FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Read through our most frequently asked questions, and if we don’t have an answer for it, let us know by contacting us.

Yes. QLD All Schools will be a COVIDSafe event and therefore restrictions will be in place for the duration of the event. These restrictions are subject to change upon the advice of government and health authorities.

IMPORTANT

NO ONE SHOULD ATTEND IF THEY HAVE:

  • COVID-19 or has been in direct contact with a known or suspected case of COVID-19 within the last 14 days
  • Flu-like symptoms or who is a high health risk (e.g. due to age or pre-existing conditions)
  • Travelled internationally or to a COVID declared hotspot
  • All attendees will be required to Check-In at the venue each day
  • Due to COVID requirements no spectators will be allowed to attend this years event.
  • Additional hand sanitising stations will be available around the venue
  • There will be limitations on the number of people allowed in certain areas around the venue. I.e bathrooms, tournament check-in, Affiliate tents etc.
  • You will be required to practice 1.5m social distancing
  • Unfortunately handshakes, huddles and hi-fives will be discouraged

No. Due to the current COVID-19 environment, no spectators will be allowed to attend the event.

Parents may drop off, pick up their child and carry out any activity deemed necessary to ensure their safety (i.e. waiting with them until a teacher arrives at the venue etc). However, Parents who linger to watch games will be asked to move on.

If you are experiencing flu like symptoms, please do not attend the event.

Secondary students in years 7 – 12 in their school teams from all over Queensland. We also welcome schools from other states and countries.

Schools can expect to play a minimum of 6 games excluding finals.

Typically the tournament goes for 5 days, each day starting at approximately 7:30am (subject to change) and into the evening. Finals beginning on the 4th day.

QLD All Schools is a go unless we advise otherwise on the website, email or via social media.

If you’ve lost an item during the day at QLD All Schools, please head to the Athlete Services Desk. If the item is not there, we ask that you leave your phone number with staff and a description of the lost item. We often come across lost property after the event has closed for the day.

Yes. There are a range of parking solutions here.

A seed is a team who is given a preliminary ranking for the purposes of the draw. Teams are ‘seeded’ to hopefully provide a fair and better competition. More information and how to apply can be found here.

Seeds are decided by a panel comprising the Tournament Director and two committee members from QSST based on information provided by the School. Assessment includes; performance in previous years at QAS, representative player list, recent playing performance by the team nominated and other information which is of relevance.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Read through our most frequently asked questions, and if we don’t have an answer for it, let us know by contacting us.

WILL THE EVENT HAVE COVIDSAFE RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE?

Yes. QLD All Schools will be a COVIDSafe event and therefore restrictions will be in place for the duration of the event. These restrictions are subject to change upon the advice of government and health authorities.

IMPORTANT

NO ONE SHOULD ATTEND IF THEY HAVE:

  • COVID-19 or has been in direct contact with a known or suspected case of COVID-19 within the last 14 days
  • Flu-like symptoms or who is a high health risk (e.g. due to age or pre-existing conditions)
  • Travelled internationally or to a COVID declared hotspot

WHAT COVIDSAFE REQUIREMENTS COULD WE EXPERIENCE WHILST AT THE EVENT? (AS OF SEPTEMBER 14 2020)

  • All attendees will be required to Check-In at the venue each day
  • Due to COVID requirements no spectators will be allowed to attend this years event.
  • Additional hand sanitising stations will be available around the venue
  • There will be limitations on the number of people allowed in certain areas around the venue. I.e bathrooms, tournament check-in, Affiliate tents etc.
  • You will be required to practice 1.5m social distancing
  • Unfortunately handshakes, huddles and hi-fives will be discouraged

ARE SPECTATORS ALLOWED TO ATTEND QLD ALL SCHOOLS?

No. Due to the current COVID-19 environment, no spectators will be allowed to attend the event.

Parents may drop off, pick up their child and carry out any activity deemed necessary to ensure their safety (i.e. waiting with them until a teacher arrives at the venue etc). However, Parents who linger to watch games will be asked to move on.

WHAT IF I AM SICK AND CANNOT ATTEND THE EVENT?

If you are experiencing flu like symptoms, please do not attend the event.

CAN OUR SCHOOL TEAM BE MADE UP OF STUDENTS FROM A MIX OF SCHOOLS?

No.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE AT QLD ALL SCHOOLS?

Secondary students in years 7 – 12 in their school teams from all over Queensland. We also welcome schools from other states and countries.

HOW MANY GAMES CAN EACH TEAM EXPECT TO PLAY?

Schools can expect to play a minimum of 6 games excluding finals.

HOW LONG DOES THE EVENT GO FOR?

Typically the tournament goes for 5 days, each day starting at approximately 7:30am (subject to change) and into the evening. Finals beginning on the 4th day.

WHAT IF ITS BEEN RAINING?

QLD All Schools is a go unless we advise otherwise on the website, email or via social media.

WHERE DO I LOCATE LOST PROPERTY?

If you’ve lost an item during the day at QLD All Schools, please head to the Athlete Services Desk. If the item is not there, we ask that you leave your phone number with staff and a description of the lost item. We often come across lost property after the event has closed for the day.

IS THERE OFF-STREET PARKING?

Yes. There are a range of parking solutions here.

WHAT IS A SEEDED COMPETITION AND HOW DO I APPLY?

A seed is a team who is given a preliminary ranking for the purposes of the draw. Teams are ‘seeded’ to hopefully provide a fair and better competition. More information and how to apply can be found here.

HOW ARE SEEDS DETERMINED?

Seeds are decided by a panel comprising the Tournament Director and two committee members from QSST based on information provided by the School. Assessment includes; performance in previous years at QAS, representative player list, recent playing performance by the team nominated and other information which is of relevance.