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Club Events

Derby Athletic Club Teams compete at all levels and age groups:

Competition Information

Competitions have been planned for summer 2022 as normal. 

Northern League

Our athletes both male and female, Masters to U17s, compete in the Northern League.

Senior Athletes are over 20 years of age, can be of any ability as long as they bring their very best efforts to any event they participate in for Derby Athletic Club.

For more information please see the Northern League website or email DAC Northern League contact Paul Blakey on Coaching@derbyathleticclub.co.uk.

Northern League events for 2022:

  • Saturday 30 April at Moorways
  • Sunday 12 June at Doncaster
  • Sunday 10 July at Boston
  • Saturday 6 August at Spinkhill

Derbyshire Mini-League

Mini-League is organised by Derbyshire Athletics and is run for U11s to U15s.

Events consist of Track and Field, Sports hall and Cross Country Competitions in a league format for Derbyshire Athletic Clubs.

Any Derby Athletic Club member in the age groups above can enter by signing up on the team sheets usually available in the Clubroom noticeboard. Derbyshire Athletics website carries news updates about Derbyshire Mini-League. Contact Karl Ponty, email juniors@derbyathleticclub.

Mini-League events for 2022 – all at Moorways, first event 10am:

  • Saturday 23 April 
  • Saturday 28 May
  • Saturday 25 June
  • Saturday 16 July

Youth Development League Lower

YDL  Lower is a league for U13 and U15 athletes.

Points for the team are won through athletes’ performances. The team is selected from those athletes who have announced their availability.

Team Managers will choose the team (two athletes per event) and publish this with plenty of notice. To advise of their availability for events, members should sign up in the Clubroom or contact their team manager. Further information about YDL is on the YDL website (Derby AC competes in the Midland section). Contact Karl Ponty, email juniors@derbyathleticclub.

YDL LAG events for summer 2022:

  • Sunday 8 May, Burton
  • Saturday 21 May, Moorways
  • Sunday 3 July, Mansfield
  • Saturday 30 July, Milton Keynes (final, if club team qualifies)

Youth Development League Upper

YDL Upper is a league for U17s and U20s. Points for the club are based on your performances. The team is selected from those athletes who have announced their availability.

Team Managers will choose the team (two athletes per event) and publish these with plenty of notice. To advise of their availability for events, members must sign-up in the Clubroom or contact your team manager. Further information about YDL is on the YDL website (Derby AC competes in the Midland section). Email DAC YDL UAG contact Paul Blakey on Coaching@derbyathleticclub.co.uk.

YDL (Upper) Team Managers: Paul Blakey and Paul Martin

  • YDL UAG events for summer 2022:
  • Sunday 24 April, Moorways
  • Sunday 29 May, Banbury
  • Sunday 26 June, Burton
  • Sunday 7 August, Milton Keynes (final, if club team qualifies)

Open events

There are various open events which DAC athletes are welcome to enter. There is an additional cost involved for open events and entries must be submitted before the event deadline.

Open events for summer 2022 include:

Derby Athletics Development Association (DADA) track and field evening events at Moorways (for entry details go to the run-jump-throw website):

  • Tuesday 12 April
  • Tuesday 3 May
  • Tuesday 14 June
  • Tuesday 12 July
  • Tuesday 9 August
  • Tuesday in September – TBC

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire County Championships, Saturday and Sunday, 14 and 15 May, at Moorways – for booking form click here: https://www.race-results.co.uk/onlineentries/user/login.php?raceid=4419

Cross Country and Road Races

The Club supports the North Midlands Cross Country Leagues throughout the winter months (October to January).

This League offers races for Seniors/Masters, Under 17, Under 15, Under 13 and Under 11 for both females and males.

Teams are entered in to the Northern and National Cross Country Championships (including relays) in all age groups and both sexes.

Teams are also entered in to the Northern and National Road Relays in September/October and April.

In September/October the Senior Men race over 6 stages, the Women over 4 stages and the Under 17s, Under 15s, and Under 13s race over 3 stages.

In the April Relays the men’s team comprises 12 stages (they qualify for the Nationals via the Northern) and the women’s over 6 stages and they can enter the Nationals direct without having to qualify.

Please take a look on the committee or contact us page to view contact details for the relevant team managers or alternatively contact our competitions officer for details, Richard Wilson

In addition, there are the County Championships, for Cross Country (individual entry) in January covering all age groups and both genders.

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