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2019 oceania area championships

The 2019 Oceania Area Championships will be held in Townsville, Australia from 25-28 June 2019. 

The Oceania Area Championships will include U18, U20 and Open age groups. 

The Athletics Australia Selection Policy and Online Nomination Form are now available. 


Athletics Australia has amended the Selection Policy for the 2019 Oceania Area Championships, specifically for the U18 and U20 age groups. After listening to feedback from the athletics community, Athletics Australia has decided to take more inclusive approach to the U18/U20 events at the Oceania Area Championships. 

Please note the selection trial will take place at Nationals in each respective U18 and U20 event. 

Athletes born in 2003 (U17) may want to consider entering the U18 age group for the purposes of the selection trial. Please contact your Member Association regarding entries for Nationals.  

information session @ nationals

Information Sessions for 2019 International Open Teams, Tokyo Olympics / Paralympics & IAAF World Ranking System

Athletics Australia will run information sessions in Sydney during the Australian Track & Field Championships for Able and Para athletes. The sessions will take place in the Ian Thorpe Theatrette at NSWIS on Saturday and be repeated on Sunday.


Saturday 6th April 9:00am – 10:00am 
Sunday 7th April 9:00am – 10:00am                           


Saturday 6th April 2:30pm – 4:00pm                      
Sunday 7th April 10:00am – 11:30am

Athletes and coaches targeting IAAF or WPA World Championships, Oceania Championships (Open athletes) or World University Games are encouraged to attend. The Able sessions will also include information and implications of the IAAF World Ranking System on Olympic Qualification.

Please note: this information session is not relevant for Oceania junior team members (U18/U20). 
qualifiers @ 19 march
uniform fitting sessions

Please see the below link for information regarding Uniform fittings at the Australian Championships in Sydney on April 1-7, 2019.

Uniform Fittings information

Athletics Australia
Athletics House
Level 2, 31 Aughtie Drive
Albert Park  VIC 3206

P +61 3 8646 4550
F +61 3 8646 4560