Welcome to the information page for the 2019 NSW Junior & Youth Championships, one of the premier athletics competitions for junior athletes in the Athletics NSW Calendar.
Friday February 22nd - Sunday February 24th, 2019
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 2018/19 season and be between the ages of 12 and 19 years inclusive i.e. born between 2000 and 2007 inclusive. If you are not currently registered with a club you can register online here.
Online entries for the competition are now open - please click here to enter
Entries will close at 9am Wednesday, 13th February, 2019.
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 2019. For example, if an athlete is 2004 born, and therefore 15 years old on the 31st December 2019, he will be competing in the Under 16 age group.
Para events will be offered in the U16 and U20 age groups only.
Registered Athletics NSW club members must wear their correct club uniform. Athletes must have their Athletics NSW 2018/19 registration numbers attached on the front and back (except in jumps events).
A entry list of all athletes will be published after entries close.
If there are any issues, please contact the office on (02) 9746 1122.
Spectators will be required to pay gate entry: Adults - $7.00 per person per day. U18 and Concession - $4.00 per person per day. Three day passes are available for $12 for adults and $8 for U18's and concession.
A DRAFT Timetable will be published here shortly.
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.
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.
A copy of the Competition Rules will be published here shortly.
Please note there are age restrictions on certain events. An athlete 13 years or younger must not compete in the 5000m, 400m hurdles, steeplechase or 5000m walk. Athletes 15 years or younger must not compete in the 400m hurdles.
Qualifying for the 2019 Australian Junior Championships
Please visit go to http://www.nswathletics.org.au/AAC2019 for all the information regarding qualifying and entering the 2019 Australian Junior Championships.
Live results will be available throughout the competition. Click here to go to the live results site. Collated results will be published on the results page here.
The Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127.
Click here to view a map of the location of the venue.