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2018 Victorian Open and Para Track & Field Championships


General Information

 

Athletes must report to the athlete TIC AREA no later than 1 HOUR PRIOR to the start time of the first round of each event they have entered and sign in. Failure to do so may result in disqualification. If you are running late for any reason and wish to contact a member of the Athletics Victoria staff on the day please contact 0447 202 160.

Note: Pole Vault athletes are to check in 90 minutes prior to their event start time.


Victorian Open Championship Results

The Victorian Open and Para Track & Field Championships have returned to a standalone weekend in the Victorian Championships schedule. With the Commonwealth Games being held on the Gold Coast in 2018, Athletics Australia have split the Open and Junior National Championships for this year from the original format in 2017. Athletics Victoria has replicated and aligned with Athletics Australia for the Victorian Championships with the Junior and Open Championships running on two separate weekends at Lakeside Stadium consecutively.

Date: Friday 2 – Sunday 4 March, 2018

Location: Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park (Melway Ref: 57 H3) (Google Maps)

Entry to Lakeside: Access to Lakeside Stadium is via Gate 1.

Gate fees are as follows:
3 Day Pass ($20.00)
2 Day Pass ($15.00)
1 Day Pass ($10.00)

 Free entry for competing athletes, AA affiliated coaches & children under 12

**PLEASE ENSURE YOU HAVE YOUR TICKETS ON YOU AT ALL TIMES AS THEY WILL ALSO BE USED AS PASS
OUTS THROUGHOUT THE MEET AT GATE 1 & THE WARM UP GATE**

If you have issues entering the event please contact Athletics Victoria PRIOR to the closing date at summer@athsvic.org.au or the Competitions Department on 8646 4512/8646 4526 and leave a message explaining the issues you are experiencing. Athletics Victoria will not accept any late entries and emails received after the closing date.

NOTE: A draft timetable will be published prior to entries closing. Following the closure of entries, AV will publish a provisional timetable with allocated provisional times.

Please Note: Athletes must be a member of Athletics Victoria or their state/national association in order to compete at State Championship events. Any athletes that enter and do not meet this criteria will be asked to become a member of their state association otherwise they may not be able to compete.

Enquiries

Any enquiries regarding the 2018 Open and Open Para Track & Field Championships should be forwarded to competitions@athsvic.org.au

Refunds

Event entries will be refunded in full, less a 10% administration fee (minimum $5) where;
– requests are received prior to the competition closing date and time
– requests received after the competition closing date and time must be accompanied by a current medical certificate before the first day of competition.

Requests are to be made via writing to competitions@athsvic.org.au

Upcoming Events

Please see below dates for our upcoming events

AV Masters Track & Field Championships – Doncaster

Saturday 24th – Sunday 25th of March 2018

Competition Rules

Competition: All events shall be conducted in accordance with the rules of the IAAF and Athletics Victoria.

Check-In:  Athletes must report to the athlete TIC AREA no later than 1 HOUR PRIOR to the start time of the first round of each event they have entered and sign in. Failure to do so may result in disqualification. If you are running late for any reason and wish to contact a member of the Athletics Victoria staff on the day please contact 0447 202 160.

Note: Pole Vault athletes are to check in 90 minutes prior to their event start time.

In the case of insufficient athletes reporting to the athlete tic area by the required time for the need to conduct heats or semi finals, then all athletes who reported will progress to the final which will be held at the scheduled FINAL TIME.

Uniforms: Athletes must be attired in their official registered uniform of their first claim Athletics Victoria club uniform with their current athletics victoria registration numbers firmly affixed so the entire number and sponsorship information can be easily read. (refer IAAF rule 18). The victory ceremony is considered part of the competition. Athletes competing by invitation must compete in their club, state or national uniform.

Entry Numbers: Only one (1) entry is required for an event to be included on the program. However to provide competition, events may be combined with a similar event if available.

Clash of Events: If an athlete has a “clash of events”, they will need to fill out a “clash of events” form out which can be found in the call room.

Scratchings: Any athlete who competes in a round of an event in the championships and qualifies for a subsequent round then withdraws from that event, without a medical certificate, WILL NOT be permitted to compete in any other event during the championships.

Footwear: At Lakeside, the part which projects from the sole or heel must not exceed 7mm for track events and 9mm for all field events. Pyramid and Christmas Tree spikes are permitted, needle or pin spikes are not permitted.

Private Implements: Only implements provided and previously tested by the technical officer may be used. Athletes wishing to use private implements must lodge them with the technical officer on duty AT LEAST 2 HOURS PRIOR to the scheduled starting time of the event. The implement will be retained until the completion of that event and will be available for all athletes in that event to use.

Starting Blocks: The use of starting blocks is compulsory for all open athletes competing in events up to and including 400m.

Call Room: All athletes are required to report to the CALL ROOM prior to any event in which they will compete (heats,  semi finals and finals), dressed in their competition uniform and ready to compete.

Event Time (minutes prior) Event Time (minutes prior)
Pole Vault 70 minutes Hurdles & Steeplechase 35 minutes
High Jump & all throws 45 minutes All other track & relay events 25 minutes
Long Jump & Triple Jump 35 minutes

Please note that ONLY ATHLETES and approved OFFICIALS will be allowed in the Call Room.

In the Call Room athletes will be marshalled and their competition uniforms, bib number(s), hip numbers (if applicable), shoes and other equipment checked to ensure they comply with competition rules. Once athletes have checked-in at the Call Room, they are not permitted to leave the Call Room until they proceed to the start of the event, accompanied by a marshall. Athletes who do not proceed to the start of the event accompanied by a marshall will not be allowed to compete, unless they had received prior approval.

If an athlete is likely to have a clash of events, the athlete must notify the Call Room of this at the time of reporting in for the first of their scheduled events.

Field Attempts: Field Events will have 3 attempts, with the top 8 to then get 3 more attempts. If the event is split into 2 pools due to large numbers the top 8 athletes between both pools will be eligible to get the next attempt(s). If the top 8 are in different pools they will complete the extra attempts in the same pool they have already been competing in.

Pole Vault & High Jump Start Heights:

Age Group High Jump Pole Vault
Open Men 1.70m 3.60m
Open Women 1.45m 2.50m

Leg Numbers: Athletes in events 800m or longer will be required to wear a leg number to assist the photo finish operator in identifying athletes. Leg numbers will be distributed at the start line during the marshalling period.

