Dane Bird-Smith Shield

25 Feb 23

Location: State Athletics Facility

Entries close 9am Friday 24 February 2023
There will be no late entries. 


Platinum Membership – FREE
Gold/ANQ Membership - $15 all events
Base/Qrun Membership - $25 all events


To upgrade your membership, head to the Membership Toolbox on our Join page.


Interstate Entry


Ensure you have read and understand the Competition Rules (link above).

Weights & Implements Specifications - only 2 personal implements (per event) can be checked in

Hurdles Specifications


Under 11/Under 12/Under 13 athletes in eligible field events will compete using Under 14 specifications. Hammer/Javelin/Pole Vault/Hurdles/Steeplechase/3000m/5000m/10000m will not be available for athletes under 12 years of age.


Shield Meets - Implement check in cut-off is 90 minutes before your event start time.
Championships – Implement check in cut-off is 2 hours before your event start time.



- A Grade field events will be capped at 10, with priority given to U20 and Open athletes (as per new World Athletics guidelines) and will receive 4 attempts, with the top 8 receiving 2 further attempts.

- B Grade field events will receive 4 attempts only.

- Para athletes will need to meet 95% of the relevant international qualifying standard to be placed into the A Grade and to make the top 8 (to be determined once qualifiers are released by Athletics Australia).

- Placement into A Grade/B Grade is based on performance only, not age group (Open/Under 20 athletes are not guaranteed a place in A Grade).


We support the wearing of your club uniform, however we do not enforce it.
We do not use bibs; however if you are from another state or region, you may certainly wear yours!

***Please ensure you have read and understand the competition rules before entering.***