District Championships – CLOSING DATE WEEKEND

CLOSING DATE LOOMS LARGE – It’s now time to make sure yourclub is aware of the District Championships on the 12th and 13thMay and that the closing date is this weekend.

Thescottishathletics summer track andfield season starts with the District Championships over the weekend of May 12and 13.

Pleaseremember that the closing date for all District (NORTH/EAST/WEST) Championshipsis this weekend, Friday for postal entries and Sunday 23.59pm for EAST and WESTonline entries. If you are experiencing problems with the online system pleaseemail ross.cunningham@scottishathletics.org.ukbefore Sunday 29th April 23.59pm.

Thecommon problem members face is logging in or activating membership. To loginplease note that your user name is either your SA number (i.e. SA00001) or yourname with a dot in lower case (i.e. mary.smith) and enter your password. If youhave forgotten your password select ‘Forgot password’.

Enteronline by clicking on the link http://www.scottishathletics.org.uk/index.php?p=80&listPage=1&season=24&venue=&disciplines=9&event_name=&submit2=

Allpostal entries should be sent to the organisers of each District Championship:

North– John Findlayson, 15 Woodlands Terrace, Westhill, InvernessIV2 5DP

East– Bill Walker, 33 Claremount Bank, Edinburgh EH7 4DR

West– Ricky Taylor, 63 Cedar Road, Viewpark Ayr KA7 3PG

*Pleasenote that the scottishathleticsoffices will be closed on Friday so don’t delay get your entry in TODAY!

TheDistricts will operate slightly different from previous years in that hostclubs from each of the three areas will now lead on the organisation of thechampionships. As you will see from the entry form, entry process for eachdistrict Championship is slightly different.

Queens Park (Inverness), Meadowbank Stadium (Edinburgh) and Dam Park ( Ayr ) are the venues for the North, East and WestDistrict Championships.

Athletes,clubs and coaches are urged to now start entering for events and you can do soby visiting www.scottishathletics.org.ukand downloading the Outdoor 2012 entry form.

Therehave been some important changes made to the processing of entries so pleasepay particular interest to the information printed within the entry from.

*Pleasenote that scottishathletics willstill be operating under IAAF age groupings for the Districts and the NationalChampionships for the remainder of the 2012 season. Under-12, Under-14,Under-16, Under-18 and Under-20.