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*** REVISED BLAC CONSTITUTION *** Saturday 2 March 2019 

All members are requested to be present at 8:45am on Saturday to vote on the revised BLAC constitution which has been provided to you via email.  This Special Meeting will not go long.  It requires your support in order to pass the suggested amendments.

How to Register for Season 2018-19

Registrations for the 2018-19 season commence on 15 August 2018 for children aged 5 to 17 years. Children must be turning 6 or older during 2019 to register.  Check the Age Calculator to determine the applicable age group.Fees for the 2018-2019 season are as follows (cost per athlete): first child $145, 2nd child $135, 3rd child $125, 4th child $115.Proof of age is required for all new athletes (those not previously registered with an ACTLAA affiliated centre).We continue to take registrations after the season has commenced. Registrations received after 20 October 2018 will be charged an administration fee of $10 per family. This fee will be receivable in cash only. A refund of registration fees will only be made if you advise our Registrar prior to the commencement of the season and will incur an administration fee of $10 per family, payable in cash. 

Please note: The age groups for Little Athletics are changing in 2018-19 to align with school sport age groups.  The change will only affect athletes with a birthday falling between 1st October and 31st December. These athletes will advance by two age groups at the commencement of the 2018-2019 season in October 2018. 

Step 1 – Registration

Online registration is available here. Registrations can also be made at our registration day (see Step 3)

Step 2 – Payment

Payment is accepted using PayPal or credit card via the on-line registration. Cash or bank transfer payments can be accepted upon request to blacregistrar@gmail.com.

Uniforms are also available for purchase via the on-line registration (with a 7.5% surcharge) or by cash payment at the registration day or immediately before the first meet.

Step 3 – Registration Kit

Come along to our registration day at Cook Oval on Saturday 29 September from 10:00am – 2:00pm, or pick up your kit immediately before the first meet on Saturday 13 October.

Each child will receive a registration kit, containing:

  • A registration number, age patch and sponsorship patch that need to be sewn onto the uniform;
  • Meet dates, and
  • Any uniforms that were ordered on-line.

Handbook – Season 2018/19

The handbook for season 2018/19 can be found under ‘Resources’ –> ‘Handbook’.

ResultsHQ – How to view your Results

Last season the centre moved to the Timing Solutions online results system for storing all results information from regular season meets. Families can log in to review their childrens results across the season, print tickets for each performance (if desired) and generally see how they are improving over time. Results take a few days to enter into the system, with the exception of the races run on the straight track where the timing gate results are uploaded within a few hours of the meet. To access results families can log into ResultsHQ by following the steps set out at the following link: ResultsHQ Your username (for all children in your family participating) is the email address that you used to register this season. Passwords can be obtained by following the “forgot my password” process explained on the web page link above.   If you have any difficulties accessing ResultsHQ please email: blacrecordsmanager@gmail.com

Badges & Patches

The pictures below outline the position of the required badges to be sewn on the Belconnen Little Athletics Centre uniforms:

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Season 2018/19 Results

BLAC uses an online system for storing and presenting the results of our athletes. Every family will be able to log in to the Timing Solutions ResultsHQ website to see results for their children and track performances across the season. Because this is the first time we are using the system we are learning its functions and full capabilities as we go along, so we appreciate your patience. Your username is the email address you provided when registering your child/children this season. Please follow the “if you do not know your password” process (step 2. below) to retrieve your password for logging in. If you have any problems or notice any result errors please let a committee member know or email blacrecordsmanager@gmail.com

To view and access your results this year here is what you need to do: - Click on the Timing Solutions pic at the top of this page. Key in your registered email and password if you know them If you do not know your password click here - Enter your registered email address, and ask for your password to be sent to you - Receive your password at registered email address - Enter details here If you do not know your registered email address contact blacregistrar@gmail.com or blacrecordsmanager@gmail.com What to Expect from online family reporting Timing Solutions have an online video you can look at to what you can expect from within the family results area – click here Features include: Results by Date Results by family member Graph of results with members average and centre records PB count Season Best and count for all events Tickets to view and print We hope you like the new system and would welcome any feedback you may have.

Athletics ACT Dual Athlete

Any athlete registered with a Little Athletics ACT Centre in the ages U12 to U17 can also join Athletics ACT as a dual member. This will allow athletes to compete at Athletics ACT events. Please click here for all the details on dual registration.

Roles of Committee Members

For an explanation of the roles and responsibilities for the various positions on the BLAC Committee.  Click here

Have you Joined Twitter & Facebook? All members are encouraged to join Belconnen Little Athletics Centre’s Twitter and Facebook accounts.  If you want to stay up to date with the latest news and events then join up!  When there is inclement weather causing a cancellation to a scheduled meet then the avenues which the committee will notify you will be by Facebook, Twitter and the website.  Just click on the links above.  It is that easy!

What is Little Athletics?

Belconnen Little Athletics Centre (BLAC) has been running for over 40 years, and is part of the ACT Little Athletics Association (ACTLAA). Little Athletics aims to promote and foster athletics amongst children and young people, through friendly competition in a well-run, safe, enjoyable family environment. We encourage the development of skills and fitness in children of all levels of ability. Little Athletics is not focused on identifying elite athletes, although we do foster talent. There is a place for everyone at Little Athletics.