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NSW Junior and Para Junior Championships

NSW Junior and Para Junior Championships

Friday 22nd - Sunday 24th February

Author: Athletics NSW Administrator/Tuesday, 21 August 2018/Categories: Events, ANSW Events

Event date: 22/02/2019 2:00 PM - 24/02/2019 5:00 PM Export event

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

Competition Status

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.

The age determination date for NSW Juniors is the athlete’s age as of 31 December, 2019. If the athlete is turning 16 this year (i.e. born in 2003), they are in the U17 age group. The youngest athlete will be born in 2007 (i.e. turning 12 years this year), and the oldest athlete will be born in 2000 (i.e. turning 19 years this year).

12 years (U14 age group) – born 2007
13 years (U14 age group) – born 2006
14 years (U15 age group) – born 2005
15 years (U16 age group) – born 2004
16 years (U17 age group) – born 2003
17 years (U18 age group) – born 2002
18 years (U20 age group) – born 2001
19 years (U20 age group) – born 2000

Qualifying for the 2019 Australian Junior Championships

Please visit go to for all the information regarding qualifying and entering the 2019 Australian Junior Championships.

Online Entry

All online entries are now closed.

No further entries will be taken after this closing time, under any circumstance.

Age Groups

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).


Entry List

Click here for a copy of the updated entry list. (as of 22/02/19)

If there are any issues, please contact the office at


Gate Entry


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. 



Click here for a copy of the FINAL timetable (as of 20/02/19)

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.

Field Events

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 for a copy of the rules.

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.



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.

Following the completion of events of Saturday's NSW Junior & Para Championships prgoram, Event 2 of the Coles Summer Super Series, the Sydney Track Classic, will take place. Athletics fans will be treated to some high level competition as the sport’s stars chase qualification for the 2019 Doha World Championships.

Highlight match-ups during the Track Classic will include:

Jack Hale v Trae Williams in the Men's 100m
Ryan Gregson v Jordy Williamsz in the Men's 1500m
An all-star lineup including Morgan Mitchell v Anneliese Rubie-Renshaw v Bendere Oboya in the Women's 400m

The 5000m will double as the Australian Championship, and all kids under the age of 18 will be able to watch the race from the track.

The event will also feature;

BLK pop up store
Autograph signings
Athlete meet and greets
FREE ENTRY for all Little Athletics kids!

Date: 23rd February 2019
Location: Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre


First event 5.15pm


To view the Timetable & Entry Lists, Please Click Here 


For the 2019 Event Preview, Please Click Here



▪️Little Athletes – free

▪️Children U12 – free

▪️Adults – Please purchase your tickets Here

We look forward to seeing you at the Sydney Track Classic!



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