Central American and Caribbean Age Group Championships in Athletics

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The Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Age Group Championships is an international track and field athletics event for the youngest athletes (boys and girls between the age of 11 and 14 years) organized by the Central American and Caribbean Athletic Confederation (CACAC).[1] The CAC Age Group Championships started in 1985 in Curaçao and are held every two years. The intention was for athletes at that age to have experiences with a variety of events at that young age.[2] It has witnessed the international debut of many future stars of the region such as Olympic and World Championship medalist Debbie Ferguson of the Bahamas and 2003 World 100m champion Kim Collins of St Kitts and Nevis.[3]

Events, Categories and Awards[edit]

Categories of the championships were subdue to changes. For the most recent event, competitions were held in the following categories:[4]

Age group 11 – 12 years: “Infantile B” Pentathlon (Scoring will be in accordance with the Games Scoring tables for CACAC age group Competition):[5]

  • Boys: 60 meter dash, 1000 meters, Long Jump, High Jump, Baseball Throw.
  • Girls: 60 meter dash, 800 meters, Long Jump, High Jump, Baseball Throw.
  • Mixed 4x100 Meter Relay

Age group 13 – 14 years: “Infantile A” Heptathlon (Scoring will be in accordance with the Games Scoring tables for CACAC age group Competition):[5]

  • Boys: 80 meter dash, 1200 meters, 80 meter hurdles, Long Jump, High Jump, Baseball Throw, Shot Put.
  • Girls: 80 meter dash, 1000 meters, 60 meter hurdles, Long Jump, High Jump, Baseball Throw, Shot Put.
  • Mixed 4x100 Meter Relay

Each federation can enter individual athletes or teams consisting of two athletes in each category.[1]

Medals are awarded for individuals for the first three places in each event in each categorie. Athletes ranked 4th to 8th receive a ribbon.[1][4]

Trophies are awarded to teams in each category with the highest total number of cumulative points in the entire competition. Teams will also compete for the overall title. A trophy will be given to the country with the grand total amount of the sum of all the points of all the categories. This will include both divisions, male and female.[1][4]

Editions[edit]

Edition Year City Country Date Venue No. of
Countries
No. of
Athletes
Winner
1 1985 Curaçao  Netherlands Antilles
2 1987 Nassau  Bahamas
3 1989 Grand Cayman  Cayman Islands
4 1991
5 1993
6 1995
7 1997
8 1999  Grenada[6] July
9 2001 Freeport  Bahamas 6–8 July  Bahamas[7]
10 2003 Caguas  Puerto Rico 18–19 July Turabo University Track 12 74  Bahamas
11 2005 Santo Domingo  Dominican Republic 1–2 July Centro Olímpico Juan Pablo Duarte
12 2007 San Salvador  El Salvador 7–8 July Estadio Nacional de la Flor Blanca 15 104  Barbados
13 2009 Nassau  Bahamas 18–19 June Thomas Robinson Stadium 19 125  Barbados
14 2011 Tortola  British Virgin Islands 1–2 July A.O. Shirley Recreation Ground 20 139  Barbados
15 2013 Willemstad  Curaçao 29–30 June Sentro Deportivo Korsou 23 156  Bahamas
16 2015 Port of Spain  Trinidad and Tobago 18–19 July Hasely Crawford Stadium 16 103  Jamaica

Records[edit]

Records are set by athletes who are representing one of the Central American and Caribbean Athletic Confederation (CACAC) member states. The following list of records is assembled from the official results lists.[8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15] At the 2011 championships, a total of 15 new records were established.[7]

Infantile A (under 15)[edit]

