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2 November 2020 • Community

Entries open for Colgate Games

Entries will close on 26 November for the Colgate Games, which are set to return in early 2021 for the 43rd year running.

Athletics NZ is looking forward to joining with Colgate, Athletics Taranaki and Athletics Tasman to again deliver three days of fun in both the North and South Islands.

The North Island Colgate Games will return to Jubilee Park in Inglewood, Taranaki with the dates set for Friday 8, Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 of January.

The South Island Colgate Games will meanwhile take place the following week at Saxton Fields Sports Grounds in Nelson on Friday 15, Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 of January.

Athletes of all abilities aged seven to 14 years who are registered with an athletics club are welcome to take part.

All centres have received the entry information and will have now passed this onto clubs. However, if you are a club administrator or club member and have not received this information please see below.

Club entry form can be found here

Meeting rules can be found here

Conditions of entry can be found here for North Island and here for South Island

We will need officials and volunteers to assist us to run both the North Island and South Island Colgate Games events. If you are able to help in any capacity we would appreciate this.

You can sign up to be an official or volunteer by clicking on the links below:

North Island Colgate Games Officials and Volunteers
South Island Colgate Games Officials and Volunteers

For latest info on the 2021 Colgate Games please visit the youth events section of

Please also follow the North Island and South Island Colgate Games events on Facebook for regular updates.

If you have any queries about the 2021 Colgate Games please contact us on