- All races of QB 2017 will be trials for the selection of a NZ Secondary Schools representative team to compete in Bathurst, NSW, Australia from 23rd September - 1st October as part of the 2017 Australian Orienteering Carnival.
- Both A and B classes in M/W 14, 16 and 18 have been replaced by Senior Boys/Girls A or B (those born in 2001 or earlier) and Junior Boys/Girls A or B (those born in 2002 or later).
- All students seeking selection for the NZSS team must enter the appropriate A grade event.
|Junior Boys A||Junior Girls A||Orange||Born in 2002 or later (Under 15)|
|Junior Boys B||Junior Girls B||Yellow||Born in 2002 or later (Under 15)|
|Senior Boys A||Senior Girls A||Red||Born in 2001 or earlier (Under 19)|
|Senior Boys B||Senior Girls B||Orange||Born in 2001 or earlier (Under 19)|
|M10A||W10A||White||Born 2007 or later|
|M10N||W10N||White (shadowed)||Born 2007 or later|
|M12A||W12A||Yellow||Born 2005 or later|
|M12B||W12B||White||Born 2005 or later|
|M20A||W20A||Red||Born 1997 or later|
|M40A||W40A||Red||Born 1977 or earlier|
|M40AS||W40AS||Red||Born 1977 or earlier|
|M40B||W40B||Red||Born 1977 or earlier|
|M50A||W50A||Red||Born 1967 or earlier|
|M60A||W60A||Red||Born 1957 or earlier|
|M70A||W70A||Red||Born 1947 or earlier|
|M80A||W80A||Red||Born 1937 or earlier
All events are the same cost.
- Juniors - $18
- Seniors - $25
- Family maximum - $180
- SI Card Hire - $3 per event
- Entries close Friday 19th May. Late entries will be accepted till 26th May for an additional 25%.