Events - Primary

Feb 18 - AFL Combined Wollongong, Canberra/Goulburn 2020 Selection Trials

Online Nomination Link

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Date

18 February 2020 (Back up date 25 February 2020)

Time

Management arrival: 8.30am
Student registration: 9.00am - 9.15
Trial commences: 9.20am
Conclusion: 1.00pm - 1.30pm (approximate, this will depend on trial numbers)

 

Venue

NEW VENUE IS NOW THE ILLAWARRA HOCKEY CENTRE, WAPLES ROAD, UNANDERRA

Convenor

Ben Woods
Wollongong CEO

Cost

No Cost

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue

Nominations

Sports Coordinators will need to complete the online nomination form for each student attending the trial.

Nominations for these trials close Friday 29 November 2019

Contact

John Sparks

More Info
  • A team of 20-22 players will be selected from these combined trials to go to participate in the NSW MacKillop Trials to be staged at Wagga on FRIDAY 3 APRIL 2020
  • Details and costings for the MacKillop Trials will be issued to all selected players
  • All nominations must be completed by the school sports coordinator and submitted online when approved by the Principal
  • Students should be talented AFL players. It is recommended that they have representative background and display a high skill level with the potential to represent the combined Wollongong, Canberra/Goulburn team
  • These trials are restricted to talented year 5 & 6 students only who have regular AFL experience and representative background
  • Please note that this trial is for boys ONLY. Girls will have their own trials and re pathway starting in 2020. Details of the girls trial is to be confirmed.
  • All trialists will require appropriate playing gear, including a numbered playing jersey, a water bottle and a football
  • The convener has complete control of the trials and may vary any condition
  • If you have any doubts over whether to send a student to the trial you should contact the trial convener. Your school may need to schedule a school based trial if you have a number of students interested in this sport.

UNIFORM
Students are to attend the trial in a numbered AFL playing jersey or if not available their School Sports Uniform. Students should NOT wear NSW CPS MacKillop, or NSW PSSA clothing.
Students maybe provided a bib with a number for identification purposes upon registration with the Convener. Students will need to wear the bib at all times until the conclusion of the trial. Students must return bib to the Convener at the conclusion of the trial.


EQUIPMENT
Students must wear a mouth guard at these trials (Refer to Sport Safety guidelines www.sports.det.nsw.edu.au). Students are to bring a water bottle, hat/cap & sunscreen. Students are to supply their own playing shorts and boots and provide any protective gear. Students can bring their own football if they have one. Personal equipment should be marked clearly with child's name.


MEDICAL
Any relevant medical conditions such as Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Diabetes, Allergies, recent concussions will need to be detailed via the CSNSW registration process. It is the responsibility of the parent if their child has a medical condition that the medication (i.e. epipen, ventolin, etc) is brought to the event by the accompanying adult. Medication is to be shown to the team manager/convener upon registration to confirm its presence and location.

CANTEEN
Canteen facilities are not available. It is advisable that students bring sufficient refreshments for the duration of the trial.

WET WEATHER
On the day of the event, if wet weather occurs, information can be located on the twitter feed on the Wollongong CEO sport homepage - https://www.dow.catholic.edu.au/sport/diocesan-sport-news-3/

 

Mar 3 - Swimming Western Region 2020

Western Region Program of Events

School Officials and Athlete with Disability Information

Code of Conduct

Risk Assessment
*Please note that the pool will also have local risk assessment procedures that will be applicable

Following the carnival a Diocesan Selection Trial Carnival will be held on Monday 9 March, 2020 at Corrimal Pool between 9.00am - 12.30pm. Individuals and School Relay Teams qualifying for this carnival (1st – 4th place getters) will be notified on the day of the Regional Carnival.

Date

3 March, 2020

Time

8:00am Teams arrive, warm up commences
8:30am Warm up finishes
8:40am Team managers meeting
8:45am Officials meeting 9:00am Carnival commences
2:30pm Carnival concludes, Presentations

Venue

The Gordon Fetterplace Aquatic Centre
Campbelltown

Convenor

Natasha Ferderer
OLHC,
ROSEMEADOW
ferderern02@dow.catholic.edu.au

Cost

$12.00 per student. This amount will be invoiced by CEO at the end of term 1 -
(please do not bring any money to the carnival)

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

Entries should be emailed to
john.sparks@dow.catholic.edu.au .
Please see instructions below about your school based entry requirements

Entries are due by MONDAY 24 FEBRUARY, 2020

More Info

8.00am Teams arrive, warm up commences
8.30am Warm up finishes
8.40am Team managers meeting
8.45am Officials meeting
9.00am Carnival commences
2.30pm Carnival concludes, Presentations

• Age divisions are based on the age the child turns this calendar year (ie. 31/12/20)
• Age Groupings are Junior: 8, 9, 10 years 11 years and Senior: 12, 13 years
• Relay Age Groupings Junior: 8, 9, 10 years Senior: 11, 12, 13 years
• Multi Class Age Groupings Junior: 8, 9, 10 years Senior: 11, 12, 13 years
• A competitor may not compete out of his/her age group (relays included) except in open events
• Each school may enter the following number of competitors in the events listed for both boys and girls:

All Age 100m Freestyle – 1
50m Freestyle 8 yrs – 2, 9 yrs – 2, 10 yrs – 2, 11 yrs – 2, 12 yrs – 2, 13 yrs – 2
Backstroke Junior – 1, 11 yrs – 1, Senior – 1
Breaststroke Junior – 1, 11 yrs – 1, Senior – 1
Butterfly Junior – 1, 11 yrs – 1, Senior – 1
Junior Medley 200m – 1
Senior Medley 200m – 1
Relays 4 x 50m Freestyle 1 junior team, 1 senior team
Multi Class Events 50m Freestyle – 2, Backstroke – 2, Breaststroke – 2, Butterfly - 2

Entering your team

• All schools will be expected to submit their entries via E-mail. This can be done by exporting your rep teams from your sports carnival manager program if you use it at school level. (two files - names and names2 are to be emailed). Alternatively, a download entry program will be provided to each school on the sports sites CEO homepage  (https://sites.google.com/a/dow.catholic.edu.au/sport-sites/) to assist with your data entry and team organisation. Entries will need to include First Name, Surname, Date of Birth and Event Numbers. Entries should be emailed to john.sparks@dow.catholic.edu.au . You will need FileMaker Pro on your computer to access and work the downloaded program.

• Your entry should list clearly the name of each competitor, the competitor's age, date of birth and then all event numbers that the student is entered in. (Each competitor's name should only appear once, please list the full first name starting with a capital letter – do not use upper case for all letters).

• To simplify data entry for events where more than 1 (one) competitor is required please represent your competitors in either Heat 1 or Heat 2. This will assist in programming heats.

Entries are due by MONDAY 24 FEBRUARY, 2020

School Data Information:

Attached is the school data form containing primary enrolment numbers, team manager, number of competitors and nominated officials. This form should be completed then scanned OR simply email these details to John Sparks, Catholic Education Office, (John.Sparks@dow.catholic.edu.au by MONDAY 24 FEBRUARY, 2020)


• All schools are asked to supply at least ONE carnival official (two would be preferable to allow you parents to roster on and off during the day) plus one team manager who should be a teacher. Parents may act as officials. Individual schools may like to organise a rotation of their officials. Please complete the nomination of officials on the data entry form. Schools should be aware of child protection requirements as outlined in the “School Sport Guidelines”, and have parents acting as officials who have been approved by the school. 

General Information:

• Schools are asked to arrive and be seated in the grandstand no later than 8.15am. Parents are asked to sit in the grass areas on the opposite the pool

• Warm up laps will be permitted in the pool until 8.30am but must be supervised by team manager (teacher).

• Carnival officials and team managers should meet in front of the Recording room for their meetings.

• Start. Whistle (get on back of block). Take your mark (move to the front of block) Hooter (go).

The one start rule will be in place but discretion will be employed by the carnival referee and event convener. Students progressing through to the MacKillop swim trials will NOT receive the same discretion. Teachers are asked to remind the children to remain in the water until the referee blows the whistle.

• DIVING IN RELAYS AT SHALLOW END IS NOT PERMITTED. Students who are 2nd and 4th swimmers will be required to start in the pool at the shallow end. Swimmers are to remain in contact with the wall and to the side of the lane until their team mate touches the wall.

• Canteen facilities will be available.

• Competitors are not limited in the number of events that they may enter.

• 13 years events are for 13 years only.

• Children must swim in the age that corresponds with the age that they turn this year.

• All events will be timed. The names of the swimmers and their times will be posted at the completion of each event.

• Ribbons will be presented to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place getters in each event (Events in some cases will be swum over 3/4 heats with times being compared across the heats to determine the final place getters). Team managers may collect ribbons and permission notes for the selection trials from the table outside the recording room.

• The scoring for each event is as follows:
1st: 20 points, 2nd: 18 points, 3rd: 16 points, 4th: 14 points, 5th : 12 points, 6th : 10 points,
7th : 8 points 8th: 6 points 9th: 4 points 10th: 2 point.

• Carnival programs will be available to team managers at the meeting. Teachers are required to
supervise pupils in change rooms. NO balls or ball games are allowed.

• Where possible swimmers will swim in a set lane randomly allocated to their school. Swimmers must
only swim in the lane and race assigned to them.

• Persons at the pool in connection with the carnival may not go in the water in any pool except when in a race.

• If a name change is made on the day, the team manager should only notify the recording area at the start of the day or marshals when the students are called to assemble for their event.

• The order of events for the Medley races will be as follows Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Freestyle.

• Any protests are to be presented in writing by the team manager to the carnival convener within 15 minutes of the results being posted.

• Parents, coaches and other unauthorised persons are not allowed in the marshalling or timekeeping areas.

• The presentation of trophies and age champions will be held at the completion of the carnival. All schools are asked to remain for this presentation.

• Last year's winner  Oran Park (overall point score),  Gregory Hills (boys point score), Oran Park (girls point score) and Picton (small schools) are reminded to bring their trophies to the carnival.

• Schools are responsible for cleaning their areas before departing. All pupils must leave the Pool Complex at the end of the booked period.

• Following the carnival a Diocesan Selection Trial Carnival will be held on Monday 9 March, 2020 at Corrimal Pool between 9.00am - 12.30pm. Individuals and School Relay Teams qualifying for this carnival (1st – 4th place getters) will be notified on the day of the Regional Carnival.

• At the Diocesan Selection Trials a squad will be selected to represent the Wollongong Diocese at the MacKillop Trials on Wednesday 25 March at Homebush between 8.30am - 3.00pm. At the MacKillop Trials students may be selected in the MacKillop Representative Team to compete at the PSSA State Carnival on Monday April 6 and Tuesday April 7 at Homebush.


Mar 5 - Swimming South Coast 2020

South Coast Region Program of Events

School Officials and Athlete with Disability Information

Code of Conduct

Risk Assessment
*Please note that the pool will also have local risk assessment procedures that will be applicable

Following the carnival a Diocesan Selection Trial Carnival will be held on Monday 9 March, 2020 at Corrimal Pool between 9.00am - 12.30pm. Individuals and School Relay Teams qualifying for this carnival (1st – 4th place getters) will be notified on the day of the Regional Carnival.

