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GIPSA 2016


Reminder: Round 2 of GIPSA is this Friday 18 March. Please remember your school HAT, sunscreen, lots of water and good food. Any students who missed out on a Touch, Rugby League or Basketball singlets /jersey due to small sizing larger sizes have now arrive and may be collected from uniform shop.

Years 8-12
This memo is to inform you of the Interschool Sport Arrangements for 2016.
  • The Interschool Sport Competition for Helensvale State High School students will be conducted on Fridays in 2016.
  • Schools in the Friday Schools Cluster include: - Helensvale SHS, Miami SHS, Varsity College and Southport SHS.
  • The following table indicates the structure and duration of G.I.P.S.A Sport in 2016.
  • GIPSA will take place on Fridays and will be a full day.
Term 1:
Round 1: 4th March    (week 6)
Round 2: 18th March (week 8)
Term 2:
Round 3: 15th April     (week 1)
Round 4: 22nd April    (week 2)
Round 5: 13th May     (finals week 5)
Wet weather back up: 20th May        (week 6 if needed)
WOS GC finals - Wed 8th June           (week 9)
There is no additional cost to compete in G.I.P.S.A (includes sport and buses)
Sport Selection Process
If you haven’t already done so, the online process must be completed through accessing the Sport Choice option on the Helensvale SHS Intranet. Log in to the intranet, look to the right of your screen for Sport Choices, right click and choose what sport you would like to do or you can change your preference from last year. Selections will be closed as of 3.00pm Friday 5/2/16 Week 2. If students haven’t selected by this date they will be at school doing wellbeing activities.
Age Divisions
All Age Divisions are set to align with the Gold Coast Interschool Sport Finals.
Students must play within their age division not their year level.
For Example:- If your child is turning 14 this year they will need to play in the under 14 division.
2016 Interschool Sport Age Divisions
13 and Under – Must be turning no older than 13 in 2016.                  
14 and Under – Must be turning no older than 14 in 2016.
15 and Under – Must be turning no older than 15 in 2016                              
Open - – Must be turning no older than 19 in 2016.