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Track and Field

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The GPS Track and Field season runs from Friday 21 August until Saturday 23 October 2020.

The QGSSSA Track and Field season runs from Friday 7 August 2020 until 17 September 2020.

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. 

  • 2020 Boys Levy: TBA
  • 2020 Girls Levy: $100.00

Games and Competitions

GPS 2020 Track and Field 

DateEvent HostVenue

Friday 21 August

Brisbane Grammar School

Meet 1

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

Friday 28 August

Brisbane State High School

Meet 2

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

Friday 4 September

Brisbane Boys' College

Meet 3

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

Friday 11 September

Anglican Church Grammar School - Relay Titles

Meet 4

St Joseph's Nudgee College, 
Sandgate Road, Virginia

Friday 9 October

The Southport School

Meet 5A

Griffith University Athletics Track, Gold Coast

Friday 16 October

Ipswich Grammar School

Meet 6A

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

Friday 23 October

2020 GPS Championships

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

Friday 30 October

2020 GPS Junior Championships

Queensland 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 2020 Track and Field 

 DateEvent HostVenue

Friday 7 August

CANCELLED 

 Pre QGSSSA Meet

The University of Queensland Athletics Track, Sir Fred Schonell Drive, St Lucia

Friday 14 August

CANCELLED 

 Pre QGSSSA Meet

The University of Queensland Athletics Track, Sir Fred Schonell Drive, St Lucia

Friday 21 August

CANCELLED

Pre QGSSSA Meet

The University of Queensland Athletics Track, Sir Fred Schonell Drive, St Lucia

Friday 28 August

TBC

Pre QGSSSA Meet

The University of Queensland Athletics Track, Sir Fred Schonell Drive, St Lucia

Friday 2 September

TBC

Pre QGSSSA Meet

The University of Queensland Athletics Track, Sir Fred Schonell Drive, St Lucia

Friday 11 September

TBC

 Pre QGSSSA Meet

The University of Queensland Athletics Track, Sir Fred Schonell Drive, St Lucia

Thursday 19 September

TBC

QGSSSA Championships

Queensland State Athletics Centre (QSAC), 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 & 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 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.

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

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there will be no end of season dinner in 2020. Further information will be provided to students regarding individual team trophy presentations.

In all other seasons, 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 31 July 2020
Last updated 31 July 2020