Representative School Sport Update
The long anticipated return to the representative school sport program has arrived. As of 4.00pm yesterday afternoon, the Director General – Department of Education, has announced that the department
will recommence a staged reintroduction of school sport from term 3 2020. From 10 July 2020, in line with the Queensland Government’s Stage 3 easing of restrictions, the representative school sport program for both outdoor and indoor sports can begin. Selected
state championships, regional trials and district trials will take place in term 3 and term 4 2020. The Department of Education has worked closely with stakeholders to recommence sports and the return to play plan aligns with the latest Queensland Government
Roadmap to easing Queensland’s restrictions https://www.covid19.qld.gov.au/government-actions/roadmap-to-easing-queenslands-restrictions
released on the 31 May 2020, the AIS Framework for Rebooting Sport in a COVID 19 Environment https://ais.gov.au/health-wellbeing/covid-19
and the Return to Play Guide for Queensland sport, recreation and fitness industries https://www.covid19.qld.gov.au/government-actions/roadmap-to-easing-queenslands-restrictions/sport
All the information about the reboot of the representative school sport program is on the Queensland School Sport website. https://queenslandschoolsport.education.qld.gov.au/
A calendar of Qld School Sport State Championships events for the remainder of 2020 can be located on the Queensland School Sport website.
There are 18 QSS state championships listed. There will be no Qld School Sport Cross Country or Track and Field State Championship this year. The Metropolitan West School Sport Board will conduct
regional trials to select teams to attend the updated 2020 QSS state championships events. MWSS will not be conducting regional cross country or regional track & field trials in 2020 due to the Qld Government’s stage 3 COVID 19 restrictions.