ALL LAWA State Championship Events (except LAWA Zone Championships) are held at the WA Athletics Stadium
LAWA Junior Athletics Carnival
Date: Sunday 18th November 2018 Tiny Tots (3 and 4 years old, U6, U7, U8 Registration: October 1st 2018 - November 12th 2018 (or until groups are full which ever comes first) Entry Fee: $10 per athlete
This event is conducted by LAWA as a fun day with the aim to introduce our younger athletes to competition at the WA Athletics Stadium. At this carnival they will learn many vital skills in multiple events as well as participating in fun, educational based activities. This event will replace the Bravehearts Challenge and will take on more of a coaching and education style format with some fun and enjoyable activities mixed into it, with hopefully the support of Coles. Each age group/gender for the Under 6’s to Under 8’s will have 2 groups each with 20 athletes in each group, whilst the Tiny Tots will have 2 boys groups and 2 girls groups. There will be 16 groups in total equalling 320 athletes. Athletes will be charged $10 each, with registrations on a first come, first served basis prior to the event. On the day, upon arrival athletes will check in at a check in station where they will be given a sticker with their group name. Athletes will rotate through the 8 stations with their group where they will be at each station for 25 minutes. There will be 6 Track and Field Stations, an Aboriginal Artwork Station and an Interactive Emergency Services Station.
Parents who have athletes participating, may be required to fulfil a roster. Tiny Tots are encouraged to wear comfortable sporting clothing. U6 - U8 athletes are required to wear their club uniform with age tags and registration numbers.
Date: Saturday 1st December 2018 U8 to U17 Track U10 to U17 Field Registration: RLAC Relay Selection Committee Entry Fee: NIL This event is conducted by LAWA and is held at the WA Athletics Stadium in conjunction with the State Field Relay Championships. The Track Relay event is open to U8 - U17 athletes and will participate in one or more of the following events:
4 x 100m U8 – U17 4 x 200m U8 – U10 4 x 400m U11 – U17 The Field Relay event is open to athletes in the U10 – U17 Age Groups. A team may consist of 2, 3 or 4 athletes per age group. The field events to participate in are long jump and triple jump (U11-U17) and two throws (shotput & discus or javelin).
Our initial training squads for each age group both boys and girls will be selected during October, as per the RLAC Relay Selection Policy. For full details on team selection, rules and participants commitment, please see the RLAC Relay Selection Policy on our website. We aim to train all track squads on the same days/times as much as possible, please ensure your athletes are attending as this will strengthen not only their skills, but also team and centre spirit.
Athletes must compete in full Ridgewood Centre Uniform. Shoes are compulsory, spikes are permitted for U11 upwards as the LAWA spike policy. Age tags and registration numbers are required.
NOTE: Training for this event may clash with club training. Parents must be prepared to be rostered on a site. Coaches are exempt from helping on sites due to the need to prepare their athletes.
NOTE: there will be no competition at Ridgewood oval on the day of this event.
Dates: Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd February 2019 U11 to U17 - BOTH Days TBC U11 to U13 - One day of Competition; U14 to U17 - BOTH days of Competition Registration: Online Via Results HQ Entry Fee: $15 per athlete
This Event is conducted by LAWA over two days and is held at the WA Athletics Stadium. It is open to any athletes in the U11 – U17 Age Groups, no selection is required. U11 – U13 athletes participate in 5 events total. U14 – U17 participate in 7 events total. Each athlete competes in their age group five (5) or seven (7) events involving both track and field events. Points are allocated to each athlete for each event based on the performance, the athlete’s points are tallied. Medals are presented to the first three places in each age group for both boys and girls. Athletes must compete in full Ridgewood Centre Uniform. Shoes are compulsory, spikes are permitted as the LAWA spike policy. Age tags and registration numbers are required. Parents who have athletes competing must be prepared to be rostered on a site.
2019 Zones Championships & State Qualifiers
Dates: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th February 2019 U7 & U8 Championships U9 to U15 - State Qualifiers VENUE TO BE DETERMINED - NOT WA ATHLETICS STADIUM Registration: Online Via Results HQ Entry Fee: $5 per athlete regardless of number of events competing in.
Zones and quarter finals is an event spread over 2 days where athletes can compete against other centres in their own nominated events. It will give young athletes a great experience competing on a larger scale. By nominating their own events, you can either compete both days or just 1 day pending on when your event is scheduled.
This event is conducted by Zone 4 LAC centres, and consists of the following Centres;
Ridgewood / Joondalup / Hamersley / UWA / Esperance, Geraldton, Northam and Hedland
U7 & U8 - Compete in the Zones & quarter finals only. Medals will be awarded to the first three (3) place getters in the final of each event. Athletes can compete in four (4) total events only of their own choosing.
U9 - U15 - This is the first stage of the State Track & Field Championships. Each athlete can compete in a number of events depending of their age.
U9 maximum of 4 events over the 2 days - no limit on the amount in 1 day. U10 – U12 maximum of 5 events over the 2 days - no limit on the amount in 1 day. U13 – U15 maximum of 6 events over the 2 days - no limit on the amount in 1 day.
U7 - U8 athletes may choose to compete in their full club uniform. U9 - 15 athletes must compete in full Ridgewood Centre uniform. Shoes are compulsory, spikes are permitted for U11 upwards as the LAWA spike policy. Age tags and registration numbers are required.
Ridgewood Centre will be assisting the competing athletes with centre training, days and times will be confirmed closer to the event. The Ridgewood Centre will be required to supply parent helpers & officials on sites throughout the weekend. Please note that at least 1 parent helper is required per competing athlete per family, i.e. if you have 2 children competing, you need to fulfil 2 roster positions and so forth.
U16 & U17 - Automatically qualify to nominate for the semi-finals at the State Track & Field Championships. Athletes can compete in six (6) events in total. These athletes will need to register online through Results HQ for the State Track & Field Championship.
2019 State Track and Field Championships
Dates: Friday 8th, Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March 2019 Eligible Age Groups: U9 to U17 Registration: Online Via Results HQ (U9-U15 Qualifiers/Invited & U16/17 Nominations) Fee: $10 per athlete per event
This event is conducted by LAWA and is held at the WA Athletics Stadium. U9 – U15 athletes who qualify through zones & quarter finals can go on to compete against the qualifiers from the other zones and country centres. U16/17 athletes are able to nominate to compete directly at State Championships. Athletes must compete in full Ridgewood Centre uniform. Shoes are compulsory, spikes are permitted for U11 upwards as LAWA the spike policy. Age tags and registration numbers are required. Ridgewood Centre will be assisting the competing athletes with centre training, days and times will be confirmed closer to the event. Parent helpers with competing athletes will be required to assist on sites throughout the weekend.