Finals numbers: Where possible, the number of finalists will be as follows:

100                         1–8 final only

200/400 metres       1–8 final only

Hurdles (100/110)   1–8 final only

Hurdles (400)           1–8 final only

800 metres                1–12 final only

1500 metres**          1–15 final only

**The competition director may decide to conduct a straight final where there are less than 16 athletes registered in Round 1 of the 1500 metres. A final will be run with 15 athletes at Final Time

These numbers remain subject to changes made by the administration delegate

Progressions

100m, 200m, 400m Events

No. of Heats Qualifiers
2 First 3 in each heat & the next 2 fastest go into final
3 First 2 in each heat & the next 2 fastest go into final
4 First 3 in each heat & next 4 fastest go into two semi-finals
5 First 4 in each heat & next 4 fastest go into three semi-finals
6 First 3 in each heat & next 6 fastest go into three semi-finals
7 First 3 in each heat & next 3 fastest go into three semi-finals
No. of Semis Qualifiers
2 First 3 in each semi & next 2 fastest go into final
3 First 2 in each semi & next 2 fastest go into final

800m events – 12 per heat

No. of Heats Qualifiers
2 First 4 in each heat & the next 4 fastest go into final
3 First 3 in each heat & the next 3 fastest go into final
4 First 2 in each heat & the next 4 fastest go into final
5 First 2 in each heat & the next 2 fastest go into final

1500m events – 15 per heat

No. of Heats Qualifiers
2 First 5 in each heat & the next 5 fastest go into final
3 First 4 in each heat & the next 3 fastest go into final
4 First 3 in each heat & the next 3 fastest go into final

Withdrawals: Any athlete who competes in any round of an event in a championship, and qualifies for a subsequent round, but withdraws without a signed medical certificate, will not be permitted to compete in any event conducted by Athletics Victoria for a period of 14 days from the date of the event in which the athlete failed to compete. The medical certificate does not have to be produced for the athlete to scratch from the event but must be produced within seven days or before the next event the athlete competes in (whichever is the sooner) to the Athletics Victoria office. If the medical certificate is produced during the championship it must be given to the Administration Delegate.

Medals: Presentations will be made as soon as possible after the event. All placegetters are asked to assist with this procedure by going with an official at the completion of the event to the ceremonial area. Each athlete must wear either their competition singlet or tracksuit top for the victory ceremony. Medallions will be presented to competitors placed first, second and third. Invitational medals will be given to any thletes who compete and place in the top 3 before current Athletics Victoria members.

Multi Class Athletes: All Para events will be conducted in Ambulant, Wheelchair & Secured categories. Each athlete’s performance will be compared for his or her classification and converted to a percentage to determine the finishing order in each event.

Protests: Any enquires regarding entries; check-in or reporting at the championships on the days of competition shall be made to the administration delegate or competition manager.

Any protest regarding the competition, shall in the first instance, be made orally to the referee by the athlete or by a person acting on his/her behalf, within 30 minutes of the official announcement of the result. The referee may decide on the protest or may refer the matter to the jury of appeal. If the referee makes a decision, the athlete may appeal to the jury within 30 minutes.

Appeals must be in writing, signed by the athlete (or a responsible adult on behalf of the athlete) and submitted to the administration manager located in the administration area.  The protest must be accompanied by a deposit of $50.00 which may be forfeited should the protest be considered frivolous (IAAF rule 146).  Protest/appeal forms are available at administration area.

 


2018 Victorian Junior and Para Track & Field Championships


General Information

 


Full Results

Athletes must report to the athlete TIC AREA no later than 1 HOUR PRIOR to the start time of the first round of each event they have entered and sign in. Pole Vault is 90 minutes prior. Failure to do so may result in disqualification. If you are running late for any reason and wish to contact a member of the Athletics Victoria staff on the day please contact 0447 202 160.

The Victorian Junior and Para Track & Field Championships have returned to a standalone weekend in the Victorian Championships schedule. With the Commonwealth Games being held on the Gold Coast in 2018, Athletics Australia have split the Junior and Open National Championships for this year from the original format in 2017. Athletics Victoria has replicated and aligned with Athletics Australia for the Victorian Championships with the Junior and Open Championships running on two separate weekends at Lakeside Stadium consecutively.

Date: Friday 23 – Sunday 25 February, 2018

Location: Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park (Melway Ref: 57 H3) (Google Maps)

Entry to Lakeside: Access to Lakeside Stadium is via Gate 1.

Gate fees are as follows:
3 Day Pass ($20.00)
2 Day Pass ($15.00)
1 Day Pass ($10.00)

 Free entry for competing athletes, AA affiliated coaches & children under 12

**PLEASE ENSURE YOU HAVE YOUR TICKETS ON YOU AT ALL TIMES AS THEY WILL ALSO BE USED AS PASS OUTS THROUGHOUT THE MEET AT GATE 1 & THE WARM UP GATE**

NOTE: Following the closure of entries, AV will publish a provisional timetable with allocated provisional times.

Please Note: Athletes must be a member of Athletics Victoria or their state/national association in order to compete at State Championship events. Any athletes that enter and do not meet this criteria will be asked to become a member of their state association otherwise they may not be able to compete.

Enquiries

Any enquiries regarding the Victorian Junior and Para Track & Field Championships should be forwarded to competitions@athsvic.org.au

Refunds

Event entries will be refunded in full, less a 10% administration fee (minimum $5) where;
– requests are received prior to the competition closing date and time
– requests received after the competition closing date and time must be accompanied by a current medical certificate before the first day of competition.

Requests are to be made via writing to competitions@athsvic.org.au

Similar Events 

A competitor may not officially enter the same or similar event in more than one age group.

Upcoming Events

Please see below dates for our upcoming events

AV Open and Para Track & Field Championships – Lakeside Stadium

Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th of March 2018

More information to come shortly. Stay tuned to the AV website.

Competition Rules

Competition: All events shall be conducted in accordance with the rules of the IAAF and Athletics Victoria.

Check In: Athletes must report to the athlete TIC AREA no later than 1 HOUR PRIOR to the start time of the first round of each event they have entered and sign in. Pole Vault is 90 minutes prior. Failure to do so may result in disqualification. If you are running late for any reason and wish to contact a member of the Athletics Victoria staff on the day please contact 0447 202 160.

