Each year Athletics NI send international teams to several key competitions. The majority of teams are combined Ulster & Northern Ireland teams with the main exception being the NI Commonwealth Games team.
If you would like to see what it takes to make these teams why not check out the Selection Policies section.
Most clubs provide some financial assistance to their highest performing athletes, have you tried asking them? In addition Athletics NI's Competition Support Programme provides moderate assistance to athletes who have achieved specific performance standards.
Teams are selected based on the criteria outlined in the SELECTION POLICY section of the site.
Please read the selection policies carefully and make sure you enter the appropriate competitions to give yourself the best chance of being selected.
To be eligible to compete on an international team you generally need to:
Please note that precise rules vary from team to team and are published in the selection policies.
Teams are chosen by a selection panel that varies on an event to event basis. Overall coordination of this process is undertaken by Athlete Development Lead Tom Reynolds.