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Week of June 3 Another amazing effort from our awesome bulldogs at the North Conference Finals last week!  Our 22 athletes shotput, ran, hurdled and triple jumped today – amazing job. Results from the meet will be sent to the school over the coming weeks. Your child will be contacted by email if he/she has qualified to the City Championships on June 11. If your child placed within the top 4 at the Conference Finals, please continue to practice and train.  Congratulations!

The Track & Field Program at Blythwood for 2019 consists of 3 key parts (detailed below):

  1. Blythwood Track & Field Day
  2. Blythwood Track School Team Try-Outs
  3. TDSB Track & Field Meets (grades 4-6) and Run Jump Throw Event (grades 2-3)
 Blythwood Track & Field DayBlythwood School Team Try-OutsTDSB Track & Field MeetsRun Jump Throw Event (Non-Competitive)
Applicable GradesGrades 1-6Grades 4-6Grades 4-6Grades 2-3
DescriptionThis is a FUN DAY for all students in grades 1-6 where students participate in several track & field events with their classmatesThe Blythwood school team will be chosen from input from the results of the Track & Field Day on April 25th for 80m sprint, relay, hurdles, running long jump, standing long jump and shotput.

Separate try-outs will take place at North Toronto Collegiate Institute (NTCI) to determine the Blythwood School Team for the following events:
200m, 400m, 800m, and 1500m.
TDSB Track & Field Meets:
• North Conference Qualifiers
• North Conference Championships
• City Championships


Athletes must qualify at the North Conference Qualifiers to advance to the North Conference Championships and then to the City Championships.
Approx. 25 students will be selected by lottery. Further details will be sent out to interested students closer to the date.
TimingThurs. April 25, 2019
at school

8:50 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. (primary grades in the A.M. and junior grades in the P.M.)

(Rain Date: Fri. April 26)
Tryouts for 200m & 400m at NTCI:
April 24 at 7:15 a.m.

Tryouts for 800m at NTCI:
April 26 at 7:30 a.m.

Tryouts for 1500m at NTCI:
April 29 at 7:30 a.m.
Qualifiers: May 6, 2019 at Esther Shiner Stadium
North Conf. Finals: May 31 at Esther Shiner Stadium
City Finals: June 11 at Birchmount Stadium
May 6, 2019 at Esther Shiner Stadium

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Students to bring water and a snack.

Note: Triple jump try outs were completed April 29 during the lunch hour.

Meet Locations

  • Esther Shiner Stadion – 5720 Bathurst St. track is west off Bathurst, north of Finch (behind Northview Hts. S.S.)
  • Birchmount Stadium – 75 Birchmount Rd north of Kingston Rd, south of Danforth Ave.

Note that TDESAA will hold all meets rain or shine. The meet will be suspended due to lightning or extreme weather conditions. If lightning is in the forecast during the day of the meet, the meet will be cancelled. Scroll to the top of this page where cancellations will be posted in the “Updates” section.

Attire at the TDESAA Meets

Running shoes only. No cleats (soccer, football shoes). No bare or stocking feet.

All athletes are required to wear their Blythwood school jersey to the TDESAA Meets. If you do not have one, they can be borrowed on the day of the event.

Mr Haywood & The Coaching Team

Please contact Vanessa Bennett 416 722 6255 or moc.s1560892581regor1560892581@tten1560892581nebsv1560892581t1560892581 for program information.

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