The State Track & Field Championships are the culmination of the track & field competition season. For the 2019/2020 season, we have moved our State Track & Field Championships forward 1 week as the Australian Championships will be held at SOPAC the following weekend. Therefore next season the Championships will be held on Saturday & Sunday, 14 & 15 March 2020 at SOPAC (Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre). (See Conditions of Entry to SOPAC). Athletes in the age groups U9 through to U17 have progressed through to this event after qualifying from their Regional Championships.
As usual, all the following links will be updated for 2020 when they are available.
PROGRAM/LIST OF EVENTS
Relevant documents relating to the 2020 State Track & Field Championships will be linked below. Make sure you download any relevant documents as there will be no printed program for sale.
Events for the 2020 State Track & Field Championships, which show day/call room time/start time for each event and age group will be posted below. Athletes should have been aware of the timings before they made their selections for zone.
- Saturday, 14 March 2020
- Sunday, 15 March 2020
- MATRIX OF EVENTS
Please Note: There will be NO printed programs for sale at any Little Athletics NSW event.
JURY OF APPEAL
As per Rules of Competition, Section A, 1.14 Protests x., the Jury of Appeal will consist of 3 people, taken from the following:
- Diane Levy (Head of Competition)
- Carnival Manager
- Track Referee
- Field Referee
- Kerry O’Keefe (Chief Executive Officer)
- Board Director (TBA)
Maps of the venue showing event areas is linked below.
For a map of the SOPAC Main Track, click HERE.
For a map of the SOPAC Warm Up Track, click HERE.
Our Frequently Asked Questions document should answer any queries that you may have in relation to the 2020 State Track & Field Championships. This will be updated following the completion of all regions . Please read through this document prior to arriving at Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre.
We are pleased to have our partner, Nordic Sport, set up in VIP Room 2 for merchandise sales. Click HERE to view the merchandise range. For 2020 State Championships shirts, centres will need to collect an order form at their Region Championships, obtain all of the orders from their members, and place a bulk centre order with Nordic Sport, as per the order form that centres will receive at their respective regions.
STATE QUALIFIERS 2020
Once all regions have been completed, the qualifiers to the 2020 State Track & Field Championships will be posted below.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
- 1st placed relay teams from each of the 8 Regions automatically progress to the State Champs. They are not included in the qualifiers by centre above, but will be in the finalised full program.
- The State Track & Field Championships will have up to 24 competitors in every individual event.
- The 24 competitors have been determined as follows:
Automatic Qualifiers (up to 16 competitors across the eight Regions)
- First and second place from each of the eight Regions (see Note 1 below regarding qualifying times/performances)
Additional Performance Based Qualifiers
- Up to eight additional competitors from across all Regions.
To determine the additional performance based qualifiers, all athletes (from finals) after the automatic qualifiers, across all Regions, will be collated and the best eight determined. Where there were equal performances for the 8th position, all athletes on that equal performance will be excluded (ie. Some events may have less than eight additional competitors).
Note 1: There are qualifying standards for the 1500m Walk; the 3000m run (as per Rules of Competition, Section D) and for High Jump (athletes must have cleared the State Championships starting height for their relevant age group, at their Region Championships to progress. The starting heights can be found in the Rules of Competition. Athletes who cannot achieve the required time/height at the Region Championships, irrespective of placings (including auto qualifiers), will not be considered for progression to the State Track & Field Championships.
LITTLE ATHLETICS NSW STATE TEAM
At the completion of the 2020 State Track & Field Championships, a team of 32 x U13 athletes will be selected to compete in the Australian Little Athletics Championships.
Four girls and four boys in the U15 age group will also represent NSW at the Australian Little Athletics Championships, with their selection based on their performances at the 2020 State Combined Carnival.
Each year the Australian Little Athletics Championships is hosted by a different State/Territory Association. In 2020 the event will be conducted in Canberra and will be held over 2 days.
More information can be found HERE.
Due to Council closing the Grounds and the fine Weather we are experiencing we have had to Cancel competition for the 7th February 2020.
See everyone next Friday the 14th February 2020.
If you have a perpetual trophy from last season now is the time to hand it back in readiness for our presentation.
We are also seeking members to join our committee, this season the executive positions of Vice President and Registrar as well as general committee members are opened as per constitution, for more information about the committee please see Kevin or Simone.
We are the host venue for the 2020 Region 4 Championships on the 1st and 2nd February 2020.
Important information for all families.
We are holding a working bee on Friday the 31st January 2020 from 9am in the morning throughout the day and afternoon, we will be marking the ground and setting up areas ready for competition on the weekend, any assistance will be greatly appreciated.
We have a duty roster available for parents to sign up on our facebook page and will be available on Friday the 24th January for families to fill in the gaps.
All relevant information including the program and schedule of events (including times program) can be found on via the following link https://lansw.com.au/regional-championships/ click on Region 4
The 2020 Lake Illawarra Athletics Summer Carnival – Final leg of the Mid South Coast Grand Prix will take place on the 12th January 2020. Starting at 9.00am (late entries will be taken from 8.00am)
Entries are available by downloading the official entry form and sending it via post to PO BOX 251 Warilla NSW 2528 or email it to us at email@example.com, you can also enter via your Results HQ Family Portal by clicking here, (please note that to be able to nominate via this your centre must have opened nominations, if you can’t nominate pleae contact your centre to open nominations.
2020 summer carnival order of events please note events may not run as scheduled and no event start times will be issued.
The 2019 Mid South Coast Zone Championships is on this weekend the 14th and 15th December 2019.
This season the Zone is running a timed program and the event schedule is now available as well as our Parents Roster and Other important information
Click Here to view all the information about the 2019 Zone Championships.
Congratulation to all the Athletes that attended our Annual October Carnival, on the 20th October 2019.
Results for the carnival will be posted under the October carnival tab in the coming weeks.
Registrations for the 2019-2020 Season of Athletics have begun.
Lake Illawarra is a One-Sport club meaning that we register all athletes/parents/grandparents and officials from the age of 3 years of age through to 99+, we are also an Active Kids Provider, so please remember to download your active kids voucher before beginning the registration process.
To register for Little Athletics (Between 3 and 17 Years) Please Register Here and search Lake Illawarra
To Register for Senior Athletics (over 18 years old) Please Register Here
For more information about Registration and the fees associated please visit the registration section of our website by clicking here
Should you have any questions on the registration process please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
CANCELLED – Our scheduled FREE Come Try Night has been cancelled due to the weather and in the interested of the Safety of our Athletes, Parents and Officials, we have also cancelled the Registration/Uniform Collection.
We will be offering everyone a FREE 2 Week Trial once our Season Start on the 20th September 2019.
Form more information email us at email@example.com or contact us via facebook.
On Friday the 23rd August 2019 we will be hosting our first FREE Come Try Night and Registration/Uniform Collection Night.
The Night will be starting from 5.15pm.
Athletes/Parents wanting to participate in our Come Try Night will need to register either online or at the registration desk on the Friday Night.
Registration Pack collection will be done from our official room next to the canteen.
The Program for the Night is listed via this link Come Try Week 1 Program
In attendance on this night will be Kings Track and Field who will have a large range of spiked shoes and racing flats ranging in price from $60 to $100, sizes 1-13
available for you to purchase view their product range at www.ktf.com.au. or call us them on 9763 7444
For expert advice on your sporting needs.
10% of sales will be paid directly to the Club
Our Final School carnival being held at Myimbarr is the Mid South PSSA on the 16th August 2019.