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NSW XC CHAMPIONSHIPS - Important Information regarding Junior Age Groups

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Please read this important information from Athletics NSW regarding registering Under Aged Groups athletes for: Nowra XC Champs Junior Age Groups U11/U12/U13/U14/U15/U16/U17/U18/U20

We'll ensure that you're in the correct age group after you register for the event!
 

NSW XC CHAMPIONSHIPS - Important Information regarding Junior Age Groups


Many parents/guardians/junior athletes would have seen the changes to the age groups that have been made according to the updated Nowra XC Championships timetable, which fall in line (as well as the distances being contentest) with the Athletics Australia XC Championships age groups, for NSW Team selection purposes.

All athletes who register for the Nowra XC Championships, incorporating the NSW XC Long Course Championships, will be placed in their correct age group, according to their date of birth, after registrations have closed on Tuesday, 4th August @ 10:00am sharp.

Please note that all athletes' age determination dates for the event is their age as of 31st December, 2020, consistent with all other Athletics NSW Winter Competitions.
Please refer to the table below to find out what age group each junior athlete will register for:
 

Year of Birth

Age Group

2010

U/11

2009

U/12

2008

U/13

2007

U/14

2006

U/15

2005

U/16

2004

U/17

2003

U/18

2002

U/20

2001

U/20


We would also like to inform everyone that registrations for some age groups may be closed earlier than the above time/date of Tuesday, 4th August @ 10:00am, due to COVID-19 restrictions and the capacity for field sizes for age groups at the Nowra XC Champs.

And just a final note - the U/11 age group will be running the 2km distance, and the U12 age group will be running the 3km distance, in line with the race distance specifications of the Athletics Australia XC Championships.

We thank you for your understanding, and you can find out more/register for the event below!


Yours in Athletics,
Athletics NSW

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