Frequently Asked Questions
Everything you need to know about Tiger Wests Little Athletics Centre.
What, When, Where?
Tiger Wests Little Athletics runs a modified athletics competition for children aged from 4 to 16 years. The emphasis is on “Family, Fun & Fitness”. Competitions run every Friday evening at 6:30PM from September to March at the Wyatt Park Athletics Oval in Auburn/Lidcombe.
What time does it start and finish?
All athletes arrive by 6:15pm for a 6:30pm start. Younger age groups finish around 7:30pm, and older age groups between 8:00pm and 9:00pm.
What events do the children do?
All athletes compete in various running races, jumps and throws events. The distances, types of implements etc are modified and change as the athletes become older. Our athletes typically compete in 4-6 events every week.
How do we join?
Registrations for the 2023/24 season are done through the Little Athletics NSW web site. Please refer to our Registration Guide
How much does it cost?
Fees for the 2023/24 season covering Friday competition nights from September to March are $150 for U6-U17 and $100 for Tiny Tots. Registration fees include insurance, cost of entry fees to most LAANSW championships, awards and trophies, coaching and equipment.
What should we bring?
Athletes need to wear our Tiger Wests uniforms with their Little Athletics numbers attached. Athletes should wear appropriate shoes and a jacket or long pants in cooler weather. Don't forget your water bottle, hat and sunscreen!
What if it rains?
Please like our Facebook page and check for any updates on the day of competition.
Do parents have to stay?
Yes, all parents are required each Friday to assist with the running of the events. Parents generally accompany the athletes around the field while they compete and help out where required. A parent must remain at all times in case of injury or cancellation due to wet weather.
Do you keep track of results?
Yes, results for all events are recorded in ResultsHQ and used to calculate our end of season awards winners.
Do you have training sessions?
Training for certain age groups to be available from 6pm on the night every second week after the school holidays - TBC dependent on numbers.