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Frequently Asked Questions



        1. How old does a child need to be to register?
        2. When can I register?
        3. Are late registrations taken?
        4. How much will it cost to register?
        5. How much will it cost for a club uniform?
        6. When does the season start and end?
        7. When does St George Little Athletics meet to compete?
        8. Does the club compete during school holidays?
        9. Do parents need to attend each Friday night?
        10. Do parents need to participate?
        11. What events are conducted?
        12. How important is winning?
        13. Are athlete’s results available?
        14. How is competition conducted?
        15. Is coaching available for athletes?
        16. What to do in case of wet weather?



If you still require more information please email any questions to: info@stgeorgelac.org.au




1. How old does a child need to be to register for Little Athletics?


Children must be aged from 5 to 16 years on the 30th September.

 

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2. When can I register?

You can register online from the 4th of August then pick-up your registration pack in person from Club Rivers, Littleton St, Riverwood, on one of the following days.

Or you can register at the clubhouse at Olds Park on competition nights each Friday after 7:00pm from October (after the first month of competition).
No registrations will be handled at the clubhouse during September....so get in early onliine and come to our  rego pack pick-up days !


Visit our How To Join page for more information. 
 

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3. Are late registrations taken?

Yes, registrations can occur at any time during the season  at the clubhouse at Olds Park on competition nights each Friday after 7:00pm from October (after the first month of competition). 

 

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4. How much will it cost to register?

Annual Registration Fee for 2017-2018

All U6 to U17 Registrations

1ST Child - $120 

2ND Child - $110       

3RD Child - $100

   Tiny Tot (U5) registrations 

   $80 per child                    (Tiny Tots do not commence until October 6th 2017)

 NO REGISTRATION CHARGE FOR THE 4TH OR SUBSEQUENT CHILD (children must be related siblings to receive discount)


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5. How much will it cost for a club uniform?







Boys and Girls Singlet
$32.00
Boys Shorts
$15.00
Girls Crop Top
$25.00
Girls Bike Pants
$20.00
Girls Scungies
$10.00


Uniforms are available from the clubhouse, but get in early because we don't necessarily have a full range of sizes.


 

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6. When does the season start and end?

This season starts on Friday 8th September 2017 and ends Friday 16th March 2018.

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7. When does St George Little Athletics meet to compete?

Competition is conducted on Friday nights commencing at 6:00pm.

 

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8. Does the club compete during school holidays?

Only break over Christmas/New Year otherwise we compete through school holidays.

 

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9. Do parents need to attend each Friday night?

Parent/guardian must be in attendance at all times.

 

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10. Do parents need to participate?

Parent/guardian participation is required in the running of all events each Friday night. All parents must sign up to our parent duty roster for a minimum of 2 duties each month. Go to Sign-up.com to volunteer.

 

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11. What events are conducted?

Depending on age of athlete sprints, distance, walks and hurdle races, jumps and throws over a 2 week program, there is also a specific athletic skills program for U6 and U7 children.

 

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12.How important is winning

The focus is not on winning, St George Little Athletics encourages athletes to participate and always try doing their best.

 

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13. Are athlete’s results available?

Individual results are available via our online results portal, usually by the following week.


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14. How is competition conducted?

Children move around events each night as directed by their Age Manager along with any parents who are helping as officials.

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15. Is coaching available for athletes?

Coaching/Training is available during the Little Athletics season from September to March each Wednesday from 5pm at Olds Park for an additional fee of $5 per child per session.
 Please check the website, facebook, our newsletter and noticeboard at the ground for more information.

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16. What to do in case of wet weather?

As a general rule we do not compete if it is raining, but if the weather is in doubt please check our Facebook page, or sign up to our Team App site and you will receive SMS notifications.

 

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