Seven things to know ahead of the OVO AWL finals series

1. WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT?

The top six men’s and women’s teams from the 2018 OVO Australian Waterpolo League will play across three days to decide the champions in an environment designed for water polo fans of all ages to enjoy.

The 2018 OVO Australian Waterpolo League (AWL) finals series is the pinnacle event in the Water Polo Australia’s elite water polo competition for the year.

Australia’s best men’s and women’s water polo athletes will converge on Sydney Olympic Park to compete for the title of 2018 OVO AWL champions.

2018 OVO AWL Finals Series official program – click here.

2. WHO WILL BE PLAYING?

The top six men’s and women’s water polo teams from the 2018 OVO Australian Waterpolo League will play across three days to decide this year’s champions.

3. YOU’RE INVITED!

In an environment designed for water polo fans of all ages to enjoy, the finals series is the place to be for everyone! Across all three days there will be action in the pool and an entertainment area outside the pool which includes:

  • Live music
  • Gourmet food
  • Chilled beverages

4. WHERE IS IT BEING HELD?

Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre will play host to the 2018 finals series. Four hours of free parking are available to spectators parking in P2 adjacent to Aquatic Centre. Parking tickets must be validated at the Aquatic Centre.

Click here to help plan your trip!

5. WHEN IS IT HAPPENING?

  • Friday May 4: 3pm-8pm
  • Saturday May 5: 8am-6pm
  • Sunday May 6: 9am-5pm

Click here for a full schedule of fixtures.

May 4 1500 (M) Fremantle Mariners (3rd) Drummoyne Devils (6th)
May 4 1630 (F) ACU Cronulla Sharks (3rd) Fremantle Marlins (6th)
May 4 1800 (M) ACU Cronulla Sharks (4th) UNSW Wests Magpies (5th)
May 4 1930 (F) Sydney University Lions (4th) Queensland Breakers (5th)
May 5 0900 (M) Drummoyne Devils UNSW Wests Magpies
May 5 1030 (F) ACU Cronulla Sharks Queensland Breakers
May 5 1200 (F) UNSW Wests Killer Whales Fremantle Marlins
May 5 1330 (F) Drummoyne Devils Sydney University Lions
May 5 1500 (M) Sydney University Lions ACU Cronulla Sharks
May 5 1630 (M) Hunter Hurricanes Fremantle Mariners
May 6 1000 (M) ACU Cronulla Sharks Hunter Hurricanes
May 6 1130 (F) Drummoyne Devils Fremantle Marlins
May 6 1315 (F) UNSW Wests Killer Whales Sydney Uni Lions
May 6 1500 (M) Sydney Uni Lions Fremantle Mariners

 

6. HOW DO I GET MY HANDS ON SOME TICKETS?

Tickets are available at the door and can be purchased either as a one day or three day pass option.

One Day Pass:
Adult $15
Youth (under 18) $10
Children under 5 FREE

Three Day Pass:
Adult $30
Youth (under 18) $20
Children under 5 FREE

7. WHAT IF I’M NOT IN SYDNEY THIS WEEKEND?

Our friends at OVO Mobile will be live streaming all 14 finals matches from Friday through to Sunday via the OVOPlay platform.

GET INVOLVED!

OVO Mobile are giving you and 12 others a chance to be trained by one Australian head coach. If you win, you get to pick either Sakis Kechagias or Elvis Fatovic to come to your local pool deck and teach you a thing or two!

Simply post a picture at the OVO AWL finals series or watching it via OVOPlay and #OVOAWL to be in with a chance.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
• Photo can be posted to any of the following social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
• Best picture as judged by WPA wins
• Must be posted by 4:30pm AEST, Sunday May 6, 2018
• Winner will be announced via WPA Facebook page
• One Australian head coach only
• Winners choice of which Australian head coach you would like to be trained by (*subject to availability)
• #OVOAWL must be used
• For us to see your pictures, your profile must be on public
• 13 people maximum are allowed to attend the private training session