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Athletics Carnival - Friday 13 October

This year we will be using a timing gate system again for our Athletics Carnival.

Please note that due to the waterlogged state of the oval this carnival will be held at Walliston Primary School oval.

What:

Athletics Carnival (sprints, relays and team games)

When:

Friday 13 October 2017

Where:

Walliston Primary School oval, 11 Dianella Road, Walliston

The students will walk to and from the venue (distance of 500m)

Time:

9:00am to 2:00pm

Who:

Year 1 – 6 students

Wear:

Sport uniform, or students are welcome to wear t-shirts in their house colours if they wish to (note that we are a sun smart school so students are asked to wear clothing that covers the shoulders). Children may also wish to wear accessories or face paint in their house colours.

Bring:

Hat, water bottle, snack foods, lunch.

Championship Events

Based on points acquired in the sprints as well as the long jump and throw events (javelin, shotput or long throw) the following awards will be presented at a future assembly:

  • Athletics Champion Boy and Girl
  • Athletics Runner Up Boy and Girl

In order for students to be eligible for championship points they need to participate in all of the following events:

Year 1 – 2

Year 3 – 4

Year 5 – 6

100 metre sprint

200 metre sprint

Long jump

Long throw

100 metre sprint

200 metre sprint

400 metre sprint

Long jump

Turbo javelin

Shotput

100 metre sprint

200 metre sprint

400 metre sprint

800 metre sprint * (see note)

Long jump

Turbo javelin

Shotput

* Note: The 800 metre event is an optional student self nominated event.

Parent Help

We are seeking assistance from parents to help out with various tasks during our carnivals.

[ Click here to volunteer for parent help ]