Leinster Dates for the 2020 XC Season:
TBC - Even Ages, Junior & Senior - Stradbally Hall, Laois
TBC - Uneven Ages, Novice & Master (Provisionally) - Venue TBC
These dates are provisionally and are depended on Covid-19 Restricitons enforce at the time...
Our XC Secretary is working dilgently to secure a venue for the second weekend.
- There will not be any club competition this year for Even Age races, no club entries nor indivdual entries.
- There will only be a maximum of 8 athletes allowed to enter from each county in U11-U19 races.
- A decision has yet to be made on the Unevens club teams, but current restricitons makes it extremely diffcult.
- There will not be any U10 non-championship race.
- There will not be any spectators allowed into the course.
- Juvenile athletes will be entitled to be accompanied by one parent only.
- Age Groups will be based on 2020 Season for Juveniles & Juniors, 2021 AAI Club Membership required after Janurary.
Points 1 and 2 above were difficult decisions, but had to be taken. It will be up to County Boards to determine the 8 athletes that will be entered from each County for the Juvenile Races.
Top 15 Juvenile go forward to National,
For Senior Athletes there is Qualifications this year to National: (ONLY FOR 2020 Season)
- First 3 Clubs from Leinster Championships (Excluding Dublin as they qualify via own championships)
- Plus First 6 individuals from Leinster Championships (excluding those already qualified on club teams & Dublin Athletes)
- Plus 2019 club and individual winners
- Plus up to 23 places available to elite/HP/U23 athletes based on European Cross Championship participation over the last 3 years