U15 and U17 England Athletics Championships

Bedford England U17/U15 Championships NI & Ulster Team Selection Policy

Athletics Northern Ireland in conjunction with Ulster Athletics will be taking a team to this year’s England Athletics U15/U17 Championships in Bedford from 26th-27th August 2018. Consideration Standards for selection have been set and are listed below. Any athletes eligible to compete for Northern Ireland & Ulster may be considered based on their 2018 outdoor performance record.

Expression of interest (Closing date 20th July)

Any athlete wishing to compete will be required to submit an expression of interest form online at the following link. We will use this list of athletes when selecting athletes at the end of July.

 

Selection Panel

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

  1. a) A member of Athletics Ulster (Voting)
  2. b) The Athletics Northern Ireland Athlete Development Lead (voting)
  3. c) A representative of the Athletics NI Track and Field Committee (Voting)

This panel will be assisted by

The Athletics Northern Ireland General Secretary, who 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.

 

Selection Process

Selections will be based on the following criteria.

  1. Percentages of standard achieved in 2018
  2. UK Power of 10 ranking based on performances in 2018

Please note that achieving a standard does not guarantee a place on the team. Selection will be based on rankings and therefore the ability to achieve as high a placing at the championships as possible. Athletes who are close to achieving standards may still be selected if they have a high UK Power of 10 ranking.

Selections will be made on Monday 23rd July 2018 and announced before Friday 27th July.

 

NI & Ulster Standards:

To be valid standards must have been achieved in competitions after 1st January 2018.

U15 Men

U17 Men

EVENT

U17 Women

U15 Women

11.30

11.06

100m

12.20

12.40

23.00

22.36

200m

25.00

25.40

37.00

 

300m

40.30

 
 

49.90

400m

   

2.00.0

1:55.3

800m

2:11.6

2.13.0

4.11.0

3.58.5

1500m

4.34.5

4.35.5

9.15.0

8.47.0

3000m

10.05.0

 
   

75m Hur

 

11.45

11.45

 

80m Hur

11.80

 
 

13.70

100m Hur

   
   

300m Hur

45.70

 
 

56.90

400m Hur

   
 

4.34.0

1500m sch

5:20.0

 

16.00.0

17.00.0

3km Walk

   
 

26.30.0

5km Walk

 

28:00.0

1.84

1.92

High Jump

1.69

1.67

3.40

4.00

Pole Vault

3.20

3.00

6.20

6.65

Long Jump

5.55

5.45

12.50

13.40

Triple Jump

11.18

 

14.50

14.20

Shot

12.40

11.80

42.00

44.50

Discus

36.50

34.50

52.00

56.00

Hammer

48.00

46.00

50.00

54.50

Javelin

38.00

37.00

  

AGE GROUPS:

Under 15 Competitors must be 13 or 14 years of age on 31st August 2018

Under 17 Competitors must be 15 or 16 years of age on 31st August 2018

Athletes may compete outside their age group as defined in UK:Athletics Rules (Rule 107) but cannot compete in the same event in two different age groups.