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Below are the requirements for earning a varsity letter for girl's cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track.

The following two general requirements must be met in all seasons:

  • Uphold the good name of Ridgefield High School and do nothing to dishonor your school, team or teammates.
  • Follow the guidelines in the Ridgefield High School Athletic Handbook.

Girls cross country varsity letter requirements:

  1. Follow the guidelines in the Ridgefield Girls Cross Country Team Covenant.
  2. Achieve one of the following three in varsity races:
    • Finish in the top 5 on the team at least twice during the season.
    • Finish in the top 7 on the team at least three times during the season.
    • Accumulate at least 30 letter points as measured against our FCIAC opponents in a head-to-head comparison. Letter points are earned as follows:
      • For each team we compete against,
      • If an athlete beats all varsity athletes on the opposing team they are awarded seven points.
      • If an athlete beats all but one varsity athlete on the opposing team they are awarded six points.
      • If an athlete beats all but two varsity athletes on the opposing team they are awarded five points.
      • If an athlete beats all but three varsity athletes on the opposing team they are awarded four points.
      • If an athlete beats all but four varsity athletes on the opposing team they are awarded three points.
      • If an athlete beats all but five varsity athletes on the opposing team they are awarded two points.
      • If an athlete beats all but six varsity athletes on the opposing team they are awarded one point.
      • A final total is determined from all letter points earned at the end of the FCIAC regular season.
  3. A returning senior with at least two Junior Varsity awards in cross country will receive a varsity letter if they meet the first requirement as well as the two general requirements.
  4. Coaches have the right to award a varsity letter at their discretion if the athlete meets the first requirement as well as the two general requirements.

‚ÄčEarning a varsity letter does not guarantee a spot on the post-season championship squad of twelve.

Girls indoor track varsity letter requirements:

To be added later.

Girls outdoor track varsity letter requirements:

To be added later.