Selection period extended for Commonwealth Youth Games

Friday 27th January 2023

2023 Athletics Selection Policy

scottishathletics and Commonwealth Games Scotland can confirm an extension to the qualifying period for selection for the Commonwealth Youth Games later this year.

Originally scheduled for 2021 and postponed due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the Trinbago Commonwealth Youth Games will take place from 4-11 August 2023.

The sports will take place in two clusters, one in Couva, Trinidad and the other in Tobago, to bring a diverse perspective of the twin island country to the nations of the Commonwealth, as well as showcase a festival of the countryโ€™s activities.

We are pleased to confirm that the qualifying period will now run to Sunday 11 June. This adds three extra weekends and a number of significant events which will offer qualifying performance opportunities.

Commonwealth Games Scotland has allocated a maximum of seven places to track and field within Youth Team Scotland for the Trinbago games.

The selection period starts on 1 January 2023 and runs through to June 11.

Eligible age category for athletics for the Commonwealth Youth Games is for Men and Women who are born in either 2007 or 2006.

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