National Senior U20 , U23 & Juvenile Cross County Championship Information

Juvenile Regulations:

WA Rules apply

Club singlets and appropriate footwear must be worn.
Athletes may move up one age group only, U10 may run U11 Cross Country.
All entries must be approved by the Regional Secretaries
Regional Secretaries must forward a copy of the regional results to Head Office


Top 12 from each Region
The first four (4) club teams in the 11-19 age group all must qualify for their Regional Cross-Country Championships.
The first Three (3) County teams each from Munster, Ulster, Connaught, the first four (4) County Teams from Leinster and One (1) County Team from the Region of Dublin qualify for County Teams In the 17-19 age groups individual open entry will apply provided the athlete has been entered in the Regional Cross-Country Championships.
There is no open entry for Club or County Juvenile teams.
Open entries must be with Nationals at closing date for competition.
Please note: The U18 & U20 events are on two different E4S entry portal systems. All athletes wishing to compete in both U18 & U20 need to register on both entry portals.


Province, 12 athletes to run with 6 to score.18/10/2023
County, 10 athletes to run with 6 to score.
Club, 6 athletes to run with 4 to score.

U18 Athletes can enter both U18 and U20 race and score on Club and County teams in both age categories if they are entered in both age groups.
U18 athletes are considered for the U20 Euro Cross team based on their finishing position in the race.
All athletes must be registered.
Pacing of athletes will mean disqualificaton. Please inform club officials and parents.
Only athletes declared on the team sheets will score.
Spot Checks will be undertaken.
No electronic devices are allowed at any time in the call up area or competition.


First 12 Individuals
First 3 Regional, County and Club Teams,6 medals awarded.

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