July 14, 2014 at 12:00 AM
New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) sponsors "The Meet of Champions" and the South Plainfield Board of Education has hosted this event for many years. The Spring Track and Field event combines academics and sports which complement each other in mature boys and girls, who will be this Country's leaders. These athletes develop discipline and competitiveness which will serve them well into life. The winners achieve the highest level of success against some of the best competition in the country and earn a place in New Jersey Sports History. A record breaking crowd attended the June, 2014 event encompassing over 14,000 viewers.
The South Plainfield Athletic Booster Club operates the snack stands and the funds derived from the snack stand sales are used for coaches' request for items that are not budgeted for in the Board of Education Budget, along with scholarships for South Plainfield High School Seniors.
Columbia Bank of South Plainfield donated funds along with the South Plainfield Athletic Boosters for a new high school digital sign.