2018 Schools Nitro Challenge

General Information

Nitro Schools Challenge is here and you are invited!

Based on the international success of Nitro Athletics, the 2018 Victorian Nitro Schools Challenge kicks off here in Melbourne in September.

Three age groups will see larger size teams compete in the first Victorian Nitro Schools Challenge with events that will require teams to work together in this unique nationwide competition. Teams will compete across a variety of track and field events.

Date:  10:00am Thursday 13th September 2018

Location: Lakeside Stadium, 31-33 Aughtie Drive Albert Park

Entry: Gate 1 Entry North Stand

Entries close at 12:00pm (midday) Monday 3rd September 2018 – No late or on the day entries will be accepted.

If you have issues entering the event please contact Athletics Victoria PRIOR to the closing date at summer@athsvic.org.au or the Competitions Department on 8646 4512/8646 4526 and leave a message explaining the issues you are experiencing. Athletics Victoria will not accept any late entries and emails received after the closing date will not be accepted.

NOTE: Please be aware that following the closure of entries, AV will publish a provisional timetable with allocated provisional times.

How To Enter

Only Schools can enter this competition. If your school does not have an AV School Portal and would like to register your school to compete in an All Schools Competition, please call the Membership Department at Athletics Victoria on 03 8646 4500.

Entries close at 12:00pm (midday) Monday 3rd September – No late or on the day entries will be accepted.

If you have issues entering the event please contact Athletics Victoria PRIOR to the closing date at summer@athsvic.org.au or the Competitions Department on 8646 4512/8646 4526 and leave a message explaining the issues you are experiencing. Athletics Victoria will not accept any late entries and emails received after the closing date will not be accepted.

Step 1

Click the ENTER NOW button on this page

Step 2

Login using your school’s administrator username and password. If you have forgotten your username and password or if you would like to register your school to compete in an All Schools Competition, please call the Membership Department at Athletics Victoria on 03 8646 4500.

Step 3

Once you’re logged into your school’s portal, click on the ‘Events’ tab. Find the event called ‘2018 Victorian Nitro Schools Challenge’, then click the ‘Register As’ button. When the drop menu appears click on ‘Register As School’.

Step 4

Enter in the number of teams you would like within a specific age group and event, then click ‘Register’. A pop up will confirm your order has been successfully added to your cart at the top left of the screen. Once you’ve entered all your teams and chosen events, click on your cart which will show all the events you have entered. Now you can proceed to the check out and follow the payment options. You may pay by credit card or request an invoice. This will complete your registration process.

Closer to the event there will be information sent to you regarding event timetables, what you need to prepare and do on the day.

Competition Information

Competition Rules

Information about the Victorian Nitro Schools Challenge can be found here

Draft Timetable

A draft timetable for the 2018 Victorian Nitro Schools Challenge can be found here

Team entry forms

Please remember to send in your Team Entry forms by 12pm (midday) Monday 10th of September to summer@athsvic.org.au. This will allow our Administration Team to add in your team athlete names so they can be loaded into the event day meet manager system for results.

Team managers are still required to sign in 1 hour prior to the events.

Call Room

There is no call room for this event. Athletes must marshal in the event area at least ten (10) minutes prior to the event start time and listen to announcements broadcast over the PA for any changes

Events

Junior (2004,2005,2006)Intermediate (Years 2002,2003)Senior (Years 2000,2001)
2 x 100m Relay2 x 300m Relay2 x 100m Relay
60m60m60m
Shot Put Girls 3kg Boys 4kgShot Put Girls 3kg Boys 4kgShot Put Girls 3kg Boys 5kg
800m1000m1000m
Javelin Girls 500g Boys 700gJavelin Girls 500g Boys 700gJavelin Girls 500g Boys 700g
150m200m400m
Long JumpLong JumpLong Jump
4 x 200m Relay100m Hurdles – Boys (84cm) 90m Hurdles – Girls (76.2cm)110m Hurdles – Boys (91cm) 100m Hurdles – Girls (76.2cm)
High JumpHigh Jump
Medley Relay 200/200/400/800Medley Relay 200/200/400/800

*For individual track & field events listed above (except relays), only one representative from each team will compete in each event.

Venue Information

Catering

Lakeside stadium will have their Kiosk open which provides food, drinks and coffees.

First Aid

St Johns Ambulance will be on site throughout the day. They will be in the player runway which is located halfway down home straight.

Toilet facilities

There are toilet facilities open around Lakeside stadium.

Car Parking

Car parking is available within lakeside stadium car parking and MSAC parking facilities.

Looking after Lakeside Stadium

We are very grateful for the opportunity to compete at Lakeside Stadium.

  • Park only in designated parking bays
  • Take home all rubbish so that we leave the venue as we found it.
  • Do not litter any rubbish. Please use bins provided.
  • Make sure your athletes leave the toilet blocks in a respectable state.
School Representatives

School Duties

Your school will be assigned various duties to enable the event to run successfully. Athletics Victoria will allocate roles for all helpers and share this information with your primary sports contact prior to the event. It is compulsory for your school to assist with your designated tasks on event day.

Please advise your helpers to report to the Cathy Freeman Room here at Lakeside approximately 15 minutes prior to their rostered shift. This will allow them to sign in, collect their required gear and make their way out to their post.

Please contact Craig Morrow (craig@athsvic.org.au) if you have any further questions.