Area Track and Field Championships take place in late May for Juniors, Intermediates and Senior age groups.
The SSAA Championships take place on the second Saturday in June with Areas entering a maximum of 4 athletes per event. Usually a total of some 600 athletes will represent their Areas at these Championships.
A team of 130 competitors is selected to represent the County at the South-West Championships held on the following Saturday.
Somerset being a ‘C group’ County enters a maximum of 32 athletes in the ESAA Championships, traditionally held on the second Saturday in July and the preceding Friday. An ESAA Entry Standard should have been achieved by those athletes selected.
An Intermediate team (2 per event) is selected from the ESAA Championships to represent England in the SIAB Home International.
SSAA Junior Track and Field Championships (for year 7 and year 8 athletes) take place in the week prior to the SSAA Championships with entries coming direct from schools.