North Harbour Bays Athletics Inc


COLGATE GAMES 2022

For those new to athletics here is a quick summary of how the Colgate Games work:  

There are two Colgate Games events every January – one in the North Island and one in the South Island 

Athletes aged 7-14 years registered with any Athletics club are able to attend either event Event Format: 

The games run from Friday morning through to Sunday afternoon – with relays being the last events of each day

 On the Friday morning there is an Opening Ceremony and Marchpast 

You compete and enter through your Athletics Club and must pre- enter in November

Children wear their club uniforms and age flashes 


ENTRY FORMS FOR THE 2022 NORTH AND SOUTH ISLAND GAMES

Entries must be handed in to club by 25th November 2021.

No late entries will be excepted.

With summer on the way, Athletics Wellington and Athletics Southland are looking forward to welcoming you to the 44th Colgate Games in January 2022. 

We know Club contacts can change each year, so please email us at competitions@athletics.org.nz if there is someone new we should include on emails about the Colgate Games. 

We will be sharing regular updates over the coming months, but you can also find information about the 2022 Colgate Games on our website


Ngā mihi nui, the Athletics New Zealand team 




SAVE THE DATE




NORTH ISLAND COLGATE GAMES
Host centre: Athletics Wellington
Venue: Newtown Park, Newtown
Dates: Friday 7, Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 January 2022
Follow the Facebook Event for regular updates 

SOUTH ISLAND COLGATE GAMES
Host centre: Athletics Southland
Venue: Surrey Park, Glengary, Invercargill
Dates: Friday 14, Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 January 2022
Follow the Facebook Event for regular updates



ABOUT THE COLGATE GAMES



As a reminder, here is a quick summary of the Colgate Games: 

  • There are two Colgate Games events every January – one in the North Island (Wellington for 2022) and one in the South Island (Invercargill for 2022)
  • Athletes aged 7-14 years registered with any athletics club are able to attend either event

Event Format: 

  • The games run from Friday morning through to Sunday afternoon – with relays being the last events of each day
  • On the Friday morning there is an Opening Ceremony and Marchpast where teams from each club parade in front of the crowd
  • You compete and enter through your athletics club and must pre-enter (entries will be open from November 1-26)
  • Athletes wear their club uniforms and bibs
  • Athletes can enter up to five events plus relays

Find out more about the meeting Rules and Conditions of Entry here.



COMING UP NEXT



Coming up the the next Colgate Games newsletter:

  • Can you help? The Colgate Games would not be possible without volunteers. Can you help? Find out more here
  • Host Cities: We share more information about the venue, accommodation options and local family activities