Athletics Auckland Competition Age Entry 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. School sports uniforms must be worn. Entries are taken online.
Athletics Auckland will appoint a Technical Delegate and an Administration Delegate for each meet.
There are 10 rounds for the McKinnon Shield in 2021/22 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.
For example – I am turning 12yrs old on the 1st January 2022. 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 (2021).
These dates are set by World Athletics.