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2023 North Queensland Championships Heading to Mackay


Athletics North Queensland is happy to announce that the Mackay Regional Council would be the Main Companion and Host of the 2023 North Queensland Championships

The North Queensland Championships, which is the most important regional athletics Championships in Australia, will see athletes head to Mackay from the twenty second – twenty fourth  of September 2023, bringing in over 800 athletes and 150 volunteers for 3 days of motion.

Mackay Regional Council Mayor Greg Williamson stated having Mackay because the host metropolis in 2023 was an incredible alternative and a testomony to the world-class nature of the Mackay ARC (Aquatic and Recreation Advanced).

He stated Mackay Regional Council, by its Make investments Mackay Occasion and Convention Attraction Program, had labored onerous to safe the occasion, which was anticipated to generate about $1.5 million for the native economic system.

“To have the ability to boast amenities that put us on a good taking part in discipline with the capital cities of the Oceania area is a big coup for Mackay,” Mayor Williamson stated.

“We sit up for welcoming athletes from throughout Australia and hope they take the time to get pleasure from a few of our area’s must-do actions – like see a platypus at Eungella, meet the Cape Hillsborough wallabies on the seaside at dawn or just get pleasure from a meal in our Metropolis Centre,” he stated.

The 2023 version of the Championships goals to maximise athlete alternatives and spotlight athletes’ performances.

The North Queensland Athletics Championships has had a powerful historical past, holding profitable championships since first established in 1957. Attracting and supporting all ages and talents, from membership to world champions. These championships have been hosted by a number of cities/cities in North Queensland. The Championships additionally act because the qualifying occasion for North Queensland school-based athletes competing within the North Queensland Group on the 2023 Australian All Faculties Championships. That is the top occasion for secondary school-based athletes throughout the nation..

Athletics North Queensland President, Shane Watson, is wanting ahead to the Championships in Mackay, “Mackay has confirmed itself to host main sporting occasions, together with athletics competitions, over the previous few years, and we’re happy to be working with the Mackay Regional Council as the most important companion and sponsor of the Championships.”

Mackay Aquatic and Recreation centre isn’t any stranger to holding massive occasions, with the Oceania Space Championships and Oceania Masters Championships having lately been performed on the venue.

Athletics North Queensland to proud to have as soon as once more partnered with the Mackay Regional Council to carry these championships and proceed to put Mackay on the map for internet hosting main sporting occasions.

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Contact Dayne O’Hara at dayne.ohara@athleticsnorthqld.org.au for additional media info



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