2020 Excellent Service to School Sport Award nominations are open

Recognise teacher excellence and outstanding contribution to student outcomes in school sport over an extended period of time by nominating them for the Excellent Service to School Sport awardNominations close on Monday 17.08.2020 (week 5 term 3).


North Coast School Sport Association (NCSSA) advises that due to the COVID-19 outbreak and ‘social distancing strategy’, all programs for Terms 1 and 2 are now cancelled. All District, Zone, North Coast, NSWPSSA, NSWCHSSA activities are cancelled for the remainder of Term 1 and Term 2'.

The following North Coast SSA activities planned for Term 1 and Term 2 will not proceed –

  1. Primary Tennis trials
  2. Primary and Secondary Basketball trials
  3. Secondary Canoeing Carnival
  4. Secondary 15s and Opens Touch Football trials
  5. Primary Touch Football trials
  6. Primary and Secondary Netball trials
  7. Primary and Secondary Hockey trials
  8. Primary Football trials
  9. Secondary Football trials
  10. Primary Australian Football trials
  11. Primary and Secondary Rugby League trials
  12. Primary and Secondary Cross Country Championships
  13. Secondary Lawn Bowls selection
  14. Primary and Secondary Golf trials
  15. Primary Rugby Union trials

The following NSWPSSA/CHS events will also not proceed-

  1. All Schools 15s Cricket
  2. SSA Secondary Triathlon
  3. All Schools Tennis
  4. Secondary Girls Volleyball championships
  5. Secondary 16s Rugby Union trials
  6. Secondary Swimming Championships
  7. Primary Swimming Championships
  8. Secondary Baseball State-wide finals
  9. All Schools Sailing Championships
  10. Secondary Boys and Girls Basketball Championships
  11. Primary Boys and Girls Basketball Championships
  12. Secondary Rugby Union Championships
  13. Secondary Boys and Girls Hockey Championships
  14. Primary Boys and Girls Hockey Championships
  15. Secondary Australian Football Championships
  16. Primary Australian Football Championships
  17. Primary Tennis Championships
  18. Secondary Netball Championships
  19. Secondary Boys and Girls Football Championships
  20. Primary Boys and Girls Football Championships
  21. Secondary All Schools Canoeing Championships
  22. Secondary Rugby League Trials
  23. All Schools Australian Football Trials
  24. Primary Rugby League 11’s and Opens Championships
  25. Secondary Boys and Girls 15’s and Opens Touch Football Championships
  26. Secondary Bowls Championships
  27. Secondary All Schools & CHS Individual Golf Championships
  28. Secondary Squash Championships

The School Sport Unit wishes to advise that the following Sports events have been cancelled for Term 3, 2020.

  • NSWPSSA Cross Country
  • NSWPSSA Netball state championship
  • NSWPSSA Boys Touch state championship
  • NSWPSSA Rugby Union state championship
  • NSWPSSA Girls Rugby 7s
  • NSWPSSA Golf state championship
  • NSWPSSA Boys Softball state championship
  • NSWPSSA Girls Touch state championship
  • NSWPSSA Girls Softball state championship
  • NSW All Schools cross country
  • NSW All Schools touch football trials
  • NSWCHSSA gymnastics state championships
  • NSWCHSSA Trans-Tasman squash exchange
  • NSWCHSSA athletics championships
  • NSWCHSSA boys tennis state championships
  • NSW All Schools football tri-series
  • NSW All Schools opens netball tri-series
  • NSWCHSSA trampoline sports state championships
  • NSWCHSSA bowls exchange
  • NSWCHSSA girls tennis state championships
  • Primary Girls Cricket trials
  • Primary Boys Cricket trials
  • Secondary Water Polo trials
  • Secondary Boys Cricket trials

The following Sports events have been cancelled for Term 4, 2020.

  • NSWPSSA Athletics

The health and wellbeing of everyone involved is paramount and at the heart of this decision. We recognise the pressures that schools are currently experiencing and supporting staff and students remains our highest priority.



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