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North District Sports
McDowall State School is part of the North District sports, along with 14 other primary schools. The district forms representative teams for a variety of sports and holds carnivals for athletics, cross-country running and swimming throughout the year.
To join a North District sports team, students must attend a trial and meet set criteria. Most students who make a North District team play the sport at club level and are one of their teams better players.  
1.    Trial Notices are posted on the school Sports Noticeboard when they are available through the North District website. (Refer to Link below)
2.    Once a trial notice has been posted parents – download, complete and sign the Permission & Consent Form (PDF 0.3MB) and Project Consent Form (PDF 0.3MB)
3.    Once signed by parents, hand in forms to School Administration for Mr Pedwell (Deputy Principal) to sign and authorise. Please note, authority to attend a trial will only be granted for students who reflects the McDowall State School 'Standard for Student Conduct - SRL0'.
4.    Students collect signed forms and take to their trial. 
Please note Department of Education policy now requires mouthguards to be worn for the following sports – Australian Football, Hockey, Rugby League, Rugby Union and Water Polo. This will apply to District/Regional trials and Interschool Sport.
Wet Weather
If your child is participating in a trial please check the North District website in the lead up to the trial for the latest information regarding  any date or venue changes or wet weather updates.