Colgate Games



Next Colgate Games Dates

North Island Colgate Games – 8th, 9th, 10th January 2020 in Inglewood, Taranaki

South Island Colgate Games – 15th, 16th, 17th January 2020 in Nelson


About ….

Every year the Colgate Games are held in the North Island and the South Island during January.

It is the biggest athletics event for children with each games attended by about 1000 athletes aged 7-14!

Any Athlete Registered Nelson Children’s Athletics Club can enter either Colgate Games. You don’t need to be selected or be a top athlete, though medals are awarded for 10-14 year olds in each event.  For 7-9 year olds the focus is on participation.
You compete and enter through your Nelson Children’s Athletics by the Closing Date chosen by our Club.

The games run from Friday morning through to Sunday afternoon – with relays being the last events of each day.
On Friday morning there is an Opening Ceremony and Marchpast.
Children wear their club uniforms and age patches.  Athletes can enter up to five events plus relays

  7-9 years   10-14 years
  Events   60m
Long Jump
  100m                     Long Jump
200m                     High Jump
400m                     Discus
800m                     Shotput
1500m                   Hurdles (12-14 only)
  Format   Divisions   Heats, Semis (for some events), Finals
  Results   Not posted   Posted online and at the stadium
  Awards   Pennants for 1st 2nd and 3rd
in each division
  Medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd
Finalist ribbons for all finalists
  Relays   4x100m   4x100m, Mixed Medley



2020 Colgate Games


2019 Colgate Games


2018 Colgate Games


2017 Colgate Games


2016 South Island Colgate Games in Nelson:

  • Ben Walker Grade 10 Boy: Silver Medal Long Jump & Bronze Medal High Jump
  • Sophie Wemyss Grade 13 Girl: Bronze Medal 1600m Race Walk
  • Joe Ford Grade 14 Boy: Bronze Medal Discus
  • Sam Newson Grade 11 Boy: Bronze Medal Long Jump
  • Ben Walker, James Johnson, Ben Mercer & Sam Newson Grade 11 Boys Gold Medal 4x 100m relayResults SICG 2016 results