The 23rd staging of the Purewater/JC Track & Field Development Meet opens the 2016 track and field season today (January 9) on the school grounds at 189 old hope road, starting at 8:30 a.m.
The Purewater/JC meet is one of the qualifying meets for boys & girls athletics championships which will have its 106th staging this year.
The first competitive category will be for schools of all types with participation in all classes. The second category will comprise a mix of clubs and institutions with males and females in separate competition.
Events to be contested:
The events will be 100m, 800m, 3000m(f) and 5000m(m). There will be 70m, 80m, 100m and 110m hurdles while field events that will be held this year are long jump, discus, high jump, shot put and pole vault.
A maximum of four (4) competitors per class per team per event will be allowed. All teams are requested to wear their regular competition colours.
Awards and incentives
Purewater/JC will again be awarding ten (10) individual trophies to the athletes selected by the judges in each class and category. these will be the most outstanding performers.
This means that a trophy will be awarded to an athlete in each of the eight (8) classes for boys and girls. it is to be noted that the quality of performance by an athlete will not necessarily be judged in terms of points scored.