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In January 2013 the existing National Junior Athletic League and the National Young Athletics League amalgamated to form the UK Youth Development League for all athletes under 20 years of age.

The management of the new league was formed by existing committee members of the previous leagues.

Following the 2014 AGM Norma Blaine MBE, past Chairman, became the leagues first president with Grace Hall taking over as Chairman.

The dates for 2017 are:

Upper Age Group     -     30th April,     28th May,     25th June,     23th July.

Lower Age Group     -     22nd April,    20th May,     18th June,     15th July

Check dates on League structure for LAG Scottish & Northern Ireland as there is a slight variation on the above.

All correspondance relating to League matters should be sent in the first instance to;

The UKYDL Administrator, 8 Swan Walk, Sandy Water Park, Llanelli. SA15 4SJ.

Tel 07973 469 180                                   Email


08.12.2017. Documents page updated with minutes and reports from the 2017 AGM.

06.12.2017. Please follow the links to the latest 2018 league structures.         YDL UPPER          YDL LOWER

11.11.2017. Annual Accounts.

The annual accounts prepared for the AGM are now available.

Finance Officer’s Report       2017 YDL Accounts (amended 19th Nov following AGM

02.11.2017. AGM Documentation.

The League Administrator has now sent out to member clubs the documentation relating to the Annual General Meeting which can be downloaded below.

2017 Agenda      2016 Minutes      2017 Chairman's Report      2017 Administrators Report      Composite Questionnaire Responses

Election of Committee Officers Supporting Statements……Margaret Grayston……Janice Kaufman……Lorraine Vidler……Karl Ponty

21.09.2017. AGM Notification.

The League hereby gives notification of the 2017 AGM to be held on Saturday 18th November 2017 at The Great Barr Hotel, Birmingham commencing at 12.00hrs.

Download notification and template for motions submitted……here

09.09.2017. Track Hire / Mileage Claims.

All clubs that have not made or logged their track hire / mileage claims to the League Treasurer MUST do so before the 20th September 2017. Any claims made after this date will not be paid.


LOWER AGE GROUP. Sale Harriers took the lower age group title by 3 points from Blackheath & Bromley where 7.5 points separated the top three teams. They have now won the lower age group title twice, 2014 and 2017. Congratulations to Sale.

The Norma Blaine MBE athlete of the match award was presented to Holly Mpassy of Blackheath & Bromley Harriers for her outstanding new league record in the U15 girls 300 metres, 40.15 seconds.

The Frank Starkie award was won by Hugh Morrow of Edinburgh AC with a 4:28.05 U15 boys 1500 metre win.

UPPER AGE GROUP.  Blackheath & Bromley Harriers, who like Sale, have now won the upper age group title twice, 2016 and 2017, took the title by an unprecedented 167 points, from Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers.  

However, they also did a fabulous double, never been seen before, winning both the gender splits. They now have the honour of both their male and female teams going to Europe in 2018 to represent the UK in the European Junior Champions Club Cup. Congratulations to everyone involved in this unique result.

The Norma Blaine MBE athlete of the match award was presented to Jay Morse, Cardiff AAC, for his U17 discus win of 52.57 metres.

The Olive Megit award was won by Hannah Foster of Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers with a 45.3 U17   300M hurdles win.

17.08.2017. All clubs should note that in order to apply / renew membership of the league then the updated form should be submitted as early as possible to guarantee a place in the league. Expressions of interest have been shown from a number of clubs wishing to join the league. The form can be downloaded from the documents page……here

05.07.2017. CANCELLED FIXTURE It is with regret that the 4th round fixture in the LAG Central 2 division scheduled for 15th July at Dartford is now cancelled.

04.07.2017. It should be noted that due to my involvement at the Para-World Championships that results from the fixtures on 15 July & 23 July will not be uploaded to the YDL web site until after my return on 24th July. Web Manager.

24.05.2017. The latest version of the UAG results software is available to download from the Documents page. Apple Mac users see note below (15.05.2017)

20.05.2017. URGENT VENUE CHANGE Due to facility problems at Newport the UAG match in the Midland South/West 1 Division scheduled to take place on Sunday 28th May will now be hosted by Yeovil Olympiad/Well City Hrs at Yeovil.

15.05.2017. The latest version(7) of the Lower Age group results software is once again available to download on the Documents page. This version is only available for windows systems, anyone using Apple Mac to contact Alan Johnson (07920 056 324).

15.05.2017. If you have downloaded the results software mentioned below between yesterday and mid-day today please delete and then download a revised version as errors were found within the software. The league can only apologise for any inconvenience caused.


14.05.2017. Lower Age Group results software available to download on documents page. Instructions to follow.


As you will all appreciate the league has invested in a new computer system for the results, and whilst the Team Managers online portal is widely accepted as a success, the actual results package has had its problems.

All these are now being rectified, and new versions of the program will be available from the links under downloads on the YDL web site by the end of the week. Thank you for your continued patience.

Grace Hall

25.04.2017. VENUE CHANGE. In the LAG Midland South West 1A Division note the following changes :

Sat 20th May @ Gloucester

Sun 18th June @ Swindon

30.03.2017. VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED. The league are once again seeking volunteers who are computer literate to act as recorders at the four league matches within each division, this proved to be very successful in 2015 & 2016 season. A new excel based results program will be used in 2017.

Nominal expenses will be paid. Please contact Grace Hall, email for further information.

23.01.2017. Please note the web site is currently under construction for the 2017 season, changes will be made periodically.

01.01.2017. 2016 AGM documents, 2017 Rules of Competition and 2017 Constitution uploaded to documents page.

07.12.2016. The British Association of Track & Field Leagues request nominations for the Annual Frank Starkie Award……read citation…..Here

22.11.2016. Following the decision by clubs at the 2016 AGM, subscriptions, (membership fees), for 2017 will be £250 per team.

                   Revised League Subscription Request Form / New Membership Fees page attached……here