WBOP Secondary Schools Athletics Championships:
Date: Tuesday 21 March 2023
Venue: Porritt Stadium, Hamilton
Please note: Those who finish in the top 3 (or top 4 if they meet qualifying standards) at WBOPSSA Champs qualify to compete in the North Island Secondary School Athletics Champs (event information below).
Those athletes who qualify and want to compete need to fill out the below Google form by 23rd March. Selectors need to have all athletes entered by the 24th of March, which leaves no time to follow up on eligible athletes that do not complete this form.
The Secondary Schools Track and Field programme consists of the following key events each year.
ZONES: There three different zone events as listed below for schools in our region plus the BOP zone in Tauranga. From the zones, students will qualify for the WBOP Secondary Schools Regional Track and Field Championships held in Tauranga or Hamilton in mid-March. REGIONALS: Students who place well at the WBOP Regional Championships will then qualify to represent the Waikato/BOP Regional Team at the North Island Secondary School [NISS] Athletics Track and Field Championships NATIONALS: The New Zealand Secondary School Track & Field and Road Championships are held in December every year – there is no qualifying for this event and athletes represent their school.