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Regional Championships

Regional Championships primarily provide friendly regional competition for all athletes in the U7 – U17 age groups.  Each athlete may compete in events of their choice up to five events.  No special qualifications are necessary to enter and the usual spirit of having fun predominates.  

U9 – U17 athletes competing who place 1st – 4th in their event may progress to the McDonald’s State Championships.


Nominations will be accepted from athletes who have competed in four or more centre meets before the Christmas break.  If athletes have not met this criteria, approval to nominate may be provided by the committee.  Please email the Centre Manager at with the details.  Committee meetings are usually held on the third Thursday of each month so please ensure the email is received well before the nomination cut-off date.

Please refer to the LAQ website for further information.

Date:  10th and 11th February 2024.

Venue:  University of Queensland, Saint Lucia

Registration Close:  20th January 2024

Nomination Fee:  Included in your Toowong Harriers membership fees

McDonald's State Championships

The State Championships is the final major competition in the LAQ calendar.  LAQ athletes from all corners of the State take part in this annual event in the hope of becoming the State Champion in their chosen event.

The U13 State Team (26 athletes – 13 Boys and 13 Girls) is selected at these Championships.  The performance of the U13’s at this event plays a significant part in their selection.

Please refer to the LAQ website for further information.

Date:  22nd - 24th March 2024.

Venue:  State Athletics Facility (SAF), Nathan, Brisbane

Nomination Fee:  Included in your Toowong Harriers membership fees.​

Draft Event Order

Nominated Athletes

State Championship Information

All competing athletes must wear the approved LAQ centre uniform.

Online Results will be posted during the weekend’s competition


  • U9 – U17 athletes qualifying 1st – 4th from the Regional Championships can nominate.

  • In additional to the above, U9 – U17 by competing at the Regional Championships and achieving a 'Qualifying Performance Level' also qualify and can nominate.

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