State Teams

Athletics Victoria states squads offer a pathway for individuals to compete in a results focused environment against athletes from around Australia in both track and field, and out of stadia competition. State team’s are made up of athletes who have met certain criteria after competing in state level championships.

2018 Australian Junior & Open Track & Field Championships

Date: Wednesday 14th to Sunday 18th March 2018
Venue: Sydney, NSW

The Victorian team for these Championships will be as large as possible. In 2017 we took approximately 450 athletes to Sydney and delivered over 300 personal best performances.

PREREQUISITE: JUNIOR ATHLETES MUST COMPETE AT THE VICTORIAN JUNIOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SELECTION IN THE STATE TEAM COMPETING AT THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS IN SYDNEY 2018.

  • All medallists (1st, 2nd or 3rd) from the 2017 Victorian All Schools, and 2018 Victorian Junior Championships (born 1999- 2005) automatically qualify to represent Victoria (providing athlete meets pre-requisites listed above).
  • Athletes that achieve the Australian Championship entry standards also qualify to represent Victoria.

Further logistical information will be made available as event draws nearer.

In the interim, performance based qualification processes and relevant information has been posted in the above text, to assist athletes in making the most-informed decisions regarding their qualification process.

Questions regarding the Victorian Team qualification selection process should be directed to Victorian Team Manager, Sean Whipp at the Victorian Team Information Centre during the event or afterwards via sean@athsvic.org.au or 8646 4500.

Please Note: Athletics Victoria will not be providing accommodation or flight options for athletes for this Championship event, therefore athletes will need to make their own travel arrangements.

PLEASE NOTE: Athletes wishing to compete outside of their current age group bracket, must contact State Teams Coordinator Sean Whipp (sean@athsvic.org.au) with your chosen age groups after entering. Failure to do so will result in athletes being entered in their current age group bracket as at 31/12/2018.

To enter please login into your AV Portal and register for the 2018 Australian Junior Athletics Championship. Ensure you read all information included on the event entry page.

General Information

  • Only financial members of a State or Territory Member Association are eligible to compete for an Australian Championship as an individual or in a team category.
  • Athletics Australia encourage nominated participants to wear their State or Territory uniform when competing and for presentation ceremonies.