Colgate Games
The Colgate Games are a fantastic event within Children's Athletics. It has been run by New Zealand Children's Athletic Association for over 30 years and a great opportunity for athletes to try their skills against other athletes throughout the North Island and sometimes even the South Island. It rotates throughout the North Island with all centres hosting the competition.

The Colgate Games are available for athletes 7 -14 years and they are allowed to compete in up to any five events. The events athletes are allowed to compete in are -

7 - 9 YEARS
60m                              Long Jump
100m                            Shot Put
200m                            Discus
Plus Relays

This age group runs in divisions, with each division earning pennants for first,second and third. All athletes recieve a ribbon as well. The fields are smaller and allows greater participation. A great introduction into Colgate Games for athletes.

10 - 14 YEARS
100m                            Long Jump
200m                            High Jump
400m                            Shot Put
800m                            Discus
1500m                          Walks
Plus relays - 4 x 100m and medley relays

This age groups run as per senior competition. They run heats, semi finals and finals then the top three placings in the age group are presented with medals. All finalists recieve a finalist ribbon too.


North Island Colgate Games 2022 - Newtwon Park - Inglewood

South Island Colgate Games 2022 - ILT - Invercargill


For more information and entry forms go to the Athletics New Zealand website - link children's OR click on Registration/entry form tab and download it.