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Event overview

The 2018 Melanesian Regional Championships will be held from 9th-11th May 2018 in Port Vila, Vanuatu.

Athletics North Queensland in conjunction with Athletics Australia sees the Melanisian Championships as an opportunity to expose athletes who may not otherwise get an opportunity to participate in international competition. 

his will be a wholly self-funded Team (travel, accommodation, levies and team uniform together with all other associated expenses).



The final team, including team mangers will be announced here on the 21st of March 2018.

Click here to see the entry standards for the 2018 Melanesian Regional Championships. 

Athletes wanting to nominate to be a part of the Regional Australia Team can nominate here

The selection policy can be found here

This year we will be offering athletes the option to pay for this trip over four installments. If you would like more information on this, please email

Please note: even if you are named in the team, you can withdraw your nomination at any time, until the registration/payment period. 
If you have nominated for the Regional Australia Team, but wish to withdraw your nomination, please email


Athlete code of behaviour



It is compulsory that all athletes that are part of the Regional Australia Team have to stay at the team accommodation for the duration of the Championships. 

More information will be released about the accommodation as it becomes known to us. 



team managers

If you'd like to nominate to be a Team Manager or Team Coach at the 2018 Melanesian Regional Championships, please click here 


Team Managers and Team Coaches will be announced here on the 12th of March 2018

important dates


Tuesday 28th November 2017: Team Manager and Team Coach Applications Open

Tuesday 28th November 2017: Athlete Nominations Open

Wednesday 21st February: Team Manger Applications Close 

Sunday 18th March: Athlete Nominations Close

Wednesday 21st March: Team Announced





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