Regional Competitions

LAQ has devised eleven competition Regions which are geographically arranged, four (4) Winter Regions and seven (7) Summer Regions. Each Centre is assigned to a Region appropriate for their location. To check your Centres’ allocated Region, please click here.

The Winter Regions normally conduct Regional Championships in September. Summer Regions normally conduct Regional Relays in November and Regional Championships in February.

McDonald’s Summer Regional Relays (U7 – U17’s)

Regional Relays primarily provide friendly Regional Competition for all athletes in these age groups to compete in teams. Track and field relays are provided for.  The track teams comprise of four (4) athletes, and the field teams comprise of the total number of nominated athletes for that age groups’ event.  In addition, Regional Relays are a means for qualifying for the McDonald’s State Relay Championships.

Eligibility and Progression
All LAQ Registered U7 – U17’s athletes are eligible to compete.
Teams from the U9 – U17 age groups that place 1st – 3rd will be eligible to progress to the McDonald’s State Relay Championships.
Winter Centres and Centres in the Central Coast Region may nominate teams directly to participate in the McDonald’s State Relay Championships.  For more details about the McDonald’s State Relay Championships use this link.

Nomination
Nominations can only be submitted through your LAQ Centre.  Each athlete may nominate to participate in a maximum of five (5) events at the Regions. For available events, use this link.
Parents may download and complete this form to return to your affiliated Centre.  Check with your Centre Committee for the closing date.

 Region Competition Date
(All dates are subject to COVID restrictions)
 Downs & South West TBC
 Met North 7th November 2020
 Met West 15th November 2020
 South Coast 14th November 2020
 South East 15th November 2020
 SunCoast 7th November 2020

 

Nordic Sport Regional Championships (U7 – U17’s)

Regional Championships primarily provide friendly Regional Competition for all athletes in the U7 – U17 age groups.  These competitions are also the means for qualifying for the McDonald’s State Championships.

Eligibility and Progression
All LAQ Registered U7 – U17’s athletes are eligible to compete.
U9’s – U17 athletes competing in the Regional Championships who place 1st – 4th may progress to the McDonald’s State Championships held in March.
Additional entry to the McDonald’s State Championships is available for athletes who compete at the Regional Championships and who achieve the “Qualifying Performance Level” for that event.

Nomination
Nominations can only be submitted through your LAQ Centre.  Each athlete may compete in events of their choice up to five (5) events for Summer athletes aged U7 – U17 and Winter U7 & U8’s; and up to seven (7) events for Winter athletes aged U9 – U17. For available events, use this link.
Parents may download and complete this form to return to your affiliated Centre.  Check with your Centre Committee for the closing date.

 Region Competition Date
(All dates are subject to COVID restrictions)
 Central North 12th & 13th September 2020
 Maranoa 3rd & 4th October 2020
 North Queensland 19th September 2020
 Tropical North 25th October 2020
 Central Coast 6th & 7th February 2021
 Downs & South West TBC
 Met North 29th – 31st January 2021
 Met West 13th & 14th February 2021
 South Coast 5th – 7th February 2021
 South East 13th & 14th February 2021
 SunCoast 6th & 7th February 2021