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 2023?
The Pride Track & Field Meet will take place this year on Saturday June 17th 2023 at Cox Stadium at San Francisco State University. Please see our Meet Info page for details.
Will the Pride Track & Field Meet be held the weekend of San Francisco Pride (June 23 – 25, 2023)?
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?
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 open to all; SFTFC is a registered 501c3 nonprofit.
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.