Competition Seasons

The Little Athletics Victoria (LAVic) competition year runs from 1 October in one year to 30 September the next year. The competition year is split into two seasons; summer and winter. Registration covers you for both seasons.




1 September - 31 March

Track & Field


1 April - 31 August

Cross Country



Moorabbin Little Athletics Centre (MLAC)

MLAC registered athletes participate in weekly competitions conducted at G.R. Bricker Reserve, Moorabbin on Friday nights.

Our ‘come and try’ night for season 2018/19 is Friday 21 September 2018 where children can take part and experience little athletics events.  Committee members will be available to assist with all registration enquiries.

Our first competition night for season 2018/19 is Friday 5 October 2018.

We commence at 5:45pm but encourage you to come down from 5:00pm. We aim to be finished by 7:30pm.


MLAC Competition

Our U9 - U16 athletes undertake four (4) to five (5) events each week. This is usually in the format of a sprint, middle distance or hurdles, a throw and a jump.

Our U6 - U8 run a special skill based program called On Track.

Our weekly event timetable is posted under the MLAC Current News section on our home page each week prior to Friday night competition.

For a detailed list of the standard events conducted for each age group click here



Region Championships & Carnivals


MLAC is assigned to the Southern Metro Region (SMR). The SMR Committees organise Region Relay Championships and Region Track and Field Championships, Region Open Days, and Little Athletics Victoria organise State Championships and State Carnivals.


Age Groups and Eligibility - Season 2018/2019

Children turning five (5) between 1 October and 31 December 2018 and under the age of 16 on 31 December 2018 are eligible to compete. 

From 1 January 2019, a child must have turned five (5) before being able to register.

Refer to the Age Group Calculator here to determine which age group your child will participate in for season 2018/2019.