Membership Info

Interested in Athletics? 

Our club accepts ‘Get Start Vouchers’ – click link to find out if you’re eligible to save on membership costs

Do you need help to get ready for your school competition? Are you looking to improve your fitness, or is it just for the sheer enjoyment of Athletics? If so, Ipswich & Districts Athletics Club would love to help you.

The Ipswich & District Athletics Club is a long established and successful club. Our coaches are very experienced and regularly attend coaching clinics and seminars to keep up to date with the latest trends and advances in our sport. Please feel free to come along to any of our training sessions or contact us if you would like some more information.

2019/2020 Season

1st October to 30th September

Winter Season  (1st April – 30th September) Great for Cross Country and School Athletes

Cross Country (April – August)

Track and Field Season (September – March) Plus some track and field competition in winter

Age – Based on the age you are on the 31st December in the year of registration

Venues and Competition

Qld Sport & Athletics Centre (QSAC) – Located on Kessels Road, Nathan. Events organised/hosted by Queensland Athletics

University of Queensland (UQ) – Located on Sir Williams MacGregor Drive, St Lucia. Events organised/hosted by UQ Sport

Griffith University Athletics Track – Located on University Drive, Southport. Events organised/hosted by Sports Credentials

USC Sunshine Coast – Located at 90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs. Events organised/hosted by University of the Sunshine Coast Athletics Club (USCAC)

Uniforms

All athletes registered with IDAC Club are required to compete in the club’s uniform. 

Our standard competition uniform for female athletes is a crop top and bike shorts, and for male athletes, singlet and black shorts (or bike/compression pants).  Uniforms are available for purchase from our clubhouse on any of the training nights.

Women Crop top $50.00
Women Singlet $37.00
Women Shorts $30.00
Men Singlet $37.00
Men Shorts $30.00
Club Polo Shirt $50.00

Registration Fees 2019 – 2020 Season

Registration Fees cover annual club membership and the cost associated with your insurance and registration with our parent body, Queensland Athletics (QA).

Online registration is via the QA website  www.qldathletics.org.au

Platinum – $267.00
Free entry to all Shield meets
Free entry for State Championship* events
Free National/International permit; eligible to qualify for all in-stadium** and out of stadia*** state teams & national teams.

Young Athlete Platinum – $217.00 ^for athletes born in 2007/2008.

Senior Discount Platinum – $217.00 ^for athletes born before 1981.

Base Membership – $47.00

All Shield meets – $25.00 per meet

All State Championships* – $30.00 per event

Not eligible for in-stadium** state teams & national teams
Eligible for all out of stadia*** state teams & national teams
*State championships includes 3000m, 5000m & 10000m Championships, Qld Athletics Championships, Qld Combined Event Championships, Qld Cross Country, Qld Race Walking
Championships, Qld Road Running Championships
**In-stadium state teams includes Australian Athletics Championships, Australian Combined Event Championships, Zatopek 10000m, National 5000m Championships
***Out of stadia events include Australian Cross-Country Championships, Australian Half Marathon, Australian Marathon, Australian Road Running Championships, Australian
Walk(s) Championships
Qrun – $47.00
Club Coach, Officials & Volunteers – $0.00

Track and Field Training

 
  When

Monday and Wednesday Night 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Please ensure you bring a water bottle, towel and have appropriate clothing/footwear for every session (Winter training nights can be chilly!)

  Where Bill Paterson Oval, Limestone Park, Ipswich (Lion Street)
  Cost $3.00 per person OR $6.00 per family (ie: 3 or more) each training night. 

NB: This small fee assists the club with oval lighting expenses.

  Trial Nights           Two trial nights are available for new members before registrations fees are required to be paid.

NB: The training night cost noted above is still applicable.

  Sunday Training Some coaches offer Sunday afternoon training sessions. A nominal fee will apply and can be discussed directly with the coach.

Cross Country Training

 
  When By arrangement with Cross Country and Middle Distance coaches
  Where Bill Paterson Oval, Limestone Park, Ipswich (Lion Street)
  Cost $3.00 per person OR $6.00 per family (ie: 3 or more) each training night. 
 
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