16 & Under National Club Championships

16 & Under National Club Championships

 16&Under Boys National Club Championships (born 2001, 2002 and 2003)


Important Update: Please note the venue change and dates for 16&Under Boys National Club Championships

Venues:  Sydney International Aquatic Centre, Olympic Blvd, Sydney Olympic Park NSW

and Ashfield Aquatic Centre, Frederick St & Elizabeth Street, Ashfield NSW

Competition Dates:  Monday 25 – Friday 29 September 2017


All draws, schedules and important event information – click here.

Technical Meetings:

Venue TBA, 6.00pm Sunday 24 September 2017

Competition start:

 8.00am Monday 25th September 2017 (warm up from 7.40am)

 Competition end:

 5.00pm Friday 29 September 2017


16&Under Girls National Club Championships (born 2001, 2002 and 2003)


Location: Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre, 1 Davies Ave, Queens Domain TAS 7000

Dates: 27 September to Monday 2 October 2017


All draws, schedules and important event information – click here.

Girls Competition timeframes:

Technical Meeting: Hobart City Hall (TBC), 600pm Tuesday 26 September 2017

Competition commences: 800am Wednesday 27 September 2017

Competition Concludes: Presentation Ceremony 130pm Monday 2 October 2017


Championships Information – Boys & Girls

  • Please note the championships will be played under full FINA rules – i.e. teams will consist of up to 13 players – a minimum number of 7 players is required to start in a match.
  • Boys and Girls will play in a 25 metre field of play for all matches.
  • Boys will use the size 5 Mikasa Ball
  • Girls the size 4 Mikasa Ball.

Tournament Timeline:

Draft Draw and Seeding Issued: Monday 7th August 2017

Final Date for Payment: Thursday 31st August 2017 – payment must be received in the WPA account by this date or the team will be excluded from the championships.

Team Lists Due: Thursday 31st August 2017 – forms must be submitted to your local state water polo association by close of business on this date.

Closing Date for Draft requests and player submissions for the draft: Friday 1st September 2017

Final Draw Issued: Monday 4th September 2017

Draft Conducted: Monday 4th September 2017 – 600pm (EST) for girls and 700pm (EST) for boys – draft will be conducted by teleconference.

Final date for teams to load athlete names and cap numbers into Sports TG – Wednesday 13th September 2017

Official Program Issued: Monday 18th September 2017