FAQs

  • What Options are there for payment?

You should pay by Paypal at the time of entry to avoid disappointment if your entry is deleted later.  Follow the link on the Home page – top R – Athlete drop down - Payment.

 

  • How will my entry be confirmed?

You will receive an email to say your entry has been received and a Paypal receipt after payment. 

 

  •  What is the Closing date for registration?

 Midnight Wednesday 24th May 2017.

 

  • Will I have to pay even if I do not compete?

 YES. You should pay at time of Registration. Any athlete who has not paid by the closing date will be removed from the entry lists.

 

  • Will the meeting be held under UKA or IAAF rules?

 Under IAAF Rules

 

  • When will we know what time we are competing?

 Final information will be emailed to all competitors after the entry closing date giving times and details of when to report, etc by their relevant Event Organiser.  It will also be put on the web site just in case!

 

  • Is there a limit to the number of events I can enter?

 NO. But please be aware of potential clashes as the timetable of events will be constructed by the individual events not overall.

 

  • Can my Coach get in free?

 YES – they will need to bring their Coaching Licence with them on the day to show at the Spectator Entrance.

 

  • What are the rules about kit?

 You may wear any kit so long as it conforms to IAAF and UKA rules.

 

  • If I am on the RESERVE list, when will I know for certain that I can compete?

 There is no reserve list this year.  Providing you met the relevant criteria set and paid your entry fee all entries will be accepted.

 

  • Will there be a Physio available?

 Yes there will be a Doctor, a Physio and hopefully a number of masseurs situated in the bottom of the warm-up area. 

 

  • Will I be able to use my IPod/ Headphones in the warm up area?

 NO – this is for safety reasons and will be strictly applied by all Officials and Stadium Staff.

 

  • Will I be able to take my mobile phone / IPod / MP3 into the arena?

NO – all mobile phone/IPod/MP3 etc will need to be left with your Coach/Family for safekeeping until after your event. Anyone found with these in the Arena will be disqualified from the competition.

 

  • Where will I be able to see results?

These will be displayed in the Warm Up Area as soon as possible after the conclusion of each event. They will also be published on the web site and sent to Power of 10 for publication.

 

  • How can I book accommodation?

There are a number of hotels you could use in Bedford.  Try the Park Inn, (01234 799988), Travel Lodge, Premier Inn, The Swan Hotel, the Barns Hotel and many smaller guest houses.

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