When: July 16-22, 2017 (Week 1)
Head Coach: Matt Blewett
**Updated May 29**
Any athletes who are attending the Advanced Track camp and wish to be considered for the Legion team are requested to compete at the Tri-Province-Western Canada Challenge Track meet, July 14-16. Information regarding registration will be available on the Athletics Manitoba website http://athleticsmanitoba.com/events/track-field/2017-outdoor/ Athletes who are not part of the Tri-Province team can register as an OPEN athlete. If you have any questions or If an athlete is unable to attend the trials July 14-16 due to their participation in the Francophone games or other commitment please advise Matt Blewett at gmail%23com|mblewetthome.
Athletes 15-to-17 years-of-age specialize in events and receive advanced training led by international, national and provincial coaches. Our goal is to make sure each athlete gains added knowledge and skills in their area of specialization. In addition to daily training sessions, staff provides lectures, films and demonstrations on the latest training techniques. We also focus on other aspects of competition including nutrition, relaxation and discipline. We will offer rules and officials training as well as the event training.
From The Basic and Advanced Track Camp at total of 36 athletes will be selected to attend the 2017 Legion Youth National Championships to be held August 9th-15th Brandon, MB. All expenses paid.
The Championships are open to both boys and girls in the following age categories:
a) 15 years and under, as of 31 December in the year of the championships; and
b) 17 years and under, as of 31 December in the year of the championships.