In the case of insufficient athletes reporting to the Check-In area by the required time for the need to    conduct heats or semi finals, then all athletes who reported will progress to the final which will be held at the scheduled HEAT TIME unless specified otherwise by the Championship Committee.

Similar Events: A competitor may not officially enter the same or similar event in more than one age group on the same weekend.

Entry Numbers: Only one (1) entry is required for an event to be included on the program. However to provide competition, events may be combined with a similar event/age group if available.

Field Events: The minimum age to compete in hammer and pole vault is 12 years of age. Athletes who are 12 or 13 years of age should not take part in these events unless they have received relevant coaching and advice from a recognized coach experienced in these events, prior to the day of competition.

Clash of Events: If an athlete has a “clash of events” they will need to report to the official at the competition area of their second event to let them know they will be late due to a clash with another event. Please see the IAAF ruling that will be followed below for a “clash of events”.

Rule 142.3.  If an athlete is entered in both a Track Event and Field Event, or in more than one Field Event taking place simultaneously, the appropriate Referee may, for one round of trials at a time, or for each trial in the High Jump and Pole Vault, allow an athlete to take his/her trial in an order different from that decided upon by the draw prior to the start of the competition. However, if an athlete subsequently is not present for a particular trial, it shall be deemed that he/she is passing once the period allowed for the trial has elapsed. Athletes who arrive late must enter the competition in the round that the competition has progressed to and without the benefit of using the runway or circle for the purposes of warmup. In all cases no Athlete is entitled to makeup the trials.

Scratching’s: Any athlete who competes in a round of an event in the championships and qualifies for a subsequent round then withdraws from that event, without a medical certificate, WILL NOT be permitted to compete in any other event during the championships, including relays.

Uniform: Athletes must be attired in their official registered uniform of their first claim Athletics Victoria club uniform with their current Athletics Victoria bib numbers. Athletes who are competing from out of state must compete in their club, state or national uniform. JDS athletes will be competing in their LAVic club uniform. Uniform will be checked in Call Room and if you are not in the correct attire you may be disqualified from competing. No Victorian Team uniform is to be worn while competing at the Victorian Juniors.

Call Room: All athletes must report to the CALL ROOM prior to their event. The closing times for reporting the Call Room are below:

Event Call Room Time Event Call Room Time
Pole Vault 70 minutes Hurdles & Steeplechase 35 minutes
High Jump & all throws 45 minutes All other track & relay events 25 minutes
Long Jump & Triple Jump 35 minutes

Please Note: ONLY ATHLETES and approved OFFICIALS will be allowed in the call room

In the Call Room athletes will be marshalled and their competition uniforms, bib number(s), hip numbers (if applicable), shoes and other equipment checked to ensure they comply with competition rules. Once athletes have checked-in at the Call Room, they are not permitted to leave the Call Room until they proceed to the start of the event, accompanied by a marshall. Athletes who do not proceed to the start of the event accompanied by a marshall will not be allowed to compete, unless they had received prior approval.

If an athlete is likely to have a clash of events, the athlete must notify the Call Room of this at the time of reporting in for their first scheduled events.

Footwear: At Lakeside, the part which projects from the sole or heel must not exceed 7mm for track events and 9mm for all field events. Pyramid and Christmas Tree spikes are permitted, needle or pin spikes are not permitted.

Personal Implements: Only implements provided and previously tested by the technical officer may be used. Athletes wishing to use private implements must lodge them with the technical officer on duty AT LEAST 2 HOURS PRIOR to the scheduled starting time of the event. The implement will be retained until the completion of that event and will be available for all athletes in that event to use.

Please note: Pole Vault athletes must bring their own pole to compete with. Athletics Victoria does not provide any athletes with a pole for this event.

Starting Blocks: The use of starting blocks is compulsory for all underage athletes competing in events up to and including 400m. Only starting blocks supplied by Lakeside Stadium will be permitted for use.

Leg Numbers: Athletes in events 800m or longer will be required to wear a leg number to assist the photo finish operator in identifying athletes. Leg numbers will be distributed either at the Call Room or at the start line during the marshalling period.

Pit Lane: Pit lane will be operational for all U17, U18 and U20 Men and Women walks events this weekend. These age groups will also have pit lane at National Juniors.

Field Attempts:

  • U17-U20 will have 3 attempts, with the top 8 to then get 3 more attempts
  • U14-U16 will have 3 attempts, with the top 8 to then get 1 more attempt.
  • If your event is split into 2 pools due to large numbers the top 8 athletes between both pools will be eligible to get the next attempt(s). If the top are in different pools they will complete the extra attempts in the same pool they have already been competing in.

Medals: Presentations will be made as soon as possible after the event. All placegetters are asked to assist with this procedure by going with an official at the completion of the event to the ceremonial area. Each athlete must wear either their competition singlet or tracksuit top for the victory ceremony. Medallions will be presented to Victorian competitors placed first, second and third. Invitational (JDS, interstate/national) athletes will receive an invitational medal if they place in the top three (3) before current Athletics Victoria members.

Multi Class Athletes: Multi Class Athletes will compete together in the same event, but will be separated into the U16 and U20 age groups for results purposes. Results will be put into the current MDS tables supplied by Athletics Australia. Medals will be awarded in gender and age groups (U16 & U20) throughout the weekend.

