Bravehearts Challenge

BRAVEHEARTS CHALLENGE – Sunday 5th November 2017

Venue:  WA Athletics Stadium

UPDATE PLEASE READ:

201718 Ham State Relay Championship Selection

URGENT: Preliminary Relay Squads  for State Relays on Sat 3rd Dec 2017. – click above: Athlete confirmation and coach nominations required by 5pm Monday 6th Nov.
1. Preliminary state relay squads only.
2. For age groups that do not currently have a coach, respective parents to contact the Selections Officer to confirm their availability to coach.
3. Squad members who wish to decline their invitation please contact the nominated coach in the first instance. Otherwise contact the Selections Officer.
4. Confirmation or otherwise must be provided by Monday 6th Nov 5pm. This will allow coaches to commence relay squad training from Tuesday this week.
5. For further details on Relay Squad selection please refer to the Yellow Book.

2017 Venue Map

2017 Centre Parents Roster

2017 PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

Venue:  WA Athletics Stadium

As part of the 2017 Braveharts Challenge, Little Athletics WA is offering a $500 equipment voucher
from Oz Athletics Kids to the centre that displays the most amount of team spirit at the event.

This includes athletes wearing the Bravehearts colours of purple and white, cheering on their fellow
team mates as well as other centres, being respectful to all officials and staff and getting into
the spirit of the event.

The winning centre will be announced at the conclusion of the event and will be judge by Little
Athletics WA.

Please also add the following, which LAWA has said are the Event Specific Rules for the Bravehearts
Challenge:

RULE 808 BRAVEHEARTS CHALLENGE

Overview 1. The aim of the Braveheart’s Challenge is to introduce a fun event for the younger age
groups where they have the opportunity to socialise with other young athletes, whilst raising
awareness of our partnership with Braveheart’s.

Uniform 2. Athletes are encouraged to dress in the Braveheart’s theme of ‘Purple and White’.  Where
theme colours are not worn, Centre or Club uniform is to be worn. 3. Registration bibs, age tags and
any other sponsor patches/badges are to be attached and visible on competition attire.

Nominations 4. Centres shall encourage participation from the U6-U10 age groups to partake in a fun,
introductory event at the WA Athletics Stadium. 5. Centres shall co-ordinate the submission of
nominations for U6 – U10 age group. 6. Centres may enter an unlimited number of athletes per age
group provided nominations are submitted prior to the closing date. 7. Athlete nominations are to be
accompanied by the nomination fee.  Nomination fees will be advised in advance and reviewed
annually. 8. Late nominations will not be accepted.

Team Manager 9. Each Centre is to nominate a Centre representative to act as Team Manager.  The Team
Manager is required to report to the Official’s sign on room between 7:20am – 7:40am, providing
contact information, and to collect event show bags for their Centre athletes. 10. The Team Manager
will act as the primary point of contact between Competition Officials and respective Centres
throughout Competition.   11. Where a Centre may rotate the responsibility of Team Manager, contact
details shall be updated.  12. Inability of Competition Officials to contact Team Managers in a
timely manner, may have follow on consequences.

Marshalling: 13. Athletes must be at the WA Athletics Stadium between 7:40am and 8:00am to collect
their show bags from their Centre Team Manager.

14. First marshalling call will be at 7:55am for field sites and 8:10am for track events.  Athletes
are to proceed to marshalling tents near the start of the 100m straight track track where they will
be directed to their age group manager. 15. First event of the day will commence at 8:30am.   16.
Marshalling calls will be announced throughout the day.

Events 17. Each athlete will compete in four individual events.

Age Event 1  Event 2  Event 3  Event 4   U6 70m  Long Jump 100m  Vortex   U7 70m  Vortex  100m  Long
Jump  U8 Long Jump 70m  Shot Put 100m   U9 Shot Put 70m  Long Jump 100m  U10 Shot Put 70m  Long Jump
100m

18. Parents are encouraged to watch the athletes and interact during the day’s activities but are to
remain clear of each competition site, unless on official duties. 19. All athletes will be split
into groups after the closing date for nominations.  20. Each athlete will have two (2) attempts at
each of the field events.

Officiating Requirements 21. Key positions will be coordinated by the Organising Committee.    22.
All other officiating positions may be filled by volunteers.  Where sufficient volunteers are not
available, parents accompanying athletes, may be called upon.

Results 23. No formal results will be recorded. 24. Place ribbons for positions 1 to 3 will be
issued after each event. All other athletes will receive a participation ribbon.

EVENT REGISTRATION (U6 TO U10 ONLY)

COST IS $10 PER ATHLETE – payable to Hamersley LAC, BSB: 016350 Account: 454668398

All enquiries to Nikki Dark – selections@hamersleyaths.com

EVENT REGISTRATION (U6 TO U10 ONLY)

COST IS $10 PER ATHLETE – payable to Hamersley LAC, BSB: 016350 Account: 454668398

All enquiries to Nikki Dark – selections@hamersleyaths.com

 PLEASE CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO REGISTER YOUR CHILD

(Please note that parent help is required on the day from each family who register)

 https://hamersley-event-registration.weebly.com/bravehearts-challenge.html

 This fun new event was added to the calendar in 2012. It is open to athletes in the Under 6 to Under 10 age groups.

The aim of the day is to introduce our younger athletes to competition at the WA Athletics Stadium through a fun mixed age team event.

Proceeds raised go to Bravehearts and the purple theme further assists in raising awareness for their work.

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