SACPSSA Cross Country Carnival
The SACPSSA Cross Country Carnival is held each year in the East Parklands, starting currently on the Prince Alfred College Oval. Historically it has also started on the Christian Brothers’ College Oval.
Annually this event sees students in Under 10, Under 11, Under 12 and Senior (Under 13) challenge themselves over a 2km course. The event hosts approximately 70 schools and around 2500 students each year.
Cross Country Nomination Form
Cross Country Information
|Year||U/10 Boys||U/11 Boys||U/12 Boys||Senior Boys||U/10 Girls||U/11 Girls||U/12 Girls||Senior Girls|
|1985||CBC||CBC||–||St Michaels||Aberfoyle Pk||Findon||–||Findon|
|1986||Aberfoyle Pk||Sacred Heart||–||Blackfriars||Jamestown||Evanston||–||Windsor Gdns/T T Gull|
|1988||St Michael’s||Tea Tree Gull||–||Aberfoyle Pk||Evanston||Evanston||–||Evanston|
|1989||Evanston||St Michael’s||–||Antonio||Salisbury||T T Gully||–||Salisbury|
|1990||St Michael’s||Evanston||–||Sacred Heart||Parafield Gdn||Salisbury||–||TT Gully|
|1991||St Michael’s||St Michael’s||–||CBC||Evanston||Findon||–||Hectorville|
|1992||St Michael’s||St Michal’s||Antonio||St Michael’s||Findon||Loreto||Evanston||Oarafield Gdn|
|1993||Rostrevor||St Michael’s||CBC||CBC||Loreto||Christies Bch||Loreto||Findon|
|1994||Rostrevor||CBC||St Michael’s||St Michael’s||Kingswood||Loreto||Norwood||Loreto|
|1995||Evanston||Sacred Heart||Rostrevor||St Michael’s||Kingswood||Evanston||Loreto||SAC|
|1998||Blackfriars||TTG||St Michael’s||St Michaels||Findon||Marymount||Evanston||Evanston|
|1999||Brighton||St Michael’s||Evanston||St Michael’s||Elizabeth Pk||TTG||Marymount||Parafield Gdn|
|2000||St Michael’s||SHC||St Michael’s||St Michael’s||Findon||Elizabeth Pk||TTG||Marymount|
|2001||St Michael’s||St Michael’s||St Michael’s||CBC||Norwood||Wynn Vale||Findon||Findon|
|2002||Seacombe G||CBC||St Michael’s||Rostrevor||Wynn Vale||Marymount||Marymount||Wynn Vale|
|2003||TTG||St Michael’s||CBC||St Michael’s||Loreto||Seaford||Marymount||St Mary’s Coll|
|2004||Rostrevor||SHC||St Michael’s||St Michael’s||Glenelg||Parkside||Marymount||Marymount|
|2005||Plympton||Greenacres||Wynn Vale||SHC||Henley Beach||Walkerville||Evanston||Cabra|
|2006||Rostrevor||St Michael’s||St Michael’s||TTG||Loreto||Loreto||Marymount||Marymount|
|2007||St Ignatius||Rostrevor||St Michael’s||Taperoo||St Ignatius||St Dominics||Mercedes||Marymount|
|2008||CBC||St Columba||St Columba||St Michael’s||St Ignatius||Semaphore||Mercedes||Loreto|
|2009||St Michael’s||St Michael’s||Mercedes||Croydon||Warradale||St Ignatius||Marymount||Taperoo|
|2012||St Ignatius||Mt Barker||SHC||SHC||Wynn Vale||Marymount||Mt Barker||Parkside|
|2013||St Michael’s||St Columba||SHC||Blackfriars||Glengowrie||Nazareth||SAC||SAC|
|2014||St Michael’s||St Ignatius||Mercedes||Rostrevor||Seacombe G||Glenelg||Wynn Vale||Mercedes|
|2015||Rostrevor||St Michael’s||Sacred Heart||Sacred Heart||Henley Beach||Henley Beach||Mercedes||Nazareth|
|2016||St Michael’s||Sacred Heart||Sacred Heart||Sacred Heart||Nazareth||Henley Beach||Marymount||Mercedes|
|2017||Nazareth||St Michael’s||Sacred Heart||Sacred Heart||Glenelg||Warradale||St Ignatius||Marymount|
Promoting the philosophy of good sportsmanship, fostering companionship between competitors and promoting a healthy active lifestyle.