Date

5 March 2020

Time

8.00am Teams arrive, warm up commences
8.30am Warm up finishes
8.40am Team managers meeting
8.45am Officials meeting
9.00am Carnival commences
3.00pm Carnival concludes, Presentations

Venue

Corrimal Pool, Corrimal

Convenor

Colleen Kipp
St Columbkille's, Corrimal

Cost

$12.00 per student. This amount will be invoiced by CEO at the end of term 1 -
(please do not bring any money to the carnival)

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

Entries should be emailed to 
john.sparks@dow.catholic.edu.au 
Please see instructions below about your school based entry requirements

Entries are due by MONDAY 24 FEBRUARY, 2020

More Info

• Age divisions are based on the age the child turns this calendar year (ie. 31/12/20)
• Age Groupings are Junior: 8, 9, 10 years 11 years and Senior: 12, 13 years
• Relay Age Groupings Junior: 8, 9, 10 years Senior: 11, 12, 13 years
• Multi Class Age Groupings Junior: 8, 9, 10 years Senior: 11, 12, 13 years 
• A competitor may not compete out of his/her age group (relays included) except in open events
• Each school may enter the following number of competitors in the events listed for both boys and girls:

All Age 100m Freestyle – 1
50m Freestyle 8 yrs – 2, 9 yrs – 2, 10 yrs – 2, 11 yrs – 2, 12 yrs – 2, 13 yrs – 2
Backstroke Junior – 1, 11 yrs – 1, Senior – 1
Breaststroke Junior – 1, 11 yrs – 1, Senior – 1
Butterfly Junior – 1, 11 yrs – 1, Senior – 1
Junior Medley 200m – 1
Senior Medley 200m – 1 
Relays 4 x 50m Freestyle 1 junior team, 1 senior team
Multi Class Events 50m Freestyle – 2, Backstroke – 2, Breaststroke – 2, Butterfly - 2

Entering your team

• All schools will be expected to submit their entries via E-mail. This can be done by exporting your rep teams from your sports carnival manager program if you use it at school level. (two files - names and names2 are to be emailed). Alternatively, a download entry program will be provided to each school on the sports sites CEO homepage  (https://sites.google.com/a/dow.catholic.edu.au/sport-sites/) to assist with your data entry and team organisation. Entries will need to include First Name, Surname, Date of Birth and Event Numbers. Entries should be emailed to john.sparks@dow.catholic.edu.au . You will need FileMaker Pro on your computer to access and work the downloaded program.

• Your entry should list clearly the name of each competitor, the competitor's age, date of birth and then all event numbers that the student is entered in. (Each competitor's name should only appear once, please list the full first name starting with a capital letter – do not use upper case for all letters).

• To simplify data entry for events where more than 1 (one) competitor is required please represent your competitors in either Heat 1 or Heat 2. This will assist in programming heats.

Entries are due by MONDAY 24 FEBRUARY, 2020

School Data Information:

There is a school data form (above) containing primary enrolment numbers, team manager, number of competitors and nominated officials. This form should be completed then scanned OR simply email these details to John Sparks, Catholic Education Office, (John.Sparks@dow.catholic.edu.au by MONDAY 24 FEBRUARY, 2020)

• All schools are asked to supply at least ONE carnival official (two would be preferable to allow you parents to roster on and off during the day) plus one team manager who should be a teacher. Parents may act as officials. Individual schools may like to organise a rotation of their officials. Please complete the nomination of officials on the data entry form. Schools should be aware of child protection requirements as outlined in the “School Sport Guidelines”, and have parents acting as officials who have been approved by the school. 

General Information:

• Schools are asked to arrive and be seated in the grandstand no later than 8.15am. Parents are asked to sit in the grass areas on the opposite the pool

• Warm up laps will be permitted in the pool until 8.30am but must be supervised by team manager (teacher).

• Carnival officials and team managers should meet in front of the Recording room for their meetings.

• Start. Whistle (get on back of block). Take your mark (move to the front of block) Hooter (go).

The one start rule will be in place but discretion will be employed by the carnival referee and event convener. Students progressing through to the MacKillop swim trials will NOT receive the same discretion. Teachers are asked to remind the children to remain in the water until the referee blows the whistle.

• DIVING IN RELAYS AT SHALLOW END IS NOT PERMITTED. Students who are 2nd and 4th swimmers will be required to start in the pool at the shallow end. Swimmers are to remain in contact with the wall and to the side of the lane until their team mate touches the wall.

• Canteen facilities will be available.

• Competitors are not limited in the number of events that they may enter.

• 13 years events are for 13 years only.

• Children must swim in the age that corresponds with the age that they turn this year.

• All events will be timed. The names of the swimmers and their times will be posted at the completion of each event.

• Ribbons will be presented to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place getters in each event (Events in some cases will be swum over 3/4 heats with times being compared across the heats to determine the final place getters). Team managers may collect ribbons and permission notes for the selection trials from the table outside the recording room.

• The scoring for each event is as follows:
1st: 20 points, 2nd: 18 points, 3rd: 16 points, 4th: 14 points, 5th : 12 points, 6th : 10 points, 
7th : 8 points 8th: 6 points 9th: 4 points 10th: 2 point.

• Carnival programs will be available to team managers at the meeting. Teachers are required to 
supervise pupils in change rooms. NO balls or ball games are allowed.

• Where possible swimmers will swim in a set lane randomly allocated to their school. Swimmers must 
only swim in the lane and race assigned to them.

• Persons at the pool in connection with the carnival may not go in the water in any pool except when in a race.

• If a name change is made on the day, the team manager should only notify the recording area at the start of the day or marshals when the students are called to assemble for their event.

• The order of events for the Medley races will be as follows Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Freestyle.

• Any protests are to be presented in writing by the team manager to the carnival convener within 15 minutes of the results being posted.

• Parents, coaches and other unauthorised persons are not allowed in the marshalling or timekeeping areas.

• The presentation of trophies and age champions will be held at the completion of the carnival. All schools are asked to remain for this presentation.

• Last year's winner Bulli (overall point score), Thirroul (boys point score), Bulli (girls point score) and Kiama (small schools) are reminded to bring their trophies to the carnival.

• Schools are responsible for cleaning their areas before departing. All pupils must leave the Pool Complex at the end of the booked period.

• Following the carnival a Diocesan Selection Trial Carnival will be held on Monday 9 March, 2020 at Corrimal Pool between 9.00am - 12.30pm. Individuals and School Relay Teams qualifying for this carnival (1st – 4th place getters) will be notified on the day of the Regional Carnival.

• At the Diocesan Selection Trials a squad will be selected to represent the Wollongong Diocese at the MacKillop Trials on Wednesday 25 March at Homebush between 8.30am - 3.00pm. At the MacKillop Trials students may be selected in the MacKillop Representative Team to compete at the PSSA State Carnival on Monday April 6 and Tuesday April 7 at Homebush.

Mar 6 - Football (Soccer) Boys 2020 Selection Trials

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Date

6th March, 2020 (Backup 11th March, 2020)

Time

Registration 10:30am - 11am start, 2:30/3:00pm finish

Venue

Unanderra Park
Cook Street, Unanderra

Convenor

Maurice Bernardi
St Therese, West Wollongong

Cost

No cost

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

Sport Coordinators will need to complete the online nomination for each student.  Nominations close 29th November, 2019

 

More Info

1. A team of 14 players will be selected to go and participate in the NSW MacKillop Trials to be staged in GOULBURN on FRIDAY 27 MARCH 2020

2. All nominations must be completed by the school sports coordinator and submitted online when approved by the Principal.

3. Schools are encouraged to nominate OUTSTANDING PLAYERS ONLY. Students should be a representative player (Illawarra rep, Southern Highlands rep or Macarthur rep). Just attending coaching clinics does not make them eligible. Due to the popularity of boys soccer schools may need to run a school based trial to cull numbers.

4. Sports coordinators are reminded to inform students that these are nominations only and depending on numbers and quality, some nominations may be culled. Schools will be informed of students invited to trial after all nominations are received.

5. The convener has complete control of the trials and may vary any condition. If you have any doubts over whether to send a student to the trial you should contact the trial convener. Your school may need to schedule a school based trial if you have a number of students interested in this sport.

6. Children must come suitably dressed. They should bring their own playing gear, ball, numbered shirt, protective gear (including shin pads and mouth guard if applicable) and water bottle. Students trialling for the goal keeper position must bring their full goal keeping uniform.

7. Information details for the MacKillop selection trials will be issued to all selected players.

Mar 6 - Football (Soccer) Girls 2020 Selection Trials

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Date

6th March, 2020 (Backup 11th March, 2020)

Time

9:00 am – Registration
Trials start at 9.15am and finish by 11.30am/12 noon

Venue

Unanderra Park
Cook Street, Unanderra

Convenor

Terry Jansen
Good Samaritan Catholic Primary School
Fairy Meadow

Cost

No Cost

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

Sports coordinators will need to complete the online nomination for each student attending the trial.
Nominations Close Friday 29 November 2019

More Info


NOTE:
1. A team of 14 players will be selected to go to participate in the NSW MacKillop Trials to be staged in GOULBURN on FRIDAY 27 MARCH 2020.

2. All nominations must be completed by the school sports coordinator and submitted online when approved by the Principal.

3. Schools are encouraged to nominate OUTSTANDING PLAYERS ONLY. Students should be a representative player (Illawarra rep, Southern Highlands rep or Macarthur rep). Just attending coaching clinics does not make them eligible.

4. The convener has complete control of the trials and may vary any condition. If you have any doubts over whether to send a student to the trial you should contact the trial convener. Your school may need to schedule a school based trial if you have a number of students interested in this sport.

5. Children must come suitably dressed. They should bring their own playing gear, ball, numbered shirt, protective gear (including shin pads and mouth guard if applicable) and water bottle. Students trialing for the goal keeper position must bring their full goal keeping uniform.

6. Information details for the MacKillop selection trials will be issued to all selected players.

Mar 6 - Rugby League Opens and Under 11's 2020 Selection Trials

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Date

6th March, 2020 (Backup date Wednesday, 11th March, 2020)

Time

Player registration at 9:15am – 9.30am
Games/skills start 10.00 am, finish 1.30pm – 2.00pm

Venue

St Gregory's College 
100 Badgally Road,
Gregory Hills    NSW    2557

Convenor

11 Years Convener
Donna Spiteri
St Anthony’s, Picton

Opens Convener
Darryl Howe
St Greg's Junior College, Gregory Hills

Cost

No Cost

Transport

Students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

Sports coordinators will need to complete the online nomination for each student attending the trial.
NOMINATIONS FOR THESE TRIALS close: Friday 29 November 2019

More Info

1. Two teams of 16 players, both an open team and an under 11 team, will be selected to participate in the NSW MacKillop trials to be staged in CANBERRA on FRIDAY 8 MAY 2020.

2. All nominations must be completed by the school sports coordinator and submitted online when approved by the Principal.

3. Schools are encouraged to nominate outstanding players only - those who display potential to represent at State level. Due to the popularity of rugby league schools may need to run a school based trial to cull numbers. All students must be current rugby league players.

4. All trialists will require to supply their own boots, socks and shorts. Students should also come prepared with appropriate protective gear including a mouth guard (which is compulsory) and water bottle.

5. The convener has complete control of the trials and may vary any condition.

6. Any trialist who cannot attend the trial after nominating must inform the convener ASAP.

7 Information details for the MacKillop selection trials will be issued to all selected players.

Mar 6 - Netball 2020 Selection Trials

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Date

6th March, 2020

Time

Report by 9:45 am.  First games 10:00 am - 1:00 pm finish

Venue

Indoor Stadium, Fred Finch Park
Hooka Creek Road, Berkeley

Convenor

Christine Smith
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary, Bulli

Cost

No cost

Transport

Students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

Sports Coordinators will need to complete the online nomination for each student attending the trial.
NOMINATIONS FOR THESE TRIALS close: Friday 29 November 2019

More Info

1. A team of 10 players will be selected to go to participate in the NSW MacKillop Trials to be staged in CANBERRA on FRIDAY 8th May, 2020.

2. All nominations must be completed by the school sports coordinator and submitted online when approved by the Principal.

3. Schools are encouraged to nominate OUTSTANDING PLAYERS ONLY - those who display potential to represent at higher levels. It is also recommended that schools send NO more than 2 students per position. Due to the popularity of Netball schools may need to run a school based trial to cull numbers. (Remember we have 29 schools – if every school sent 5 players there would be 145 players vying for 10 positions or 7 playing positions).

