Coles Spring Carnival

Date 24th September 2022
Venue Bundaberg Region Athletics Facility, Enid Ethel Drive, Bundaberg.  (Venue link).
  Needle spikes are not permitted at this venue.
For more information about the Bundaberg area, please use this link.
Events First Event starts at (to be confirmed)
Draft Event Order (times may be subject to change on the day of competition)
Arena Map
Age Groups & Events Table
Entries Nomination information at bottom of this page
  Nominated Athletes List
Program Program Booklet (Incl. Full list of Athletes & Rules)
  Program Booklets will not be sold at this event.
Note Event Information Notice
Online Results will be posted during the weekend’s competition

The Spring Carnival is held each year at the Bundaberg Region Athletics Facility and is open to all U7 – U17 LAQ registered athletes.  The competition provides a means for Centre athletes a chance to gain additional competition towards the end of or leading into the LAQ season and leading into the higher level school competitions.
To foster team spirit, all athletes registered with a LAQ Centre, through their competing, will earn points towards the Competition’s Centre Weighted Points Trophy.
Spring Carnival 100m Gift Races are also included in the program.  The first placed athletes in the U9 – U17 age groups are offered an opportunity to compete in a handicapped race using starting distances calculated on each competing athlete’s 100m times.
All LAQ registered U7 – U17’s athletes.
Note: All participating athletes must wear the approved Centre uniform.
Multi-Class Athlete Inclusion
LAQ registered and classified ambulant and wheelchair athletes have the opportunity to nominate in multi-class events. Classification is not applicable for participation in standard events at this competition.  All athletes are encouraged to participate and compete in mainstream opportunities where appropriate.  For more specific information regarding LAQ Multi-Class Athlete participation and rules please use this link.
Introducing the FAST Program for Tiny Tots and U6’s
FAST is a Fundamental Athletics Skills Training session designed to be run for a one hour duration utilising games and skill development activities to teach the basic, fundamental movement patterns of the events experienced in a Little Athletics competition. Each FAST session is one (1) hour long and will have one warm up activity, one running activity, one jumping activity and one throwing activity. Each of these activities are 10 – 15 minutes duration so that the athletes will experience a lot of skill development in a short amount of time.
  To Register Interest, please use this link
Closing Date: 9:00am Monday- 12th September
For further information contact Kendal Newton-Smith at
Nomination, Fees & Closing Dates
The ResultsHQ Meet Invite will be released – August.
Eligible athletes may nominate for a maximum of five (5) individual events.
  Direct Nomination
LAQ Registered Athlete(s) Nomination $20.00 per athlete
Nominations should be submitted directly by individuals through the Family ResultsHQ
Complete all steps including payment.  A system auto generated confirmation email is provided.
  Centre Nomination
  Alternatively, nominations can be submitted through your LAQ Centre by the Centre Closing Date, please check with your Centre Committee.  Person(s) submitting nominations to LAQ must ensure fees are paid (without invoice) by the advertised closing date.  Failure to do so may incur penalties.
Closing Date:  9:00am Monday – 12th September