South OC Open Track and Field Meet
In light of the latest guidelines from the California Department of Public Health to protect public health and slow the rate of transmission of COVID-19, the City of Mission Viejo is canceling or postponing several upcoming events and programs.
The state department’s new guidelines call for canceling or postponing – for at least the remainder of March – all large gatherings that include 250 people such as concerts, conferences, and professional, college and school sporting events. The guidelines also include postponing or canceling smaller gatherings held in venues like crowded auditoriums, rooms or other venues that do not allow social distancing of six feet per person.
Therefore, the City of Mission Viejo is canceling or postponing all non-essential events, programs, classes, permits, and meetings held at City facilities at the discretion of City administrators. This includes (insert program name and dates here).
According to the Department of Public Health, the timely implementation of aggressive strategies that create social distance and those that reduce close contact of people not regularly together, including limiting gatherings, has proven effective in prior pandemics at delaying rates of transmission and reducing illness and death.
City administrators attend all COVID-19 county briefings, and the City is following recommendations of the Orange County Healthcare Agency and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The City will continue to relay information from the county via our , social media sites (, , , ) and .
The 2020 South OC Open Track and Field Meet is CANCELED.
The City of Mission Viejo in partnership with Saddleback Valley Unified School District and Mission Viejo High School Track and Field Team have teamed up to present the South Orange County Open Track and Field Meet. Youth of all abilities are invited to compete in the recreational multi-event competition will include individual running events as well as throwing and jumping events. This event is a qualifier for the SCMAF Orange County Track and Field Championship. The top six finishers in each division will advance to the SCMAF Orange County Track and Field Qualifying Championships.
2020 Meet Information:
Date: Sunday - March 15th, 2020
Check-In: 8:00am - 9:30am
First Race: 10:00am
Location: Mission Viejo High School - 25025 Chrisanta Drive Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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For more information, please contact Scott Baker at RCS@cityofmissionviejo.org or by calling 949-470-3061.