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Season Starts Saturday 6 September 2014

All athletes must be wearing correct centre uniform with current season patches sewn on before they are permitted to compete.

Online registration is now open again. Registration will close Wednesday night (3rd Sept)  for processing.

If you register and pay now, or if you did not attend one of the collection days please watch this website for details of when you can collect your numbers and purchase uniforms.

Remember new registrations must present original proof of age (not copies) in the form of a birth certificate or passport to collect registration numbers.

Full information about registration with our centre including a link to the registration system is now available on our registration page. Please read it carefully before registering.

Sept School Holiday Clinic at Rotary

Looking for a school holiday activity in September? NSLAC is hosting a Little Athletics NSW School Holiday Skills Clinic on Tuesday 23 September 2014. Full details regarding registration are here.

Rule Change re. Spikes - affecting U9s

In standardising some rules across Australia, under 9 athletes will not be permitted to wear spikes in any event from the 2014-15 season. In 2015-16 this will be extended to  under 10 athletes. A fuller explanation of this rule change can be found in the June 2014 Little Athletics NSW Newsletter here.

Coach Education Courses - 2014

NSLAC encourages age managers and parents to improve their knowledge of our sport to help our athletes to develop. Coach education courses are a way of doing this.

Introduction to Coaching Courses are being facilitated by Little Athletics NSW in our Region on 28 September (Barton Park) and 19 October (Rotary). Information about this course (which does not lead to formal coaching accreditation) registration etc. can be found here.

Also various Athletics Australia accredited coach education courses facilitated by the Australian Track and Field Coaches Association are coming up during the second half of 2014. See the dates below. For more information refer to the AA coaching model described here. For information/registration for these courses (which will all be held at Westfields Sports High) contact Glen Howell at glen25_howell@hotmail.com.au or on 0412 143 977.

Sat 9  Level 1 Community Athletics Coach
Sat-Sun 9-10  Level 2 Intermediate Club Coach
Sat-Sun 9-10  Level 2 Advanced Coach - Event group specific: sprints/relays/hurdles*
Sat 20  Level 1 Community Athletics Coach
Sat-Sun 20-21  Level 2 Intermediate Club Coach
Sat 8  Level 1 Community Athletics Coach
Sat-Sun 8-9  Level 2 Intermediate Club Coach
Sat-Sun 8-9  Level 2 Advanced Coach - Event group specific: throws*

*Some courses require pre-course work to be completed before commencing.

Uncollected 2013-14 items

2013-14 awards/certificates/trophies/year books will be able to be collected during the 2014-15 season. Information on how to collect will be provided later in 2014.

Zone results helper needed

The Northern Met Zone Committee would like to put together a team of people made up of representatives from each of the 5 centres in the Zone to be trained in Meet Manager and together handle the Zone Results Data Entry and processing, rather than leaving this to just one or two individuals.  We already have one volunteer, but would welcome one or two more parents to get involved.  

Full training and support will be provided and with a workload shared between several people this job is not onerous and can be great fun (you get to sit in the air conditioning at Zone!).  If you are interested or would like further information, please contact the Centre Secretary, Sally Richardson by e-mail or phone (0411 586 001). 



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