SYSA Fall 2022 Cross Country

Cross Country Fall 2022

SYSA Cross Country is a fun, recreational fall program for all youth, grades K-6. The 2022 Cross Country six week season will begin as early as September 6, with the first competition on Saturday, September 17th.

There are 5 Saturday meets. Participants in K-6th grade will run a mile. Meets are located at different Spokane area parks.
Runners who qualify are eligible to participate in the All-City Meet at the end of the season.

Registration Closed

Season Dates

Sept 6th – October 22th

Registration Deadline 

Register on or before September 1st

Divisions & Fees

$90  Grades K-6

Practices

Begins as early as September 6th. The coach determines the practice day/time and location.
Mead team: Coach Helm, K-2, 3-6, Tues/Thurs, Holmberg Park 5:30-6:30
North team: Coach Berend, M/W, Indian Trail Elementary School, 5:00-6:00
South team: Coach Patel, M/W, Cannon Hill Park, 5:00
Valley team: Coach Castelda, M/W, 5:00, Trent Elementary

Meet Dates/Locations

Saturday, September 17 Audobon Park
Saturday, September 24 Comstock Park
Saturday, October 1 Holmberg Park
Saturday, October 8 Mirabeau Meadows
Saturday, October 15 Sky Prairie
All City October TBD (Runners must qualify for this event.)

Race Day Times

9:00 am K-2 Girls
9:15 am K-2 Boys
9:30 am 3-4 Girls
9:45 am 3-4 Boys
10:00 am 5-6 Girls
10:15 am 5-6 Boys

Uniform

SYSA shirt provided

Picture Day – October 1

Coaches will sign up for a timeslot for their team’s group and individual pictures.
LINK to print Dorian picture order form
TBD Cross Country

DICK’s Sporting Goods Weekend – August 26-29

Need athletic shoes, sweats, or a sweatshirt? SYSA families receive 20%. Available at both locations (Mead and Spokane Valley)

LINK for coupon

Player Provides

Athletic attire appropriate for the weather, labeled water bottle, and athletic shoes.

Coaches Meeting

TBD via ZOOM

IMPORTANT:

  • Volunteer Head Coach is needed before a team starts – All SYSA coaches are volunteers. Head Coaches need assistants – register as an assistant if you can help!
  • Volunteer Head Coaches receive 50% off their player’s registration. LINK for registration procedure, training curriculum, and a coaches equipment kit. The Head Coach will receive a 50% refund after the program deadline registration date and a team is confirmed.
  • Coaches contact registered players after the Coach Meeting, please be patient while waiting for this contact.
  • Online Registrations are confirmed by email; if the information is omitted notify SYSA via reply email.
  • Once assigned to a team, the coach picks the practice field, days, and time. (Click for Field Locations).

COACH REGISTRATION – How to register (3 steps)

  • Coach Registration: Log in to the Blue Sombrero account HERE.
    Click on the volunteer tab, view divisions, and complete registration.
  • Background Check: All coaches must complete an SYSA background check annually. If you need one, SYSA will contact you.
  • Abuse Prevention Video: All coaches are required to watch an Abuse Prevention Video. SYSA will contact you with a link for the video. Once the video is complete, the coach can be assigned to a team.

ALERT- for better communications please add the following: support@stacksports.com, clubnews@bluesombrero.com, and receptionist@sysa.com as contacts in your phone/email.  There have been several issues with coaches and parents not receiving team information due to emails going to spam, junk, and trash.

Blue Sombrero Sports Connect – LOGIN OR CREATE YOUR NEW ACCOUNT HERE