Friday, January 9, 2015

Up and Coming Juvenile Events

The track and field season is here again and we have some up an coming competitions for our u8-16 athletes over the next few weeks. Up first is the annual Cushinstown Indoor Sports which takes place on Sunday January 25th, this is a great event especially for our younger athletes who may be competing for first time, full details are listed below.
We also have our annual mini league competition on Sunday February 1st  for our u9-12 athletes (Born 2007-2004). This is an annual team event held at Dunboyne Ac’s track and involves Ratoath Ac, Dunboyne Ac, Tara Ac and Dunshaughlin Ac who will compete for the Club Mini League Shield. Each athlete will take part in four events, Turbo Javelin, 60m sprint, Middle distance run and long jump, with points awarded for the first 5 athletes in each event going towards their club team total.
The event will kick off at 12 noon and we would like to encourage our younger athletes to compete in this fun event.


Indoor Sports Competition

Confined to County Meath Clubs 

Sunday 25th January 2015

Start Time: 11am – Long jump, High Jump and Shot Putt
Followed by Sprints
Age Group 60 metre sprint Long Jump High Jump Shot Putt
Boys & Girls
Under 8 Yes -- -- --
Under 9 Yes Yes -- --
Under 10 Yes -- -- --
Under 11 Yes Yes -- --
Under 12 Yes -- Yes Yes
Under 13 Yes Yes -- --
Under 14 Yes -- Yes Yes
Under 15 Yes Yes -- --
Under 16 Yes -- Yes Yes

Clubs must ensure that competitors are technically competent in field events for which they are entered, as lack of technique
constitutes a danger to the other competitor or others.

Starting blocks compulsory for:
 U13 –U16 Only

A maximum of three trials for each field event allow. The best of three to count.
For field events only, athletes may move up one age group where there is no competition for their age group.

Special Tiny Tots Event

Tiny Tots race will be the first race of the day.

30m sprint for boys and girls.

Standards in Long Jump will apply.

All athletes must be registered. Age as 2015

Under 11 and upward may wear spikes.

Admission:   Adults €3.00

Juveniles €2.00

Teas, Sandwiches, etc. available on the day.

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