SCOUTS - Be Prepared

Athletics

The Scout must complete the following:
  1. Demonstrate to the examiner an appropriate warm-up routine that involves gentle stretching and loosening exercises, using all the main muscle groups. The warm-up should last between five and ten minutes. After the session, demonstrate an appropriate warm-down.
  2. Discuss with the examiner the safety rules associated with athletics, particularly the throwing and jumping events.
  3. Compete in any three track and field events, which must include both track and field, and gain points as indicated on the scoring chart which appears below.
  100 200 400 800 1500 High Long Shot Discus Cricket   mtrs mtrs mtrs mtrs mtrs Jump Jump     Ball Points Sec Sec Sec Min Min Mtr Mtr Mtr Mtr Mtr 10.0 11.3 23.00 52.0 2.00 4.03 1.88 6.5 13.8 44.00   9.5 11.8 24.00 53.7 2.10 4.18 1.78 6.0 12.8 39.00   9.0 12.3 25.00 55.5 2.15 4.33 1.68 5.5 11.8 34.00   8.5 12.8 26.00 58.0 2.20 4.48 1.58 5.2 10.8 29.00   8.0 13.3 27.00 60.5 2.25 5.03 1.48 4.9 9.8 25.50 65 7.5 13.8 28.00 13.0 2.30 5.18 1.39 4.4 8.8 23.00 60 7.0 14.1 29.00 65.5 2.40 5.33 1.34 4.0 7.9 21.25 55 6.5 14.4 30.00 68.0 2.50 5.48 1.29 3.8 7.4 20.00 50 6.0 14.6 31.00 71.0 3.00 6.03 1.24 3.6 6.9 18.75 45 5.5 14.9 32.00 76.0 3.10 6.18 1.19 3.5 6.4 17.50 40 5.0 15.2 33.00 81.0 3.20 6.33 1.14 3.3 5.9 16.25 35 4.5 15.6 34.00 86.0 3.30 6.48 1.09 3.2 5.4 15.00 30 4.0 16.1 35.00 91.0 3.40 7.03 1.04 3.0 4.9 13.75 25 3.5 16.6 36.00 96.0 3.50 7.18 .99 2.9 4.4 12.50 20 3.0 17.1 37.00 101.0 4.00 7.35 .94 2.7 3.9 11.25 15 2.5 17.6 38.00 106.0 4.10 8.00 .89 2.6 3.4 10.00 10 2.0 18.1 40.05 111.0 4.20 8.25 .84 2.4 2.9 8.50 5 1.5 18.6 43.00 116.0 4.30 8.50 .76 2.3 2.4 6.00   1.0 19.2 45.50 120.0 4.40 9.15 .74 2.1 2.0 4.00     Minimum points total for the award of badge   Age Points Points       Female Male     Under 11 6.5 9.0     Under 12 8.0 10.5     Under 13 9.0 12.0     Under 14 11.0 13.5     Under 15 12.0 16.0   For section 3, Scouts may use timings and distances achieved at school or other athletic events. A teacher or athletics' coach should confirm these.Scoring tables for the British Athletics 'Federation Five Star Award Scheme' relevant to the physically disabled can be obtained from UK Athletics at the address below.The recommended weights of the shot, discus and cricket ball are 4kg, 1kg and 0.135kg respectively.