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 (LUBAC), Retreat Road, Flora Hill
When: Saturdays and some Friday nights October to March Click here to see calendar.
Come & Try: Available twice only for the season at $5.00 per visit. Click here to download Come & Try registration form.
Parent Roster: Once registered, nominate your preferred duty here if you haven't via your invoice/receipt
How to Register for Little Athletics
Registration is open for the season on-line at www.lavic.com.au and is compulsory prior to the start of competition.
Athletes must have paid the registration fee, received a registration number, nominated a duty 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.
Select the month and enter the year you were born, then click Go, this will calculate your age group for the current season.
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
On-Line Results from weekly competition
Track results are scanned and field results entered manually during the morning of competition. Results have been available on-line by 6pm on Saturday the past few weeks, except for any results left behind in age group manager folders. Those results are entered during the week If you have any questions regarding results, please email email@example.com.
Accessing Results and Printing Tickets
Access results and print result tickets from www.ResultsHQ.com.au. Your username is your registered email address and your password will be your IMG password from when you registered on-line. If you do not know your ResultsHQ password- Click on the 'Forgot my password' link (or click http://www.resultshq.com.au/login/forgotpassword). You can also change your password to something easier to remember from under the "Help" menu item on the resultshq site.
Children with ability in athletics are catered for by coaching and special programs. Efforts are mainly concentrated, however on the average Little Athlete and every effort is made to ensure that awards for personal achievement are on a par with rewards for winning.
The Bendigo Little Athletics Centre is part of Little Athletics Victoria and as such must abide by the directions and decisions of the Association. All Bendigo committee members are parent volunteers working under the guidance of Little Athletics Victoria.
The Association provides education, organization and co-operation of all aspects of Little Athletics. The children in the Association are organized into centres and regions throughout the Country and Metropolitan areas.
Bendigo belongs to the Northern Region. Other centres in our region are Echuca, Castlemaine, Kyneton, Woodend, Seymour, Kilmore, Kyabram, Albury, Wodonga, Wangaratta, Benalla, Mansfield, Shepparton, Rochester, Yarrawonga/Mulwala, Murrundindi, Lavington/Jindera
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.
Certificates listing personal best performances for the 12-13 season have been mailed out to all athletes. Performances are obtained from scanned results and data recorded by age group managers. Occasionally, early in the season there can sometimes be glitches in recording or data. If you have any queries regarding performances email email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with your child's name and the secondary email address. If you are not receiving emails, we may have an incorrect address for you.
*** WEATHER INFORMATION ***
Bendigo Little Athletics is fortunate to compete on an all weather track. Therefore all efforts will be made to run competition in all weather.
Announcements regarding the cancellation of competition will be made on 3BO FM at approximately 7.30am for Saturday competition and approximately 4.00pm for Friday night competition. Cancellations can also be found on this website at the same times.
Also posted on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bendigo-Little-Athletics/424894220890026
Age Group Managers Info.