CLUB NEWS

2019 Club Championships - Sun 8 Sept

The penultimate event of the summer track & field season is our Club Championships, which will be held at Craigswood on Sunday 8 September.

All club members are expected to take part in this competition. For any new members, this event this event is an ideal first competition!

Events

A provisional timetable and event listing for each age group are available in the flyer below.

Under 11 to Under 15 athletes can enter up to 3 individual events and Under 17 to Senior athletes can enter up to 4 individual events.

Athletes choose their own events when entering and need to enter a mixture of track and field events. You can't do all track or all field!

If you would like advice on what events to enter, please speak to your coach at training and they will be happy to help.

If you're doing an event for the first time, just leave the PB/SB section of the form empty.

Entry

Entries must be made in advance using the online entry form via the link below. There's no entry on the day.

The closing date for all entries is midnight on Sunday 1 September.

The competition is open to all Livingston club members and Livingston RJT athletes. Guest entries are accepted from members of other West Lothian athletics clubs.

The entry fee is £8 per athlete.

Under 9s

Under 9 athletes compete in a 4 event quadrathlon (long jump, 60m, shot putt, 600m).

It's open to all Livingston RJT athletes, or family/friends of members, with a medal for every competitor.

The entry fee is £8 per athlete.

Medley Relay

Livingston club members can enter the Medley Relay, the final event of the day, which consists of mixed age/gender teams of 5 athletes running a 400m, 300m, 2x200m and 100m, with a prize for each member of the winning team.

For those who entered the relay, teams will be picked at random on Wednesday 4 September at the end of the training session.

Trophies & Medals

Livingston Club Championship medals will be presented on the day for 1st/2nd/3rd place in each event for each age group (U11/U13/U15/U17/SEN). U20s and Seniors will be combined for medal purposes.

Guest athletes are NOT eligible for medals.

All Under 9 athletes will receive a medal after the last event.

Livingston Club Championship trophies will be presented at a later date to the overall 1st/2nd/3rd placed athlete in each age group (U11/U13/U15/U17/SEN) for which eligibility is:

  • You must be a fully paid up member of Livingston Athletic Club and have represented the club at least twice this season.
  • U11, U13 and U15 athletes must compete in 3 individual events, which should be a mixture of track and field events.
  • U17 and Senior athletes must compete in 4 individual events, which should be a mixture of track and field events.
The trophy winners will be decided using the scottishathletics SATS Performance Tables (summary available below), with every event scored from 1 to 1200 points, and the winners in each age group having the highest points total. Every millisecond and every centimetre counts!

Tombola

We're also looking for donations of chocolate and bottles for a tombola.

If you have anything that you would like to donate, please bring it along on the morning of the competition or hand it in at training.

We're grateful for all donations no matter how big or small.

Parent Helpers

It takes a big team of officials and volunteers to run athletics competitions. Parent helpers are needed to help officiate the field events and relay changeovers (no experience necessary). If enough people volunteer then everyone only needs to help for an hour or so on the day.

If you're available to help, please speak to Alistair or add your name on the entry form.

Posted on Tuesday 20 August 2019

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