Following the publication of the final GBR Selection Policy, and in light of season competition disruptions, athletes that wish to be considered for a discretionary selection are invited to submit an application to BF by midday on 16th January 2022.
The 2022 Junior European Championships are scheduled to begin at the start of March, the proposed host city of Novi Sad, Serbia. The event schedule and reglements are yet to be published.
Selection for this event will be in accordance with the GBR Selection Policy, which is approved by the Board.
Athletes that have achieved the minimum qualification standards set out in the policy are not required to apply for a discretionary selection.
To be considered for selection athletes must complete an online GBR Discretionary Selection Form by the published date. This includes uploading the most recent BF Athlete Assessment document, which is expected to be completed by the athlete and their personal coach.
The Policy states the general grounds of discretionary selection (6.2) for juniors:
15 .*The decision-making process will include reviewing the submitted Athlete Assessment which is based on the published BF Pathway Stages and components. Athletes will be assessed against the minimum Pathway Standards:
The Athlete Assessment form for the Junior European Championships will be initially based on the T3 Pathway Stage. It is recommended but not required that athletes ask their personal coaches to input into the assessment process.
To access the Athlete Assessment Form and supporting resources designed to help athletes and their personal coaches complete the form, please click the link below:
How do I complete the Athlete Assessment form?
If you have not completed this assessment form before, there are supporting resources to help you available in the link above, along with the assessment form that can be downloaded. We recommend that athletes copy and paste most of the information requested by BF from their existing personal development plans managed by athletes and their personal coaches.
Where do I upload the form?
The Athlete Assessment form should be uploaded as part of the GBR Discretionary Selection Form.
What is the deadline?
Midday on 16th January 2022. Applications received late or incomplete after this deadline will not be considered.
Appeals & Complaints (13) (extract from the Selection Policy)
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