4. Students should be playing in a registered association and be able to play at least 2 court positions.

5. The Convener has complete control of the trials and may vary any condition.

6. Children must come suitably dressed. Balls and positional bibs will be provided.

7. If a trialist is unable to attend PLEASE notify the convener ASAP (preferably before the trial date)

8. Information details for the MacKillop selection trials will be issued to all selected players.

Mar 9 - Swimming Selection Trials 2020

Risk Assessment
*Please note that the pool will also have local risk assessment procedures that will be applicable

Code of Conduct

Date

9 March 2020

Time

9am - 12noon

Venue

Corrimal Swimming Pool 

Short Street, Corrimal

Convenor

John Sparks
Catholic Education Office, Wollongong

Cost

$12 per student (Schools invoiced at the end of Term 1)

Transport

Students are to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

The top 4 place getters in all events, including relays from both the West and South Coast carnivals will be invited to this selection trial.

More Info

Following these Diocesan Selection Trials a team will be selected to represent the Wollongong Diocese at the MacKillop Trials on Wednesday 25 March at Homebush between 8.30am - 3.00pm. At the MacKillop Trials students may be selected in the MacKillop Representative team to compete at the PSSA State Carnival on Monday April 6 and Tuesday April 7 at Homebush.

Mar 11 - Hockey Boys 2020 Selection Trials

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Date

March 11, 2020

 

Time

9:45am - 12:30pm

Venue

Narellan Fields
Lot 1 Millwood Avenue, Narellan

Convenor

To Be Advised

Cost

No Cost

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

More Info

NOTE:

1. Students will be selected at these trials and invited to participate in the NSW MacKillop Trials to be held in CANBERRA on FRIDAY 8 MAY 2020.

2. All nominations must be completed by the school sports coordinator and submitted online when approved by the Principal.

3. Schools are encouraged to nominate OUTSTANDING PLAYERS ONLY. Students should know the game well and be regular competition players. Students who are District/Association representatives are encouraged to nominate for these trials.

4. The Convener has complete control of the trials and may vary any condition.

5. Children must come suitably dressed. They should bring their own hockey stick, hat, ball, protective gear (including mouth guard and shin pads) and water bottle. Students should also provide their own refreshments.

6. Information details for the MacKillop selection trials will be issued to all selected players.

Mar 11 - Hockey Girls 2020 Selection Trials

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Date

11th March, 2020

Time

9:45am - 12:30pm

Venue

Narellan Fields
Lot 1 Millwood Avenue, Narellan

Convenor

Kathryn Hampton
St John the Evangelist, Campbelltown

Cost

No Cost

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

Sports Coordinators will need to complete the online nomination for each student attending the trial.
NOMINATIONS FOR THESE TRIALS close: Friday 29 November 2019

More Info

1. Students will be selected at these trials and invited to participate in the NSW MacKillop Trials to be held in CANBERRA on FRIDAY 8 MAY 2020.

2. All nominations must be completed by the school sports coordinator and submitted online when approved by the Principal.

3. Schools are encouraged to nominate OUTSTANDING PLAYERS ONLY. Students should know the game well and be regular competition players. Students who are District/Association representatives are encouraged to nominate for these trials.

4. The Convener has complete control of the trials and may vary any condition.

5. Children must come suitably dressed. They should bring their own hockey stick, hat, ball, protective gear (including mouth guard and shin pads) and water bottle. Students should also provide their own refreshments.

6. Information details for the MacKillop selection trials will be issued to all selected players.

March 31 - Touch Boys 2020 Selection Trials

Online Nomination Link

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Date

31 March 2020 (Backup date 7 April 2020)

Time

9:00am - 12:00 Noon (Report to convener at 8:50am)

Venue

South Thomas Dalton Park Fairy Meadow (Touch Fields)

Convenor

Simon Farrugia
St Pius X, Unanderra

Cost

No Cost

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue

Nominations

Sports co-ordinators will need to complete the online nomination form for each student attending the trial. NOMINATIONS FOR THESE TRIALS CLOSE: Friday 29th November 2019

Contact

Simon Farrugia

More Info
  • A team of 12 players will be selected to go to participate in the NSW MacKillop Trials to be staged in St Mary's on FRIDAY 29 MAY, 2020.
  • Schools are encouraged to nominate OUTSTANDING PLAYERS ONLY. Students should be representative players who play regularly in competitions.
  • Students who have played representative touch at the state cup are encouraged to nominate.
  • The Convener has complete control of the trials and may vary any condition.
  • Students must come suitably dressed. They should bring their own playing gear, hat and water bottle. Playing shirts or bibs will be supplied.
  • Information details for the MacKillop selection trials will be issued to all selected players.

March 31 - Touch Girls 2020 Selection Trials

Online Nomination Link

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Date

31 March 2020 (Backup 7 April 2020)

Time

11:45am - 2:00pm (Report to convener at 11:30am)

Venue

Thomas Dalton Park, Fairy Meadow

Convenor

To be confirmed

Cost

No Cost

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue

Nominations

Sports coordinators will need to complete the online nomination form for each student attending the trial.
NOMINATIONS FOR THESE TRIALS close: Friday 29 November 2019

Contact

grosek01@dow.catholic.edu.au

More Info
  • A team of 12 players will be selected to go to participate in the NSW MacKillop Trials to be staged in St Mary's on FRIDAY 29 MAY, 2020.
  • Schools are encouraged to nominate OUTSTANDING PLAYERS ONLY. Students should be representative players who play regularly in competitions.
  • Girls who are highly skilled athletes and familiar with the rules and skills associated with touch can also be nominated.
  • Students who have played representative touch at the state cup are encouraged to nominate.
  • The Convener has complete control of the trials and may vary any condition.
  • Students must come suitably dressed. They should bring their own playing gear, hat and water bottle. Playing shirts or bibs will be supplied.
  • Information details for the MacKillop selection trials will be issued to all selected players.

May 1 - Rugby Union 2020 Knockout

Rugby Knockout Information & Entry Form

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Event

Rugby Union Knockout

Date

Friday May 1 2020  (Back up date 25 May 2020)

Time

Draft arrangements only

Arrival 9:00am

  • Round Robin format - each team to play each other once
  • First games at 9:30am, two games running simultaneously (half field)
  • 10-minute halves with a 2-minute changeover
  • An additional 10 minute break between each game
  • 2012 ARU Rules will be implemented - no lifting in the line-outs, penalty goals and drop goals are not permitted, no charging conversion attempts, uncontested scrums
  • Points awarded for:
    • Win = 4 points, Draw - 2 points, Loss = 0 points
    • Bonus points (1 pt) = 4+ tries and/or losing margin < 7 pts
  • In the result of equal points at the completion of three games, a winner will be decided by: 
    • 1. For/Against
    • 2. Tries scored
    • 3. Result of teams' match

Venue

Ocean Park, Woonona

Convenor

Shaun Dutaillis
St Paul's, Albion Park

 

Cost

$40.00 per team.  Schools will be invoiced at the end of Term 2

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

 

Nominations

Scan and EMAIL to:

Shaun Dutaillis
St Paul's, Albion Park

Contact

shaun.dutaillis@dow.catholic.edu.au

More Info

The purpose of the day is to come up with a winning school team for a right to represent the Diocese in the NSW CPS Rugby Finals to be staged on Monday, 10th August, 2020.

KNOCKOUT COMPETITION RULES (Based on NSW CPS 10 A SIDE Rules)
1. This is a Ten-a side competition open to year 5 & 6 students. ARU Midi Rugby Laws will apply.
2. NSWCPS 10 A Side Knockout age restrictions – 

Students born 2008, 2009.  If schools have students born 2010, they must contact Catholic Schools Primary Sport Executive Officer, Ann-Marie Miranda  on email - Ann-Marie.Miranda@csnsw.catholic.edu.au) NSWCPS will be working with NSW Rugby and with the school and students to process any exemptions. Please note 2010 students cannot play for their Diocese or Polding/MacKillop UNLESS this protocol is followed.  Exemption to this rule will involve completion of forms found at this link – TBC

No 13 year olds are permitted to trial.

3. Teams must wear appropriate uniforms and be prepared for games through suitable training runs prior to the carnival date. Students should be well prepared for the day. 
4. Matches should be controlled by a qualified referee and therefore each school may be asked to provide a referee for the day.
5. First Aid will be provided, however, all teams involved in games should organise appropriate first aid kits to treat minor injuries and all strapping requirements.
6. A size 4 rugby ball should be used in all matches.
7. Matches will be a maximum of 20 minutes each half. The duration of halves will be decided when the number of team entries has been received.
8. Unlimited interchange will be allowed. Replacement for injury will be allowed at any time during the game.
9.

In the event of a tied score, with the exception of finals:

I. Team with most tries will be deemed the winner
II. If tries are even, the first try scorer will be deemed the winner
III. If no tries are scored then the team scoring first points will be deemed the winner
IV. In event of a no score the toss of a coin shall determine the winner
V. In semi finals and finals where scores are tied an additional five minutes each way will be played to determine the winner.

Please Note:

INFORMATION TO PARENTS - PRE-EXISTING INJURY - Parents are required to notify their school, event organiser/s (i.e. Trial Convener) and team manager/s should their child be carrying a pre-existing injury leading into an event including concussion. A student who has suffered a concussion injury may not return to contact/collision activities less than 14 days from the resolution of all symptoms. For further information refer to the Australian Medical Association at link https://ama.com.au/position-statement/concussion-in-sport-2019

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May 1 - Rugby Union 2020 Selection Trials

Online Nomination Link

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Event

Rugby Union 2020 Selection Trials

Date

Friday 1 May, 2020 (Backup 25 May 2020)

Time

10:30am   Player Registration
11:00am   Welcome
11:05am   Warm-Up
11:15am   Skills & Drills (Tackling Technique, Rucks and Mauls), Skills & Drills cont. (Backs / Forwards) with scheduled breaks 
12:25pm   Modified Games with scheduled breaks 
1:00pm     Thanks & Announcement of Diocesan Team
  

Venue

Ocean Park, Woonona

Convenor

Shaun Dutaillis
St Paul's, Albion Park

Cost

No Cost

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

Sports Coordinators will need to complete the online nomination form for each student attending the trial.

Nominations for these trials CLOSE Friday, 29 November 2019

Contact

shaun.dutaillis@dow.catholic.edu.au

More Info

1. A team of 20 players will be selected to go to participate in the NSW MacKillop Trials to be staged in FORBES on MONDAY 29 June, 2020.

2. MacKillop Rugby Trials Age rules – Students born 2008 & 2009 ONLY (must be 11 or 12 years old - No 13 year olds). Exceptional 10 year olds can apply for exemption – but must seek permission through the NSWCPS Executive Officer, Ann-Marie Miranda on email - ann-marie.miranda@csnsw.catholic.edu.au and be signed-off by a Level 2 ARU Accredited rugby union coach.

3. Students should know the game well, play in regular competition rugby and be familiar with the rules of rugby. Schools are encouraged to nominate talented players only, particularly those who have been part of representative programs (i.e. Illawarriors), those who display potential to represent at Diocesan level.

4. The Convener has complete control of the trials and may vary any condition.

5. Students must come suitably dressed and should bring their own playing gear. All trialists will require boots, shorts, socks and a numbered jersey. MOUTHGUARDS are COMPULSORY and students may choose to wear other appropriate protective equipment such as a head gear, body pads etc. A hat and water bottle is also recommended.

