The JETS (Junior Encouragement and Talent Squad) is the official Little Athletics NSW development program for dual-age group athletes. It aims to recognise, reward and foster emerging talent in the sport. The program gives athletes up to the U17 age group (minimum age U12) the opportunity to develop their skills, knowledge and performances to a higher level in an enjoyable social environment.
What does the program offer?
JETS is a camp based program that offers athletes an opportunity to live and breathe athletics in a fun environment. The camps will provide quality training sessions, workshops & fun team bonding activities.
Who is eligible?
Any athlete who is registered as a dual athlete (Little Athletics NSW & Athletics NSW, U12-U17 age groups) and achieved the standards in their chosen event. Click HERE to check the standards. Please use the standards from the age group that the athlete was in the previous season e.g U15 this season can use his/her performance as an U14 age group.
*Standards must be achieved at any LANSW or ANSW competitions, school zone, region, state or nationals but excluding school carnivals) during 2015.
Note: As part of becoming a JETS member you must become dual registered with ANSW for the 2015/16 season. To find out more about dual registration please contact the office on 02 9633 4511. LANSW will organise dual registration on your behalf or alternatively you can organise your own dual registration through ANSW by calling 02 9746 1122.
What are the fees for membership?
The fee for becoming a member of the JETS during the 2015/2016 season is $60 including GST, which entitles membership of the JETS program from 1 October 2015 until 30 September 2016.
Camp 1 – Friday, 30 October to Sunday, 1 November 2015
Camp 2 – Sunday, 10 January to Wednesday, 13 January 2016
Camp 3 – Tuesday, 5 July to Friday, 8 July 2016
All camps to take place at the Sydney Academy of Sport at Narrabeen and are at an additional cost to membership. Attending all camps on offer is not compulsory.
Are there any other conditions of membership?
The standard of behaviour of all JETS members reflects on the image of the JETS program and Little Athletics NSW as a whole. As a condition of membership, athletes will abide by LANSW’s Code of Conduct and Behavioural Guidelines for athletes (See littleathletics.com.au). Serious or continuous breaches of any of the items on the Code of Conduct and/or Behavioural Guidelines, or incidents of any other behaviour that could damage the squad’s or the sport’s image will result in the offending squad member/s being dismissed from the squad, without refund of monies paid.
Where can I find more information about JETS?
For more information go to the Little Athletics NSW website, or phone the LANSW office on 02 9633 4511 or 1800 451 295 (outside Sydney). Email enquiries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2015/16 Registrations are now open!
JETS Event Calendar 2015/2016
(This calendar will be updated as more camps/clinics are confirmed).
JETS Performance Camp
This is a great opportunity to spend a weekend with fellow JETS members in a live-in performance camp environment at the Sydney Academy of Sport & Recreation! The camp will offer great training and fun filled weekend.
Sunday, 10 January, 5.30pm until Wednesday, 13 January, 1.30pm
Sydney Academy of Sport & Recreation, Wakehurst Parkway, NARRABEEN
‘Early Bird’ - Just $299 if application/online registration with payment is received by Friday, 4 December 2015. $359 payable after this date. Includes all meals, accommodation, coaching and activities.
Final Closing Date:
Sunday, 3 January 2016
For more information, click here.