Athletics Auckland Competition Rules - McKinnon Shield
These rules are to be read in conjunction with the IAAF handbook and the Athletics New Zealand Supplementary Rules.
To compete at an Athletics Auckland sanctioned meet you must be a registered athlete. Secondary School athletes not registered with a club can compete up until the NZSS Championships in Wellington. School uniform must be worn. Entries are taken online.
Athletics Auckland will appoint a Technical Delegate and an Administration Delegate for each
2020/21 McKinnon Shield
Event dates for the 2020/21 McKinnon Shield are now available on the events page on the Athletics Auckland website
There are 10 rounds for the McKinnon Shield in 2020/21 season. These 10 meets are all being held at Herb Towers Track, Mt Smart Stadium.
To compete at a McKinnon Shield you must be 12yrs old as at 31st December in the year of competition e.g.
To compete at the five meets prior to Christmas you must be turning or already be 12yrs of age on the 31st December 2020
To compete at the five meets after Christmas you must be turning or already be 12yrs of age on the 31st December 2021
For example – I am turning 12yrs old on the 1st January 2021. I cannot compete at a McKinnon Shield meet until after Christmas as before Christmas I am still only 11yrs old as at 31st December in the year of competition (2020).
These dates are set by World Athletics.