Region & State Competition

The Northern Country Region (NCR) is one of seven Regions within the Little Athletics Victoria Association. NCR has the largest number of centres with approximately 2,700 registered members. Albury Little Athletics are part of the Northern Country Region. The centres that form the Northern Country Region are:

  • Alpine
  • Albury
  • Barooga
  • Benalla
  • Bendigo
  • Corowa
  • Echuca/Moama
  • Howlong
  • Kyabram
  • Kyneton
  • Lavington/Jindera
  • Mansfield
  • Murrindindi
  • Mt Beauty
  • Nathalia
  • Rochester
  • Rutherglen
  • Seymour
  • Shepparton
  • Wangaratta
  • Wodonga
  • Yarrawonga/Mulwala



Region Carnival

All Regions host these Region Carnival events each season:

  • Region Relays
  • Region Track & Field
  • Region Cross Country

Note: Some Regions may conduct a Region Multi-Event.

Athletes may enter Region Carnivals, dependent on the entry qualifications having been met for that particular Carnival. The Region Relays, Track & Field and Cross Country Carnivals are the qualifying competition for the respective State Championship event. These region events are held at either Albury, Shepparton or Bendigo and the host centre is announced each season.

State Championships

Little Athletics Victoria hosts these State Championship events each season:

State Championship Qualifying Competition Age Group Maximum Events
State Relays Region Relay Championships U9-U15 Three
State Multi-Event U9-U15 Five – Seven Disciplines
State Track & Field Region Track & Field Championship U9-U15 Four
State Road Relays U9-U15 One
State Cross Country Region Cross Country Championship U9-U15 One

State Track & Field and Relay Championships are held at Lakeside Stadium, 33/31-33 Aughtie Dr, Albert Park VIC 3206.

State Cross Country and Multi Events locations are announced each season as they are confirmed.

Little Athletics Victoria is also involved in the Australian Little Athletics Championships, known as ALAC. This is an annual team’s based national championships for the U13 and U15 age groups.  Click on the link for more information: ALAC