From the first meet of the year. Saturday, January 5th. Over 400 athletes involved on the kick-off event of the year, all leading up to the Carifta Games. Photo: Kermit Taylor / Bahamas Athletics
Nassau, Bahamas - The first meet of the year was held in Nassau on January 5th.
The Odd Distance Track and Field Meet began the 83 day
countdown to CARIFTA 2013 and will act as a measuring stick by coaches
and athletes to test fitness and progress going into the new season.
Athletes home for the holidays were expected to compete in the event, which had over 400 entries.
Here's what's coming up for the year from the
Bahamas Association of Athletics Associations (BAAA):
2013 BAAA COMPETITION CALENDAR
5 Odd Distance Meet TAR Stadium, Nas. BAAA
11-12 T-Bird Flyers Classic G.B Sports Complex G.B.
19 Mary Nabb Relays G.B Sports Complex G.B.
20 Marathon Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas Sunshine Ins
26 High School Relays TAR Stadium BAAA
2 Star Performers Track Classic TAR Stadium Star Trackers
8-9 North Andros HS Invitational Nicholls, Tn. And N. Andros HS
8-9 Golden Eagles Track Classic G.B Sports Complex Golden Eagles
15-16 Club Monica Classic TAR Stadium Club Monica
26-28 GSSSA School Championships TAR Stadium GSSSA
1 GSSSA School Championships TAR Stadium GSSSA
6-8 BAISS School Championships TAR Stadium BAISS
15-16 Carifta Trials TAR Stadium BAAA
17 NACAC Cross Country Port of Spain, Trinidad NACAC
29-31 CARIFTA GAMES TAR Stadium BAAA
1 CARIFTA GAMES TAR Stadium BAAA
5-6 College of the Bahamas Invitational TAR Stadium Brad Cooper
13 Chris Brown Track & Field Invitational TAR Stadium Chris Brown
18-20 National High Schools Championships TAR Stadium BAAA
26-27 PENN RELAYS Philadelphia P.A. University of Pennsylvania
1 Curacao Permit Meet Curacao, N.A.
4 Jamaica Permit Meet Kingston, Jam. JAAA
4 Guadaloupe Permit Meet Guadaloupe
4 Silver Lightning Track Classic TAR Stadium Silver Lightning
8 Cayman Islands Permit Meet George Town, Cayman CIAAA
11 Fritz Grant Track Classic TAR Stadium Ambassadors
11 Santo Domingo Permit Santo Domingo, DR
18 Ponce Permit Meet Ponce, PR Victor Lopez
22-24 Primary Schools Championships TAR Stadium Min of Sports
25 Proposed Pioneers Classic TAR Stadium Ruper Gardiner
25-26 Golden Eagles Invitational G.B. Sports Complex Golden Eagles
31 Age Group Championships TAR Stadium BAAA
1 Age Group Championships TAR Stadium BAAA
7-8 Junior Nationals TAR Stadium BAAA
14-15 Thomas A Robinson Classic TAR Stadium Silver Lightning
21-22 BAAA NATIONALS TAR Stadium BAAA
29-30 CAC Age Group – Curacao CURACAO
2-4 Pan Am Jr. Championships Lima, Peru
10-18 World T&F Championships Moscow, Russia IAAF