Arrangements are now progressing for the next Joint League competition on 17 July in Grangemouth (venue change from Scotstoun).
As before, the Clubs in the Scottish Men’s League, Scottish Women’s League (Under-17, Under-20 and Senior) and Upper YDL (Under-17 and Under-20) are again coming together to provide competition during the summer of 2022. There will be no element of League/Team competition, but opportunity to compete in a series of graded events. There will be no other Scottish League competition in 2022 for these age groups.
The remaining dates and venues are as follows:-
17 July – Grangemouth
21 August – Grangemouth
The intended timetable for the competition on 17 July is in the PDF below and allows for Track competition for 200m, 1500m, 10,000m, 300m/400m Hurdles, 4 x100m Relays and Field competition for Long Jump, Triple Jump, High Jump, Shot and Hammer. There will be sufficient qualified officials and automatic timing at each venue such that performances will be shown on Power of 10 and can be used for International selection.
Most of last year’s restrictions on numbers attending have been lifted, therefore spectators and coaches will be able to attend as normal. Clubs will require to provide helpers – three per day and these personnel could change between morning and afternoon. If you are attending please offer to assist – this is critical to the smooth running of the event.
Currently, each of the Men’s, Women’s and Upper YDL Clubs are guaranteed two slots for each event and Composite Clubs will also have two slots. The names of athletes along with 2020 (or later) personal bests and Scottish Athletics membership numbers must be submitted by the Friday a week prior to the event. If there is demand it will be possible to submit more names but these may not be accepted, subject to the overall maximum numbers. So far all athlete requests have been accepted.
Scottish Athletics membership numbers must be up to date and will be subject to scrutiny.
The timetable for the final competition has not yet been made available.
There is no fee for competing as Clubs and the three Leagues will cover costs.
Should you be interested in being considered for competition on 17 July, please contact John McDonald by Tuesday 5 July at the latest (), with details of preferred event and with any offers of assistance. Please also advise if you wish to be part of a 4 x 100m relay team.