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Coles Winter Carnival

Date 24th & 25th June 2023
Venue Townsville Sports Precinct, Burke Street, Townsville.  (Venue link).
Needle spikes are not permitted at this venue.
For more information about the Townsville area, please use this link.


Events First Event Saturday starts at 10:00am
Event Order (times may be subject to change on the day of competition)
Arena Map
Age Groups & Events Table




Nomination information at bottom of this page
Nominations are now open
  Nominated Athletes List (list posted after close of nominations)
Program Program Booklet (Incl. Full list of Athletes & Rules)


Event Information Notice
Promotional Poster
  Online Results will be posted during the weekend’s competition

The Coles Winter Carnival is held each year in a Winter Centre area on an all-weather track and is open to all LAQ registered athletes as well as non-LAQ registered athletes.
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.  A March Past is also conducted where all Centre athletes are encouraged to step forward to show their Centre pride and mascot.
Winter 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 athletes as well as non-LAQ registered athletes’ age appropriate U7 – U17’s are eligible for this event (age groups are calculated as at 31 December, please use this link).
Note: LAQ registered athletes must wear the approved LAQ Centre uniform and non-LAQ registered members must wear clothes that conform to the LAQ Uniform and SunSafe policies to enter the competition arena.  To view these policies, please click here.
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.
Nomination, Fees & Closing Dates
The ResultsHQ Meet Invite will be released – May.
Eligible athletes may nominate for a maximum of seven (7) individual events.  U15 – U17 may nominate in the Heptathlon plus two (2) individual events.
  Direct Nomination
Non-LAQ Registered Athlete(s) Nomination $25.00 per athlete
Nominations can be submitted by Individuals to the LAQ Office via mail or email by the relevant closing date listed below.
Nomination payment details are on the forms.  A confirmation email from LAQ is provided.
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.
Closing Date:  9:00am Monday – 12th June