2020 Colgate Games

A new website for the Colgate Games is currently under construction. In the meantime, information about the 2020 Colgate Games will be regularly shared with Club and Centre contacts to forward on to members. If you are a Club or Centre contact and not receiving these newsletters please contact the events team at: competitions@athletics.org.nz.

 

All event information and the regular newsletters will be loaded to the North Island and South Island Colgate Games event pages on Facebook. Click on the links below to visit and follow the event page/s.

 

North Island Colgate Games Event Page

South Island Colgate Games Event Page

About the Colgate Games

For those new to athletics here is a quick summary of how the Colgate Games work:

  • There are two Colgate Games events every January – one in the North Island and one in the South Island
  • Athletes aged 7-14 years registered with any Athletics club are able to attend either event

 

Event Format: 

  • The games run from Friday morning through to Sunday afternoon – with relays being the last events of each day
  • On the Friday morning there is an Opening Ceremony and Marchpast
  • You compete and enter through your Athletics Club and must pre- enter in November
  • Children wear their club uniforms and age flashes
  • Athletes can enter up to five events plus relays

 

Full Meeting Rules and Conditions of Entry will follow later in the year.
 

 

  7-9 years

  10-14 years

  Events

  60m
  100m
  200m
  Long Jump
  Discus
  Shotput

  100m                     Long Jump
  200m                     High Jump
  400m                     Discus
  800m                     Shotput
  1500m                   Hurdles (12-14 only)
  Racewalk

  Format

  Divisions

  Heats, Semis (for some events), Finals

  Results

  Not posted

  Posted online and at the stadium

  Awards

  Pennants for 1st 2nd and 3rd
  in each division

  Medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd
  Finalist ribbons for all finalists

  Relays

  4x100m

  4x100m, Mixed Medley

2020 Colgate Games Newsletters

2020 Colgate Games Newsletter 1: Includes information about the Colgate Games (entries, events etc.) and our North and South Island locations for 2020

2020 Colgate Games Newsletter 2: Your destination guide for Christchurch and Taranaki, our 2020 Colgate Games hosts