The Lancashire Constabulary Athletics Section
are pleased to host the 2017 Police Sport UK Track & Field and Tug of War
Championships. Here is a brief itinerary of the event that will allow you to
make necessary arrangements and also whet your appetite as to what is in store.
Event Forms: Official registration forms for entry,
accommodation and meals are all included in this document. These are in ‘form
fill’ format and can be filled in on screen then printed off, signed and
returned by post.
Click Here to download and book : Entry, Accommodation and Presentation Dinner
·By Road: All directions M6 then exit
·By Rail:The West Coast main line to
·By Air: Manchester and
·By Sea: Seaport at Heysham or
Will be provided from Preston Rail Station and Manchester/Liverpool Airport. Please
ring me in advance to make detailed arrangements.
and Main Function Venue: The main event hotel will be the Ibis Hotel, Preston.
This is located just 5 minutes drive from the Uclan Sports Arena.
Event Hotels: There
is a choice of two event hotels well located to the Uclan Arena.
Please see the booking forms for further details on how to book.
Men’s and Ladies’ track, field and tug of war events start at 12.00 hours
through to approximately 17.30 hours.
medals and mementos:
The usual annual Police Sport UK
trophies will be presented at the trackside following the completion of each
event. Gold, silver and bronze medals will also be awarded. An event memento
pack will be given to every competitor when they arrive.
Event Dinner: onwards
in the Ibis Hotel Phantom Winger. This will include some pre and post
dinner entertainment concluding around 9pm when transport will be
provided into Preston City Centre for late drinks.
Race entry, accommodation and meal request forms are attached below. These
should be completed and returned as soon as possible. Event entry fee includes
a packed lunch.
Contestants: Please make every effort to encourage
members to participate from you force, in particular, new and younger members
of staff who may be unaware of these championships. Also consider publicity in
force magazines and other publications in the coming weeks.
date – Accommodation and Function Bookings: Friday 19 May 2017.
date – Track & Field/Tug of War Entries: Friday 23 June 2017 - Additional late
entries, substitutions and changes will be permitted up to 9pm on 27 June provided
an original team entry has already been declared prior to the 23 June closing
sent by email periodically leading up to the event.
Challenge Trophies: These must be returned
engraved, in a clean and polished condition to either:
·Ibis Hotel contact point on 27 and 28 June.
Sports Arena Stadium event contact point by 11.30 hrs on the 28 June.
You may visit the 2017 Police Sport UK Track & Field Official website to
access further information, results, updates, final instructions and post event
results - www.policesport.org. Entry forms will also be obtainable form this
Finally: I am looking forward to receiving your entries
and am confident that the 2017 event will be most enjoyable and memorable for
you and your members.