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Athletics Competitions Information and Sign Up

All athletes wishing to participate in the events below must register before Sunday, May 26th, 2024.

Click here for the application form.

Competing athletes must ensure they inform ticket staff on arrival and purchase an ‘Athletics Competitor’ Wristband’. This costs £12 for adults and £6 for youths and covers the all-day entrance to the Games, and all events entered. Tickets can also be purchased in advance via the Ticket Page.

Races will start at 1300. Approximate race times
 
1.      90 Metres British Championship Open Scratch (Adults)
2.      90 Metres Open Handicap (Youth) Heats
3.      90 Metres Open Handicap (Adult) Heats
4.     800 Metres Open Handicap (Youth)
5.     800 Metres Open Handicap (Adult) 

1425 hours 
11. 200 Metres Scottish Championship Open Scratch (Adults)
12. 1600 Metres Open Handicap (Youths)
13. 1600 Metres Open Handicap (Adults)

1530 hours
18. 200 Metres Open Handicap (Adults)
19. 200 Metres Open Handicap (Youths) 
 
In youth races the minimum age will be nine years of age and the maximum will be fifteen years of age, the exception being if a registered youth competitor reaches their 16th birthday after the first RSHGA member games of the season. Once having reached their 16th birthday they will then have the choice of either:
1/remaining a youth competitor until the end of the season or
2/ immediately moving up to compete in adult competition, and losing any league points already accrued during the season. If the youth athlete decides to move up to adult competition mid-season, they cannot then revert back to competing as a youth.

All athletes who wish to participate in RSHGA events must be registered with RSHGA.
Day Permit: Athletes who only wish to compete at only at one Members games during the Season may apply for a Day Permit. This should be done on the day at the event and may not be done online. The cost is £5 for a adult and free for a Youth. As its name suggests, it may be done on one occasion, per season. This is not a registration with the RSHGA, does not provide personal insurance cover and at no point will be awarded for leagues, if placed in any event at that meeting. Any further participation will require immediate full registration at the rate specified. 
Further details available at: Royal Scottish Highland Games Association :: RSHGA 

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