Southern Counties Veterans League 2017 – Availability

Dear Master Athletes and Helpers

Once again we need your support for the 2017 SCVAC League. Athletes are needed for over-35; over-50 and over-60 track and field events and officials/helpers are needed for the triple jump and javelin (no previous experience necessary as on the job training will be provided).

Attached you will find an availability sheet with all the fixtures, venues and events set out for your convenience. Please fill in your details at the top of the attached form and email back to the Team Manager, Alan Newman at mranewman@sky.com

Please also include a note regarding your event preferences and any dates you are NOT available. If you can come along to support and offer some assistance, please also reply by email.

For ease of reference, the competition dates are Friday 28th April; Monday 15th May; Friday 2nd June; Monday 19th June; Friday 7th July and Monday 17th July – get them in your diary now.

The dates and events we need officials/helpers are 28th April (Triple Jump); 2nd June (Javelin) and 7th July (Triple Jump).

FAQs:

I am not a member of SCVAC. Can I still compete? Yes, as long as you are a member of PWAC and have paid your EA competition fee.
Are guests allowed to compete? Yes, provided there is a lane free and no delay to the programme. Not in the long throws, though.
What time do matches start? All matches start at 6:45pm. Detailed timetables will be circulated to selected athletes by email.
Are there standards for entry. No, anyone can compete. Although competition is keen the main aim is to have fun and try new things.
What Division are PWAC in? Our men are in Div 1 and our women are in Div 2. The aim is to get both teams in Div 1 and to stay there.
Any rule changes for 2017? Yes. No guests allowed in hammer, discus or javelin. Four trials allowed in shot and long jump this year.

Important: Do not miss out on the opportunity to compete in this low key but well organised veterans athletics league. We have had the track to train on for a couple of seasons so lets put that training to good use and show our rivals what we are capable of.

Many thanks,

Alan Newman

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