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Aviva european Trials and UK Championships

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Friday Saturday and Sunday 25, 26 and 27 June 2010



Phillips Idowu


Aviva European Trials and UK Championships 

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Essential Information for spectators visiting the Alexander Stadium
event summary

Enjoy a family day out at this summer’s Aviva European Trials & UK Championships at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium on 25, 26 and 27 June. There’s plenty for everyone to enjoy alongside three days of top class athletics.

Phillips Idowu and Jessica Ennis both translated Birmingham success into global gold last season.  Idowu took the national title in the triple jump and then followed that up with gold at the World Championships on Berlin while Ennis won both the high jump and hurdles on day three of the trials before going on to be crowned heptathlon World Champion in August.   Jenny Meadows was pipped to the national title by Jemma Simpson in the 800m, but she bounced back to claim a memorable bronze medal in Berlin. Who will rise to the challenge in 2010 on their road to European glory? Make sure you’re there to find out!


ticket information
Birmingham alexander stadium plan

Ticket Prices


Tier 1: £5

Tier 2 Adult: £5

Tier 2 Concession: £5

Family Block Adult: £5

Family Block Concession: Free

Saturday & Sunday

Tier 1: £15

Tier 2 Adult: £10

Tier 2 Concession: £8

Family Block Adult: £10

Family Block Concession: £1

Multiday Tier 2 Adult: £16

Multiday Tier 2 Concession: £14

Wheelchair user: As per Tier 2

Wheelchair companion: Free

Recommended available seating for viewing:

Finish Line

Main Stand Blocks 1-3, Nelson Stand Blocks 1-3

Pole vault

Main Stand

High Jump

Nelson Stand

Long/triple jump

Terrace Seating

All seats in the Knowles, Main and Nelson Stand’s are covered. However, the front 4 rows are open to the elements in extreme conditions.

Terrace Seating is uncovered. 

NB. All of the events are visible from all seats within the arena; the above are recommendations in case customers have a specific request.


event details

Event Timings:

Friday Doors Open: 16:00

Friday Event Timings: 17:00 – 21:45

Saturday Doors Open: 12:00

Saturday Event Timings: 13:00 – 19:00

BBC:16:15 – 17:30

Sunday Doors Open: 14:00

Sunday Event Timings: 15:00 – 20:30

BBC: 17:30 – 20:00


Birmingham Alexander Stadium

Stadium Way

Perry Barr

Birmingham, B42 2LR

Ticket Hotline number: 0800 0556056


transport and accommodation

Birmingham Alexander Stadium is situated only a few miles from Birmingham City Centre on the A34.

BY BUS - From Birmingham City Centre bus 51.

BY TRAIN - From New Street Station take bus 51 or a 15 minute taxi ride.

BY CAR - Parking available on-site with access from the A34 Walsall Road and from the M6, Junction 7.

There will be a £5 car park charge.

There will be activities available before the event starts, so to avoid any delays or congestion please arrive early.

Sorry no camping on site. Camping is available at Kingsbury Water Park.



Information:  0121 202 5099

Short Breaks:  0121 202 5050

Note for athletes: 

Invitation letters for the Aviva European Trials and UK Championships will be sent to athletes week commencing  Monday 17 May 2010.




Q)           I have obtained the standard for the Trials, but have not received an invitation!

A)           Please contact Matt Bates at FastTrack as your contact details might not be updated on the UKA/FT database.  Please e-mail  matt.bates@fasttrackagency.com

Q)           What is the closing date for accepting entries to the Trials?

A)           The deadline for accepting entries (accept in exceptional circumstances) is Sunday 20th June 2010.

Q)           How do I obtain tickets for my friends and family to watch me at the Trials?

A)           Please see check the Major Events section on tickets on the website or call 08000 55 60 56 to speak to a member of Ticket Master.

Q)           When will I see a timetable for the Trials?

A)           There will be one available on the website week beginning 14/06/2010.

Q)           When will a full competitiors list be available?

A)           This will be available the week beginning 21 June, however it will be subject to change.

Q)           Will this event be on television?

A)           It is possible that your event will be on national TV courtesy of BBC.

Q)           Will I be able to purchase food at the event?

A)           There will be a designated area at the competition venue with a wide variety of choice.

Q)           What competition wear am I expected to compete in?

A)           Athletes are asked to wear their first claim club or national vest.  Please see the UKA rules for competition which is on the website. www.uka.org.uk/competitions

 Q)           Where can I park?

A)           Parking is provided in Perry Park at a cost of £5.00 per day



All parties requiring access to competition zones and restricted areas must display photo accreditation at all times whilst at the competition venue.

Accreditation for athletes will be automatically produced in-line with the event entry list and can be collected as detailed below.


Athlete coaches (non-UKA), agents, medical staff and anyone performing a supprt function to an athlete requiring access to the warm-up area please email ukaaccreditation@fasttrackagency.com stating your position.

N.B. You will only be contacted if your application needs further review or has been rejected. However please note that if you apply less than five days before the first event day your accreditation cannot be guaranteed.


Aviva European Trials and UK Championships – Birmingham Alexander Hi-Pac athlete entrance.

Entry Standards

Entry standards for the Aviva European Trials and UK Championships can be downloaded below.

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