2024 Powercor Stawell Gift – Little Athletics Victoria Handicaps

2024 Powercor Stawell Gift – Little Athletics Victoria Handicaps

Australia’s richest footrace, the Powercor Stawell Gift, returns to Central Park 30th March-1st April 2024, over the Easter long weekend with three action-packed days of elite athletic racing, activities and family entertainment. Marking its 142nd year of racing, the Powercor Stawell Gift continues to be a prominent event on the Australian sporting calendar.

Date: 30th March – 1st April 2024

Location: Central Park, Stawell

Age Groups: U9 – U17 Athletes

Registrations Open: Monday 12th of February 2024

Registrations Close: 11:00am, Monday 4th of March 2024

PLEASE NOTE – NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED & SPACES FOR EACH EVENT ARE LIMITED.

Events

Events, capacity & age groups permitted. Age group is taken as for the 2023-2024 Little Athletics Victoria registration year.

100m Boys (96 spaces): U9 – U17 athletes
100m Girls (96 spaces): U9 – U17 athletes
400m Mixed (150 spaces): U9 -U17 athletes
800m Mixed (105 spaces): U9 – U17 athletes
1600m Mixed (42 spaces): U11 – U17 athletes only

The 400m, 800m & 1600m events will be combined gender events.

All age groups compete against each other (there are no individual age groups).

All athletes are allocated a handicap based on their results for season 2023/24. LAVic aims to provide safe & enjoyable activities for its athletes & families and makes every effort to determine fair handicaps based upon verifiable results.

Entry Price

1 event: $25 + Processing Fee
2 events: $30 + Processing Fee
3 events: $35 + Processing Fee
4 events (*U11 – U17 Only): $40 + Processing Fee

Please note: your receipt will not include a summary of event(s) selected. We encourage you to keep a written record of the event(s) entered. Changes to event selections after the closing date Monday 4th March 2024 11:00am, cannot be made.

Timetable

Saturday 30th March:

9:57am 800m Heats

4:00pm 800m Final

Sunday 31st March:

9:30am 100m Boys Heats

10:00am 100m Girls Heats

3:38pm 400m Heats

Monday 1st April:

10:33am 400m Final

11:05am 100m Boys Semis

11:11am 100m Girls Semis

3:30pm 100m Boys Final

3:40pm 100m Girls Final

4:30pm 1600m Final

Race Entry Criteria Information – Little Athletics Victoria Members

To be eligible to enter an LAVic race at the 2024 Powercor Stawell Gift, an athlete:

  • Must be a registered and financial competitive member (athlete) in the U9 – U17 age groups with a Centre affiliated with LAVic prior to 31st January 2024.
  • Must have a recorded at least one performance(s) in the relevant event (1500m is the relevant event for the 1600m Stawell event) at one of the below sanctioned competitions:
  • Must submit their best performance(s) achieved in the sanctioned competitions as part of the online race entry process.

Sanctioned Events:

  • Little Athletics Victoria State Combined Event Championships – January 20th/21st 2024.
  • Little Athletics Victoria Coles Region Track & Field Carnivals – February 10th/11th 2024.
  • Little Athletics Victoria Centre Meets (including Open Days) 2023-2024 season.
  • Athletics Victoria Shield League (AVSL) 2023-2024 season.
  • Athletics Victoria – High Velocity Club 2023-2024 season.
  • Victorian Milers Club 2023-2024 season.
  • Athletics Victoria – State Combined Event Championships – January 6th/7th 2024.
  • Athletics Victoria – Country Track & Feld Championships – January 26th – 28th, 2024.
  • Athletics Victoria State Track & Field Championships – February 23rd  March 3rd 2024.
  • School Sports Victoria 2023 State Championships (Primary or Secondary) 
  • School Sports Australia National Championships (Primary or Secondary) 

*Performances achieved at the Little Athletics Victoria 2024 State Track and Field Championships will be updated on your behalf in preparation for handicaps to be finalised. You will not be required to contact us to advise of an update.

Special Consideration for race entry may be given for performances in events not in the list above, at the discretion of LAVic. Please email brett.johnstone@lavic.com.au for verification prior to entering.

Please note: If you do not meet the above criteria your entry will be withdrawn for that event. Entries are pending, until performances are verified.

Parents/Guardians are advised not to book / pay for accommodation, until entry approval is received. Any cost incurred due to an athlete being withdrawn, is at the parents’ expense.

Race Entry Criteria Information – Interstate Athletes

To be eligible to enter an LAVic race at the 2024 Powercor Stawell Gift, an Interstate Athlete:

  • Must be a registered and financial competitive member (athlete) in the U9 – U17 age groups with their relevant Little Athletics Australia Member Association prior to 31st January 2024.
  • Must have a recorded at least one (preferably three) performance(s) in the relevant event (1500m is the relevant event for the 1600m Stawell event) at one of the below sanctioned competitions:
  • Must submit their best performance(s) achieved in the sanctioned competitions as part of the online race entry process.

Sanctioned Events:

  • Relevant Little Athletics Member Association sanctioned events during the 2023-2024 season, including but not limited to:
    • State Combined Event Championships.
    • Region/Zone/State Track & Field Carnivals (or equivalent).
    • Centre Meets (including Open Days) or equivalent.
  • Relevant Athletics Australia Member Association sanctioned events during the 2023-2024 season, including but not limited to:
    • State/Region/Zone Competitions (or equivalent).
    • State Combined Event Championships (or equivalent).
    • Country/Region Track & Field Championships (or equivalent).
    • State Track & Field Championships.
  • State/Territory School Sports Events (eg School Sports SA) in the relevant State/Territory (Primary or Secondary).
  • School Sport Australia National Championships (Primary or Secondary)

*Performances achieved at your Member Association Little Athletics 2024 State Track and Field Championships will be updated on your behalf in preparation for handicaps to be finalised. You will not be required to contact us to advise of an update.

Special Consideration for race entry may be given for performances in events not in the list above, at the discretion of LAVic. Please email brett.johnstone@lavic.com.au for verification prior to entering.

Please note: If you do not meet the above criteria your entry will be withdrawn for that event. Entries are pending, until performances are verified.

Parents/Guardians are advised not to book / pay for accommodation, until entry approval is received. Any cost incurred due to an athlete being withdrawn, is at the parents’ expense.

Important Information – All Entrants

  • All entry nominations are provisional until confirmed as accepted by LAVic.
  • Athletes may be required to provide additional information/confirmation of results to enable LAVic to produce accurate and fair handicaps.
  • Athlete with no verifiable results in any given event will not be eligible for that event.
  • The number of heats and lane draws for each event will be available in the program, which can be purchased at the event or pre-purchased when entering. 

Ticketing

  • Athletes will receive a pass as a condition of race entry; parents will have to purchase tickets.
  • All additional tickets must be purchased via Ticketek.
  • It is advised to purchase the tickets in advance to avoid delays at the venue. Tickets details can be found in the link below:

Event T-Shirt

Athletes have the opportunity to purchase a 2024 Powercor Stawell Gift LAVic Commemorative T-Shirt to mark the occasion.

Event Pickup Shirt Orders will close at 11am Tuesday 26th of March for Pickup at Powercor Stawell Gift 2024.

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Date

30 Mar 2024 - 01 Apr 2024

Time

All Day

More Info

Register Here

Location

Central Park, Stawell
Central Park, 10-18 Main St, Stawell VIC 3380

Organizer

Little Athletics Victoria
Phone
03 9960 8600
Email
office@lavic.com.au
Website
https://lavic.com.au
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