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

Timetable

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  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
Medley
(100/100/200/400)
X X X X X X X X 1 8

X = Boys & Girls, MS = Mixed Sex

Example:

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

Rules and Regulations