Long Term Athlete Development

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Athletics Canada/Branch Recommended Guidelines for Events and Technical Standards

Pee Wee - ages 10 & 11

Men Women Technical Notes
60m - indoor and outdoor 60m - indoor and outdoor  
60mH 60mH 12m to first hurdle; 7.0m between; As low as possible (scissor hurdles)
150m 150m  
600m 600m  
1000m 1000m  
Cross Country Cross County 2km
800m Race Walk 800m Race Walk  
High Jump High Jump  
Long Jump Long Jump No board - 1m take off area
Standing Long Jump Standing Long Jump  
Shot Put Shot Put 3kg or less
Ball Throw Ball Throw  
Javelin Javelin 400g
Discus Discus 750g
Triathlon (Run, Jump Throw) or Tetrathlon or variety of combined events Triathlon (Run, Jump Throw) or Tetrathlon or variety of combined events Tetrathlon = hurdles, jump, throw, run

Bantam - ages 12 & 13

Men Women Technical Notes
60m - indoor
80m - outdoor
60m- indoor 
80m - outdoor
 
80mH 80mH 12m to first hurdle; 7.5m between; Height - 0.76m
200mH 200mH Start at 200m line, use 400mH spacing - 35m between; Height 0.76m
150m - indoor/outdoor 150m -indoor/outdoor  
800m 800m  
1200m 1200m  
Cross Country Cross County 2km
800m Race Walk 800m Race Walk  
High Jump High Jump  
High Jump Long Jump Regular board
Long Jump Standing Long Jump  
Standing Long Jump Shot Put M - 3kg; W- 3kg
Shot Put Ball Throw  
Ball Throw Javelin 400g  
Discus Discus 750g - only with a cage
Hammer Hammer Optional - M - 3kg; W - 3kg
Triathlon (Run, Jump Throw) or Tetrathlon Triathlon (Run, Jump, Throw) or Tetrathlon Tetrathlon = hurdles, jump, throw, run

Midget - ages 14 & 15

Men Women Technical Notes
60m - indoor
100m - outdoor
60m- indoor
100m - outdoor
In a 1 day meet we will limit the number of races; in a 2 day meet an athlete can do multiple events.
200m 200m  
300m 300m  
60mH - indoor 60mH - indoor  
100mH 80mH W - 12m to first; 8m in between; Height: 0.76m M - 13m to first; 8.5m in between; Height: 0.84m
200mH 200mH Start at 200m line, use 400mH spacing - 35m between; Height 0.76m
800m 800m  
1200m 1200m  
2000m 2000m  
1500m SC 1500m SC No water jump; Barriers at 0.76m
Cross Country Cross Country 3km
1500m Race Walk 1500m Race Walk  
High Jump High Jump  
Long Jump Long Jump Regular board
Triple Jump Triple Jump 7m or 9m or 11m board
Pole Vault Pole Vault  
Shot Put Shot Put M - 4kg ;W- 3kg
Javelin Javelin 600g
Discus Discus 1kg
Hammer Hammer Optional - M - 4kg; W - 3kg
Pentathlon Pentathlon W - hurdles, HJ, Shot, LJ, 800 M - hurdles, LJ, Shot, HJ, 1000

Youth - ages 16 & 17

Men Women Technical Notes
60m - indoor
100m - outdoor
60m - indoor
100m - outdoor
 
200m - indoor/outdoor 200m - indoor/outdoor  
300m - indoor 300m - indoor  
400m - indoor/outdoor 400m - indoor/outdoor  
60mH - indoor 60mH - indoor  
110mH 100mH W - 13m to first; 8.5m in between; Height: 0.76m M - 13.72m to first; 9.14m in between; Height: 0.91m
300mH 300mH 50m to first hurdle; 35m in between Height W: 0.76m; Height M: 0.84m
800m 800m  
1500m 1500m  
3000m 3000m  
2000m SC 2000m SC Water Jump is in; Barriers W: 0.76m; Barriers M: 0.84m/0.91m
Cross Country Cross Country W - 3km ; M - 4km
3000m Race Walk 3000m Race Walk  
5000m Race Walk 5000m Race Walk  
High Jump High Jump  
Long Jump Long Jump Regular board
Triple Jump Triple Jump 7m or 9m or 11m board
Pole Vault Pole Vault  
Shot Put Shot Put W- 4kg; M - 5kg
Javelin Javelin W -600g; M - 700g
Discus Discus W - 1kg; M 1.5kg
Hammer Hammer Optional - W - 4kg ; M - 5kg;
Octathlon Heptathlon  

Junior - ages 18 & 19

As per IAAF and Athletics Canada Rules and Technical Standards

Junior Men's Track and Field Championships

Track 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1,500m, 5,000m, 110m Hurdles (99 cm),
400m Hurdles (91.4 cm), 3,000m steeplechase, 4x100m, 4x400m
Race Walking 10km walk
Jumps High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Pole Vault
Throws Shot, Discus, Javelin, Hammer
Combined Events Decathlon
Cross Country - 5,000m to 8,000m

Junior Women's Track and Field Championships

Track 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1,500m, 3,000m, 100m Hurdles (84 cm),
400m Hurdles (76.2 cm), 2,000m steeplechase, 4x100m, 4x400m
Race Walking 10km walk
Jumps High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Pole Vault
Throws Shot, Discus, Javelin, Hammer
Combined Events Heptathlon
Cross Country - 4,000m to 6,000m

Senior - ages 20+

As per IAAF and Athletics Canada Rules and Technical Standards

Senior Men's Track and Field Championships

Track 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1,500m, 5,000m, 10,000m
110m Hurdles, 400m Hurdles, 3,000m steeplechase, 4x100m, 4x400m
Race Walking 20km walk
Jumps High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Pole Vault
Throws Shot, Discus, Javelin, Hammer
Combined Events Decathlon
Cross Country - 8,000m to 12,000m
Road Running - distances up to and including Marathon

Senior Women's Track and Field Championships

Track 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1,500m, 5,000m, 10,000m,
100m Hurdles, 400m Hurdles, 3000m steeplechase, 4x100m, 4x400m
Race Walking 20km walk
Jumps High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Pole Vault
Throws Shot, Discus, Javelin, Hammer
Combined Events Heptathlon
Cross Country - 6,000 to 8,000m
Road Running - distances up to and including Marathon

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