2024 Region Cross-Country Carnivals

2024 Region Cross-Country Carnivals

The 2024 Region Cross-Country Carnivals are an Individual Cross-Country event that also serves as a qualifying event for the 2024 State Cross-Country Championships held at Bundoora Park, Bundoora.

Although it is an Individual event, there is a Teams element. The Teams event will be conducted concurrently with the Individual event and is based on the results of the first 3 athletes from each Centre across the line.

In order to participate at the State Championships, the entrant must have ‘Competed and completed’ the relevant event at the Region Cross-Country Carnival (* as per Competition Regulation – Rule 602: Participation requirements for Region & State Competitions).

Cost: $27.50 per athlete +admin fee

Date: 13th or 14th July 2024 (see table below)

Age Groups: U9 – U17 Athletes

Location: Region Specific (see table below)

Registration Open: Monday, 27th May 2024

Registrations Close: 11:00am, Monday 24th June 2024

Please Note: Dogs (with the exception of Service Dogs with appropriate paperwork) are NOT permitted within the venue. Dogs are not permitted at any Little Athletics Victoria event, please ensure you remind your parents, as they will be asked to leave if they arrive with a dog.

Region Locations & Dates

Unsure of what Region your Centre is affiliated to? Click here to find out.

Region Location Date
EMR Tom Kelly Reserve, Doncaster Saturday, 13th July 2024
GCR Edwin Flack Reserve, Berwick Saturday, 13th July 2024
NCR Kyabram P-12 College Saturday, 13th July 2024
NMR Bundoora Park Saturday, 13th July 2024
SMR Carrum Downs Secondary College Saturday, 13th July 2024
WCR Lake Bolac Sunday, 14th July 2024
WMR Brimbank Park Saturday, 13th July 2024

Region Timetables & Course Maps

Region Timetable Course Maps
EMR Coming soon
GCR Draft Timetable Click here
NCR Coming soon
NMR Coming soon
SMR Coming soon
WCR Coming soon
WMR Coming soon


The distance for each age group is listed below.

Age Group Distance
U9, U10 1.5 km
U11, U12 2.0 km
U13, U14, U15, U16, U17 3.0 km

Note: These are the optimal distances and may vary depending on the location and layout of the course.

Multi-Class Athletes 

Age Group Distance
U9 – U10 1.5 km
U11 – U12 2.0 km
U13 – U17 2.0 km

Note: These are the optimal distances and may vary depending on the location and layout of the course.

Age Groups

Athletes in the U9-U17 age groups only can enter into the Region Cross-Country Carnivals. Athletes must be registered financial competitive member to register and compete.

Multi-Class Athletes

Multi-Class athletes must have a provisional or full classification. When registering via the online portal, you will be required to list your classification.

The Age group types are U9-U10, U11-U12 and U13-U17.

Age Group Promotion

Athletes must only compete in events listed for the age group in which they are registered.

Note: Athletes cannot be promoted from the U6, U7 or U8 age groups.


Draft timetables for each Region Cross-Country Carnival will be made available on the table above of the event page. The final timetables will then be available upon the close of entries.

The timetables will also be published and sent to all athletes as part of the Athlete Information document in the week of the event.

State Cross-Country Shirt

Athletes have the opportunity to purchase a 2024 State Cross-Country Championships commemorative shirt to mark the occasion – athletes and their families should be extremely proud of their efforts in participating at the State Cross-Country Championships.

Note: Event Pickup Shirt Orders will close on Wednesday 7th of August at 11:59pm. Limited Stock & Sizes Available.

Shirts are to be picked up at State Cross Country on 10th August 2024.

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13 - 14 Jul 2024


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