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​Report to the marshal at the field event first so they know you are in attendance.  The field event marshall will allow you to leave the field event in order for you to compete in the track event at the scheduled time or when marshalling commences for this event.


​The top 3 runners from each timed final will remain in a holding area directly after they compete.  Once both timed finals have been conducted (max. 2) the times for all athletes are combined. The fastest 3 students will be presented with medals.  Students MUST run as fast as they can in their race, no second chances.


​Primary Students must come first or second at their Region Track and Field Championship to progress through to the SSV State Championships.  Secondary students must place FIRST to progress in all events with the exception of 1500m walk, 1500 run and 3000m run in which 1st and 2nd placegetters will progress.


​Your school should complete an invitation request on your behalf and submit it to SSV for consideration, requests cannot always be considered due to limited lane availability.


​Go to the SSV website select the Region button and then select your Region, click on the little green trophy on the right-hand side of the page.


​This will vary depending on the venue, please ask for specifics on arrival or check the course map for the particulars you are seeking.






​Check the program to determine what time your event/s start, report to the marshall at that event either 15minutes prior to the scheduled time or when the event is announced, if in doubt go and ask the marshall at the event well prior to the scheduled event time.


​You have qualified to progress to the SSV State Championships please find the information on the SSV website for the SSV State Primary Championships.


​Refer to the specific dress code details on the rules for the sport.  For individual sports, it is recommended that you wear your school sports uniform as you are representing your school.


​The SSV website is the most up to date point for all information


​Go to the home page of the SSV website, find the ‘search schools' option.


​All the necessary details of the SSV event you are looking for can be found on under 'Event Calendar' of the specific sporting page on the SSV website. 


​Given you meet certain eligibility criteria your school may be able to complete an invitation request on your behalf to miss ‘one’ level of competition. Please see SSV invitation policy


SSV considers the playing of sport an important aspect of resilience in affected communities. Please make contact with your relevant Region School Sport Officer in the SSV office (9084 9001). SSV will do its best to make provisions for your school.


SSV recognises the importance of school sport to continue. This may mean locating school sport events to other areas where sporting facilities haven’t been affected. Please make contact with your relevant Region School port Officer in the SSV office (9084 9001). SSV will do its best to facilitate any changes that need to be made.


​The championship will be conducted through most weather conditions including moderate rain, in the event of heavy rain or lightning the event may be delayed or postponed.


​All information from the Division level is on the SSV website.  If your school is unable to advise on the details that you require you can contact your district, division or region Coordinator to obtain the information you require.  It is best practice however to check the SSV website for all event information, add the ssv media to all your devices so you have the latest information on everything.  Check the SSV Competition Pathway and Progression Policy.


​The SSV website is the best point of call for all the most up to date information about state finals. All the state events are in the Event Calendar. e.g. draws are updated with the school's names of the region representatives as the region winners are known. Any last-minute changes to venues (very rare) or cancellations due to poor weather (very rare), schools are contacted directly by email as well as the website is updated.