Boys' U-15 records[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet
80 metres 9.09 Mario Burke  Barbados 1 July 2011 2011 Road Town, Tortola British Virgin Islands
1200 metres 3:22.11 Jerrad Mason  Barbados 19 June 2009 2009 Nassau The Bahamas
80 metres hurdles (84.0 cm) 11.42 (+1.5 m/s) Tyriq Horsford  Trinidad and Tobago 30 June 2013 2013 Willemstad Curaçao
High jump 1.98m Benjamin Clarke  Bahamas 19 July 2015 2015 Port of Spain Trinidad and Tobago
Long jump 6.56m Bruce Degrilla  Bermuda 18 June 2009 2009 Nassau The Bahamas
Shot put (3 kg) 15.35m Enrique Babb  Bahamas 18 July 2015 2015 Port of Spain Trinidad and Tobago
Baseball throw (400g) 94.67m Illich Jaramillo  Venezuela 30 June 2013 2013 Willemstad Curaçao
Heptathlon 5339pts Jerrad Mason  Barbados 18/19 June 2009 2009 Nassau The Bahamas
9.40 (80 m), 13.49m (shot put), 1.60m (high jump) / 11.80 (80 m hurdles), 73.35m (baseball throw), 5.95m (long jump), 3:22.11 (1200 m)

Girls' U-15 records[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet
80 metres 9.63 (-0.2 m/s) Julien Alfred  Saint Lucia 18 July 2015 2015 Port of Spain Trinidad and Tobago
1000 metres 3:09.84 Génesis Cintron  Puerto Rico 19 June 2009 2009 Nassau The Bahamas
60 metres hurdles (76 cm) 9.01 (-2.2 m/s) Julien Alfred  Saint Lucia 19 July 2015 2015 Port of Spain Trinidad and Tobago
High jump 1.68m Glenka Antonia  Curaçao 29 June 2013 2013 Willemstad Curaçao
Long jump 5.39m (-0.8 m/s) Iman Berthelot Guadeloupe/ Guadeloupe 30 June 2013 2013 Willemstad Curaçao
Shot put (3 kg) 10.91m Tanice Watson  Barbados 18 June 2009 2009 Nassau The Bahamas
Baseball throw (400g) 65.27m Melissa José Charles  Dominican Republic 30 June 2013 2013 Willemstad Curaçao
Heptathlon 4466pts Julien Alfred  Saint Lucia 18/19 July 2015 2015 Port of Spain Trinidad and Tobago
9.63 (-0.2 m/s) (80 m), 1.55m (high jump), 10.13m (shot put) / 9.01 (-2.2 m/s) (60 m hurdles), 5.14m (+1.0 m/s) (long jump), 50.98m (baseball throw), 3:36.75 (1000 m)

Mixed U-15 records[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet
4x100 metres relay 46.63 Tyler Toussaint
Desray Desir
Antonio Maynard
Julien Alfred
 Saint Lucia 18 July 2015 2015 Port of Spain Trinidad and Tobago

Infantile B (under 13)[edit]

Boys' U-13 records[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet
60 metres 7.59 (-1.0 m/s) Terrique Stennett  Jamaica 18 July 2015 2015 Port of Spain Trinidad and Tobago
1000 metres 2:54.04 Juan Nunez  Dominican Republic 19 June 2009 2009 Nassau The Bahamas
High jump 1.65m Ramarco Thompson  Barbados 18 June 2009 2009 Nassau The Bahamas
Long jump 5.34m (0.0 m/s) Terrique Stennett  Jamaica 19 July 2015 2015 Port of Spain Trinidad and Tobago
Baseball throw (400g) 77.48m Juan Nunez  Dominican Republic 18 June 2009 2009 Nassau The Bahamas
Pentathlon 3331pts Ramarco Thompson  Barbados 18/19 June 2009 2009 Nassau The Bahamas
7.97 (60 m), 61.28m (baseball throw), 4.88m (long jump) / 1.65m (high jump), 3:14.55 (1000 m)

Girls' U-13 records[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet
60 metres 8.09 (-0.1 m/s) Julien Alfred  Saint Lucia 29 June 2013 2013 Willemstad Curaçao
800 metres 2:27.73 Jomarie Carmona Colon  Puerto Rico 2 July 2011 2011 Road Town, Tortola British Virgin Islands
High jump 1.52m Naomi Gestel Martinique/ Martinique 2 July 2011 2011 Road Town, Tortola British Virgin Islands
Long jump 4.87m (-1.0 m/s) Jomarie Carmona Colon  Puerto Rico 1 July 2011 2011 Road Town, Tortola British Virgin Islands
Baseball throw (400g) 51.63m Joanna Benita  Curaçao 18 July 2015 2015 Port of Spain Trinidad and Tobago
Pentathlon 2919pts w Tiana Bowen  Barbados 1/2 July 2011 2011 Road Town, Tortola British Virgin Islands
8.26 (2.7 m/s) (60 m), 4.74m (-1.5 m/s) (long jump), 31.33m (baseball throw) / 1.49m (high jump), 2:28.01 (800 m)
2860pts Charissa Moore  Barbados 29/30 June 2013 2013 Willemstad Curaçao
8.47 (0.0 m/s) (60 m), 4.79m (-1.9 m/s) (long jump), 42.66m (baseball throw) / 1.43m (high jump), 2:38.03 (800 m)