Finals numbers: Where possible, the number of finalists will be as follows:

100m 8 Hurdles (400) 8
200/400m 8 800 Metres 12
Hurdles (80/90/100/110) 8 1500 Metres 15

 

Advancement to Semi Finals and Finals of Events:
Shall be subject to the following rules:

Progressions

100m, 200m, 400m Events

No. of Heats Qualifiers
2 First 3 in each heat & the next 2 fastest go into final
3 First 2 in each heat & the next 2 fastest go into final
4 First 3 in each heat & next 4 fastest go into two semi-finals
5 First 4 in each heat & next 4 fastest go into three semi-finals
6 First 3 in each heat & next 6 fastest go into three semi-finals
7 First 3 in each heat & next 3 fastest go into three semi-finals
No. of Semis Qualifiers
2 First 3 in each semi & next 2 fastest go into final
3 First 2 in each semi & next 2 fastest go into final

800m events – 12 per heat

No. of Heats Qualifiers
2 First 4 in each heat & the next 4 fastest go into final
3 First 3 in each heat & the next 3 fastest go into final
4 First 2 in each heat & the next 4 fastest go into final
5 First 2 in each heat & the next 2 fastest go into final

1500m events – 15 per heat

No. of Heats Qualifiers
2 First 5 in each heat & the next 5 fastest go into final
3 First 4 in each heat & the next 3 fastest go into final
4 First 3 in each heat & the next 3 fastest go into final

Straight sprint heats/finals may consist of 10 athletes due to large entry numbers. If only 10 athletes check-in for a heat it will go to a straight final at HEAT TIME.If not enough athletes check-in for there to be heats and finals then the final will be run at HEAT TIME. Important please note:

  • 1500m events: For age groups which have heats and finals listed if only 15 athletes check-in we will run the event as a straight final at HEAT TIME.
  • 800m events: If only 10 athletes check-in for these events we will run this as a straight final at HEAT TIME.
  • It is at the discretion of Athletics Victoria and the Competition Director on the day of competition to make any changes to the above rules.

In the event of entry into the finals being decided on time and where more than the required number of athletes have the same qualifying time, and where the number of qualifiers exceeds the number of lanes available, Athletics Victoria reserves the right to limit the field to less than the number of lanes available.

For events with two or more rounds, invitation athletes can only make up 50% of the final field, therefore a  maximum of four invitation athletes can progress through to a track final. This also applies to the extra three attempts in relevant field events; only four invitation athletes can progress through to the additional throws/jumps round. If there are not enough Victorian registered athletes to fill 50% of the final, invitation athletes will be progressed.

 Start Heights (Pole Vault & High Jump):

Age Grp Girls HJ Girls PV Boys HJ Boys PV
U20 1.40m 2.20m 1.65m 2.80m
U18 1.40m 2.00m 1.65m 2.60m
U17 1.40m 2.00m 1.60m 2.60m
U16 1.30m 1.60m 1.50m 2.00m
U15 1.30m 1.40m 1.45m 1.80m
U14 1.25m 1.40m 1.30m 1.60m

 Weather Policy: In the event of extreme heat during the weekend, please note Athletics Victoria may modify the program for the safety of athletes, officials and spectators. If this is to happen Athletics Victoria will communicate this as soon as possible via the AV website, social media and email to all participants.

False Start Rule: In all track events a competitor will be disqualified when he/she has recorded one (1) false start in an event (IAAF Rule 162.7). Please note: U14 age groups will be disqualified after two (2) false starts.

Protests: 

  • Any enquires regarding entries; check-in or reporting at the championships on the days of competition shall be made to the administration delegate or competition manager.
  • Any protest regarding the competition, shall in the first instance, be made orally to the referee by the athlete or by a person acting on his/her behalf, within 30 minutes of the official announcement of the result.

The referee may decide on the protest or may refer the matter to the jury of appeal.  If the referee makes a decision, the athlete may appeal to the jury within 30 minutes.

Appeals must be in writing, signed by the athlete (or a responsible adult on behalf of the athlete) and submitted to the administration manager located in the administration area.  The protest must be accompanied by a deposit of $50.00 which may be forfeited should the protest be considered frivolous (IAAF rule 146).  Protest/appeal forms are available at administration area.

Age Groups

Para Athletes: Athletes will compete together in the same event, but will be separated into the U16 (Year of Birth – 2003,04,05,06,07) and U20 (Year of Birth – 1999,2000,01,02) age groups for results purposes. Results will be put into the current MDS tables supplied by Athletics Australia. Medals will be awarded in gender and age groups (U16 & U20) throughout the weekend.

National Juniors Eligibility

To be eligible to participate at the Australian Junior Track & Field championships you must compete in at least one event at the Victorian Junior Track & Field Championships and be a member of Athletics Victoria and an Athletics Victoria affiliated club.

If you have competed at the Victorian Junior Track & Field Championships you must then meet one of the below criteria:

  • Achieved a qualifying standard since January 1st 2017 according to the Athletics Australia Standards (You do not need to compete in the same event at the Victorian T&F Championships, but you must compete in at least one event)
  • Finished 1st, 2nd or 3rd, at either the 2017 Victorian All Schools, or the 2018 Victorian Junior Championships

Further information in regards to the Australian Junior Track & Field championships is available by clicking here or at the Victorian Junior Track & Field Championships within the Presidents Room located at the back of the Bob Jane Grandstand (front straight).


2017/18 AV Shield Final


Results
 
Team Scores
 
Graded Results

PLEASE NOTE: Roads within Albert Park Reserve will be CLOSED between 8am and 10am due to the Queens Baton Relay that will be travelling along Lakeside Drive. The Queens Baton Relay will visit Lakeside Stadium and Shield Final at approximately 9:30am.

Please be aware due to the road closure and Queens Baton Relay that there will be increased traffic and may impact on the availability of carparks at Lakeside stadium.

Click HERE to view the road closures during this time.

2018 National Junior Multi and Victorian Multi Track & Field Championships


General Information


Junior National Multi Championship Results

Victorian Multi Championship Results

Athletes must report to the athlete TIC AREA no later than 1 HOUR PRIOR to the start time of the first event of each day they have entered and sign in. Failure to do so may result in disqualification. If you are running late for any reason and wish to contact a member of the Athletics Victoria staff on the day please contact 0447 202 160.

Please note: Athletes will need to provide their starting height and seasons best for any vertical jump events (high jump & pole vault) they will undertake during their multi competition.

The 2018 Victorian Multi Championships was postponed due to extreme heat on Saturday 6th January. A new date and venue has been confirmed as Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th March 2018. No further entries will be taken for this competition. 

Date: Saturday 3rd March – Sunday 4th March, 2018

Location: Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park 3206

Entry to Lakeside: Access to Lakeside Stadium is via Gate 1.

