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JUNIOR INTERNATIONAL TOUR

The Junior International Tour returns in 2024, and will see the 29th Annual International Athletics Competition take place as a result of a long standing partnership between Athletics West, Singapore Sports School Council (SSSC) and Ministry of Education of Malaysia. It will be a two-day competition with a modified program of events and teams of 14 and 15 year olds entered from Western Australia, SSSC and MSSM. Athletes who medalled at the 2024 WA State Track and Field Championships or WA State Combined Event Championships are eligible for the team, as per the Selection & Eligibility criteria below.

 

INFORMATION NIGHT

Date: Wednesday, 8 May 2024
Time: 6:00-7:00pm
Location: Fred Napier Room, WA Athletics Stadium, or via Zoom
 

SELECTION & ELIGIBILITY

Selection Policy

Selection Event
The 2024 WA State Track and Field Championships powered by Go for 2&5 and 2023-24 WA State Combined Event Championships are the selection events for the WA International Athletics Team for the 29th Annual International Athletics Competition.
For the avoidance of doubt, there is no entry criteria to compete at the selection event and entry to the selection event is open to all Athletics West members born in 2012 or earlier.

Eligibility
Any athlete who will be considered for the 2024 Junior International Tour must:

  • Be a current Athletics West registered member (with the Little Athletics or Strive Program)
  • Year of Birth 2009 or Year of Birth 2010
  • Compete at the 2024 WA State Track and Field Championships in the age group and event they wish to be considered for selection in OR
  • Compete at the 2023-24 Season WA State Combined Events Championships

 

COMPETITION EVENT DISCIPLINES

The International Athletics Competition runs a modified program of events. Find the events offered at the competition below

Individual events per age group: 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 1500m Race Walk Sprint Hurdles, Long Hurdles (200m Hurdles), High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Put, Discus Throw, Javelin Throw (For sprint hurdles, long hurdles and race walking, where multiple events are offered with different specifications, the gold medallist at Selection Event in each event will be automatically offered a position in the team. The offer will then be rolled down to the next best medallists).

Relays: 14 years 4x100m 15 years 4x100m 14 years 4x400m 15years 4x400m

 

TOUR INFORMATION

Tour dates: TBA

KEY DATES | Subject to change

  • March- Invitations sent to athletes to attend information night for the Tour
  • Wednesday 8 May: Information Session, 6:00-7:00pm in the Fred Napier Room at the WA Athletics Stadium or via Zoom (register open in 2024)
  • Monday 13 May: $750 non-refundable deposit due to confirm position in the team
  • Early June: Final Payment due

Team training and team building sessions will also be provided as part of the compulsory travel package.

 

COST

Approximate costs for the trip will be $4,000-$4,500 depending on exchange rate and team size. This cost will include all activities leading up to the Tour and all costs involved in the Tour, aside from personal spending money. Cost will be confirmed at the Information Night.

 

SAMPLE ITINERARY (from 2023 Tour)

The following is provided by way of example of what to expect, and further details will be confirmed at the information night.

  • Wednesday 5 July: Depart Perth for Singapore
  • Thursday 6 July:  Track Familiarisation at Competition Venue, Sentosa Skyline Luge
  • Friday 7 - Saturday 8 July: Competition
  • Sunday 9 July: Universal Studios. Families are invited to attend if travelling to Singapore.
  • Monday 10 July: Singapore Zoo (AM). Depart Singapore for Perth (PM)