QUALIFYING EVENTS FOR 2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES
August 25, 2017  

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ASA will announce the ASA Preparation Squad for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, and the revenant Selection Criteria, during the 1st week of September 2017.

The 2018 Commonwealth Games will take place on 04-15 April 2018, and as a result the qualification period for athlete who wishes to qualify for the 2018 Commonwealth Games will end on 31 December 2017.

To ensure that athletes have a fair opportunity to qualify for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, ASA requested  members to confirm which Track and Field Events will be hosted by the provinces during the 4th quarter of this year. The following events were extracted from the 2017 Provincial Fixtures Lists and are confirmed as events that will take place:

 

DATES

PROV.

VENUE

14 October 2017

AFS

Bloemfontein

21 October 2017

WPA

Parow

4 November 2017

WPA

Greenpoint

11 November 2017

AFS

Bloemfontein

11 November 2017

AGN

Tuks

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WPA

Greenpoint

18 November 2017

AGN

Tuks

02 December 2017

AGN

Tuks

09 December 2017

WPA

Parow

15 December 2017

WPA

Greenpoint

 

ASA noted that only AFS; WPA and AGN have confirmed that their events will indeed take place. ASA would like to congratulate the mentioned members on their punctuality. ASA request all Members to confirm before 31 August 2017 if the above list of events is the only events that will be hosted.

It must be noted that once the list is confirmed and signed off on 31 August 2017, only performances achieved at the above-mentioned list as confirmed on 31 August 2017, will be eligible for selection for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Issued by: ASA