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2019 Hunter Schools Nitro Challenge

2019 Hunter Schools Nitro Challenge

Wednesday, August 28th 2019

Author: Athletics NSW Administrator/Wednesday, 29 May 2019/Categories: Events, ANSW Events

Event date: 28/08/2019 Export event

The Hunter Nitro Schools Challenge - a rebranded, revamped, and revitalised schools-based athletics event based on the success of Nitro athletics - will be the most exciting brand of school athletics team-based competition yet!

All secondary schools in Greater Hunter Region are invited to enter as many teams as they wish into this year's Hunter Schools Nitro Challenge, which is to be held the famous "Blue Track" of the Fearnley Dawes Athletic Centre.


Date: Wednesday 28th August, 2019

Event times: 10:30am-3:30pm 
Location: Fearnley Dawes Athletic Centre, 25 National Park St, Newcastle West (please click here to view a location of the venue) 


Team Entry

Online team registrations will be available shortly

(Registrations will close 9am Wednesday, 21st August 2019.)

Please note that any teams entered online that do not compete on the day will not be charged, as long as the Competition Manager is notified at least 45 minutes prior to the first event of the day (i.e. no later than 9:45am)

Online registration help guide

Please click here to access a step-by-step help guide to assist processing your school's team registration.


A DRAFT timetable will be available shortly. 

Competition Rules 

To view a full copy of the competition rules, events, event descriptions, and other important information regarding the Hunter Schools Nitro Challenge event, please click here. 

Please note that the minimum team requirement for the Intermediate and Senior teams has been decreased from 10 members to 9 members, in order for the schools to be eligible to progress to the National Nitro Schools Challenge. The Junior team minimum requirement has stayed at 6 members.

Additionally, the minimum team requirement to enter a Junior team has been decreased to 5 members, and for the Intermediate and Senior teams has been decreased to 6 members. Please note that teams who do not have the minimum number of members stated above will not be eligible to progress to the National Nitro Schools Challenge.



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