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2018 Australian CROSS COUNTRY Championships

The 2018 Australian Cross Country Championships will be held at Maleny Golf Club, Sunshine Coast on the 25th of August 2018.

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Queensland Athletics will be selecting athletes to represent the state in the Queensland Team in the Under 14, Under 16, Under 18, Under 20 and Open age groups. Multi-Class athletes will also be selected in the Under 14, Under 16 and Under 20 age groups.

To be eligible for selection, athletes must be registered members of Queensland Athletics (QA) or Athletics North Queensland (ANQ).


Selection Events

  1. 36th QA All Schools Cross Country Championships, Rivermount (U14/U16/U18 & Multi Class only)
  2. Queensland Cross Country Championships, Maleny (All age groups U14-Open & Multi Class)


  1. 1st & 2nd at QA All Schools in 13yrs, 15yrs & 17yrs who nominate will be selected.
  2. Top 6 places at Queensland Cross Country Championships in U14, U16, U18 who nominate will be selected.
  3. Remaining places in the U14, U16 & U18 age groups will be selected based on the results, of those who nominate, from QA All Schools & Queensland Championships to fill the team to a total of 10 male and 10 female athletes in each age group.
  4. U20 & Open Representatives will be selected from performances at the Queensland Cross Country Championships.
  5. Multi-Class athletes (U14, U16, U20) who nominate will be selected from performances at the QA All Schools and the Queensland Championships. Multi-Class athletes must achieve the qualifying standard for their classification (see selection policy).


Al athletes that would like to be considered for selection in the the Queensland Cross Country Team must nominate.

Nomination Form Selection Policy

Nominations close on Sunday 5th August.


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Nominations close on Sunday 5th August.

Successful athletes will be notified of the success of their application on Wednesday 8th August, with a complete team list to be posted on the Queensland Athletics website by 5pm that day.

Athletes who have gained automatic selection through either the 36th QA All Schools Cross Country Championships (Rivermount, 5th May) or Queensland Cross Country Championships (Maleny, 4th August) are still required to nominate for the team.

Please note that athletes selected in the Queensland Team will not be confirmed team members until they have completed the team registration and payment form.


It is compulsory for all athletes selected by Queensland Athletics to compete in the Queensland team competition uniform at the Australian Championships. Uniform orders typically take up to 10 business days to arrive after purchase. Please ensure any orders are made by Tuesday 14th August.

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Important Dates
  • Saturday 6th May:
    36th QA All Schools Championships, Rivermount (Selection Event U14-U18 & Multi Class)

  • Saturday 4th August:
    Queensland Cross Country Championships, Maleny (Selection Event U14-Open & Multi Class)

  • Sunday 5th August:  
    Queensland Team Nominations Close

  • Wednesday 8th August, 5pm:
    Queensland Team Announced

  • Monday 13th August, 9am:
    Queensland Team Entry Due

  • Tuesday 14th August:
    Last day to order Queensland uniform
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