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Track and Field

The GPS Track and Field season runs from Friday 23 August until Saturday 2 November 2019.

The QGSSSA Track and Field season runs from Friday 9 August 2019 until 19 September 2019.

Compulsory Registration and Consent

Parents/guardians 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 and QGSSSA Track and Field is using a smartphone app as the main means of communication between coaching staff, players and parents/guardians. 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 Boys Athletics' or 'BSHS Girls Athletics' 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 BSHS Girls Athletics 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 are required to pay an annual levy for bus transport, administration costs, coach shirts, coach gifts, fruit trays, some catering during the season, development, equipment and trophies. All prior levies and subject fees are required to be finalised before commencing the 2019 season. 

  • 2019 Boys Levy: $125
  • 2019 Girls Levy: TBA

Games and Competitions

GPS 2019 Track and Field 

DateEvent HostVenue
Friday 23 August

Brisbane Grammar School

Meet 1

Queensland State Athletics Centre (QSAC), Kessels Road, Nathan
Friday 30 August

Brisbane State High School

Meet 2

Queensland State Athletics Centre (QSAC), Kessels Road, Nathan
Friday 6 September

Brisbane Boys' College

Meet 3

Queensland State Athletics Centre (QSAC), Kessels Road, Nathan
Friday 13 September

Anglican Church Grammar School - Relay Titles

Meet 4

St Joseph's Nudgee College, Sandgate Road, Virginia
Friday 11 October

The Southport School

Meet 5A

Griffith University Track, Gold Coast
Friday 18 October

Ipswich Grammar School

Meet 6A

The University of Queensland Athletic Track, Sir Fred Schonell Drive, St Lucia
​Friday 25 October 
​St Joseph's College, Gregory Terrace 

Meet 7
​St Joseph's Nudgee College, Sandgate Road, Virginia
Thursday 31 October2019 Junior GPS ChampionshipsSt Joseph's Nudgee College 2199 Sandgate Road, Boondall
Saturday 2 November
2019 GPS ChampionshipsQueensland State Athletics Centre (QSAC), Kessels Road, Nathan

 Please refer to Sport this Week for up-to-date information on times and venues.

Games and Competitions

QGSSSA 2019 Track and Field 

 DateEvent HostVenue
Friday 9 August
 Pre QGSSSA MeetThe University of Queensland Athletic Track, Sir Fred Schonell Drive, St Lucia
Friday 16 August
 Pre QGSSSA MeetThe University of Queensland Athletic Track, Sir Fred Schonell Drive, St Lucia
Friday 23 August
Pre QGSSSA MeetThe University of Queensland Athletic Track, Sir Fred Schonell Drive, St Lucia
Friday 30 August
Pre QGSSSA MeetThe University of Queensland Athletic Track, Sir Fred Schonell Drive, St Lucia
Friday 6 September
Pre QGSSSA MeetThe University of Queensland Athletic Track, Sir Fred Schonell Drive, St Lucia
Friday 13 September
 Pre QGSSSA MeetThe University of Queensland Athletic Track, Sir Fred Schonell Drive, St Lucia
Thursday 19 September
QGSSSA Championships
State Athletic Facility, Kessels Road, Nathan

Please refer to Sport this Week for up-to-date information on times and venues.

Training Schedule 

Term 3 and Term 4

DayLocationTime (Am)Time (Pm)Events
Monday

BSHS Oval

(Boys and Girls)

7:30am – 8:30am 

Track

Sprints/middle distance

Tuesday

BSHS Oval

(Boys and Girls)

7:30am – 8:30am

 

Long/Triple

Wednesday

University of Qld Track 

(Boys & Girls)

 

 3:30pm – 4:30pm

 

All Events
Thursday

BSHS Oval

(Boys and Girls)

7:30am – 8:30am

 

Long/ Triple

Friday

BSHS Oval

(Boys and Girls)

7:30am – 8:30am Sprints/Block Starts
Middle Distance


Training

Attendance at training is an important component of being a part of the State High Track and Field Team. Students must attend a minimum of 75 per cent of training sessions to be eligible for a school pocket award. Students are encouraged to train with the group at least two times per week. 

Transport

Girls

Buses will be provided for transport to weekday lead up events. Students are to arrange their own transport from the venues. A return bus will be provided for the Girls Championship.

Boys

Return buses will be provided for Nudgee and Southport meets. 

Uniform

  • Track and Field uniforms for both boys and girls can be purchased from the Uniform Shop.
  • Students may choose between the unisex school shorts or 'taslon' track and field shorts. Girls may choose to wear BSHS bike pants.

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 Track and Field and Cross Country. Meetings are organised via email using information provided from registration forms.

  • Chairperson - Mr Jim Bennett
  • Treasurer - Ms Jillian Brosnan

End of Season Presentation

An end of season presentation dinner is held for boys and girls Track and Field. 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.