Cardiff Cross Challenge– NI & Ulster U17 & U20 2019 Selection Policy

Athletics Northern Ireland will take U20 and U17 athletes to the 2019 Cardiff Cross Challenge Cross Country event to be held on Llandaff Fields, Cardiff on Saturday 12th October.

U17 and U20 NI & Ulster athletes: Up to 4 Men and 4 Women per age group to run as own club.

This competition will be run under UKA rules and UKA age groups.

Selection – Athletes will be selected on their cross-country progress across the 2018 – 2019 season and current form from the 2019 track season. Final Selection will be made during the week beginning 16th September. Athletes are requested to fill in an Expression of Interest form which will be available on the Athletics NI Website from 26th August and should be completed by 13th September.

Expression of Interest link:

Selection Panel: Selections will be made by the Athletics Northern Ireland & Ulster Athletics selection panel comprising

  1. The Athletics NI Chairman or other board member if unavailable (Voting)
  2. The Director of Coaching and Athlete Development or other staff member if unavailable (voting)
  3. A representative of Ulster Athletics Council (voting)

The Athletics Northern Ireland Chairman may also (at his discretion) seek assistance (in a non-voting capacity) from anyone else he/she feels may be of help. Any voting member of the Selection Panel shall declare his or her conflict of interest in respect of any selection issue and shall not be entitled to vote on that issue.