Competition evenings are held on Friday’s. Evenings commence at 6.30 pm sharp with athletes assembling in their age group announcements are made. Age Mangers and parents then take athletes from event to event. Programs consist of age modified events as specified by LAANSW.
at the Information Desk and must have signed the LA NSW child protection form.
Protecting children from abuse is a responsibility that we all undertake. Through the implementation of strategies that assist in preventing child abuse
from occurring. Kings Langley Little Athletic Centre Incorporated has taken a pro-active role in relation to child protection and intervention. These strategies will help to foster a safe positive environment for children and young people to participate in little athletics. Kings Langley Little Athletics Centre I ncorporated is committed to ensuring that a safety, welfare and wellbeing of children and young people are maintained at all times during their participation in activities run by Kings Langley Little Athletics Centre Incorporated. Kings Langley Little Athletics Centre Incorporated aims to promote a safe environment for all children and to assist all committee, officials, coaches , members and volunteers to recognize child abuse and neglect and to
follow the appropriate notification procedures when reporting alleged abuse.more here
Registration fees cover the Association affiliation and Insurance. There are no weekly fees for the grounds or officials, etc. Athletes receive a sticker book to keep track of their achievements and an Information Book. Part of registrations is that a parent/guardian is willing to sign the helper form and assist in the running of events during the season
All athletes are placed in Age Groups. An athletes age group is determined by his/her age on the 30th September. Eg. an athlete who is 8 on the 30th September is in the under 9 age group.
The Centre cannot operate without your assistance. It is important that all enjoy themselves. For this to happen we need your help. It is essential for parents to sign and understand the helpers roster form and come forward to help when rostered on. If this happens the Centre runs smoothly. For
Insurance requirements parents assisting are asked to sign on
Rules of Competition
Little Athletics Association of New South Wales rules for competition.
We have three (3) rotating programs and a wet weather program. If the committee decides the track is unsafe for normal events the wet weather program will be used. If the track is unsafe for competition, the events will be cancelled. The grounds will be checked at approximately. 5.00 pm.
Championships & Carnivals
Many Championships and Carnivals are available all athletes of all abilities are encouraged to attend. Including, Centre run Carnivals, Association Championships and Gala Days. Keep your eye on our Notice Board or see the Championship Officer for more information.
All athletes are required to wear their registration number on the front of their uniform. The age patch must be on the left hand side of the uniform. Sponsor patches are part of the rquired uniform. If the athlete competes above Centre level it is necessary to wear the centre Number “53” on the back of
the uniform. The “53” can be obtained from the Registrar or Championship Officer.
Appropriate footwear is required at all times.
Athletes from under 9 upwards are able to wear "spikes" in laned events, long jump, triple jump and high jump. Spikes must be removed immediately on completion of the event whilst still on the track. Under 8's and under are not permitted to use spikes at any time.
The Committee, elected at the Annual General Meeting runs the Centre for the members following the constitution. The Committee meets on the first Monday of each month at Morgan Power Reserve. All are welcome to attend.
Coaching is provided to athletes of any ability week nights from 6.00pm for more information see the Coaching Coordinator.
Sponsors help keep the Centre running with their generosity, please support all of our sponsors when ever possible.
Any injury must be reported and recorded to the First Aid Officer at the time of the injury. First Aid is administered from the Canteen. St.John Ambulance NSW regarding First Aid courses and general information.
Codes of Conduct
The Australian Sports Commission has developed Codes of Behaviour for use in sporting programs for children. Kings Langley Little Athletics Inc., totally endorses these Codes for all its participants the LA NSW behavioural guidelines
BBQ and Canteen
The Canteen and BBQ are a very important part of our Centre, but to be truly effective the Centre needs the continued support of parents every Friday night. I f you would like to regularly assist please speak with our Canteen and BBQ people. Age groups are roster on to help at the BBQ every Friday please ensure you are eager to assist when your Age Group is due to assist.
Point Score System
Kings Langley Little Athletics operates a point score system. The aim of the Centre's Point score is to encourage all athletes to improve their own personal best efforts. It points for trying, not winning.
The winner is not necessarily the most talented athlete but the most consistent in attendance and improvement. Athletes who nominate to represent the Centre at Association run Championships and who do not attend competition on the Friday night immediately prior to the championships will be given an attendance "points" for that Friday provided that they compete at the championships.