WEEK 3 NEWSLETTER
WEEK 3 - Saturday 1st October
NB - This season, our Saturday morning competition will commence at Barton Park, Gladstone St, North Parramatta. See here for details.
Athletes should meet their Age Manager at their first event.
We need help each week to set up. Parents are rostered to arrive early on 4-5 mornings through the season. Please come down before 7:25am to get your name marked off our list.
Each week we need a parent volunteer to help in the canteen from 10:00am - 12:00pm.
This week's volunteer is to be provided by the 8 Boys.
REGISTRATION PACK AND UNIFORM COLLECTION
Saturday 1st October - 7:30am to 8:00am ONLY
The uniform shop will be open for online order pick up only (no new sales) from 7:30-8:00am for orders placed before 6pm Friday 30th September. Visit the Uniform shop here.
Orders will also be available for pickup from the canteen until 10:00am.
Registration Packs will be available for pick up from 7:30-8:00am.
** Please remember to bring your Working with Children Declaration Form - available here **
**New Members - Please remember to bring your child's proof of age (either Passport or Birth Certificate).**
Registrations cannot be finalised until the above items have been received.
Please note that both our Uniform Officer and Registrar are also Age Managers and will have other duties to fulfil from 8:00am. We thank you for your understanding.
Should it be raining either on Saturday morning or in the days leading up to competition, the Committee will assess the field and competition conditions. We will either run a Wet Weather amended program or, if the weather is too bad, we may cancel competition for the day.
If the decision is made to cancel, this information will be posted on both the Facebook and Instagram pages by 7:30am. So, keep an eye on these pages. If no announcement is made, then assume we are on!
CANTEEN, BBQ AND COFFEE VAN
The Coffee Van will again be present for that lovely morning hot beverage.
Unfortunately, there will be no BBQ this Saturday; however, the canteen will be open for cold drinks and yummy snacks!
WE NEED YOUR HELP
DATA ENTRY HELPERS
Are you handy on a computer? We are looking for some volunteers to help with data entry on Saturday mornings. If you are able to help, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or see one of the committee members (in the blue shirts) on Saturday morning.
Please remember that Little Athletics is run by volunteers and we need your help every Saturday to make it work & deliver a quality program.
Each Age Manager requires the help of four parents to assist with the running of an age group. This involves raking the sand, retrieving the shot/discus in throws and assisting to marshal athletes at the finish line following running events both sprints and long distance. All these jobs are simple to do but are a huge help, making the morning run smoother and reducing the delay between events.
If you see ANYTHING - on or off the field - that you can help with, please jump in and help. It will be greatly appreciated.
Please give your time generously to help with set up, pack up, timing and canteen shifts and helping out your age manager. Every little bit helps.
VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH - SEPTEMBER
Congratulations to Kara Hazon, who is our volunteer of the month for September.
Kara has done an amazing job helping in the uniform shop over our registration days and during the very busy start of season rush. Thank you, Kara!!!UNIFORM
Do you need a new competition singlet or crop top? Visit the online Uniform shop and pre-order your uniform for pick up.
We also have some fabulous NRCLAC branded items available in the Uniform shop. Look great while you represent the club in our new training jacket or baseball cap or cool yourself down on a hot summer morning with our new NRCLAC cooling towel.
Visit the Uniform shop here. Online orders preferred.
Due to the delay in the completion of the new building at Kingsdene Oval, we will commence the 2022/2023 season at Barton Park, Gladstone St, North Parramatta. See map here.
For an overview of all dates for the upcoming season, view our calendar here.
Zone Championships - 3rd/4th December 2022 (Barton Park)
Region Championships - 4th/5th February 2023 (SOPAC)
State Combined Events - 4th/5th March 2023 (NEW LOCATION - Dubbo)
State Championships - 18th/19th March 2023 (SOPAC) (TBC)
NB - These dates/locations may change should LANSW change their competition schedule
Weekly training has now commenced.
Kingsdene Oval (Felton Rd, Carlingford) - see map here
Wednesday Night Fitness
Time: 5:30pm til dark
Thursday Night Event-based Training
Time: 5:30pm til dark
WHO DO YOU KNOW? SPONSOR NRCLAC THIS SEASON
Each season North Rocks Carlingford Little Athletics is generously supported by our long standing and newer sponsors - Thank you!
If you know of any businesses that might like to support NRCLAC this season, please let us know or help us connect. Contributions from our sponsors help deliver a quality program of events and training for all athletes.
Email: email@example.com for more info.
If this is your first season, everything you need to know is on our website, here. Please also read these FAQs and Parent Information pages. Week to week, the website, and weekly Newsletters are our primary means of communicating important information to you. You can also find some info via Facebook and Instagram.
WHO CAN HELP?
If you’ve ever got questions or concerns you can contact NRCLAC Committee by replying to this email. At Saturday competition, your first point of contact is your Age Manager, or look for a Committee member wearing the club polo shirt. We are happy to help.Kind regards,
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