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26/05/2017

​​Gumdale State School Senior Athletics Carnival Thursday 22 June 2017


This year the Gumdale State School Senior Athletics carnival will be held on Thursday 22 of June 2017. This carnival is an all-day in school grounds event that will have track and field events.

Please read carefully as it contains vital information about the carnival, along with how and where students can qualify.

Below is a draft timetable of the event layout for the day.

Time

ORDER OF EVENTS (times are approximate)

8:45

Assemble in team houses

9:00

200m Finals

9:30

100m Heats

11:00-1:30

Field Event Finals, Ballgames and Lunch

 

8 yrs

Born 2009

9 yrs

Born 2008

10yrs

Born 2007

11 yrs

Born 2006

12 yrs

Born 2005

11:00

High Jump

Lunch

Long Jump

Ballgames

Shotput

11:30

Shotput

High Jump

Lunch

Long Jump

Ballgames

12:00

Ballgames

Shotput

High Jump

Lunch

Long Jump

12:30

Long Jump

Ballgames

Shotput

High Jump

Lunch

1:00

Lunch

Long Jump

Ballgames

Shotput

High Jump

1:30

100m Finals

2:15

Relays

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On the day there will be no staggered lunch times for the senior school due to the jam packed schedule. All senior school students will participate in ball games and 100m heats. This year students who wish to compete in all other events at the carnival will need to trial through qualifying events. Below is an outline of when these qualifying events are happening. You need to make sure you attend these trials if you are to be selected to compete on carnival day.

High Jump

Qualifying events for each age group will take place during lunch times in Week 7 on the bottom oval. Students who would like to make the event must attend and trial at these sessions.

High Jump Qualifying event

(Bottom oval)

8 yrs

Born 2009

9 yrs

Born 2008

10yrs

Born 2007

11 yrs

Born 2006

12 yrs

Born 2005

Monday

29 May

1st break

Tuesday

30 May

1st break

Wednesday

31 May

1st break

Thursday

1 June

1st break

Monday

29 May

2nd break

* Year 4 students on band camp during week 7 will have the chance to trial for high jump on Monday 12 June at 1st break on the oval.

200m Sprint

Students wishing to trial for the 200m sprint final will need to sign up via the sports notice board in Hollis Hall hallway. This trial will take place during week 9, refer to the table below for exact dates and times.

200m sprint qualifying event

(Bottom oval)

8 yrs

Born 2009

9 yrs

Born 2008

10yrs

Born 2007

11 yrs

Born 2006

12 yrs

Born 2005

Tuesday 13 June 1:30pm-3pm

Friday 16 June 1:30-3pm

 

Long jump and Shot Put

Qualifying events for each age group will take place during PE lessons. All students will trial for these events.

800m Final

The 800m final will take place in week 10 on Tuesday 20 June from 9am-9:30am on the bottom oval. This event is a straight final, there are no trials.

Finals list

Once all qualifying events have been completed a list of students who have made the athletics carnival for long jump, shot put, high jump and 200m will be posted on the sports notice board.

In the case of wet weather the Senior Athletics Carnival will be held on Friday 14 July 2017.

Week 8 Extra Curricular sports

There will be no extracurricular athletics or cross country in week 8 due to Miss Goddard and Mr Doherty attending year 6 camp with the year 6 students.

Sport Aerobics training will still go ahead as normal (refer to sports notice board for times).

Cancelled sports are listed below

·         Sprints training on Monday morning before school from 8-8:30am

·         Cross Country training on a Monday 1st break on the oval from 11:15-11:45am

·         High jump training on Tuesday and Thursday morning from 8-8:30am

Sport Aerobics

This weekend 27 May will be Gumdale State School’s first aerobics competition for the year. The school has five competition teams competing. We wish them the best of luck and can’t wait to hear how they go.

Cross Country

Senior Cross Country event will take place on Thursday 15 June at Gumdale State School, from 9am-11am.