Big 6 Xmas Meet Dec 5th

Big 6 Xmas meet Saturday December 5th

What is it?

This is one of the highlights of the year for UWA Seniors and Juniors when they come together to run the BIG 6. This fantastic competition involves our  UWA seniors and a host of Australia’s top senior athletes competing alongside our own UWALAC athletes. It is a night meet under lights! Records count and all events are official UWALAC events. Our little athletes will see some big throws and jumps, fast sprints and the elimination mile! Parent rosters are slightly different for some events on the night, both roster 1 and roster 2 are on together.

We have the following on the day:

  • Face Painting
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Sausage sizzle and coffee van
  • DJ
  • Special visit from Father Xmas and a Xmas tent set up.

 

Program

There is a modified program on the day and all records count.

Big 6 2020 Final

 

Parent  Rosters for December 5th

  • Both Parent Rosters i.e. Roster 1 & Roster 2, run together. There are limited events and the BIG 6 on. We have all hands on deck at this meet. Site officials will direct you. Please note you may be moved to other sites as required due to the nature of the meet.
  • Once your site is finished please pack up all equipment. Sites have minimal events due to the modified program.
  • Some sites will have the BIG 6 on-be prepared for big jumps and throws

Big 6 Rules

  • All Big 6 athletes get 6 jumps and throws (They must do a minimum of 3).
  • High Jump – athletes are challenged to be strategic with just four fouls permitted across the whole competition
  • The Elimination mile –  the last athlete to complete each lap (400m) is eliminated

Important information

  • The meet starts at 8.30am- please arrive at 8.15am sharp
  • Both Parent Rosters. Roster 1 & Roster 2, run together. There are limited events and the BIG 6 on. We have all hands on deck at this meet. Site officials will direct you. Please note you may be moved to other sites as required due to the nature of the meet.
  • Discus sites 3 & 4 and Shot Put 3 & 4 will be operational. So both rosters can split over the 4 sites -you will have help from other parents who have been shifted across roster.
  • Once your site is finished please pack up all equipment. Sites have minimal events due to the modified program. Most sites have 2 or 3 events total.
  • All Big 6 athletes get 6 jumps & 6 throws (They must do a minimum of 3). There will be special files on site for the Big 6 with rules and start sheets.
  • High Jump – athletes are challenged to be strategic with just four fouls permitted across the whole competition and in the Elimination mile –  the last athlete to complete each lap (400m) is eliminated

Big 6 Field Sites

  • High Jump Site1
  • Long Jump Site1
  • Shot Put  Site 1
  • Discus Site 1

Roster Changes

  • High Jump roster 2 will run the big 6 competition. High Jump roster 1 will assist on Discus 3 and 4.
  •  Hurdles do not run for this competition, Parents on these rosters are asked to assist on Shot put 3 and 4.
  • All parents on Discus Roster 2 will man sites 2-4. Discus Roster 1 -will all do the big 6 event on site1
  • All parents on Shot Put roster 2 will sites man 2-4. Shot put roster 1 will all do the big 6 event on site 1
  • Set up has both crews on to get it done correctly.
  • Set up start time is from 6.15am.
  • Pack up time is 11am
  • Parents, athletes and coaches must move around the outside of the track on this day as the Big 6 high jump will take place in the centre of the field.
  • Thursday Equipment-both rosters are on together to get all the equipment checked and ready.

 

Variety Charity-Gold Coin & Wear Something Red

At our big 6 on December 5th we will also be collecting a gold coin donation (or more!) to support Variety WA. There will be collection tins at the desk. We also encourage all our athletes and coaches to wear something red-red socks-red head band, hair ribbons or paint a red heart on their face, arms or legs. Variety – the Children’s Charity supports kids and families who are facing many challenges through sickness, disadvantage or living with disability.  We encourage all parents on site to get in the Xmas spirit and support variety by wearing a red Xmas hat!