6. INFORMATION TO PARENTS - PRE-EXISTING INJURY - Parents are required to notify their school, event organiser/s (i.e. Trial Convener) and team manager/s should their child be carrying a pre-existing injury leading into an event including concussion. A student who has suffered a concussion injury may not return to contact/collision activities less than 14 days from the resolution of all symptoms. For further information refer to the Australian Medical Association at link https://ama.com.au/position-statement/concussion-in-sport-2019

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May 5 - Cross Country 2020 Championships

Online Nomination Link

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Event

Cross Country Championships

Date

5 May, 2020 (Backup date Tuesday 26th May, 2020)

Time

All schools assembled by 9:30am, Carnival concludes at 2:30pm

Venue

"Willandra" Browns Mt Road, Nowra

Convenor

Renee Maguire
St Michael's Catholic Primary School
Nowra

Cost

Schools will be invoiced $12.00 per competitor to cover the costs of the carnival. This amount will be invoiced to your school at the end of Term 2.  There is no need to bring any money to the carnival.

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

Please refer to John's email regarding instructions on how to enter team or
Contact John Sparks or Lindy Davis at the CEO
Entries close 9 April, 2020.  Last day of Term 1.

Contact

renee.maguire@dow.catholic.edu.au

More Info

Distance for all age groups is 2km

Competitors MUST COMPETE IN THEIR OWN AGE GROUP ie the age they turn in this calendar year

PROGRAM OF EVENTS

9:30am    Schools assemble at the course
9:40am    School roll call
9:50am    Managers Meeting/Course Officials Meeting
10:00am  Course officials will be dropped off at check points
10:10am  Opening/National Anthem
10:20am  Course walk (with teacher supervision) Course walk optional
10:50am  Races begin in the following order:

    • 8/9 year boys
    • 8 /9 year girls
    • 10 year boys
    • 10 year girls
    • 11 year boys
    • 11 year girls
    • 12/13 year boys
    • 12/13 year girls

2:15pm    Carnival concludes, Presentations

School Entry Instructions

Please go to the CEO Sport sites website. This will open up into cross country information and the link to enter your team is at the bottom of this page. When you click into this link you will be required to enter an account name and password.

Entries will simply involve First Name, Surname.  Please list the full first name starting with a capital letter, do not use upper case for all letters. Entries when completed will be submitted – there will be no need to email any files. Please allocate time to enter your team as standard web time-out protocols will apply.

Entries are due the last day of term 1, Friday 9 April.

OFFICIALS

Each school is required to nominate one official to help during the course of the day. An official’s roster will be issued at the team managers meeting. Every non-teaching official will be required to be approved by the school. Parent helpers will be called at approximately 9.30am for a briefing on their role for the day.

CANTEEN

There will be a canteen operating at the venue.  

CARNIVAL RULES AND CONDITIONS

1. Each school is eligible to enter three runners in each event. All three runners shall be considered for the team point score.

2. A competitor whose birthday occurs during 2020 is eligible to compete in that age event only. Students CANNOT compete out of their age group.

3. All children, from 8/9 years up to 12/13 years, in both boys and girls categories, will run a distance of 2 km. Please note the 12’s and 13’s will be combined – no separate 13 years age group will be applicable at the MacKillop carnival.

4. There will be three starting lines, two metres apart.  (Please explain this to your runners prior to the race so that they know which line they need to go to at the start of the race)

• Line 1 – Runner 1

• Line 2 – Runner 2

• Line 3 – Runner 3

5. All finishers in each race will have their name & finish position recorded. The first eight competitors will qualify for the Wollongong team to compete at the MacKillop Trials at Eastern Creek on Friday 12 June.

6. All competitors are to wear shoes. Spike footwear is not permitted.  

7.  Students are not permitted to wear headphones, air pods etc while competing.

8. Could you inform your children, that in a situation of injury, children must contact the nearest course official. Anyone who suffers from asthma should be encouraged to either take their inhalant prior to the race or to run with their inhalant. All children should be reminded of fluid intake needed the morning of the carnival and sun protection issues.

9. No competitor is to receive assistance or refreshments during the race. In the event that this becomes necessary, that competitor will qualify as "Failing to Finish".

10. Any protest must be made in writing to the carnival manager within fifteen minutes of the event.

11. IMPORTANT:  Dogs are not permitted at this event, only companion or guide dogs.

RECORDING TABLES

All students will be receiving a finish token/card at the end of the race. This must be taken to the recording tables at the end of the finish shute.

There will be 4 tables organised alphabetically based on school names with a list of all competitors for each age group. Students will have their place recorded and then should return to the school area.

Failure to record a place will result in maximum points being allocated. The first eight (8) students will gain selection in the Diocesan team and will receive a representative letter as they finish.

TABLE 1

  • Albion Park
  • Bowral
  • Bulli
  • Camden
  • Campbelltown - St Greg's
  • Campbelltown - St John's
  • Corrimal
  • Dapto

TABLE 2

  • Eagle Vale
  • Edmondson Park
  • Fairy Meadow
  • Gwynneville
  • Helensburgh
  • Ingleburn
  • Kiama
  • Milton

TABLE 3                  

  • Mittagong
  • Moss Vale
  • Narellan Vale
  • Nowra
  • Oran Park
  • Picton
  • Port Kembla
  • Rosemeadow

TABLE 4

  • Ruse
  • Shellharbour City
  • Shellharbour
  • Thirroul
  • Unanderra
  • Warrawong
  • West Wollongong

INFORMATION TO PARENTS - PRE-EXISTING INJURY

Parents are required to notify their school, event organiser/s and team manager/s should their child be carrying a pre-existing injury leading into an event including concussion. A student who has suffered a concussion injury may not return to contact/collision activities less than 14 days from the resolution of all symptoms. For further information refer to the Australian Medical Association at link https://ama.com.au/position-statement/concussion-in-sport-2019

SUPERVISION

Could team managers ensure that all children, parents and supporters keep away from the starting lines, the finishing shute and the recording caravan at all times. All team managers are responsible for the supervision of their students. Please keep all children who are not running in your view at all times. Please keep children off the ropes near the finish line. No parents or students, except officials and those who have just finished a race, are to be in the official area. To be updated, based on any new parking arrangements *Students moving from the start area across the car park to the fence on the west side of the course must use allocated walk areas and not randomly run through the parking area.

PROTESTS

Protests are to be put in writing and given to carnival organisers within 15 minutes of the finish of the race.

SUBSTITUTING

If there are any changes please fill in the replacement form at the back of the booklet and hand into the recording caravan immediately after managers meeting. See Renee Maguire if you require extra forms.

TROPHIES

Could last years winners please bring the trophies with them to the carnival:

Overall winner – Thirroul
Boy’s winner –  Stella Maris, Shellharbour
Girl’s winner –  Bulli
Small School’s winner – TO BE CONFIRMED

WET WEATHER

In case of wet weather:

  • a message will be sent to all sports coordinators mobile phones via the global SMS
  • a twitter message will be posted and placed on the sports news page where students, teachers and parents can access to check for any decisions
  • radio stations will be contacted 

 

June 23 - Netball 2020 South Coast Gala Day

Online Nomination Link

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Netball Draw - Tuesday 23 June

Event

Netball 2020 South Coast Gala Day

Date

Tuesday 23 June, 2020 (Backup date Tuesday 30 June 2020)

Time

The first game will commence at 8:45am sharp.  All schools are asked to assemble by 8:30am when a team managers' and umpires' meeting will take place.

Venue

Fred Finch Park, Hooka Creek Road, Berkeley

Convenor

Karen Gutierrez (Brown)
St John's, Dapto

Cost

A nomination fee for this carnival of $40.00 per team is payable.  This levy will be invoiced by the Catholic Education Office to schools at the end of the term.

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

Schools are asked to nominate their teams by completing the online nomination no later than Friday 5 June, 2020 (Week 6, Term 2).

Contact

karen.brown@dow.catholic.edu.au

More Info

This will be the 24th netball carnival to be held in the Diocese and it is hoped that you will be able to attend.

A reminder that the carnival will be – PARTICIPATION ONLY.

NO FINALS WILL BE PLAYED – NO TROPHIES AWARDED.

TEAM NOMINATIONS

Your school is invited to nominate one or two junior teams of girls Years 3 or 4 or combined, one or two senior teams of girls (Years 5 & 6) and an open boys team (Years 5 & 6).  Teams are to consist of a maximum of ten players.  If nominating two teams please grade them. Schools maybe able to enter more than 2 teams depending on court allocation and provision of own umpires.  This would occur at request to the convener and be considered after all schools have entered their required teams. Schools are required nominate teams online via the sports sites link

Each school is to provide 1 umpire per team to officiate their games.

Schools are asked to nominate their teams by completing the online nomination no later than Friday 5th June, 2020 (Week 6, term 2).

CARNIVAL RULES & ORGANISATION

All matches will be conducted as per the rules of the All Australian Netball Association unless altered below

The first game will commence at 8.45 am sharp. All schools are asked to assemble by 8.30 am when a team managers’ and umpires’ meeting will take place.

Games will consist of two 10 minute halves with a 2 minute break at the end of each game. There will be a 1 minute half time break. A hooter will sound for half time and the teams will change ends and recommence playing.
A hooter will also sound to indicate the beginning and end of the game to the umpires. It is the umpires whistle that commences and finishes the game.

Any team failing to take the court within five minutes of the hooter will have forfeited that game.

There is to be a maximum of ten players in each team.

All players to wear full uniform including positional tags.

NO JEWELLERY is to be worn. If an item of jewellery cannot be taken off it is to be taped.

An injured player may be substituted. If an injury occurs both teams may make positional changes.

Substitution may be made at half time.

No additional time will be added to the game due to injury. The game is to recommence as soon as possible.

First aid will be provided on the day. The blood bin rule will apply and therefore any child who is bleeding will need to leave the court to be treated. It would be advisable to have band-aids on hand in case of blood bin ruling.

No disputes will be entered into.

Each SCHOOL is to provide one competent umpire per team to officiate their game.

Secondary school umpires will be used on the day if available.  

Umpires are to be distinguishable. White would be desirable.

Each team is to supply a ball.

Parents may officiate as umpires.

A team manager, who should be a Teacher, should also accompany the squad.
A score sheet will be sent to each school to copy if you wish to keep score for your own team.

WET WEATHER

In case of wet weather an announcement will be made on radio stations Power FM, Wave FM and I98 FM before 7.00 am on the morning of the carnival. Sports Coordinators will also receive a sms to their mobile phones.
Schools can also advertise the CEO twitter update available on the CEO sports page.
A tweet will be posted about the carnival status around 7am.

OTHER INFO

Canteen facilities will be available at the courts.

 

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June 25 - Netball 2020 Western Region Gala Day

Online Nomination Link

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Draws for June 25 Netball Gala Day

Event

Netball 2020 Western Region Gala Day

Date

Thursday, 25 June 2020 (Backup 2 July 2020)

Time

The first game will commence at 9:00am sharp.  All schools are asked to assemble by 8:15am.  Team managers meeting will be at 8:30am.

Venue

Minto Netball Courts, Coronation Park, Minto (Redfern Road)

Convenor

Dominic Smith
St Justin's, Oran Park

Jennifer Wheeler
St Greg's Junior College, Gregory Hills



Cost

A nomination fee for this carnival of $40.00 per team is applicable. This levy will be invoiced by the Catholic Education Office to schools, at the end of the term 2.

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

Schools are asked to nominate their team by completing the Online Nomination Link by Friday 5th June 2020 (Week 6)

 

The following divisions are available. Each school is able to enter ONE team per division.
NOTE - If you would like to request a SECOND team in any division please contact the carnival convenor directly. Dominic Smith

9A Girls

9B Girls

10A Girls

10B Girls

11A Girls

11B Girls

12A Girls

12 B Girls

Junior Boys A Yrs 3/4

Junior Boys B Yrs 3/4

Senior Boys A Yrs 5/6

Senior Boys B Yrs 5/6

 

 

Contact

tracy.new@dow.catholic.edu.au

More Info

TEAM SUPERVISION

Please ensure that your team manager is a teacher who will accompany and supervise the squad. Schools with multiple teams may use parent helpers, however teachers are responsible for supervision of their teams.

UMPIRES
Conveners will be contacting local high schools to organise a pool of umpires. It is hoped most will be covered by this process but this is not guaranteed until names are received from secondary schools.
If we are unable to get enough umpires from secondary schools, then schools will need to source some umpires.

