Frequently asked questions
Please scroll down for answers to common questions about registration, competition, and day-of information. If you still have a question, please see our Contact page and send us an e-mail.
What is Pride Meet?
Pride Meet is a USATF-sanctioned event, and it attracts athletes from the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Pride Meet is designed to provide athletes of all sexual orientations and gender identities with an opportunity to compete together in a welcoming environment. We proudly serve both the LGBTQ sport community and the general track & field community.
When and where will Pride Track & Field Meet be held in 2022?
The Pride Track & Field Meet will take place this year on June 18th 2022 at Cox Stadium at San Francisco State University.
What is new for 2022?
We are excited to be back in person this year after last year’s virtual meet! We also have a special event planned during the lunch break to help celebrate the San Francisco Track and Field Club’s 40th Anniversary.
How do I register?
Registration opens April 1st, 2022. For assistance with registering, please shoot us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where does my registration fee go?
The registration fee pays for the facility, timing services, officials, medals, and other incidental costs. Pride Meet is also a fundraiser for the San Francisco Track and Field Club. We provide coached practices for our sprinting, our middle/long distance, and our throwing training groups, which are free and open to all; SFTFC is a registered 501c3 nonprofit.
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Will the Pride Track & Field Meet be held the weekend of San Francisco Pride (June 25 – 26, 2022)?
The Pride Track & Field Meet is NOT being held the weekend of San Francisco Pride. It is the weekend before.
What will the weather be like?
Weather in San Francisco is usually pleasantly cool in June, varying from average high of 67°F to average low of 53°F, with no precipitation on average.
How do I register?
Click on the “Registration” link in the menu, or use this link to our partners at Sweat Tracker: https://sweattracker.com/Registration/Race/PrideMeet.
Can I register if I am not a USATF member?
USATF membership number is optional. You can register (online or offline) without a USATF membership number.
Can I add events at the meet?
Yes. You may add events free of charge on the day of Pride Meet.
Can I switch events at the meet?
Yes. See the Clerk of the Course. For morning events, inform the Clerk about your changes as soon as you can. For afternoon events, we require changes by 11:00 am. Please inquire at check-in if you think you may change events.
How do I sign up for relays?
You can form teams the day of the meet. Please indicate your interest on sign-up sheets at check-in.
Are 1/4″ X-mas tree spikes allowed, or are only pyramid spikes allowed?
All 1/4″ spikes will be allowed.
How many attempts do I get for jump and throw events?
All field competitors, except High Jump and Pole Vault, will get four attempts.