Australian Beach Games is a new and exciting multisport games FESTIVAL that are based on a variety of sports that are played on and around the beach. it will be one of the premier and largest participation sporting events on the Australian sporting landscape.
The beach is an integral part of Australian Culture, Australians have grown up going to the beach for holidays and playing in the sand and surf. This concept captures everything that Australians love about the beach.
The First ever Australian Beach Games will be in Lakes Entrance Victoria from 14-19 March 2017 (+2018 & 2019). We have also secured Bunbury WA to kick off from March 2018 (+2019 & 2020). We are also finalising venues in QLD and NSW and hope to make announcement shortly.
It is expected over 3,000 participants will compete across over 10-20 different sports.
The Australian Beach Games Primary Focus is promoting
1. Healthily Living and Participation in Team and Individual Sports 2. Encouraging the general population to become more physically active and healthy through the participation of sport and fitness activities. 3. Promoting sports, tourism, recreation and cultural facilities in the regions the events are being held.
4. providing a fun environment for people to participate in one or more of the many sports that will be available throughout the Games.
the event is open to everyone from 6 - 110 years old
The Australian beach Games offer participants a wide range of different sports, from triathlon to dodgeball to swimming and more.
This variety of sports on offer provides the opportunity for participants to try a new sport, compete in multiple sports during the FESTIVAL and register as an individual or in a team.
For a list of the sports confirmed at Lakes Entrance click here.
the social side
The Australian Beach Games is more about the social aspect then it is about the sports. the weekend will also comprise a variety of social events throughout the weekend, providing a festival atmosphere for both competitors and visitors.