Where to Start
Athletics Victoria provides an inclusive, streamlined competition program that creates opportunities for para-athletes at the club to state level and, a pathway to the national competition.
Those athletes wishing to compete in para-athlete categories are required to have an eligible classification under the rules of Athletics Australia. For further information contact Athletics Australia via email@example.com
Athletics Victoria, with support from Athletics Australia, is able to provide equipment for athletes who would normally not have the access or facilities to try a sport or discipline. For further information contact Athletics Australia via firstname.lastname@example.org
To compete in AV recognised competition you must register as an Athlete with a Club and Athletics Victoria.
Athletics Victoria offers a range of opportunities for para-athletes. Through our grassroots competition AVSL, XCR and State Championships competition is available across our summer and winter programs.
In Australia there are various national championships available to para-athletes;
|Australian All Schools Athletics Championships
|The national championships for school students are conducted annually in December. This is an individual championship event where athletes represent their state member association. Athletes do not need to be a member of Athletics Victoria to attend.
|Australian Junior Championships
|The national championships for all registered members under the age of 20 across Australia. This event occurs annually in March/April following on from each Member Associations state junior championships event.
|Australian Open Championships
|The Australian Open Championships are run and conducted annually in March/April by Athletics Australia. It is the final event of the Australian track & field season. The event is conducted as an open age event and entries are taken directly through Athletics Australia.
National Para-Competition Structure
National and State Para Championship Competition Age Groups:
U15, U17, U20 & Open
- Athletics Australia Classification Information
- Paralympics Australia Classification Information
- Application for Transplant Impaired Classification