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AAU Track and Field Club Championships

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, FL

The CYO rallies children and families together from all counties to travel to the Disney ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex to compete in the Track & Field Team Championships. the top 6 qualifiers from the County Championships are eligible to travel.  Any Team CYONY alumni are automatically eligible to return with the team. This is an opportunity for our CYO athletes to experience strong competion built around a fun family trip to Disney World. Over the years, Team CYONY has had great success. Just this past summer we had team members set new meet records and qualify to attend the Junior Olympics.

The Track and Field Club Championships will be held the week of July 14th -18th, 2020 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida.  Deadlines for registration and room reservations can be found below.  Please note that every child must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, no exceptions.


General Information

  • To view information regarding the AAU Track and Field Club Championships you can go to their website at
  • The CYO will make all arrangements to enter athletes in their events.  CYO officials will be on site in Florida to coordinate our athletes’ events and practice sessions. No athlete will be entered in a multi-event (pentathlon, etc.).  Free time will be available.
  • The expenses are the responsibility of the athlete and his/her family. 
  • Qualifying For Team CYONY: the top 6 qualifiers from each county are eligible to join Team CYONY at Disney World. Any Team CYONY Alumni are also eligible to return to Florida with the team. Please be aware that if you qualify and decide to participate in the AAU Track and Field Club Championships, you will be contacted in early June regarding team practices.  Athletes are expected to attend practices in order to be prepared for the Florida Meet.

    CYO Fee:
    The CYO will charge a per/athlete Fee of $150. Here is a list of what the fee covers:
    • AAU Membership Fee
    • Event Entry Fee (Club and Jr Olympics* if qualified) 
    • Team CYONY Track Uniform for athlete.
    • Team CYONY T-shirts for family members traveling to FL.
    • Facility Fee (s) for Team CYONY practices leading up to championship.
    • Team Management and coordination in Florida


Tentative Checklist & Deadlines

Check Box Important Date Action Item
  May 25th, 2020
  • Contact Seth Peloso 646-794-2050,   ) expressing your interest to join Team CYONY in Florida.
  June 15 2020
  • Online Registration Deadline
  • confirm “YES or NO” you will attend the Club Championship meet.

Make your hotel accommodations and travel arrangements ASAP

For your convenience, there are two options with your accomodations. Please note that the All-Star Sports Resort will serve as the CYO Headquarters for TEAM CYONY. Don't wait, these hotels fill fast.




  • All-Star Sports Resort:         $29 per person per night, 2 night minimum
  • ‚ÄčCoronando Springs Resort: $40 per person per night, 2 night minimum     
    Of course, you are welcome to find other accommodations that work best for you.           
Check Box Important Date Action Item
  June 15
  • Deadline submission of checks/money orders/creditcard payment made out to CYO for $150
  June 15
  • CYO will start practice sessions for Team CYONY on or around this date
    Practices will be held on Staten Island, Bronx/Westchester and possibly Manhattan depending on entries. 

  • CYO will begin registration for Team CYONY.  A copy of the athlete’s birth certificate must be in our hands before this date. You may also upload the Birth Certificate during the online registration process.
  July 7 - 8       Weekend of travel to Florida
  Monday, July 9
  • First team meeting at Pop-Century at 8:00pm for athletes starting competition on Tuesday.
  Tuesday, July 10
  • First possible day of competition.
  • Second team meeting at Pop-Century at 8:00pm for athletes starting competition on Wednesday.
  Saturday, July 14
  • Last possible day of competition


Scan and email a  clear copy to   or mail a clear copy to:

Catholic Youth Organization
Attn: Seth Peloso
1011 First Avenue, 6th FL
New York, NY 10022
Fax: 212-826-3347

Important: Please Mail, fax or scan and email the following items:

  1. Copy of the athlete’s birth certificate (this can be uploaded during online registration)
  2. Flight Itinerary
  3. Hotel Accommodations

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to book with Disney Sports Travel or Anthony Travel?
No you do not, you are welcome to make your own arrangements.

When should I plan to arrive in Florida?
The day before you compete. Tuesday, July 14th, 2020 will be the first possible day of competition for our athletes. Some athletes will start on Wednesday.

We will hold a Team Meeting at All-Star Sports on Monday, July 13 at 8:00pm for those athletes competing on Tuesday and a second meeting on Tuesday, July 14 at 8:00pm for athletes starting the competition on Wednesday. At this meeting we hand out the team uniforms, t-shirts for the family, and review the event schedule.
Arriving Monday would play it safe. Plus you can have a day to enjoy Disney if you don’t start competing until Wednesday.

How long should I book my stay?
It depends on if your child qualifies for final competitions, which are held on Saturday. The Last possible day of competition is Saturday, July 14.

Is there a schedule available?

Yes, The Draft DISNEY Meet Schedule can be viewed here.

When Do I need to make a commitment by?
June 15th.

Will the team Practice?
Yes, a practice schedule will be set for locations in Westchester/Bronx and in Staten Island for the month of June.

Do I need to rent a car when I get to Florida?
All Star Sports resorts provide free shuttle service to the Athletic complex. 
Also, i fyou stay in disney properties, they provide a free bus service from the airport to your hotel when you arrive and depart.


Bronx & Westchester Practice Schedule
Date & Time Location


  • TBD, around June 15th


  • TBD
Mount St Michael Academy
(click on link for directions)
Staten Island Practice Schedule
Date & Time Location


  • TBD, around June 15th


  • TBD
Moore Catholic
(click on link for directions)