Athletics regulations for 2021-22 | Published 1 September

Please note: Regulations for the 2021-22 season are subject to change in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

ATH i The BUCS Athletics Championships shall be conducted in accordance with the following BUCS sport specific regulations, the BUCS general regulations, and the UKA (UK Athletics) Rules of Competition. Further event specific requirements, rules, and regulations will be contained within the entry and pre-event information for each Championship.

ATH ii In the event that these regulations contradict the BUCS general regulations, these BUCS sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.

ATH iii In the event that these regulations contradict the UKA (UK Athletics) Rules of Competition, these BUCS sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.


ATH 1 Championships BUCS will host annually the following Championships:

ATH 1.1 10,000m Championships The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers.

ATH 1.2 Combined Events Championships The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers.

ATH 1.3 Cross Country Championships The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers.

ATH 1.4 Indoor Championships The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers.

ATH 1.5 Outdoor Championships The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers.

ATH 2 Disputes at events In line with REG 7.7, should a dispute occur at an event, the event appeal panel for Athletics shall comprise of the Meeting Manager, relevant official and a BUCS Staff Member.

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