NLAA Junior HS & SSNL Senior HS Championships
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Pearlgate Track & Field Complex, Mount Pearl

The Championships are open to girls and boys currently attending classes in grades 7 through 9; there are no regional events, or any other qualifying meets, required to participate in this provincial championship. The meet offers individual and team competition. Only NLAA affiliated schools are eligible for the team awards. Students attending non-affiliated schools can take part in the competition and win individual awards. There is no limit to the number of students per school.

Legion Track and Field Program

Junior HS Competition Rules

The Junior High School Championships is organized and sanctioned by the Newfoundland and Labrador Athletics Association (NLAA). The rules for this competition will be governed by the NLAA, Athletics Canada (AC) and The International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF). (more)

False Start:
Athlete(s) responsible for the false start will be disqualified.

Starting Blocks:
Crouch start and the use of starting blocks is mandatory for 100m, 200m, and 300m sprints.

School Sports NL

This year, SSNL Track & Field will be presented in a modified version so that it can still take place. NLAA will run a partner event and oversee the SSNL competition (along with SSNL Rep, Rosemary Ryan) during their already scheduled NLAA Junior High Track & Field Meet being held Saturday, June 1st at the Pearlgate Track & Field Complex in Mount Pearl.

All athletes in Grade 7-9 must run in the NLAA event under their rules and are eligible for their awards only. The High School athletes in grades 10-12 will run the SSNL portion of the event only and follow SSNL modified tech standards rules and are eligible for SSNL awards only. Both events are run on the same day.

Awards -

Awards for the top 8 finishers
Individual Awards will be presented immediately following the completion of each event. The top three (3) finishers in each event and division will receive medals. Athletes placing fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eight will receive ribbons.

Championship Banners for 1st place Girls and 1st place Boys schools.
Team scores will be kept and a Championship Banner will be presented to the top school in each division. The top 2 finishers (only one relay team per school) in each event per school will score. There is no limit to the number of athletes a school can enter in an event, however, an athlete can enter in up to 3 individual events plus a relay. Please note that ONLY schools that are affiliated with the NLAA for the 2018/2019 school year can score in the team competition.
Team Scoring: Individual and relay events will be scored 30-29-28-27-26-25-24-23 ... 1 point for 30th place.

Number of affiliated schools - 64

Junior High School Events For Boys & Girls

A participant may compete in up to three individual events plus a relay.

Track: 100m, 200m, 300m, 800m, 1200m, 2000m, 4x100mNEW, 4x100m IR
Field: Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put (Girls 3kg, Boys 4kg)
Special Olympics: 100m, 200m, Standing Long Jumpupdated
Wheelchair: 100m, 200m, 300m
Non-scoring events: Special Olympics, Wheelchair, and 4x100m Integrated Relay

Senior High School Events For Boys & Girls

A participant may compete in up to three individual events plus a relay.

Track: 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 2000m, 4x100m, 4x100m IR
Field: Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put (Girls 4kg, Boys 5kg)
Special Olympics: 100m, 200m, Standing Long Jump updated
Wheelchair: 100m, 200m, 400m
Non-scoring events: Special Olympics, Wheelchair, and 4x100m Integrated Relay

Registration Information

  • Online registration and payment only.
  • Entry Fee and Registration Deadlines:
    • Regular ($10): 1:00 pm, Friday, May 31
    • Late ($20): 8:00 am, Saturday, June 1
    • $1 Day Fee Permit is added to registration for students attending non-affiliated schools
  • It is the responsibility of each participant (coach/parent/guardian) to register by the registration deadline. NLAA is not responsible if an athlete is unable to register online by the late registration deadline for any reason, including server/internet problems!

Bib Number Pick-Up

NLAA Race Number Pick-up

Race numbers will be available for pick up on MEET DAY beginning at 8:45 am from the “Race Bib Pick-up Desk”. A volunteer will be on-site at Pearlgate.

Wheelchair Racing Basic Rules

The rules below apply for racing wheelchair; however, meet participants can also use standard manual wheelchair.

  1. The racing chair shall have two large wheels (not to exceed 70cm in diameter) and one small wheel (not to exceed 50cm in diameter).
  2. No part of the racing chair may protrude behind the vertical plane of the back edge of the rear tires nor extend in front of the center of the front wheel hub.
  3. One push rim allowed for each large wheel.
  4. Mirrors are not allowed.
  5. It is the responsibility of the athlete to ensure that no part of his/her lower limbs can fall from the wheelchair to the ground or track during an event.
  6. The racing chair must be manually-propelled (no gears, levers or electronic steering). The athlete can propel a wheelchair independently.
  7. No delay due to equipment failure.
  8. Athlete must have a racing helmet that is a hard protective shell and recognized with an international safety standard.
  9. Athlete can use racing gloves (soft or hard gloves).