Events Information

ENTRIES OPEN

SUSSEX COUNTY AA TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 

11th and 12th May at K2, Crawley

COUNTY QUALIFICATION -  All entrants must have Sussex County qualification through: Birth or Residence Residence requires nine months continuous residence in the County prior to the date of competition

AGE GROUPS - Ages as at 31st August/1st September 2019 Boys/Men U13, U15 & U17 Girls/Women U13, U15 & U17 Senior Men 19+ Senior Women 19+ Ages as at 31st December 2019 Men U20 Women U20 Note: For the Championships the Under 13 age group requires competitors to have reached their 11th birthday, but not their 13th birthday by 31st August/1st September 2019.

ELECTRONIC TIMING & PHOTO FINISH - Electronic Timing and Photo Finish will be in use at the Championships this year.

UNDER 13 AGE GROUP - This year the Under 13 age group will have their own Championships on 7th July 2019. However, to accommodate Under 13s the County are holding a Minithon Competition for which County medals will be awarded. The Minithon will consist of 3 events, a choice of a Run (150m or 800m) a Jump (Long or High) & a Throw (Shot or Discus) and will be based on a points scoring system, the three athletes with the highest points total will be awarded County medals. Entries from Under 13s will not be accepted for individual events. Entry is at a cost of £10.00 per athlete.

RELAYS - 4x100m Championships will be held within these May Championships for Under 15s, Under 17s, & Under 20/Seniors. Under13s 4x100m will be held within their own Championships on 30th June. Entries should be made by a Club officer (£8.00 per team).

T-SHIRTS, HOODIES and SWEATSHIRTS - Limited Edition T-Shirts commemorating the 2019 Championships are available for £10.00, as well as hoodies for £22.00 and sweatshirts at £20.00. You can order these online when making your entries for collection at the Championships. A limited number will also be available on sale in May. A money back guarantee is offered if you are not fully satisfied with the design.

PROVISIONAL TIMETABLE - The provisional timetable is to assist you in planning your entries. The actual timing, but not the day, may be changed dependent upon entries. Copies of the Final Timetable will be sent to all competitors a week before the Championships. You are strongly advised to check with the Final Timetable for the actual time of your event.

ENTRY PROCEDURES - Please enter online at https://entries.opentrack.run/2019/sxaatf/ If you have any enquiries regarding entries, please contact; Kate Matthews (matthews2000@live.co.uk)

ENTRY FEES - £5.50 per event You are encouraged to submit your entries early to assist the Championship organisation – please note entries close at 11.59pm on Monday 29th April 2019 - NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED Under 13 Minithon Entry fee £10.00 per athlete. Relay entries should be made by a Club officer at £8.00 per team. LIMITATION OF EVENTS - Entrants shall compete in one age group throughout the Championships, apart from the Relays where Under 20 & Seniors compete as one team. Male and Female athletes in the Under 15 & Under 17 age groups may compete in a maximum of 3 individual events in one day.

PERSONAL BEST PERFORMANCES - Enter your Best Performance from the past year in the events entered to assist seeding, grading and announcing of races. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF ENTRY - A week before the Championships you will receive a copy of the Final Timetable, Competitors’ instructions and an Entry Pass. If email supplied acknowledgement of your entry will be sent prior to this Final Timetable mailing. Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/SussexAA and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SussexAA/

See the provisional timetable here. Please note, it is provisional only and could be subject to changes 

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ENTRIES CLOSED

Sussex County AA 2019 Road Relay Championships

Saturday 6th April, Christ's Hospital, Horsham, RH13 0YP

Chip timing with relay batons - New traffic free 2mile course for the senior races venue

Races:

11.00am - U13 Girls (team of 3 runners, 1 small lap each)

11.35am - U13 Boys (team of 3 runners 1 small lap each)

12.15pm - U15 Girls and U15 Boys (team of 3 runners 1 small lap each)

12.45pm - Senior Women including U17’s (team of 3 runners 1 large lap each)

12.45pm - Veteran Women Over 40 (team of 3 runners 1 large lap each)

12.55pm - Veteran Women Over 50 (team of 3 runners 1 large lap each)

12.55pm - Veteran Men Over 60 (team of 3 runners 1 large lap each)

2.10pm - Veteran Men Over 50 (team of 3 runners 1 large lap each)

2.10pm - Veteran Men Over 40 (team of 4 runners 1 large lap each)

2.10pm -Senior Men including U17’s (team of 6 runners 1 large lap each course: Large lap is 2 miles. Small lap is approx 1 mile 241 yards.)

Medal - County medals will be awarded tofirst three teams in each race. Awards will be made to the fastest 3 lap times in each age group, including U17 Women and Men who score in the Senior team races and V60 women competing in any women team.

An acknowledgement email will be sent together with instructions and a team declaration form. If you have not received an acknowledgement email by Friday 29th March please contact sussexroadrelays2019@gmail.com

We request that the team declaration form is returned via email by 8pm Tuesday 2rd April. This is to assist with organisation. Names can be changed on the day (although not encouraged!) up to 45mins before the start. Clubs may, and are encouraged to, enter more than one team in each category.

Age: In Senior Races, all competitors must be at least 15years old by 01 September 2018.  Veteran Women and Men must be at least 40 (or 50 or 60) on 6 April 2019, with all other ages as at 01 September 2018. Under 13’s must be at least 11 years old on the day of the race.

UKA rules: No athletes will be allowed to run without wearing Club Colours. All members of scoring teams MUST have a Sussex qualification by birth or 9 months continuous residence. Non scoring teams will be allowed but they must be declared as such. Contact the organisers on sussexroadrelays2019@gmail.com