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2013 Australian Junior Championships Day 6

Author: Athletics NSW Administrator/Sunday, 17 March 2013/Categories: National Events

Event date: 16/03/2013 - 19/03/2013 Export event

WA Athletics Stadium

The 2013 Australian Junior Championships will be held at the Western Australian Athletics Stadium in Perth.

The Australian Junior Championships is now the premier National Championships for athletes in this transition age group, and athletes can qualify by placing at the NSW Junior Championships or Kombat NSW All Schools or by reaching a qualifing standard.

HOW TO QUALIFY?

There are three ways for athletes to qualify for the Australian Junior Championships:

1. To have placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd in an event at the 2012 Kombat NSW All Schools held in October at Sydney Olympic Park.

2. Reach the entry standard within the qualifying period, as set out by Athletics Australia, which can be accessed by clicking here.

3. Place 1st, 2nd or 3rd in an event at the 2013 NSW Junior Championships.

ELIGIBILITY

To be selected to represent NSW at the Australian Junior Championships, athletes must compete at the NSW Junior Championships in February. For information regarding the NSW Championships, please click here.

Athletes must be registered with Athletics NSW through an affilliated club in order to compete at the Australian Junior Championships and the NSW Junior Championships.

ENTRY

Entry into the Australian Junior Championship is to be completed at the NSW Junior Championships; Friday 10th February, Saturday 11th February and Sunday 12th February. All documentation for this will be available from this page shortly. 

Which Age Group Am I?

An athletes age is determined as the age they are at the 31st December 2013. The table below illustrates the ages for this competition.

Year of Birth Age Group
2000 or 2001 Under 14
1999 or later Under 15
1998 or later Under 16
1997 or later Under 17
1996 or later Under 18
1994 or later Under 20

Under 14 Hammer Throw

After an extensive reveiw, Hammer Throw for the Under 14 year age groups have been included for the first time in 2013 on a trial basis.

Click here for more information.

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