Dutch Caribbean Age Group Championships

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Dutch Caribbean Age Group Championships is a championship for young track and field athletes of the islands of the Dutch Kingdom. (Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten, Bonaire, Saba, and Sint Eustatius. It was first held in 2002 on the island of Aruba. Aruba regularly hosts this competition for young track and field athletes every two years in April. They compete in different events and the athlete with the overall most points will be declared the winner. There are two age groups. As of 2010 the official ages have been changed from 10-11 and 12-13 to 11-12 (Pentathlon) and 13-14 (Heptathlon). In every age group each team consists of two boys and two girls.

Events[edit]

The Pentathlon consists of a total of 5 different events. These events are 60 metres, Long Jump, High Jump, Baseball throw and 800 metres (for the girls) and 1000 metres (for the boys).

The Heptathlon consists of a total of 7 different events. These events are 80 metres, Long Jump, High Jump, Baseball throw (added in 2010), shot put, 60 metres hurdles (as of 2010 for the girls), 80 metres hurdles (As of 2010 for the boys) and 1000 metres (for the girls) and 1200 metres (for the boys).

There is also be a 4x100 Relay which will consist out of teams of two boys and two girls.


Dutch Caribbean Age Group Championship Records[edit]

With the changes made in the Age Group ages in 2009, the Aruba Athletics Association has decided to make changes to pre-existing records and started recording all records as of the year 2010. Where for the first time the teams were split in categories U-15 and U-13 opposed to U-14 and U-12. Surinam and St. Eusatius are the only two countries to have a record to their name.

Boys Under 15[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Games Ref Video
80 m 9.87 Mishair Wanga  Bonaire June 2014 2014 Aruba
1200 m 3:47.00 Aldrich Jack  Curaçao June 2014 2014 Aruba
80 m hurdles 11.99 Leshawn Brown  Sint Maarten June 2014 2014 Aruba
High jump 1.70 m Wuill Vrolijk  Aruba June 2014 2014 Aruba
Long jump 5.56 Leshawn Brown  Sint Maarten June 2014 2014 Aruba
Shot put (3 kg) 14.07 Leshawn Brown  Sint Maarten June 2014 2014 Aruba
Baseball throw 74.95 m Wuill Vrolijk  Aruba June 2014 2014 Aruba
Overall Male Penthatlon 4756 pts Wuill Vrolijk  Aruba June 2014 2014 Aruba
4×100 m mixed relay 50.76 Eugene Bouwer
Julianne Dorothal
Xavier Boekhoudt
Jelissa Nedd
 Aruba April 2010 2010 Aruba

Girls Under 15[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Games Ref Video
80 m 10.16 Jelissa Nedd  Aruba April 2010 2010 Aruba
1000 m 3:19.47 Jelissa Nedd  Aruba April 2010 2010 Aruba
60 m hurdles 10.26 Sarahi Sierra  Aruba June 2012 2012 Aruba
High jump 1.55 m Sarahi Sierra  Aruba June 2012 2012 Aruba
Long jump 5.73 Toni Lisa Brown  Aruba June 2014 2014 Aruba
Shot put (3 kg) 9.79 Jelissa Nedd  Aruba April 2010 2010 Aruba
Baseball throw 52.19 m Aureen Lampe  Aruba June 2014 2014 Aruba
Overall Female Penthatlon 4007 pts Jelissa Nedd  Aruba April 2010 2010 Aruba
4×100 m mixed relay 50.76 Eugene Bouwer
Julianne Dorothal
Xavier Boekhoudt
Jelissa Nedd
 Aruba April 2010 2010 Aruba

Boys Under 13[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Games Ref Video
60 m 8.37 Ken-Jay Obiana  Curaçao April 2010 2010 Aruba
1000 m 3:21.75 Andrew van Pool  Curaçao June 2012 2012 Aruba
High jump 1.45 m Wuill Vrolijk
Quincy Sambre
 Aruba
 Curaçao
June 2012
June 2014
2012 Aruba
2014 Aruba
Long jump 4.91 Suehandrick Paulina  Curaçao June 2014 2014 Aruba
Baseball throw 57.66 m Wuill Vrolijk  Aruba June 2012 2012 Aruba
Overall Male Penthatlon 2826 pts Quincy Sambre  Curaçao June 2014 2014 Aruba
4×100 m mixed relay 54.73 Wuill Vrolijk
Jahleel Heemstadt
Devorah Cecilia
Toni-Lisa Brown
 Aruba June 2012 2012 Aruba

Girls Under 13[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Games Ref Video
60 m 8.31 Toni-Lisa Brown  Aruba June 2012 2012 Aruba
800 m 2:45.84 Sarahi Sierra  Aruba April 2010 2010 Aruba
High jump 1.45 m Urshelay Louisa
Toni-Lisa Brown
 Curaçao
 Aruba
June 2012 2012 Aruba
Long jump 4.75 Toni-Lisa Brown  Aruba June 2012 2012 Aruba
Baseball throw 49.90 m Joanna Benita  Curaçao June 2014 2014 Aruba
Overall Female Penthatlon 2437 pts Toni-Lisa Brown  Aruba June 2012 2012 Aruba
4×100 m mixed relay 54.73 Wuill Vrolijk
Jahleel Heemstadt
Devorah Cecilia
Toni-Lisa Brown
 Aruba June 2012 2012 Aruba

Summary of Championships[edit]

Year City Country Date Venue No. of
Events
No. of
Athletes
Winner
1 2002 Oranjestad  Aruba 12–13 April Stadion Guillermo Prospero Trinidad
2 2004 Oranjestad  Aruba 15–16 April Stadion Guillermo Prospero Trinidad
3 2006 Oranjestad  Aruba 7-8 April Stadion Guillermo Prospero Trinidad  Curaçao
4 2008 Oranjestad  Aruba 11–12 April Stadion Guillermo Prospero Trinidad 10 32  Curaçao
5 2010 Oranjestad  Aruba 23–24 April Stadion Guillermo Prospero Trinidad 11 28  Aruba
6 2012 Oranjestad  Aruba 29–30 June Stadion Guillermo Prospero Trinidad 11 38  Curaçao
7 2014 Oranjestad  Aruba 28–29 June Stadion Guillermo Prospero Trinidad 11 33  Curaçao

Extra Links[edit]

Dutch Caribbean Age Group Championships
2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010