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Track and Field

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​The GPS Track and Field season runs from Friday 20 August until Friday 29 October 2021.

2021 QGSSSA season information will be updated on this page in due course. Please refer to the Events Calendar and Sport this Week.

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 2021 season. 

  • 2021 Boys Levy: $145
  • 2021 Girls Levy: TBA

Games and competitions

GPS 2021 Track and Field 


DateEvent HostVenue

Friday 20 August

Brisbane Grammar School

Meet 1

Queensland State Athletics Centre (QSAC), 
Kessels Road, Nathan

Friday 27 August

Brisbane State High School

Meet 2

Queensland State Athletics Centre (QSAC), 
Kessels Road, Nathan

Friday 3 September

Toowoomba Grammar School

Meet 3

Queensland State Athletics Centre (QSAC), 
Kessels Road, Nathan

Friday 10 September

Anglican Church Grammar School

Meet 4

Queensland State Athletics Centre (QSAC), 
Kessels Road, Nathan

Friday 8 October

The Southport School

Meet 5A

Griffith University Athletics Track, Gold Coast

Friday 15 October

Ipswich Grammar School/ St Joseph's College, Gregory Terrace

Meet 6A

UQ Athletics Centre

Sir William MacGregor Drive, St Lucia

Tuesday 12 October

2021 GPS Championships

Junior Champs 8:00am-1:00pm

Senior Champs 1:30pm-8:00pm

Queensland State Athletics Centre (QSAC), 
Kessels Road, Nathan

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


QGSSSA 2021 Track and Field 

2021 QGSSSA season information will be updated on this page in due course. Please refer to the Events Calendar and Sport this Week.


Training schedule 

Term 3 and Term 4

DayLocationTime (Am)Time (Pm)Events

Monday

BSHS Oval

(Boys & girls)

7:30am – 8:30am

 

Track

Sprints/
Middle distance

Tuesday

BSHS Oval

(Boys & girls)

7:30am – 8:30am

 

Long/Triple

Wednesday

The University of Queensland Athletics 
Track 

(Boys & girls)

 

 3:30pm – 4:30pm

 

All events

Thursday

BSHS Oval

(Boys & girls)

7:30am – 8:30am

 

Long/Triple

Friday

BSHS Oval

(Boys & 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 QGSSSA Championships.

Boys

Return buses will be provided for Ipswich Grammar School/St Joseph's College, Gregory Terrace 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.

The Track and Field and Cross Country Sub-Committee is led by:

  • Chairperson  Mr Jim Bennett
  • Secretary  Mrs Kristy Crome
  • Treasurer  Mrs Rachel Langdon

End of season presentation

An end of season presentation dinner is held for both GPS and QGSSSA Track & 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.​

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Last reviewed 25 August 2021
Last updated 25 August 2021