Midget & Youth Provincial Team

The Midget & Youth Tri Province team program is a provincially focused competition opportunity run by Athletics Manitoba. The program is targeted towards athletes that fall into the Midget (14-15 years of age) and Youth (16-17 years of age) age categories. Each year the Midget/Youth team attends the Tri-Province/Western Canada Challenge meet. 

The overall goal of the program is twofold; to provide an out of province competitive opportunity for our top athletes and to serve as a means of identifying and engaging new talent in the performance pathway of track and field. In an effort to increase the effectiveness and scope of the Midget & Youth Provincial Team program; the 2019 program includes additional rural outreach efforts to help deliver Athletics to communities throughout the province while allowing for athlete and coach development. 

Technical sessions will be run for interested athletes on selected days following the announcement of the Tri Province coaching staff. Each practice will have coaches designated for event group and will provide development for technical skills. Events include jumps, throws, sprints & hurdles. This program allows for technical skill introduction early in an athletes development to createa stepping stone in the pathway to Junior, Senior, and Varsity success. 
Final team selection will take place following the Age Class championships at the end of June. All athletes that are interested in being a member of the Provincial Team MUST compete at Age Class (Selection Trials) AND declare their interest on Trackie
All Prep Squad events and practices will be open to all interested Midget/Youth athletes.
If there are any further questions regarding the Midget & Youth program, outreach or rural athlete development please contact Noelle Merkel at programs@athleticsmanitoba.com