Australian Youth Water Polo Championships

Australian Youth Water Polo Championships

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About the event

Water Polo Australia has created the Australian Youth Water Polo Championships that will bring together six established national age Club championships (the 12&U, 14&U, 16&U and 18&U National Aged Championships) into a two-week festival of water polo in the heart of Brisbane.

More than 3000 young water polo competitors will converge on Brisbane in 2019 for the inaugural Australian Youth Water Polo Championships which will take place between the period of 12-24 January.

Tourism and Events Queensland together with Brisbane Marketing have successfully secured the new event for the next two years, which will see around 190 teams from across the country attend.

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Dates & Venues

Dates: Year 1 – 12-24 January 2019

Venues: The event will be held in Brisbane. Final venues to be confirmed.

Timetable: Click here for a breakdown of when each Championships are being held.

Travel and Accommodation:

Water Polo Australia has partnered with SportsLink International, who have been our Official Tour Provider since 2012 to provide accommodation and travel service to the event.

On behalf of Water Polo Australia, SportsLink International have been negotiating with numerous accommodations providers throughout Brisbane. SportsLink International have recently added more options and the full outline of options can be found on the links below. Having looked at nearly 100 properties, we have narrowed these down to come up with the best options in terms of price, location, standard and facilities:

By working with Brisbane Marketing and directly with the suppliers, the rates SportsLink International have been able to negotiate are the best available and not available anywhere else, which keeps the costs to clubs as low as possible. Starting at just $48 per night, great options for apartments, boarding houses, lodges, hotels & hostels, located close to the competition venues have been identified.

When we get closer to the event SportsLink International will also be offering options for:

  • Transport
  • Group dinners
  • Sightseeing trips
  • Flights
  • Social events

Teams and supporters can register through the online portal by clicking here and following the prompts. For any questions, please contact the SportsLink International office on 1300 66 66 75.

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Q: When and where is the Australian Youth Water Polo Championships being held in 2019?

The Australian Youth Water Polo Championships will be held across 5-7 pools in the Brisbane metropolitan area from the 12 – 24 January.

Q: Where will future Australian Youth Water Polo Championships be held?

Water Polo Australia was pleased to announce that the 2019 and 2020 Australian Youth Water Polo Championships will be held in Brisbane.  Locations beyond 2020 will be decided in the future.

Q: How long will each age group run for?

Each age group tournament will run for between 5-7 days with two age groups being conducted in week one and two age groups conducted in week two.

Q: How many teams will the Championships accommodate?

It is estimated that over 3000 competitors, coaches and managers will attend the championships being made up of over 192 teams. The quality and amount of pools that are available within the Brisbane metropolitan area will ensure that there is capacity to increase the number of teams that will be in attendance.

Q: What venues will be used to conduct the 2019 Championships?

The actual mix of venues that will be used to conduct the Championships is currently being finalised and will be announced in the near future.

Q: Will accommodation packages be available?

Water Polo Australia has partnered with SportsLink Interational, who have been our Official Tour Provider since 2012 to provide accommodation and travel service to the event.

Teams and supporters can register through the online portal by clicking here and following the prompts.

 

For more Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – click here.

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Want to know more? Drop us an email events@waterpoloaustralia.com.au.

Stay tuned to our website www.waterpoloaustralia.com.au for all the latest information as well as our social media channels, Facebook, twitter and Instagram – @WaterpoloAus.