Zone Championships are conducted in each of the 23 zones throughout the state. Athletes in the age groups U7 through to U17 are eligible for this event. U7 athletes do not progress past the Zone Championships. The actual order of events for zone is determined by each zone coordinator (e.g. most zones run a 2-day (Sat & Sun) program, with the remaining running a 3-day (Fri, Sat & Sun) program.
Multi Class athletes will have direct entry into Region Championships. There is no progression from Zone to Region. To enter Region Championships the athlete must click HERE. All Multi Class athletes who wish to compete must hold a classification otherwise they will be ineligible to enter and compete.
**Entries close at 11pm Monday, 18 December 2023**
Regions with three zones will have four automatic places progress; regions with four zones will have three automatic places progress; and regions with two zones will have six automatic places progress through to their respective regions. Then a maximum of four next best qualifiers from each region will also be taken through to the respective regions. Making a total of up to 16 athletes in each event at each region.
Click HERE to view the document outlining the progression from zone to region and from region to state.
Click HERE to view the document outlining the determination of next best performances from zone to region and from region to state.
Athletes seeking an exemption from either Zone or Region MUST read the Rules of Competition > Competitions > Exemptions, before applying. The exemption form for Zone can be downloaded HERE. The exemption form for Region can be downloaded HERE
Please note: Most zones/regions change their program to suit their zone/region. When each zone/region’s program has been received in the office, it will be hyperlinked on the left hand side of the list below. MAKE SURE YOU CHECK YOUR OWN ZONE/REGION.
Once zone dates and venues for the 2023/2024 season are received, details will be added below. If your zone does not have a hyperlink it means that your zone coordinator has not forwarded the listing to the office as yet.
REGION 1: 3 & 4 February 24 – Tamworth Athletics Centre
Mid North Coast Zone: 18 & 19 November 23 – Kay Green Memorial Track, Gloucester
REGION 2: 2, 3 & 4 February 24 – Hunter Sports Centre, Glendale
REGION 3: 3 & 4 February 24 – Barden Park, Dubbo
Western Ranges Zone: 2 & 3 December 23 – McMahons Park, Kurrajong Meet Program (Updated 27/11/23)
REGION 4: 10 & 11 February 24 – Kerryn McCann Athletics Track, Wollongong
Eastern Riverina Zone: 3 December 23 – Lockhart Recreation Ground, Lockhart Order of Events
Mid South Coast Zone: 2 & 3 December 23 – Shoalhaven High School, Nowra Meet Program
South Coast Highlands Zone: 2 & 3 December 23 – Kerryn McCann Athletics Track, Wollongong Meet Program
REGION 5: 9, 10 & 11 February 24 – Narrabeen Athletics Track, Ingleside
REGION 6: 9, 10 & 11 February 24 – Blacktown International Sportspark, Rooty Hill
REGION 7: 9, 10 & 11 February 24 – Campbelltown Athletics Centre, Leumeah
Central West Met: 8, 9 & 10 December 23 – Craik Park, Austral Meet Program
REGION 8: 3 & 4 February – Sylvania Waters Athletics Track
Southern Met Zone: 15, 16 & 17 December 23 – The Ridge, Barden Ridge Meet Program