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2019 Mackay Track & Field Carnival

The annual track & field carnival now is over 2 days and will be at the new Mackay Aquatic & Recreation Complex Athletics Centre.


Athletes aged 4 yrs to 7yrs receive participation medallion. All other ages groups compete for place awards 1st, 2nd, 3rd.


Mackay Athletics Club are also looking for officials to help with event areas so please contact James Grech - mail@mackayathletics.com.au

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
HOW TO ENTER   - NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

Entries are taken online and CLOSE at 11pm Saturday 27 April.   Athletes aged 14 and over may compete in their own age group and the open category. There are no restrictions on the number of events a competitor may enter in his/her own age group. Athletics with a Disability (Para-Athlete) (please advise PARA classification) who are 10 years and older enter in own age division. MSD Charts will be used at these championships to determine the placings of all para athletes.


Entries are open to all ANQ/QA/AA/QMA/IAAF/QLA registered athletes from 4 years to Masters. Day registrations are also available for this event.

Members of Road Running Clubs are limited to in-stadia track events of 800m or greater and are not eligible to enter in any field events unless they are also a member of a track & field club.

Late nominations after online close date will not be accepted.  

Payment is by Mastercard, Visa or Paypal through the online registration process.  If you are having difficulties with the online registration system, please contact us on 0431 973 129 or mail@mackayathletics.com.au

Athlete age is at 31st Decemeber 2019.  Masters age category is based on the age as on the first day of competition.

ENTRY FEES

All Athletes - Admin/Facility Fee $10.00 per athlete

Individual Events  
Athletes aged 4 to 7 years* $15.00 (up to 8 events, participation medalion)
Athletes aged 8 to Open/Masters #    $7.00 per event (1st, 2nd, 3rd place medalions)

Combined Events  
Throw Pentathlon # $20.00

Non Member Day Registration Fee $20.00 per athlete not a current member of an athletics club.
 
* Age groups 4 to 7 receive a participation medallion and a result certificate.  
# 1st, 2nd and 3rd place medallions awarded in each event age group.
Spectator Fee The facility operators may charge a $2 spectator fee each day ( Athlete and Officials excluded from fee).

REFUNDS
Refunds will not be issued for online entries under any circumstances unless the meet is cancelled and not rescheduled.   

UNIFORMS
Athletes will compete for their registered club and wear correct uniform and registration bib numbers. Club Athletes MUST wear their current 2019 competition bib numbers. Athletes will not be allowed to compete unless bib numbers are worn. Replacement numbers issued on the day will incur a fee of $5.

Non Member athletes are to wear clothing that will not impede judges views and tops must be a plain colour.

MASTERS ATHLETES
Athletes who are 30 years and older may compete either in the Open events or Masters Events. Master athletes will compete in age groupings, which go up in 5. I.e. 30-34, 35-39. For nomination purposes only, there are only 2 age groups. Masters age groups will be determined as at 4 May, 2019

IMPORTANT NOTES and COMPETITION RULES – READ CAREFULLY

All athletes MUST familiarise themselves with the following important information and event rules before submitting their entry. A full list of North Queensland competition rules are available on the Athletics North Queensland website.

Nomination is by way of online registration through the Mackay Athletics or ANQ website www.athleticsnorthqld.org.au and payment by Mastercard or Visa at the time of registration. Nominations close Saturday 27 April  11pm. Late nominations will not be accepted. Nomination fees are non-refundable.

Members of Road Running Clubs are limited to in-stadia track events of 800m or greater and are not eligible to enter in any field events unless they are also a member of a track & field club.

Athletes aged 14 and over may compete in their own age group and the open category. There are no restrictions on the number of events a competitor may enter in his/her own age group.

Athletics with a Disability (Para-Athlete) (please advise PARA classification) who are 10 years and older enter in own age division. MSD Charts will be used at this event  to determine the placings of all para athletes.

Age is ACTUAL AGE IN YEARS as at 31st December 2019 Masters Athletes will be age on the 1st day of competition.

The 2019 Mackay Track & Field Carnival will be conducted according to Athletics North Queensland age limitations and Technical Specifications. The IAAF Rules will be adhered to for all events together with any modifications approved by Athletics Australia or Athletics North Queensland.

Events will commence at 8am – Saturday 4 May and will finish approximately 3.00pm Sunday 5 May, 2019.

Shoes must be worn for all throwing events and highly recommended for all other track events

Spike shoes may be worn in age groups 10yrs and above. 10-11yr are only permitted to wear spikes in laned events only, jumps and javelin. Ages 12 and up, laned and unlaned events, jumps and javelin. Spikes to be 7mm maximum of pyramid or christmas tree shape. Only exceptions are 9mm for javelin and high jump.  Sharp spike types will not be allowed.

 

 


 

QUICK INFO

DATES
Saturday 4th May - Sunday 5th May 2019

REGISTRATIONS OPEN

All enquiries should be directed to:

Mackay Athletics Club 
ph: 0431 973 129   
email: mail@mackayathletics.com.au 

NOMINATIONS CLOSE
Saturday 27 April 11pm
Late nominations will not be accepted.