Toyota State Multi Event Championships
20/01/2018 @ 9:00 am - 21/01/2018 @ 5:00 pm$15
Little Athletics SA and Athletics SA are pleased to announce that the 2018 State Multi Event Championships will once again be a combined event. This event is over two days for registered athletes in the Under 9 to Under 17 age groups.
The Multi’s is a competition in which athletes participate in a specified number of track and field events, earning points for their performance in each event. Each age group competes in a mixture of running, jumping, and throwing events, where athletes have the opportunity to showcase their all-round ability. Medals are presented to the three highest total point scorers in each age group.
The Under 9 to Under 13 age groups will participate in a pentathlon (5 events), Under 14’s participate in a hexathlon (6 events), and Under 15 to 17’s participate in a heptathlon (7 events). The pentathlon events are conducted over one day, with the hexathlon and heptathlon events conducted over two days.
Entry Fee: $15.00 per athlete. Nominations: Open Thursday 23rd November 2017 and close Thursday 4th January 2018.
Qualification Standards – 2018 Multi-Event Qualifying Standards
- Athletes in the Under 9 to Under 13 age groups must have bettered or equalled the qualifying standard in at least three of the five events and have recorded a valid performance in the other two events to be conducted for their age group prior to the nomination close date.
- Athletes in the Under 14 to Under 17 age groups must have recorded a valid performance in each of the events to be conducted for their age group prior to the nomination close date.
Eligibility Requirements – Standard Rules of Competition (pages 36 – 37)
- Athletes must have competed in a minimum of 15 events at their registered centre/club between their date of registration and the close of nominations (Note: Performances achieved at a ‘Come and Try’ session do not count towards eligibility or qualification)