State AAU track meet set

State AAU track meet set The State AAU Track and Field Meet will be held in Redfield on Saturday, June 15, beginning at 9 a.m. The meet is for boys and girls up to age 18 competing in eight different age groups. The youngest five age groups may participate in three events and the oldest three groups may participate in four events.

Athletes will need to have a current AAU card and proof of age to participate. Registration will take place on Friday night, June 14 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. You are encouraged to pre-register with the meet director ahead of time. Greg Schumacher is the meet director and can be reached via e-mail at Greg. or by mail at Greg Schumacher, Technical Director, Redfield Public School, Redfield, SD 57469.

An AAU Card will cost $12 and be available for purchase in Redfield the night of registration, or may be obtained by calling 1-800-AAU-4USA or via e-mail at wohlebera@hotmail. com.

The top six athletes in each event qualify for the regional meet to be held in early July, exact date and site to be announced. The top four at the region meet qualify for the Junior Olympics to be held in Knoxville, TN, August 4-10.

For a complete list of events, age groups or other questions you may contact the meet director or e-mail reucrew@ The AAU is looking for cites to host developmental meets prior to the state meet. These meets are especially important for young kids that may not have many other chances to compete before getting to state. If you are interested in helping host a meet in your area, please contact

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