Saint Lucia Athletics Association

The St. Lucia Athletics Association (SLAA) is the national governing body for athletics in Saint Lucia, inclusive of track and field, cross country running, road running and racewalking. The Athletics Association was formerly known as the St. Lucia Amateur Athletics Association. The organisation was founded in 1977 to promote Track and Field in Saint Lucia. In 1978 the SLAA became an affiliate member of the world governing body for athletics, then called the International Amateur Athletics Federation, and now known as the International Association of Athletics Federations.[1]

St. Lucia Athletics Association
Saint Lucia Athletics Association Logo.jpg
SportAthletics
JurisdictionFederation
AbbreviationSLAA
Founded1977 (1977)
AffiliationIAAF
Affiliation date1978 (1978)
Regional affiliationNACAC
HeadquartersCastries
PresidentAndrew Magloire
SecretaryRochelle Jn Baptiste
ReplacedSaint Lucia Amateur Athletics Association
Official website
www.athleticsstlucia.org
Saint Lucia

Based at Olympic House on Barnard Hill in Castries, the SLAA is a non-profit organisation, led by a President, Andrew Magloire,[2] elected at an Extraordinary General Meeting of the organisation in December 2016.[3] The SLAA is involved in many aspects of the sport at the local, national, and international level - coaching education, sports science and athlete development, youth programmes and masters (age 40+) competition.

DataEdit

Mailing Address:GM 697 Gable Woods Mall, Castries, St. Lucia, West Indies

President: Mr. Cornelius Breen

Secretary: Lisa Joseph

Physical Address: Olympic House, Barnard Hill, Castries, St. Lucia, West Indies

HistoryEdit

SLAA was founded as St. Lucia Amateur Athletic Association in 1977 and was affiliated to the IAAF in 1978.[4]

AffiliationsEdit

SLAA is the national member federation for Saint Lucia in the following international organisations:

Moreover, it is part of the following national organisations:

National recordsEdit

SLAA maintains the Saint Lucian records in athletics.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-07-05. Retrieved 2010-09-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ St. Lucia Athletics Association, IAAF, retrieved January 4, 2013
  3. ^ De Beauville, Anthony (November 30, 2010), New Track and Field President for SLAA, The Voice of Saint Lucia, archived from the original on March 4, 2016, retrieved January 4, 2013
  4. ^ ASOCIACIÓN INTERNACIONAL DE FEDERACIONES DE ATLETISMO - CONSTITUCIÓN EN VIGOR A PARTIR DEL 1 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2011 (PDF) (in Spanish), IAAF, p. 55, retrieved October 9, 2012