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McDonald’s State Championships

Date 11th – 13th March 2022
Venue Queensland Sport & Athletics Centre (QSAC), Nathan, Brisbane. (Venue link).
Needle spikes are not permitted at this venue .
  For accommodation close to the track we recommend Comfort Inn & Suites Robertson Gardens. Contact their friendly team on (07) 3875 1999 or visit Mention that you are from Little Athletics to receive your LAQ members rates.
Events First Event starts at (to be confirmed)
Draft Event Order (times may be subject to change on the day of competition)
Entries Nominated Athletes List
Program Program Booklet (Incl. Full list of Athletes & Rules)
Live Results will be posted during the weekend’s Competition

The McDonald’s State Championships is the final major competition in the LAQ calendar.  LAQ Registered Athletes from all corners of the State take part in this annual event in the hope of becoming the State Champion in their chosen event.
The U13 State Team (26 athletes – 13 Boys and 13 Girls) is selected at these Championships.  The performance of the U13’s at this event plays a significant part in their selection.  For more information on State Team, please click here.
Athletes and parents, please come prepared for all types of weather as the competition will only be cancelled under extreme weather conditions.

Eligibility & Nomination

>  U9 – U17 athletes; qualifying 1st – 4th placegetters can nominate.
>  In additional to placegetters, U9 – U17’s by competing at the Regional Championships and achieving a “Qualifying Performance Level” also qualify and can nominate.
Additional Qualifiers Nomination Form
>  Only LAQ registered and classified U9 – U17 Multi-Class athletes, who have participated at the Regional Championships, have the opportunity to direct nominate in multi-class events.  For more specific information regarding LAQ Multi-Class Athlete participation and rules please use this link.
Multi-Class Direct Nomination Form

Centres process all nominations                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 +  Qualifying athletes must advise their Centre Committee if they are not able to participate as soon as possible.                                                                 +  Declaration of Nominations are emailed to Centres.

All competing athletes must wear the approved LAQ Centre uniform.

Fees & Closing Dates
Person(s) submitting nominations to LAQ must ensure fees are paid (without invoice) by the advertised closing date.  Failure to do so may incur penalties.

Closing Date: 9:00am Monday 21st February
Nomination Fee: $4.00 / event