Track & Field Guide

This document will give a useful insight into the leagues we compete in and how teams are selected. It then goes on to explain other T&F competitions such as districts,  nationals, opens……

T&F Leagues

We enter these as a club with teams selected. Participating and spectating is free at league meetings. Athletes should also have a valid scottishathletics membership to compete and wear the club vest

Fixtures: These will be displayed on our website If you click on any fixture you will be taken to further info for that event such as venue, timetables…… Fixtures are also able to view on the scottishatletics website.

League Availability: Please follow the links in the fixtures page to declare your availability. These will open about one month ahead of each fixture, and will be pushed via whatsapp and social media. Teams will be selected from the replies.  

Selection: We will try and be as fair as possible with selection to ensure we give all a chance. We will inform you of successful selection by email to you and/or via your coach. Any concerns over team selection should always be addressed in the first instance with your coach who in-turn will discuss it with the relevant team manager. Please note in each event we are only allowed two athletes per age group/gender/event.(example U15 Girls 100m = one A string athlete then one B string athlete)

Attending: Simply report to the team manager (usually found at the club banner) to collect your number. All athletes will wear the same team number depending on which string they are in. Their performances are turned into points which count toward the club total. 

LeagueAbbGenderU11U13U15U17U20Sen Master
Forth Valley LeagueFVLM/Fyyynnn
Central & Southern ScotlandCSSALM/Fyyyyyy

Forth Valley League (FVL): We endeavour to give our newer and inexperienced athletes, or those trying out new events. There are three league meetings over the summer.

Central & Southern Scotland League (CSSAL) We will field as strong a team as possible with priority going to the better athletes topped up by our newer athletes Team Managers There are three league meetings over the summer.

Club Champs We will also run our own T&F Championships Watch  for these on chat groups or social media.

Self Entry Events 

Athletes (or their parents)  self enter into these events via the organisers. Links to do so will be on our fixtures page. An entry fee payable to the organiser, and a closing date for entries will apply. When attending these events athletes report to declarations to collect their individual number.

District & National Championships: CAAC are in the East District, these championships are a great stepping stone for the Nationals. At both these you will be competing in your age groups

Grand Prix Series. This is a blend of leagues and individual competition However your performance at GP events are turned into club points as well. There are bespoke GP events for Throws, Jumps, Sprints & Endurance with some Championship events also doubling up as GP events. 

Open Graded Meetings (OGM’s) These are run by either clubs or local authorities The difference is that instead of competing against those of similar age you compete against those of similar standard. These are great opportunities, especially to get some experience if you are new to the sport or wanting to try something different.