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NSW Primary Schools Sports Association – Handbook

5.17 State Championship Organisation

Amended 2016

5.17.3 Guidelines for the implementation of 5.3.2. and 5.11.2

(a) Relief days

Both associations share evenly the number of days needed for

(i) Association trials

(ii) Team travel

(b) Costing

The organising area sets and collects the levy to include

(i) Team travel

(ii) Managerial accommodation

(iii) Managerial breakfast/meal allowance

(iv) Hiring of venues for association trials

(v) Supply umpires, balls, equipment etc

associations to alternate the organisation of the above on a yearly basis.

(c) Structure

The two associations involved alternate in the organisation of the following

(i) Setting dates for association trials

(ii) Booking venue for association trials

(iii) All travel arrangements for association team to State Championship

(iv) Liaising with host association re billets, manager's accommodation etc

(v) Liaising with sister association as regards trials information

(vi) Information Sheet

(d) Team management

Applications are taken from both associations. A selection panel of the two involved association Sports Officers and the State Convener elect the most meritorious applicant.

(e) Team colours/name

(i) The two associations combine their names to form a "greater association " e.g. Sydney West/South Coast.

(ii) Playing uniform should be that of the organising association for that year.

Note: Track suits, bags etc may be those of the participants' home association.

(iii) The association to alternate on a yearly basis as to team colours

(f) Pupils' travel/entry to area/association championship

Travel arrangements/entry procedures are as follows:

(i) Teams enter under the management of Zone Managers.

(ii) Individual entry – it is the responsibility of the school or parent to arrange travel for the child to the trial venues.

(g) Selection process

According to the organising association's policy i.e. association Convener and Selection Panel, select players according to their ability

(h) Association assembly point

It is the responsibility of each player to arrive at the designated meeting place as arranged by the Association Convener and/ or Team Manager.

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