Track & Field Championships

About the Schools Track & Field Championships

ESAA are delighted to announce their return to Birmingham in 2024.
Athletes are selected to represent their County Teams in three age group categories; Junior, Intermediate and Senior. The championship in 2024 will be the 93rd English Schools’ Track and Field Championships.

Additional Information

Athletes are selected to represent their County Teams in three age group categories; Junior, Intermediate and Senior.

Age groups differ according to the competition rules but are usually defined as being under a specified age on 31st August at the end of the current school year. The age groups are identified in the competition rules in the competition area on the website or in the ESAA Handbook. 

The only county you can compete for in the ESAA Track and Field Championships, the Combined Events and Race-Walking Championships and the Cross-Country Championships is the county to which your schools is affiliated.  

Athletes are selected for their county Schools’ team to participate in the ESAA Track and Field Championships, the Combined Events and Race-Walking Championships and the Cross-Country Championships. There is a maximum size for county teams:

Group A – 70 athletes

Group B – 40 athletes

Group C – 32 athletes

Group D – 24 athletes


  • Friday 12th – Saturday 13th July | Track and Field Championships | Birmingham Alexander Stadium

On behalf of the 46 County Schools’ Associations, ESAA would like to thank England Athletics for their very generous support.


Entry Standards for 2024

Athletes are expected to achieve the current standards in order to attend this year’s Championships at Birmingham.



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