Uniform & Footwear

Centre Uniform is compulsory

and must be worn at all competition days. Uniforms can be purchased at registration or any Centre competition day. Uniform is singlet and athletic shorts for boys and for girl’s singlet
or crop top with athletic shorts or lycra pants. You can download a current Uniform-Price-List

Compressions Pants

Athletes can wear ‘above the knee’ compression pants under their Centre uniform lycra pants or athletic shorts when they compete at championships. LANSW require no logo or colour other than black is allowed to be visible at Championship events.

Registration number and Age patch

These items must be attached to the front of all Centre uniforms before an athlete competes. The sponsor’s name and red line surrounding numbers on the registration and age patch must be visible and are not to be cut off.

HDLAC Uniforms

The correct placement of these patches can be seen in the above photographs

tick REGISTRATION NUMBER to be attached in the middle front, just below logo on the Singlet, or at the lowest point on the Crop Top.
tick AGE PATCH is to be attached   on the upper left front of the Singlet. With the Crop Top the Age Patch is to be attached at the lowest point on front left leg of the lycra pants or athletic shorts.
tick JETSTAR PATCH is to be attached on the upper right side of the singlet or crop top.

Correct Placement of Registration and Age Patch for Championship Events

Athletes and parents should note that correct placement of Registration Numbers and Age Patches is a LANSW requirement. Incorrect placement of any of these patches and badges will result in an athlete not being allowed to compete in a Championship event. Check the photographs above or you can also download the LANSW brochure, ‘Placement of numbers and patches for all Little Athletics NSW carnivals’


Footwear is compulsory – Shoes are compulsory for all events.
U7-U10 athletes: U7-U10 athletes are not permitted to wear spikes and athletes in these age groups should wear cross-trainers or waffle shoes.
U11-U17 athletes: Shoes with metal spikes are optional and can be worn by athletes in the U11-U17 age groups only.


Shoes with metal spikes are optional and can be worn by athletes in the U11-U17 age groups only. Spikes of various type and size can be purchased from our uniform shop on any Centre competition day.

Safety is very important when an athlete wishes to compete in ‘spiked shoes’ eg. in a sprint event, an athlete must carry their shoes to their event, put their shoes on   at the start, and removed them at the finish line after the race. Please note: only Tartan Spikes are allowed on the Long Jump Track.

Footwear at Championship Events according to LANSW Regulation

Footwear Shoes are compulsory for all competitors in all events. Spikes may be worn as follows:

tick Under 7 and Under 10: cross-trainer or rubber spiked shoes (waffles). Shoes with metal spikes not permitted.
tick Under 11 – Under 12: tartan spikes may be worn in all track events run entirely in lanes and in all jumps events.
tick Under 13 – Under 17: tartan spikes   may be worn in all track events (except Walks), all jumps events, and in   javelin.
tick All competitors: spikes with the   spikes removed or blanks inserted may not be worn in any events.

Spiked shoes – U11 to U17

tick Tartan spikes (7mm Christmas tree)   only to be used. These are available for sale in our uniform shop.
tick This applies at all competitions at Narrabeen Academy of Sport (Zone   and Region) and SOPAC (State Relays and State Track & Field   Championships).