Sign up for the Wessex League - Aldershot - 10 July

The final Wessex League match of 2016 is at Aldershot and will take place on Sunday 10th July. More details about the Wessex League can be found here: (

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 2016). Note, there is a separate Quad Kids 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).

If necessary, we will give priority to those that signed up for the YDL but failed to make selection and those that weren’t able to do their preferred events at the previous Wessex League matches.
You must wear your WADAC vest in order to compete.

Which events can I compete in?

You can compete in a maximum of 3 events plus a relay.

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

U13s/U15s wanting to run middle distance can compete in either the 800m or 1500m NOT both.

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

Please discuss the events you would like to do with your coach before signing up.

How do I enter?

Please sign-up by Monday 4th July 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 within a couple of days of the deadline.

Please provide the following details:

Entrance cost is met by WADAC.

Boys Team Manager: Kathryn Miles -

Girls Team Managers: Barrie Howe and Steve Torrance –


English Schools Team invitations for WADAC athletes

Six athletes have  received invitations to represent Hampshire at the English Schools Track and Field  Championships in Gateshead next month :Charlie  Brown (80mHurdles), Glen Foster (High Jump), Josh Goble(Triple Jump),  Tallulah Jeffes(High Jump), Abigail Dennison (300m) and Isobel Gray (Discus). To be considered for this event, they have each had to achieve the qualification standards on several occasions this year. On the reserve list are James Heneghan and Natasha Miles.

We wish Charlie, Glen, Josh, Tallulah, Abigail and Isobel all the very best for their preparations, and for the event next month.



YDL Lower Age Group Match 3 Results - Sunday 19th June

Once again an amazing effort from all those athletes that turned out to compete at our 3rd Lower Age Group YDL match on Sunday.  Despite some frantic last minute team changes, injuries and a disappointing amount of gaps again the team finished an impressive 7th.
Final results from Sunday can be seen via the following link:

Again a big thank you to all the helpers and parents/chaperones for your help and fantastic support during the day. We hope you enjoyed yourselves and join us again. We are all extremely grateful to our following team of officials/parent for helping out today and earning the team a very useful 55 points:

Graham Bungay
Evan Carter
Ernie Chambers
Ewan Simmonds
Tony Bateman
Steve Torrance.

Every athlete that competed put in 110% effort with many of them matching or exceeding their PBs.

* * NEW CLUB RECORD * * Maddie Turner - U15G - 300m 42.30s (subject to confirmation)

Even with change to the team the girls 4 x 300m relay team once again missed out on beating the club record by just under half a second!!

 A special mention and well done to the following athletes, who between them managed to gain 40 PB's

U15 Boys - Sam Brockway (x2), Charlie Brown (x2), Doug Scriminger, Charlie Juncker, Oli Bulpett, Tom Gudino, Zachary Sherry

U15 Girls - Ellie Livingstone (x2), Ella Mae Popowicz, Maddie Turner, Fenella Weston, Holly Pilkington (x2)

U13 Boys - Tomas Popowicz (x2), Douglas Scally (x3), Theo Harvey, Samuel Roberts (x2), Matthew Dodd, Thomas Briggs

U13 Girls - Emily Weeks, Freya Brannigan (x2), Tuesday Bettridge (x2), Liv Busher (x2), Lily Neate (x2), Jessica Manning (x2), Ellie McErlean (x2), Mia Clark

Important information

The next Wessex match takes place on Sunday June 26th at Swindon. If you haven't done so already to sign up please e-mail either or

YDL Lower
Our next YDL match is on Saturday July 16th Hemel Hempstead. We would love to have you all in our team again at the next match so please sign up if you are available for the match, but also, if you know you can’t make it, please let us know as it helps us work out which gaps we need to fill.We will be taking the coach again.

Thanks to everyone's efforts we are currently 6th place overall in our division - to enable us to maintain this position and not be relegated we need as many of you as possible to sign up for the next YDL match. We look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you all again for a great day today, hope to see you all again on Sunday at the Wessex

Gary & Michaela
YDL Lower League Team Manager + Assistant


YDL Woking Match Sunday 26 June Draft Team List

Dear athletes


The draft team list for next Sunday's YDL UAG match at Woking AC is available here:
WADAC Declarations Sheets Published Draft Woking UAG 2016-6.xls

 Anyone who has not signed up and wants to do so for events where there are gaps, please email caris stoller, team manager, on A coach will be available from Bar End at 9.00am for those who wish to take it. 

 The timetable for the day can be found here:



Caris Stoller




YDL Lower Match 3 @ Wycombe on 19th June

Thank you to everyone that has signed up for the Lower YDL match at Wycombe on Sunday 19th June, although we are light on Under 15 boys we have had a fantastic response from the other 3 groups, so much so, it has been difficult finalising the team! Not that I’m complaining, extremely grateful to all of you that are competing.

The team has worked really hard so far this season and is currently holding onto 6th position within our division and we would like to be able to improve that this week.  Therefore if anyone is able and willing to fill the remaining spaces in the team we would all be extremely grateful.

Under 13 Girls – full apart from one 800m non-scoring slot

Under 13 Boys – 75m Hurdles (x2) (also 800m non-scoring / 100m non-scoring)

Under 15 Girls - 1500m (x1) (also 800m non-scoring)

Under 15 Boys – Hammer (x1) / 200m (x1) / Javelin (x1) / 800m non-scoring / High Jump (x1) / 1500m (x1) (also 100m & 800m non-scoring)

If you haven’t already signed up and are interested in any of the above events please email me via to let me know

We have a coach so travel need not be an issue.

Gary Bettridge
WADAC YDL Lower Team Manager