Athletics Carnival Important Information

Dear Queenies Community, 
Below is a list of points about the 2018 Athletics carnivals.  

 Athletics practice: 

  • Commences Week 9 on Tuesdays, starting 11 September (field events- Yr 3-6 only) and Fridays (running events – PP-6) both at 8.20am on the Annexe oval.  
  • Each student who comes along to training earns points for their faction towards the ‘Bonus Points Shield’. 

 Carnival #1: 

  • Tuesday 23 October from 9.15am @ Langford Oval (Wingrove Ave, Langford) for all students in Years 3 – 6. 
  • Events include sprints, 200m, 400m, long jump, shot put, turbojav and novelty events  
  • Trials for these events take place at school prior to the carnival during P.E./Sport lessons.  
  • The top 8 boys and top 8 girls in each year compete in shot put, long jump and turbojav. 
  • All students participate in a sprint, vortex and team turbojav. 
  • All students compete in 200m races. 
  • Students can nominate themselves for the 400m races on the day. 
  • All competitors participate in the tug-o-war and ‘Lifesaver Relay’.  
  • A detailed programme with bus permission will be available soon. 

 

Carnival #2: 

  • Thursday 25 October @ Queenies for PP – 2 (9.30 – 11.30am) and Yr 3 –6 (12.30 – 3pm). 
  • Events include 4 novelty events, sprints (50m for PP-2, 70m for 3-6), and shuttle relays. 
  • There will be Kindy and toddler races in the morning session. 
  • There will also be opportunities for parent involvement. 
  • A detailed programme will be available soon. 

 

 

Champion events for year level champion and runner up medal winners are: 

  • Yr 3- Cross country, long jump, turbojav, 200m, 400m, sprint (A division only). 
  • Yr 4-6 – Cross country, long jump, turbojav, 200m, 400m, sprint (A division), shot put. 

 

Ross Bridgeman 

Physical Education Teacher. 

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