DOWNEY - The Downey Unified School District's Carnival of Champions, now in its 49th year, will go on as expected April 24 at Warren High School from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Approximately 500 fourth and fifth grade students representing nine Downey elementary schools will compete in a variety of events, including the 50- and 100-yard dash, four-member 440-yard relay, mixed coed relay, standing long jump, softball throw for distance and baskets in one minute. Field events begin at 8:30 a.m., followed by running events at approximately 10:15 a.m. and final heats at about 11:15 a.m. Team scoring will be on a 10-8-6-4-2 basis for first through fifth place in each event. The public is welcome to attend. Admission is free.
********** Published: April 16, 2010 - Volume 8 - Issue 52