ESAA Combined Events Championships

The ESAA Combined Events are held over two rounds.

The Regional rounds are normally held on the fourth weekend in June

  • There are 6 regions in the UK.
  • Humberside competes in the North East Region
  • Northumberland. Durham, Cleveland, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire & South Yorkshire are the other counties in the NE Region

The Final is normally held on the 3rd Saturday in September and the day after. Age Groups:

Juniors (U15) Years 8 & 9
Intermediates (U17) Years 10 & 11
Seniors (U19) Years 12 & 13

Combined Events teams 4 athletes per age group per gender

The team result is the points’ totals of the leading 3 athletes in the team.

Pathway to the National Final from the Regional rounds:

  • the highest scoring County team goes through to the Final
  • plus the two highest scoring individuals not otherwise in a team
  • additionally, the 9 highest scoring athletes from across the Country who are not otherwise included will also qualify for the National Final, making a total of 45 athletes in each age group Final.

With 270 athletes at the Combined Events Final, each doing from 5 to 10 events, the two days of competition provide an amazing spectator experience.

Past ESAA Champions, and record holders, include Dean Macey (World Championships Silver Medallist). A Recent ESAA Champion and record holder was Katarina Johnson Thompson and Jessica Ennis was actually only ever 2nd!

Age Group Competition Events
Junior Boys Yr 8 & 9 Pentathlon 80m Hurdles, Shot, Long Jump, High Jump, 800m
Junior Girls Yr 8 & 9 Pentathlon 75mHurdles, Shot, Long Jump, High Jump, 800m
Inter Boys Yr 10 & 11 Octathlon Day 1 Long Jump, Discus, Javelin, 400m; Day 2 100mH, High Jump, Shot 1500m
Inter Girls Yr 10 & 11 Heptathlon Day 1 80m H, High Jump, Shot, 200m; Day 2 Long Jump, Javelin, 800m
Senior Boys Yr 12 & 13 Decathlon Day 1 100m, Long Jump, Shot, High Jump, 400m; Day 2 110mH, Discus, Pole Vault, Javelin, 1500m
Senior Girls Yr 12 & 13 Heptathlon Day 1 100m, High Jump, Shot, 200m; Day 2 Long Jump, Javelin, 800m

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