Athletics

Townsville

Winna Shield
Winna Shield is a year long inter-college sporting competition in Townsville for JCU residential college students.  It comprises of 10 sports; and is the ultimate case for bragging rights on campus!  Athletics is one of 10 sports held during the Winna Shield calendar with the event holding a variety of competitions including 100 metres, discus, shot put and javelin. 

This year’s Athletics Carnival will be held on Saturday February 26. 

For more information about Winna Shield, click on the following link HERE

Cairns

There are currently no programs held on the Cairns campus for athletics however there is a Cross Country event held in our Gunyarra Cup calendar which involves the JCU residential college students. 

For more information about Gunyarra Cup, click on the following link HERE

Clubs

Townsville

There is currently no athletics club existing on the Townsville Campus.  If you are interested in helping to start a club up on campus, please email [email protected] as well as [email protected].

Cairns

There is currently no athletics club existing on the Cairns Campus.  If you are interested in helping to start a club up on campus, please email [email protected] as well as [email protected].

To join an athletics club in either Townsville or Cairns, click on the following link HERE

 

JCU Representation

Each year JCU sends teams to compete at UniSport Nationals.  The UniSport Nationals provide an opportunity for students at 43 member universities from across Australia (including JCU) to compete head to head in a number of national standard sporting competitions.  UniSport Nationals is the largest multi-sporting event held in Australia every year with its flagship event Nationals Div 1 and Div 2 hosting up to 10,000 students each year. 

This year the athletics event will be held in April (date and venue to be confirmed).  If you are interested in competing in the athletics event, click on the following link HERE and register your interest today 

For more information in regards to the event, click on the following link HERE

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