Doncaster Open Day 2018 will be held at the Tom Kelly Athletics Track on Saturday 22nd December, commencing at 1.00pm. Don’t forget the evening concludes (as always) with a great Fireworks display.

Registration links and information below is out of date and will be updated soon.

(Please note you will need your LAVic Username and password in order to register)

Venue : Tom Kelly Athletics Track, Rieschiecks Reserve, George Street, Doncaster East, VIC (Melway Ref 33 J11)
Entries : $7:50 per event or 4 events for $25.00 (maximum 4 events) per athlete (no entry fee applies to DLAC Athletes)
Enquiries to :
Closing Date : Saturday 9th December 2017 11.59pm (entries must be received by this date) capped at 550 athletes including external entries

Late Entries will not be accepted

Age Group Progressions : Progressions of one (1) age group will be permitted for events not offered in an athlete’s age group.

Events  – Please see below the events offered for each age group.


Event Times:

Commences at 1.00pm to 9.15pm approx. First event call at 12.50pm

The organising committee reserves the right to amend the program if required on the day.

Please check the Doncaster Little Athletics website after 5pm Tuesday 19 December 2017 for a list of entrants and events entered, should you find any discrepancies please reply to before 9pm Wednesday 20 December 2017.

A fireworks display will conclude the evening at approx 9:30pm.

General Information

Conditions: No Late Entries or Late Changes will be accepted.
Doncaster parents will be required to do duty on the day. Once an entry is submitted, it’s final.
No protests will be entered into. The decision of the Competition Director or Open Day Manager is final.

Doncaster Little Athletics Centre reserves the right to cancel or postpone the event due to extreme weather conditions.


Competition: Generally, competition will be conducted in accordance with LAVIC Competition Regulations as revised October 2017

Uniform: Centre or Club Uniform with current Coles patch

Spikes: Cone/Conical Spikes (Max 7mm) may be worn in accordance with LAVIC rule 143 section footwear and shoes as revised October 2017

Starting Blocks: May be used in laned track events up to 400m by U12 – U16 Age groups. Only blocks supplied by Doncaster LAC may be used. Blocks must be used if Spikes are worn by U 12 – U 16 athletes. All U11 and below athletes must do a Standing Start including those U11 athletes wearing Spikes.

Marshalling: Athletes are required to marshal as soon as their event is called over the public address system.

Clash of Events: Should an athlete believe their events will clash they should notify the Chief Official of both events. Track events take precedence over field events.  If the athlete then has to leave the field event, the athlete shall go to the track event and then resume at the field event as soon as the track event is finalised.

Progression to Final: First placegetter of heats and the next fastest times will progress to finals.  Lanes will be allocated in order of progression to the final.  If insufficient athletes marshal for event heats such that only one heat is required, the event will be run as a final at the scheduled heat time.  Finals fields will be posted on the toilet block following the completion of heats.

Medals: Medals for first 3 placegetters of finals. Medal engraving will be available on the day.

Minimum Fields: The Organizing Committee reserves the right to cancel or combine age groups in events with less than three (3) competitors.