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Video Resources

The following videos explain the key roles of the (typically) 4 Officials required to manage each event.

Discus & Shot Put;   Javelin;   Long Jump;   Recording

Here are a couple of videos discussing track procedures:

Starting a Race;   Track Rules

 

Event Fact Sheets

The following 1 page sheets explain the key rules and techniques for each event and are helpful for both Athletes & Officials.  Parent officials should pay particular attention to the sections on ‘fouls’ and ‘measuring’.

Throws:   Discus;   Shot Put;   Javelin

Jumps:   Long Jump;   Triple Jump;   High Jump

 

Australian Athletics Officials’ Education Scheme (AAOES)

Level 1 of the AAOES addresses the needs of club level officiating and includes short, easy to complete on-line courses covering each of the Event areas in Little Athletics.  Each course (eg. “Discus”) requires about 45 – 90 minutes of your time, and you will receive a Level 1 Certificate for each course you complete.  The scheme also provides pathways to Level 2 and Level 3 programs which provide the higher levels of expertise required to officiate at State & National level championships.

To find out more about Officials Education, visit:  Australian Athletics Officials’ Education Scheme.