AGM Invite for Life Members – Updated Contact Details

The Knox LAC Executive Committee extends an invite to all Knox LAC Life Members to attend the Knox LAC AGM.

Details:
Date:                     Monday the 3rd of May 2021 
Location:              Knox Athletics Track – Pavilion
Time:                     7.30pm

All Knox LAC Life Members have been emailed an invite, however if you are a life member and did not receive the invite please RSVP with your updated contact details to our Centre Secretary at secretary@klac23.org.au by Sunday the 25th of April 2021.

We are looking forward to seeing you all on the night.

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Cross Country Starts This Weekend, Online Duty Register Link and Updated Season Calendar

Our first Cross Country & new athlete try out day is this Saturday at Koomba Park. (Burwood Hwy/Mountain Hwy behind Wantirna Tennis Club)

Due to popular demand we are using the online duty register again this season. This year families will be required to do at least 1 duty for their child to be eligible for Cross Country Championship Day later in the season. We will post the links for each week to the calendar soon.

Required duty each week will be :

1 x Timer (Back up)
1 x Order of Placings (Finish Line)
1 x Handing out of placing cards (Finish Line)
2 x Course Marshal
1 x Ticket Scanner
3 x BBQ/Canteen
1 x Knox Spare
1 x Waverley Family
1 x Sherbrooke Family
(unless additional duties are required at specific venues)

First race starts at 9.00am…..for more information including race order & online duty register click here

Calendar Update

The calendar has been updated and can be downloaded below.

Uniform Requirements

If you are an existing Knox athlete (or from another centre) your normal competition uniform can be worn at cross country. New members can compete in sports wear suitable for cross country running.

All athletes competing at cross country must wear their registration patch. Any athlete not wearing a registration patch will not be permitted to start. This is a requirement of Little Athletics Victoria to ensure that all athletes are insured when competing. If you are a trialing athlete you will be given a patch to wear on the day.

Hope to see there on Saturday morning!

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Notice of Knox LAC Annual General Meeting

2019 AGM · St Albans Cricket Club

Please be advised that Knox Little Athletics Centre will be holding its Annual General Meeting on:

Date: Monday 3rd May 2021
When: Starting at 7.30pm sharp
Where: Knox Athletic Track Pavillon

Members will have the opportunity to find out about Knox LAC and its finances, speak about any items on the agenda and vote on any resolutions proposed.

At the meeting, members will also be asked to vote to:
• accept the minutes of the last annual general meeting
• accept the annual report
• accept the annual financial statements
• election of office bearers for the upcoming 2021-22 season.

Who can attend the AGM?
Knox LAC welcomes the participation of all members, athletes and life members of the centre.

Who can vote at the AGM?
While Knox LAC welcomes the attendance athletes and their families you must be member or life member of Knox LAC in order to cast a vote on any matter.

AGM Agenda, papers and reports
AGM Agenda, reports and financials will be posted before the AGM. Copies will be available on the night.

If anyone wishes to have any matters raised under general business, please put in writing & send to secretary@klac23.org.au before Sunday 25th April.

Nomination of Office Bearers (Executive Committee)

At the AGM all executive committee positions will be declared vacant. We invite all members to consider nominating and stand for election for any of the following positions on the Executive Committee:-

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Registrar

Any member wishing to stand for election to an Executive Committee position must do so using the nomination form below.

NOMINATION FORMS TO BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED TO THE CENTRE SECRETARY (BY HAND), EMAIL (secretary@klac23.org.au) OR POST TO PO BOX 4444 KNOX CITY, WANTIRNA SOUTH 3152

Please note that NOMINATIONS CLOSE Sunday 25th April 2021.

The current Knox LAC Executive Committee look forward to your attendance and participation at our AGM.

Please feel free to contact the Secretary at secretary@klac23.org.au should you have any enquiries.

David Kearsley
Knox LAC President

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Cross Country Is Back for 2021 – Registration Portal Now Open, Preliminary Calendar Available

We are excited to announce that Cross Country is back for 2021. Join in!

