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Cross Country Championships, Christchurch, June 17/18

6 March 2017 7:41am

Accommodation Offer

Our lodge is located just a 5-minute drive from the Park and specialises in sports team and group accommodation. We have a current special rate available for all confirmed team bookings by the 31st March. At an economical nightly rate $30 per person!!

Our lodge offers a flexible combination of private bedrooms and communal bunkrooms comfortable for up to 45 people. All under one roof with relaxing dining and courtyard areas, with 2 fully equipped kitchens and an awesome rural outlook.

We’re geared and convenient for out of town teams, being only 15 minutes drive from ChCh airport also with an 11-seater transit van available for the team (conditions apply).
We’ve been hosts to teams for over 13 years, and like to provide an environment where teams can just relax before and after their event.

For enquiries/availability go to: http://www.qeiiaccommodation.co.nz/contact-us.html

Or, to find out more visit our website: www.qeiiaccommodation.co.nz

South Island Champs

22 February 2017 7:53am

Below is the preliminary information for the SISS Athletics that will be held in Dunedin on Friday 31 March Sunday 2 April.

Paper Team Application Form

10 January 2017 9:15pm

Simplot Games, Pocatello, Idaho, USA

22 December 2016 9:32am

An opportunity has arisen to take a small team of 6-8 athletes to these indoor games Feb 16 -18, 2017. The team will depart on February 12 and return on February 20, 2017.

Athletes

Selection for this team will be based on performances at the NZSSAA championships December 2-4 in Auckland. If you are interested please supply other performances to support your selection. Costs to team members are yet to be set but are not likely to be less than $4000. Selection will be made from senior athletes only ie 16 or over on December 31, 2016. Athletes over 18 on December 31 and not attending secondary school in 2017 are unlikely to be considered. Please email Michelle Pollard, Secretary, NZSSAA with your expressions of interest by January 4, 2017.

Information about this event can be found at http://simplotgames.com/

T-Shirts Available

7 December 2016 8:34am

T-Shirts are still available and they can be purchased for $30 each from Raewyn Rodger at Athletics Auckland.

All sizes medium, large, XL, XXL in Boys
No 10 or 12, only 8, 14 or 16 in Girls

Raewyn Rodger
Athletics Auckland Inc.
Ph: 09 5256903

Tents

30 November 2016 9:47am

Tent sites with a view of the track at Trusts Stadium are limited and it is likely that teams bringing tents will be disappointed by having to be situated away from the main arena around the warm up field. However the Stadium does have a very good grandstand with plenty of seating and teams should consider this option as a more suitable base. Please do not expect to be given a tent site before 9.00 am on Friday.

2016 Track, Field and Road Race Championships, Trusts Stadium Waitakere

29 November 2016 9:05am

Gate Charges

  • Adults: Friday $5, Saturday $10, Sunday $10, Saturday/Sunday pass $15
  • Secondary school students: $2 per day
  • Under 12: Free

Scratchings

Please remember that scratchings for individual events must be completed by midnight Tuesday 29 November. Instructions for scratching event entries (and athletes) are on the homepage within the Online Entries. We would appreciate having complete scratchings by this deadline.

Risk Assessment and Management Strategies

T-Shirts

T-shirts are for sale in both male (small to XXL) and female (816) sizes. The t-shirts are white, made of light weight dri-tech fabric 100% Polyester machine washable. Online ordering of t-shirts has now closed. A limited number of t-shirts will be available for purchase at the championships.

The "Aspiring Athletes" Classic Tour

28 November 2016 8:29am

Leading athletes at the New Zealand Secondary Schools are once again invited to the popular Tour and to compete at the Classic Meetings being held January 2017.

The Tour is built around the January Classic Meetings in the lower North Island. Athletes over the past two years have indicated that taking part in the whole Tour is both advisable and rewarding. The Tour will be led by Alec McNab and supporting staff all of whom have wide experience with teams, both domestic and International.

Programme and Progressions

25 November 2016 1:49am

Track Changes

  • The Senior Girls 200 m has 3 rounds and will begin on Saturday at 4.30 pm not Friday.
  • The Steeplechase heats are not required. The Senior Girls/Junior Girls will be a combined race.
  • The Junior Girls, Junior Boys, Senior Girls 3000 m will be straight finals on Friday.
  • The Open Boys 3000 m Track walk is approximately 1 hour earlier on Sunday at 10.10 am.
  • The Junior Girls 80 m Hurdles is the only hurdles event requiring semi finals now scheduled at 9.00 am Sunday.

Field Changes

  • The Hammer Fields have been split into age groups. Junior Boys and Junior Girls will be at 9.00 am Saturday and Sunday as originally scheduled. Senior Boys will now be held at 3.30 pm Saturday afternoon and Senior Girls at 11.00 am Sunday morning.
  • Qualifying competitions will be required in the Junior Girls and Junior Boys Long jump as indicated and this has had to be extended to the Senior Boys Long Jump. Qualifying for the Senior Boys will occur at 11.00 am Saturday and the final is now scheduled for 1.30 pm Sunday.

Road Race Changes

  • Para Athletes will be combined with the Year 9 races not the Juniors and will run 3 km not 2 km.

Rescheduled Exams

16 November 2016 10:19pm

Please be aware that due to the disruption caused by the recent earthquakes there has been a rescheduling of the following scholarship exams by NZQA.

Dates of Rescheduled Scholarship Examinations:
History Monday 28 November (pm)
Chemistry Thursday 1 December (pm)

Chemistry on Thursday afternoon especially could be a problem for early traveling athletes. If there is a problem please inform your Principals Nominee as soon as possible.

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