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Club:Connect Selection Policy

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Club:Connect Selection Policy


Club:Connect Selection Policy

Club:Connect Relays will take place at the Müller Anniversary Games.

  • The top 8  male and female teams from the power of 10 rankings for each age group will be selected on a combined score basis. 
  • It will be U13-U20 and 8 teams per race
  • The relays will be run separately as males and females
  • If a team pulls out their place will be offered to the next highest ranked club in that age group
  • All races will have 8 teams
  • Only affiliated Athletics club teams within the region can qualify. Schools/County teams are not eligible
  • This new selection policy is to ensure every club in the region has a fair chance of gaining selection. 
  • Müller Anniversary Games teams will be selected following the weekend of 27/28th May 2017

 

Winning teams will be given a grant for £250



Club:Connect Relays will take place at the Müller Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham and the Müller Grand Prix Birmingham.

  • The top 8  male and female teams from the power of 10 rankings for each age group will be selected on a combined score basis. 
  • For Indoors it will be U13-U17 and 6 teams per race
  • For Outdoors it will be U13-U20 and 8 teams per race
  • The relays will be run separately as girls and boys
  • If a team pulls out their place will be offered to the next highest ranked club in that age group
  • All races will have 6/8 teams
  • Only affiliated Athletics club teams within the region can qualify. Schools/County teams are not eligible.
  • This new selection policy is to ensure every club in the region has a fair chance of gaining selection. 


Winning teams will be given a grant for £250



Club:Connect for clubs will take place at British Athletics Team Trials

At the Team Trials in Sheffield and Birmingham.

  • There will be separate competitions for males and females
  • Points will be available only in the final of each event
  • 8 points will be awarded to first place, 7 points will be awarded to second place, and so on descending to 1 point for eighth place

  • If athletes tie in an event, the points for both places are added together and shared

  • Athletes can win points for their first claim club only

  • Athletes must be registered as members through their home country to be eligible

  • If an athlete is disqualified from an event they are not eligible to score points in that event and the athlete below them is promoted to their position

  • In the event of a tie, the club with the most first placed athletes will be crowned champion. If the clubs still cannot be separated the club with the most second placed athletes will be crowned champion

  • In finals with less than eight athletes the scoring system will remain the same with only the finalists able to score points

Winning clubs will be given grant for £500



Any queries or registering of interest for your club should be directed to:

Yannick Phippen - Athlete Logistics Co-ordinator

Email: clubconnect@britishathletics.org.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 121 7138 415

Mobile: +44 (0) 788 777 5964