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2018 NSW Open, U23 and Para Athletics Championships

SOPAC, 2nd - 4th February 2018

Author: Athletics NSW Administrator/Wednesday, 12 July 2017/Categories: ANSW Events

Event date: 2/02/2018 - 5/02/2018 Export event



The NSW Open, U23 & Para Championships is the premier track and field Championship of 2018 in NSW. 

Please note that here will not be a Sydney Classic component to this year's program.



Friday 2nd February - Sunday 4th February 2018

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 2017/18 season. If you are not currently registered with a club you can register online here. Interstate and International athletes are welcome to enter.


Age Groups

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 2017-18 registration numbers attached on the front and back (except in pole vault and high jump events).


Late Entries Are Now Closed

Gate Entry


Spectators will be required to pay gate entry, Adults - $7.00 per person per day and U18’s - $4.00 per person per day.


Start Lists

Click here for a copy of the Start Lists for all track and field events (updated 01.02.2018 with Para-Athlete Classifications and Late online entries)




Click here for a copy of the FINAL timetable

(Updated as of 30/01/18)

Late Entry

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.


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 will be allowed three attempts and the eight athletes with the best valid performances will be allowed a further three attempts. 



Click here to view the Championship rules.




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

Click here to view map.



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