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AV Knockout

An age and individual performance graded competition consisting of two rounds and a final. In 2015-16 AV are including under 14 and 40+ competition for men and women.
            • Eligible Age Groups: u/14, u/16, u/18, u/20, Open and 40+.

            • Eligible Events: Sprints: 100m, 200m, 400m/ Endurance: 800m, 1500m, 2000m walk and a steeplechase event (all subject to change) and Hurdles: Sprint and distance.

            • Field Events: Long Jump, Triple Jump, High Jump, Discus, Shot Put, Hammer Throw, Javelin, Pole Vault.

How it works

All performances from AV Shield (including the AV Shield Final) and AV Knockout competition are included in the AV Rankings.
  • The top 32 from AV Rankings in each eligible event can enter rounds 1 and 2 of AV Knockout.

  • The top 8 from AV Rankings in each eligible event will be selected for the AV Knockout Final.

  • To be eligible for the AV Knockout Final you must have competed in at least one round of AV Knockout and be in the top 8 of the AV Rankings.

  • For round 1 of AV Knockout, results from AV Shield will form the top 32 for each eligible event.

AV Knockout Calendar


Competition Date

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Round 1 (Top 32)

Sunday 13th December 2015

Sunday 29th November 2015 (Midnight)


Lakeside Stadium


Round 2 (Top 32)

Sunday 24th February 2016

Sunday 10th January 2016 (Midnight)


Lakeside Stadium


Junior Knockout Final (Top 8)

Saturday 28th February 2016 (Incorporated with AV State Open Championships)

Sunday 14th February 2016 (Midnight)


Lakeside Stadium


Open and 40+ Knockout Final (Top 8)

Saturday 5th March 2016 (Incorporated with the IAAF World Challenge)

Sunday 28th February 2016 (Midnight)


Lakeside Stadium


*Timetables are examples only at the moment