05 Mar | Constitiution of SKNAAA

 ARTICLE I

NAME AND STATUS

1.1  The name of the organization shall be the St Kitts and Nevis Amateur Athletic

Association and herein after referred to as the “SKNAAA”.

 

1.2  The SKNAAA is an independent body, totally independent from its members and it thereby incurs separate liability for its acts or omissions, totally unrelated to its members, or members of its Executive. Accordingly, none of them shall incur any personal liability for any such acts of omissions by the SKNAAA or by its Executive, unless any individual incurs a personal liability and thereby renders himself/herself personally liable to any other persons/s by operation of law.

 

1.3  Neither this constitution nor a Member’s Membership shall constitute the SKNAAA

or a Member being an agent of the other or create a partnership, joint venture or similar relationship between the parties, nor shall this Constitution constitute the authorization of either party to act for or on behalf of the other.

 

1.4  The SKNAAA is affiliated to the IAAF (and through the IAAF to the North American,

Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association). The SKNAAA recognizes, accepts, applies, observes and abides by the current Constitution, Rules and Regulations of the IAAF and the North American, Central American and Caribbean, as well as any further amendments.  This applies especially to the Anti-Doping rules, the handling of disputes, and relations with Athletes’ Representatives.

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05 Mar | Track and Field Officials

All persons desirous of becoming a track and field official for the SKNAAA’s National Youth & Junior Championship, TDC Interschool Championship and RAMS Primary School Championship are hereby encouraged to submit  your application via email to the St. Kitts & Nevis Amateur Athletic Association’s email address at sknaaa@hotmail.com. The deadline for submission is Friday 8th March 2013.

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05 Mar | SKNAAA Code of Conduct

The St Kitts and Nevis Amateur Athletic Association (SKNAAA) is committed to providing an environment in which all individu­als are treated with respect. Further, the SKNAAA supports equal opportunity and prohibits discriminatory practices. Members of the SKNAAA and participants in SKNAAA’s programs and activities are expected to conduct themselves at all times in a manner consistent with the values of the SKNAAA. Conduct, which violates these values, may be subject to sanctions pursuant to the SKNAAA’s Discipline Policy.

The SKNAAA shall allow the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) to conduct doping control at any competition at which the SKNAAA’s athletes are participating and to conduct out of competition testing on its   athletes.

No athlete will be granted the SKNAAA’s consent to use an Ath­lete’s Representative and no Athlete’s Representative shall be authorized unless a written contract exists between the athlete and his Representative which contains the minimum terms set out in the IAAF Regulations concerning Federation Athletes’ Representatives and to which the SKNAAA has given its written ap­proval.

All organizers, coaches, officials, managers, volunteers, staff, spectators, members and families of members of the SKNAAA have a responsibility to:

1. Maintain and enhance the dignity and self esteem of mem­bers and participants of the SKNAAA by:

• Showing respect to all individuals regardless of gender, eth­nic or racial origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, religion, political belief, disability or economic status.

Focusing comments or criticism appropriately and avoiding public criticism of athletes, coaches, officials, organizers, managers, volunteers, staff, spectators, members and families of members.

•     Consistently demonstrating the spirit of sportsmanship, sports leadership and ethical conduct and practices.

•     Ensuring that the rules of the sport, and the spirit of such rules are adhered to.

2. Ensure that every athlete, coach or official, abstains from the use of alcohol and tobacco while participating at the SKNAAA’s competitive events.

3. Take reasonable steps to manage the responsible consumption of alcoholic beverages in social situations associated with SKNAAA’s events.

4. Abstain from the non-medical use of drugs or the use of per­formance-enhancing drugs or methods.

5. Refrain from any behavior which constitutes harassment, where harassment is defined as comment or conduct, directed towards an individual or group, which is offensive, abusive, racist, sexist, degrading or malicious.

6. Refrain from any behavior which constitutes sexual harass­ment, where sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances or conduct of a sexual nature when submitting to or rejecting this conduct influences decisions which affect the indi­vidual, such conduct has the purpose or effect of diminishing performance, or such conduct creates intimidating, hostile or offensive environment.

7. Comply at all times with the Constitution, policies, rules and regulations of the SKNAAA, as adopted and amended from time to time, including complying with any contracts or agreements exe­cuted with the SKNAAA.

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28 Feb | SKN Track and Field

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28 Feb | Government Accepts Gym Equipment From Athletics Canada

BASSETERRE St. Kitts, January 14th 2012 (SKNIS) - The Silver Jubilee Athletic Stadium has been outfitted with gym equipment and a new ice tub thanks to a donation from Athletics Canada – the sport governing body for track and field in Canada.

 

A handing over ceremony was held at the stadium on Saturday (January 14) where the Minister of Sports Honourable Glenn Phillip was joined by Carla Nicholls and Carolyn Taylor of Athletics Canada to cut the ribbon to open the new facilities.

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28 Feb | Intense Training Called for by SKNAAA

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts-AS the first major track and field competitions of the year are slated to begin in March, the St. Kitts-Nevis Amateur Athletics Association (SKNAAA) has called upon the Federation’s athletes to fully dedicate themselves to their training in the coming weeks.

The 2010 track and field season suffered a setback in the month of January due to the holding of federal elections forcing the SKNAAA to cancel all of its development meets that had been scheduled during the latter part of the month.

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28 Feb | 2010 Track And Field Season Kicks Off This Weekend

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts-ALL athletes and member clubs of the St. Kitts-Nevis Amateur Athletics Association (SKNAAA) are being asked to attend the first development meet for the 2010 season tomorrow (Jan. 9) at the Silver Jubilee Anniversary Stadium.

Though the meet was originally scheduled to be held at the Saddlers Playing Field, SKNAAA Public Relations Officer Evris Huggins informed that it had to be moved due to the Saddlers field not being ready yet.

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27 Feb | Inter-School Championship