Athletic events are held in each region in conjunction with Waikato/BOP Athletics and Waikato Secondary School Athletics Association
Schools should hold their school athletics day prior to the zone events. Students who are selected to represent their school compete at their regions zone athletics day. The regions include
- Central Zone (All Hamilton, Cambridge and Morrinsville Schools)
- Thames Valley
- Mid Island (South Waikato district)
- King Country (Te Awamutu, Otorohanga, Te Kuiti, Piopio, Taumarunui and North Waikato Cluster Schools - Raglan, Nga Taiatea, Ngaruawahia, Huntly)
From here, students will quality for the Waikato/BOP Athletics Championships held in Tauranga or Hamilton. Students who place well at this event will then qualify to represent the Waikato/BOP Region at the North Island Secondary School Athletics Championships. The New Zealand Secondary School Athletics Championships are held in December every year.