Mercantile Athletic Federation will conduct their 32nd Mercantile Annual Athletic Meet on 15th and 16th August at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Sports Complex in Diyagama.

Eligible athletes must be permanently employed for at least three months in a private company, who are members of the Mercantile Athletic Federation.

Novices eligible to enter are those who have not been placed first, second or third in major athletic meets including Mercantile, State Services, Nationalized Services, and Public Schools.

An athlete is eligible to enter for a maximum of three individual events. The fee for one event is Rs. 500, for the second event Rs. 300 and for the third event Rs. 200. If a team wants to enter for the relay they have to pay Rs. 400 per team.

Events to be worked out are with age groups;
Men – Novices Championships over 35, over 40, over 45, over 50 and over 55.
Women – Novices Championships over 30, over 35, over 40, over 45, and over 50.
Entries must be sent before 1st July and must be addressed to Tornado Jayasundera, (Secretary), 14, Araliya Mawatha, Sirimal Uyana, Ratmalana, tel. no. 0773 956097.