Legion Provincial Track and Field Team

The 2023 Legion National Youth Track & Field Championships will take place in Sherbrooke, Quebec, from Wednesday, August 9 to Tuesday, August 15, 2023 (Competition - Friday, August 11 to Sunday, August 13). The NL Legion Team will be selected at the Legion Provincial Championships on July 14 - July 15, 2023, at Pearlgate Track and Field Complex, Mount Pearl.

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

To be considered for team selection, All Athletes MUST:

  1. Participate in the Legion Championships.
  2. Attend Provincial Meet Opening Ceremony.
  3. Attend Provincial Meet Medal Presentations.
  4. Submit Team Application Form. Apply before the end of the day on Saturday, July 15, 2023.
  5. Bring at the meet  the completed Athlete Profile Form (PDF); and 
  6. 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!

General Points

  1. TRAVEL EXPECTATIONS - The Legion Provincial Team will depart from St. John’s International Airport on August 9. The team will return to St. John’s on the evening of August 15.
  2. TEAM MEETING - Time and date to be announced.
  3. All athletes applying for the Provincial Legion Team must be NLAA 2023 Track and Field registered members PRIOR TO the start of the competition in order to have their result(s) count toward selection.
  4. Only performances from NLAA TRACK AND FIELD REGISTERED members of the current year will be accepted for rankings, team selection or provincial/national records. There will be no retroactive acceptance of performances.
  5. Within one event (gender/category), only a maximum of two athletes will be selected for the team.
  6. The 2023 Provincial Royal Canadian Legion Championships, July 14 - July 15, held at Pearlgate Track and Field Complex, Mount Pearl, will be used as a Team Selection Meet. Athletes must attend this meet to be considered for selection.
  7. The final selection will be made within 7 days of the selection meet. Notification of selection to the team will be by verbal communication or via e-mail. The team list will be posted on this website.
  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.