Gate fees are as follows:
3 Day Pass ($20.00)
2 Day Pass ($15.00)
1 Day Pass ($10.00)

 Free entry for competing athletes, AA affiliated coaches & children under 12

**PLEASE ENSURE YOU HAVE YOUR TICKETS ON YOU AT ALL TIMES AS THEY WILL ALSO BE USED AS PASS OUTS THROUGHOUT THE MEET AT GATE 1 & THE WARM UP GATE**

Uniforms: Athletes competing in the Victorian Multi-Event Championships ONLY must be attired in their official registered uniform of their first claim Athletics Victoria club uniform with their current Athletics Victoria registration numbers firmly affixed so the entire number and sponsorship information can be easily read. (refer IAAF rule 18).

Athletes competing in the National Junior Multi-Event must be attired in their State uniform. (National Uniform is to be worn by NZ Athletes)

The victory ceremony is considered part of the competition and as such must attend the ceremony in their respective uniform.

Refunds

Entry fees will only be refunded if a cancellation is received in writing to competitions@athsvic.org.au  prior to entries closing. Any refunds after this time will be processed only if the written notification is accompanied with a medical certificate before the first day of competition.

More information to come shortly. Stay tuned to the AV website.

Competition

RULES OF COMPETITION 

Competition: All events shall be conducted in accordance with the rules of the IAAF and Athletics Victoria.

Age determination: Age group calculation is taken from the 31 December 2018. Overage athletes (40+, 50+) age group calculation will be taken from the first day of competition 3 March 2018.

Age Group Year of Birth Age Group Year of Birth
Under 14 2005, 2006 Open 1998 or earlier
Under 16 2003, 2004 40+ 6/1/1978 – 7/1/1967
Under 18 2001, 2002 50+ 6/1/1968 – Earlier
Under 20 1999, 2000

Mixed Competition: Both male and female athletes must compete in their own gender events for these championships. No athlete will be permitted to compete in another gender event at any Athletics Victoria Championship events (IAAF rule 145).

Entry Numbers: Only one (1) entry is required for an event to be included on the program. However to provide competition, events may be combined with a similar event if available.

Simultaneous Events: When an athlete has entered both and National Multi and Victorian Multis events that are conducted simultaneously as one event, the athlete will be entitled to one (1) set of performances only, provided that the specifications for the age group event are the same. These performances will be used to determine the placing’s in both events.

Check-In: Athletes must report to the ATHLETE TIC AREA no later than 1 HOUR PRIOR to the start time of each day of their competition and sign in. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

If you are running late for any reason and wish to contact a member of the Athletics Victoria staff on the day please contact 0447 202 160.

Please note: Athletes will need to provide their starting height and seasons best for any vertical jump events (high jump & pole vault) they will undertake during their multi competition.

Scratching’s: Any athlete who competes in a round of an event in the championships and qualifies for a subsequent round then withdraws from that event, without a medical certificate, WILL NOT be permitted to compete in any other event during the championships.

Call Room: There will be a call room in operation for the start of each day. Therefore all athletes must attend call room 30 minutes prior to the first event time. Call Room will be located on the decking of the main grandstand. This will also act as a rest area for the duration of the event.

For all other events athletes are to follow the direction and guidance of the multi events referee appointed to their age group.

Uniforms: Athletes competing in the Victorian Multi-Event Championships ONLY must be attired in their official registered uniform of their first claim Athletics Victoria club uniform with their current Athletics Victoria registration numbers firmly affixed so the entire number and sponsorship information can be easily read. (refer IAAF rule 18).

Athletes competing in the National Junior Multi-Event must be attired in their State uniform (National uniform is to be worn for NZL athletes).

The victory ceremony is considered part of the competition and as such must attend the ceremony in their respective uniform.

Footwear: Track spikes must be of IAAF approved shape (conical is preferred) and be no greater than 7mm in length for track events. Spikes for javelin and high jump events must be conical in shape and a maximum of 9mm.

Private Implements: Only implements provided and previously tested by the technical officer may be used. Athletes wishing to use private implements must lodge them with the technical officer on duty AT LEAST 2 HOURS PRIOR to the scheduled starting time of the event. The implement will be retained until the completion of that event and will be available for all athletes in that event to use.

Starting Blocks: The use of starting blocks is compulsory for all open and underage athletes competing in events up to and including 400m. Overage athletes will be permitted a crouch or standing start for all events.

Leg Numbers: Athletes in events 800m or longer will be required to wear a leg number to assist the photo finish operator in identifying athletes. Leg numbers will be distributed at the start line during the marshalling period.

Protests:

  • Any enquires regarding entries; check-in or reporting at the championships on the days of competition shall be made to the administration delegate or competition manager.
  • Any protest regarding the competition, shall in the first instance, be made orally to the referee by the athlete or by a person acting on his/her behalf, within 30 minutes of the official announcement of the result.

The referee may decide on the protest or may refer the matter to the jury of appeal.  If the referee makes a decision, the athlete may appeal to the jury within 30 minutes.

Appeals must be in writing, signed by the athlete (or a responsible adult on behalf of the athlete) and submitted to the administration manager located in the administration area.  The protest must be accompanied by a deposit of $50.00 which may be forfeited should the protest be considered frivolous (IAAF rule 146).  Protest/appeal forms are available at administration area.

Medals: Will be made as soon as possible after the event. All placegetters are asked to assist with this procedure by going with an official at the completion of the event to the ceremonial area. Each athlete must wear either their competition singlet or tracksuit top for the victory ceremony. Medallions will be presented to competitors placed first, second and third.

Records: All athletes wishing to break a record, please report this to the administration area 2 Hours prior to the event.

ADDITIONAL RULES PERTAINING TO THE MULTIPLE EVENT CHAMPIONSHIPS:

  1. Combined Events athletes must report to the Admin & Call Room area for the first event of each day of competition.
  2. The Combined Events referee is in charge of the Combined Events and will notify the athletes at the completion of each event when the next event will start.
  3. Athletes must notify the Combined Events Referee if they are intending to withdraw from the competition.
  4. Any athlete who fails to make a start or trial in any of the scheduled events of the competition shall not be permitted to take part in subsequent events, and shall be considered to have abandoned the competition. The athlete in this case shall not figure in the final place classifications.
  5. In all track events a competitor will be disqualified when he/she has recorded two false starts in an event (IAAF Rule 162.7).
  6. Only one system of timing may apply to each track event of a Multiple Event. Therefore if there is a failure of the electronic timing for an event or heat of an event, the times for all heats in that event of the Multiple Event shall be hand times.
  7. All combined event competitions shall be scored using formulae or tables from the IAAF Handbook (2013 Edition) of scoring tables for men’s and women’s Combined Events competitions, with no alterations for age groups.
  8. The Combined Events for the Open age group will be as per IAAF rule 200.

