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1 Representative School Sport in NSW If you are going to be a champion, you must be willing to pay a higher price.

2 Western SSA Is the largest of the ten Government school sports associations in NSW in terms of geography but the smallest in terms of enrolments. Boundries: Lithgow – Gilgandra – Broken Hill – Wentworth -West Wyalong - Oberon.

3 Primary Eligibility The Primary Representative School Sport Program caters for boys and girls from the age of 8 years to 13 years 5 months in the year of competition, enrolled in Primary Schools affiliated to the New South Wales Primary Schools Sports Association.

4 School Representative (PSSA) Western SSA has: 125 Primary Schools 20 Central Schools Success = Sacrifice + Sweat

5 District Representative (PSSA) Western SSA has 14 Districts: Bathurst, Blayney, Bourke, Cowra, Cudgegong, Dubbo, Gobondery, Lachlan, Lithgow, Narraf, Nyngbar, Orange, TULC, West Wyalong.

6 Divisional Representative (PSSA) Selected from either 1. Knockouts or 2. Divisional Trials The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender!

7 Regional Representative (PSSA) Western teams selected through trials attended by: 1. S chool knockout teams plus invited individuals 2. D istrict teams plus invited individuals 3. D ivisional teams plus invited individuals

8 State Representative (PSSA) Western SSA one of 14 Primary Associations in NSW: Government Hunter, North Coast, North West, Riverina, South Coast, Sydney East, Sydney North, Sydney South West, Sydney West, Western. Sub-Region Barrier (Broken Hill area) Catholics Polding and Mackillop Independents Combined Independent Schools

9 National Representative (PSSA) School Sport Australia National Carnivals attended by teams representing the states and territories of Australia. If you train hard, youll not only be hard, youll be hard to beat.

10 Secondary Eligibility The Secondary Representative School Sport Program caters for boys and girls from the age of 12 years to 19 years in the year of competition, enrolled in Government Secondary or Central Schools affiliated to the New South Wales Combined High Schools Sports Association.

11 School Representative (CHS) Western SSA has: 29 High Schools 20 Central Schools Losers visualise the penalties of failure, but winners visualise the rewards of success.

12 Regional Representative (CHS) Western teams selected through trials attended by: 1. School knockout teams plus invited individuals 2. Divisional teams plus invited individuals 3. Individuals nominated by their schools

13 State Representative (CHS) Western SSA one of 11 Government Associations in NSW: Government Hunter, North Coast, North West, Riverina, South Coast, Sydney East, Sydney North, Sydney South West, Sydney West, Western. Sub-Region West Darling (Broken Hill area) Nobody who ever gave their best regretted it!

14 All Schools Representative (SEC) A fully-representative NSW team comprising Government and Non-Government students: Teams participating in All Schools Trials: NSW Combined High Schools NSW Combined Catholic Colleges NSW Combined Independent Schools Selection of All Schools teams generally follow CHS Carnivals in each sport.

15 National Representative (SEC) School Sport Australia National Carnivals attended by teams representing the states and territories of Australia. Losers quit when theyre tired. Winners quit when theyve won.

16 SUMMARY Primary: 1. S chool 2. D istrict 3. ( Division) 4. R egion 5. S tate 6. N ationals Secondary: 1. S chool 2. R egion 3. N SW CHS 4. N SW All Schools 5. N ationals Things that hurt instruct!

17 NSW PSSA Website: wwww wwww wwww.... ssss pppp oooo rrrr tttt ssss.... dddd eeee tttt.... nnnn ssss wwww.... eeee dddd uuuu.... aaaa uuuu //// nnnn ssss wwww pppp ssss ssss aaaaLocation: State Sports Unit, Bankstown North PS Address: Hume Highway (LMB 1530) Bankstown 2200 Executive Officer: Neil Sherring (02)

18 Secretary: Patricia Saville (02) Council: NSW PSSA Executive (President, Senior VP, 3 x Vice Presidents, Treasurer, Exec. Officer) Sport Conveners (16) Association Delegates (2 each) Meetings: 1 Executive meeting per term 1 Council meeting per term 1 AGM (Term 4)

19 NSW PSSA - Sports Athletics Australian Football Basketball Cricket Cross Country Diving Football Golf Hockey Netball Rugby League Rugby Union Softball Swimming Tennis Touch

20 NSW CHS Website: wwww wwww wwww.... ssss pppp oooo rrrr tttt ssss.... dddd eeee tttt.... nnnn ssss wwww.... eeee dddd uuuu.... aaaa uuuu //// nnnn ssss wwww cccc hhhh ssss ssss aaaaLocation: State Sports Unit, Bankstown North PS Address: Hume Highway (LMB 1530) Bankstown 2200 Executive Officer: Grant Parker (02)

21 Secretary: Patricia Saville (02) Council: NSW CHS Executive (President, 4 x Vice Presidents, Treasurer, Executive Officer) Sport Conveners (16) Association Delegates (2 each) Meetings: 1 Executive meeting per term 1 Council meeting per term 1 AGM (Term 4)

22 NSW CHS - Sports Athletics Australian Football Baseball Basketball Canoeing Cricket Cross Country Diving Football Golf Gymnastics Hockey Lawn Bowls Netball Rowing Rugby League Rugby Union Sailing Softball Squash Swimming Table Tennis Tennis Touch Trampoline Sports Triathlon Volleyball Water Polo