CANTEEN
Canteen facilities will be available, however, please bring some food and drink on the day.

Campbelltown City Council has informed us that we are responsible for the cleanliness of the courts. Would you please remind your children and parents that any rubbish is to be placed in the nearest bin. Good luck with the netball training! We hope that you are able to participate in the Gala Day.

CARNIVAL RULES

• All matches will be conducted as per the rules of the All Australian Netball Association.
• The first game will commence at 9:00am sharp. All schools are asked to assemble by 8:15am. Team Managers Meeting will be at 8:30am. Draws and plan of courts will be forwarded to schools prior to carnival day.
• Games will consist of two nine-minute halves with a one minute break at half time and at the end of each game. A hooter will sound for half time and the teams will change ends and recommence on the hooter. A hooter will sound to indicate the beginning and end of each game to the umpires. It is the umpires whistle, however, that commences and finishes each game.
• Any team failing to take the court within five minutes of the hooter will have forfeited the game.
• There is to be a maximum of ten players in each team.
• All players are to wear full uniform including positional bibs.
• No jewellery is to be worn.
• Substitutions are only to be made at the sound of the half-time hooter or in the event of an injury. Schools are asked to keep substitutions to a minimum so that play is not held up.
• No additional time will be added to the game due to injury. The game is to recommence as soon as possible.
• First-aid will be available on the day.
• No disputes will be entered into.
• Umpires are to be dressed in white or official club or school uniform.
• Each team is to supply a ball and positional bibs.
• Parents may officiate as umpires (badged is preferred).
• A teacher from each school is to act as a team manager and accompany the squad.

WET WEATHER

In case of wet weather a SMS will be sent to sport coordinators mobile phones once a decision is made around 6.45am. An announcement will be made on radio station C91.3 at approximately 7.20am. Schools can also advertise the CEO twitter update available on the CEO sports page. A tweet will be posted about the carnival status around 7am.


• The carnival will be Participation only. We will not be keeping score and points will not be displayed on the day. No finals will be played.

• Each school may enter no more than one team in each division. Please ensure the better players are entered in A division.

Each school is able to enter ONE team per division.

NOTE - If you would like to request a SECOND team in any division please contact the carnival convener directly. Dominic Smith

• 9 year Competition: Netta Rules – full height rings, smaller (size 4) ball.

July 31 - Soccer 2020 Gala Day Western Region Eschol Park

Online Nomination Link

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Senior and Junior Boys and Girls Draw 

Field Map of Eschol Park 

Event

Soccer 2020 Gala Day Western Region Eschol Park

Date

Friday 31 July 2020 (Backup date Friday 14 August, 2020)

Time

First game to commence at 8.45am sharp. All schools are asked to assemble by 8.30am

Venue

Eschol Park Playing Fields, Eagle Vale Drive, Eagle Vale

Convenor

Jennifer English-Poole
Russell Preece
St Clare's Primary School, Narellan Vale

 

Cost

$45 per team

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

Online nominations are due by the Friday 26 June 2020
NO LATE ENTRIES will be accepted.

More Info
Participating Schools

Campbelltown - St Greg's
Campbelltown - St John's
Narellan Vale
Eagle Vale
Edmondson Park
Rosemeadow
Ruse
Ingleburn

RULES

● Games will be two seven-minute halves with a direct turnaround at half time.
● Teams are to be ready to take the field immediately after the preceding game. (There is only one-minute break between matches).
● No jewellery is to be worn.
● Substitutions can be made at any time during the game.
● No additional time will be added to the game due to injury. The game is to recommence as soon as possible.
● Each team is to supply a ball and is to take this ball to all games.
● Teams are responsible for organising their own recess/lunch breaks between their matches. (A canteen facility will be operating on the day).
● The competition is participation only. No results will be recorded.
● Please stress to parents that the officials are volunteers from the local high school and should be treated with respect.
● Please encourage your teams to place their rubbish in the bins provided.
● Teams playing the first matches, please ensure players are on the field and in their positions before start time. (Any delay will result in reduced game time).

Team Nominations:

Schools can nominate a maximum 2 TEAMS PER EACH DIVISION.

Junior Boys - Yrs 3/4 -11 a side (full field) recommended maximum 13 players
Senior Boys – Yrs 5/6 - 11 a side (full field) recommended maximum 13 players

Junior Girls – Yrs 3/4 - 9 a side (mini field) recommended maximum 11 players per side
Senior Girls – Yrs 5/6 - 11 a side (full field) recommended maximum 13 players per side

Canteen facilities will be available. Schools will be emailed with items for sale.

The competition will be participation only.

Postponement – Wet Weather.

Where possible a decision will be made the day before by around 12.00pm. Cancellation of the day will follow the wet weather guidelines. From there the following will occur:
● A message will be placed on the CEO Twitter feed accessed via the sports homepage
● School sports coordinators will be contacted via text message and email
● Radio stations will be contacted before 7.00am on the morning of the carnival - please access local radio stations if necessary

Rubbish
  • Each school is asked to keep their ‘camp’ tidy & ensure it is clean before leaving. Put own rubbish back in own bag or bin, and please don’t leave rubbish on the ground

Jul 31 - Soccer 2020 South Coast Gala Days

Online Nomination Link

Code of Conduct

Gala Day Philosophy

Senior South Boys (Terry Reserve, Albion Park)
11 players on field at one time including the goalkeeper
Risk Assessment - Albion Park
Draws

Senior South Girls (Darcy Wentworth Oval, Warrawong)
11 players on field at one time including the goalkeeper
Risk Assessment - Warrawong
Draws

Junior South Boys and Girls (Lyrebird Park, East Nowra)
11 players on field at one time including the goalkeeper
Risk Assessment - Nowra
Draws

Senior North Boys and Girls (Unanderra Oval)
11 players on field at one time including the goalkeeper
Risk Assessment - Unanderra
Draws

Junior North Boys and Girls (Ocean Park, Woonona)
9 players on field at one time including the goalkeeper
Risk Assessment - Woonona
Draws

 

Date

Friday 31 July, 2020 (Backup date Friday 14 August, 2020)

Time

The first game will commence at 8.45 am sharp. All schools are asked to assemble by 8.30 am when a team managers' and referees' meeting will take place.

Venue

Junior North (Yr 3 & 4) - Ocean Park, Woonona
Junior South (Yr 3 & 4) - Lyrebird Park, Nowra

Senior North (Yr 5 & 6) - Unanderra Park, Unanderra
Senior South Boys  (Yr 5 & 6) - Terry Reserve, Albion Park
Senior South Girls (Yr 5 & 6) - Darcy Wentworth Oval, Warrawong

Convenor
NORTH REGION VENUES:

Ocean Park, Woonona
(Juniors Yr 3 & 4)
Convener: Brett Murphy (St Francis of Assisi, Warrawong)

Unanderra Park, Unanderra
(Seniors Yr 5 & 6)
Convener: Chris Price (Stella Maris, Shellharbour)

SOUTH REGION VENUES:

Lyrebird Park, Nowra
(Juniors Yr 3 & 4)
Convener: Andrew Allmark (St Michael’s, Nowra)

Terry Reserve, Albion Park
(Seniors Boys Yr 5 & 6)
Convener: Samuel Mattas (St Patrick’s, Port Kembla)

Darcy Wentworth Oval, Warrawong
(Seniors Girls Yr 5 & 6)
Convener: Anna Pulbrook (St Patrick’s, Port Kembla)

Cost

A nomination fee for this carnival of $45.00 per team is due.  This levy will be invoiced by the Catholic Education Office to schools, at the end of the term.

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

You are asked to nominate your teams by completing the online nomination no later than FRIDAY 26th June, 2020 (Week 9, term 2)

 

More Info

The Diocese of Wollongong Sports Council invites your school to participate in the 2020 Soccer Gala day to be held Friday 31 July 2020.

Due to the amazing growth of this event, this year’s gala day will again be played in regional groups with 9 schools invited to participate from each region.

Junior and senior teams will be played at different venues as listed below:

 

NORTH REGION

1. Helensburgh 
2. Thirroul 
3. Bulli 
4. Corrimal
5. Fairy Meadow 
6. Gwynneville 
7. West Wollongong 
8. Unanderra 

SOUTH REGION

1. Milton
2. Nowra
3. Kiama
4. Albion Park
5. Shellharbour
6. Nazareth
7. Dapto
8. Port Kembla
9. Warrawong

THIS IS A PARTICIPATION DAY ONLY. NO FINALS WILL BE PLAYED - NO TROPHIES AWARDED.

Teachers and parents are reminded that the soccer gala days are not formal competitions.
There will be no scores kept, no finals and no winners awarded.

The gala day is designed primarily for student enjoyment of the sport, for the promotion of exercise and a positive sporting experience.

Adults are encouraged to support this philosophy by encouraging students, respecting referees and enjoying the non-competitive nature of the day.

TEAM NOMINATIONS

Your school is invited to nominate junior teams of boys and girls in years 3 and 4, and senior teams of boys and girls in years 5 and 6. Teams are to consist of a maximum of twelve players. If nominating more than one team please distribute players as evenly as possible as not to make one team very strong.

There is a 2 team maximum entry per school per division.

If you would like to enter more than two teams please check with the convener if any extra teams can be accommodated. Where possible teams will be accepted into the draw, however there maybe restrictions due to ground availability.

Each school is to provide 1 referee per team to officiate their games. The convener in each instance will contact local secondary schools to secure some student referees – schools should NOT make contact with secondary schools to secure referees.

SOCCER GALA DAY - CARNIVAL RULES & ORGANISATION
  • The following rules may be adjusted by conveners according to number of entries received.
  • All matches will be conducted as per the rules of the Australian Soccer Association unless altered by conveners. The competition will be on a participation level. No point score will be kept. All participating schools will receive certificates which will be forwarded to team managers on the day of the carnival.
  • The first game will commence at 8.45 am sharp. All schools are asked to assemble by 8.30 am when a team managers’ and referees’ meeting will take place.
  • Games will consist of two 10 minute halves with a 2 minute break at the end of each game. There will be a 1 minute half time break. A hooter will sound for half time and the teams will change ends and recommence playing. A hooter will also sound to indicate the beginning and end of the game to the referees. It is the referee’s whistle that commences and finishes the game. Conveners have the right to vary game timings. Specific details will be outlined when draws are distributed.
  • Any team failing to take the field within five minutes of the hooter will have forfeited that game. 
  • The following number of players (including the goal keeper) are allowed on the field at any one time - Unanderra (11 players), Nowra (11 players), Albion Park (11 players), Warrawong (11 players), Woonona (9 players).
  • Team managers/coaches should monitor games and curb any aggressive behaviour immediately by replacing any players. It will be the teacher’s decision if the student in question can take the field again.
  • All players to wear full uniform including shin pads, and school PE uniform. NO JEWELLERY is to be worn. If an item of jewellery cannot be taken off it is to be taped.
  • Substitutions can be made at any time during the game. An injured player may be substituted.
  • If an injury occurs both teams may make positional changes. No additional time will be added to the game due to injury. The game is to recommence as soon as possible.
  • It is anticipated that medical staff or St John’s Ambulance will be providing first aid treatment on the day. The blood bin rule will apply and therefore any child who is bleeding will need to leave the field to be treated. It would be advisable to have band-aids/first aid on hand in case of minor injuries.
  • Each SCHOOL is to provide one competent referee per team to officiate their game.
  • Referees are to be distinguishable from teams participating in the game.
  • Parents may officiate as referees.
  • Each team is to supply a soccer ball and take this ball to all games.
  • A team manager, who should be a teacher, should also accompany the squad.
  • Canteen facilities are to be confirmed – schools are recommended to advise students to bring own food and drinks for the day. Sun protection and school tent or shade cloth is also recommended.
Wet Weather

Where possible a decision will be made the day before around 12.30pm.
Cancellation on the day will follow the wet weather guidelines. A decision will be made
between carnival convener and executive officer around 6.30am. From there the
following will occur:

  • A message will be sent to all sports coordinators mobile phones via the global SMS
  • A message will be placed on the CEO Twitter feed accessed via the sports homepage
  • for all to see
  • Radio stations will be contacted before 7.00am on the morning of the carnival.
  • In the event of a cancellation schools will need to put local management plans in place.
  • Back to Sport Choice

Aug 6 - Athletics 2020 Western Region

Parking Information for Campbelltown Stadium 

Events Program 

School Information and Athletes with Disabilities Form

Risk Assessment
*Note Campbelltown athletes track will also have their own risk assessment plan.

