Term 3/4 2022 : NZSS Track Cycling Champs Invercargill 11-12th October : NZSS Mountain Biking Champs Bluff 13-16th October : Southland Indoor Climbing Competition Te Anau 29th October : Southland Sec School Sports Awards 3rd November : Southland Athletics Champs 12th November : Southland Junior Indoor Volleyball Champs 12th November : Southland Junior Beach Volleyball Champs 13th November : Southland Junior Adventure Races 23/24th November


Southland Secondary Schools Sport (SSSS) office was established by the 16 (now 15) Southland Secondary Schools in the early 1990's.

A management committee of 3 Southland Principals , 1member of Sport Southland and 2 sports coordinators oversees the delivery.

SSSS operates under both the New Zealand Secondary Schools Sports Council (NZSSSC) constitution and within Sport & Recreation New Zealand (SPARC) outcomes. 

The office is supported financially by each of the 15 Southland secondary schools (administration and staffing) and by SPARC (wages and delivery) as well as by the Invercargill Licensing Trust (events) and the Community Trust of Southland (sport development).


To operate as a sporting agency for Secondary Schools of the Southland Region


Promoting and developing sport and physical recreation opportunities for secondary school students in Southland.


1. Increase participation of students.
2. Improve the quality of the sports programme.
3. Improved qualifications for young people through sport.
4. Improved school/ club community liaison.
5. Assist Schools in attaining the Sports Mark Award for excellence in their sports programmes

The Fair Play Sport Charter of New Zealand (endorsed by SSSSA)
Accountability and Complaints Procedure