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North Island Colgate Games 2017

When:

Fri 6 Jan 2017, 8:00am–6:00pm
Sat 7 Jan 2017, 8:00am–6:00pm
Sun 8 Jan 2017, 8:00am–6:00pm

Where: Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Percival Rd, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $6.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: 1nurse69

The Colgate Games are a fantastic event within Children's Athletics.

It has been run by New Zealand Children's Athletic Association for over 30 years and a great opportunity for athletes to try their skills against other athletes throughout the North Island and sometimes even the South Island. It rotates throughout the North Island with all centres hosting the competition.

The Colgate Games are available for athletes 7 -14 years and they are allowed to compete in up to any five events. The events athletes are allowed to compete in are -

7 - 9 Years:
- 60m - Long Jump
- 100m - Shot Put
- 200m - Discus plus Relays

This age group runs in divisions, with each division earning pennants for first,second and third. All athletes receive a ribbon as well. The fields are smaller and allow greater participation. A great introduction into Colgate Games for athletes.

10 - 14 Years:
- 100m - Long Jump
- 200m - High Jump
- 400m - Shot Put
- 800m - Discus
- 1500m - Walks plus relays - 4 x 100m and medley relays

This age, groups run as per senior competition. They run heats, semi-finals and finals then the top three placings in the age group are presented with medals. All finalists receive a finalist ribbon too.

Upcoming Colgate games.