This inaugural joint Little Athletics NSW and Athletics NSW Officials Seminar, was held on Sunday, 13 September 2015 at Holroyd Sports Ground was well attended with approximately 60 officials in attendance.
The day opened with two practical sessions:-
An overview of the rules and procedures for conducting track events.
A practical session on the set up and use of EDM’s for measuring field trials.
This was followed by a BBQ lunch.
After lunch interactive information sessions were held on: –
AAOES (Australian Athletics Officials Education Scheme)
The new education and accreditation system. The level 1 online courses are due to go live at the end of September.
The main IAAF and Little Athletic rule changes for 2015/2016 were explained.
A proposed joint mentoring program was outlined.
Anti-bullying and Assessment and Management of officials policies were explained.
Scenarios were discussed in workshops, which covered track, jumps and throws.
Thanks are extended to Barry Pecar, John Morris, Neil Hinton and Janet Munro (ANSW) and Peter Barnes and Heather Mitchell (LANSW).
Copies of the Powerpoint Presentations used at the seminar are attached to the headings above for your information.