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.
The competition will be conducted as per the IAAF Handbook and variations as per Athletics Canada and NLAA rules.
The Provincial Legion Track and Field Championships is open to 2017 Track and Fieldregistered 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.
Medals will be awarded to the first three finishers in each individual event.
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 2001 or 2002)
Midget - ages 12 through 15 and under as of December 31, 2017 (born in 2003 through 2005 for Legion Team consideration)
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.