Event Information

Date: Friday 10 May 2024

Venue: Queens Park Stadium

Organiser: scottishathletics

Organiser Email: events@scottishathletics.org.uk

Level: UKA Level 1

Closing Date: Thursday 25 April 2024



National Outdoor Open




ALL EVENTS (including 5000m) (INVERNESS)


Help Wanted

To help us to build a culture of success across our sport, we request that all clubs with 3+ athletes entered in the District Championships or National Open provide a minimum of 3 named volunteers at their respective venue. These named volunteers will be essential to the smooth running of the events in each of the 3 venues. For more details, please contact events@scottishathletics.org.uk


Entries Information

Entries Open: 1000hrs Thursday 28th March 2024

All Entries Close: 1700hrs Thursday 25th April 2024 or as events sell out

All entries must be submitted online through the individual or club portals. No late entries will be accepted. If you experience online entry problems please email
events@scottishathletics.org.uk before 1700hrs on the closing date. Emails submitted after this time will not be accepted as an entry.  If an entry is not followed by two confirmation e-mails (entry information and payment), please contact us as your entry may not have been fully completed.


Entry costs (per event):

Senior / U20 £10 per event


  • Sprint Events – The top 16 ranked athletes on time from round one will qualify for the second run.
  • Results from round 1 will be used to seed races in round 2.
  • Horizontal Jumps and Throws – all athletes will receive 3 trials with the top 6 athletes receiving a further 3 trials.
  • Indicative High Jump and Pole Vault starting heights can be found in the provisional timetable. The final heights and progressions will be confirmed in the final timetable and pre-event athlete information.


Please note, you will not be able to enter if your scottishathletics membership is out of date, and/or if you have any other outstanding fees due to scottishathletics. If your membership has expired, or is set to expire before the date of the competition, you must renew your membership in order to be eligible to enter.


All athletes must either be a member of scottishathletics OR a member of their home National Governing Body (if not Scottish).

Club Representation

  • Any scottishathletics athlete who is a first claim member of a non-Scottish club in addition to being a member of a Scottish club, should compete for their Scottish club in all scottishathletics events.
  • Any athlete who does not have a Scottish club affiliation may compete for their non-Scottish club in scottishathletics events, on the provision that they are a member of their home National Governing Body
  • Any scottishathletics athlete who is a member of more than one Scottish Club can choose which club they intend to represent. This must be confirmed at the point of entry through the entry form. This is regardless of their membership status with each club (ie. 1st/2nd claim).
  • Athletes may only compete for one Scottish Club in scottishathletics Championship events over the course of any competition year (running annually from 1st October), i.e. athletes must compete for the same club in District and National Championships or indoors and outdoors (except track and field relays).


Age Groups

Under 18 (Performance Only): Born 1 Jan 2007 – 31 Dec 2008

Under 20: Born 1 Jan 2005 - 31 Aug 2007

Senior: Born on or before 31 Dec 2004

Masters: 35 and over on day of competition. Masters compete as Seniors in this event, unless a specific request is made in advance (prior to entries closing) for eg. Masters hurdles heights.

Waiting Lists

  • Athletes wishing to enter an event that has reached capacity can sign up to the waiting list online. They will be contacted if a space becomes available.
  • If an athlete has entered an event and wants to withdraw before entries close, please email events@scottishathletics.org.uk as soon as possible so that an athlete on the waiting list may be offered the opportunity to compete.
  • Waiting list entries will be ranked and spaces offered on a priority basis.
  • All waiting lists will close on the Friday of the week prior to the event weekend, on the same day that final entries lists will be published.


Other Information

As a policy, scottishathletics does not provide refunds. However, if an event receives fewer than 3 entries, the Championship Committee reserves the right to cancel that event. If no other suitable arrangement can be made, a refund may be offered.


All entrants, either by Team Manager or Individually are asked to confirm agreement to the following conditions:

  • Permission that photographs may be taken and used for PR/Marketing purposes.
  • Permission for doping control tests to be carried out in accordance with the set procedures and regulations concerning such testing: https://www.ukad.org.uk/anti-doping-rules
  • Entered athletes are medically fit to compete, have no medical issues or disability that would endanger themselves or others by taking part and will not compete unless fit to do so on the day.

Exceptions to these conditions must be communicated to events@scottishathletics.org.uk following the entry. scottishathletics reserves the right to review and amend Terms & Conditions without prior notice or consultation. 


FINAL Timetable
Athlete Information
Hurdle Specs