STATE TRACK & FIELD RELAYS WRAP UP

*** STATE TRACK & FIELD RELAYS WRAP UP ***

Many thanks to all involved in planning, preparation, coaching, rosters and supporting our athletes.

It was great to see the Melville Roar spirit on show.

Congratulations to all our athletes in the challenging conditions and great to hear there were lots of PBs achieved and medal celebrations too.

Full results can be found here:

https://walittleathletics.com.au/events-2/state-events/results/

MAC Summary:

– TRACK: 2 x GOLD, 5 x SILVER & 4 x BRONZE

– FIELD: 1 x SILVER & 1 x BRONZE. 

Some of the action:

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Holidays – training update

Details of training over the holiday break …

Tues Training at Len Shearer

  • U12+ Sprints, Hurdles, Jumps & Throws
  • Last Session was on 10/12
  • Restarts on Tues 7/1 (including fortnighly HJ for U11+)

Mon & Wed Training at Len Shearer

  • U12+ Middle Distance
  • Last Session will be on Wed 18/12
  • Restarts on Mon 13/1

REMINDER: Competition starts again Saturday 18 January 2020!

Wishing you all a safe & enjoyable break over the holidays.

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Australian All Schools Championships

A number of Melville Roar athletes will be competing at the Australian All Schools Championships this weekend at HBF Stadium. We wish them all the best as they compete against some of the best juniors in Australia.

The competition runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Head to HBF Stadium to show your support and see what the Australian All Schools Championships is all about.

More information and live streaming can be found here.

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Roar Update

The first 4 Melville Roar competitions are now complete. Thank you to all the volunteers for making the start to the season a success. Congratulations to the athletes on some great performances and many PB’s already. Keep an eye out for your results via Results HQ.

Some of our Melville Roar athletes competed at the WA All Schools championships this weekend. Congratulations to all our athletes that competed and best of luck to those representing the state at the Australian All Schools Championships to be held in Perth during the month of December.

What’s coming up:

  • Relay selection for both track and field. Keep an eye out for emails and also the noticeboard at the track on competition day
  • State Relay Championships will be on the 14th December
  • Junior Athletics Carnival – Under 6’s to Under 9’s at Ern Clark Athletics Centre, Cannington. Registration closes 13 November. Find out more via the WA Little Athletics website via this link.
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State relays selection process – read more about it…

The State Track & Field Relay Championships will be held on Sat 14th Dec’19

Track Events

  • U8 – 10s compete in 4x 100m & 4x 200m
  • U11s – U16/17s compete in 4x 100m & 4 x 400m

Field Events

  • U9 – 10s: Discus, Shot, Long Jump, Turbo Javelin
  • U11 – 12s: Discus, Shot, Long Jump, Triple Jump
  • U13G: Shot, Javelin, Long Jump, Triple Jump
  • U13B: Discus, Shot, Long Jump, Triple Jump
  • U14s: Shot, Javelin, Long Jump, Triple Jump
  • U15s: Shot, Javelin, Long Jump, Triple Jump
  • U16/17G: Shot, Javelin, Long Jump, Triple Jump
  • U16/17B: Shot, Discus, Long Jump, Triple Jump

Track Team Selection:

  • In the first 4 weeks of the MAC season, all athletes will have the opportunity to have two times recorded for the 100m, 200m or 400m
  • At the conclusion of the first 4 weeks the 5 fastest available runners will be named as the team, with the final team selection to be determined by the coach
  • Eligible athletes have the right to withdraw their availability, but must do so by the end of week 5 of the MAC season. If an athlete withdraws their availability after the commencement of week 6 of the MAC season they will be ineligible for selection to a field relay team

Field Team Selection:

  • In the first 4 weeks of the MAC season, all athletes will have the opportunity to have two distances recorded in eligible relay events in their respective age group
  • At week 6 of MAC competition the 4 best athletes (1 athlete per event) that have not committed to a track relay team will be named as the field relay team
  • Eligible athletes have the right to withdraw their availability, but must do so by the end of week 7 of the MAC season
  • If an athlete has accepted to compete for track selection they will be ineligible for selection to the field relay team

So, just a reminder, for those hoping to participate in the State Relay Championships, results in the next 2 weeks of competition (Wk 3 & 4) are important as each athlete’s PB (in eligible events) over the first 4 weeks will be considered for the Relay team selections.

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