The Inter-secondary School Sports Association (ISSA) Boys & Girsl Championships is one of the hemisphere's longest running school sports competitions. Several world renown athlethes have made their debut in sports in Jamaica's National Stadium at the Boys & Girls Championships ("Champs"). The event is open to high schools across Jamaica and covers the track and field events.
Boys & Girls Champs features competitions for girls and boys under 19 in 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m (girls only), 5000m, 4*100m, 4*400m and medley relays, hurdles - 110, 100m, 70m (girls only), high/long/triple jump, pole vault, discus, shot put and javelin and the heptathlon. Champs represents a very intense and exciting five days of sporting competition.