School Programs

2018-2019 School Package

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Junior High School Track Attack Series
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Sponsored & Sanctioned by Athletics Manitoba

This grassroots track and field series is open to any school with grades 7, 8 and 9 students, that registers as an Athletics Manitoba School member.  

All four meets will be run at the James Daley Fieldhouse in the Max Bell Centre at the University of Manitoba from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  

Each school must participate in the running of the meet and will need 2 adults plus 4 – 6 students in order to handle their function at the meet. 

Jobs will be assigned prior to the first event and the same job will be done at each of the 4 meets (e.g. Long jump, officiating, timing, etc.).  

This is a 4 Meet Series spread over the months of January to March. 

 

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High School Track & Field Championship Series
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Sanctioned by Athletics Manitoba and hosted by the University of Manitoba Bison Track & Field Team

Eligibility:  Entry is open to all high school teams in Manitoba, that register as an Athletics Manitoba School member.  Individual entries from schools will be accepted on a case by case basis (based on supervision of athletes and payment of entries). 

Categories:   (High School Eligibility Rules)

Junior Varsity  Girls                   Varsity Girls 
Junior Varsity  Boys                   Varsity Boys

As per MHSAA Rules:

In order to qualify for the Junior  competition, the athlete must meet the following requirements:

  1. Participating athletes must be under the age of 17 as of midnight of the current school year, August 31st.
  2. Students are eligible to participate in Junior Varsity for 2 years.  In determining the two-year clause, member schools must count grade 9 as the first year.  The athlete’s eligibility begins upon enrollment in grade 9 and is allowed two consecutive years of competition from time of enrollment in grade 9.

Junior athletes competing in any events in the Senior category, must then compete in all of their events in the Senior category.      

  • Junior Varsity Girls Hurdles                30”          12m to the first hurdle         7.5m spacing between hurdles.
  • Varsity Girls Hurdles                            33”          13m to the first hurdle         8.0m spacing between hurdles.
  • Junior Varsity Boys Hurdles                33”          13m to the first hurdle         8.5m spacing between hurdles.
  • Varsity Boys Hurdles                            36”          13m to the first hurdle         8.5m spacing between hurdles.
  • Junior Varsity & Varsity Girls Shot Put                              4kg
  • Junior Varsity Boys Shot Put                                              4kg
  • Varsity Boys Shot Put                                                          5kg

Schedule:

The meets will be run at the James Daly Fieldhouse in the Max Bell Centre at the University of Manitoba  from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

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Athletics Manitoba Elementary Relays

This grassroots track and field series is open to any Elementary school, that registers as an Athletics Manitoba School member.  

The meet will be run at the James Daley Fieldhouse in the Max Bell Centre at the University of Manitoba from 10:00 a.m. to approximately 2:30 p.m.  

This meet generally occurs in mid March. 

This meet consists of the following events:

4 x Shot Put – total distance of 1 throw each of 4 team members (2.73kg / 6 lb. Shot).
4 x Long Jump – total distance of 1 jump each of 4 team members.
8 x 40M Shuttle Relay – 8 team members run 40M each (back & forth shuttle style)
4 x 100M Relay – each of 4 team members runs half of a lap

 All students receive a participation ribbon and Awards of Recognition are awarded to the school with the most points in each grade category.

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Athletics Manitoba Provincial Junior High Championships

Sponsored & Sanctioned by Athletics Manitoba

This grassroots track and field meet is open to student in grades 7, 8 and 9.

Students and/or schools must either be registered Athletics Manitoba members, or take out a day membership for that meet (School or individual). 

Athletes advance from their school and divisional meets.  All those who place first, second or third at a school meet automatically are invited, as well as anyone who meet or exceed the outlined standards. Athletes will be allowed to advance in up to three events and a relay for the Championship.

The Championships may be used as identification for provincial team opportunities including Power Smart Manitoba Games and the U16 Provincial Team.

This meet usually occurs during the first week of June

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