THE Ballarat Gift will again be a two-day carnival next year.
Victoria Athletic League has set down Saturday, February 9, and Sunday, February 10, for the meet.
The Stawell Gift will again provide the climax of the season on Saturday, March 30, to Monday, April 1.
The Maryborough Gift returns to its traditional new year's day timeslot.
Maryborough delayed this year's highland gathering by one day to avoid having it on a Sunday.
The Daylesford Gift at Cricket Willow also returns to its regular place in the VAL calendar in the first week of the year.
It has been scheduled for Saturday, January 5.
This year's Daylesford Gift was the final lead-in to the Stawell Easter Gift Carnival.