Uniform Policy

All athletes (U6 to U17) are required to be in full uniform for all meets at Plympton Flyers Little Athletic Centre and all Little Athletics SA events.

Our uniform consists of a blue polo top with silver side panels and club logo on the back. Navy athletics shorts, two way stretch shorts, or sports brief.

Plympton Flyers LAC practice a safe sun policy, so all children are encouraged to wear some kind of sun hat as well as appropriate sun block to all Sunday meets.


Our polo top uniform is available for purchase from the registration desk for $40 each.

Singlets (U12 – U17 only)

Jackets – coming soon

All athletes must compete in their full correct centre uniform. Athletes reporting to their events without correct uniform at Little Athletics SA events will not be permitted to compete. Full uniform (including shoes) must also be worn for all medal presentations.

Full uniform consists of:

Centre Top – The top must have the current season’s age group badge, registration number and coles sponsors patch securely attached, with the sponsors logos and numbers clearly visible. There should be no other badges attached to the top.

Navy, black or white long sleeve t-shirts are allowed to be worn underneath the centre top.

Shorts – Athletes must wear shorts, sports briefs or two-way stretch above the knee shorts (commonly referred to as bike shorts or skins) in their centre’s (Navy) approved colours.

Athletes may wear a second pair of shorts underneath their Centre shorts. If worn, they must be plain and the same colour as the approved Centre shorts colour or black, and conform to the description above.

Shoes – Good fitting running shoes with flexible soles, a firm supporting heel and laced so the foot cannot move in the shoe, can be used for all events.

For cross country events only, athletes may wear 3⁄4 or full length tights/leggings. Tights must be plain and the same colour as the centre shorts or black. Centre shorts must be worn over the tights.

Uniform shorts must not carry any unapproved branding larger than 30mm x 30mm square.

Athletes requiring alternative uniform items for medical or cultural reasons may request an exemption by writing to the Competition & Technical Director, c/o the Association Office.


U11-U17 athletes may wear spikes for all laned running events (100m-400m), hurdles, high jump, long jump, triple jump and javelin. Also, in sections of a relay held wholly within a lane (i.e. all runners in a 4x100m; the first and second runners in a 4x200m and Medley).

U13-U17 athletes may wear spiked for 800m and 1500m events and all legs of a relay.

No athlete in Under 10’s or below is allowed to wear spikes.

Spikes must be no longer than 7mm. For specialist high jump/javelin footwear with heel spikes the maximum length is 9mm.

Note: Wedge spikes are not permitted at SA Athletic Stadium.