Update: U18 competition opportunities for national selection

Update: U18 competition opportunities for national selection

Some new competition opportunities have been announced for U18* athletes who compete in the hurdles and throws and are looking to gain selection to the Commonwealth Youth Games in 2017.  We would encourage athletes looking to gain selection to a national team to enter one or more of these competitions. Click here to download a list which contains full information and how to enter - note this list is occasionally updated so check you have the most current competition list

England Athletics Commonwealth Youth Games Team staff** will be present at most of these events to meet with athletes, coaches and parents.  We strongly recommend that all athletes, coaches and parents read the Commonwealth Youth Games Selection Policy.


Competition opportunities

England Athletics Combined Events (Bedford: 27th / 28th May 2017)
Boys' 110m hurdles (0.914m), Boys' 400m hurdles (0.838m), Girls' 100m hurdles (0.762m), Girls' 400m hurdles (0.762m)
Contact: apotts@englandathletics.org to secure a place at these races. Payment will be required on the day at registration.

BIGish (Bedford: 29th May 2017)
Boys' discus (1.5kg), Boys' shot (5kg), Boys' javelin, (700g), Girls' discus (1kg), Girls' shot (3kg), Girls' javelin (500g)
Entry required at: www.bedfordgames.org

East District championships (Grangemouth, Scotland: 13th May 2017
Boys' 110m hurdles (0.914m), Girls' 100m hurdles (0.762m)
Boys' javelin (700g), Girls' javelin (500g)
Click here to enter; closing date for entries are the 30th April.

UK Javelin Carnival (Loughborough: Monday 29th May 2017)
Boys' javelin (700g), Girls' javelin (500g)
Click here for more information and entry

Northern Athletics U18 Hurdle Races: Sportcity, Manchester: 10th / 11th June 2017
Boys' 110m hurdles (0.914m), Boys' 400m hurdles (0.838m), Girls' 100m hurdles (0.762m), Girls' 400m hurdles (0.762m)
Click here to enter hurdles

England Athletics National U20 / U23 Champs (Bedford: 17th / 18th June 2017)
Boys' 110m hurdles (0.914m), Boys' 400m hurdles (0.838m), Girls' 100m hurdles (0.762m), Girls' 400m hurdles (0.762m)
Boys' discus (1.5kg), Boys' shot (5kg), Boys' javelin (700g), Girls' discus (1kg), Girls' shot (3kg), Girls' javelin (500g)
Entry required

Loughborough Fixtures 1 & 2 (Loughborough: Wednesday 10th May / Wednesday 7th June)
Boys' 110m hurdles (0.914m), Boys' 400m hurdles (0.838m), Girls' 100m hurdles (0.762m), Girls' 400m hurdles (0.762m)
Contact: apotts@englandathletics.org to register your interest in this competition. Online entry will be required.

Lee Valley Sprint Meets (Lee Valley: 26th April 2016, 24th May 2016, 7th June 2017 EVENINGS)
U18 100m(tbc) and 110m Hurdles  (First race at 5.45pm and second race at 6.45pm)
Contact: apotts@englandathletics.org to secure a place at these races.
 

*The U18 age group is limited to athletes born in 2000 or 2001.


Next Steps

To register your interest to compete at any of these competitions please contact:

  • Alison Potts apotts@englandathletics.org
    with: Athlete name, Date of Birth, email address, Disciplines(s), Club, Parent name and email, Coach name and email, Competitions interested in.
     

**Any queries regarding the England Team for the Commonwealth Youth Games contact:

Click here for a printable PDF of the information above (PDF, 435kB)

Click here for the England Athletics Commonwealth Youth Games Selection Policy
 

 


Registered athletes

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Opportunities for coaches

Find out about development opportunities available for coaches with England Athletics at  www.englandathletics.org/coachdev

For details of coaching qualifications see www.englandathletics.org/coaching-qualifications

For details of a range of other workshops see www.englandathletics.org/workshops or www.englandathletics.org/uLearn

Many of the events and workshops available from England Athletics can be booked via uLearn. If you need a guide to help you creat an account / log in and book please click here (PDF - 900K).