Over 1600 secondary school athletes will converge on Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre from the 13th-16th October for the 2016 2XU NSW All Schools Track & Field Championships; the state championships for secondary school athletes.
The event incorporates athletes from all sectors of the school system, including Government, Catholic and Independent, and has a long and rich history in NSW, being a breeding ground for many of NSW's best athletes, including Matt Shirvington, Melinda Gainsford-Taylor, Jana Rawlinson and current Rio Olympians Dani Samuels, Fabrice Lapiere, Ryan Gregson, Annelise Ruby, Madeline Hills, Michelle Jenneke, Vicky Mitchell, Ella Nelson, Elloise Wellings, Milly Clark, Jessica Thornton and Scott Westcott.
The competition is open to any athlete currently attending a NSW Secondary School, between the ages of 12-19. There is no direct progression from a previous carnival, and no qualifying standards exist. As long as you submit your entry by the closing date, you can compete!
Click here to view a history of the NSW All Schools Championships.
NSW athletes must attend a NSW Secondary School and be between the ages of 12 and 19 years inclusive i.e. born between 1997 and 2004. Interstate athletes must attend a Secondary School in their state and be between the ages of 12 and 19 years inclusive.
Athletes are to wear their school athletics uniform, school PE uniform or their Senior Athletics Club uniform (Little Athletics uniforms and regional uniforms may not be worn).
Events will be conducted in age groups 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 & 19 years of age. Age is determined as at 31 December 2016.
Click here to view the weight and hurdle specifications.
The following events are offered for para athletes; 100m, 200m, 800m, Shot Put, Discus Throw & Long Jump. Results will be determined as a percentage of the Athletics Australia multi disability scoring tables for each athlete’s classification in the Senior (16-19 year) & Junior (12-15 year) age categories.
Click here to enter online. Online entry closes midnight Thursday 22nd September 2016.
Click here to view the draft timetable. The final timetable will be published after the close of entries.
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. Athletes are encouraged to check-in at the commencement of each day for all of their events for that day.
Athletes will receive their competition numbers when they check-in for their first event, on their first day of competition.
Click here to view the competition rules including lane draws and heat to final progressions.
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 Athletics NSW results page.
Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre, Edwin Flack Ave, Sydney Olympic Park.
Click here for venue information.
Photos in a Flash are the official photography partner for the 2016 NSW All Schools Championships. Photos are available to be purchased throughout the competition. Photos in a Flash will be located on the concourse of the Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre. For more details visit www.photosinaflash.com.au.
Lead Up Meets
There are two warm up meets specifically for athletes competing in the 2016 2XU NSW All Schools Championships. These meets will be held on Saturday 1st October and Sunday 2nd October 2016.
Qualifying for Australian All Schools Championships
Click here to find out how to qualify for the Australian All Schools Championships
Click here to read a brief history of the NSW All Schools Championships.
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