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May 05

Youth Track and Field Meet At Todd Stadium

Posted on May 5, 2017 at 8:06 AM by Communications Department

Community volunteers needed to assist with the events

The Speed City Chargers Track Club of Newport News is hosting its second youth track and field meet on Saturday, May 13th at Todd Stadium. The event is track_SClicensed by AAU Track & Field. Youth interested in participating should register online at The entry fee is a $10 flat fee per athlete that covers all events, including relays. Age divisions are 6-Under, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-UP. The registration deadline is May 10 at 11:59 p.m. Same day entries are not accepted. Spectator admission is a $2 donation at the gate that goes towards the youth in the community. Concessions are also available for sale.

Come out, watch the exciting events, and support the youth in the community. Volunteers are also needed to help with the events. Last year more than 700 youth, including entrants as young as 4 years old, participated from all over Virginia and surrounding states. For questions contact James Stewart at 757-329-6447 or email at