The Valley Royals is a member of BC Athletics and is governed by the policies and guidelines set out by this provincial sport organization. Important links regarding athlete safety are available here
The Valley Royals is a Member of BC Athletics and adheres to the safety guidlines that our provincial sport organization has set in place. Important links to the BC Athletics Website regarding athlete safety are available here:
Saturday, October 24, 2020
Clearbrook Park – 3680 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford, BC
This is a BC Athletics Sanctioned event and is co-hosted by Valley Royals and Trinity Western University [TWU]. Valley Royals are hosting the Junior Development [JD] events ages 9-13 years as outlined below. TWU is hosting the High School and College events. Please contact Kathy Andrews [email protected] or Shane Wiebe [email protected] TWU for details regarding High School and College races.
This Meet package is applicable to JD events only: https://files.trackie.com/uploads/event/2020-10-13-21-05-13-1476534570-22.pdf?rand=1145073899
Entries will be limited to 25 athletes per event
Meet Organizers: Debbie Foote [email protected]
Christa McAuley [email protected]
Meet Directors: Scott Svelander [email protected]
Paul Trustham [email protected]
Time: 9:30am First event to 2:45pm Last event
Schedule: Printable PDF Available on 3rd Page of Meet Package at Link Above
Entry Deadline: Wednesday October 21, 2020 at 6:00pm (PST)
Entry Fee: $5.00 per athlete
Awards: There will be no awards available. Snacks will be provided to JD athletes after their race
Registration for JD Races: Register in advance before the Entry Deadline at https://www.trackie.com/online-registration/event/valley-cross-country-meet/467492/
Non BC Athletics Members are subject to the one day membership fee – $3.00 per athlete
Late Registration: NO LATE REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ALLOWED
Check-in: There will be a check in tent near the race start line where you can pick up your numbers and your stickers. Athletes, you may arrive 30 minutes before your race to walk the course/warm up and check in.
Additional Notes: Max 50 participants allowed on the field of play (athletes, coaches, and officials). The “field of play” includes any area inside the area bounded by course markings which includes the finish line area, namely the race course. Parents and Spectators must not enter the field of play; race course. Spectators are allowed to view events outside the course markings.
MANDATORY COVID Waiver will be attached to each entry in Trackie and must be completed before entering the field of play. All athletes must self-check with a parent/guardian for any COVID symptoms before attending the competition. Athletes showing COVID related symptoms on attendance will be asked to the leave the event. Athletes are asked to wear a face covering [mask] until just before reaching the start line. Personal cloth masks must be left with personal items. Disposable face coverings must be placed safely in garbage containers or left with personal items. Masks will be handed out at the end of each race. Participants are requested to leave the event immediately after their race (15 min max) to allow for the next race participants to get ready. Please be reminded to practice a minimum of 2m [6’] physical distancing at all times. Following this Cross Country meet, all athletes must be aware they are not to compete in other BC Athletics events with other athletes for at least 14 days. Athletes may train with their cohort groups keeping a safe physical distance and must continue to self-monitor for up to 14 days.
On Saturday, October 17th, 2020, the Valley Royals Pole Vault Team hosted a Mini Meet, open to BC Athletics members U20 and under, to give vaulters an opportunity to get an official result (no awards given). Athletes were split into 2 Flights (Women’s & Men’s) both running simultaneously with the Men vaulting on the North Pole Vault Pit and Women on the South Pit.
Many thanks to the BC Athletics Officials and Volunteers that made this event possible.
ONLINE REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT AT: https://www.trackie.com/online-registration/event/valley-royals-pole-vault-mini-meet/467194/
Last practice day for the JD Cross Country Running Group will be Saturday, November 7th
The Valley Royals partnered with the Trinity Western Spartans to host two different Cross Country Meets in Clearbrook Park on the same sunny Saturday.
On the morning of October 3rd, the Royals hosted a JD Practice Meet to give younger athletes a chance to get an unofficial time on a 3 km race course.
JD Practice Meet Results: JD race results Clearbrook Race Oct 3 2020
In the afternoon of October 3rd, Trinity Western hosted the first in a series of 6 km races for University athletes. The Valley Royals high school athletes were given an opportunity to run the 6 km course for an unofficial time as well. TWU Meet Results for Invitational Race #1: 2020 Oct 3rd TWU XC Invite 1 Results
Many thanks to all of the volunteers who helped with the course set up/take down, hospitality, registration, marshalling and first aid to make this event possible. Tom and Paige Norton provided photos from the day and Save-On-Foods and Remax provided tents for the meet.
So exciting to see our Valley Royals Vaulters in competition for the first time in 2020! Congratulations to Jack Emley-Graham and Gurshaan Gill for earning PB’s today. Many thanks to Royal City Track & Field Club in New Westminster for hosting today’s pole vault meet.