2016 NSW Open, U23 and Para Athlete Championships
This meet incorporates the NSW 10 000m Championships and the 5000m Walk Championships
Friday 26th February - Sunday 28th February 2016
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 2015/16 season. If you are not currently registered with a club you can register online here.
The NSW Track and Field Championships will be conducted in the Open age group, where medals for the Under 23 Championship will be awarded based on results from the Open Championships. The first three athletes aged 20, 21 or 22 in the calendar year of the event will be awarded Under 23 medals.
Para athlete events will be multi disability events. Medals will be awarded as a % of the world record.
Registered Athletics NSW club members must wear their correct club uniform. Athletes must have their Athletics NSW 2015-16 registration numbers attached on the front and back (except in pole vault and high jump events).
Click here to enter online.
Entry fee is $20 per event. An entry fee cap of $70 applies to all entries.
Spectators will be required to pay gate entry, Adults - $7.00 per person per day and U18’s - $4.00 per person per day.
Entries close 9am Thursday 18th February 2016. Entries have been extended until 9am Friday February 19, 2016.
Late entries are not guaranteed and are only accepted on the approval of the Athletics NSW Competition Manager or Technical Delegate. Athletics NSW reserves the right to refuse late entries. No field event late entries will be accepted. If a track late entry is accepted, it will cost $35 per event and must be lodged 90 minutes prior to the start of the event on the official late entry form.
Click here to view the DRAFT timetable.
Click here to view the final timetable, released 23.02.2016
Click here to view the athlete startlists, released 23.02.2016
Click here to view the athlete information pack, released 23.02.2016
If there are any issues please contact Katie Dunn via email at the Athletics NSW office.
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.
In all field events, except for the high jump and pole vault, each athlete will be allowed three attempts and the eight athletes with the best valid performances will be allowed a further three attempts.
Click here for the 2015/16 Summer Handbook
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 results page here.
The Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre
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