Zone Championships are conducted in each of the 24 Zones throughout the State. Athletes in the age groups U7 through to U17 are eligible for this event.
The Regional Championships are held in late January or February each year. Athletes in the age groups U8 through to U17 are eligible for this event.
The State Track & Field Championships are the culmination of the track & field competition season. The Championships are held in March each year at the Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre. Para Events are also held each year at the State Championships.
The ALAC (Australian Little Athletics Championships) was a one-day event held every year, but will be held over two-days from 2017. The event is hosted by each State or Territory on a rotational basis. All States and Territories, apart from the Northern Territory, are represented at the championships.
Australian Little Athletics Championships
The State Relay Championships is the largest event on the LANSW calendar in terms of number of competitors. As the name suggests the Championships are comprised entirely of relay events. The State Relays are held in November each year. Juniors (U8 to U11), compete on the Saturday and Seniors (U12 to U17) compete on the Sunday. The Championships are usually held at Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre.
The State Combined Events Carnival are held on the first full weekend in March each year at a Country venue. Athletes participate in ALL of the events on offer for their particular age group. Performances for all events are allocated points, based on the LANSW Multi-Event pointscore system. The points are then added together to determine final results. Entries are ONLINE only. There are no refunds following initial close of entry.
The State Cross-Country & Road Walks were, up until 2015, held on the first Sunday in July each year. In 2016 Little Athletics NSW and Athletics NSW combined and held two separate events Athletes in the U7 through to U17 age groups are eligible to enter the State Cross-Country. Athletes in the U9 through to U17 age groups are eligible to enter the State Road Walks. Entries are made online. There is no refund after initial close of entry.
The Trans Tasman is for athletes in the U11 and U12 age groups, from both NSW and Auckland. Every second year, a team from NSW (boys and girls in both the U11 and U12 age groups), travel to Auckland for the Trans Tasman Tour. On alternate years, a team from Auckland travels to Sydney.
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