THIS PAGE HAS BEEN UPDATED 21st JANUARY.
The Regional Championships for the 2018/19 season will be held on Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd February 2019 at The Ridge Athletics Track, Recreation Drive off New Illawarra Rd, Barden Ridge, the home track of Illawong Athletics.
The final 2019 Region 8 Program is listed here.
A parent or carer from each family is required to assist during the weekend by completing at least one duty of a little over an hour. There are 126 spots to be filled and these can be selected at a time that suits by going to our online duty sign up page
Balmain is in Region 8 which is made up from two Zones: Inner City and South West Metropolitan.
Qualification for the Regional Championship was via performances at the Zone Championship.
Important FAQ information regarding Regional can be found here. This has been supplied by the Region Secretary for your reference.
U7 athletes that competed at Zone do not progress to the Regional competition. U8 athletes compete at the Regional Championships but do not progress beyond this carnival.
The first two placegetters (U9-U17) in each event at the Regional Championships will automatically progress to the State Championships at Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre, on the 15, 16 & 17 March 2019. Little Athletics NSW then selects the next best eight clear final performances from across all of the Regions, subject to qualifying standards for some events, to make up to a maximum of 24 athletes in each event.
The parents of all competing athletes MUST commit to undertaking a rostered duty at the Regional Championships.
Further details available at www.lansw.com.au.