Code of Conduct

Date

Thursday 6 August 2020

Diocesan Selection Trials - Tuesday 18 August, 2020
*the top 4 place getters from this carnival are invited to attend.

MacKillop Selection Trials - Monday 21 September, 2020
*the top 2 place getters from the selection trials will be selected in the Wollongong team for the MacKIllop trials

Time

8:15am    Teams arrive
8:30am    Team managers meeting, officials called
8:45am    First events marshalled
1:45-2:00pm    Presentations, carnival concludes

Venue

Campbelltown Athletics Track

Convenor

Jessica Flegg
St Francis Catholic College
Edmondson Park

Cost

$12.00 per student

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

The following nominations are ALL due by Monday 27 July 2020

  • Team entries sending Names and Names2 file by email
  • School officials and data form
  • Athletes with disabilities (AWD) should be entered in your normal team entry. AWD should have their classification entered next to their surname 
Contact

john.sparks@dow.catholic.edu.au

More Info
AGE DIVISIONS 

Age Divisions:

  • 8 years, 9 years, 10 years, 11 years, 12 years, 13 years

Categories:

  • Junior:  8 years, 9 years, 10 years, 11 years
  • Senior: 12 years, 13 years

A competitor whose significant birthday occurs during the current year is eligible for that age event only. No competitor shall enter both junior and senior events nor in two age events, including relays. Non-adherence to this rule will see the competitor disqualified and no points awarded to that competitor or their school.

EVENTS
TRACK
  • 100 metres: 8 years, 9 years, 10 years, 11 years, 12 years, 13 years
  • 200 metres: Junior, 11 years, Senior
  • 800 metres: Junior, 11 years, Senior
  • 4 x 100 metres relays: Junior (8,9,10), Senior (11,12, 13)  - NO 11 year old relay division is contested
  • AWD 100m Juniors 8, 9,10 years Seniors 11,12,13 years
  • AWD 200m Juniors 8, 9,10 years Seniors 11,12,13 years - boys & girls together
FIELD
  • High Jump: Junior, 11 years, Senior
  • Long Jump: Junior, 11 years, Senior
  • Shot Put: Junior (2kg), 11 years (2kg), Senior (3kg)
  • Discus: Junior (500 gms), 11 years (750 gms), Senior (750gms)
  • AWD Long Jump Juniors 8, 9,10 years Seniors 11,12,13 years
  • AWD Shot Put Juniors 8, 9,10 years Seniors 11,12,13 years - (AWD events will be staged with boys & girls together)
Footwear and Spikes

Spikes are permitted in the 100m, 200m and relay events.
Maximum spike length is 7mm for track and Long Jump and 9mm for High Jump. Spikes will not be permitted in 800m events. 
All competitors must wear footwear.

NUMBER OF COMPETITORS

Each school may enter the following number of competitors in the events listed. Competitors nominated for the 100m and 200m events should be seeded, that is, the fastest runner should be entered in heat 1, and the second fastest runner in heat 2

TRACK
  • 100m
    • 8 years - 2, 11 years - 2
    • 9 years - 2, 12 years - 2
    • 10 years - 2, 13 years - 2
  • 200m
    • Junior - 2, 11 years - 2, Senior - 2
  • 800m
    • Junior - 1, 11 years - 1, Senior - 1
  • Relays
    • Junior 4 x 100m - 1
    • NO 11 year old relay division is contested
    • Senior 4 x 100m - 1
Field

Each school may enter one (1) athlete in the high jump, Long Jump, Discus and Shot Put events. 

  • Junior Shot Put, Junior High Jump, Junior Discus, Junior Long Jump
  • 11 years Shot Put, 11 years High Jump, 11 years Discus, 11 years Long Jump
  • Senior Shot Put, Senior High Jump, Senior Discus, Senior Long Jump

Events for students with disabilities will be staged in male and female 100m track AWD, 200m track AWD, long jump AWD and shot put AWD.

Two entries per events. AWD age categories - Juniors 8, 9,10 years & Seniors 11,12,13 years.
Please note students can also nominate to compete in the 800m and discuss event at the MacKillop Trials.

In the event of extreme weather conditions the carnival convener, executive officer of the diocesan sports council and the carnival referees reserve the right to use 100m heat results in lieu of running finals.

Last year's winner Narellan Vale (overall point score), Oran Park (boys point score), Narellan Vale (girls point score) and Moss Vale (small schools) are reminded to bring their trophies to the carnival.

1500m Event

The 1500m event (in boys and girls Junior, 11 years and Senior divisions) is included in the MacKillop athletics program for this year, 2020.
The event WILL NOT be added to the regional carnival at this time, however it will be added to the selection trial day to be held at Beaton Park on Tuesday 18 August.  The event should be for athletes who have run this event before and have proof of times. This is a not a 'come and try' event and athletes should meet the qualifying standards listed below before nominating. Please note that the 1500m and 800m events will be run on the same day at the selection trials.

Qualifying Times
Boys Junior (8 –10 years) – 5:30.00, Boys 11 years – 5:20.00, Boys Seniors (12 –13 years) – 5:15.00
Girls Junior (8 –10 years) – 5:45.00, Girls 11 years – 5:40.00, Girls Seniors (12 – 13 years) – 5:30.00

To nominate for the 1500m event please use this link. All nominations will be collated in age divisions and your school will be advised. If numbers are low, some of the 1500m events may be combined at the selection trials. The top two (2) place getters in each division will represent Wollongong at the MacKillop trials in September. Nominations for the 1500m event close on Friday 7 August, 2020. 

ENTERING YOUR TEAM

• All schools will be expected to submit their entries via E-mail. This can be done by exporting your rep teams from your sports carnival manager program if you use it at school level. (two files - names and names2 are to be emailed). Alternatively, a download entry program will be provided to each school on the sports sites CEO homepage  (https://sites.google.com/a/dow.catholic.edu.au/sport-sites/) to assist with your data entry and team organisation. Entries will need to include First Name, Surname, Date of Birth and Event Numbers. Entries should be emailed to john.sparks@dow.catholic.edu.au . You will need FileMaker Pro on your computer to access and work the downloaded program.

• Your entry should list clearly the name of each competitor, the competitor's age, date of birth and then all event numbers that the student is entered in. (Each competitor's name should only appear once, please list the full first name starting with a capital letter – do not use upper case for all letters).

• To simplify data entry for events where more than 1 (one) competitor is required please represent your competitors in either Heat 1 or Heat 2. This will assist in programming heats.

ENTRIES ARE DUE BY Monday, 27 July 2020 to John Sparks

You will be entering each competitor's name once only and then the appropriate event numbers. Please follow instructions and call if you run into difficulties.

There are two links above one for program of events and school data form containing primary enrolment number, team manager and nominated officials. The school data form is to be emailed John Sparks (john.sparks@dow.catholic.edu.au) CEO by Monday 27 July 2020.

Aug 11 - Athletics 2020 South Coast

South Coast Athletics Event Program

School Information and Athletes with Disabilities Form

Risk Assessment
*Note Beaton Park athletes track will also have their own risk assessment plan.

Code of Conduct

Date

Tuesday 11 August, 2020 (Backup Date TBA)

Diocesan Selection Trials - Tuesday 18 August, 2020
*the top 4 place getters from this carnival are invited to attend.

MacKillop Selection Trials - Monday 21 September, 2020
*the top 2 place getters from the selection trials will be selected in the Wollongong team for the MacKillop trials

Time

8:00am    Teams arrive
8:15am    Team managers meeting, officials called
8:30am    First events marshalled
2:45-3:00pm    Presentations, carnival concludes

Venue

Kerryn McCann Athletics Centre - Beaton Park, Gwynneville

Convenor

John Sparks 
CEO Wollongong

Cost

$12.00 per student (to be invoiced at the end of Term 3)

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

The following nominations are ALL due by Monday 27 July 2020

  • Team entries sending Names and Names2 file by email to John Sparks
  • School officials and data form
  • Athletes with disabilities (AWD) should be entered in your normal team entry. AWD should have their classification entered next to their surname. 
Contact

John Sparks

More Info
AGE DIVISIONS AND EVENTS

Age Divisions are:

  • 8 years, 9 years, 10 years, 11 years, 12 years, 13 years

Categories are:

  • Junior:  8 years, 9 years, 10 years, 11 years
  • Senior: 12 years, 13 years

A competitor whose significant birthday occurs during the current year is eligible for that age event only. No competitor shall enter both junior and senior events nor in two age events, including relays. Non-adherence to this rule will see the competitor disqualified and no points awarded to that competitor or their school.

Events are conducted in boys and girls divisions:

TRACK
  • 100 metres:    8 years, 9 years, 10 years, 11 years, 12 years, 13 years
  • 200 metres:    Junior, 11 years, Senior
  • 800 metres:    Junior, 11 years, Senior
  • 4 x 100 metres relays: Junior (8,9,10), Senior (11,12, 13)  - NO 11 year old relay division is contested
  • AWD 100m Juniors 8, 9,10 years, Seniors 11,12,13 years
  • AWD 200m Juniors 8, 9,10 years, Seniors 11,12,13 years - boys & girls together
FIELD
  • High Jump:   Junior, 11 years, Senior
  • Long Jump:   Junior, 11 years, Senior
  • Shot Put:      Junior (2kg), 11 years (2kg), Senior (3kg)
  • Discus:         Junior (500 gms), 11 years (750 gms), Senior (750gms)
  • AWD Long Jump Juniors 8, 9,10 years, Seniors 11,12,13 years
  • AWD Shot Put Juniors 8, 9,10 years, Seniors 11,12,13 years - (AWD events will be staged with boys & girls together)
FOOTWEAR AND SPIKES

Spikes are permitted in the 100m, 200m and relay events.
Maximum spike length is 7mm for track and Long Jump and 9mm for High Jump. Spikes will not be permitted in 800m events. 
All competitors must wear footwear.

NUMBER OF COMPETITORS

Each school may enter the following number of competitors in the events listed. Competitors nominated for the 100m and 200m events should be seeded, that is, the fastest runner should be entered in heat 1, and the second fastest runner in heat 2

100m

  • 8 years - 2, 11 years - 2
  • 9 years - 2, 12 years - 2
  • 10 years - 2, 13 years - 2

200m

  • Junior - 2, 11 years - 2, Senior - 2

800m

  • Junior - 1, 11 years - 1, Senior - 1

Relays

  • Junior 4 x 100m - 1
  • NO 11 year old relay division is contested
  • Senior 4 x 100m - 1

Field

Each school may enter one (1) athlete in the high jump, Long Jump, Discus and Shot Put events. 

  • Junior       Shot Put, Junior High Jump, Junior Discus, Junior Long Jump
  • 11 years   Shot Put, 11 years High Jump, 11 years Discus, 11 years Long Jump
  • Senior      Shot Put, Senior High Jump, Senior Discus, Senior Long Jump

Events for students with disabilities (Para-Athletes) will be staged in the 100m, 200m, Long Jump and Shot Put. Schools can enter two students to for each of these events. Age categories are Juniors  - 8, 9,10 years, Seniors  - 11,12,13 years. Please note that Para Athletes can also nominate for the 800 metre track and discus event to be held at the MacKillop trials.

