The Oceania Masters Athletics Association is pleased to announce that the 2023 Oceania Masters Athletics Championships will be held in Saipan, Northern Marianas from 22nd of June to the 26th of June 2023.
Athletes will be able to find the entries are now open for the Championships, as well more information including the draft timetable on the event website.
For the first time in Oceania Masters History, the OMA Championships heads to the North Pacific into the Micronesia Region. Saipan is the largest island of the Northern Mariana Islands and it’s characterized by sandy shores and mountainous landscape and is the perfect location for the Oceania Masters Athletics Championships 2023.
This tropical paradise offers white sandy beaches with crystal clear water and pure, fresh air. It is a throwback to a relaxed lifestyle coupled with modern hotels, incredible sights, adventurous activities, and shopping. Garapan is the epicentre of activities with many hotels, restaurants, bars, and shopping options.
The Chamorro and Carolinan are the indigenous people of the Marianas. With a friendly spirit, locals are warm and welcoming. Sunbathers, underwater explorers and history buffs will feel like they hit the jackpot in Saipan, the largest and most developed island of The Northern Marianas. Golden beaches and spectacular scuba diving are the primary draws of this U.S. territory, but they are complemented by excellent restaurants, hotels, nightspots, shopping, monuments and golf courses.
Saipan is brimming with historical sites. Evidence of ancient Chamorro and Carolinian civilizations can be seen in archaeological remains such as the pictographs in Kalabera Cave and the remnants of villages at Agingan Beach and other locations. Agingan is also the site of the wreck of a 17th century Spanish galleon. World War II history is everywhere, including at Micro Beach, where there are numerous bunkers and memorials. The Last Command Post houses the remnants of a cliff-side bunker used by the Japanese to defend themselves against the U.S. invasion. Memorials along both Suicide Cliff and the Banzai Cliff advocate world peace and commemorate the lives of Japanese soldiers and civilians who jumped to their deaths during the battle for Saipan.
Oleai Stadium will be host venue in Saipan, it was the venue for the 2022 Pacific Mini Games Athletics and Ceremonies, is currently the best facility in the pacific. The local Organising Committee and Athletics Federation demonstrated an outstanding record to host major international competitions with the Mini Games, and Micronesian Championships previously.
Competition will run from Thursday 22nd of June until Monday 26th of June.
Administration Fee $100.00
Fee per Combined Events (Octathlon, Heptathlon, Pentathlon, Throw Pentathlon) $ 25.00
Fee for other events – $10.00
Registrations will close 18th of May 2023
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