This year Zones will be held on the 10th & 11th December at ES Marks Field, Kensington. Athletes in the age groups U7 through to U17 are eligible for this event.
Entry is $10 per athlete and all parents are asked to help on the day of the event. A list of available events can be found below.
To enter please complete the Inner West Zone nomination form 2016 and return to the club house by 16th November, 2018 with your Registration Fee
ZONE TO REGION PROGRESSION
Regions with three zones will have four automatic places progress; regions with four zones will have three automatic places progress; and regions with two zones will have six automatic places progress through to their respective regions. Then a maximum of four next best qualifiers from each region will also be taken through to the respective regions. Making a total of up to 16 athletes in each event at each region.
Athletes in the U12 to U17 age groups may apply for an Exemption from Zone Championships (as per Rules of Competition, Section D, 1.10), if they are unable to attend their Zone Championships due to selection for NSW in a clashing National or International sporting event. Please ensure that the full rule relating to exemption from zone has been read by all athletes/parents, prior to application.
Click HERE to view the document outlining the progression from zone to region and from region to state.
Click HERE to view the document outlining the determination of next best performances from zone to region and from region to state.
The Regional Championships will be held on the 2nd & 3rd of February 2019 at The Ridge Athletics Track, Barden Ridge. Athletes in the age groups U8 through to U17 are eligible for this event. U8 athletes do not progress past the region championships.
The first two places at each of the eight regions will progress to state. Little Athletics NSW then selects the next best eight clear final performances from across all regions. Making a total of up to 24 athletes in each event at state.
The Trans Tasman is for athletes in the U11 and U12 age groups, from both NSW and Auckland. Every second year, a team from NSW (boys and girls in both the U11 and U12 age groups), travel to Auckland for the Trans Tasman Tour. On alternate years, a team from Auckland travels to Sydney.
Next year it is NSW’s turn to host this Tour. The 2019 Trans Tasman Challenge will be held on Sunday, 13 January 2019 at the Campbelltown Athletics Stadium, Leumeah.
TRANS TASMAN TRIALS
Trials for this event will be held at Campbelltown Athletics Stadium on Sunday, 4 November 2018. Nominations for the Trials will be taken ONLINE only and will close on Wednesday, 24 October 2018. There will be NO late entries. The online entry is at a cost of $20 per athlete entry.
- U12 eligible athletes will have a birthdate between 1 October 2006 and 31 December 2007
- U11 eligible athletes will have a birthdate between 1 January 2008 and 31 December 2008
Further details are now available in BULLETIN NO. 1.
CLICK HERE to view the LIST OF EVENTS for the Trans Tasman Trials.
If you require more details about Trans Tasman, please contact:
Heather Mitchell 9522 9004
Sally Richardson 9427 0534 or 0411 586 001
Source: Little Athletics NSW website
The State Multi-Event Championships are held on the first full weekend in March each year.
The 2019 State Multi-Event Championships will be held at Barden Park, Dubbo on Saturday & Sunday, 2 & 3 March 2019. Thank you to Dubbo City Council and Dubbo Little Athletics for assisting with this event. Entries will open early in the new season and will be ONLINE only. Entries will close on Wednesday, 13 February 2019 at a cost of $25 per athlete entry (with a late entry a week later at $50 per athlete). Usually an officials seminar is held on the Friday evening prior to the event. More information will be posted HERE at a later date.
First event each day will be at 9am, with first call at 8.45am. Athletes participate in ALL of the events on offer for their particular age group. Performances for all events are allocated points, based on the LANSW Multi-Event pointscore system. The points are then added together to determine final results.
View the MULTI-EVENT SCORING TABLES.
Parents are asked to act as Athlete Controllers (which is similar to centre age managers) at the State Multi-Event. There will be up to two (2) Athlete Controllers per age group and gender (eg. Under 9 Boys Blue, Under 9 Girls Pink, Under 10 Boys Silver etc). Groups without Athlete Controllers (Parent helpers) will not be permitted to leave the Meeting Point areas if they don’t have an Athlete Controller. If you are able to assist, please contact Diane Levy via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The events per age are: -
U7 Boys & Girls 50m; 100m; pack start; long jump; shot put; discus
U8 Boys & Girls 70m; 200m; pack start; long jump; shot put; discus
U9 Boys & Girls 100m; 60m hurdles; 800m; long jump; shot put; discus
U10 Boys & Girls 200m; 60m hurdles; 800m; long jump; shot put; discus
U11 Boys & Girls 100m; 60m hurdles; 800m; long jump; shot put; discus
U12 Boys & Girls 200m; 60m hurdles; 800m; long jump; shot put; discus
U13 Boys & Girls 100m; 80m hurdles; 800m; long jump; shot put; discus
U14 Girls 200m; 80m hurdles; 800m; long jump; shot put; discus
U14 Boys 200m; 90m hurdles; 800m; long jump; shot put; discus
U15 Girls 200m; 90m hurdles; 800m; long jump; shot put; high jump; javelin
U15 Boys 100m; 100m hurdles; 800m; long jump; discus; high jump; javelin
U17 Girls 200m; 100m hurdles; 800m; long jump; shot put; high jump; javelin
U17 Boys 100m; 110m hurdles; 800m; long jump; discus; high jump; javelin
State Track & Field Championships
The State Track & Field Championships are the culmination of the track & field competition season. This coming season the Championships will be a two-day event held on Saturday & Sunday, 16 & 17 March 2019 at SOPAC (Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre). (See Conditions of Entry to SOPAC). Athletes in the age groups U9 through to U17 are eligible for this event. Qualifying to state is via performances at each of the 8 regions.
For further information please visit the LANSW site here
State Relay Championships
The State Relay Championships is the largest event on the LANSW calendar in terms of number of competitors. As the name suggests the championships are comprised entirely of relay events. The State Relays are held in November each year. Junior athletes (U8 to U11) compete on the Saturday and Senior athletes (U12 to U17) compete on the Sunday. This season the championships are being held on the weekend of 17 & 18 November at Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre (SOPAC). Entries are by centre only (NOT TEAM) and will close at the LANSW office on Wednesday, 31 October, 2018.
Performances in each of the field events are allocated points, based on the LANSW Multi-Event points score system. The performances of all athletes in each team are added together to determine final results.
State Cross-Country & Road Walk
Further details on both events for the 2018 season will be posted here as soon as they become available.