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ACT Nitro Schools Challenge

Hosted by Athletics ACT

DATE: Friday 26th October 2018

LOCATION: Woden Athletics Track




Revitalised schools-based athletics

Athletics ACT is excited to announce a rebranded, revamped, and revitalised schools-based athletics event based on the success

of Nitro athletics - will be the most exciting brand of school athletics team-based competition yet!

All secondary schools in the ACT are invited to enter as many teams as they wish into this year's ACT Nitro Schools Challenge, which is to be held the Woden Athletics Track.

Three age groups will see larger size teams compete in the first ACT Nitro Schools Challenge with events that will require teams to work together in this unique nationwide competition. Teams will compete across a variety of track and field events.

Join Athletics ACT in crowning this year’s ACT Nitro Schools Challenge Champions


Competition Rules


General Rules


1. Age will be determined as at the 31st December 2018


2. There are 3 age divisions for females and 3 age divisions for males.  Mixed gender teams are not permitted.

a. Junior  13 – 14 years (U15)

b. Intermediate 15 -16 years (U17)

c. Senior  17 -18 years (U19)


3. There is a maximum number of competitors permitted in each division

a. Junior - maximum of 7

b. Intermediate - maximum of 11

c. Senior - maximum of 11


4. The following limit will apply to each Division on the number of individual and relay events a person may compete in

a. Junior  Maximum of 2 individual events and 2 relays

b. Intermediate Maximum of 2 individual events and 2 relays 

c. Senior   Maximum of 2 individual events and 2 relays



Full set of rules available here


Draft timetable available now



Registrations are now open.  If you wish to register your interest early contact  The entry fee for each team is $100.00 (the school will be invoiced after the Challenge).  Entries must be submitted no later than 5:00pm on Wednesday 24th October 2018.

You can now download the Entry Spreadsheet by clicking on this link

Choose to save the spreadsheet to a folder, complete the entry details and then email it as an attachment to:


Phone:        +61 (02) 6253 4420
Fax:           +61 (02) 6253 4417

ABN:  51 215 120 626