Athletics

The Calgary Middle Level Amateur Athletics (CMLSAA) is currently offering extracurricular athletics teams for students in Grade 6-9.

Griffith Woods may also offer a development program for students in Grades 6-9.

Contact | dgjordan@cbe.ab.ca snbailie@cbe.ab.ca or ahgoodman@cbe.ab.ca



Calgary Middle Level Schools Amateur Athletics Calendar Of Events

SportSeason Of Play

Soccer

Traditional Schools: September 1 — October 31, 2022

Girls Games: Tues/Thurs

Boys Games: Mon/Wed

Cross Country

September 1 — October 14, 2021

South Meets

Sept 14: Stanley Park

Sept 20: North Glenmore Park

Sept 26: North Glenmore Park

Oct 5: Alternate Date - North Glenmore Park

Volleyball

September 12 — November 20, 2022

Girls Games: Tues/Thurs

Boys Games: Mon/Wed

Wrestling

November 7 — January 27, 2023

Badminton

Traditional Schools: January 9 — March 12, 2023

Basketball

Traditional Schools: March 13 — May 28, 2023
 Girls Games: Tues/Thurs
Boys Games: Mon/Wed

Track & Field

Traditional Schools: April 24 — June 16, 2023

Upcoming Important Dates & Information

Badminton Season

Grade 7 Coaches: Ms. Barrie / Ms. Walter / Mr. McGuinitie

Grade 8 Coaches: Ms. Goodman / Ms. Bailie / Ms. Chorney

Grade 9 Coaches: Mr. Jordan / Mr. Innes / Mr. Pidkowa


Try-out Schedule - January 23 - 27, 2023
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
Grade 7
2:45 - 4:00
Grade 9
2:45 - 4:00
Grade 9
2:45 - 4:00
Grade 8
2:45 - 4:00

Soccer & Volleyball Season

Below is the general game schedule for each of GWS's soccer & volleyball teams. For more specifics please refer to the player package given to student athletes or contact the respective coaches.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Soccer

Boys Game DayGirls Game DayBoys Game DayGirls Game Day
VolleyballJr Girls GamesJr Boys GamesSr Girls GamesSr Boys Games

Team Coaches:

Cross Country: Mr. Downey (jbdowney@cbe.ab.ca) Ms. Timmins (latimmins@cbe.ab.ca) Ms. Hicks (aehicks@cbe.ab.ca) Mr. Hyslop (cmhyslop@cbe.ab.ca) Ms. Ardell eaardell@cbe.ab.ca)

Girls Soccer: Ms. Chorney (ncchorney@cbe.ab.ca)Mr. Pidkowa (jjpidkowa@cbe.ab.ca)

Boys Soccer: Mr. Jordan (dgjordan@cbe.ab.ca)

Jr Girls Volleyball: Ms. Barrie (nlbarrie@cbe.ab.ca) & Mrs Goodman (ahgoodman@cbe.ab.ca)

Jr Boys Volleyball:  Ms. Bailie (snbailie@cbe.ab.ca)& Ms. Macnab 

Sr Girls Volleyball: Ms. Miller (jemiller@cbe.ab.ca) & Ms. Walter (sawalter@cbe.ab.ca)

Sr Boys Volleyball: Ms. Winter (prwinter@cbe.ab.ca) & Mr. Sherstabetoff (washerstabetoff@cbe.ab.ca)

Upcoming Important Dates & Information

TRACK & FIELD

SEASON: April 24th, 2023 - TBD, 2023

GRADE 6 to 9 STUDENTS

COACHES & PRACTICE LOCATIONS

SPRINTS :    I 100m & Relay | Main Field

HURDLES :  | 60m Hurdles | Main Field

DISTANCE RUNNING :  | 1000m, OPEN 2000m | Court Yard

MIDDLE DISTANCE:   | 300m, 600m | Main Field

LONG JUMP :  | Main Gym

HIGH JUMP :  | Main Gym

SHOT PUT  | Meet at Outdoor Storage &  Baseball Diamonds

DISCUS :    | Meet at Outdoor Storage & Baseball Diamonds

 TRY-OUT & PRACTICE SCHEDULE: Starting 

 (Subject to Change)


MON

TUES

WED

THUR

FRI

MORNING PRACTICE

7:05 AM - 7:55 AM


LUNCH HOUR


AFTER SCHOOL

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM

 

Division ‘?’ Meet: Foothills Athletics Park Monday, TBD

 

Team Documents (Coming Soon)

 - 2022 Griffith Woods Track Team Posting Date: 

 - Team Member Parent Letter and Athlete Letter

 - Team Member Acknowledgment of Risk Form -     

 - Request for Parent Volunteers Letter

 - Volunteer Acknowledgement of Risk Form

 - Athletic Park Regulations

The other schools in our division:

TBD

SIGN UP: All athletes interested in competing must sign up with their event coach for each event they wish to try out for (example, Joe would like to do Shot Put and the 100m, he must go to a Shot Put practice and sign up and a sprint practice and sign up with each coach.)  If you are unable to attend practices you must find the coach of the event you would like to try out for and discuss your situation with them.  

DIVISION MEET TEAM SELECTION:  For the Division Meet Griffith Woods is allowed to enter 3 students per age group, per event, per gender, plus a substitute competitor.  The team will be determined no later than June 3rd    

PRACTICE ATTIRE: We are all looking forward to a wonderful season.  Please come prepared for the weather, either hot or cold with appropriate clothing and a water bottle.  Those wanting to try-out & compete must be dressed appropriately for their event – which means athletic clothing (no jeans/skirts/etc…), and athletic footwear (no boots/flip flops/crocs/etc…), for performing safely and to the best of their abilities!!

PAPERWORK: There is an Acknowledgment of Risk form is to allow students to attend the Divisional Track and Field Meet and will be handed out to the selected team members with a parent letter no later than June 3rd.

VOLUNTEERS: We do NEED ADULT VOLUNTEERS for the for our divisional track meet on ??.  The meet will run approximately 8:30 am thru 3:45 pm and Griffith Woods must fill 8 jobs (with teachers and parents) in order for the track meet to run.  Jobs can be split AM and PM to accommodate volunteers.  If your parents or other adults you know are interested please have them contact Doug Jordan at dgjordan@cbe.ab.ca  as soon as possible as they must have a volunteer clearance done by the CBE.

 

School Team Entries: 

  • 3 plus a sub per event
  • 3 events plus a relay maximum per student
  • Relay A and B (B runs and then A in the meet)
  •  Junior Varsity: Grade 6 Girls & Boys
  • Junior: Grade 7 Girls & Boys
  • Intermediate: Grade 8 Girls & Boys
  • Senior: Grade 9 Girls & Boys

Meet Offered Events (Currently)

  • 100m
  • 300m
  • 600m
  • 1000m
  • 2000m  (Gr 7-9 only)
  • 4x100m Relay
  • 60m Hurdles (Gr 7-9 only)
  • Long Jump
  • High Jump
  • Shot put
  • Discus

QUESTIONS?  contact Doug Jordan dgjordan@cbe.ab.ca with any questions or concerns.


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