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Cross Country

 The GPS Cross Country season runs from Wednesday 3 April until Wednesday 29 May 2019.

The QGSSSA Cross Country season runs from Tuesday 19 March until Saturday 11 May 2019.

Compulsory Registration and Consent

Parents are required to complete the online registration and consent for their child via the school website.

Please complete the online web form including each sport that your child may undertake for the year. The web form generates a school consent form which is to be completed, signed and placed in the tray on the counter in the Extra-Curricular Office in room D101.

Team App for Coaches, Players and Parents

GPS Cross Country and QGSSSA Cross Country are using a smartphone app as the main means of communication between coaching staff, players and parents. Team App keeps member contact details private and no members can communicate with each other through the app.

To download, go to https://teamapp.com/app

  1. Sign-up using your name, date of birth and email address. You'll be sent an email to confirm your registration.
  2. Search for 'BSHS Girls Cross Country' or 'BSHS Girls Cross Country' and request access to the group which applies to you.
  3. Once your request is approved, you will be able to see news and upcoming events on your device or by checking your emails.
  4. Please note that turning on push notifications on the app allows you not to miss important posts as they are made, however, this can be switched off at any time.

Levy

Students must pay a levy for bus transport, administration costs, coach shirts, coach gifts, fruit trays, some catering during the season, equipment and trophies. All prior levies are required to be finalised before commencing the 2019 season.

  • Boys $130
  • Girls $115

Boys 2019 Season Schedule 

Date Cross Country EventVenue
​Tuesday 12 March​Donnelly Dash​BSHS School Oval
Tuesday 19 March Mt Gravatt District Cross Country

Sunnybank Rugby Union Club, 470 McCullough Street, Sunnybank

Friday 29 MarchComposite District Cross CountryIona College, 85 North Road, Wynnum West
Wednesday 3 AprilGPS Meet 1 - BSHS/BBC HostMinnippi Parklands, Stanton Street, Tingalpa
​Thursday 4 April​Interhouse Cross Country​Musgrave Park
Wednesday 24 AprilMet East Cross CountryJohn Paul College, John Paul Drive, Daisy Hill
Friday 26 AprilGPS Meet 2 - TSS HostThe Southport School, Main Campus, 2 Winchester Street, Southport
Friday 3 MayGPS Meet 3 - GT/BGS Host Brisbane Grammar School Fields, Northgate
​Saturday 4 May​Queensland All Schools Cross Country​TBA
Friday 10 MayGPS Meet 4 - NC HostSt Joseph's Nudgee College Golf Course, 2199 Sandgate Road, Virginia
Friday 17 MayGPS Meet 5 - ACGS/TGS HostLimestone Park, 42 Chermside Road, Ipswich
Wednesday 29 MayGPS Championship MeetLimestone Park, 42 Chermside Road, Ipswich
Saturday 20 - Monday 22 JulyState Cross CountryKearney Springs, Toowoomba

Transport for Boys

Buses will be provided for transport to the GPS lead up events. Students are to find their own way home from the Anglican Church Grammar School Meet.

Girls 2019 Season Schedule

DateMeetVenue
​Tuesday 12 March​Donnelly Dash​BSHS School Oval
Tuesday 19 March

Mt Gravatt District Cross Country

 

QGSSSA - Meet 1

Sunnybank Rugby Union Club, 470 McCullough Street, Sunnybank

Yeronga Memorial Park, Honour Avenue, Yeronga

Monday 25 MarchQGSSSA - Meet 2 Sherwood Arboretum, 57 Dewar Terrace, Sherwood
Tuesday 26 MarchComposite District Cross CountryMinnippi Parklands, Stanton Street, Tingalpa
​Thursday 4 April​Interhouse Cross Country​Musgrave Park
Wednesday 24 April

Met East Cross Country

 

QGSSSA - Meet 3

John Paul College, John Paul Drive, Daisy Hill

Rangakarra, Sprenger Street, Fig Tree Pocket

Thursday 2 MayQGSSSA - Meet 4Rivermount College, Rivermount Drive, Yatala
Saturday 4 MayQueensland All Schools Cross CountryTBA
​Saturday 11 May​QGSSSA Cross Country Championships​Rivermount College, Rivermount Drive, Yatala
Saturday 20 - Monday 22 JulyState Cross CountryKearney Springs, Toowoomba

Transport for Girls

Return charter bus transport is arranged to the QGSSSA Cross Country meets on school days and to the QGSSSA Cross Country Championships. Parents may collect students from the venues. Students are to make their own way home from the QGSSSA Yeronga Meet (Meet 1) For all other events students are to make their own travel arrangements.

Training

Attendance at training is an important component of being a part of the BSHS Cross Country Team. Students must attend a minimum of 15 training sessions to be eligible for a school pocket award. Students are encouraged to train with the group at least two times per week. 

  • GPS training times are Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7.30am, and additionally Open Boys train Tuesday and Thursday at 7.30am. Departure from F Block.
  • QGSSSA training times are Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 7.30am; Wednesday at 3.00pm.
  • Students who are members of a club, training with an outside coach, must attend at least one school training session per week. 

Uniform

Students may choose between the unisex school shorts or 'taslon' cross country shorts. Girls may choose to wear BSHS bike pants available from the Uniform Shop. Cross country singlets for both boys and girls can be purchased from the Uniform Shop.

Volunteers

Any parent who would like to contribute by being part of the sub-committee, or assist at meets and trainings, please contact the Master in Charge.

Sub-Committee

The Sub-Committee is combined for Cross Country and Athletics (Track and Field).  Meetings are organised via email using information provided from registration forms.

  • Chairperson - Mr John Bosnjak
  • Treasurer - Ms Jillian Brosnan
  • Secretary - Mr Shane Williamson

End of Season Presentation

Separate end of season presentation dinners are held for GPS and QGSSSA Cross Country. Details regarding confirmed venue and ticket availability will be advised once the season begins. Tickets are sold at the B Block Finance Counter and must be purchased by the closing date to enable catering numbers to be finalised. Once ticket sales are closed no further tickets will be available for purchase.