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9/06/2017
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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 June 2017. This carnival is an all-day in school grounds event that will have track and field events.

Please read the following details 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

10 yrs.

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

On the day there will be 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 high jump in each age group have taken place during week 7. Year 4 students who were on band camp 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

​10 yrs.

Born 2007

11 yrs.

Born 2006

12 yrs.

Born 2005

Tuesday 13 June 1:30-3pm

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.​