Nordic Sport SunCoast Regional Relays – Nominations are now open for athletes to participate in this FUN DAY.
Again, the Relays are organised by a group of volunteer parents from the Centres within our SunCoast Region and Maroochy are responsible for running the Girls Shot Put area so we will be calling on our parent group to assist here. Your Team Managers for the day will be Jan, Laura and Sam.
It has come around to that time of year again when our athletes can compete in a team with their peers in both Track and Field events. We are now taking Nominations for athletes to take part in this seasons SunCoast Regional Relays to be held at Caloundra Centre grounds on Saturday the 6th November, Athletes MUST be fully registered members of our Centre to compete at Regional Relays. It is a full days Program of Events
There are no fees applicable as they have been included in athlete registration fees. Athletes can choose a selection of up to 5 events in the Under 9 to Under 17 age groups i.e. Two (2) track events and three (3) field. Events are specific to their respective age groups. Please see the nomination form on our website for event specifics.
Tiny Tots and Under 6 age groups do not compete at Regional Relays but there are other carnivals throughout the season that U6 Athletes can join in. Check our events calendar or we will post these on Facebook. Under 7 and Under 8 age groups may compete in a max of 3 events at Region Relays and each athlete competing will receive a Participation Medal at Relays. They do not progress any further than Region level of competition.
Teams are made up of 4 athletes in the Track teams and 2 in the Field events. Individual nominations are received by the Centre for those athletes who wish to compete and Nominations MUST be received by Friday 22nd October but preferably before this date. Please see our Team Manager Jan, or Centre Manager Alison, with any queries or to hand in your nomination. No late nominations can be received.
This year the format for team composition has been changed a little and athletes must compete in their own age group where at all possible, girls compete as girls and boys as boys however there are a few exceptions and in smaller Centres Junior Age (U9-U12) and Senior Age (U13-U17) Combined teams may be formed. Individuals can nominate for field events and the top two performing athletes form a team and so-on.
Progression to State Relays to be held in Brisbane in December is 1st three placings in each of the track events and 1st two placing in field events – age groups and mixed teams. All track events are determined by performances in the heats – there are no Finals.
Maroochy has always been well represented at Relays Day and we look forward to a repeat of this in 2021. There can be upwards of 800 athletes competing at the Nordic Sport Suncoast Regional Relays so it is a big day of competition for all concerned and where else can you compete WITH your team mates.
If you have any further queries please contact Centre Mgr. Now get those Nominations in PLEASE!