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2022 Colgate Games

Welcome to the latest Colgate Games and club update newsletter!

Entries for the 2022 Colgate Games will open on Tuesday 9 November.

Below you will find the following information to help you prepare to manage the entry process with your club members.

  • Entry open and close dates
  • Essential entry information
  • Athlete entry process
  • Entering your Club’s athletes online

We appreciate there are ongoing updates and changes around how events are able to operate in different parts of the country. We will continue to keep you updated as we learn more about running the 2022 Colgate Games within the COVID-19 framework in Wellington and Invercargill.We encourage you to share this information with your club members, and are here to help if you have any questions.

Ngā mihi nui,
Athletics New Zealand Team 

ENTRY DATE CHANGE
Due to the latest Government COVID-19 advice and the implementation of the proposed traffic light system we have decided to push back our entry opening date for the 2022 Colgate Games to Tuesday 9 November, from the originally planned date of Monday 1 November.

As previously planned event entries will close on Thursday 25 November. There will be flexibility around the timing of entry fee payments, which we will clarify once we have more information.

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?
  • Entries open on Tuesday 9 November and close Thursday 25 November
  • The entry process is the same for both the North and South Island Colgate Games
  • Conditions of entry and meeting rules can be found on the Colgate Games website
  • Athletes aged 7-14 years registered with any Athletics club are able to attend the North and/or South Island Colgate Games
  • Athletes can enter up to five events, plus relays
  • The entry form is available here. You can share this with your members (printed or digital version)
  • To enter athletes, your club must be affiliated to Athletics New Zealand, click here for more information
  • Your club secretary will be responsible for collating all entry information and managing the entry process
  • The games run from Friday morning through to Sunday afternoon
  • Children wear their club uniforms and age bibs
  • All entries are managed centrally by Athletics New Zealand
ATHLETE ENTRY PROCESS
The entry process is the same for both the North and South Island Colgate Games. This process is detailed below.

Login Details
If your club has completed the affiliation process with Athletics New Zealand, you will automatically receive a username and password for the Colgate Games online entry site. This will be sent by your Centre secretary. If you do not receive these login details by Monday 8 November, please check your affiliation or contact your Centre secretary. You can find their contact information here.

Affiliation
If your Club is not affiliated, you can complete this process here. Once this is done, your Centre secretary will be informed and they will send you login details. You can then log into the Colgate Games online entry site and submit your athletes’ entries.

Entry Detail

  • The entry form is available here.
  • You can download this and print for your members, or send this out via email
  • Conditions of entry and meeting rules can be found on the Colgate Games website

We recommend setting the deadline a week before entries close on Thursday 25 November, for everyone to send their entry forms back to you.

Have any questions? Please contact the team on competitions@athletics.org.nz

ENTERING YOUR CLUB’S ATHLETES ONLINE
Below are the instructions to follow when submitting your club athletes’ entries to the online site:

  • Login using the username and password details sent by your Centre secretary
  • Sign the waiver on behalf of your club
  • Complete your club’s details
  • Enter all your athletes into their selected events
  • Enter your relay teams
  • Enter your merchandise requirements

You may go back into the site and edit all details up until entries close at midnight on Thursday 25 November.

Late entries will not be accepted so please ensure you check your entries and make sure you have included all your athletes.

STAY UP TO DATE
Follow the South Island and North Island Colgate Games event pages on Facebook.

In the meantime if you have any questions please contact us on competitions@athletics.org.nz and we will direct your query to the appropriate team member.

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