HAPPY NEW YEAR
Firstly before we start our first event for the year, we wish all our members, families and friends a very happy and safe 2022!
We hope you all enjoyed the time off and managed to get away or just spend with the family.
Now I hope you are all excited to catch up with your athletics friends 🙂
Notes for this week
This week is week 7 of our 2021/22 Season and we are running Program C.
All age groups will start at 8.30 am this week! We ask you to arrive by about 8.15 for warm-ups.
We still require lot’s of parent helpers – CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP
Please remember, parent helpers and athlete’s at an event will be the ONLY people allowed into the arena.
With the increased numbers in COVID Cases, we ask that if you have been instructed to isolate, are awaiting test results, considered a close-contact or you have the slightest of symptoms please do not attend tomorrow program. If anyone does arrive tomorrow unwell, or have any symptoms, you will be asked to leave for the safety of all families, participants and volunteers.
We also remind you to please use the hand sanitiser, and all equipment must be sanitized between each group. If you require any assistance, please see one of the COVID Officers or speak to a committee member.
Please note that due to the unavailability of stock, Coles cannot commit to providing bananas to all Little Athletics Centres, so there will be no Bananas at our weekly competition for the next few weeks.
2022 Cranbourne Little Athletics Championship and Personal Best Day
This year our annual Championship and Personal Best Day will be held on Saturday 26th February. All athletes must register for this event.
This is a day where athletes can choose which events they want to do and compete for medals on the day.
Medals are awarded for finishing in the top three, but also if athletes can achieve a number of personal bests on the day.
GCR Track and Field Carnival – 12th and 13th February 2022
Entries for the GCR Track and Field Carnival are now open!
For more information please click the links below.
Please note that there will be NO competition at Casey Fields on the weekend of the GCR Carnival.
CLICK HERE FOR U6-8 ATHLETES
CLICK HERE FOR U9+ ATHLETES
Uniform and Name Tags
All registered athletes MUST be wearing THIS YEARS registration tag and also be in FULL uniform. This includes having the coles patch on your uniform. If you need a Coles Patch, please pick one up from the uniform shop tomorrow.
Last year’s registration tags do not scan and will slow down the electronic timing system. Athletes must also be in full uniform, this includes our centre shirt with Coles Patch. and royal blue shorts. Black, tan or royal blue bike shorts are allowed under uniform shorts. Athletes are not permitted to compete in jumpers or hoodies.
2022/23 Committee Nominations
Committee nomination forms for next season are now open. If you would like to nominate for a role for next season, please see club secretary, Jo, for a nomination form.
If you want to know anything about joining the committee, please have a chat with any of the current committee members or email the club – email@example.com
LAVic Open Days
There are a few Little Athletics Centres/Clubs holding open days in the next few weeks. These are a great chance to get out and compete against other athletes and make some more friends. When at Open Days, be sure to keep your eye out for other Cranbourne Families and support each other.
Training will start up again next week for all age groups! Keep your eyes peeled on social media and your emails for all information. Please remember training for little athletics is completely optional.
Over the past few weeks, we have been holding specialty training sessions for all those that have registered for the 2022 State Combined Event Championships, which will take place on the weekend of the 29-30th of January. All of the athletes have been having fun and learning more and more from all our wonderful volunteer coaches.
Sponsorship & Fundraising Information
We are still chasing some new sponsors, if anyone who owns a local business would like to sponsor our center please get in contact with Chloe via email firstname.lastname@example.org
We already have some great businesses jump on board!