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2017 event information webpage including timetable and event program

The North Queensland Athletics Championships is the premier athletics event in North Queensland. Held since 1957, this major championships has grown in size and is now reconsidered as the biggest regional athletics event in Australia. 

The Athletics North Queensland Championships incorporates a number of events for athletes from 4 years of age to 99+, including all athletes with a disability  (Para-Athletes). This includes the North Queensland Track and Field Championships, North Queensland Combined Event Championships, North Queensland Road Running Championships and the Queensland & North Queensland One Mile Championship, 100 yard Memorial Events : Hector Hogan for Men and John Campbell Miles for Women.

Any athlete that is a member of clubs associated to Athletics North Queensland (ANQ), Queensland Athletics (QA),  Queensland Master Athletics (QMA), Australian Master Athletics (AMA), Athletics Australia (AA), or from another country's athletics club (IAAF) can nominate to compete. THERE ARE  NO ENTRY STANDARDS FOR THIS EVENT. INDEPENDENT/DAY REGISTRATIONS  are not accepted for this event.

NOMINATIONS closing on THURSDAY 14th September, 2017 at 11.45pm.  ON LINE NOMINATIONS for Track and Field Events  have now closed, if you have missed the dead line and wish to nominate please call the ANQ office 47214998 during working hours, or send an email to with your details.

ON LINE NOMINATIONS are still open for the 12km Road Running on Saturday 23rd September, 2017, please follow the link above to nominate

qualifications for national competitions
Athletics North Queensland Championships offers a couple of automatic qualification options for athletes wishing to compete at National Championships in 2018.  An automatic qualification confirms that athletes have qualified for a future event, regardless if they have /have not meet the qualifying performance standards for that event. 

Regardless if a automatic qualifier has been meet, athletes will still need to follow the same nomination process, including payments before the closing date of nominations. This information is available on the Queensland Athletics (Junior) and Athletics Australia (Open) websites. 

2018 Australian Junior Championships

ANQ registered athletes who place first or second in events in their age group as of the 31/12/2017 will automatically qualify for the 2018 Australian Junior Championships, competing in their age group as of the 31 December 2017.  This applies to ANQ registered athletes who compete between the ages of 11-18 years.

Non-ANQ registered athletes should contact their State Athletic Association for their qualification standards for the 2018 Australian Junior Championships.

Athletes in the throwing and hurdle events, where their weights or hurdle heights change between 2017 and 2018 are allowed to compete in the next age group up at the ANQ Championships. This is to assist athletes to gauge performances for the 2018 Australian Junior/ Open Championships. These athletes will compete as exhibition athletes in the age group above and will not be entitled to medals, placings or automatic qualifiers. The affected athletes should email after entering the online nominations in current age division. 

Please note: Athletes who compete in the U20, U18 and U16 will receive automatic qualification based on their age NOT their event division. E.g. Four athletes will receive automatic qualification in the U18 age division (2 x 16 years of age, 2 x 17 years of age).

2018 Australian Athletics Championships

ANQ registered athletes who place first or second in the Open age division will automatically qualify for the 2018 Australian Athletics Championships.

Featured Events
Hector Hogan 100 Yards Sprint (Male) 
Campbell Miles Sprint (Female)
Queensland 1 Mile Championships 
2017 dATEs

22-24 SEPTEMBER 2017

useful documents

Click Here for the latest Records

Click Here for the Draft Timetable of Events

Click Here for the Official Program