League Rules

1 All athletes must be aged 9 or above on the day of competition
2 a All meetings will be conducted UK Athletics and Forth Valley League Rules.
b All athletes must be current members of the Scottish Membership Scheme.
3 Team Managers should declare their teams in writing no later than 45 minutes prior to the first event.
4 Each club must provide 4 officials, who should appear promptly.
5 a Athletes may compete in 3 events – i.e. 2 track and 1 field or 1 track and 2 field events plus a relay.
b If an athlete exceeds this amount of events, the Penalty = 20 points + points from the last event.
6 Field events (excluding High Jump). Officials are asked to allow all competitors three trials even though a competitor may have missed a round,provided they return before the competition has been completed.
7 a High Jump – Starting Heights to be – Under 11 – 80cm; Under 13 – 90cm; Under 15 – 1metre. Heights to progress by 10cm to 1 metre, then 5cm thereafter
b .When there are only three athletes left the height increase will be decided/agreed by the remaining athletes.
8 Athletes and spectators are reminded to keep clear of the inside of the track and well clear of the Throwing areas.
9 All athletes must wear Club vests and wear numbers front and back in all events except High Jump.
10 Apart from the Hurdles and Relays, each event will be on an A and B string competitor basis. The A and B string races will be run separately in all events up to and including the 400 metres.
11 In events where A and B string competitors take part together the highest placed will score A string points.


PLACING 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th
A String 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9
B String 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Relays 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9
13 PLACING 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
A String 12 11 10 9 8 7
B String 6 5 4 3 2 1
Relays 12 11 10 9 8 7
When clubs have more than one team competing in the League, Athletes competing/declaring at Match 1 must stay with the team for the whole season
You are NOT permitted to change from A Team to B Team or vice versa. The Under 11 Boys/Girls are exempt from this rule