2021 SECONDARY CHAMPION SCHOOLS CROSS COUNTRY

who to contact

COORDINATOR

Kurt Underhill-Pomeroy

Greenwood College

OFFICE CONTACT

Kelvin Browner

SSWA

SSA CONTACT

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Athletics in WA

key information

NOMINATION DUE

Schools: Fri 14 May 2021
Individuals: Fri 14 May 2021

School team lists due:
Fri 14 May 2021

Cost

$10.00 per student

SSWA will invoice school teams after the event based on race chips allocated

COMPETITION DATE

Fri 21 May
Updated April 30 2021

VENUE

UWA Sports Park
Brockway Rd, Mt Claremont

NOMINATE

click the button/s below to nominate

Credit card payment can be made at check out
OR SSWA will invoice after the event

Credit card payments only
A separate nomination for each child is required 

competition details

This Cross Country competition is open to all Government and Non-Government school students. As well as an inter-school competition it also provides an opportunity for individual students whose schools do not enter a team to compete.

The competition is the platform for selection into the SSWA Interstate Cross Country team which competes in the School Sport Australia Cross Country Championships in term three (3) of the year.

Multi Class Athletes – may compete over the distances provided.  To enter as a multi class athlete complete the Individual Nomination form ensuring your classification and required distances are listed. Multi class athletes are eligible for selection to the state team.
Refer to the School Sport Australia Rules & Guidelines

2021 INFORMATION BOOKLET  
Please read all information provided.  Course maps are included.  

School Team List Template
Schools are required to complete this template and email to school.sport@education.wa.edu.au (Due Friday 14 May 2021)

RACE NUMBERS 

Click HERE for 2021 Secondary XC Race Numbers  Friday 14 May 4pm

**Please note
1. School team race numbers are at the top of the spreadsheet sorted alphabetical by school

2. Individual race numbers are at the bottom of the spreadsheet sorted by race/event and then by surname **

RISK MANAGEMENT 

Click HERE for SSWA and venues Certificates of Currency
Click HERE for Excursion Management Plan / Information for Principals
Click HERE for Excursion Management Plan / Information for Parents

Entry Rules

Teams consist of a maximum of five competitors and schools are encouraged to enter a team in every gender and year group. Additional teams or individuals from individual schools may be nominated.

The first 3 students to complete the race in each category will form the team score for that school*. Individual athletes may be entered if a team cannot be formed. 

General Information

  • Allocated Race timing BIBS will be issued to all competitors on the day. Registration desk will be open from 7.45am. Schools and must collect these from the registration desk by 9.15am and ensure that they are issued to the correct runners. Individual entrants must collect their race BIB 40 minutes prior to the start of their race.
  • Race BIBS must be pinned to the chest area of the runner’s shirt. Please bring and use 4 safety pins per competitor. BIBS must be visible on the chest as the runner crosses the finish line.
  • For the safe and efficient running of this event schools are required to provide officials who must be present at the 9.30am officials’ briefing.
  • Water will be available from a number of taps and a water tank. Runners must provide their own drink containers.
  • Teams can check their competitor numbers on the information posted near the recording area. This should be done as early as possible.
  • Identify where the marshalling area is, well before race starts.
  • Schools are responsible for cleaning up their own area before departure. Additional bins will be provided.
  • All races will start on time so students must be at the marshalling area at least  ten  minutes prior to the commencement of their race.
  • There is an age group team event, so each sex/age group is eligible to win a shield for their particular event.

Registration desk will be open from 7:45am for collection of race bibs.
Please pay online at the time of nomination.
Please arrive at least an hour before your race starts to register and collect timing bib.

RACE TIME AGE   GROUP DISTANCE

1

9:10

Boys and   Girls 11 years (turning 11 in 2021)
This is a State Team  selection race only – place getters will not be awarded medals

3000m

2

9:30

Boys and Girls 10 years (turning 10 in 2021)
This is a State Team selection race only – place getters will not be awarded medals

2000m

3

9:45

Boys 16 Yrs  & 17 Yrs & Over  (turning 16 or 17 & O in 2021)

6000m

4

10:10

Girls 16 Yrs & 17 Yrs & O (turning 16 or 17 & O in 2021)

4000m

5

10:35

Boys 12  Years (turning 12 in 2021)

3000m

6

10:55

Girls 12  Years (turning 12 in 2021)

3000m

7

11:15

Boys 13  Years (turning 13 in 2021)

3000m

8

11:35

Girls 13  Years (turning 13 in 2021)

3000m

9

11:55

Boys 14  Years (turning 14 in 2021)

4000m

10

12:15

Girls 15  Years (turning 15 in 2021)

4000m

11

12:35

Boys 15  Years (turning 15 in 2021)

4000m

12

12:55

Girls 14  Years (turning 14 in 2021)

4000m

Presentations for individuals will be done after each event
Presentations for Race 12 (approx   1:20pm)
School Team Presentations (approx   1:25pm)

Course Maps

2000 & 4000m Course Map

3000 & 6000 Course Map

State Teams Selection Races

These events will also be used as the SSWA State Team trial. State coaches/managers will be in attendance at the event to monitor the age divisions and address prospective team members. The 10yrs and 11yrs  races are ONLY selection trials.  Winners will not be awarded prizes.

All students who nominate as individuals will be considered for state selection unless SSWA is notified otherwise.
Students in school teams wishing to be considered for State Team Selection must nominate for the interstate team on the Cross Country interstate page

 

Click HERE to view 2019 Event Photos