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HART Regional Competitions

There are 11 competition regions which are geographically arranged. There are four (4) Winter Regions and seven (7) Summer Regions.
To check your Centre’s allocated Region, please click HERE

WINTER Tropical North (TN), North Qld (NQ), Central North (CN), Maranoa (MO)
SUMMER Downs & South West (DSW), South Coast (SthC), Sun Coast (SunC), Metro North (MN), Metro West (MW), South East (SE), Central Coast (CC)

 

HART Regional Relays  HART Regional Championships
Summer Regions occur in November Winter Regions occur in September
Summer Regions occur in February

HART Regional Relays
To view dates and further information please click HERE

HART 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, HART Regional Relays are a means for qualifying for the McDonald’s State Relay Championships. Click HERE for frequently asked questions.

Eligibility and Progression
All LAQ Registered U7 – U17s athletes are eligible to compete.
LAQ does not impose eligibility restrictions upon athletes wishing to nominate.  Athletes do not have to compete in a minimal number of Centre meets. Teams from the U9 – U17 age groups that place 1st – 3rd in track events and 1st and 2nd in field events 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.  This form can be used to submit nominations with your affiliated Centre.  Check with your Centre Committee for the closing date.
Each athlete may nominate to participate in a maximum of five (5) events three (3) events for Multi-Class at the Regions. For available events, use this link.

HART Regional Championships
To view dates and further information please click HERE

HART 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
Open to all U7-U17 LAQ registered athletes.
Eligibility for nomination to HART Regional Championships and McDonald’s State Championships (U9-U17s) includes a requirement of prior participation in not less than four (4) Centre level meetings at the Centre where the athlete is registered.
U9 – U17 athletes competing in the HART 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 HART Regional Championships and who achieve the “Qualifying Performance Level” for that event.

Nomination
Nominations can be submitted by individuals via Family ResultsHQ Portal by the relevant closing date.  Alternatively, this form can be used to submit nominations with your affiliated Centre.  Check with your Centre Committee for the closing date.
Each athlete may compete in events of their choice up to five (5) events for Summer athletes aged U7 – U17, and Winter U7 & U8s; and up to seven (7) events for Winter athletes aged U9 – U17. For available events, use this link.

Cancellation of Competition

The Regional Competition Coordinator, taking into account the recommendation of the Meeting Manager and Referees, and after due consultation with ALL Centre Managers or authorised Centre representatives, will make any decision with regard to re-scheduling or abandoning a HART Regional Championships or HART Regional Relays.  If the decision is to abandon an event(s) / competition, where possible, the backup date (listed below) MUST be used to reschedule the event(s) / competition.  Paramount in the decision to continue or otherwise, should be the safety of the athletes.