Ottawa - Athletics Canada in coordination with its five National Track League (NTL) competitions announced today the scoring events which will be featured in the 2013 NTL series as well as the NTL bonus purse structure and eligible events. Overall the 2013 NTL will award $100,000 in cash prizes, not counting prize money up for grabs on a case by case basis by NTL competitions.
In NTL scoring events points are tabulated to determine who will earn NTL championship titles and take home the corresponding trophy and $4,500 cash prize. Second and third place receive $2,500 and $1,500 respectively.
An NTL bonus purse is also available in any event offered on a minimum of three occasions across the series. NTL bonus purse standings are calculated using the latest version of the IAAF scoring tables. The top male and female athletes in the bonus purse standings win $5,000, second is awarded $2,500.
2013 National Track League Series events*
|400m|| Running Room 800m|
|Timex 1500m|| 100m hurdles|
|High Jump|| Hammer Throw|
|Shot Put|| Pole Vault|
*Rules and eligibility
2013 National Track League Series bonus prize purse eligible events**
|800m|| Running Room 800m|
|Timex 1500m|| 1500m|
|High Jump|| 100m hurdles|
|Shot Put|| High Jump|
|Javelin|| Long Jump|
| || Hammer Throw|
| || Pole Vault|
**Eligible events subject to change as NTL competitions finalize schedules. Click here for the latest version.
About the National Track League
Established in 2011, the National Track League (NTL) aims to create a consistent and exciting window for the sport of track and field through a point based and prize structure system. The NTL provides elite competitive opportunities for developing and elite Canadian athletes on home soil.