Dalby Christian College has a strong history of involvement in sporting competitions and providing a pathway for students in representative sports.
Touch Football is the most popular sport at Dalby Christian College. Students take part in both the Primary and Secondary All Schools competition, and achieve to a high level. In 2020 the Open Mixed team finished second in their pool and were the best placed Dalby team. The primary team were the South West Queensland All Schools Champions in 2019. Teams hone their skills playing in the local touch competition.
Cricket has been played in the school from the early days of Dalby Christian College and teams are formed from Year 6 and above. Teams play in the schools competition and toured NSW in 2019 as part of their development.
Basketball has been played in the local competition for a number of years and students have entered competitive teams in this competition.
Netball is run by the PCYC, and in 2021 Dalby Christian College entered a secondary team. A primary and a secondary team will play in the 2022 competition.
Friday Sport is dedicated to provide experience and opportunities across a variety of sports to assist students in achieving representative goals as well as provide skills for a lifelong involvement in sport.
The big three Carnivals are held yearly, starting with Swimming Carnival in Term One, Cross Country in Term Two and Athletics in Term Three. These carnivals are highly competitive and provide a pathway for students through the school system into district (Bunya for 9-12 year old students, Inner Downs for 13 & over students), regional (Darling Downs) and state (Queensland) teams. The 2021 Bunya and Inner Downs athletics carnivals was held on the Dalby Christian College oval, which has been prepared to be the premier track and field venue in Dalby.
Opportunities are provided for all sports in the Darling Downs region. Students are provided with details of every trial held by Bunya, Inner Downs or Darling Downs to set students on the representative pathways in sport. Students who make representative teams are rewarded through the colours program.