Upcoming Events

Please see below dates for our upcoming events

AV Country Track & Field Championships – Llanberris Reserve – York St, Ballarat

Friday 26th – Sunday 28th of January 2018

AV Junior and Para Track & Field Championships – Lakeside Stadium

Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th of February 2018

AV Open and Para Track & Field Championships – Lakeside Stadium

Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th of March 2018

2017/18 Victorian Milers Club Meet 3 (NPM)


Timetable
 
Results

Established in 2005, The Victorian Milers club aims to foster and promote middle distance running amongst the Victorian athletics community. The VMC is a voluntary organisation which relies heavily on Victorian athletes and coaches to support and drive our meets. Each summer season, the club stage a number of event specific track meetings . These meetings provide the opportunity for registered athletes of all ability to compete in graded competition in events from 800m through to 5000m.

2017/18 Victorian Milers Club Meet 2 (NPM)


Timetable

Results

Established in 2005, The Victorian Milers club aims to foster and promote middle distance running amongst the Victorian athletics community. The VMC is a voluntary organisation which relies heavily on Victorian athletes and coaches to support and drive our meets. Each summer season, the club stage a number of event specific track meetings . These meetings provide the opportunity for registered athletes of all ability to compete in graded competition in events from 800m through to 5000m.

2017 Victorian 5000m Championships


General Information

The Victorian 5000m Championships is highly popular event on the Athletics Victoria calendar and is often the breeding ground for some of Victoria’s strongest middle distance athletes.


Provisional Timetable (As at 16/11/17)

Start Lists


Results

Date: Thursday 23rd November, 2017

Location: Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park (Melway Ref: 57 H3) (Google Maps)

Entry: Gate 1 Entry North Stand

Entries Close: 11:59pm Wednesday 15th November – No late or on the day entries will be accepted.

If you have issues entering the event please contact Athletics Victoria PRIOR to the closing date at summer@athsvic.org.au or the Competitions Department on 8646 4512/8646 4526 and leave a message explaining the issues you are experiencing. Athletics Victoria will not accept any late entries and emails received after the closing date will not be accepted.

NOTE: Please be aware that following the closure of entries, AV will publish a provisional timetable with allocated provisional times.

Athletics Victoria Contact Information

For any other information or queries in regards to the 2017 Victorian 5km Championships please contact AV via competitions@athsvic.org.au.

Refunds

Entry fees will only be refunded if a cancellation is received in writing to competitions@athsvic.org.au  prior to entries closing. Any refunds after this time will be processed only if the written notification is accompanied with a medical certificate before the first day of competition.

Upcoming Events

Please see below dates for our upcoming events

Zatopek:10 – Lakeside Stadium

Thursday 14th of December 2017

AV Country Track & Field Championships – Ballarat

Friday 26th – Sunday 28th of January 2018

 

More information to come soon. Stay tuned to the AV website.


Competition

Timetable

A provisional timetable can be found by clicking here.

Check-in

Check in opens at 5pm. All athletes are required to check in 1 hour prior to their event to receive bib numbers (invitational athletes).

Athlete check-in will be located under the main grandstand. Please note if you do not check in by this time you will be scratched from your race.

Any invitational/interstate/international athletes will be required to collect their bib numbers when they check in.

If you believe you will be running late for your Check-In time, please call Athletics Victoria on the following number 0447 202 160.

 Calls will not be accepted after your check-in time has closed.

Call Room

Please note there will be no Call Room for this event – all athletes are required to marshal at the start line 15mins prior to the start of their race to receive their hip number.

Lap Scorers

All athletes are required to provide their own lap scorer for this event. Lap scorers can be a friend, parent, partner or fellow athlete not competing in the same race.

Uniform

All athletes competing at the 2017 Victorian 5000m Championships must compete in correct club uniform with their current official bib number. For those athletes who are competing as invitational athletes from interstate/international clubs please wear your club uniform and Athletics Victoria will provide you with a bib number.

Spikes

At Lakeside Stadium, spikes must not exceed 7mm for track events. Conical, Pyramid and Christmas tree (compression tier) spikes are permitted. Needle or pin spikes are not permitted.

 

Venue Information

First Aid

St Johns Ambulance will be on site throughout the event.

Toilet facilities

There are toilet facilities open around Lakeside stadium.

Car Parking

Car parking is available within lakeside stadium car parking and MSAC parking facilities.

Looking after Lakeside Stadium

We are very grateful for the opportunity to compete at Lakeside Stadium.

  • Park only in designated parking bays
  • Take home all rubbish so that we leave the venue as we found it.
  • Do not litter any rubbish. Please use bins provided.
  • Make sure your athletes leave the toilet blocks in a respectable state.


2017/18 Victorian Milers Club Meet 1 (NPM)

Established in 2005, The Victorian Milers club aims to foster and promote middle distance running amongst the Victorian athletics community. The VMC is a voluntary organisation which relies heavily on Victorian athletes and coaches to support and drive our meets. Each summer season, the club stage a number of event specific track meetings . These meetings provide the opportunity for registered athletes of all ability to compete in graded competition in events from 800m through to 5000m.


Results

Date:  Thursday 9th November, 2017

Location: Lakeside Stadium, 31-33 Aughtie Drive Albert Park

Entry: Gate 1

Entries Close: 5:00pm Monday 6th November, 2017 – No late or on day entries will be accepted after this time.

If you have issues entering the event please contact Athletics Victoria PRIOR to the closing date at summer@athsvic.org.au or the Competitions Department on 8646 4500 and leave a message explaining the issues you are experiencing. Athletics Victoria will not accept any late entries and emails received after the closing date will not be accepted.

Events: 800m & 3000m Men and Women

2017 Victorian Track Relay Championships


General Information

The 2017 Victorian Track Relay Championships will again be held at Lakeside Stadium in 2017.

The Victorian Track Relay Championships is a club based competition that offers relays from 4×100 to 4x1500m with the 4x400m finals being run at the Zatopek:10 on Thursday 14th December 2017.

