Dates for 2020
First Rounds : Monday 4th May to Friday 15th May.
Regional Finals : Wednesday 3th June to Wednesday 17th June
Cup Final : Saturday 4th July
Cup Final Location
Bedford International Athletic Stadium
Juniors (under 14)
Intermediates (under 16)
Entries must be made and paid for online only.
Entries will open in first week of December.
Midnight, 28th February 2020
Changes to be made for 2020
- Intermediate Girls teams increased from 12 to 14 athletes
- Regions increased from 7 to 8 - London North added
- London North is now Herts, London, Middlesex
- South East is now Kent, Surrey, Sussex
- Leicestershire moves to North Midlands
- Gloucestershire moves to Midlands
The ESAA Track & Field Cup is a competition between school teams
Each school can enter one team in each of the following age groups:
Ages are as at 31st August at the end of the school year in which the competition is held.
- Junior Boys (at least 12, but under 14 years)
- Junior Girls (at least 12, but under 14 years)
- Intermediate Boys (at least 14, but under 16 years)
- Intermediate Girls (at least 14, but under 16 years)
Normally Juniors are years 7 & 8, and Intermediates
are years 9 & 10. Don't forget that the years advance by one during the summer holidays.
The competition is held in 3 rounds
- Preliminary rounds are held between teams within each County - there
may be a number of competitions held within each County depending on the number of teams entered.
- The highest scoring teams in the first round competition progress to one of 7 Regional A Finals,
and all other qualifiers progress to Regional B Finals.
- The leading team from each Regional A Final then progresses to the Cup Final, together with the
5 highest scoring teams from across the Country.
Teams comprise 12 athletes for Junior Girls, and 14 athletes for Intermediate Girls,
Junior Boys, and Intermediate Boys.
Each athlete may do no more than
two events: one track and one field event; one track and the relay; one field event and the relay. All
teams MUST have a relay team.
Competitions are scored on a points basis where better performances gain more points.
Entering teams, and all event administration, is done online.
All details are available online - download the information, rules, and awards details from the
menu on the left.