Athletics West today announced that the 2021 West Australian State Country Championships will be hosted between 15 – 17 January 2021 at the Bunbury Regional Athletics Arena, Hay Park Bunbury, home of the Bunbury & Districts Little Athletics Centre.
The Championships will be the first major event held at the Athletics Arena following the track resurfacing scheduled to take place later this year.
Approximately 350-400 athlete participants aged between 5 and 95 will vie for top honours and an opportunity to achieve their own personal best results.
The event will showcase the City of Bunbury to some of WA’s best athletes and draw visitors from across the state, from Broome, Geraldton, Esperance, Goldfields, Albany and beyond.
The City of Bunbury has partnered with Athletics West and Bunbury & Districts Little Athletics Centre to host the Championships and is proud to support the event in the Bunbury and Geographe Region.
Bunbury Mayor Gary Brennan said, “It is wonderful to see another elite sporting event coming to Bunbury as part of the City’s partnership with Sports Marketing Australia. The City’s facilities provide the perfect setting for such an event, and the influx of visitors through athletes, event organisers, support staff and fans will be both an economic and social boon for Bunbury.”
The Athletics West Chief Executive Officer, Vince Del Prete said “It is a fantastic opportunity for Athletes across the State to experience competing at a state level competition and on a recently resurfaced synthetic track, The City of Bunbury offers not only the fantastic Athletics facilities but also the holiday experience with the attractions and family things to do in the region. Our Athletes and families will no doubt enjoy more than just the competition.”
Bunbury & Districts Little Athletics Centre Chairman, Paul Lever said, “We are proud to host the event in Bunbury and highlight the outstanding facilities the region has to offer. We hope this event will inspire more athletes to participate in Athletics and enjoy the many benefits the sport has to offer whilst having fun doing it.”
Plan your stay in Bunbury for the 2021 WA State Country Championships – for an extensive list of accommodation and activities available in the region, visit https://visitbunbury.com.au/ or CLICK HERE to download further information.