The Victorian Track Relay Championships are a fantastic opportunity for clubs to recruit club members by competing in a team based competition.


Results

Date: Saturday 11th November 2017

Location: Lakeside Stadium, 31-33 Aughtie Drive Albert Park

Entry: Gate 1 Entry North Stand

Entries Close: 11:59am (Midday) Monday 6th November 2017 – No late or on the day entries will be accepted.

If you have issues entering the event please contact Athletics Victoria PRIOR to the closing date at summer@athsvic.org.au or the Competitions Department on 8646 4512/8646 4526 and leave a message explaining the issues you are experiencing. Athletics Victoria will not accept any late entries and emails received after the closing date will not be accepted.

NOTE: Please be aware that following the closure of entries, AV will publish a provisional timetable with allocated provisional times.

Refunds

Entry fees will only be refunded if a cancellation is received in writing to competitions@athsvic.org.au  prior to entries closing. Any refunds after this time will be processed only if the written notification is accompanied with a medical certificate before the first day of competition.

Upcoming Events

Please see below dates for our upcoming events

Victorian 5000m Championships – Lakeside Stadium             

Thursday 23rd of November 2017

Zatopek:10 – Lakeside Stadium

Thursday 14th of December 2017

Athletics Victoria Contact Information

For any other information or queries in regards to the 2017 Victorian Relay Championships please contact AV via competitions@athsvic.org.au.

More information to come soon. Stay tuned to the AV website.


Competition

Timetable


Provisional Timetable (As at 08/11/17)

Check in team forms


Check In Form


Substitution Form

Please remember to send in your teams Check in forms by midnight Wednesday 8 November. This will allow our Administration Team to add in your team athlete names so they can be loaded into the event day meet manager system for results. Teams may also bring them in on the day and check them in.

For those clubs that do not send their team sheets in by the above time, a team manager must then bring their team sheets to check-in  no later than 90mins prior to the first round of their event. Any team that does not check in by this time will be scratched from the event.

Should any team run any athletes in a different order to what was signed and submitted on their team sheet will be disqualified from that race.

If you believe you will be running late for check-in, please call AV on 0447 202 160.

Substitutions

Any Substitutions that are required during the day can be made by filling out a form and lodging it 30 minutes prior to the race at administration which is located upstairs on level 1 in the main grandstand.

Age Groups

Age groups are taken from the 31st of December 2017

Age Group Year of Birth Age Group Year of Birth
Under 14 2004, 2005, 2006 Under 18 2000, 2001
Under 16 2002, 2003 Open 1999, 1998, etc.

 Please note: Overage athlete’s age group will be taken from the day of competition 11 November, 2017.

Athletes wishing to compete in different age groups must follow the below rules:

  • All athletes must be registered AV members by 11:59pm Wednesday 8 November, 2017 to be eligible to compete in this relays event.
  • No athlete can compete in a lower age group than they are eligible for e.g. (U16 cannot run in an U14 event).
  • A junior athlete U14 – U18 may compete in their age group as well as the open age group e.g. (U14 can compete in the U14 4×100 and the Open 4×100).
  • A junior athlete U14 – U18 cannot compete in the same event in two junior age groups e.g. (U14 cannot compete in U14 4×100 and the U16 4×100).
  • A junior athlete can compete in two different junior age groups in two different events e.g. (U14 4×100 and an U16 4×400).

Masters Age Group Rules:

  • Relays will be conducted in 10 year age brackets (eg 40-49, 50-59)
  • Age is taken from first day of competition – 11 November 2017.
  • Can only compete once in a particular type of relay eg 4x100m.
  • To form a team an athlete can move down to a younger age group but not up.
  • The age bracket of the team is determined by the youngest member of the team.
  • An athlete can compete in a different age bracket in a different type of relay.
  • Teams can run in any order.
  • All teams must wear their Club uniform and be either a registered financial member of AV or VMA on the day of competition.
  • To set Masters Records all members of a team must be a VMA member.

Eligibility of Teams: Athletes can only compete in their gender specific teams. There are strictly no mixed gender races or teams allowed.

Competing athletes must represent their primary club. Where athletes have selected a secondary club (by purchasing an alternate first claim with membership) the athlete must represent their summer club.

Athletes qualifying under Rule 5.3 must wear the official registered uniform of their first claim summer club, with their current bib numbers, as supplied by Athletics Victoria, securely fixed at the four corners to their competition uniform. They shall be worn visibly on the breast and back.

Uniform & Bibs: All athletes competing at the 2017 Victorian Relay Championships must wear their current club uniform and current 2017/18 Athletics Victoria bib numbers. If you forget your bib please go to the administration area to receive a new one. All athletes must compete in AV bibs, if an athlete has registered as an AV Member but has not been assigned a Bib when visiting the Administration Area AV staff will assign you a temporary Bib Number for the day.

Call Room: A Call Room will be in place for the 4x100m relays (Heats and Finals). This will be located on the infield of Lakeside Stadium. All athletes must marshal at this point no later than 15mins prior to their event.

For all other relay events athletes must marshal at their changeover points no later than 15mins prior to their event.

Straight Finals: In the situation where enough scratching’s can cause events to no longer require heats, the final will be held at the final time. These announcements will be made 60 minutes prior to the event start time to allow Team Managers time to substitute athletes if need be.


Venue Information

Catering

Lakeside stadium will have their Kiosk open which provides food, drinks and coffees.

First Aid

St Johns Ambulance will be on site throughout the day. They will be in the player runway which is located halfway down home straight.

Toilet facilities

There are toilet facilities open around Lakeside stadium.

Car Parking

Car parking is available within lakeside stadium car parking and MSAC parking facilities.

Looking after Lakeside Stadium

We are very grateful for the opportunity to compete at Lakeside Stadium.

  • Park only in designated parking bays
  • Take home all rubbish so that we leave the venue as we found it.
  • Do not litter any rubbish. Please use bins provided.
  • Make sure your athletes leave the toilet blocks in a respectable state.


2017 Victorian All Schools Track & Field Championships


General Information


Results - By Event No.
 
Results - By Age Group

 

 

The 2017 Victorian All Schools Track & Field Championships are a three-day Championship event comprising of both Track & Field Events for High School students. It is the perfect way for students to take part in inter-school sport and compete against the very best.

