2014-15 Season Registrations Open Now
Day 2 Program from 8:30am Saturday 29th of November 2015
Please note IGA badges must be OFF uniforms and Jetstar badges SEWN on once received.
Assisting your Age group Manager to keep the morning moving
Age group Managers are parent volunteers who have a list of guidelines and result sheets in their folder to assist them in conducting events. Please feel free to assist your age group manager wherever you can. A copy of the guidelines is on our notice board outside the office window. A couple of helpful points not listed on the notice but you should be aware of;
Punches In Bunches Sponsor - Raffle Winners
Winners of the Punches in Bunches vouchers were the Van Es Family and The Johnson Family.
North Central Region Relays - Important Information
Our Centre requires an Under 9 Boy to make up a team. Please telephone Steve 0400871237 before Friday if you are interested.
Records Broken this season so far
Charlotte Sexton has equalled the U11 Girls High Jump record which has stood since the 1977-78 season, Charlotte jumped 1.34 to equal Pam Holden's record.
Luke Padgham last week broke the boys Under 14 1500 metre record held by Evan Thomson since the 1998-99 season by just over 13 seconds in a cracking time of 4.31.16.
Rostered on forSet up/Timing/Marshalling - report to start/finish line from 4.40pm (8am on Saturdays)
Rostered on for Canteen - report to the canteen window at 5.30pm (9am on Saturdays)
FRIDAY 21st of November 2014
Day 1 Program for all age groups Under 6 through to Under 15 from 5.00pm.
NOTE: "Come & Try" registration may also be made on-line. Choose the "Come & Try" option. If you are not sure right up until the day you choose to visit, a form is available here to complete, sign and bring along on the day. Please line-up in the "Come & Try" queue. After the second visit, full payment is required.
Olympian and Australian record holder Kyle Vander-Kuyp give locals a few tips.
This week we were very fortunate to have multiple Olympian and Australian record holder Kyle Vander-Kuyp, dropped into the track just to give our Bendigo sprint hurdling squad a few tips and advice. These kids are so pumped and motivated by this great athlete.
Little Athletics is organised competition of Track and Field events for children age 5 through to 15 of all levels of ability. The emphasis is on participation, fun and personal improvement. Events include sprinting, hurdling, jumping and throwing events as well as some technical instruction.
Where: Athletics Track, Retreat Road, Flora Hill
When: Saturdays and some Friday nights October to March. Click here for 2014-15 Calendar.
Come & Try: Available twice only for the season at $5.00 per visit. Register on-line prior to the day for quicker processing.
Full Registration: Must be made on-line at www.lavic.com.au
Parent Roster: Every family will be rostered on once for the season. If you are unable to assist on your day, please let us know.
Athletes must have paid the registration fee, received a registration number and also provide proof of their date of birth if competing in Little Athletics for the first time.
NOTE: On-line registration enables accurate medical information to be updated as well as regular contact information.
If you are wondering what age group will be in prior to registering, click HERE to access the Little Athletics age group calculator.
The starting age for Little Athletics in Victoria is 5 years of age. Children must have turned 5 before registering.
The Bendigo Little Athletics Centre is 100% volunteer operated by parents, previous members and some senior athletes and is funded by our membership and sponsorship by generous Bendigo businesses and organisations. We operate under the auspices of Little Athletics Victoria and as such we are required to comply with all LAVic direction and guidelines including age groupings, refund policies etc.
Bendigo competition is conducted at the Bendigo Athletics Track (LUBAC), Retreat Road, Spring Gully on Saturday mornings from 8.30am and some Friday nights from 5pm. The season is organised so that all events are covered over a three week program. i.e. the first week is Day 1 program, second week is Day 2, third week is Day 3 and then the fourth week of competition is back to A Day 1 program.
The on-line registration form
All sections of the registration form (on-line registration) must be completed accurately including medical details & current email address.
A registration fee must be paid for registration to be valid
A new registration requires sighting of proof of age i.e. birth certificate or passport
This season stars will be handed out from the window later in the season, rather than being in the age group managers' folder. If you have any questions regarding stars email firstname.lastname@example.org and your request will be on-forwarded.
Age Group Managers
If you have been an age group manager previously, we would appreciate your assistance at the start of the new season helping with additional or new age group managers. This is a very important job - recording information, overseeing events, sometims assisting with technique and generally managing the running of events. We look forward to welcoming ack our experienced age group managers this coming season.
Refund of Registration Fee
A reminder that the Little Athletics Victoria policy is no refund on registration fees unless there are mitigating circumstances and application is made to Little Athletics Victoria in writing.
Feedback and Queries
If you have any questions regarding the current season or suggestion to make for the coming season, you are invited to put them forward to the committee either personally by attending our monthly meetings or via email or post. Please date any correspondence and include your name. Any correspondence will be tabled and attended to at the next meeting.
Please note our main form of contact is via email. If you are registered and not receiving weekly/fortnightly emails or have a secondary email address for your child, please email email@example.com with your child's name and the secondary email address. If you are not receiving emails, we may have an incorrect address for you.