Cross Country

Dates: The 2018 Cross Country Championships will be held from Friday, 24 August – Monday 27 August.

Venue: Sunshine Coast, Queensland

Host: Queensland School Sport

Age groups: 10 years, 11 years, 12 years, 13 years, 14/15 years, 16/17 years and 18/19 years

Participating states and territories: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC and WA

Event Program:

Day Date Activity
1 Friday, 24 August Teams Arrive, Course Inspection, Team Photos, Opening Ceremony, Pre Championship meeting
2 Saturday, 25 August Individual Races
3 Sunday, 26 August Excursion Day, Post Championship Meeting, Official’s Dinner
4 Monday, 27 August Relay Event, Closing Ceremony (at the conclusion of relay events), Teams Depart

Age dispensation: There is currently no age dispensation provided in the SSA Cross Country Championships.

Rules: To view the SSA Cross Country Championships rules, click here (updated January, 2018).

Policy: To view the School Sport Australia General Policies and Guidelines, please click here.

Contact: For all Cross Country Championships enquiries, please contact the School Sport Australia Cross Country National Secretary Trevor Wiseman on (08) 8344 2185 or email