English Orienteering Council

Junior Selection Policy – Ward Junior Home International 2014

Selection for the England team for the Ward Junior Home International to be held in the autumn near Oban, Scotland on 30th and 31st August 2014 will be based on results in the following races

Southern Championships 26th January 2014
JK Day 2 19th April 2014
JK Day 3 20th April 2014
Northern Championships 4th May 2014

The team is made up of 4 juniors from each of the following age classes; M&W 14, M&W 16, M&W 18.

M/W18’s seeking selection would be expected to run M/W18E courses at selection races. (On day 2 of the JK this will be a middle distance race; on Day 3 it is a long distance race)

M/W16’s seeking selection would be expected to run M/W16A courses at the selection races and M/W14’s seeking selection would be expected to run M/W14A courses at the selection races.

The Selectors expect that any athlete wishing to represent England will successfully complete at least three of the above races.

Illness or Injury;
All cases of illness or injury which may affect an athlete’s ability to compete fully or at all in one of the above selection races should be notified in writing to the Selectors prior to the running of that race, clearly explaining why.

England Junior Selectors;

Keith Marsden (SEOA) Hilary Palmer (EMOA) Tim Tett (YHOA)