FAQs

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Q. I missed the Registration Days. Can I still register for the 2017/2018 Season?
A. We will also be taking registrations for new and returning athletes for at least the first two weeks of competition.

Q. When does Little Athletics start this year?
A. First day of competition: October 7, 2017. First training Monday October 2, 2017.

Q. What time does the competition start each week?
A. At this stage we are planning to start at 8.00am for warm up and 8.30am for actual event start.  We anticipate competition days finishing at about 11.30am.

Q. Where is Little Athletics held in Bunbury?
A. At the Bunbury Regional Athletics Arena, Hay Park, Bunbury.

Q. When is training?
A. Training is on different days for different age groups as follows:

U6 to U10 - Monday 4.00pm to 5.00pm (see Training page for more information)
U11 to U17 - Wednesday 4.00pm to 5.30pm (see Training page for more information)

Q. Do all Little Athletes have to train with the organised training sessions?
A. We do recommend attending training sessions to help you improve your fitness and techniques but it is not compulsory.

Q. What is the uniform and do all Little Athletes have to wear it?
A. It is compulsory to wear the Centre's uniform. The uniform pack costs $40 and includes either a singlet or top, a pair or shorts and a bucket hat. Shorts must be black. If they have a logo it cannot be larger than a regular matchbox. WALA is very strict on this at State competitions so we also uphold this standard.

Q. Is my child old enough to participate?
A. To be old enough to participate this year your child must be born before October 2012. Please refer to the age group grid to see what age group your child will be in.

AGE GRID FOR REGISTRARTIONS 2017/18

YEAR

JAN

FEB

MAR

APR

MAY

JUN

JUL

AUG

SEP

OCT

NOV

DEC

2012

*U6

*U6

*U6

*U6

*U6

*U6

*U6

*U6

*U6

x

x

x

2011

U7

U7

U7

U7

U7

U7

U7

U7

U7

*U6

*U6

*U6

2010

U8

U8

U8

U8

U8

U8

U8

U8

U8

U7

U7

U7

2009

U9

U9

U9

U9

U9

U9

U9

U9

U9

U8

U8

U8

2008

U10

U10

U10

U10

U10

U10

U10

U10

U10

U9

U9

U9

2007

U11

U11

U11

U11

U11

U11

U11

U11

U11

U10

U10

U10

2006

U12

U12

U12

U12

U12

U12

U12

U12

U12

U11

U11

U11

2005

U13

U13

U13

U13

U13

U13

U13

U13

U13

U12

U12

U12

2004

U14

U14

U14

U14

U14

U14

U14

U14

U14

U13

U13

U13

2003

U15

U15

U15

U15

U15

U15

U15

U15

U15

U14

U14

U14

2002

16

16

16

16

16

16

16

16

16

U15

U15

U15

2001

17

17

17

17

17

17

17

17

17

16

16

16

2000

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

X

X

17

17

17