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Written by Nathan Jones   
Thursday, 11 April 2019 18:43

WEST WALES TRACK & FIELD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 COMING UP

You can now enter for the West Wales Outdoor Track and Field Regional Championships, which is to be held at Swansea University Athletics Track, Sketty. The 2019 regional edition is on Saturday 11th May and starts at 11.00am on the track and field.

This year for the second year in succession, entries will be taken online via the link below at the bottom. Last year's championships was at Cwrt Herbert in Neath on a busy day.

The championship is open to all age groups from under 13, under 15, under 17, under 20 and seniors from all clubs. All disciplines will be available on the day over a full programme of events.

If you'd like more advice on the entry process and events, then speak to your coach on clubs nights.

 

 

CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS OPEN TO ENTER

TRACK / TRAC: 100m, 200m, 300/400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 1000m Walk, Sprint Hurdles, Distance Hurdles, Steeplechase

FIELD / CAE: Pole Vault, High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Put, Javelin, Discus.

 

DEFINITION OF AGE GROUPS

Under 13 Boys & Under 13 Girls / Bechgyn a Merched O Dan 13

Must be born on or between 01.09.06 to 31.08.08 - School Years 6 & 7. Maximum number of events = 3 (U13 cannot compete in 800m & 1500m on the same day).

Under 15 Boys & Under 15 Girls / Bechgyn a Merched O Dan 15

Must be born on or between 01.09.04 to 31.08.06 - School Years 8 & 9. Maximum number of events = 3 (U15 cannot compete in 800m & 1500m on the same day).

Under 17 Men & Under 17 Women / Bechgyn a Merched O Dan 17

Must be born on or between 01.09.02 to 31.08.04 - School Years 10 & 11. Maximum number of events = 3

Under 20 Men & Under 20 Women / Bechgyn a Merched O Dan 20

Must be born on or between 01.01.00 to 31.08.02 - School Years 12 & 13 & 14 if DOB after 31.12.99. Maximum number of events = 5

Senior Men & Senior Women / Dynion a Menywod

Must be born on or before 31.12.99.

 

THIS IS A CLOSED CHAMPIONSHIP FOR WEST WALES ATHLETES ONLY IN THE U13, U15, U17 AGE GROUPS

Athletes must have one of the following qualifications:

A - Birth; the athlete having been born in West Wales (Dyfed or West Glamorgan).

B - Residence; a minimum of 9 months continuous residence in West Wales immediately prior to this event.

C - By attendance at a school, college or university in the Region.

NOTE: The U20 and senior events are open to anyone. However Non West Wales athletes are not eligible for any medals.

An athlete who has competed in a Regional Championship or represented a Region in an inter-regional event may not compete in the championships of, nor represent another region, in the same year of competition.

The provisional timetable shown on the entry link page will be adjusted after the closing date to cater for the number of athletes entered in each discipline.

 

 

 

MORE DETAILS & ENTER ONLINE

AWARDS: Medals to the top 3 in each event and age group (excluding U20 and Senior open athletes)

VESTS: Athletes must wear either their club, school, regional or National vest.

ENTRY FEES: £4.00 per event

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 1st May 2019 at 5pm.

LATE ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED & STRICTLY NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY.

 

ENTER THE WEST WALES ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS ONLINE HERE NOW!

PROVISIONAL TIMETABLE (to be adjusted after closing date)

 

 

REGIONAL TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS MAY WEEKEND GUIDE

Saturday 11th May / Dydd Sadwrn 11eg Mai: South & East Wales Regional Athletics Championships - Sobell Leisure Centre Athletics Track, Aberdare

Saturday 11th May / Dydd Sadwrn 11eg Mai: North Wales Regional Athletics Championships - Queensway Stadium, Wrexham

Saturday 11th May / Dydd Sadwrn 11eg Mai: West Wales Regional Athletics Championships - Swansea University Athletics Track, Swansea