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26 April to 4 May 2019

Athletics

Athletics Northern Territory invites 16 to 19 year old athletes (sub elite/development athletes) to compete in the Arafura Athletics Championships. Open para events will also be offered in a multi disability format with classification opportunities available. Come and watch these incredible athletes fly through the air, burst from the starting line and attempt to dominate this exciting program of track and field events.

Dates and Times of Competition

Saturday 27 April – Tuesday 30 April
Session Time 1: 0900 – 1400
Session Time 2: 1600 – 2200

*Times are subject to change based on entries and final schedule.

Eligibility

For the Under 20’s event Athletes must be 19 years or younger as at 31 December 2019. The minimum age on the day of competition is 15 however athletes must turn 16 by 31 December 2019.

The Para Athletics event an open multi disability event with no age restrictions.

Competition Format

Athletics is an Under 20 (U20) event for sub elite / development athletes. Competition will be run according to IAAF rules for U20 athletes. Open para events will also be offered in a multi-disability format with international classification opportunities available.

Venue

Arafura Stadium

Arafura Stadium

Athletics Northern Territory invites 16 to 19 year old athletes (sub elite/development athletes) to compete in the Arafura Athletics Championships. Open para events will also be offered in a multi disability format with classification opportunities available. Come and watch these incredible athletes fly through the air, burst from the starting line and attempt to dominate this exciting program of track and field events.

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Entries

Entries will open 26 October 2018.

Athletes will be asked their personal best as part of the registration process which must be endorsed by their State, Provincial or National Athletics body (or equivalent).

Contact

  • For registration and general inquiries, contact:
    Email: Arafura.games@nt.gov.au
    Phone: +61 8 8982 2306

  • For sport specific inquiries, contact:
    Athletics NT
    Executive Officer – Shane Wylie
    Email: eo@ntathletics.org.au
    Ph: +61 (0) 467 361 930