Selection - Senior New Zealand Track & Field Championships

Southland teams will be selected to compete at New Zealand Track & Field Championships.
Athletes who are not selected to represent Southland can still enter as individuals representing their clubs, providing they meet the Athletics New Zealand entry standards.
These entry standards are issued by Athletics New Zealand each year and are available on their website (Click Here). Funding assistance usually is available for selected athletes subject to its availability.
Athletes needs to better or equal standards at least once during the qualifying period set by the Southland selectors, as well as prove form closer to the Championships and show a competitive attitude.

Selection Criteria:

  • Athletes must meet the Athletics NZ and Athletics Southland standards.
  • Only non-wind aided performances will be accepted.
  • Performances in mixed gender or mixed age groups are acceptable.
  • Performances should be achieved under circumstances acceptable for records.
  • All performances must be achieved during competitions organised by member organisations of Athletic New Zealand.
  • All athletes must compete in the Southland Track & Field Championships unless a written dispensation has been sought and approved by the Southland Track & Field Committee.
  • Each athlete selected must be able to bring credit to themselves, the sport and Athletics Southland.
  • RELAYS: All athletes selected for individual events must make themselves available for relays if required.
  • Please direct any enquiries regarding funding assistance or selection to the Southland Track & Field Committee.​​​​​​​