Legion Team

Legion Team

National Championships

The 2017 Legion National Youth Track & Field Championships, will take place in Brandon, Manitoba, from August 11 to 13, 2017. The NL Legion Team will be selected at the Legion Provincial Championships on Fri, Jul 7 - Sat, Jul 8, 2017.

The Legion Youth Track & Field Championships offers competition in the Midget (age 15 and under) & Youth category (age 16 - 17 and under). The Provincial Legion Command will send a combined team of up to 17 athletes to compete in the U16 and U18 categories.

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Team Application (2017)

  1. Apply before the end of the meet on Saturday, July 8, 2017.
  2. To apply - Please scroll to the bottom to view the team application form.
  3. For Team Selection - to be considered for team selection All Athletes MUST:
    • Team Selection will be based on performances and placing achieved during the Provincial Legion Championships. Valid performances from the NLAA Age-Class Championships and the Junior High School Championships will also be considered when needed.
    • Complete the Online Team Application Form (see the form below)
    • Bring at the meet 
      1. completed Athlete Profile Form (PDF); and, 
      2. a photocopy of documents showing proof of age, to be considered for selection. Alternates will be selected to travel to the National Meet if team members are unable to provide proof of age!
    • Attend Provincial Meet Opening Ceremony.
    • Attend Provincial Meet Medal Presentations.

General Points (2017)

  1. All athletes applying for the Provincial Legion Team must be NLAA 2017 Track and Field registered members PRIOR TO the start of competition in order to have their result(s) count toward selection.
     
  2. Only performances from NLAA INDIVIDUALLY REGISTERED track and field members of the current year will be accepted for rankings, team selection or provincial/national records. There will be no retroactive acceptance of performances.
     
  3. The age of athletes for the selection to the Provincial command Track & Field Team must be thirteen to seventeen years of age (born in 2004 through 2000).
     
  4. Within one event (gender/category), only a maximum of two athletes will be selected to the team.
     
  5. The 2017 Legion National Youth Track & Field Championships (Formerly the Canadian Legion Championships) will be held on August 11 to 13, 2017, Brandon, Manitoba.
     
  6. The 2017 Provincial Royal Canadian Legion Championships, Friday, July 7 and Saturday, July 8, 2017, held at Pearlgate Track and Field Complex, Mt. Pearl, will be used as a Team Selection Meet. Athletes must attend this meet in order to be eligible for selection. Exceptions to this at approval of the Chairman and Committee of the Legion Track & Field Committee.
     
  7. Final selection will be made within 7 days of the selection meet. Notification of appointment to the team will be by verbal (written if time allows) communication and by publication at NLAA Blog at http://nlathletics.blogspot.ca/.
     
  8. For Legion Team selection, all athletes must meet the "Terms of Reference - Selection Criteria of Athletes", outlined by the Royal Canadian Legion Provincial Track and Field Committee.
     
  9. Athletes selected to the 2017 Legion Provincial Team should expect to pay a team fee of approximately $110 to $125. The team fee will include $50 National Championship Registration Fee (athletes will keep their sweat suit top and pants) and $60 to $75 for singlets and shorts.