State Competitions

LAQ Competition Summary Dates & Fees

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Little Athletics Queensland (LAQ) conducts a number of Carnivals and Championships each year.  Each of the three Carnivals include a Centre Team Trophy that is calculated on all athlete’s results and weighted points; use this link for previous year’s trophy winners.
For specific details, including dates and venues, of all LAQ competitions for this season, click on the links below.

Officiating At LAQ Competitions

Officials and parents are encouraged to assist on the arena at all LAQ competitions.  For more information, use this link 


Ronald McDonald House Charities Winter Carnival

The Winter Carnival is held each year in a Winter Centre area on an all-weather track and
is open to all U7 – U17 LAQ registered athletes as well as non-LAQ registered (age appropriate) athletes.

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Coles Spring Carnival

The Spring Carnival is held each year at the Bundaberg Region Athletics Facility and is open to all U7 – U17 LAQ registered athletes as well as non-LAQ registered (age appropriate) athletes.

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Coles Summer Carnival

The Summer Carnival aims to give all registered athletes in U7 – U17 age groups the opportunity to take part in a large-scale competition, without any of the pressures associated with a Championship.

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McDonald’s State Relay Championships

This major LAQ event encourages and allows athletes to compete in track and field teams and is by far the most popular of our Association Days both from a competition and spectator basis.

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McDonald’s Combined Event Championships

The Combined Event Championships is for U9 – U17’s and offers participation for U7 – U8’s in set combined events.

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McDonald’s State Championships

The McDonalds State Championships is the final major competition in the LAQ calendar.  Athletes from all corners of the State take part in this annual event in hope of becoming the State Champion in their chosen event.

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Australian Little Athletics Championships

The Australian Little Athletics Championships is a Little Athletics Australia National competition conducted for State Teams comprising of U13’s and U15 Multi-Event Athletes.

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