2016 Manitoba Summer Games News

Below is some information about the upcoming 2016 Manitoba Summer Games in regards to Track and Field.  This information was released today by Sport Manitoba.

Age Category: Bantam 2003 or 2004 and Midget 2001 or 2002

Team Size: 10 males & 10 females in each age category (40), plus 3 coaches & 2 managers

Training Opportunities
Athletics Manitoba established a School Outreach Program in 2015 that in future years will be used as a feeder system for the Manitoba Games and other regional and provincial competitions.  Athletics Manitoba will provide interested schools with a 6 week training program to follow to prepare their athletes for outdoor meets.

Qualifying Event
A qualifying track meet will be held in each region between May 15 and June 15, 2016.  The head coach and their coaching staff will be present at the meet to observe performances and make team selections.

Provincial Events
Individual Events:
i. Bantam Athletes may compete in 80m hurdles and high jump
ii. Midget athletes may compete in 80m female hurdles, 100m male hurdles and high jump.
Relay Events:
i. 8x50m, 4x100m, 4x200m, 4x800m, Spring Medley (TBA), Distance Medley (TBA), Heptathlon Relay
ii. Long Jump Relay, Ball Throw Relay, Shot Put Relayiii. Two relay teams per region may be entered in each relay except the Heptathlon.

For more information, contact Donna Harris at Athletics Manitoba (204) 925-5744 or execdirector@athleticsmanitoba.com

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