Track & Field Meet Sanctioning

Sanction Your Track & Field Event with BC Athletics

Step 1: List Event on BC Athletics Calendar of Events

  • Events seeking World Athletics sanctioning must be submitted 75 days prior to the start of the event, all other events must be submitted at least 30 days in advance. 

Step 2: Complete the Sanctioning Application

Step 3: Approval of Sanctioning

Once the BC Athletics office has received all of the above information your sanction request will be processed. You will recieve an invoice for the applicable sanction fees, alternatively you can send a cheque to BC Athletics. Additionally, the Meet Director will recieve a copy of the Certificate of Insurance for your event.  This will confirm that your event has been sanctioned.

Step 4: Add your events to the published list of events here

  • Please update this spreadsheet in the event of any event additions or deletions 

Step 5: Post Event Submission Form & Results 

  • Event results must be submitted to the Track & Field Program Manager - within 24 hours of the conclusion of the event. BC Athletics will forward results to Athletics Canada for inclusion into the National Rankings.
  • Submit your Post Event Submission Form within 30 days of the conclusion of the event. BC Athletics will invoice you for final payment.

Track & Field Event Membership Requirements

All BC Athletics sanctioned events require that all the participants/entrants be annual athlete members of BC Athletics or the equivalent from another provincial, state or national athletics association. Those who are not can become BC Athletics members for the Day(s) of the event. 

Liability Insurance Coverage for BC Athletics Sanctioned Events

BC Athletics sanctioned events are required to have liability insurance. Event organizers can choose to:

  1. Provide their own Alternative Liability Insurance coverage as approved by BC Athletics. (Additional Forms must be included as part of sanctioning application). 
    1. Waiver and Indemnity Form
    2. BC Athletics Alternative Liability Insurance Checklist
  2. Obtain coverage provided through BC Athletics.

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