Cars are not
permitted on the oval except for equipment & stock deliveries.
Parking outside the fence is permitted but please DO NOT block the gate
as access is essential for emergency vehicles, etc.
Colonnades is acceptable but please use the crossing at the lights for
School grounds are
smoke free zones at all times. At Noarlunga,
the S.A. Little Athletics Association Smoke Free Policy is enforced:-
"Smoking is PROHIBITED at Centres
& Clubs on the competition arena & the area surrounding the track
& field events, clubrooms & canteen area".
A first aid kit
& asthma kit are available at the canteen.
values child safety and has a Child Safety Officer. For more information
on child safety download the information booklet here
LITTLE ATHLETICS IS A SPORT RUN BY PARENTS FOR THEIR
ASSISTANCE IS REQUIRED EACH WEEK FOR THE SMOOTH RUNNING OF THE PROGRAM.
Each week a parent
is required to act as chaperone for each age group. Parents may wish to
roster this duty amongst themselves for the season. The responsibility of
the chaperone is to:-
- act as supervisor for the age group
- record results of events on recording sheets
- provide each athlete with a ticket with recorded
results for each event
- encourage athletes to participate and have fun!
Little Athletics SA conduct Introduction to
Coaching Courses (ITCC) throughout the year, the majority being staged
just prior to, or during the Little Athletics summer season. The ITCC is
great for those who want to know more about skills of Athletics, so that
they may help to coach children, assist at Little Athletics Centres and
to prepare students for school athletics carnivals. If you would like to
attend a course, speak to a Committee member for details.
The Australian Athletics Officials’ Education
Scheme (AAOES) has been introduced. It provides one seamless and
transparent pathway for all athletics Officials, regardless of their affiliation
with either Athletics Australia or Little Athletics Australia.
You can help
your Centre/Club and Little Athletics SA, by qualifying as an Official.
'official' - become an OFFICIAL!
is the first step in officiating, within Little Athletics. The course
provides the basic knowledge to allow a parent to officiate at Centre
Level and assist at Association Events.
The Officials Course covers all Little
Athletics Track & Field events, combining rules with the practical application
of them, along with the important aspects of safety, venue set up,
recording results and handling equipment.
Introductory Level Officiating General Principles course
all participants who have registered for this course, to complete the
online Introductory Level Officiating General Principles course. To
access this course, go to the Australian Sports Commission’s Online learning portal, and access the
Introductory Level Officiating General Principles course.
Register/login here: https://learning.ausport.gov.au/auth/login/
have completed this course, email your certificate number to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and contact details.
Officials courses are conducted throughout the
year, the majority being staged just prior to, or during the Little
Athletics summer season.
Please check the Little Athletics SA website http://salaa.org.au/officials for upcoming
AT EACH EVENT, PARENTAL ASSISTANCE IS REQUIRED
To assist with the smooth running of the program, the
official for your child's age group will require help to run the field
- SHOTPUT, DISCUS & JAVELIN - 2 helpers are
required. One to stake (mark the point where the throw first hits
the ground) and one to retrieve.
- LONG JUMP & TRIPLE JUMP - 2 helpers are
required. One to stake (mark the point where the athlete lands) and
one to rake the sandpit.
- HIGH JUMP - 2 helpers are required to adjust the
height of the bar.
TIMEKEEPERS & STARTERS
The chief timekeeper & starter coordinate the track
events for the day. Other timekeepers will be required depending on
program for the day.
SET UP & PACK UP AT HOME MEETS
The committee welcomes parental assistance for the setting
up & packing away of equipment each week.
- SET UP: requires parents to arrive by 8:45am to
help Committee members set up the equipment at each event.
- PACK UP: requires parents to help Committee
members pack all the equipment back into the shed at the completion
of events. The
last age group programmed at a field event each week are required to
pack up all equipment for that event for collection by the equipment
trailer before returning to the shed.
CANTEEN & BBQ
Each week canteen & BBQ will be available. Both are run
on a roster basis. The roster for parental assistance will be posted on
the notice board for families to nominate a suitable week. If each family
nominates once a season that will be all that is required.
PROCEEDS FROM CANTEEN & BBQ SALES GO DIRECTLY TO
PROVIDING MEDALS & TROPHIES FOR ATHLETES AT THE END OF THE SEASON!
ALL ATHLETES GET A MEDAL.