2021-2022 Track & Field season – Week 1

After a bit of a false-start last week, the 2021-2022 Track & Field season will get underway this Saturday 20th November.

There will be a meeting for all Chief Officials at 8.10am and first call for events will be at approx. 8.20am.
On-Track (U6 & U7) will be called at approx. 8.30am.

– If you have not already collected your registration bib, please check in at the club marquee and see Amy and Naomi.
– All athletes are required to wear club uniform – if you haven’t purchased uniform or you need to up-size again, go to the club marquee where uniform items can be purchased (cash or electronic payment accepted).

Also take the time to check out the duty roster and to put your name down (you can also self-nominate on the Schedule option in TeamApp).

The Program and first events are as follows:

Season 2021-2022 Registration Bib collection

Just a quick reminder that we will be set-up at Landy Field tomorrow morning (Sat 6th Nov) between 8.30 and 10.30 for athletes to collect their registration bibs and for families to purchase any uniform items they may need prior to the first week of competition on Sat 13th November.

Drop in at the club marquee to ask any questions you may have.

LAVic Vaccination FAQs

Good evening all,

The Victorian Government, through the Chief Health Officer, has issued vaccination directions that directly impact on volunteers at every level of the sport.

It is important that families understand the implications for themselves, their centre and the sport of Little Athletics.

LAVic has compiled a list of vaccination FAQ’s to assist families understand the vaccination requirements.

Read up on it here :https://lavic.com.au/news/lavic-vaccination-faqs-32831/

Vaccination requirements for community sport

Hi all,

The Victorian Government has announced vaccination requirements for employees and volunteers working in community sport.

The mandate will apply to all LAVic employees and volunteers (this includes those employed, contracted to, and volunteering at Centres & Clubs affiliated with LAVic, as well as those employed and volunteering at Region and Association level).

By 15 October 2021, these individuals must be able to provide evidence that they have:

  • Received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination, or
  • Have evidence of a booking to receive their first dose by 22 October 2021, or
  • Have a medical exemption, evidenced by an authorised medical practitioner.

From 26 November 2021, the individuals listed above will be required to have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine (unless they have a medical exemption).

As all parents are required to participate in club duties over the course of the season you will all need to abide by these vaccination requirements.

2021/2022 Track & Field Season – Registration portal open

GLAC have advised the the LAVic Registration portal has been opened to accept new registrations for the 2021/2022 Track & Field season. Click here to go to the registration portal.

Click here to see the Age Group calculator to determine the appropriate group for your athlete.

A few notes if you wish to register:

  • Season is scheduled to start Sat 6th or Sat 13th November (actual date to be confirmed).
  • Competition starts at 8.15am and the day finishes around 12.30pm (the morning may be split into two blocks depending on number of registered athletes – more details will be advised closer to the first week of competition).
  • There are limits on attendees at the venue due to COVID requirements so registrations may well be capped – get in quick.
  • New members MUST provide proof of birth via email to geelongregistrat@lavic.com.au to finalise their registration.
  • There are NO FREE TRIALS due to attendee restrictions – if you register, it must be fully paid. You are paying for the full season and there are no refunds being offered.
  • Registration fee is $164 per athlete.
  • All athletes are required to wear club uniform which can be purchased from the club – see website for details.
  • Parents of registered athletes are required to assist with the running of events throughout the season – you will be required to participate in the duty roster on several occasions.

Please let us know if you have any questions.