is a great place to go for your race.  If this goes well we will have another virtual meet in July.

You can sign up for the meet 1 of 2 ways(Mentioned Above)
1. Sign up for a free account at athletic.net.  Then search for the meet and sign up there
2. You can download the Athletic.net app and sign up for a free account or login with your existing account.  If you choose option 1 for signup, you should still download the app as you can upload results and a video of you competing through the app.

Any additional instructions will be sent out after you register, from the athletic.net system or will be posted on the event information.  Please read all of this information and watch the video above before contacting us for questions at badgertrackclub@gmail.com.  I HOPE WE GET A HUGE GROUP TO DO THIS!!!

Additional racing opportunity

TENTATIVE: As of right now the Wisco Mile will happen on Saturday July 18th MORE INFO HEREhttp://www.wiscomile.com/  This is an aged based Mile competition, as well as a 5k.  Again, this is for all ages 8 and up. I am not sure what it will look like this year, but I spoke to the Meet Director and he still believes he can meet that date.  So stay tuned.  I will be at the meet and will send updates as we get closer.

As we move to Phase 2 of the recovery plan, we will start having some drop in 1 hour workouts that people can come to.  We will have a sprints coach and a distance coach at each practice.  We aren’t sure if we will have someone there for long jump.  It will all be based on the availability of the coaches and these workouts will be free, basically a short practice.

Thanks,
Coach Scott

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REMINDER The Fall Cross Country Program Sign-up Deadline is October 18th. We are limiting our sign-ups this year and will NOT accept sign-ups after October 18th. Please sign up NOW and don’t miss the deadline. This year will be a special one with Badger Track Club hosting the 2019 USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships. Because we are the host site, the top 30 in each race by age and division and top 5 teams in each race by age and division will advance. Ages 15-18 and same gender can compete as a team(so basically high school teams) This is a unique opportunity for your children to run in a National Championship race in their home city. Our program will prepare your child for this event! Sign-up is HERE http://badgertrackclub.com/fall-cross-country-series/

How to qualify for the 2019 USATF Junior Olympic National Cross Country Meet in Madison Wisconsin on December 14th, 2019

All. There is excitement growing about the upcoming National Meet in Madison on December 14th of this year. We have been getting questions on how to qualify for the national meet. The answer is this. You must be a USATF member..you can sign up here http://www.usatf.org/ And you must qualify out of your regional\state association meet. The way to find out the information for your qualifying meet, is to enter your state name in the search box on the USATF site. It will then come back with information related to your state, and one of the results should be your regional qualifying meet\your state USATF page. You can then contact them to find the date and location of the qualifying meet for your state.

2019 Badger Track Club Fall Cross Country Program

The sign-up for our Fall Cross Country Program is HERE  In the next couple of weeks we will make a store available for Badger Track Club gear to purchase before the season starts.  Also we have a Cross Country FAQ that is on the menu of the site and can be found here http://badgertrackclub.com/cross-country-faq/  Please review for any questions you might have.

If your child is participating in a fall Middle School Cross Country program this will be an easy transition.  If they are not participating in any program and the start of this program will be the start of their Cross Country season, please let us know.  We will work with you to get them running between now and then so they can hit the ground running:-)

Also please don’t forget the September 7th CC meet at Verona High School at 11:40am.  It’s a great opportunity to get things rolling.  Also please feel free to share this email with whomever you think has a child that would fit into our program.  Having the national meet here in Madison is a once in a lifetime opportunity to run a National Meet in your own backyard!