In the event of extreme weather conditions the carnival convener, executive officer of the diocesan sports council and the carnival referees reserve the right to use 100m heat results in lieu of running finals.

Last year's winner Kiama (overall point score), Kiama (boys point score), Bulli (girls point score) and Milton (small schools) are reminded to bring their trophies to the carnival.

1500M EVENT

The 1500m event (in boys and girls Junior, 11 years and Senior divisions) is included in the MacKillop athletics program for this year, 2020.
The event WILL NOT be added to the regional carnival at this time, however it will be added to the selection trial day to be held at Beaton Park on Tuesday 18 August.  The event should be for athletes who have run this event before and have proof of times. This is a not a 'come and try' event and athletes should meet the qualifying standards listed below before nominating. Please note that the 1500m and 800m events will be run on the same day at the selection trials.

Qualifying Times
Boys Junior (8 –10 years) – 5:30.00, Boys 11 years – 5:20.00, Boys Seniors (12 –13 years) – 5:15.00
Girls Junior (8 –10 years) – 5:45.00, Girls 11 years – 5:40.00, Girls Seniors (12 – 13 years) – 5:30.00

To nominate for the 1500m event please use this link. All nominations will be collated in age divisions and your school will be advised. If numbers are low, some of the 1500m events may be combined at the selection trials. The top two (2) place getters in each division will represent Wollongong at the MacKillop trials in September. Nominations for the 1500m event close on Friday 7 August, 2020. 

ENTERING YOUR TEAM

• All schools will be expected to submit their entries via E-mail. This can be done by exporting your rep teams from your sports carnival manager program if you use it at school level. (two files - names and names2 are to be emailed). Alternatively, a download entry program will be provided to each school on the sports sites CEO homepage  (https://sites.google.com/a/dow.catholic.edu.au/sport-sites/) to assist with your data entry and team organisation. Entries will need to include First Name, Surname, Date of Birth and Event Numbers. Entries should be emailed to john.sparks@dow.catholic.edu.au . You will need FileMaker Pro on your computer to access and work the downloaded program.

• Your entry should list clearly the name of each competitor, the competitor's age, date of birth and then all event numbers that the student is entered in. (Each competitor's name should only appear once, please list the full first name starting with a capital letter – do not use upper case for all letters).

• To simplify data entry for events where more than 1 (one) competitor is required please represent your competitors in either Heat 1 or Heat 2. This will assist in programming heats.

ENTRIES ARE DUE BY Monday, 27 July 2020 to John Sparks

You will be entering each competitor's name once only and then the appropriate event numbers. Please follow instructions and call if you run into difficulties.

There are two links above one for program of events and school data form containing primary enrolment number, team manager and nominated officials. The school data form is to be emailed John Sparks (john.sparks@dow.catholic.edu.au) CEO by Monday 27 July 2020.

Aug 27 - Soccer 2020 Western Region Gala Day - Tahmoor

Online Nomination Link

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Gala Day Philosophy

Football Draws

Date

Thursday 27 August, 2020
Backup date Thursday 3 September 2020

Venue

Tahmoor Sports Ground - NEW Field Map as at Aug 26, 2019

Convenor

Glenn Crawford
St Anthony's, Picton

Cost

$45.00 per team

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

Online Nominations close FRIDAY 26 JUNE 2020 (WEEK 9 TERM 2)

Contact

glenn.crawford@dow.catholic.edu.au

More Info
Schools

St Paul's, Camden
St Justin's, Oran Park
St Anthony's, Picton
St Thomas Aquinas, Bowral
St Michael's, Mittagong
St Paul's, Moss Vale

Junior Boys - Yrs 3/4 - 9 a side (small sided game) recommended maximum 13 players
Senior Boys – Yrs 5/6 - 11 a side (full field) recommended maximum 13 players

Junior Girls – Yrs 3/4 - 9 a side (small sided game) recommended maximum 11 players per side
Senior Girls – Yrs 5/6 - 11 a side (full field) recommended maximum 13 players per side

Games will be two 7 minute halves with a direct turnaround at half time (1 minute between games)
Teams are to be ready to take the field immediately after the preceding game.
A draw will be emailed to school contacts once all nominations have been received.

Canteen facilities will be available. Schools will be emailed items for sale

ENTRIES CLOSE FRIDAY 26 JUNE (WEEK 9 TERM 2)

Sep 17 - 18 - Basketball South Coast Gala Day Junior & Senior 2020

Online Nomination Link

Code of Conduct

Gala Day Philosophy


Thursday 17th September
Junior Boys, Junior Girls (Students should be in Year 3 or 4) Shellharbour Sports Stadium 
Risk Assessment
Draw

Thursday 17th September
Junior Boys, Junior Girls (Students should be in Year 3 or 4)  Berkeley
Risk Assessment
Draw

Thursday 17th September
Junior Boys, Junior Girls (Students should be in Year 3 or 4)  Beaton Park
Risk Assessment
Draw

Friday 18th September
Senior Boys, Senior Girls (Students should be in Year 5 or 6) Shellharbour Sports Stadium 
Risk Assessment
Draw

Friday 18th September
Senior Boys, Senior Girls (Students should be in Year 5 or 6)  Berkeley
Risk Assessment
Draw

Friday 18th September
Senior Boys, Senior Girls (Students should be in Year 5 or 6) Beaton Park
Risk Assessment
Draw

 

Date

17th September, 2020 Junior Boys & Girls (Years 3 & 4)
18th September, 2020 Senior Girls & Boys (Years 5 & 6)

Time

8:30am Start - 3:00pm

Venue

Thursday 17th September: BerkeleyShellharbour Sports StadiumBeaton Park
Junior Boys, Junior Girls (Students should be in Year 3 or 4)

Friday 18th September: BerkeleyShellharbour Sports StadiumBeaton Park
Senior Boys, Senior Girls (Students should be in Year 5 or 6)

Convenor

Shellharbour Stadium
Michelle Masterson (Nazareth Primary School, Shellharbour)

Illawarra Sports Stadium, Berkeley
Lauren Mitchell (St John's, Dapto)

Beaton Park, Snakepit Gwynneville
Kath Collins (Wollongong CEO)

 

Cost

$90 per team schools will be invoiced at the end of Term

Transport

All schools/students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

Schools are asked to nominate their teams online by midday on Friday 28th August, 2020

More Info

The Diocese of Wollongong Sports Council invites your school to participate in the 2020 Regional Basketball Carnival to be held on Thursday 17th September and Friday 18th September, Beaton Park Snakepit, Illawarra Sports Stadium, Hooka Creek Road Berkeley and Shellharbour Sports Stadium. 

Thursday 17th September: Beaton Park, Berkeley & Shellharbour Sports Stadium (If required)
Junior Boys, Junior Girls (Students should be in Year 3 or 4)

Friday 18th September: Beaton Park, Berkeley & Shellharbour Sports Stadium
Senior Boys, Senior Girls, (Students should be in Year 5 or 6)

Your school is invited to nominate two teams of girls and boys for both Junior and Senior categories. Where possible extra teams will be placed in the draw but this will depend on overall entries received. Schools are reminded that if they send multiple teams that they should be adequately supervised. It is too hard for one adult to run more than 1 or 2 teams on the day so please note this in your organisation.

Schools are asked to nominate their teams by completing the online details on the sports sites link. Online nominations should be completed by midday on Friday 28th August, 2020.

To assist in the facilitation of the carnival a levy of $90 per team is required. This will be invoiced to schools at the end of the term by the Catholic Education Office. No payment is required prior to the carnival.

Looking forward to seeing you all represented at the carnival.

A referee must be provided by each team to officiate at every game played. We will be attempting to secure the support of secondary schools to source referees but individual schools are asked to find referees to assist just in case. Individual schools are reminder NOT to make contact with secondary school sport coordinators for this purpose.

Teams are to consist of a maximum of ten players. If nominating two teams please grade them.

Sep 17 - 18 - Basketball 2020 Gala Days Junior & Senior Western Region

Online Nomination Link

Code of Conduct

Gala Day Philosophy

Risk Assessment

Minto Indoor Sports Stadium
9 Redfern Road, Minto


Thursday 17th September
Junior Boys, Junior Girls (Students should be in Year 3 or 4) 
Draw

Friday 18th September
Senior Boys, Senior Girls (Students should be in Year 3 or 4) 
Draw

Date

Thursday 17 September, 2020:   Junior Boys, Junior Girls (students should be in Year 3 or 4)
Friday 18 September, 2020:  Senior Boys and Girls (students should be in year 5 or 6)

Time

8:30am start - 2:30pm

Venue

Minto Indoor Sports Stadium
9 Redfern Road, Minto

Convenor

Jill Crescini 
St John the Evangelist, Campbelltown

Cost

$90.00 per team. Schools will be invoiced at the end of the term.

Transport

All schools/students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

Schools are asked to nominate their teams online by Friday 30 August 2019.

More Info

Your school is invited to nominate one team of girls and boys for Junior and Senior categories. The draw may be able to accommodate more than one team per school in each division. For those schools wishing to nominate more than 1 team please indicate this on your nomination.  Schools will be informed if any additional teams are able to play once all nominations have been received.

Schools are strongly encouraged to bring their own referee/s. Your referee/s will officiate your own team’s games. We will be seeking students from Mt Carmel College to cover some games but there is no guarantee at this stage that that their school refs will be available. If there is an occasional referee shortage the school team manager may need to officiate some games on the day.

This year, games will be controlled by a central hooter and be a straight 20 minutes with no half time and 1 min between games. Teams are to consist of a maximum of ten players. If nominating two teams please grade them.

To assist in the facilitation of the carnival a levy of $90 per team is required. This will be invoiced to schools at the end of the term by the Catholic Education Office. No payment is required prior to the carnival.

Looking forward to seeing you all represented at the carnival.

RULES FOR BASKETBALL GALA DAY
  • Unlimited substitutions may be made at any time.
  • No cross court rule (ball may be passed back over half way).
  • No 3 second rule.
  • No foul counts however referees may sit a player off if they are continually fouling.
  • First pass after a goal is to be uncontested.
  • Referees will be told to pull up blatant travelling, double dribbling and fouls but to
  • generally let play go and explain to students what they should be doing, especially with the juniors
  • No scoring will be kept.
  • Times will run off a central buzzer. Straight 20 minute games. No half time. 2 minutes between games.
  • All teams are encouraged to make sure that all players have equal game time.
  • Size 5 ball will be used

Oct 15 - Cricket Gala Day (Yrs 5 & 6) 2020

Online Nomination Link

Risk Assessment

Thomas Dalton Park Ground Map

Sporting Code of Conduct

Wollongong Diocese Gala Day Philosophy

Boys Cricket Gala Day Draw

Girls Cricket Gala Day Draw

Rules

Gala Day Information

Date

Thursday 15 October, 2020 (Backup Date 29th October, 2020)

Time

All Teams meet at Thomas Dalton Park (South), Fairy Meadow by 8:30/9:00am finishing at 2:30pm

First game will begin at 9:15am

Venue

Thomas Dalton Park (South), Fairy Meadow 

Convenor

Amy Moran
Nazareth Catholic Primary School
3 Glider Ave
Shellharbour City NSW 2529 

Cost

$45 per team schools will be invoiced at the end of Term.

Transport

All schools/students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

Online nominations, ENTRIES CLOSE ON Wednesday 16 September, 2020

NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED

More Info
SCHOOL ENTRIES AND TEAM NUMBERS

Schools can nominate 2 teams maximum in each of the boys and girls divisions. Extra teams can be requested but these will only be approved once all nominations are received and draws are completed. 8 students per team only, 8 play on the field at once. Please limit your teams to 8 as extra players will slow up play. Students must be in year 5 or 6

EQUIPMENT

No need to bring any equipment - conveners will supply all bats, stumps, balls. It may be advisable to bring a shade structure for team members when not on the field. Shade structures should be secured to avoid movement in any wind conditions.

