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Students should wear sports clothing and footwear that is comfortable for an activity-based trial. They should also bring water and other personal items necessary for them to at their best.

Please note: No State Team Uniform is to be worn.​


Please refer to the “Dress and Spikes” section of the rules document that governs this event. 


A. For Track and Field 13 - 19 Years students are catered for through the Athletics Victoria All Schools with Athletics Victoria entering a team at the Athletics Australia Nationals.

B. For Cross Country 13 to 19 Years Students Athletics Victoria selects a team from the Victorian All Schools Cross Country Championship Event. Interested students should register directly with Athletics Victoria when registrations open. (Approximately between February and April of each year).


​Report to the marshal at the field event first so they know you are in attendance.  The field event marshall will allow you to leave the field event in order for you to compete in the track event at the scheduled time or when marshalling commences for this event.


​The top 3 runners from each timed final will remain in a holding area directly after they compete.  Once both timed finals have been conducted (max. 2) the times for all athletes are combined. The fastest 3 students will be presented with medals.  Students MUST run as fast as they can in their race, no second chances.


​Primary Students must come first or second at their Region Track and Field Championship to progress through to the SSV State Championships.  Secondary students must place FIRST to progress in all events with the exception of 1500m walk, 1500 run and 3000m run in which 1st and 2nd placegetters will progress.


​Your school should complete an invitation request on your behalf and submit it to SSV for consideration, requests cannot always be considered due to limited lane availability.


​Go to the SSV website select the Region button and then select your Region, click on the little green trophy on the right-hand side of the page.


​This will vary depending on the venue, please ask for specifics on arrival or check the course map for the particulars you are seeking.






​If you child is unable to attend his/her trial they cannot go to another trial.

If your child in unable to attend and meets the Team Vic Invitation Policy criteria they may be granted an invitation to the next level of trials.​


​At Division, Region and Conference level your child will be told before they leave the venue if they will be progressed to the next level of trials.

At State Trials the successful students will be announced on the SSV website.​

The consent form is sent with the email you receive as confirmation directly after registering.  Check the email for the attachment.

​Check the program to determine what time your event/s start, report to the marshall at that event either 15minutes prior to the scheduled time or when the event is announced, if in doubt go and ask the marshall at the event well prior to the scheduled event time.


​You have qualified to progress to the SSV State Championships please find the information on the SSV website for the SSV State Primary Championships.


​Refer to the specific dress code details on the rules for the sport.  For individual sports, it is recommended that you wear your school sports uniform as you are representing your school.


​The SSV website is the most up to date point for all information


​Go to the home page of the SSV website, find the ‘search schools' option.


​All the necessary details of the SSV event you are looking for can be found on under 'Event Calendar' of the specific sporting page on the SSV website. 


Information about trials for your area is available on the School Sport Victoria website here (not working error at this stage I see you have emailed Ian waiting on changes). A confirmation email will be sent to you shortly after registrations close by the Division/Region Coordinator.


Talk to your school principal about nominating your child via the link on the SSV Team Vic website. Note that schools are limited to nominating a maximum of 3 students per team in 12 Years and Under Boys Australian Football, Boy and Girls Basketball, Boys Football (Soccer) and mixed Netball. Nomination closing dates vary, so please check the registration details carefully.


​Given you meet certain eligibility criteria your school may be able to complete an invitation request on your behalf to miss ‘one’ level of competition. Please see SSV invitation policy


On the registration page, your school name will be listed with the Region and Division information or go to the SSV page under the parents tab •Find out what District/Division/Region your child's school is in


If you are having trouble registering for one of our Team Vic teams, and the error you are seeing is "this event has now closed" it is because your browser is remembering the last time you used this registration platform. 

The easiest and fastest way to get around this issue is to do the following:

On a Windows machine right-click on the Chrome icon and select "In Cognito Browsing" or right-click on the Internet Explorer icon and select "In Private Browsing" (See the example image below)

And copy the registration link into the address bar. 

This will remove any history you have with the browser. 



​The Convener must have hand sanitiser, wipes and spare single-use facemasks at a central location. Schools must supply their own for their teams.


​Check with the venue. You may be required to wipe down score benches after each match etc. Outdoor venues eg cricket club pavilion, you may be required to wipe down high touchpoints.




​District Coordinators will be asked to supply their calendar of events. SSV will contact the District Coordinators separately with instructions.


​No. It will only be needed if a venue requires it, so please check with the venue.

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