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School Sport SA secondary affiliation

South Australian government and non-government secondary schools must be affiliated to enter students from year 7 to 13 (under 20 years old on 1 January 2018) to take part in secondary events.

13 year old students in affiliated primary schools can also compete in competitions that are linked to interstate championships or, for year 6 and 7 students, in a joint primary and secondary competition.

Affiliation

Schools must pay a fee to affiliate. This fee is in addition to any competition fees for swimming and track and field state championships or knockout events. To affiliate:

  1. determine your category of affiliation and associated fee as outlined below
  2. complete and return the affiliation form (World 137KB) 
  3. pay the fee by cheque or electronic funds transfer (EFT) as outlined on the form.

Due date

Affiliation form and fees are due by Friday 13 April 2018.

Categories

Category 1

Government schools – $235 inc GST
Non-government schools – $590 inc GST

Category 1 schools can to compete in up to 5 of these secondary activities, nominate students for interstate competitions and compete in specific events for students with disabilities.

  • Zone competition  equates to 1 activity
  • Knockout term 1 (including cricket) equates to 1 activity
  • Knockout term 2/3 equates to 2 activities
  • Knockout term 3/4 equates to 1 activity
  • Cross country equates to 1 activity
  • Cycling (time trial, tour and mountain bike) equates to 1 activity
  • Golf (teams stableford including knockout, individual and under 15 event) equates to 1 activity
  • Relays (50km, 100km and ekiden) equates to 1 activity
  • Surfing  (girls surf coaching, rounds and teams) equates to 1 activity
  • Swimming  equates to 1 activity
  • Tennis equates to 1 activity
  • Track and field equates to 1 activity
  • Triathlon  equates to 1 activity

Category 2

Government schools – 95 cents per student inc GST
Non-government schools - $1.60 per student inc GST

Category 2 schools can compete in an unlimited number of activities, nominate students for interstate competitions and compete in specific events for students with disabilities.

The official enrolment figure determined at the end of February must be used to calculate the capitation fee, not the number of students involved in secondary activities.

This capitation fee is often suited to small schools.

Category 3

Government schools – $71 inc GST

Non-government schools - $130 inc GST

Category 3 schools can only nominate students for interstate competitions. Schools will still receive secondary activity information

Category 4

Government schools – $22 inc GST
Non-government schools – $50 inc GST

Category 4 schools can enter in specific events for students with disabilities, including interstate competitions.

Contact

School Sport SA

Phone: 8416 5900
Email: education.sapsasa [at] sa.gov.au