The ClubsNSW Academy Games is an initiative of the Regional Academies of Sport New South Wales Incorporated (RASi) supported by principle partner ClubsNSW. RASi is made up of member bodies from the Regional Academy Network. It is expected approx. 900+ athletes; coaches and team officials from eleven (11) NSW Academies and invited interstate Academies will participate in nine sports in 2017.
Venue & Competition Dates:
Saturday 8th April 2017
1.00pm -2.30pm: Open water Swim Clinic at Toowoon Bay
2.30pm - 3.30pm: Relocate to Mingara (lunch break included)
3.30pm -5.00pm: Bike Clinic at Mingara Car Park (Carpark behind swimming pool)
Sunday 9th April 2017
8:00am: Triathlon at Summerland Point
HAS, IAS, SWSAS
Approximate athletes: 35
Spirit of Play
All athletes and officials are expected to observe the “spirit of sport “requirements when participating in the Games, and adhere to the Academies’ Code of Conduct.
Athletes who do not observe these fundamental requirements will not be permitted to participate further in the Games.
Persons officiating during the ClubsNSW Academy Games are doing so as volunteers and are committed to assisting athletes enjoy their participation in the Games. Officials are to be treated at all times with courtesy and respect.
Triathlon with Clinics across all disciplines
Course Maps, Layouts and Distances:
Open Water Swim Clinic
The Open water clinic starts at 1pm at Toowoon Bay
Coaches and athletes should meet at the Surf Club. All swimming will be done to the North of the Sand Spit - as illustrated by the blue line. This area is bery saf, as it is extremely well protected from the prevailing swell.
These clinics are all held at Mingara Recreation Club, which is a 5 minute drive from Toowoon Bay. The bike clinic is from 3.30pm and will be held in the carpark behind the swimming pool. TThis is a bus parking bay that will be blocked off for the cycling clinic.
The triathlon will be held at Summerland Point on Sunday morning from 8am.
The Juniors will race 400m swim, 16k ride and 4k run over the following course:
Youth athletes will race a 300m swim, 12km bike ride and run 3km over the same course (with modified turning points and/or reduced laps).
The ride has some undulations and the run is mostly flat on a grass path.
Normal ITU triathlon rules apply to the race and equipment. As such, time trial bikes, disc wheels, etc. are not permitted.
The Events will be conducted under Triathlon Australia’s Race Competition Rules.
These rules should be read in conjunction with the TA Participant Policy Document by event organisers, Technical Officials and participants. The original (source) document for these rules is the electronic version, which can be found on Triathlon Australia’s website (www.triathlon.org.au).
Categories: 12 – 15 years & 16 – 18 years Male & Female.
Brett O'Farrell (HAS)
Host Academy: Central Coast Academy of Sport