UNIFORM 

Children to wear their school sports uniform

OTHER 

There will be a recess (10:45-11:00) and lunch break (12:30-1:00). Canteen will not be opened. There maybe some food and coffee vans available but this will be advised closer to the day.

EQUIPMENT

No need to bring any equipment - conveners will supply all bats, stumps, balls. Children may bring their own bats if they wish, however no responsibility will be taken by the school or organisers should the bats get lost, stolen or damaged. Children must be responsible for their own equipment on the day. As we are using soft balls, no protective equipment such as pads, is necessary. The pitches are also on grass, so no studded shoes are required either. It may be advisable to bring a shade structure for team members when not on the field. Shade structures should be secured to avoid movement in any wind conditions.

UNIFORM

Children to wear their school sports uniform. Normal joggers can be worn.

OTHER

There will be a recess and lunch break. Please be aware that the games are being played at South Dalton Park, Fairy Meadow across three pitches and surrounding touch fields. We will have a NSW Cricket Development Officers or Nazareth Staff at each ground for supervision and two first aid officers will be supplied. Due to the spread of the grounds, please make sure that each team has a teacher / manager to assist them. We would also recommend that schools supply a first aid kit with bandaids etc for each team.

Could you please ensure that all students have appropriate sun safety protection; ie water bottle, hat and sunscreen.

Rules and Regulations Overview

  • Eight-a-side cricket, each team bats for eight overs
  • All players bowl one over
  • All fielders must rotate clockwise at the completion of every over 
  • Players may bowl underarm (1 bounce before batter (2 bounces for girls)– otherwise a no-ball)
  • All overs are bowled from one end of the wicket
  • Wide – a delivery out of reach of the batter. 2 runs are awarded to the batting team AND the batters cannot run (dead ball)
  • No Ball – a delivery reaching the batter either over the waist on the full OR above the shoulder after bouncing – 2 runs are awarded to the batting team AND the batters can score additional runs from this delivery (unlike a wide)
  • Byes – runs taken without the batter hitting the ball or the ball striking their body 
  • Leg Byes – runs scored off the legs or body 
  • Teams are strongly encouraged to ensure that every player bats during the day
  • Batters retire at 20 runs and can return if all other batters are dismissed
  • Methods of dismissal - Bowled, Caught, Hit-wicket, Run-out (Umpires discretion), Stumped (Umpires discretion).
  • A ball reaching the boundary after contacting the ground = 4 runs
  • A ball reaching the boundary on the full = 6 runs
  • The team with the highest score is the winner (if scores are equal the team losing the least number of wickets is the winner)

Oct 30 - Softball Girls - 2021 Selection Trials - Paper Trial ONLY

Online Nomination Link

Date

Nominations close on Friday 30 October 2020

Venue

Paper trial ONLY

Nominations

Sports Coordinators will need to complete the online nomination form for each student attending the trial.

Nominations for these trials close Friday 30 October 2020

More Info
CRITERIA AND INFORMATION
  • A squad of suitably credentialed & experienced students will be invited to participate in the NSW MacKillop Trials to be staged in Sydney on a date to be confirmed
  • Information, online registration, consent forms and levy details for the MacKillop selection trials will be supplied to all selected players
  • All nominations must be completed by the school sports coordinator and submitted online when approved by the Principal
  • Students should know the game well, play regularly and be familiar with the rules of softball. Players who are District/Association representatives are encouraged to nominate for these trials. Schools are encouraged to nominate regular softball players only - those who display potential to represent at a higher level. Do not nominate students who do not play softball 
  • The Convener has the final say on nominations and suitability of students to progress to the next MacKillop level
  • Students selected to attend the MacKillop trial will be notified with all information. Transport to venue will be the parent’s responsibility. Students must come suitably dressed in softball attire, with helmet and other relevant protective gear. Children are to bring their own bat, glove, lunch and a water bottle.

Oct 30 - Softball - Boys 2021 Selection Trials - Paper Trial ONLY

Online Nomination Link

Date

Nominations close on Friday 30 October 2020

Venue

PAPER TRIAL ONLY

Nominations

Sports Coordinators will need to complete the online nomination form for each student attending the trial.

Nominations for these trials close Friday 30 October 2020

 

More Info
CRITERIA AND INFORMATION
  • Squad of suitably credentialed & experienced students will be invited to participate in the NSW MacKillop Trials to be staged in tba on tba.
  • Information, online registration, consent forms and levy details for the MacKillop selection trials will be supplied to all selected players
  • All nominations must be completed by the school sports coordinator and submitted online when approved by the Principal
  • Students should know the game well, play regularly and be familiar with the rules of softball. Players who are District/Association representatives are encouraged to nominate for these trials. Schools are encouraged to nominate regular softball players only - those who display potential to represent at a higher level. Do not nominate students who do not play softball.
  • The Convener has the final say on nominations and suitability of students to progress to the next MacKillop level
  • Students selected to attend the MacKillop trial will be notified with all information. Transport to venue will be the parent’s responsibility. Students must come suitably dressed in softball attire, with helmet and other relevant protective gear. Children are to bring their own bat, glove, lunch and a water bottle.

 

Oct 30 - Cricket Girls - 2021 Selection Paper Trial Only

Date

Nominations close on Friday 30 October 2020

Venue

PAPER TRIAL ONLY

Nominations

Sports Coordinators will need to complete the online nomination form for each student attending the trial.

Nominations for these trials close Friday 30 October 2020

More Info
CRITERIA AND INFORMATION
  • Girls who satisfy the criteria will be invited to attend the MacKillop Trials to be held in venue and date to be confirmed for selection into the MacKillop team. Details and dates to be confirmed
  • Students who nominate should be talented year 5 students who have regular cricket experience and possible representative background. Exceptional year 4 students will be considered but these cases must be cleared with the convener
  • All nominations must be completed by the school sports coordinator and submitted online when approved by the Principal
  • The Convener has the final say on nominations and suitability of students to progress to the next MacKillop level
  • Experience has shown that girls with representative experience make the team. Please limit your nominations to representative/elite players
  • Students selected to attend the MacKillop trial will be notified with all information. Transport to venue will be the parent’s responsibility. Students must come suitably dressed in cricket whites or school PE uniform, with caps. Children are to bring their own cricket ball and are encouraged to bring their own bat, gloves, pad, lunch and a water bottle.

 

Nov 10 - Cricket - Boys 2021 Selection Trials (No Year 6)

Online Nomination Link

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Date

10 November, 2020 (Back up Wednesday 18th November 2020)

Time

9:00am - 1:30pm (depending on numbers)

Venue

Figtree Park, Figtree
(next door to Westfield Shopping Centre, Figtree - entry off Princes Highway, Figtree)

Convenor

Sam Mattas
St Patrick's Catholic Parish Primary School
Port Kembla 

Brett Murphy
St Francis of Assisi, Warrawong

Cost

No cost

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

Sports Coordinators will need to complete the online nomination form for each student attending the trial.

Nominations for these trials close Friday 30 October, 2020

More Info
  • A squad of 9 players will be selected to participate in MacKillop trials.
  • These trials are for talented year 5 students who have regular cricket experience and representative background. Exceptional year 4 students will be considered but these cases must be cleared with the convener.
  • All nominations must be completed by the school sports coordinator and submitted online when approved by the Principal
  • The Convener has complete control of the trials and may vary a condition
  • Experience has shown that boys with representative experience make the team. Please limit your nominations to representative/elite players
  • Students attending the trial must come suitably dressed in cricket whites or school PE uniform, with caps. Children are to bring their own cricket ball and are encouraged to bring their own bat, gloves, helmet, pads, lunch and a water bottle.

 

Nov 17 - Basketball Boys - 2021 Selection Trials (No Year 6 Students)

Online Nomination Link

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Date

17 November, 2020

Time

9:00am to 12 noon (depending on numbers)

Venue

Beaton Park 'Snakepit' Wollongong

Convenor

Michelle Masterson 
Nazareth Catholic Primary School
Shellharbour City

Cost

No cost

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

Sports Coordinators will need to complete the online nomination form for each student attending the trial.

Nominations for these trials close Friday 30 October, 2020

More Info
  • A team of 8-10 players will be selected to go to participate in the NSW MacKillop Trials to be staged in Wollongong in March.
  • Details and costings for the MacKillop Trials will be issued to all selected players.
  • All nominations must be completed by the school sports coordinator and submitted online when approved by the Principal.
  • Students should be talented basketball players. It is recommended that they have represented at local Association level (eg. Illawarra Hawks Div 1 or 2, Campbelltown Ghosts) or equivalent. They should display a high skill level with the potential to represent the diocese
  • These trials are for talented year 5 students who have regular basketball experience and representative background. Exceptional year 4 students will be considered but these cases must be cleared with the convener
  • All trialists will require appropriate playing gear, including a numbered singlet, a water bottle and a basketball
  • The Convener has complete control of the trials and may vary any condition. If you have any doubts over whether to send a student to the trial you should contact the trial convener. Your school may need to schedule a school based trial if you have a number of students interested in this sport.

Nov 17 - Basketball Girls - 2021 Selection Trials (No Year 6 Students)

Online Nomination Link

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Date

17 November, 2020

Time

9:00am to 11:30am (Depending on numbers)

Venue

Beaton Park Snakepit,
Gwynneville

Convenor

Jill Crescini
St John the Evangelist,
Campbelltown

Cost

No Cost

Transport

All Students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

SPORTS COORDINATORS WILL NEED TO COMPLETE THE ONLINE NOMINATION FORM FOR EACH STUDENT ATTENDING THE TRIAL.
NOMINATIONS FOR THESE TRIALS CLOSE Friday 30 OCTOBER, 2020

More Info
  • A team of 8-10 players will be selected to go to participate in the NSW MacKillop Trials to be staged at Wollongong in March.
  • Details and costings for the MacKillop Trials will be issued to all selected players
  • All nominations must be completed by the school sports coordinator and submitted online when approved by the Principal
  • Students should be talented basketball players. It is recommended that they have represented at local Association level (eg. Illawarra Hawks Div 1 or 2, Campbelltown Ghosts) or equivalent. They should display a high skill level with the potential to represent the diocese
  • These trials are for talented year 5 students who have regular basketball experience and representative background. Exceptional year 4 students will be considered but these cases must be cleared with the convener
  • All trialists will require appropriate playing gear, including a numbered singlet, a water bottle and a basketball
  • The Convener has complete control of the trials and may vary any condition. If you have any doubts over whether to send a student to the trial you should contact the trial convener. Your school may need to schedule a school based trial if you have a number of students interested in this sport.

Nov 17 - Tennis Girls and Boys - 2021 Selection Trials (No Year 6)

Online Nomination Link

Risk Assessment

Code of Conduct

Date

Tuesday 17 November, 2020 (Backup Tuesday 24 November, 2020)

Time

9:00am - 2:30pm (time will vary depending on trial numbers

Venue

Beaton Park Tennis Club
Gwynneville

Convenor

Beth Riolo
Catholic Education Office
Wollongong NSW 2500

Cost

$8.00 (to be paid to trial convener on the day)

Transport

All students will need to make their own way to and from the venue.

Nominations

Sports Coordinators will need to complete the online nomination form for each student attending the trial.

Nominations for these trials close Friday 30 October, 2020

More Info
  • A team of 8 players (4 boys and 4 girls) will be selected to go to participate in the NSW MacKillop Trials to be staged in Wollongong in March.
  • Information, consent forms and levy details for the MacKillop selection trials will be issued to all selected players
  • All nominations must be completed by the school sports coordinator and submitted online when approved by the Principal
  • Students should have had extensive tennis experience, play regular competition and display ability to represent at MacKillop level
  • All trialists will require appropriate playing gear including racquet, sun protection and a water bottle
  • The Convener has complete control of the trials and may vary any condition
  • If you have any doubts over whether to send a student to the trial you should contact the trial convener.