Athletics

19-21 Apr 2022 (TBC)
Gold Coast, QLD

Athletics

In 2022, Athletics will be hosted from 19-21 April (TBC) at Gold Coast Performance Centre, QLD and will be contested in both men's and women's competitions. Multi-class events will also be offered in the competition. 

Contact your University Team Manager (UTM) to find out how to get involved! 

2021 Champions
Men
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Women
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Registration

 

Step 1: Contact your University Team Manager (UTM) to discuss representing your university.

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Step 2: Register online by clicking the link below. 

 

Early bird registration: $TBC closes 11.59pm Friday  11 March

Late registration: $TBC, closes TBC

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Non-competing officials (coaches, managers, media etc.)

$TBC, closes TBC

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*Inclusive of GST and service fees - PayPal fee not included.

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Key Information

 

Prepare yourself before you hit Sydney and make sure you know everything there is to know about Nationals Athletics this year. 

Sport handbook

 

 

Version date: 20 April 2021

Venue

 

Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre

Olympic Blvd,

Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

Competition Guidelines and Rules

 

UniSport Australia (UniSport) competitions are conducted under the official playing regulations of the relevant international or national sporting organisation.

 

Where required, UniSport guidelines will indicate any rule/regulation amendments specific to our competitions.

 

Draws and Results

All athletes are required to check-in to confirm their intention to compete one hour before the scheduled start time. Start lists will then be drawn up for the event. 

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2022 Competition Timetable
Tuesday

19

TBC

APR
Wednesday

20

TBC
APR

21

Thursday
TBC
APR
Please note timetable is subject to change depending on entry numbers. Check back regularly for updates.
Tony Booth Trophy 

 

The Tony Booth Trophy is awarded to the overall men's champion university at Nationals Athletics. 

Antony Gerard (Tony) Booth, OAM

  • Tony has been involved in Australian University Sport and University of Queensland sport over a period of 60 years as a competitor, administrator, selector and coach and was honorary treasurer of AUSA from 1980 to 1982.  

 

  • Tony attended three Universiades - as chef de mission in Tokyo in 1967, Athletics Team Manager in Bucharest in 1981 and assistant chef de mission in Mexico in 1979.  Tony was one of the trustees for the AUS Tours Trust and the International Representation committee and is a passionate writer of the history of inter-varsity athletics.

 

  • Tony is a long-serving athletics coach at University of Queensland. He was awarded a Blue of the University of Queensland in 1949 and life membership in 1954.  He was intervarsity sprints and hurdles champion in 1952, 1953 and 1954, captain of the undefeated AUSA touring team to New Zealand in 1953 and captain of the Queensland State team in 1955.

 

  • Tony was a recipient in the Australia Day Honours of 1994, was chairman of the University of Queensland Recreation Areas Committee for seven years from 1993 to 1999, and was awarded life membership of the Australian Track and Field Coaches Association in 2007.

 

  • Tony was awarded life membership of UniSport Australia in 2008.

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