St Pius X offers Track and Field to all athletes in 5th – 8th grade; we encourage all those interested to sign up. Junior Varsity (5th and 6th) and Varsity (7th and 8th) teams participate in the Dallas Parochial League with other parochial schools.
Practices: Begin in early March for all JV participants; Varsity members to follow shortly thereafter since their meets do not begin until mid-April; practices are held at Bishop Lynch High School. Regular season practices are typically held two days a week for 2 hours each practice (TBA-at coach’s discretion).
Uniforms: SPX provides track jerseys, field event equipment, batons, etc.
**Player must provide or purchase: tennis shoes, track shoes, running shorts and sunscreen.
Track Meets: there are three (3) Meets for Junior Varsity members that begin in late March early April; there are four (4) Meets for Varsity that begin in mid-April and go through mid-May. Track meets are typically held on Saturdays; some Sundays if inclement weather prevents events from taking place on the previous Saturday. All meets are held at area high school tracks.
Meet Events: Sprints races, relays events, mile run, and hurdles; Field events include long jump, shot put, discus, and high jump;
Sports Physicals: All athletes must have a physical on file with the athletic director to participate; if your son or daughter have already turned in a physical form with a previous sport then no additional form is needed.
Coaches: We need volunteer coaches for these sports teams (both JV and Varsity levels); if you’re interested please contact Nikki Nesternnester@spxdallas.org
Team practices may begin anytime after basketball season has ended – early March
Track and Field Fee: $75.