Athletics (Track & Field)

UPDATED: July 08/2017
2017 Athletics Results

Date: Wednesday July 5th & Thursday July 6th, 2017

Location: Brooks Junior High School, 124-4th Ave East T1R 0Z3, Brooks

Time: 9am start - check in 8am


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Events and Age Groups:

 MM  Mighty Mite   Will be 7, 8 or 9 years old  Born in 2010, 2009, 2008
 PW  Pee Wee  Will be 10 or 11 years old   Born in 2007, 2006
 B     Bantam  Will be 12 or 13 years old  Born in 2005, 2004
 M  Midget  Will be 14 or 15 years old  Born in 2002, 2003
 Y  Youth  Will be 16 or 17 years old  Born in 2001, 2000
 J  Junior  Will be 18 or 19 years old  Born in 1999, 1998
 S  Senior  Will be 20 to 35 years old  Born in 1997-1982
 MA  Masters  Will be 36 to 54 years old  Born in 1981-1963
 MP  Masters Plus  Will be 55 plus  Born in or before 1962

Note: MM to J athletes may choose to compete in an older age division, however, if they so choose, they must compete in that division for all events and for the duration of the Games with the exception of relays.

For relays only, younger athletes may move up to an older division for that event only (i.e. Pee Wee can move up into a Bantam to fill a team).

Regional Representation:
Unlimited number of people per individual event per region
Unlimited number of relay teams per relay event per region

Event and Equipment Specifications:

Ball Throw

A softball 12 inches in circumference will be used for all groups. There is no specification on the type of throw the participant uses.

Shot Put - Discus - Javelin


   PW B MA  MP 
 SHOT PUT  6lb  6lb   3kg   4kg   4kg   4kg   4kg   3kg 


 750g  1kg  1kg   1kg   1kg   1kg   1kg 


 500g  600g  600g  600g  600g  600g  500g


SHOT PUT  6lb  6lb  4kg  5kg  12lb  12lb  12lb  12lb


 750g  1kg  1.5kg  1.6kg  1.6kg  1.6kg  1kg


 600g  600g  700g  800g  800g  800g  600g

Hurdles will be NOT BE OFFERED

Family Relay
(4x100) Open - Must be at least 3 members of immediate family (any age and gender)

Rules and Regulations:
1.   International Association of Athletics Federations Rules apply unless otherwise stated.

2.   All participants must be registered by their Regional Director prior to the registration deadline.
      Athletes will not be allowed to register on site.

3.   Athletes are required to participate in the events they originally registered with. No athletes will be allowed to change 
      their events the days of competition.

4.   Participants in all races should report to the start line 20 minutes prior to their event starting time indicated on 
      the schedule. Any competitor not on time for their race will be automatically scratched.

5.   Heats (where numbers warrant) will be held in 50m, 100m and 200m. If 7 or fewer athletes are registered in an 
      event, the event will be run at the time allocated for its final. All other races will be timed finals.

6.   Participants in all field events should report to their event site 20 minutes prior to their event. Any competitor not on time 
      for their event will enter the competition as per rules of that event.

7.   If you have a track event and a field event at the same time, report to your field event and tell the Head Official that you 
      also have a track event. When you return to the field event, you will continue in that event in the round that is currently in 
      progress (competition order can change). If the event is completed by the time you return, you will not be allowed to 

8.   Competitors are allowed a maximum of any 5 individual events plus 1 relay plus the family relay. For the purpose 
      of scoring points for your region, Athletics is considered a double sport. The men and women’s results will contribute 
      separately to your regions’ aggregate point total.

9.   Only the region name must be on the registration form for relays. On the day of the event, names of relay runners will be 
      submitted by 12:00 noon.

10. No event will start earlier than the posted time unless all competitors are present and agree to start early.

11. Where the number of entries in a track event suffices, heats will be timed with the 8 fastest runners from all heats 
      combined advancing to the finals competing for first to eighth place. The runners with the next fastest times will advance 
      to the consolation final competing for ninth to sixteenth place.

12. All athletes must wear proper footwear while competing.

Registration Deadline:

Registration Deadline as designated by the Regional Director.

All registrations are done through your Regional Director, who will determine the Regional Deadline. The registration fee must also be submitted to your Regional Director. Signed consent forms must accompany the waivers.

No late registrations will be accepted.

Events will be cancelled if there are one or less individuals or teams registered. Should any event be cancelled due to lack of registrations, the athletes being affected by the cancellation will be given an opportunity to re-register in another suitable category provided that event is scheduled to run.

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