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The 2018 Australian All Schools Championships will be held in Cairns, QLD, from Friday 7th to Sunday 9th, December.

The Australian All Schools Championships, organised by Athletics Australia, is the National Track and Field Championships for school sport. The two and a half day competition has both individual medals and state team trophies.

Queensland Team (Updated 20/11/18) Final Timetable

The Queensland team is selected and managed by Queensland Athletics (QA). Athletes selected in the Queensland team will stay together in Cairns as a team, very much like a National team at major games.

The age groups at the Australian All Schools Championships are Under 14, Under 16 and Under 18, with age taken as on 31 December 2018 (these are the same as the 13 years, 15 years and 17 years age groups in school sport competition).

Selections for the Queensland team will be made solely from the results at the 2018 Queensland Secondary Schools Track & Field Championships (25-28 October).



Team Levy of $590 + $30 per event (Athletics Australia entry fee) will be due with registration on Monday November 12th. this includes;

  • Two nights’ accommodation (Fri 7th & Sat 8th)
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner (all days)
  • All ground transport including to and from the Cairns Airport. *Note athletes are required to arrange their own flights.
  • 20 experienced Team Managers/Coaches
  • Access to two physiotherapists who will be available to assist athletes.

Nominations close at 9am on Tuesday 30th October 2018.

Selection Policy


  • All athletes that finish first (1st) or second (2nd) in the 13 years, 14 years, 15 years, 16 years and 17 years events at the 2018 Queensland Secondary Schools Track & Field Championships (25-28 October) are eligible for selection in the Queensland Team *Pending the athlete nominating prior to nomination closure date.
  • All multi-class athletes (Ambulant and Wheelchair) that finish first (1st) or second (2nd) in the 13-15 years and 16-17 years according to the MDS results for 100m, 200m, 800m, Long Jump (ambulant only), Discus Throw & Shot Put *Pending the athlete nominating prior to nomination closure date.
    The following events will not be available for multi-class athletes at the Australian All Schools Championships; 400m, 1500m and Javelin. All athletes must hold at least a current Provisional Classification (please refer to Additional Notes for further details regarding this).
  • Where an eligible selection declines their place in the team that place will be offered to the next best placed athlete in that event and age group. For this reason we encourage all athletes that finish in the top 8 to nominate for selection.

Full Selection Policy Relay Selection

Athlete Code of Behaviour

Team Managers

To support the safe and effective function of the Queensland Team, Queensland Athletics is calling for applications from potential team managers. We are hoping to appoint up to 20 team managers for this tour. Applications close Monday 1st October. 

Team Staff Application

Staff Positions
Important Dates

Monday 1st October: Team Manager Applications Close

Tuesday 9th October: Team Managers Selected

Thursday 25th - Sunday 28th October: Queensland Secondary Schools Track & Field Championships (Australian All Schools Selection Meet)

Tuesday 30th October: 9am Australian All Schools Championships Nominations Close

Friday 2nd November: Queensland Team Announced 

Monday 12th November: 9am Queensland Team Registrations Close

Saturday 1st December: Queensland Pre-Departure Team Meeting, 10:30AM Javelin Room, QSAC, Nathan

Friday 7th - Sunday 9th: Australian All Schools Championships


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