FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

View the most commonly asked questions here 

 

Who is eligible to join and how much does it cost?

All men and women over thirty years of age are eligible to join, be they social, amateur or professional. Current membership is $40.00 

 

 

What does my $40 membership entitle me to?

My membership entitles me to compete at local Masters Events, National competitions, Oceania and World Masters Championships and to receive the Waratah and electronic newsletters                                                          

 
 

What age groups do they compete in?

Competition is carried out in five year age groups for both men and women, for example W30 equals women aged 30-34 years, and M40 equals men aged 40-44 years

Are records for each event kept?

Our Statistician maintains state records for all events, in the various age groups, along with the processing of claims for National and World record

Can a current member of another athletic club join?

Yes. The benefits of dual membership include eligibility for all Masters Competition at local, State, National and International levels. NSWMA members also receive the Waratah and electronic newsletters. Membership costs $40

 

 

Does the Association compete at Interclub competition?

NSW Masters Athletics Inc. (NSWMA) is an affiliated Club with Athletics NSW (ANSW) and, as such competes as a Club in the various State competitions such as Treloar Shield and Allcomers. Those members wishing to dual register with the NSWMA & ANSW (club of choice) please contact the Secretary Jill Talyor on email: secretary@nswmastersathletics.org.au or mobile on 0409 607 384 for further details

If I want my club to be NSW Masters Athletics how much will it cost and what does it entitle me to?

ANSW Registration + NSWMA Association as an Open athlete will cost $190. This is a full membership that entitles you to compete at State competitions such as Treloar Shield and Allcomers and at local Masters Events, National competitions, Oceania and World Masters Championships and to receive the Waratah and electronic newsletters

 

What uniform do I need to wear and when? 

If I am competing at an Athletics NSW meet for example, Treloar Shield, All-comers, and State Championships

  • and your club is an ANSW club, you need to wear your club uniform, contact your club uniform officer to purchase one.
  • If your club is NSWMA, you will need to wear the NSW Masters Athletics uniform, click on the Uniform Link to purchase one.

If I am competing at NSW Masters State Championships

  • and your club is an ANSW club, you need to wear your club’s uniform, contact your club uniform officer to purchase one.
  • If your club is NSWMA, you will need to wear the NSW Masters Athletics uniform, if you do not have one click on the Uniform Link to purchase one.

If I am competing at National Masters Championships

  • You must wear the NSW Masters uniform, if you do not have one click on the Uniform Link to purchase one.

If I am competing at a World Masters Championship

  • You must wear the AMA Australian Uniform, click on the AMA Uniform Link to purchase your Australian uniform