6th District athletes face off for annual Track and Field Meet
2010-03-31 · By Editor
Councilman Dee Andrews, along with the Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine, Weed & Seed Program, and the Boys & Girls Club of Long Beach to host the 2nd Annual 6th District Track and Field meet, at the Poly High School Track Stadium, 1600 Atlantic Ave, on Thursday, April 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Join Councilman Andrews and 6th District youth as they compete in this annual track meet. Last years event attracted over 200 youth, ages ranging from 6 to 13 years old. The youth will compete in four divisional meets.
“It is important to engage our youth in events that encourage them to test their strength in a positive way. Sports have always been a constructive outlet for me and I hope to carry on that tradition for our youth”, said Councilman Andrews.
The Track and Field meet will start with field events at 9 a.m. and the running events will start at 10 a.m.
The field events include 50m-100m-200m-300m-500m-4×100-4 x 400m, a long jump, high jump, and softball throw. The Divisions are divided in 4 age groups Division 1 (6-7 years old), Division 2 (8-9 years old) Division 3 (10 –11 years old) Division 4 (12-13 years old).
The competing teams are John C. Wallace Petroleum, King Park, Butler WRAP, McBride Park, Veterans Park, Drake Park, Orizaba Park, Jackie Robinson WRAP, Eastman Boys & Girls Club, Westside Boys & Girls Club, and MacArthur Park.
For more information about the 6th District Track and Field meet, call Tonya Martin at the Office of Councilman Dee Andrews, (562) 570-6816.
The 2nd Annual 6th District Track and Field meet is sponsored by Councilman Dee Andrews, along with the Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine, Weed & Seed Program, and the Boys & Girls Club of Long Beach.