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Taranaki secondary schools sports association (T.S.S.S.A):

Spotswood College is one of the 13 Taranaki secondary schools affiliated to the TSSSA. The TSSSA is controlled by a management committee. Spotswood College places high priority on entering individuals and/or teams to attend the 43 Taranaki Secondary Schools Sports Association events held each year. These events are generally one-off championships/tournaments, while some events are used as qualifying events for regional/national competitions. The TSSSA programme caters for 43 one-off events.

Athletics Equestrian-Dressage/Show Jumping Orienteering Surfing
Badminton Football/Soccer Rogaine Swimming
Basketball Golf Rowing – Indoor Table Tennis
Beach Volleyball Golf Croquet Rugby League Tennis
BMX Gymnastics Rugby Union 7’s Ten Pin Bowling
Cricket Hockey – Field Skateboarding Touch Rugby
Cross Country Indoor Bowls Skiing Triathlon
Cycling Lawn Bowls Small-bore Rifle shooting Volleyball – Indoor
Darts Mountain Biking Snowboarding Yachting
Duathlon Motocross Softball
Eight Ball Netball Squash

The TSSSA also organises forums and seminars for team captains and elite athletes to attend.


14 February   (Wednesday) Yachting N.P. Yacht Club
17 February         (Sunday) Golf Croquet N.P. Croquet Club
24 February         (Sunday) Beach Volleyball Ngamotu Beach
25 Feb – 1 March(one day) Surfing Fitzroy Beach
28 February      (Thursday) Tennis regionals(Mixed) Hawera H.S
3 March               (Sunday) Senior Touch Hawera Football grounds
6 March         (Wednesday) Rogaine Lake Mangamahoe
13 March       (Wednesday) Lawn Bowls TBC
14 March          (Thursday) Athletics TET Track, Inglewood
17 March             (Sunday) Triathlon Ngamotu Beach
17 – 23 March N.Z.S.S.S.C. Summer Tournament Week
27 March       (Wednesday) Orienteering Barrett Domain
4 April              (Thursday) Equestrian-Dressage Waitara Pony Club
7 April                 (Sunday) Mountain Biking Lake Mangamahoe
10 April         (Wednesday) Swimming TSB Pool, Stratford
14 April               (Sunday) Duathlon Lepperton School
7 May                 (Tuesday) Sports Ambassador’s  
12 May                (Sunday) Girls’ Football Waitara Soccer Grounds
17 May                  (Friday) Golf Boys-Manaia
Girls’ Te Ngutu
19 May                (Sunday) Netball Waiwakaiho courts
22 May          (Wednesday) BMX Hawera
23 May             (Thursday) Cross Country Hawera Show Grounds
28 May             (Tuesday) Senior Sports seminar  
30 May             (Thursday) Junior Sports seminar  
9 June                  (Sunday) 10 Pin Bowling Bowlarama, N.P.
12 June          (Wednesday) Indoor Bowls Belt Road Hall
30 June                (Sunday) Squash Okato Squash Club
30 July onwards – 1 day Skiing & Snowboarding Mt.Egmont/Taranaki
4 August              (Sunday) 8 Ball Bowlarama, N.P.
9 August                (Friday) Badminton N.P.G.H.S gymnasium
11 August            (Sunday) Small bore Rifle Shooting Inglewood Gun Club
13 August           (Tuesday) Junior Basketball The Hub, Hawera
21 August     (Wednesday) Gymnastics Waitara Gym Club
25 August            (Sunday) Table Tennis Spotswood College gym
1 – 7 September  N.Z.S.S.S.C. Winter Tournament Week
16 September     (Monday) Road relays Brooklands Park, N.P.
20 September        (Friday) Junior Volleyball TSB Stadium, N.P.
22 September       (Sunday) Cycling TBC
25 September(Wednesday) Indoor Rowing N.P.G.H.S. gymnasium
13 October           (Sunday) Motor Cross Barrett Road Park
20 October           (Sunday) Junior League Clifton Park, Waitara
3 November         (Sunday) Junior Touch Hawera Football Grounds
20 November(Wednesday) Junior Softball Clifton Park, Waitara
20 November(Wednesday) Junior Tennis Waitara Tennis Club
24 – 30 November N.Z.S.S.S.C Junior Tournament Week
26 November     (Tuesday) Equestrian-Show Jumping Stratford A&P Showgrounds

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