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Doncaster Little Athletics Open Day 2019

When Saturday 21st December 2019 1.00pm. First event call at 12.50pm

Venue Tom Kelly Athletics Track, Rieschiecks Reserve, George Street, Doncaster East, VIC (Melway Ref 33 J11)

Entries : $8.00 per event  (maximum 4 events) per athlete, no refunds will be given if extra events are entered.  Any additional events entered beyond the first 4 will be removed

Enquiries to :

Closing Date : Tuesday 10th December 2019 11.59pm (entries must be received by this date and tiime)

Late Entries  Cannot be accepted

Maximum Numbers of Entrants : Entries are capped per event in each age group, for some events this will also include age group progressions.  Once full, entry to that event will not be possible. The entry portal will say "This entry type has reached capacity"

Age Group Progression : Progressions of one (1) age group will be permitted for events not offered in an athlete’s age group

Events: A table of available events can be found on the horizontal menu option

Event Times:  

Commences at 1.00pm to 9.15pm approx. First event call at 12.50pm

The organising committee reserves the right to amend the program if required on the day.

Please check the Doncaster Little Athletics website after 9am Friday 13th December 2019 for a list of entrants and events entered, should you find any discrepancies please reply to before 11.59pm 14th December  2019.

A fireworks display will conclude the evening at approx 9:30pm.

Timetable: The timetable can be found on the horizontal menu option and on the Doncaster Little Athletics website. It is possible heats may have collapsed into finals so please check the final timetable, it will be available to view on 9am Tuesday 17th December 2019.

General Information

Conditions: No Late Entries or Late Changes will be accepted. 
No refunds will be processed. Once an entry is submitted, it's final.
No protests will be entered into. The decision of the Competition Director or Open Day Manager is final. 

Doncaster Little Athletics Centre reserves the right to cancel or postpone the event due to extreme weather conditions

Competition Rules: Generally, competition will be conducted in accordance with LAVIC Competition Regulations 2019/20 Version 4.7 as released  October 2019

Uniform: Centre or Club Uniform with current Coles patch  

Spikes: Cone/Conical Spikes (Max 7mm) may be worn in accordance with LAVIC rule 143 section footwear and shoes as revised October 2019

Starting Blocks: May be used in laned track events up to 400m by U11 – U16 Age groups. Only blocks supplied by Doncaster LAC may be used. Blocks must be used if Spikes are worn by U11 - U 16 athletes and the athlete is performing a crouch start. All U6 - U16 athletes may do a standing start in all events even when wearing spikes.

Marshalling: Athletes are required to marshal as soon as their event is called over the public address system.

Clash of Events: Should an athlete believe their events will clash they should notify the Chief Official of both events. Track events take precedence over field events.  If the athlete then has to leave the field event, the athlete shall go to the track event and then resume at the field event as soon as the track event is finalised.

Progression to Final: First placegetter of heats and the next fastest times will progress to finals.  Lanes will be allocated in order of progression to the final.  If insufficient athletes marshal for event heats such that only one heat is required, the event will be run as a final at the scheduled heat time.  Finals fields will be posted on the toilet block following the completion of heats.

Medals: Medals for first 3 placegetters of finals.

Minimum Fields: The Organizing Committee reserves the right to cancel or combine age groups in events with less than three (3) competitors.