MOE Releases Dates and Venues For 2022 National Secondary and Primary Schools Athletics
The Ministry of Education closed all learning institutions on the 15h March,2020, as one of the core measures to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. This closure led to the disruption of all education programmes in the Country including Co-Curricular Activities (CCA). All sporting activities were suspended.
The MOE in consultation with key stakeholders has decided that co-curricular activities resume gradually. However, due to the short academic calendar, it has been resolved that in term one 2022, the primary and secondary schools compete in athletics at all levels, to prepare the qualifying athletes to participate in world under 20 trials.
The dates and venues for the National Championship are as follows.
|Primary School Athletics||Kigari TTC||2nd -4th July,2022|
|Secondary School Athletics||Kigari TTC||3rd -7th July,2022|
|Secondary and Primary Schools SNE||Machakos TTC
|2nd -4th July,2022|
|Regional by||To be communicated||30th June,2022|
The following conditions should be observed among others, during the championships:
- Incorporation of a medical officer from the Ministry of Health in the championship, to advice on safety and health standards.
- The number of participants at the various will be 20 boys and 20 girls.
- The number of competition days and number of officials should be at the lowest level possible to cut on the costs.
- During the National Championships, the Regions will take care of all the team officials (Team managers, Chaperons, Coaches, Drivers etc.) while the MOE HQS will finance the championship administration cost.
All the Sub-County, County Directors and Regional Directors of Education are advised to start planning, organizing and coordinating the championships at their specific levels.