2019 SUBWAY WMR Relay Carnival
The 2019 SUBWAY WMR Relay Carnival is our main team competition for the season for U9 to U16 athletes. This is the only Carnival where boys and girls can run against each other in a mixed sex team. Athletes carry a baton which they pass onto the next member of their team.
Date: Saturday 23rd November 2019
Location: John Landy Athletics Field, South Geelong VIC 3220
Open To: Under 9 to Under 16 Athletes
Who can compete?
To be eligible to enter the SUBWAY Region Relay Carnival, athletes must be registered and be a financial Little Athletics Victoria Competitive Member by the closing date and time for entries. There are no exemptions.
How you can compete
Athletes can enter a maximum of three team events only, in a ‘combination’ of any of the following:
- 4 x 100m (Male/Female and/or Mixed Sex (MS))
- 4 x 200m (Male/Female and/or Mixed Sex (MS))
- Medley (Male/Female)
Available Team Compositions;
|Event Type||Age Group||Team Composition||Team Changes|
|4 x 100m||U9 – U15 B & G||4||1|
|4 x 200m||U9 – U15 B & G||4||N/A|
|Medley (2 x 100m, 1 x 200m, 1 x 400m)||U9 – U16 B & G||4||N/A|
|Mixed Sex 4 x 100m||U9 – U16 MS||2 x Boys, 2 x Girls||2|
|Mixed Sex 4 x 200m||U9 – U16 MS||2 x Boys, 2 x Girls||N/A|
B = Boys, G = Girls, MS = Mixed Sex, N/A = Not Applicable
Qualifying for the State Championships
This table displays the qualifying positions for each event and age group.
|Event||U9||U10||U11||U12||U13||U14||U15||U16||Qualifiers by place per Region||Max Field Size|
|4 x 100m||X||X||X||X||1||24|
|4 x 100m||X||X||X||X||1||16|
|MS 4 x 100m||X||X||X||X||X||1||24|
|MS 4 x 100m||X||X||X||1||16|
|4 x 200m||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||1||16|
|MS 4 x 200m||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||1||8|
X = Boys & Girls, MS = Mixed Sex
In the U9 Girls 4 x 100m, the first place finishers from each of the 7 Regions and the next 17 best performances from all Regions will qualify to compete at the State Championships.
In the U13 Girls 4 x 100m, the first place finishers from each of the 7 Regions and the next 9 best performances from all Regions will qualify to compete at the State Championships.
In the MS 4 x 200m and Medley the first place finishers from each of the 7 Regions and the next fastest performance from all Regions will qualify to compete at the State Championships.
Rules of Little Athletics Relays
2019 U6 – U8 Skills Clinic and Carnival
The U6 – U8 Skills Clinic and Carnival is the only State-wide event for our Under 6 to Under 8 athletes. It’s a fun day with a carnival atmosphere which includes; face painting, jumping castles and giveaways.
Athletes will enjoy an educational experience with a focus on skill and technique development under the guidance of LAVic coaches.
Date: 1st December 2019
Venue: Tom Kelly Athletics Track, 123 George Street, Doncaster East
Open to: U6 to U8 Registered and Financial Athletes
Entries Open: 26th October 2019 (12:01pm)
Entries Close: 26th November 2019 (11:59pm)