2018 Australian Athletics Championships & Nomination Trials

General Information

Date: Thursday 15th February – Sunday 18th February 2018

Location: Cararra Stadium, Gold Coast, Queensland

Entry Fees (set by AA):- $50 (inc GST) for the 1st event entry and then $30 (inc GST) for each event thereafter

*Entry to the 2018 Australian Athletics Championships and Nomination Trials will be managed by each State Member Association at the request of Athletics Australia and will include verification of every performance to ensure entry standards have been met.
Athletics Victoria will be charging an admin fee of $1 per entry to partially cover these above costs.

How to enter: All entries are to be completed via the AV Members Portal. Please note the following about the entry process.

With Athletics Australia setting the entry fees at $50 for the first event, and $30 for each subsequent event,  every athlete will need to manually select the COMPULSORY AA ENTRY FEE ($21) product along with each event entry before moving to the payment page. This fee ($21) covers the balance for each 1st event entry and the $1 AV admin fee.

*If the AA EVENT ENTRY FEE is not selected, your entry will not be valid until paid.

Each entry must include your seasons best performance which will be verified by Athletics Victoria and Athletics Australia.

Athletics Victoria Relays:- Athletes can nominate an expression of interest to represent Victoria in the Open Womens and Mens 4 x 100m and 4 x 400m Relay. To be eligible, you must be able to wear the Athletics Victoria State Uniform at these Championships. The final squad for all relays will be provided (FOC) with the Athletics Victoria uniform.

If you have any questions about the entry process or relays please contact Sean Whipp at Athletics Victoria via sean@athsvic.org.au or via phone on 86464500.

Event Entry Standards

Entry Standards: Athletes wishing to enter this event must have met the entry standards which are set out in the tab above.

For all events (except the 10,000m and Combined events ) the qualifying period to achieve the entry standard commenced on 1 January 2017.

Athletes are required to provide their Seasons Best performance (from 1 October 2017) for each event that they wish to enter.

If your Seasons Best performance (from 1 October 2017) does not meet the entry standard please still enter your Seasons Best into the AV portal and then email your qualifying performance to sean@athsvic.org.au

Competition Entry Rules

For all information on entry rules please ensure that you read the following information

 2018 Australian Athletics Championships – Entry Rules

Draft Timetable

The draft timetable for the Australian Championships and Selection Trials  – click on the link.

Draft Australian Championships and Selection Trials Timetable