Clubs

Club/Specialist Group Affiliation

New Clubs and Specialist Groups that wish to affiliate with Athletics Victoria should contact the Memberships Service Officer (maddie.sheedy@athsvic.org.au) to discuss requirements.

Clubs and Specialist Groups that are re-affiliating can do so via the club portal.

Clubs & Specialist Groups

Competing Clubs offer the following membership categories to Members:

  • Athlete
  • Official
  • Coach (Athletics Australia accreditation)
  • Associate Member
  • Competing Club (Victoria)
    $500
    Clubs participating in AV activities
  • Specialist Group
    $0
    Clubs sanctioned by AV to conduct Specialist Group meetings open to registered AV athletes and interstate or international athletes registered with their state/national association

    Athletics Victoria (AV) Specialist Groups must submit a listing of Committee Members who are currently registered as an Athlete, Official, Coach or Associate Member with an affiliated AV Competing Club.

Event Organisers & VAL Clubs

Event organisers who conduct running races within Australia may affiliate with Athletics Victoria. Such event organisers must be incorporated and submit the names of at least five Employees/Volunteers who will be registered with Athletics Victoria as Associate members.

Clubs and event organisers affiliated with the Victorian Athletic League can also affiliate with Athletics Victoria. Such clubs must submit a listing of their Committee Members along with AV Associate Membership forms for any not already registered with an AV Competing Club. The fee below is inclusive of Affiliation and Associate Memberships for Committee Members.

Event Organisers and VAL Clubs cannot register Athletes, Officials or Coaches and Associate memberships are restricted to the Committee/Employees/Volunteers only.

Athletics Victoria has adjusted pricing for Event Organisers and VAL clubs to reflect the increased premium from insurers over the past years. Below pricing is current as at 15/10/2019.

All Event Organisers and VAL clubs wishing to take out insurance are required to submit the following:
– Previous Year Event Entry List
– Event Management Plan for upcoming programme

  • Tier 1 Event Organisers
    $300
    Up to 250 participants per annum.
  • Tier 2 Event Organisers
    $500
    Between 251 and 500 per annum.
  • Tier 3 Event Organisers
    $1000
    Over 501 entrants per annum.

Independent Athletic Organisations

Independent Athletic bodies incorporated in Victoria can affiliate with Athletics Victoria. Such clubs must submit a listing of their Committee Members along with AV Associate Membership forms for any not already registered with an AV Competing Club. The fee below is inclusive of Affiliation and Associate Memberships for Committee Members.

Independent Athletic Organisations cannot register Athletes; however they can register Officials, Coaches and Associate members.

  • Tier 1 Independent
    $200
    Up to 50 members.
  • Tier 2 Independent
    $250
    Between 51 and 100 members.
  • Tier 3 Independent
    $300
    Over 101 members.

Recreational Running Clubs

Recreational Running Clubs incorporated in Victoria can affiliate with Athletics Victoria and offer their members Associate membership, Official registration or Coach membership (via the Athletics Australia Coach
ccreditation scheme).

Recreational Running Clubs cannot register Athletes.

  • First Year Incorporation
    $200
    In the first year of a Recreational Running Club, there is a fee of $200 for affiliation and related administrative costs.
  • Tier 1 Recreational
    $200
    Up to 50 members.
  • Tier 2 Recreational
    $250
    Between 51 and 100 members.
  • Tier 3 Recreational
    $300
    Over 101 members.