Speedway Australia’s Rising Star Program is fast becoming a fantastic system for developing future talent. The success of the Junior Rising Star program has prompted Speedway Australia to into an Officials Rising Star, allowing for future off-track stars as well.
The aim of both programs is to enhance the capabilities of younger speedway competitors and officials by introducing them to the fundamentals of high performance sport.
Rising Star Program
The participants attend a four-day camp in April 2017 at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra, aiming to improve themselves in a range of areas including fitness training, psychology and marketing and media training. If these competitors grab the opportunity they’ve been given, the Rising Star Program will assist them in formulating a pathway to achieve their speedway dream.
Applications are now open for current Speedway Australia licence holders aged from 16 to 23. No matter where in the country, or what the division, the aim is to find the most suitable applicants and help them reach their potential in the sport.
- Must be Speedway Australia Licensed driver
- Must be between the ages of 16-23
- Have a direction and long term goal in the Sport
- Show a history of good results in Speedway Racing
- Be able to perform at a competent level of Fitness training
Applications are able to be made online, using the form below. In addition to the personal details, applicants are also required to submit a presentation outlining their achievements and goals, both on track and off for juniors, and off track for officials.
Only 14 will be selected for the junior Rising Star program and only 5 for the officials Rising Star program, so its’ really important that you put in the effort with your application to avoid disappointment.