Parent Schedule

Parent schedule 2021 (Pdf version)

Parent Schedule for The Challenge Games  2019

Please note that all times are only approx times

Wednesday 29 July 2021

  • 8:30 Volunteers arrive and sign on at volunteers’ tent and meet at designated area for briefing.
  • 8:45am: Schools to sign in at admin tent. There will be limited copies of the track and the timetable for the day’s events. Wrist bands will be given out and pens for teachers.
  • 9:00am: The 1 RAR band will arrive and play some music before the March past
  • 9:15am: School assemble at end of 200 metre front running track ready for March past. Volunteers and committee members to be on hand to assist schools.
  • 9:30am: 1 RAR band will play and lead the schools in the march past (Please note signing choir and dignitaries will assemble in front of grandstand on pathway)
  • Traditional welcome
  • The Vincent SS signing choir will present two songs.
  • 9:45am: Lynne Derry (Chairperson for the Challenge Games) will introduce Official Guests.

Official guests: 

  • Councillor Jenny Hill (Townsville Mayor) who will open The Challenge Games.
  • Scott Taylor state member
  • Brook Wilson ( Acting Regional Schools Sports Officer Edu Qld).
  • Jacqui Francis Director Catholic Education
  • Kimberlee Lynch Inclusive Education Coordinator Catholic Education
  • Mayor Councillor Jenny Hill will open The Challenge Games
  • 10:15am: Athletic carnival to commence
  • 1:00pm: Ice creams will be distributed to all children
  • 3:30pm: Athletic carnival will finish.Volunteers who are not retuning for the following day will get their certificate

Thursday 1 August 2019

  • 8:00am  – 9.00am Free breakfast cooked by Rotary Daybreak Club.
  • 8:30am: Volunteers arrive and sign on and meet at designated area for briefing and will be given their volunteer lanyards to be returned after the Games.
  • 9:00am: Gail Brodie Para Trials
  • 10:00am: Carnival commences
  • 10:30am:

Thank you to all our sponsors and Van Eerde air conditioning and refrigeration Pty Ltd who donated all our trophies again this year. We would like to give them a big thank you from the committee. Also a big thank you to all the community organisations; without your ongoing support this amazing carnival would not exist.

  • 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
  • Mates 4 Mates
  • NAB
  • Mackey Wales
  • Quota
  • Rotary
  • Lion
  • Shadeview
  • Plumber to the door

Lynne Derry will introduce Hon Coralee O’Rourke Minister for Communities and Minister for Disabilities Services and Seniors and Doris Van Eerde who sponsors the trophies will present the trophies.

  • 11:30am: Athletic  program will continue
  • 1:30pm: Conclusion of Games

The Challenge Games dates for 2020 29-30 July (3rd week of Term 3)


The Challenge Games