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Coles Winter Carnival

Date 22nd & 23rd June 2024
Venue Townsville Sports Precinct, Burke Street, Townsville.  Venue address click HERE
Needle spikes are not permitted at this venue.
For more information about the Townsville area, click HERE
Events First Event Saturday starts at 10:00am
Event Order DRAFT (times may be subject to change on the day of competition)
Arena Map
Age Groups & Events Table


Nomination information can be found at the bottom of this page
Nominations now open!
  Nominated Athlete Entry List (list posted after close of nominations)
Program Program Booklet (Incl. full list of athletes & rules)


Event Information Notice
  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 U7 – U17’s are eligible for this event. Age groups are calculated as of 31 December. Please use link for further clarification.

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 policy 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 has been released.
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 the link above 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 – 10th June