23 Government Associations Hunter Peter Moore North Coast Jenny Warren North West Richard Rawlings (Rel) Riverina Jason Wilesmith (Rel) South Coast Ross Fuller Sydney East Bruce Riley Sydney North Peter Tomlin Sydney South West Ross Higgins Sydney West Deb Hanson Western Peter Ipkendanz

24 Western SSA Website: wwww wwww wwww.... ssss pppp oooo rrrr tttt ssss.... dddd eeee tttt.... nnnn ssss wwww.... eeee dddd uuuu.... aaaa uuuu //// wwww eeee ssss tttt eeee rrrr nnnnLocation: Dubbo Address: Lot 101 Arthur Street (PO Box 865) Dubbo 2830 Executive Officer: Peter Ipkendanz (02)

25 Secretary: Carla Pittman (02) Council: WSSA Executive (President, 4 x Vice Presidents, 3 x Principals Reps, Directors Rep, Treasurer, Knockout Convener, Exec. Officer) Sport Conveners Association Delegates (2 each) High / Central School delegates (1 per school) Meetings: 1 Executive meeting per term 1 Council meeting (Term 3) 1 AGM (Term 3)

26 Western SSA Sports Primary:AthleticsBasketballCricket Cross Country FootballGolfHockeyNetball Rugby League Rugby Union SoftballSwimmingTennisTouchSecondary:AthleticsBasketballCricket Cross Country FootballGolfHockey Lawn Bowls Netball Rugby League Rugby Union SoftballSquashSwimmingTennisTouchVolleyball

27 Role of the Western Sports Organiser In brief, to coordinate the Representative School Sports Program and School Swimming Scheme (K-2) for Government schools (primary, secondary and central) within the Western Region. Duties include: Administering the office of the Western School Sports Association Administering the office of the Western School Sports Association Setting State (with other RSOs) and Regional Sports calendars Setting State (with other RSOs) and Regional Sports calendars Managing budgets for relief ($92,500), School Swimming Scheme ($80000), state carnivals hosted by Western SSA, 45 teams representing WSSA at state carnivals Managing budgets for relief ($92,500), School Swimming Scheme ($80000), state carnivals hosted by Western SSA, 45 teams representing WSSA at state carnivals WSSA apparel WSSA apparel Coordination of 45 teams (1300 representatives, 50 teachers annually) to state carnivals Coordination of 45 teams (1300 representatives, 50 teachers annually) to state carnivals Hosting up to 5 state carnivals on behalf of NSWPSSA or CHS annually. Hosting up to 5 state carnivals on behalf of NSWPSSA or CHS annually. Representing the WSSA at NSWPSSA and NSWCHS Council meetings Representing the WSSA at NSWPSSA and NSWCHS Council meetings Sports consultancy Sports consultancy Liaison with other Government agencies and Community sporting bodies Liaison with other Government agencies and Community sporting bodies

28 Role of the Western Sports Clerical Officer Reception Receipting and banking of all Association funds Stock control Preparation of Financial statements including BAS Preparation of all Rep information packages, handbooks, area and state programs Website Second RSO!!!!!!

29 Role of the Western Sports Convener Conduct Regional trials for selection of WSSA team Conduct Regional trials for selection of WSSA team Accompany WSSA team to state carnival / championship Accompany WSSA team to state carnival / championship Submit report on return Submit report on return Initiate award nomination(s) for their sport Initiate award nomination(s) for their sport Submit trials information (term 4) for the following year Submit trials information (term 4) for the following year

30 Role of the Western Sports Manager 1. Attend Regional selection trials as an official (requires separate nomination) 2. Submit report on return 3. Initiate award nomination(s) for their sport

31 CommonQuestions

32 What is Duty of Care? Duty of Care means taking all care to avoid foreseeable risks.

33 Where Can I Find the Guidelines for the Safe Conduct of Sport and Physical Activity in Schools?

34 Are students covered for medical expenses and ambulance if they get injured playing sport? Parents should note that children participate in the school sport program at their own risk. This includes PE lessons, school sport and representative sport.

35 I have a student who wants to participate in a state sport not offered by Western. How can they do this? Arrangements can be made to attend trials at a neighbouring region such as North West, Hunter or Riverina. Alternatively, some sports have Conveners teams. teams.

36 We dont have accredited coaches for our school teams on staff. Can we use non- teachers as coaches? Non teacher coaches may be used for school or Regional teams providing: 1. The person has appropriate accreditation 2. The principal acknowledges the person as the school coach 3. Appropriate screening and declaration forms completed. 4. A teacher accompanies the team and is responsible for management of the team (and Duty of Care). The non teacher would have the same cover by the DET as a teacher!

37 Can an 8 year old student in year two participate in the Representative School Sport Program? Yes But only in the sports of swimming and athletics. There are designated events for 8 year olds in each sport. It should be noted that it is a school decision to allow such students the opportunity of competing!

38 When I tried to book a venue, I was asked to provide a copy of the schools Public Liability Insurance. What do I do? Recommendation is to provide the following wording on school letterhead: In support of the application from (name of convener) for the (name ofIn support of the application from (name of convener) for the (name of trial), the New South Wales Department of Education and Training is a Self Insurer and is prepared to give indemnity under the following terms: 1. The Education Department and its teachers owe a duty of care to all students in its charge to protect them against the risk of injury that is foreseeable. 2. That duty of care is owed whenever student/teacher relationships exist and likewise when supervision is provided. The Department of Education and Training will indemnify the (name of council) in respect of any personal injury to any student caused by the negligence of the Department of Education and Training or its servants arising out of its use of your property.


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