Little Athletics Victoria

E-News: October 2016

Try Something New?


Your Centre's weekly competitions are the main part of Little Athletics Victoria, but did you know that we have other events that you can register for? For our U6 to U8 athletes, we have our Jetstar U6 - U8 State Carnival which is coming up soon and only has limited spots left, so get in quick! For our U9 to U15 athletes, we have our SUBWAY Region Relays, State Multi's and Region Track & Field Championships all coming up.

If you haven't done any of these extra events, why not try something new this season? Representing your Centre at these events are often the highlight of our athletes Little Athletics Journey.

This edition includes: Latest News, Competition News, Upcoming Events, Calendar and Centre Open Days, and news on the SUBWAY Birthday E-Card.

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The world’s greatest athlete, Usain Bolt, will compete and captain the ‘Bolt All-Stars’ in a new sports entertainment series set to revolutionise global track and field.

The 2017 State Track & Field Championships are back at Lakeside Stadium after being in Cranbourne last season. This event will return to the 'Home of Athletics' in Melbourne.


Accessing Results
With the season underway for most Centre's, we hope that you have all been able to access your athlete's results. If you are still having difficulty accessing them through the ResultsHQ platform, please refer to the email that has been sent out by clicking here.

Competition Rules
Little Athletics Australia have a set of standard events for all Associations across Australia. This season Little Athletics Victoria are conforming to these standard events which means the below changes to events will be made at a Region and State level;

70m: U11-U12 - Discontinued
80m Hurdles: U9-U12 - Discontinued
300m Hurdles: U13-U14 - Changed to 200m Hurdles
Triple Jump: U9-U10 - Discontinued
1100m Walk: U9 - Changed to 700m
1500m Walk: U11 - Changed to 1100m


The SUBWAY Region Relay Championships are our main team competition for the season.

19th / 20th of November 2016

The Jetstar U6 - U8 Carnival is taking place at the Tom Kelly Athletics Track, Doncaster East.

27th of November 2016



3/Dec - Doncaster LAC Open Day - Tom Kelly Athletics Track

4/Dec - Cohuna LAC Open Day - Cohuna Recreation Reserve

8/Dec - Zatopek:10 - Lakside Stadium

10/Dec - Jetstar Round - Orange / Jetstar Theme

10/Dec - Knox LAC Open Day - Knox Park Athletics Track

17/Dec - SUBWAY State Relay Championships - Lakeside Stadium




Keep an eye out for your Birthday e-card with an exclusive Subway® offer just for Little Athletics Victoria!


Offer: Happy Birthday! Enjoy one regular Subway Six Inch® Sub and a small cup drink for free on your birthday.


To redeem, bring along a printed copy of the e-card, valid on your birthday.



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