SHI 2017 – Selection Policy
Senior Home International 2017 is to be hosted by Northern Ireland on 9-10 September in County Fermanagh. The England team will comprise 9 x men (6 open, 3 x M20) and 9 women (6 open, 3 x W20).
Selections will use the results of the races listed below, with results at the JK Long and British Long being given the most significance.
|26-Feb||Northern Championships (UKOL)|
|18-Mar||BUCS Championships (a selection race for M/W20s only)|
|26-Mar||Midlands Championships (UKOL)|
|15-Apr||Jan Kjellstrom Orienteering Festival (UKOL) Middle Distance|
|16-Apr||Jan Kjellstrom Orienteering Festival (UKOL) Long Distance|
|06-May||British Long Championships (UKOL)|
All known form will be considered as the Selectors recognise that some athletes choose to live abroad. Results from high quality races other than those listed, including international competitions, will be considered. Athletes are advised to contact the Selectors to highlight results from other races that they wish to be considered.
If M20 or W20 competitors run in the Open class in an event then their results will be taken into account on an adjusted (for climb) mpk basis. M35/40 or W35/40 competitors are encouraged to run Open/21E if they seek selection, nevertheless their results in class will be taken into account on the same (adjusted) basis.
Some early M21 and W21 selections may be made by 23 April based on the races up to 16 April. Full selections will be made and promulgated by 1 June.
Selectors: Martin Ward (SYO, Chairman), Sarah Rollins (SN), John Duckworth (DVO)