BASIC INFORMATION FOR CONDUCTING EVENTS
These fact sheets are suitable for members who have little or no knowledge of the conduct of Little Athletics Events. They are a very useful guide which will advise of :
- Ages and correct specifications for each age group
- Basic instruction on how to do the event
- Basic rules
- Basic officiating procedures
- Safety considerations
- Handy tips for conducting the event
You can download copies of the fact sheet be selecting the links below from Little Athletics Tasmania:
LATAS UNDER 13 SPORTSMANSHIP AWARDS
Each year the LATAS Board accepts nominations from registered under 13 athletes for the Tasmanian LATAS Under 13 Sportsmanship Award, which is presented at the State Individual Championships. Each Centre puts forward one girl and one boy as their nominee after a vote by their committee.
Under 13 athletes / parents are able to make a submission to the CLAC Committee.
Criteria to be addressed in the nomination:
CONCERN Nominees shall have demonstrated that they place concern for others above themselves and are committed to the spirit of Little Athletics.
RESPECT During competition the athlete must demonstrate a respect of the rules and the officials charged with their enforcement and maintain standards of behaviour in and out of athletics that reflect their worth to be considered for the award.
IMPROVEMENT Nominees shall demonstrate, during practice and competition, a constant desire to improve and achieve higher levels of skills and performance which reflect their commitment to Little Athletics and its ideals.
DETERMINATION Nominees shall strive with consistent determination to achieve their personal goals, doing so without complaining or resorting to alibi’s, even if things seems to go wrong.
ENTHUSIASM Nominees shall look forward to compete and reflect an attitude of enthusiasm in both participation and self improvement.