The Colleges Athletics Sports Day is taking place on Monday 10th February at Porritt Stadium. The event starts promptly at 9am and finishes at 2:45pm.

Attendance for Athletics Sports Day is compulsory. Students are encouraged to make their own way to the event however if they are unable to do so a limited bus service will run between St John’s College and Porritt Stadium, with buses leaving between 8:15 and 8:45 am and returning by 3:10pm. Students should wear House colours (Chanel-red, Marcellin-blue, Pompallier-green, Roncalli-Gold) and ensure they have appropriate athletic wear to compete in. Face paint, tinsel and feathers are not permitted within Porritt Stadium. Students are encouraged to bring a sun hat and sunscreen. 

Due to the fire ban which is in place the use of BBQ’s and other outdoor cooking is prohibited at Porritt Stadium. The College canteen will be onsite.

The Age Groups for competing are:

·         Junior = under 14 on 1 January 2020

·         Intermediate = under 16 on 1 January 2020

·         Senior = under 19 on 1 January 2020

Registrations for events will be taken on the day.  Students simply turn up to the event when its called and compete.  If they have two events on at the same time they should register at the field event, complete the track event and return to the field event when they are finished. Those who place 1st 2nd or 3rd are eligible to represent St John’s at the Waikato Zone Athletics event Tuesday 3rd March.

Parents, caregivers and supporters are welcome. You can view the approximate timings of events on the attached pdf.

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