Legion Championships, July 7-8, 2017

Legion Championships
July 7-8, 2017

Meet Information

Registration Deadline - 11:59 pm, Thursday, July 6, 2017

The Legion Championships also serves as a selection meet for the 2017 Legion Provincial Track and Field Team. More information...
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Competition Venue

The 2017 Provincial Legion Championships is to be held at Pearlgate Track and Field Complex in Mount Pearl. The track, in an eight (8) lane, and runways surface is Poly-urethane. Concrete discus, shot put and hammer circles with regulation cages for discus and hammer are provided.

Competition Rules

The competition will be conducted as per the IAAF Handbook and variations as per Athletics Canada and NLAA rules.

Eligibility

The Provincial Legion Track and Field Championships is open to 2017 Track and Field registered members of the Newfoundland and Labrador Athletics Association (NLAA). Athletes wishing to become members can register online.

Simultaneous Entries - IAAF Rule 142.3

If a competitor is entered in both a track and field event, or in more than one field event taking place simultaneously, the appropriate Referee may, for one round at a time, or for each trial in high jump and pole vault, allow a competitor to take his trial in an order different from that decided upon by the draw prior to the start of the competition. However, if an athlete subsequently is not present for this trial, it shall be deemed that he is passing once the period allowed for the trial has elapsed.

Failure to participate - IAAF Rule 142.4

Scratches will be accepted up to 60 minutes before the scheduled start of the event. If a competitor fails to participate in a registered event, he/she will be excluded from participation in all further events in the competition, including relays.

Awards

Medals will be awarded to the first three finishers in each individual event.

Competition Numbers

All competitors will be supplied with a competitive number. The number must not be cut, folded or obscured in any way. Numbers for all events must be displayed on the front.

Track Shoe Pins

  • Not to exceed 11 per shoe
  • Track - maximum 7 mm.
  • Runways - maximum 9 mm.
  • Needles and cone only; no trees shape spikes will be allowed

Maximum Number of Events

An athlete can enter in maximum of three (3) events.

Categories for Boys and Girls

  • Youth - ages 16 or 17 as of December 31, 2017 (born in 2000 or 2001)
  • Midget - ages 12 through 15 and under as of December 31, 2017 (born in 2002 through 2004 for Legion Team consideration)

Technical Notes

  • Scheduled times and order of events may change pending registration. All athletes are asked to be at Pearlgate Complex at least 60 minutes prior to their scheduled event.
  • Midget age athletes cannot move up to compete in the Youth category.
  • Confirmation of Entry - Registration Entries will be posted on the TrackieReg web site at:
    Click here for a list of current entries!