Season Starts 17th April 2021 at Koomba Park Wantirna

Knox Athletes: If you were registered with Knox LAC for Track and Field this season, you are already registered for Cross Country. Nothing to pay. Just bring your current number patch and be ready to run!

Other Centres: Registered athletes from other LAVic centres are welcome to participate at normal meets. Just bring your current number patch and check-in at the registration/recording desk so athlete details can be recorded.

New Athlete Registration and Fees

If you haven’t done Cross Country before, come and give it a try! Come to an event and see one of our volunteers at the registration/recording desk.
If you wish to join the winter cross country for the season the cost is $65 for the 12 week season. You will need to register through the Little Athletics Victoria portal. See below.

New Athletes Registration Portal

For any new athletes, you can access the registration portal here https://memberdesq.sportstg.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=main&OrgID=1370

  • When registering for the first time you will be asked to to pick a centre. Scroll through the list and choose Knox Little Athletics Centre.
  • You will then be asked to choose a club – Choose Knox Little Athletics Centre at the top of the list.
  • Choose your age group and then complete the declaration page (please read it carefully) and finish off the registration details and pay the fee online.

Please note: Knox LAC does not have the facilities to accept payment of registration fees on the day. Registration and payment of fees must be completed online prior to competing.

Preliminary Calendar Dates

First week of Cross Country is scheduled for Saturday the 17th of April 2021 at Koomba Park, Mountain Hwy, Wantirna. (Behind the tennis club). First race will start at 9.00am

You can download the preliminary calendar below.

Please note: The calendar is preliminary – Dates, times and locations are subject to change.

Want More Information?

For more information on Winter Cross Country please head to our Cross Country Page here or check out our facebook page @ Knox little athletics centre

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2021 State Relay Championship – Important Information For This Weekend

If you are heading to State Relay Championships this weekend at Casey Fields there is some important information for you to read through.

Below is the current timetable. Please check your event times. Please ensure you have discussed the events with your relay team coach.

The duty roster has been published. You can download the roster below. Please check you duty and time that you are required.

Please note: A number of centres have withdrawn from relays this week and as such we have been given additional duty roles at short notice. These were provided to the Knox Team Manager on Wednesday night and have been reflected in current duty roster below.
There are also few duty roles that have not yet been allocated by LAVic as a result of the late centre withdrawals. Knox maybe given further additional duties over the weekend. Therefore every family attending must be prepared to pick a up a duty if required. The Knox Team Manger will advise families when needed.

Every family and every Knox Athlete must check in with the Knox Team Manager on arrival at the venue.

Knox LAC Location at the Venue and Weather
Knox LAC will have tents setup on the back straight adjacent to the 1500m start. There will be enough tents for teams competing. Don’t forget to bring your chairs.

Please note the weather on Saturday is for showers or two with a possible storm. Please ensure you bring enough clothing to stay warm and dry. Sunday is looking to be a much better day. Partly cloudy and slight chance of a shower.

Food and Drinks
The canteen at the venue will not be open. There will be a BBQ operating and two coffee vans. We suggest you bring your all your food and drink needs for the day.

Covid Protocols

  • The event is being run under the Public Event Framework a new Lower Risk Tier 2 permit. With restrictions easing there is still a cap on attendees and this is now 5000 patrons at any time throughout the day.
  • LAVic have therefore amended that ALL spectators are permitted to attend and everyone must sign in with issued QR code which will be posted at the venue.
  • While masks must still be carried at all times they will not be required to be worn while spectating.
  • LAVic are asking centres and spectators to leave once they have finished all events, the hard entry and exit times have been removed.
  • Covid protocol will still be in place and CSO’s will be in attendance on both days.

Call Room and Uniform
All athletes must be present at the call room no later than 20mins before the scheduled event time.
Athletes must be wearing centre approved uniform with Coles badge and name patch. The name patch must have Commonwealth Bank Sticker on it. If your name patch does not have you will need to see the Knox Team Manager to get one.

Please do not forget your name patch we will not be able to provide a new patch on the day.

Warm Up
The track will be open for warm up between 8.00am and 9.30am and during the lunch break on both days.

Good luck to all our athletes for the weekend.

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