Rules of Competition

The Competition Rules are based on modified rules of World Athletics as found in the World Athletics official handbook and the Standard Rules for Competition of Coles Little Athletics Australia (LAA).

Specific rules relating to State Events and their processes which are not covered by World Athletics or Coles LAA Standard Rules will be included following review by the LAWA Competition Committee.

As much as possible the World Athletics Rules, Coles LAA Standard Rule and WA local rules have been combined into one document to for ease of convenience for athletes and officials. Athletes and Officials are to be familiar with modifications and terminology changes.


Letter to Centres regarding the 2019 – 2020 Updated Rules

LAWA 2019 – 2020 Standard Rules of Competition

LAWA 2019 – 2020 Event and Equipment Specification Table Updated 4/2/2020

Age group to age group event/weight changes

Coles LAA Standard Rules of Competition

World Athletics Rule Books

Centre Uniforms