Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships


The Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships is an annual track and field competition organized by the Royal Canadian Legion and sanctioned by Athletics Canada. It serves as the Canadian youth national championships for the sport.

Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships
SportTrack and field
Founded1977[1]
CountryCanada
Related
competitions
Canadian Track and Field Championships Canadian Junior Track and Field Championships
Official websitehttp://www.youth.athletics.ca/

History


Male runners at the Legion National youth Track and Field Championships in 2013.

The Royal Canadian Legion has been involved in youth athletics in the 1950s. In 1977 the first Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships were held at Oromocto, New Brunswick.[1] In 2010 the Championships were designated at the national youth championships by Athletics Canada.[2]

Host Locations


Year Location
2019 Sydney, NS
2018 Brandon, MB
2017 Brandon, MB
2016 Ste. Therese, QC
2015 Ste. Therese, QC
2014 Langley, BC
2013 Langley, BC
2012 Charlottetown, PE
2011 Ottawa, ON
2010 Ottawa, ON
2009 Sherbrooke, QC
2008 Sherbrooke, QC
2007 Oromocto, NB
2006 Burnaby, BC
2005 Edmonton, AB
2004 Sudbury, ON
2003 Kitchener/Waterloo, ON
2002 Sherbrooke, QC
2001 Sherbrooke, QC
2000 Calgary, AB
1999 Sudbury, ON
1998 Prince George, BC
1997 St. John's, NF
1996 Sherbrooke, QC
1995 Winnipeg, MB
1994 Ottawa, ON
1993 Saskatoon, SK
1992 Calgary, AB
1991 Toronto, ON
1990 St. John's, NF
1989 Victoria, BC
1988 Quebec, QC
1987 Calgary, AB
1986 Sudbury, ON
1985 Saskatoon, SK
1984 Halifax, NS
1983 Ottawa, ON
1982 Oromocto, NB
1981 Hamilton, ON
1980 Saskatoon, SK
1979 St. John's, NF
1978 Peace Garden, MB
1977 Oromocto, NB

References


  1. "Breaking Records At Track And Field". Legion Magazine. 1 November 2007. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  2. "A Proud History". Royal Canadian Legion. Retrieved 1 July 2014.