Annual Hershey Track And Field Meet Set For Casper
The City of Casper Recreation Division is hosting the Local Hershey Track and Field Meet Tuesday, May 22, 2012 beginning promptly at 5:30 p.m. The meet will be held at Harry Geldien Stadium located behind Kelly Walsh High School. The Hershey Track and Field Meet is free. Girls and boys aged 9-14 years as of December 31, 2012 are eligible to compete. Check-in and registration time is between 4:30 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. on the day of the meet.
Age group events include the 50 meter dash (9-10 years division only), 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, 400 meter dash (9-10 & 11-12 years only), 4 X 100 meter relay, 800 meter run (11-12 & 13-14 years only), 1600 meter run (13-14 years division only), standing long jump and softball throw.
The top two finishers in each event qualify to compete at the State Hershey Meet to be held in Lander on Saturday, June 16, 2012. Qualifiers from the State Meet are eligible for selection to represent the region to travel to Hershey, Pennsylvania on Saturday August 4, 2012 for the National Meet, expenses paid.
Hershey’s Track & Field Games is designed to encourage physical fitness among youth and emphasize participation and sportsmanship.
Registration forms are available at the Casper Recreation Center, 1801 East 4th Street. Registration forms will be accepted the day of the meet at the Stadium beginning at 4:30 p.m. If additional information is needed, call 235-8383.