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More than 3,500 track and field athletes of all ages will compete in the 2019 Australian Athletics Championships, with the Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre set to host the combined Junior and Open aged championships for able-bodied and para-athletes from 1st April to 7th April 2019.

Set to span an impressive eight days, the 2019 Australian Athletics Championships will be the largest annual athletics event in Australia and the Oceania-Pacific region in terms of sporting endeavour, participation, whole-of-sport engagement and celebration.

Combined Event Championships (U15-U18) will be held at the Domain Athletics Centre, Hobart, Tasmania on the 15th-17th March. Entries directly through Athletics Australia. Under 20 and Open Combined Event Championships will be held with the 2019 Australian Athletics Championships in Sydney, 1st April - 7th April. 

Eiligibility to represent nsw

All athletes wishing to represent NSW at the 2019 Australian Athletics Championships must:

  • Be a minimum of 12 years of age as at 31 December 2019
  • Be a registered and financial member of Athletics NSW at the time of competition
  • Compete in the 2019 NSW Junior Athletics Championships (22nd -24th February) / NSW Open Athletics Championships (8th - 10th March)**
  • Compete in at least one other ANSW event during the 2018/19 summer season**

**Athletes who live further than 200km from Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre or who have extenuating circumstances can apply to Athletics NSW for an exemption. 

qualification to the nsw team

To qualify to compete for NSW in the Australian Athletics Championships, athletes must satisfy at least one of the following criteria:

Place First, Second or Third at:

  • NSW All Schools Athletics Championships (27th - 30th September 2018)**
  • NSW Junior Athletics Championships (22nd - 24th February 2019)
  • NSW Open Athletics Championships (8th - 10th March 2019)

Achieve the 2018/19 Athletics Australia National Entry Standard for the relevant age group and event. Entry Standards must be achieved at a National Permitted Event. NSW events that hold a National Permit include:

  • NSW All Schools Athletics Championships
  • NSW Junior Athletics Championships
  • NSW Open Athletics Championships
  • Australian All Schools Athletics Championships
  • Any event on the ANSW Calendar 
  • 2018 GPS Athletics Championship

In addition to this athletes results from the following events will be accepted:

  • NSW Little Athletics Championships 2018
  • NSW PSSA Athletics Championships 2018 - only athletes who finish first in their event in the 12 year old age group(s) will automatically qualify  

PLEASE NOTE: ATHLETES MUST COMPETE AT NSW JUNIOR/ OPENS NSW CHAMPIONSHIPS IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS. 

**Due to the year change, athletes will compete 'up' in the next age division. I.e. If athletes qualified in the 15 years age group (U16), they will compete in the U17 age group at the Australian Junior Championships.

 

Registrations

ATHLETICS AUSTRALIA JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS NSW TEAM LIST 

 

Congratulations to the following athletes who will be representing NSW at the 2019 Athletics Australian Championships!

NSW Junior Athletics Team List as at 20th March 2019


ATHLETICS AUSTRALIA OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS NSW TEAM LIST

Congratulations to the following athletes who will be representing NSW at the 2019 Athletics Australian Championships!

NSW Opens Athletics Team List as at 20th March 2019

For any enquiries please contact stateteams@nswathletics.org.au

key dates

Thursday 27th - Sunday 30th September 2018
NSW All Schools Championships
Friday 22nd - Sunday 24th February 2019
NSW Junior Athletics Championships
Friday 8th - Sunday 10th March 2019
NSW Athletics Championships 
Saturday 30th March - Sunday 7th April 2019
Australian Athletics Championships

Contact

Any questions regarding the NSW team for the 2019 Australian Athletics Championships, please contact the ANSW office

Email stateteams@nswathletics.org.au
Phone (02) 9746 1122