The following rule changes come into effect at the beginning of the 2018-19 Summer Track & Field Season and apply to all levels of competition from Centre to State.
Age Group Change
Athletes age group is based on the Athlete's age at the end of the calendar year in which the Track & Field season commences. ie for 2018-19 season it is the athlete's age as of 31st December 2018 that will determine their age group.
Implement Weight Changes.
Under 11 Boys and Girls was 750gm now 500 gm.
Under 13 Boys was 1kg now 750 gm
Under 12 Boys was 3kg now 2kg
60m Hurdles are now only offered for Under 6 to Under 11 age groups
All athletes will be allowed to perform a Standing Start for all track events, ie U6 to U16.
Both U9 & U10 athletes are required to complete Scissor technique at all levels of competition.