State Events

PCH Day (formerly PMH Relayathon) (28th October 2023)

This event is organised by Little Athletics WA to raise funds for Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation (formerly PMH Foundation). Club Managers will pass on further information at the appropriate time. Clubs will be advised of the format for this event once it has been formalised. It is run in conjunction with the day’s normal athletics competition.

State Multi-event Championships (Combined Event) (18th & 19th November 2023)

This event is held at WA Athletics Stadium for athletes U11 and up. Athletes compete individually in 5-8 compulsory events, depending on age group. Points are awarded and accumulated according to performance, NOT placing, similar to the Heptathlon and Decathlon. Any number of athletes can represent a Centre and there are no selection criteria. Athletes are required to wear their Centre uniform.

Athletics West State Relay Championships (Saturday 16th December 2023)

Each Centre is eligible to nominate one team (min 4, max 5 athletes) for track relay per age group and gender and one team of either 2, 3 or 4 athletes for the field relay per age group and gender. Athletes competing in the track relay may not compete in the field relay and vice versa. Athletes are required to wear their Centre uniform.

Zones Championships (17th and 18th February 2024)

The Championship Qualifier is the heats and quarter finals of the State Championships. The competition is open to any athlete in the under 9 to under 15 age groups. These age groups will compete for entry into the State Championships. Athlete qualification and Zone allocation TBA
BLAC encourages all athletes to nominate for this event. Many season personal bests are attained and it is a fantastic experience to compete against athletes from other Centres at the culmination of the season. All Clubs will be notified of closing dates for entries to this event when they become available.

Athletes must compete in the Centre uniform.

Junior State Championships (8th, 9th and 10th March 2024)

Semi-finals and finals are held at the WA Athletics Stadium for athletes qualifying for each event. Qualification details TBA. Athletes are required to wear their Centre uniform.

U13 Little Athletics National Championships (ALAC)

Championships are held in a different state each year and are only open to U13 athletes.

The WA State Track and Field Championships is the qualifying event for the U13 team selection. ALAC Team selectors will attend the event and will determine successful team members based on the LAWA ALAC Team Selection Policy. Athletes wishing to be considered for selection must nominate by the defined closing date.
Athletes will be contacted as soon as practical following completion of State Championships of team selection status.

Note: More information is available on the Athletics West website.

U15 Multi Event National Championships

Championships are held in a different state each year and are only open to U15 athletes.

Three U15 Boys and three U15 Girls are selected from the State Multi Event Championships and accompany the team to represent the state in the National Multi Event Championships.

U14 & U15 International Championships

U14 and U15 athletes awarded a medal at State Championships will be invited to join the WA International team that travels to Malaysia (odd years) and Singapore (even years).
Information regarding the International team will be forwarded to all eligible athletes at medal presentations and following the competition.

Winter Competition

From April to August, Little Athletics WA runs a Winter competition. This consists of Cross Country Running and Road Walking races, held on alternating weekends at different locations throughout the metro area.

Cross Country is open to athletes U7 – U17, while Road Walking is open to athletes U9 – U17. Current registered athletes (participated in the previous summer competition) are required to nominate for Winter Competition online through their ResultsHQ profile.

No additional registration fees are applicable, however athletes are required to purchase, and wear, a timing chip for competition. New athletes may register for the Winter Competition online at ResultsHQ.com.au.

A registration fee shall be charged, and a timing chip is required to be purchased, and worn, for competition.

Competing athletes are required to wear Belmont Little Athletics Centre uniform. Athletes must compete in a minimum number of events (as detailed by Athletics West) to be eligible for Winter Championships. Any further information can be obtained from the Winter Competition Officer.

Please note that the U6’s do not compete in the State Winter Championships.