CENTRE EVENTS

Athletes compete in running, throwing and jumping events in a program suited to the age and development of the athlete. The focus of the athletes is to perform at their personal best. Most Centres will offer training nights focussed on skill development.

REGION CARNIVALS

All Regions host these Region Carnival events each season:

– Relays
– Track and Field
– Cross-Country

Note: Some Regions may conduct a Region Combined Event Carnival.

Athletes may enter Region Carnivals, dependent on the entry qualifications having been met for that particular Carnival. The Region Relays, Track and Field, and Cross-Country Carnivals are the qualifying competition for their respective State Championships event.

STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Little Athletics Victoria hosts these State Championships events each season:

Championship Qualifying Carnival Age Groups Maximum Events
State Relay Championships Region Relay Carnivals U9 – U17 Four
State Combined Event Championships U9 – U17 Four – Seven
State Track and Field Championships Region Track and Field Carnivals U9 – U17 Five
State Cross-Country Relay Championships U9 – U17 One
State Cross-Country Championships Region Cross-Country Carnivals U9 – U17 One

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Little Athletics Victoria is also involved in the Australian Little Athletics Championships (ALAC).

ALAC is an annual event conducted by Little Athletics Australia that offers able-bodied and Multi-Class competitors an opportunity to represent their state in team or individual competition. The 2024 edition will provide representative opportunities to those in the U13, U14, and U15 age groups.

STAWELL GIFT

Little Athletics Victoria also conducts five handicap events at the Stawell Gift each year.

Providing Little Athletes with the opportunity to run on the official Stawell track on all three days of the Carnival. An excellent opportunity for our athletes to get up close to some of the best professional runners on the circuit.

For more information visit the 2023 Powercor Stawell Gift – Little Athletics Victoria Handicaps event page.

NEW ZEALAND DEVELOPMENT TOUR

The 2024 New Zealand Development Tour is an exciting opportunity for athletes from Little Athletics Victoria (LAVic) in the Under 14 and Under 15 age groups. Selected athletes will spend 7 days touring with the LAVic team from 3rd – 10th of January 2024 and will compete at the 2024 North Island “Colgate Games” in Auckland.

For more information visit the 2024 New Zealand – Development Tour page.

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