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3. Representative Sport

 

At Aspley State School, we define Representative Sport as competitive opportunities for age-appropriate students to progress into District, Regional and State representation for students in Queensland School Sport-sanctioned activities.

Aims  

  • to provide a pathway for age-appropriate students to progress to higher representative honours in their chosen sport/s, in accordance with District, Regional or State selections procedures.

Representative Sport includes, but is not limited to:

  • Any activity conducted under the auspices of District Sport, Regional Sport or State Sport
  • Participation as a player or match official in a District, Regional, State or National Championship 


Eligibility


The eligibility of students to participate in Representative Sport is informed by the processes and procedures of the District, Regional or State Sport Committee. he eligibility of students to participate in Representative Sport is informed by the processes and procedures of the District, Regional or State Sport Committee.

The primary considerations for selection in the Representative Sport pathway are:   

  • the age eligibility of the student 

  • the performance of the student at the relevant selection trial or Carnival for that sport 

  • the attitude and behaviour of the student, on and off the field of play as demonstrated at the relevant selection trial or Carnival

  • adherence to nominations conditions, usually through the school’s PE Teacher 

  • adherence to nomination timelines, with late nominations prohibited.

With regards to Representative Sport activities, students elect to nominate for the respective District Trial in Team Sports for either a 12 Years and Under or 13 Years and Over competition.

For activities such as Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics, students must participate in that event at the School Carnival to be progressed to the District Trial. For more information about Aspley's Representative Sports Pathways click here.