The South West Sapphire League is available to all who have entered events at the SW Open Series meetings. Enter here for a chance to accumulate points and be in with the opportunity of becoming the regional Sapphire Athletics League champion for 2023!
For the first season of the Sapphire League, only U17s and Seniors will be eligible for ranking points in the following events:
100m, 200m, 800m, 3000m, Long Jump, High Jump, Hammer, Javelin
Athletes in the u15 and u20 age groups can enter the League by moving up an age group into the u17 or Seniors, however throws must be using the older age group weights/implements.
The first Sapphire League events are the Yeovil Olympiads Spring Opens on 8th & 10th April. Performances on both Day 1 or Day 2 are eligible.
For 2023 the confirmed “South West Open Series” meetings so far are;
i. Yeovil Open 8th April 2023
ii. Yeovil Open 10th April 2023
iii. Yate Throws and Jumps Open 15th April 2023
iv. Yate Sprints and Hurdles Open 16th April 2023
v. Exeter Open 25th July 2023
vi. Newquay and Par Open 19th August 2023
vii. Yeovil Games Open Meeting Sept Date TBC
viii. Bournemouth Open Meeting Sept Date TBC
You must have an official entry into the open meeting confirmed BEFORE you enter the Sapphire League.
Entry fees for individual Open Meetings are separate and paid at time of entry to the organising club.
For your performance to be eligible for the Sapphire League Rankings you must enter prior to the day of your first event.
To be eligible for prizes, you must enter at least 3 of the 8 Open meetings
League Fees are £10 for 1 event, £15 for 2 and £20 for 3. This is a one off fee and covers the whole season
Closing date for performances to be eligible from the first event is Friday 7th April 2023