Indoor Champs, Odyssey Arena – Entry Deadlines

Sun 22 January 2012--admin

Senior athletes along with junior athletes in the 1999/98/97/96 age-groups please note that entries for the 2012 Indoor Championships in the Odyssey Arena are closing within the next few days.

Senior athletes – Deadline Fri 27 Jan

1999/98/97/96 athletes – Deadline Wed 25 Jan

With the new indoor stadium in Athlone underway there is no guarantee that the the Odyssey will be made available in future years for this showpiece event, so athletes are encouraged to take the opportunity to compete in this world-class venue.

City of Lisburn AC brought a large squad to these championships last year and enjoyed a successful weekend across all the age-groups. Athletes please note that with the exception of relay teams, responsiblity for entries for these championships lies with the athlete themselves. On-line entry via the Athletics NI website is the easiest option and gives immediate confirmation of acceptance of entry.

Athletes please note that as this is a championship they must compete in the club vest. Anyone still needing one of the new (red) vests or indeed any other club kit, please talk to Joanne Savage / Andrea Anderson or your own coach. Vests still priced at £15.

The key dates are as follows –

Senior Irish Indoor Championships , Odyssey Arena 11 and 12 February. Closing date for entries Friday 27 January

Timetable for senior events (provisional)

Link to Senior entries (£13 per event)

N. Ireland and Ulster age-group champs, Odyssey Arena 11 and 12 February. Closing date for entries Wed 25 January

Age groups

1999 Year of Birth (Under 14 on 31 Dec 2012)

1998 Year of Birth (Under 15 on 31 Dec 2012)

1997 Year of Birth (Under 16 on 31 Dec 2012)

1996 Year of Birth (Under 17 on 31 Dec 2012)

Timetable for junior entries (provisional)

Link for juvenile entries (£5 per event – 3 events max. ie 2 track/one field or two field/one track excluding relays)

Athletes should now be in discussion with their coaches regarding which events they should enter. Please contact any of the coaches or team managers with any queries relating to entries for these championships.

Junior athletes in the U19/18 age-groups plus U13/12 will have their own championships on 03 March 2012 in the Meadowbank Arena, Magherafelt.