News & Updates
A reminder of our upcoming AGM, 7pm Wednesday the 20th April, at Kings Park Pavilion Seymour (building next to the netball courts)
We are asking for new committee members as most of the executive are standing down from their positions, therefore they need replacing with other committee members.
I am standing down as Secretary but will remain on the committee to assist the new Secretary.
Seymour Little Athletics was well represented at the State Track and Field championships held at Casey Fields, Cranbourne on the 19th and 20th of March.
The Saturday competition was held in difficult and sometimes cold, windy conditions and track athletes had to push hard through strong head winds on the home straight.
For a small centre such as Seymour, we have a high quality representation at the state and national levels.
Isabella simonelli represented Victoria recently in Perth, procuring a silver in the U/16 Girls discuss at the Australian Uunior Youths Championships held on March 11th - 13th. Isabella also posted a respectable 5th in hammer throw and twelfth in Javelin; an outstanding effort.
Also at the Nationals in Perth, Lucy Zotti came a respectable 10th in the in 400m and 11th in the in 800m respectively.
At the State Championships, Lucy secured a third in the 800m and a third in the 400m, capping off a fabulous year of sporting achievement.
Hayden Anderson had a tremendous few days at the championships and won Gold in 70m, Silver in the 200m - with another hard fought Gold in the 100m. An outstanding effort with grit and determination, rewarded in reaching qualifications for nationals. Congratulations Hayden.
Adrianne Timosa has been selected for ALAC and will represent Victoria in the upcoming nationals to be held in Adelaide. All athletes did the club proud and gave it their very best as always.
The following Athletes should be congratulated for their efforts and sportsmanship: Lachlan Aldous, Hayden Anderson, Giselle Andrew, Ben Bath, Steph & Hannah Calderwood, Hannah Cotter, Tom Garner, Angus Garner, Clodagh McCarthy, Isabella Simonelli, Adrianne Tomisa, Ashley Timosa, Tom Wyllie and Lucy Zotti.
A big thanks to all the parents and family whom assisted in the volunteer work and barracking for our athletes. Special thanks to Scott Calderwood for assisting myself during the meet, which went very smooth. :)
Finally, a big thank you to Kelvin Lubeck for his coaching and support of the athletes throughout the year. With his help, many athletes have benefited from his wisdom and knowledge and progressed their personal bests and awards.
Seymour Little Athletics Centre (SLAC36) is a member of the Little Athletics Victoria (LAVic), Northern Country Region. The Northern Country Region is on of seven regions in Victoria and consists of clubs and centres of Albury, Barooga, Benalla, Bendigo, Cowora, Echua/Moama, Howlong, Kyabram, Kyneton, Lavinton/Jindera, Mansfield, Murrandindi, Mt. Beauty, Nathalia, Rochester, Rutherglen, Seymour, Shepparton, Wangaratta, Wodonga and Yarrawonga/Malawa.
Seymour Little Athletics started in 1968 and became the 36th Centre to form in Victoria. In the early 1970’s, Seymour held Open Days and a gift, which was held at Kings Park.
The inter club competition at Seymour takes place at Kings Park on Friday nights, commencing the 9th of October, 2015, and concluding in March, 2016. Competition starts at 5.30pm and runs for approximately 2 hours.
Training nights are held at Kings Park, Seymour, each Monday night, starting in September 2015 - this time is the perfect opportunity for competitors to hone skills in specific disciplines.
Training starts at 5:00 pm, and usually goes for an hour, subject to demand.