Ottawa to host provincial championship

The Ottawa Lions Track and Field Club are pleased to announce they will play host to the 2014 Athletics Ontario Junior/Senior Championships July 19-20, 2014 at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility at Mooney’s Bay. Ottawa won the right to host the event Thursday night, beating out a bid from London. It will be a busy week of athletics for the nation’s capital in July as Ottawa will also play host to a High Performance Twilight Meet the evening of July 16 and the 3rd Panamerican Combined Events Cup/Canadian Combined Events Championship, which runs July 16-18. The combination of events, dubbed “Athletics Week in Ottawa” by Lions executive director Andy McInnis is expected to bring in more than 700 athletes and coaches to Ottawa.

These events are being made possible by support from Sport Canada, the North America, Central America and Caribbean Athletics Association, Ottawa Tourism, Adidas, Scotiabank, Athletics Canada and Athletics Ontario.

The tentative schedule of the week is listed below:

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

  • Panamerican Combined Events Cup for Youth (U18) and Junior (U20) Ages – Day 1
  • The Canadian Junior Combined Events Championships (U20) – Day 1
  • High Performance Twilight Meet (7-10pm)

Thursday, July 17, 2014

  • Panamerican Combined Events Cup for Youth (U18) and Junior (U20) Ages – Day 2 (conclusion)
  • The Canadian Junior Combined Events Championships (U20) – Day 2 (conclusion)
  • Panamerican Combined Events Cup for Open Division / IAAF Combined Events Challenge Series – Day 1
  • The Canadian Senior Combined Events Championships – Day 1

Friday, July 18, 2014

  • Panamerican Combined Events Cup for Open Division / IAAF Combined Events Challenge Series – Day 2 (conclusion)
  • The Canadian Senior Combined Events Championships – Day 2 (conclusion)
  • Panamerican Combined Event Cup & Canadian Championship Awards Dinner (City Hall) – 8:00 pm

Saturday, July 19, 2014

  • Day 1 – Athletics Ontario Junior and Senior Track & Field Championships (10am to 9pm – 2 sessions)

Sunday, July 20, 2014

  • Day 2 – Athletics Ontario Junior and Senior Track & Field Championships (10am to 5pm – 2 sessions)


Miles Ryan Rowat, B.Sc.(Hons), M.A., M.H.K.
6 Old Country Gate
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