2015 NSW Junior & Youth Championships
Friday 6th - Sunday 8th February 2015
These events are permitted by Athletics Australia (AA). An AA permit allows athletes to qualify for international events and break state and/ or national records.
Athletes must be registered with an Athletics NSW affiliated club for the 2014/15 season and be between the ages of 12 and 19 years inclusive i.e. born between 1996 and 2003 inclusive. If you are not currently registered with a club you can register online here.
Registered Athletics NSW club members must wear their correct club uniform. Athletes must have their Athletics NSW 2014-15 registration numbers attached on the front and back (except in pole vault and high jump events).
Click here to enter online.
Click here for a manual form.
Click here for list of manual entries
Entry fee for Under 20, Under 18 and U17 events is $20 per event and entry fee for Under 16, Under 15 and Under 14 age groups is $15 per event. An entry fee cap of $70 applies to all entries.
Spectators will be required to pay gate entry, Adults - $7.00 per person per day and U18’s - $4.00 per person per day.
Entries close 9am Thursday 29th January 2015.
Late entries are not guaranteed and are only accepted on the approval of the Athletics NSW Competition Manager or Technical Delegate. Athletics NSW reserves the right to refuse late entries. No field event late entries will be accepted. If a track late entry is accepted, it will cost $35 per event and must be lodged 90 minutes prior to the start of the event on the official late entry form.
Click here to view the FINAL timetable. Please check carefully as some changes have been made (in red).
Click here to view the event entry lists (updated 05.02.15). Please check carefully that you are in the events requested. A number of athletes entered the incorrect age category and these have been corrected for you.
Click here to view the important athlete information sheet.
Click here to view the updated junior state records
Please note that the U20 5000m races will not be held during the NSW Junior Championships. They will instead be held as part of the NSW 5000m Championships on Saturday 14th February 2015 at SOPAC.
Qualifying for the 2015 Australian Junior Championships
Any athlete who places 1st, 2nd or 3rd for their age group (U14, U15, U16, U17, U18, U20) will be eligible for the Australian Junior Championships. An athlete must compete at the 2015 NSW Junior & Youth Championships even if already successfully gaining qualification via the 2014 NSW All Schools Championships or have met the qualifying standard. The exception to this rule is a dispensation provided to athletes attending the Australian World Cross Country Selection Trials on Sunday 9th February 2015 in Canberra. If you are one of these athletes seeking exemption please submit your request in writing to Matt Rowan at firstname.lastname@example.org. No exemption will be provided to athletes choosing to attend the Canberra Track Classic on Saturday 8th February 2015.
On the Day Check-in
Athletes must report to Athlete Check-In at least 60 minutes before the start of each of their events to confirm their entry. Failure to check in may results in the athlete being scratched from the event. Athletes are encouraged to check-in at the commencement of each day for all of their events for that day.
The NSW Junior & Youth Championships events will be conducted in the Under 14, Under 15, Under 16, Under 17, Under 18 and Under 20 age group, with age groups determined by age of the athlete on the 31st December 2015. For example, if an athlete is 15 years old on the 31st December 2015, he will be competing in the Under 16 age group. Para events will be offered in the U16 and U20 age groups only.
In all field events, except for the high jump and pole vault, each athlete in the U17, U18, and U20 age groups will be allowed three attempts and the eight athletes with the best valid performances will be allowed a further three attempts. Each athlete in the U14, U15, and U16 age groups will be allowed three attempts and the eight athletes with the best valid performances will be allowed a further single attempt.
Para athletes in the U16 age group will be allowed four attempts in all field events. Para athletes in the U20 age group will be allowed 6 attempts.
Click here to view the NSW Junior & Youth Championship Rules.
Click here to view the 2014/15 Summer Handbook.
Live results will be available throughout the competition. Click here to go to the live results site. Collated results and competition point scores will be published on the results page here.
The Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre
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