w = wind assisted mark

Mixed U-13 records[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet
4x100 metres relay 49.38 Jalisa Burrowes
Ramarco Thompson
Mario Burke
Evelyn Tristan
 Barbados June 2009 2009 Nassau The Bahamas
  • Note: The records of the combined events are not confirmed by the cited sources.[8]

See also[edit]

List of Central American and Caribbean Age Group Championships records

Dutch Caribbean Age Group Championships

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Central American and Caribbean Athletic Confederation (December 2010), CACAC Constitution – Competition Rules (UpdDEC2010) (PDF), retrieved July 22, 2011 
  2. ^ thebahamasweekly.com (June 6, 2011), Bahamas – Athletes Attempt to Qualify for CAC Age Group and World Youth Teams This Weekend, retrieved July 22, 2011 
  3. ^ Clavelo Róbinson, Javier (July 6, 2007), 12th CAC Age Group Championships gets underway in El Salvador, CACAC, retrieved July 22, 2011 
  4. ^ a b c CACAC (March 24, 2011), XIV CAC AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS (PDF), retrieved July 22, 2011 
  5. ^ a b CACAC (March 17, 2009), CAC COMBINED TABLES AGE GROUP, PENTATHLON – HEPTATHLON (PDF), retrieved July 26, 2011 
  6. ^ THE YEAR IN REVIEW, oii.net, January 2000, retrieved Feb 3, 2012 
  7. ^ a b Finlayson, Alpheus (May 6, 2002), Fifty Years of Success with the Bahamas Association of Athletics Associations, IAAF, retrieved Feb 3, 2012  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "iaaf" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  8. ^ a b CACAC Athletics (July 3, 2011), XIV CAC AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS - 7/1/2011 to 7/2/2011, ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, Results (PDF), retrieved July 24, 2011 
  9. ^ CAC Age Group Championships - 7/18/2015 - 7/19/2015, NAAATT, retrieved August 1, 2015 
  10. ^ 2015 CAC Age Group Championships - 7/18/2015 - 7/19/2015 - HASELY CRAWFORD STADIUM, P.OS., TRINIDAD - Boys Heptathlon 13-14, NAAATT, 19 July 2015, retrieved August 1, 2015 
  11. ^ 2015 CAC Age Group Championships - 7/18/2015 - 7/19/2015 - HASELY CRAWFORD STADIUM, P.OS., TRINIDAD - Girls Heptathlon 13-14, NAAATT, 19 July 2015, retrieved August 1, 2015 
  12. ^ 2015 CAC Age Group Championships - 7/18/2015 - 7/19/2015 - HASELY CRAWFORD STADIUM, P.OS., TRINIDAD - Boys Outdoor Pentathlon 11-12, NAAATT, 19 July 2015, retrieved August 1, 2015 
  13. ^ 2015 CAC Age Group Championships - 7/18/2015 - 7/19/2015 - HASELY CRAWFORD STADIUM, P.OS., TRINIDAD - Girls Outdoor Pentathlon 11-12, NAAATT, 19 July 2015, retrieved August 1, 2015 
  14. ^ 2015 CAC Age Group Championships - 7/18/2015 - 7/19/2015 - HASELY CRAWFORD STADIUM, P.OS., TRINIDAD - Mixed 4x100 Meter Relay 13-14, NAAATT, 18 July 2015, retrieved August 1, 2015 
  15. ^ 2015 CAC Age Group Championships - 7/18/2015 - 7/19/2015 - HASELY CRAWFORD STADIUM, P.OS., TRINIDAD - Mixed 4x100 Meter Relay 11-12, NAAATT, 18 July 2015, retrieved August 1, 2015 

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