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The 2017 dates for Track and Field Fixtures are as follows-

9/4 /2017 Sunday Wirral AC Open Meeting Oval
22/4/2017 Saturday YDL Lower Sheffield (Spinkhill)
30/4/2017 Sunday YDL Upper Wigan
6/5/2017 Saturday Northern Leigh
7/5/2017 Sunday Cheshire Ashton U Lyme
20/5/2017 Saturday YDL Lower Oval, Bebington
28/5/2017 Sunday YDL Upper Crewe
4/6/2017 Sunday Northern Oval, Bebington
18/6/2017 Sunday YDL Lower Leeds
25/6/2017 Sunday YDL Upper Bolton
2/7/2017 Sunday Cheshire Crewe
9/7/2017 Sunday Northern Liverpool
15/7/2017 Saturday YDL Lower Middlesborough
23/7/2017 Sunday YDL Upper Whitehaven
30/7/2017 Sunday Cheshire Warrington
5/8/2017 Saturday Northern Blackburn
19/8/2017 Saturday Northern League Promotion Match ?
3/9/2017 Sunday Cheshire Deeside

In 2017, the U13 and U15 age groups will be in the North Premier 2 Division of the YDL Lower and the U17 and U20 age groups will be the  North West 1 Division of the YDL Upper.  Club teams compete in three nationally based leagues covering all age groups from U13 to Senior, male and female. There are four matches in each league during the summer season.   Team selection, usually two per event per age group, is decided by team mangers and/or captains elected at the club AGM on the basis of performance.

Details of the Youth Development League (YDL), including results from 2016 can be found on the league web-site:

http://www.ukydl.org.uk/

Senior athletes compete in the Northern T&F League Division 3 West.   With some restrictions athletes in the U17 and U20  age  groups can be selected for this league.  Details, including results from 2016 can be found on the league web-page on the Northern Athletics web-site:

http://www.northernathletics.org.uk/track-field-league/

Members can enter the Merseyside and Northern Championships and subject to the appropriate performance level, their Home Country and British Championships.   There are also regular Open meetings organised by clubs in the North West including Wirral AC.