21 August 2017
Tasmania's North West is in sight - only two months until the 16th Australian Masters Games begin.
The Herald Sun's Sam Edmund recently spent some time in the region and highlighted some of the top things to do while visiting this October.
"A big event needs a big playground, so it makes sense that this year’s games will be held at one of Australia’s most scenic holiday destinations – Tasmania’s northwest.
The ever-expanding list of attractions in this part of the world means this isn’t just a fly-in, fly-out event for competitors only.
So why stay home?"
CLICK HERE to read the full article.
Still thinking about entering a team for the Games? Better hurry, the last day to register a new team is Monday, 11 September.
There are 18 team sports on offer at the Games, including softball, basketball, netball, football, touch football, baseball and hockey so something for everyone. Get your club mates organised and enter your team now for a sporting and social extravaganza this October.
CLICK HERE to enter.
The University of Tasmania’s Volunteer Training Program is set to launch. Registered volunteers will be sent a special link to the online training program this week.
The program will consist of topics relating specifically to the Games as well as for overall volunteerism. The goal of this program is to help empower volunteers to go on to other opportunities and come away with not only the experience, but with a formal acknowledgement of the work put in.
There's still time to register as a volunteer - CLICK HERE to do so.
If you have any questions about volunteering contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Dee-Anne Kapene, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or via phone on 03 6447 5026.
Subway has come on board as the eat fresh catering partner for the 16th Australian Masters Games in Tasmania’s North West. Participants can enjoy a special offer of two footlong subs for $16 at any Subway across Tasmania until 31 October. This offer will be printed on the back of all the accreditation passes along with a Subway branded lanyard.
Take the stress out of figuring out lunch, or dinner for your team while in Tassie and order Subway ahead of time. With a variety of options on the menu there is something for everyone.
Start making plans now and call 0448 106 375 to place your order.
*Delivery is subject to availability and one-hour notice is needed.
The City of Launceston has joined on as an official sponsor of the 16th Australian Masters Games. The city is hosting Swimming, Pool Lifesaving and Track Cycling and is looking forward to welcoming everyone to Tasmania this October.
As one of the key entry ports of access to Tasmania, many participants will no doubt have the opportunity to explore this beautiful city during their visit.
To get some inspiration, visit: www.destinationlaunceston.com.au/
Are you ready for October? With only two months until the Games kick off make sure you've got everything sorted.
If you need assistance in finding accommodation for yourself, or a team call the Tourism Information Hotline on 1800 649 514. The friendly travel agents have listings all over the region and even have places that aren't listed online.
More than 10,000 athletes and spectators will come together in Adelaide in 2019 for the 17th Australian Masters Games.
Tasmania’s North West has put on a show during eight days of memorable Australian Masters Games action, according to Games general manager Scott Wade.
It is impressive for anyone to take up a sport in their later years and compete as a Masters athlete, but starting out as a gymnast at the age of 60 is a remarkable achievement by Alexander Beernink.