The NSW Open, U23 & Para Championships is the premier track and field Championship of 2019 in NSW.
Friday 8th March - Sunday 10th March, 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. If you are not currently registered with a club you can register online here. Interstate and International athletes are welcome to enter.
The NSW Track and Field Championships will be conducted in the Open age group, where medals for the Under 23 Championship will be awarded based on results from the Open Championships. The first three athletes aged 20, 21 or 22 in the calendar year of the event will be awarded Under 23 medals.
Para athlete events will be multi disability events. Medals will be awarded as a % of the world record.
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).
Spectators will be required to pay gate entry, Adults - $7.00 per person per day and U18’s - $4.00 per person per day.
A copy of the entry lists will be published here once entries close on Wednesday, 27th February, 2018.
Click here for a copy of the draft timetable
Please click here to view an event grid for all able-bodied, ambulant para, and ambulant wheelchair athletes.
Online entries for the event are now open - please click here to enter.
Online entries will close at 9am, Wednesday 27th February, 2019.
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.
Qualifying for the 2019 Australian Open Championships
On the Day Check-in
Please visit go to http://www.nswathletics.org.au/AAC2019 for all the information regarding qualifying and entering the 2019 Australian Open Championships. Please note that you must compete in the 2019 NSW Open Athletics Championships to be eligible to compete at the National Championships. You can only apply for an exemption if you have been affected by extenuating circumstances such as illness, injury, living overseas and/or living further than 200km away from SOPAC. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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 will be allowed three attempts and the eight athletes with the best valid performances will be allowed a further three attempts.
A copy of the NSW Open, U23 and Para-Athletics Championship rules will be published here shortly.
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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