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Update on Dio Athletics Sports

posted 27 Feb 2017, 19:29 by Debbie Stevens
It was very disappointing that bad weather forced us to cancel the Athletics Sports at Porritt Stadium on Thursday 16 February.
Unfortunately, it proved impossible to secure a suitable postponement date given that Porritt Stadium was fully booked up to the day before the Central Zone competition.

While we regret the loss of a very significant whole school House event, we believe our immediate priority is to meet the needs of those athletes seeking to progress to regional and national level. 

Given our customary large presence at the Central Zone competition, we propose to run our Athletics Championship within that wider context. Dio athletes competing at the Central Zones will, therefore, be eligible to earn championship points and beat school records where the conditions are equivalent. 

Athletes wishing to earn championship points at the Central Zone will be invited to put themselves forward for up to four Individual athletic events and a relay, with only the Individual events counting for championship points. Entries must include both a track and a field event.

All students wishing to compete at Central Zones are asked to email their entries to Mrs Schilov in the Sports Office as soon as possible and no later than 5:00 pm on Thursday 2 March:   jschilov@wdsg.school.nz  

We are only able to enter three athletes per event. Where necessary, PE and Sports staff will make selections in order to determine who should represent the school at the Central Zones on 7 March.
Thank you for your understanding.

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