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Team Event Notes

World Masters Athletics Indoor Championships

Alachua County Sports Centre, Gainesville FL, USA

March 23 - 30, 2024

Alachua County is centrally located in Florida, providing several airports that are accessible to the area.  Gainesville Regional Airport offers connections to Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas/Ft. Worth, and Miami.

The WMACi25 Local Organizing Committee will provide airport/hotel transportation support services at a cost servicing the Gainesville Regional Airport and the Orlando International Airport. The LOC will have transportation servicing select hotels and the primary venue, which will be available to anyone purchasing a transportation pass.  Athletes and guests booking through the LOC housing provider will receive a free transportation pass.  The LOC will provide free transportation between the primary and secondary facilities. 


The WMACi25 Local Organizing Committee has partnered with HBC Event Services to provide the best published refundable rates and outstanding service when booking your accommodations.  Booking with HBC Event Services offers several benefits including:

  • Welcoming and quality partner hotels with the best possible value

  • Flexible booking terms and conditions

  • Access to affordable travel insurance

  • Reduced hotel-venue transportation cost

  • Outstanding customer service


Qualifications for Entry:

The 2025 WMA Indoor Championships in Gainesville are open only to men and women who were born on or before 23 June, 1990, and who are physically fit.

  • Entry signifies that each competitor will follow the rules laid down by the technical and organizing committees. WMA has the right to reject entries of athletes considered ineligible through misconduct or other disciplinary matters.

  • An athlete must be a citizen of the country they will represent, or they must have been a resident of that country for a minimum of three (3) years.

  • If an athlete has represented a different country at a previous WMA World Championship or Regional Championship, they must have change-of-allegiance paperwork on file with WMA at least 30 days before the entry deadline ( 

  • Individual events are divided into our standard 5 year age groups, starting at M & W35-39.
    Entering the Championships does not require any specific level of performance or personal best, as there are no qualifying standards required.

To Join the AUSTeam:

You must be aged 35+, be a current financial member of an Australian State or Territory Association, and wear the official Australian Masters uniform during competition. Find the AUS State/Territory contact details here.

Event Registration will open on 1st June 2024.   NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Event Website –

"The WMACi25 Local Organizing Committee is committed to providing a world-class competition experience.  We recognize your dedication to training and performing at your personal best level and it is our priority to provide the best stage on which to perform. Entry information will be available June 1, 2024 and a preliminary general schedule will be available by May 1, 2024.  You can receive notifications as details become available by signing up for email communications or following us on Facebook".


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