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Doncaster Little Athletics Open Day 2022

When Saturday 17th December 2022 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 : Friday 9th December 2022 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: 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 Tuesday 13th December 2022 for a list of entrants and events entered, should you find any discrepancies please reply to before 11.59pm 14th December  2022..

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 13th December 2022.

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 Rules 2022/23 Version 6.0 as released  July 2022.

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 July 2022.

Starting Blocks: May be used in laned track events up to 400m by U11 – U17 Age groups. Only blocks supplied by Doncaster LAC may be used. Blocks must be used if Spikes are worn by U11 - U 17 athletes and the athlete is performing a crouch start. All U6 - U17 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 and second placegetters of heats (up to three heats) and the next fastest times will progress to finals.  Where four heats are required, the first placegetter in each heat and the next fastest times will progress to the final.  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 Final 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.