DETAILS RELEASES FOR THE 42ND DONEGAL ANNUAL SCHOOLS ATHLETICS FINALS

first_img42 nd ANNUAL AREA PRIMARY SCHOOLS ATHLETICS CHALLENGEVenue:         Finn Valley A.C., Stranorlar, Co. Donegal Date:                        30th May 2012Time:           11.00am sharp Program of Events:  Born 200560mBorn 200460m, 100mBorn 200380m, 300m Long Jump, High Jump Born 200280m, 600m, High Jump, Long Jump, Relay (see a)Born 2001100m, 600m, High Jump, Long Jump, Shot put, Ball Throw for distanceBorn 2000100m, 800m, High Jump, Long Jump, Relay (see b)Ball Throw for distanceBorn 1999/2000ShotBorn 1999100m, 800m Rules: Entry fee is £2.50-€3.00 payable in advance or on arrival, each child will receive mementoChildren may compete in two events only plus relay: Schools please noteChildren to compete in their own age category, the exception being relay where the sections are:born 2002 and 2003born 2000 and 2001Schools are limited to 2 children in each high jump, long jump, shot and ball throw.Please note spikes if worn to be 5mmThis event continues to be developing with 96 schools participating during 2012.Qualifying regional trails where appropriate will take place during April/May.  It is desirable to have a local area qualifying final.   Areas which had a qualifying competition last year, were FinnValley (2 days) North West, Rosses, Buncrana, Killybegs South West.Two athletes per event qualifying for the county finals along with one relay each regional event.  Schools in other areas may wish to organise a qualifying competition amongst themselves on a mutually agreed day.  Schools unable to organise locally may still compete at County final with one athlete per event plus relay team per age group.Principals please note the former as numbers have forced: it is therefore desirable to have a local area event if at all possible.Awards- medals top 3, certificates for all children N.B. where areas do not hold qualifying events I will on this occasion hold firm on the above namely one athlete per event per school in jumps and throws.  You can understand this as there are time and safety limitations on the day.The normal format is that I will organise the relays based on school size (this proved very popular in more recent years ):         small school —-1 to 100 pupils, medium size —-1 to 200, large schools— 200 plus Further Details from Patsy McGonagle at 087  222 6112Email: [email protected] RELEASES FOR THE 42ND DONEGAL ANNUAL SCHOOLS ATHLETICS FINALS was last modified: April 18th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img