Senior Track & Field

Updated 13 October 2022

2022 – 2023 SUMMER CALENDAR FIXTURES  

EVENT PROGRAMMES
The approved list of Senior Track & Field meetings for the 2022 – 2023 season is at the following link
AW Senior Track & Field Event Calendar 2022 – 2023 Updated 13 October

 Click Here

Full programme timetables will be available  on each of the Event Calendar individual event page sites. Predominantly Athletics Wellington sanctioned meetings are held on a Saturday afternoon and on occasion mid week twilights are staged as per the calendar.
Each meeting will have a specific timetable of events published in advance on this website  closer to the time of each event.  Updates and notifications will also be posted on AW Facebook.

Athletics Wellington Track & Field Representative Team
Selection POLICY – coming soon
The 2023 National Championships will be held in Wellington for Senior Open , Under 20 Under 18 and Under 16 Athletes. Athletics Wellington wishes to select a strong team for the championships  

All Athletes are reminded they must make their own individual entry to the Championships via the Athletics NZ website entry portal when Open in the New Year. Further information for the event will be updated as available.

LOCAL COMPETITION RULES for NEWTOWN PARK – HERE

OVERVIEW
Athletics Wellington Senior track and field meets are predominantly at Newtown Park Athletics Stadium or the  Colin Pugh Sportsbowl, Masterton.  On occasions Junior [Under 14] athletes will compete alongside Seniors.  There is a wide range of events in other locations that may be of interest in the Lower North Island region and nationally significant events  throughout  New Zealand for senior athletes. Senior athletes are almost always welcome to compete in other centre meetings throughout the country if you are a registered club athlete for Athletics Wellington club. 

ENTRY

This year the majority of  Senior Track & Field events at Newtown Park Athletics Stadium will be will be “Entry on the Day” [EOTD] with NO Cost.  We ask athletes to report to the stadium and enter on the day provided you arrive prior to the normal assembly time for an event. Once you Enter to compete on the Day for the first time at Newtown Park  in the 2022-2023 season, a ID Bib  number is allocated for designated regular competition days. Each athlete will receive a bib number. You should be a registered member of  Athletics New Zealand / Wellington club to compete.

PRE REGISTRATION   
Some Events with specific ONLINE ENTRY  will be events such as; The Agency Group 10,000m,  Team Ledger Harcourts Capital Classic, The Sola Power Academy Throws Meeting and the Athletics Wellington Championships.

These which will have an online pre-entry system  in place with link provided.

ELIGIBILITY  and ENTRY FEES

The basic points of “eligibility” for our senior Track & Field meets are:

  • Entry to the meet is open to all athletes of college-age and above
  • Entry is free for those athletes who are financial members of clubs that contribute to the Athletics Wellington bulk funding scheme for summer track, or members of Wellington Masters Athletics
  • College Athletes who are not currently a member of an affiliated club are welcome to participate but see the next point.
    • Entry is free to athletes from colleges who contribute to the Athletics Wellington bulk funding scheme for summer track: St Patrick’s Town, St Patrick’s Silverstream, Wellington College and Rongotai College.
    • Athletes from clubs or colleges not contributing to the Athletics Wellington bulk funding scheme for summer track will be asked to pay $10.00 per meet by direct credit to the AW bank account
      • (for athletes in this category, we will have slips to hand out on the day giving the AW bank account details)

CENTRAL ATHLETICS LEAGUE TEAMS COMPETITION
The Central Athletics League is a Regional Teams Competition for clubs  held annually across three meetings prior to Christmas.
All information on the Central Athletics League Teams Competition [CAL] is HERE

Athletics Wellington Senior Track & Field Selectors
Athletics Wellington is calling for expressions of interest to have selection panel of three people for Senior Track & Field teams for 2022-2023 season. 
Please complete the following document and email to gm@athleticswellington.org.nz
Expression of Interest document is HERE 
The Terms of  Reference for Selectors HERE