The Hershey's Track and Field Games will be held Friday, June 7, at South Middle School in Lawrence.
The meet is open to 9- to 14-year-olds and begins at 12:30 p.m. There is no cost to compete, and competitors will participate in running, throwing and jumping events. Registration forms can be found on the city of Lawrence website, and should be returned to the Holcom Park Recreation Center.
Participants in the games may enter in a maximum of three events. Winners at the June 7 meet will advance to a state meet in Hutchinson on June 21 and 22.
Five first place winners at the state level will be selected to move on to the North American Final in Hershey, Pa., where 480 children will compete in August. This is an all-expenses-paid trip that includes a visit to Hersheypark, Hershey's Chocolate World and the Hershey's chocolate factory.