U17/U20 Reminder to Sign up to YDL Match Sat 18 April

Reminder - Sign up NOW to compete at Hillingdon on SAT 18 April


-     This is in just over 3 weeks!


Who can compete?

The competition is open to all Under 17s (Years 10 and 11) and Under 20s (age at 31st August 2015). We can enter 2 scoring athletes (A & B) for each track event in both age groups, plus two scoring athletes in U20 field events and one scoring athlete in each U17 field event. We can enter additional athletes as non-scorers in 100m. (nb also, U17 athletes can compete in U20 events, but must stay in the same age group all day, and would need to use U20 weights if throwing.)

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Sign up for Wessex League Match 1 - 26 April - Basingstoke

The first Wessex League match of 2015 is at Basingstoke and will take place on Sunday 26th April. This provides a great opportunity for young athletes to compete for WADAC in the 2015 Wessex League (

Match 1 - Sunday 26th April 2015 at Basingstoke

Who can compete?

The competition is open to all Under 13s (Years 6 and 7), Under 15s (Years 8 and 9), Under 17s (Years 10 and 11) and Under 20s (age at 31st August 2015). Note, there is a separate QuadKids competition for Under 11s.

We can enter 2 scoring athletes for each event (in each age category) and in the track events there is the ability to enter additional athletes as non-scorers (up to 5 non-scorers per age group, per event). There is a maximum of 2 athletes plus one non-scorer per field event (in each age category).

We will be looking at performances on Powerof10 but we realise that this is the first match of the season so many athletes won’t have recent times/distances so if you do have more up-to-date information that is not on Powerof10, please email this through to us when signing up.

You must wear your WADAC vest in order to compete.

Which events can I compete in?

You can compete in a maximum of 4 events of which one must be a relay.

Events include: sprints, hurdles, middle distance, relays, long jump, high jump, shot, javelin and discus.

U13s/U15s can only compete in either the 800m or 1500m NOT both.

See the Wessex League timetable ( for a full list of events for each age group.

How do I enter?

Please sign-up by Friday April 17th by email only to the team managers: For the boys, email Kathryn on and for the girls, email Barrie/Steve on The team selection will be published by April 21st.

Please provide the following details:

  • Name of the athlete
  • The event(s) that you would like to be entered for (see the timetable
  • Age group that you qualify for (U13, U15, U17, U20)

Entrance cost is met by WADAC.

Boys Team Manager: Kathryn Miles -

Girls Team Managers: Barrie Howe and Steve Torrance –


Development Group back today, Wed 25th Feb

We will be back at the track from 6.30pm this evening after the half term break.

Upper YDL Match Dates 2015

The Upper YDL match dates for 2015 are as follows:

Sat 18th April - Hillingdon

Sat 16th May -    Portsmouth

Sun 28 June -     Winchester

Sun 26 July -     Ealing

These matches are for U17s and U20s so please reserve the dates.

If you have any questions, please contact Caris Stoller:


Development Group meets Wednesday 11th Feb

We will be meeting at Bar End at 6.30pm until 8pm. For half term next week  (Wednesday 18th Feb) we will take a break, resuming on  Wednesday February 25th .