Cross Country Rules
Commencing at 10am events (2000 m) will be run in the following order:
U/ 10 – Girls D Div, Boys D Div, Girls C Div, Boys C Div, Girls B Div, Boys B Div, Girls A Div, Boys A Div
U/ 11 – Girls B Div, Boys B Div, Girls A Div, Boys A Div
U/ 12 – Girls B Div, Boys B Div, Girls A Div, Boys A Div
Senior Girls A Div..– Senior Boys A Div.
Carnival concludes at approximately 1pm.
NO FOOTBALLS TO BE BROUGHT TO THE PARK.
10.00 am U/10 Girls Div D
10.10 am U/ 10 Boys Div D
10.20 am U/ 10 Girls Div C
10.30 am U/ 10 Boys Div C
10.40 am U/ 10 Girls Div B
10.50 am U/ 10 Boys Div B
11.00 am U/ 10 Girls Div A
11.10 am U/ 10 Boys Div A
11.20 am U/ 11 Girls Div B
11.27 am U/ 11 Boys Div B
11.34 am U/ 11 Girls Div A
11.41 am U/ 11 Boys Div A
11.48 am U/ 12 Girls Div B
11.55 am U/ 12 Boys Div B
12.02 pm U/ 12 Girls Div A
12.09 pm U/ 12 Boys Div A
12.16 pm Senior Girls Div A
12.23 pm Senior Boys Div A
|Age Group||Div A||Div B||Div C||Div D|
|Under 11||4||12 (Maximum)||na||na|
|Under 12||4||12 (Maximum)||na||na|
NOTE: Division ‘A’ races must be filled with your best runners before entering runners in ‘B’, ‘C’ and ‘D’ Division races.
Running spikes or bare feet are NOT permitted.
Competitors may run in 1 race only, provided he/she is qualified by age (as on 1st January).
ALL RUNNERS MUST wear identification stickers. Please use this official label template A4/14C.
This sticker to remain uncovered by plastic or such like covering. Download sticker sheet here.
Medallions will be presented to the first 3 place-getters in Div. A at the end of each race.
Place Ribbons will be presented to the first 4 place-getters in Divs. B, C and D at the end of each race.
Participation Certificates for each competitor can be downloaded from this website here.
A bannerette will be presented to the winning team in each division at the end of each race. This will be decided by adding up the places gained by each school’s first 3 place-getters. The lowest number will be declared the winner.
A loud hailer will sound prior to each race time, signalling competitors to line up in ranks, with the best runner in front, at the starting line.
Command for the start will be: “TAKE YOUR MARKS”
The starter will then fire the gun.
A funnel and race system will be used at the finish. All finishers must place their name tags on the numbered sheet showing their finish position. The next race will commence after the official at Checkpoint 13 reports by Radio that the last runner has passed that point.
Each school to provide one official – to report to the Recording Tent before the Start for the allocation of duties, collect school rubbish bags and information relevant to the carnival. Tier 1 Schools and country schools are exempted but may be called on if needed.
Officials to remain at their allocated positions for all races i.e. the full carnival.
THE CARNIVAL WILL NOT COMMENCE UNTIL ALL OFFICIALS ARE IN PLACE
Teachers are responsible for their children and SACPSSA accepts no responsibility for injuries. First Aid stations will be located at three sites on the Course: at the Finish area and at checkpoints 15 and 20 on the course. Committee members will be patrolling the course with radios and will operate a roving golf cart to convey children in need to the nearest First Aid Station.