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NEWS

ONLINE PORTAL NOW OPEN!

2022/23
This year our new season will start back on Friday the 16th of September. Our two Come and Try sessions will be held on the 4th and 11th of September, from 11am – 1pm. Our first two friday night competitions will also be trial nigths for any new members looking to trial a fun night of athletics! $10 each night for each trialist. Dates: 16th and 30th of September, 5pm start.

TRAINING
The school season squad training has returned. Training will take place every Wednesday & Friday from 4-5pm at Girraween. Open to all athletes turning 10 this year and older. For more information, squads fees and availability contact our head coach.

Online Registration - Currently in season

Online registration is now available for new, returning and transferring athletes by clicking the ‘REGISTER ONLINE’ button below. It is recommended that you register online before attending a sign on day. If you have any troubles use our GUIDE TO REGISTER ONLINE  for more information and to help guide you through.
IMPORTANT: All athletes must be financial registered members of Little Athletics Noosa before they can compete in any event.

ABOUT OUR CLUB

 

Little Athletics Noosa offers activities for 5–16 year olds, while our senior club Noosa Athletics, caters to athletes aged 13 and over.

Athletes are encouraged to do their best each competition night with an emphasis on family, fun and fitness.

Little Athletics Noosa holds regular competitions on Friday evenings from 5pm at the Girraween Sports Complex in Sunshine Beach. Our season starts in September and continues through until March the following year.

More information about Little Athletics Noosa can be found by clicking on CENTRE INFORMATION or by viewing our Centre Handbook.

Weekly Program

Our weekly program consists of four events (from the below list of Track and Field Events) for all age groups. U9 to U12 will also participate in a skills session each Friday competition night, which will focus on a different event discipline each week. 

TRACK AND FIELD EVENTS

The range of events differs depending on the age group.  There is a set program every Friday – U6 and U7 do 4 events, and others do 5 on a typical night. The typical finish time is around 7-7.30pm (earlier for Tiny Tots).
Tiny tots: have a separate program, with games and some track events that introduce them to some of the skills and fun of competing.

TRACK EVENTS – FLAT RUNS

70m: U6 to U10

100m: all age groups

200m: all age groups

300m: this is the ‘middle distance’ event for U6 & U7 athletes

400m: U8 upward

800m: U9 upward

1500m: U11 upward

Race walks: U9 upwards

Hurdles: ALL AGES
Note that the hurdles are set low for younger age groups to encourage children to ‘run’ rather than ‘jump’ over them.

Micro hurdles: U6 & U7

60m: U8 to U10

80m: U11, U12, U13 B&G; U14G

90m: U14B; U15G and U16G

100m: U15B, U16B, U17G

110m: U17B

200m: U13-17

FIELD EVENTS:

Long Jump: all age groups. U6 -U10 use sand mat for take-off 

Triple Jump: U11 upward

High Jump: U8 to U10 do ‘scissor’ only; U11 up do ‘flops’ or ‘scissor’ techniques

Shot Put: all age groups

Discus: all age groups

Javelin: U11 upward

Turbo Javelin / Vortex: for younger age groups 

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FAQ

The regular Little Athletics Noosa meets are held on Friday nights, from September to March. Athletes sign-in at 5pm, a group warm-up is held from 5:15pm and events start at 5,30pm. The Friday night competitions are held at the Girraween Sports Complex, Eenie Creek Road, Sunshine Beach.

There are also opportunities to compete in inter-club competitions. The main events each year are the Regional Relays in November, and the individual Regional Championships held in February. From U9 onwards, athletes participating in Regional events can may qualify for State Championships.

Registration are completed online.

Registration payments are made using a credit card. Welcome packs can be collected on your first night back, if you have registered before the night. 

There are no sign-on days this year. However, we do hold Come and Try sessions for new athletes prior to our season starting.

The registration fee is $195 for the first child, $185 for the second and $175 for the third child, with a maximum family registration amount of $650. Four-year-olds may only participate in our Tiny Tots program if they have older siblings registered in the U6-U17 age groups. Our Tiny Tot fee is $80. 

In addition, there is a $80 parent helper levy. This is fully refunded if you help out in some way at 50% of Friday night competitions (usually 12 nights). As we (like other Little Athletics clubs) depend entirely on volunteer input, we need parent helpers to assist with a number of fairly easy tasks each week to allow competition to take place. Just don’t forget to sign your parent helper book each time you help out!

There is government funding assistance for eligible athletes/families through the ‘Get in the Game’ funding program.  Details can be found at:

www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/getinthegame/getstarted/

Yes, and athletes need to wear these for Friday night competitions. The uniform consists of a polo shirt (cost $40), and either black bike pants or black shorts ($32). Athletes who are U13 or above have the option of the singlet (for boys – $35) and crop top (for girls – $45) instead of the polo shirt. Girls crop and bike pants sets can be purchased for $85.  Athlete registration numbers and age group patches must be attached to the relevant part of the top (especially for regional/state competitions – Little Athletics Queensland is very strict about this!).  Please also note for official competitions that shorts cannot have visible brand logos or coloured stitching. Further details are available in the competition handbook.

It is taken from the child’s age on 31 December of the competition year. For example, a child who is 11 years old on 31 December in a given year, will be in the U12 age group for that season.

Yes. Our season runs from the beginning of September through to mid-March. We do run normal Friday night competitions through the September/October school holidays. We also have a 4-week break over Christmas.

Yes. It is Centre policy that a parent/guardian must sign their athlete in on the appropriate age group recording sheet and remain at the track for the duration of the competition.

Please see the information on coaching and training or in our handbook for details about what coaching and training is available.

Contact Us

General
Phone: 0434 121 365
Email: noosalittleathletics@gmail.com

For training
Phone: 0411 218 422
Email: coachnoosaathletics@gmail.com