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Updated  12 April 2016

 

 

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SCVAC LEAGUE – KENT DIVISIONS – 2016 RULES

ENTRY FORMS AND SUBSCRIPTIONS - £60/£100
Entry forms to Arthur Kimber and subscriptions to Tom Richards

ELIGIBLE ATHLETES
First claim athletes
Please inform Arthur Kimber of second claim athletes on the entry form
Please give dates of birth of all athletes to Brian Charlton

PAPERWORK
Host club Track result pads
Non-scoring numbers
Barry Ferguson Declaration forms
Brian Charlton Lane draws, throwing and jumping order, field cards, computerised results
Arthur Kimber Competition numbers

OFFICIALS
Host club Starter, marksman
Track referee, field referee
First aider
Visiting clubs 1 timekeeper
1 track judge
At least 2 field judges as specified
Richard Mann will announce at all meetings

FIELD EVENTS
3 trials in long throws and triple jump, 4 in shot and long jump
Pole vault and high jump – all age groups start together
Divisions 1 and 2 may compete separately or together depending on numbers

SCORING
6-5-4-3-2-1 in all events

NON-SCORING ATHLETES
May compete
In sprint events where there is a spare lane
In distance events only where they will not overcrowd the race
In field events only where they will not seriously delay the timetable
There should be no non-scoring races unless there is spare time in the scoring timetable

AGE GROUP COMPETITION
Athletes cannot compete in the same event in different age groups in the same meeting, but may compete in different events in different age groups in the same meeting

A AND B STRINGS
Where A and B strings run in separate races, the faster athlete should always be placed in the A race
Where A and B strings run in the same race, the first athlete to finish will score as the A string

RELAY BREAK POINTS
4X200 Athletes will start on the long stagger and the third leg runner will break at the beginning of the back straight
4x400 First leg athletes will start on the 800 start lines, run the first 100 in lanes and then break at the beginning of the back

FINAL RESULTS
Any appeals about possible inaccurate individual results must be made by the athlete concerned or
his/her team manager on the night.. The decision of the track or field referee will be final.
The team results may not be finalised on the night, but will be supplied by the recorder as soon
as possible after the night.

CANCELLATION OF FIXTURES
If a fixture is cancelled and at least 80% of the events have been completed, the fixture will count as
a complete fixture and the remaining events will not be held
If fewer than 80% of the events have been completed, the points for the completed events will
count and the remaining events will be held at a later date
An event is defined as a race/throw/jump in one division in one age group, e.g.100m. division 1,
M40A and M40B
If the last fixture has to be cancelled, the league positions after five matches will be the final results
for the season.

THE FINAL
The first and second teams in division 1, men and women, will compete in the final against the
winners from the other sections of the league

 


SCVAC LEAGUE – KENT DIVISIONS – 2016 CLUBS, FIXTURES AND OFFICIALS


SCVAC LEAGUE – KENT DIVISIONS – 2016  OUTLINE TIMETABLES


At the WMA General Assembly in Brazil the following changes were made:

  • W60-74 Javelin specification changes from 400g to 500g. (This applies to multi events etc.)
  • All Men's Shot shall have the IAAF maximum diameter of 130mm. And all Women's Shot shall have the IAAF maximum diameter of 110mm.
  • The .075k Discus shall have a maximum diameter of 182mm.

Effective from 1 January 2014


Track & Field Rules

SCVAC TRACK AND FIELD LEAGUE RULES

1.   The league consists of clubs in seven area divisions.  The club membership and number of divisions may be altered as clubs leave or join the league.

2.   Each division is organised by a divisional coordinator and each club’s team(s) by a team manager, who will liaise with the coordinator.

3.    Entry forms for each season should be completed and returned to the league secretary by 31st  March.

4.    Affiliation forms should be completed and returned, with cheque for the appropriate amount, to the treasurer by 31st  March.  Subscription rates are set by the SCVAC committee.

5.   Competition will be for athletes in three age groups, 35-49,50-59 and 60+. M70 + events may be held. Athletes should be first claim members of their club, or second claim provided that their first claim club does not compete in the league. Second claim members, a maximum of five men and five women, should be registered on the entry form and must be members of your club by January 1st of the competition year. Combined teams, of two or more clubs, are not eligible to compete in the league. Regional masters clubs are not eligible to compete in the league. Guest athletes from the league clubs may compete where space and time allow.

6.   Four evening matches, six in Kent, should be held between April and July, the dates and venues to be decided by the coordinators and team managers. Matches should be held under UKA and BMAF rules.

7.   The provision of paperwork for the matches should be arranged by the coordinators and team managers.

8.    Club letters or numbers should be worn by all scoring athletes.

9.    Officials for the matches should be recruited by the coordinators and team managers/club officials secretaries.

10.  Clubs hosting matches may claim an allowance from the treasurer to help offset costs.

11.  Coordinators may claim expenses arising from their work for the league from the treasurer.

12. All standard track events from 100m. to 3000m, a 2000m. walk and all eight standard field events should be held. 5000m. and hurdles events may be held if time permits. 4x100m and 4x400m. should be held and 4x200m. and a medley relay may be held.

13. Age group competition

35-49  2 competitors per club in all running events, 1 per club in the walk and field events.

50-59  1 competitor in all events

60+      1 competitor in selected events to be decided in each division

Relays 1 team per club in each relay

Where A and B strings run in separate races, the faster athlete should be A string.

14. Four trials, three in Kent, should be allowed in all throws and in long and triple jump.

15. Scoring is 8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 for all events and for league points. This may be adjusted where there are more or  fewer clubs in a division.

16. Results should be sent as soon as possible after each match to the league secretary, the editor of The Southerner and Masters Athletics, the rankings compilers and if possible to an Athletics Weekly  correspondent.

17.The winning clubs from each division, the top two in Kent, will compete in a final towards the end of the season, normally in September.

18. These rules have been drawn up by the league secretary and the SCVAC committee and may be amended after consultation with the coordinators.

Revised, December 2014


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