Participating athletes have the opportunity to qualify for the 2017 Australian All Schools Track & Field Championships.

Date:  Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th of November 2017

Location: Lakeside Stadium, 31-33 Aughtie Drive Albert Park

Entry & Ticket Box: Gate 1

Ticket Prices

1 Day Pass – $10.00

2 Day Pass – $15.00

3 Day Pass – $20.00

 Free entry for competing athletes, AA affiliated coaches & children under 12

 


Competition Information

Entry List

Please click here to review the entry list for the All School Track & Field Championships can be found here

Competition Rules

Rules of competitions for the All School Track & Field Championships can be found here

Timetable

A provisional timetable (as of 31/10/17) for the All School Track & Field Championships can be found here

Athlete Check In

Athletes must check-in at least 1 hour prior to their event in the Athlete TIC area. Athletes who do not check-in will be scratched from that event. Pole Vault athletes must check-in 90 minutes prior to the first scheduled round.

Please Note: If you are running late for Athlete Check-In for any reason and wish to contact a member of the Athletics Victoria staff on the day please contact 0447 202 160.

Insufficient athlete check-in will result in:

  1. Where heats, semis and finals have been scheduled in the timetable. If insufficient athletes report to the TIC by the required time for heats requiring progression to semi-finals, then the semi-finals shall be cancelled with the heats run at the HEAT TIME.
  2. Where heats, semis and finals or heat and finals only have been scheduled in the timetable. If insufficient athletes report to the TIC for the need to conduct heats or semi-finals, then only the athletes who reported and signed in will progress to the final. The final will be held at the heat time.

Call Room

All athletes must report to the call room prior to any event in which they compete (heats, semi-finals and finals) at the times specified below. Athletes must be dressed in their competition uniform and ready to compete.

Any athlete who does not report to call room will be disqualified. In the case of a clash of events please fill out a clash of events form which can be found in the call room.

Athletes will be marshalled and their competition uniforms, bib number(s), hip numbers (if applicable), shoes and other equipment will be checked to ensure they comply with competition rules. Athletes are not allowed to leave the call room once they have checked in, until a marshal accompanies athletes to the start line. Any athlete who does not proceed to the start of the event with the marshal will not be allowed to compete.

Call Room Times

Event Time Event Time
Pole Vault 70 mins Hurdles & Steeplechase 35 mins
High Jump & all throws 45 mins All other track events 25 mins
Long & Triple Jump 35 mins

 Multi-Class Events

Para athletes will compete together in the same event, these athletes have been separated into the U16, U18 & U20 age groups. Medals will be presented in those genders and age groups throughout the weekend. Please Note: The Australian All Schools Championships only have events for the U16 & U18 age groups for Para athletes. Only U16 & U18 age group participants will be eligible for the Vic Team.

Field Attempts

U17 – U20 age groups: Three (3) attempts, with the top eight (8) to then get three (3) additional attempts.

U14 – U16 age groups: Three (3) attempts, with the top eight (8) to then get one (1) more attempt.

*PLEASE NOTE: In the event of a tie in the High Jump and Pole Vault events, a jump off will be used to determine placing’s if athletes are still tied after a count back.

Nationals Selection

The Victorian All Schools Championships are the selection trial for the Victorian Team contesting the Australian All School Track & Field Championships. As such, participants who do not compete at these championships will be ineligible for selection to the Victorian team.

  • Athletes placing first and second in U14*, U16 and U18 events at the Victorian All Schools will be automatically selected. (Automatic Qualifier)
  • Athletes placing first in U15 & U17 events will be automatically selected. (Automatic Qualifier).  The U15 & U17 athletes will compete “up” an age group at the Australian All Schools (ie. U15 competes in U16 age group)
  • Two Para-athletes will be selected per event in the U16 & U18 age groups. The best performed athletes as per the Athletics Australia MDS Tables will be selected.  These athletes must appear on the AA Classification master list.

*U14 athletes MUST be born in 2004 or 2005 to be selected.  The 3000m, 2000m steeplechase and 200m hurdles are NOT offered at the Australian All Schools Championships for the U14 age group.

 HOW TO CONFIRM YOUR SELECTION

FULL PAYMENT of Team Levy and Entry Fees by 5pm on Monday 6th November via the AV member portal will confirm a team position for Automatic Qualifiers.

IMPORTANT: Athletes in Automatic Qualifying (AQ) positions will forfeit their team position if full costs are not paid by 5pm of Monday 6th November. Team positions will be re-offered to Non-Automatic Qualifiers that have completed an expression of interest form.

COSTS

National All Schools Championships Team Levy

$750 plus $30 per event

The team levy covers return flights Melbourne-Adelaide-Melbourne, 3 nights accommodation, meals (excluding sun dinner), transportation and provision of Management/Coaching/Physio services.

National All Schools Knockout Team Levy

$460 plus $30 per event

The team levy covers 3 nights accommodation, meals (excluding sun dinner), transportation and provision of Management/Coaching/Physio services. Athletes will be required to make their own flight arrangements, but must check-in with Management at the Team Accommodation prior to 5pm on Thursday. Athletes will be released from the care of team management at the conclusion of the event on Sunday.

 NON-AUTOMATIC QUALIFIERS: EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR SELECTION

  • Athletes who do not automatically qualify by way of placing, but want to be considered for Australian All Schools selection MUST nominate their interest prior to 5pm Monday 6th November – athletes who do not express interest will not be eligible for selection

Click HERE for further important information in regards to Nationals Selection.


Venue Information

Catering

There will be food trucks and coffee carts available at Gate 2. Lakeside Stadium will also have their kiosk open within the stadium.

Please note: Any food & beverages purchased outside the stadium cannot be brought into the stadium.

First Aid

St Johns Ambulance will be on site throughout the day. They will be in the player runway which is located halfway down home straight.

Toilet facilities

There are toilet facilities access throughout the grandstands.

Car Parking

Car parking is available within lakeside stadium and MSAC.

Looking after Lakeside Stadium

We are very grateful for the opportunity to compete at Lakeside Stadium.

  • Park only in designated parking bays
  • Take home all rubbish so that we leave the venue as we found it.
  • Do not litter any rubbish in the Stadium. Please use bins provided
  • Make sure your athletes leave the toilet blocks in a respectable state.