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County Teams & Selections

 

COUNTY COLOURS

Kent County colours are a ROYAL BLUE vest with dark shorts.
The vests can be purchased from Runners Retreat on  http://www.runnersretreat.biz/category.asp?ID=216 
Vest may also be borrowed on the day from the Team Manager

Please do not use your Kent Schools vest.


AVAILABILITY for KENT

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL NEED TO EMAIL THE KENT SELECTORS
TO ADVISE THEM OF YOUR AVAILABILITY TO COMPETE FOR KENT
THERE WILL NO LONGER BE FORMS HANDED OUT AT RACE MEETINGS

Selectors email:- kentaaselect@gmail.com


Representing Kent Track & Field

Representing Kent Track & Field      
Kent AA selection criteria for both Males & Females
AVAILABILITY MUST BE EMAILED TO KENT SELECTORS ON kentaaselect@gmail.com
Kent Qualification                        
Membership of a Kent AA registered club does not mean you are automatically eligible to compete for Kent AA
To compete for Kent AA you either have to have been born in Kent OR been permanently resident in Kent for
at least 9 months prior to the date of competition
  at least 9 months prior to the date of competition
Regional Inter-Counties u13 only              
No designated selection events
Selection based on P-of-10 rankings of performances in Kent Young Athletes League and in YDL's
Names of Selected athletes and Reserves are published 4 weeks before the Inter-Counties
If a selected athlete withdraws, Reserves are contacted in merit order
Head-to-head results  will be used to decide between athletes
Kent colours - vests and shorts                  
Vests either you borrow a used Kent vest for the day from the Team Manager    
  or you order and buy your own brand new Kent vest - use this link County Colours  
 
Next u13 Regional Inter-Counties T & F       Kingsmeadow 28 July 2019    
  2019 TEAM SHEET   u13              
Regional Inter-Counties All age groups except u13        
No pre-selection  -  you either compete in designated selection events or you apply for wildcard nomination
designated qualifying competition - Kent T&F Championships in the same season as the Inter-Counties
Where Main Kent championships (May) are not at Inter-County specifications, Selectors consider suitable alternatives
-- 3,000m selections from performance at Kent 3,000m T&F Championships in the same season as Inter-Counties
-- Steeplechase - if Kent Championship not at Inter-County distance then current season best as listed on P-of-10
--  Relay Teams - from pool of finalists with minimum Grade 3 on day of Main Kent Championships in May
Head-to-head results in the same season as the Inter-Counties will help decide between athletes of similar standard 
Absentees from designated qualifiers            
These athletes may apply for "wildcard consideration" by giving good reason for missing the designated qualifier 
competing in National or International T&F championships or British League on same day as Kent T&F Championships is good reason
competing in other events on the same day as Kent T&F Championships - either on track or other - is not good reason
Wildcard applicants must match or better the season's best of this year's 6th Kent Championship finalist
Head-to-head results between Kent rivals will help decide between athletes of similar standard 
Automatic selection                    
Kent T&F Champion at Inter-County distance or event gains automatic selection provided minimum National Grade 3
was achieved on the day of the Kent Championships
Selection of 2nd string                     
If two athletes are required for an event, the 2nd Kent selection is from a pool comprising the top six Kent AA finalists
plus accepted wildcard applicants
Reserves              
Candidates are from a pool of the top six Kent AA finalists plus accepted wildcard applicants
Reserves are ranked based on performance in the designated competition in the same season of the Inter-counties
Kent Reserves are not required to travel
Age group criteria                      
Senior Team u20s with Senior Grade 3 this season considered for Senior Inter-Counties if no qualified Senior is available
u20 Team u17s with u20 Grade 3 are considered for u20 Inter-Counties only if no qualified u20 is available
u17 Team for u17 athletes only  ie. no u15 or younger
u15 Team for u15 athletes only  ie. no u13
u13 Team for u13 athletes only
Selection procedures                          
Selection is made only from qualified athletes who confirm availability by the advertised deadline
The week after the Kent Championships a list of candidates for each age group is published in merit order (not u13)
. before selections are published, absence is labelled "unavailable"
. after selections are published, absence is labelled "withdrawn"
Four (4) weeks before the Intercounty match, selections are published with Reserves listed in order of merit
When selected athletes withdraw, Reserves are called up in merit order
NB on Inter-County day  NS + NE (No Show + No Explanation)  =  NKS NTS  (No Kent Selection Next Two Seasons)
Availability                     
Please email your availability to kentaaselect@gmail.com
       
Next Regional Inter-Counties      
Seniors   Sunday 14th July    Ashford 2019 TEAM SHEET - Seniors    
                                 
u17   Sunday 21st July   Chelmsford 2019 TEAM SHEET - u17    
u15 & u20 Saturday 07 Sep 19 Horsforth 2019 TEAM SHEET - u15    
2019 TEAM SHEET - u20    
                                   
General enquiries re. Kent Selection kentaaselect@gmail.com    

 


Representing Kent   Road

ROAD RUNNING

Inter Counties 20 miles 4th March 2019 (Essex 20)

The criteria for the Kent team of 4 men and women is as follows:-

Deal Half Marathon on 10th Feb first kent man and women selected
Tunbridge Wells Half Marathon 17th Feb firsy Kent man and women selected

The rest of the team will be made up from those who want to represent Kent with the best times from 1st September 2018
These need to be submitted to the Kent Selectors at kentaaselect@gmail.com  by Monday 18th Feb.
Selections will be made on Wednesday 20th Feb.

 


Representing Kent   Cross Country

 CROSS COUNTRY

CAU Inter Counties 9 March Loughborough

Selection for this event will be based on the Kent Championshios and the SEAA Championships.
Senior Men - After the SEAA race 15 athletes will be selected with the 9 to run selected after the Kent & Surrey League races on 9th February
The first four in each age group at the Kent Championships will gain automatic selection. You MUST run in at least on qualifing race.
Head to head record will also be taken into account with the SEAA result carrying more weight.
Wildcards giving reasons for missing the qualifing races emailed to kentaaselect@gmail.com
ALL ATHLETES MUST EMAIL THEIR AVAILABILITY TO kentaaselect@gmail.com
Possible selections will appear her shortly after the Kent Champs with final selections after the SEAA and cross country league races.

Kent Results

 


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