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Region Championships

Age Groups:     U8 and above.
Date:                  Saturday 4th – Sunday 5th February 2023
Venue:               The Crest Athletics Track, 70 McClean St, Georges Hall – Enter via Rex Rd
Program:           Full Region Program (104 pages)
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Brief Program (14 pages)
Live Results:   
Live Results for Region8 Meet
Signup:            Region 8 Signup for STGLAC

The Region Championships is the next level of carnival above Zone.   Entry to the Region Carnival is competitive – and based on the performances achieved at the Zone Carnival.    We are located in Region 8, which comprises our Zone plus the “Inner City Zone” (ICZ).   The best performers at Region gain entry to the State Track  & Field Championships, at which representatives from all 8 Regions in NSW compete.

As with the Zone Carnival, parents of athletes are required so support the carnival by performing a Helper Duty.  Use the ‘Signup‘ link above to choose the event at which you will assist.

 

Kumon State Combined Carnival

This very popular carnival is structured quite differently from the Zone/Region/State parthway.  Athletes participate in ALL of the running, throwing, jumping events on offer for their Age Group.  Performances for all events are allocated points based on an LANSW point-score system.  Points are then added together to get a total for that athlete.

Date:          4-5 March 2023
Venue:       Barden Park Athletics Centre, Dubbo
To Register & for more information, click:    LANSW State Combined Carnival
Entries Close on Monday 13 February.

 

McDonalds State Championships

Date:          18-19 March 2023
Venue:       Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre
Qualifiers: See [TBA] for a list of St George athletes who have qualified to the State Championships
Info:           LANSW State Championships

See the link above for detailed information including the scheduling of events, maps of SOPAC and so on.   Note that it is required that Gate Entry is purchased on-line for all spectators 16 yrs and over.  Volunteers doing Parent Duties will be given free entry.

Entry to the State Championships is competitive – for each event, the top 2 athletes per Region then (up to) the next best 8 from across the state will be selected (based on their performance results) – a maximum of 24 athletes per event.

 

If you need assistance or have questions about any of the Championship carnivals, don’t hesitate to contact Michelle (championships@stgeorgelac.org.au).

 

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State Relay Championships 2022/23

Date:        Saturday 12 – Sunday 13 November 2022
Venue:     Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre
Prog:        Full Program (updated 9 November) incl Times [Carvnival Info included]
Info:         LANSW State Relay Championships

All events are “team” / relay events.  Junior athletes (U8 to U11) compete on Saturday and Seniors (U12 to U17) compete on Sunday.

St George LAC will cover the Team Entry Fee, but a bond of $25 will be required from each FAMILY with an athlete selected to participate (returnable subject to having participated in all applicable team events).

 

Zone Championships 2022/23

Age Groups:           U7 and above
Date:                          9th – 11th December 2022
Venue:                       Ridge Athletics Track, Barden Ridge
Program (Full):      Full Program (52 pages)
Program (Brief):    Brief Program – Event Times (8 pages)
Athlete Listing:      St George Athletes & Events
Parent SignUp:      SignUp
Information:          Key Info for Parents & Athletes
Live Results:          http://www.littlearesults.com/Data/2022/28_SMZ

Carnival Information

The Schedule (program) is above – both a full version including heat and lane assignments and a brief version just listing event times.   Note the times in the schedule refer to the time of the event and are “Not Before” times.   This means the event may run later than the time shown but will not run earlier.   The event may however be “called” earlier than the times shown, and athletes need to be available to respond when the event is called.

The “Athlete Listing” lists all St George athletes entered in the Carnival together with their events and the Start Times of those events.

The document at “Information” is essential reading for every parent.

The duties our club is required to fill are posted in a SignUp (link is above).  Parent duty is a mandatory pre-condition for return of the Helper Bond.   The times shown in the SignUp are approximate as actual event times cannot be forecast with precision.  Those not volunteering to do a duty forfeit their deposit.

Introduction / How to Enter

The Zone Championships is the first interclub carnival in the pathway:   Zone –>  Region  –> State Track & Field Championships.   It is a carnival in which the clubs in the “Southern Metropolitan Zone” (SMZ) come together in competition.  The best performers at Zone will earn entry to the Region 8 Championships.

To enter the Zone Carnival (U7 and above), you must fill out and submit the Nomination form below (one per athlete) by no later than 1 November, AND you must pay the Fee and Bond amounts listed below by bank transfer to St George Little Athletics (BSB:   112-879, Acc:    020 079 422) promptly after submitting your nomination form:

Fees:                    $20 per Athlete, AND
Bond:                  $50 per Family (refundable, subject to conditions).

Please make 2 bank transactions:  1 for Fees, and the other for Bond.   Use Child Bib numbers as reference.

Parent Helper Duty is mandatory for each Family.   Refund of the Bond is dependent on a parent doing the required duty(s) at those carnivals in the championship program at which their child competes.    (Eg.:   Zone, or Zone & Region, etc.)  Please choose your signup duty at Zone here:    Link TBA   [Get in quick if you want to find a convenient event at which to assist.]

After you have submitted the Nomination Form, and completed the above bank transfers, please use Team App to request access to the Zone “Access Group” of Team App.  Instructions to do this are on the nomination form, and reproduced here:

  1. Open the STGLAC Team App
  2. On the front, top right-hand corner, tap the settings icon (cog wheel symbol)
  3. Scroll down to the ‘membership’ section
  4. Tap ‘Access Groups’
  5. Under ‘Available Groups’, tap ZONE
  6. In the ‘Access Request Message’, enter the surname of your child
  7. Tap Send.

Entry Restrictions:  U7s to U11s can compete in up to 4 events and U12s and above can compete in up to 6 events.   The club has a quota of up to 5 athletes in each event (per Age Group/Gender) for U7 to U11 (and no limit for older Ages).  We retain the right to select athletes where nominations exceed our quota.

Nomination Form:     Click Here to Nominate an Athlete for Zone