U9, U10 and U11 team competitions explained

2017 Mayo Team Competition & Relay Championships U9/10/11’s

23rd April, Claremorris Track

 

Two (2) athletes per team.

Each athlete may compete in two events only,with the same or two different Partners (e.g. Johnny can do 60m with Paddy & Long Jump with Jimmy)

 

Choice of events available per team:

U9 Girls & Boys                    U10 Girls & Boys                 U11 Girls & Boys

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