PACKAGE INCLUSIONS

National Primary Games Entry
National Primary Games Commemorative cap
Lunch both days
Games celebration function on the Saturday night ($5 per head extra)

NB: $25 per person fee for team management to cover 2 x lunch & National Primary Games Commemorative Cap.

NPG | 2017 Festival of Sports

With thanks to recent corporate support from Macquarie Bank cost has been reduced to $40 per person (GST Inc.) for the NPG in 2017. Packages are $140 per person including all meals, with a sleeping bag, towel & pillow required. Please note Team Management will be charged for accommodation. Please refer to Accommodation for further details.

Accommodation Packages available for participants and team management. These are in addition to registration.

Register Now
national-primary-games-sports-1200x800-afl

AFL

The AFL will be competed under the NSW/ACT guidelines as a 12 aside half field event played at the Riverside Playing fields. It is expected that each team will play a minimum of four 24 minute games on the Saturday and play a final series on the Sunday at their level. Each team is encouraged to supply an umpire. The AFL will be supported by NSW/ACT AFL, Tamworth AFL and the staff of the NIAS AFL Program. Whilst playing 12 a side teams will play under normal AFL  Laws. The convenor will be Tamworth Auskick Head Coach Jon Dadd.

national-primary-games-home-1200x800-02
BASKETBALL

The Basketball will be competed under the NSW guidelines as a 5 aside event played at the Sports Dome. It is expected that each team will play a minimum of  four 24 minute games on the Saturday and play a final series on the Sunday at their level. The Basketball will be supported by Basketball NSW, Tamworth Basketball and the staff of the NIAS Basketball Program. The coordinator will be Tamworth Basketball’s Regional Manager Peter McDonald.

national-primary-games-sports-1200x800-football

national-primary-games-icons-300x300-soccer

FOOTBALL

The Football will be competed under the FFA guidelines as an 11 a-side event played at the Gipps St playing fields. It is expected that each team will play a minimum of four 24 minute games on the Saturday and play a final series on the Sunday at their level. The Football will be supported by NNSW Football, Northern Inland Football and the staff of the NIAS Football Program. A canteen will be in operation throughout the weekend. The convenor will be NIF Technical Director and NIAS Head Coach Howard Stubbs.

national-primary-games-sports-1200x800-gymnastics

national-primary-games-icons-300x300-gym

GYMNASTICS – Girls Only $60 per gymnast

The girls will compete across all apparatus on the Saturday and Sunday. The Gymnastics will be hosted by the Tamworth Gymnastics Club and will be convened by the McGinnity family (Coordinator Jodie McGinnity) who each have a wealth of experience in organising championships and coaching at the highest level. Please contact the office for more information, or email Jodie directly at jodie.mcginnity.1981@gmail.com.

 “The NPG was a great opportunity – fun, game play, inspirational speakers and enjoyable entertainment. It had an Olympic feel with the ‘Olympic Village’ dorms, competitive yet friendly games, and students coming together in the spirit of the games.”

Jacqui Longworth
PDHPE / Sports Teacher. U12 Netball Coach, SCECGS Redlands

national-primary-games-sports-1200x800-hockey

national-primary-games-icons-300x300-hockey

HOCKEY

Hockey NSW endorses the modified format of this event. It will be a Super 8 format (8 v 8), half field played at the Tamworth Hockey Club. It is expected that each team will play a minimum of four 24 minute games on the Saturday and play a final series on the Sunday at their level. The Hockey will be supported by Hockey NSW, Tamworth Hockey and the staff of the NIAS Hockey Program. There will be a canteen available all weekend run by the Tamworth Hockey Club. The convenor will be Steven Littlejohns (NIAS Head Coach) with assistance of Hockey NSW.

national-primary-games-home-1200x800-02

national-primary-games-icons-300x300-netball

NETBALL

The Netball will be competed under the NSW guidelines as a 7 a-side full court event played at the Tamworth Netball Courts. It is expected that each team will play a minimum of four 24 minute games on the Saturday and play a final series on the Sunday at their level. The Netball will be supported by NSW Netball, Tamworth Netball and the staff of the NIAS Netball Program. The convenor will be Robyn Ausling from Tamworth Netball supported by Kirstie Fuller Head Coach Netball at NIAS.

national-primary-games-sports-1200x800-league

RUGBY LEAGUE

The League will be competed under the CRL Pathways guidelines as a 9 a-side event played at the Plain St Playing Fields. It is expected that each team will play a minimum of four 24 minute games on the Saturday and play a final series on the Sunday at their level. The League is supported by CRL and NRL . The convenor will be Northern Inland NSW NRL Development Manager Luke Taylor.

national-primary-games-sports-1200x800-union

RUGBY UNION

The Rugby will be competed under the ARU Pathways guidelines as a 7 a-side half field event played in the Spirit of the Olympic theme at the Riverside Fields. It is expected that each team will play numerous games on the Saturday and play a final series on the Sunday at their level. The Rugby will be supported by NSW Rugby and the staff of the NIAS Rugby Program. The convenor will be NSW Rugby Regional Manager Garry Walsh.

national-primary-games-sports-1200x800-tennis

national-primary-games-icons-300x300-tennis

TENNIS

The Tennis will compete at the North West Tennis Centre (Treloar St Courts). The competition will be separated for boys and girls with teams of four needing to be nominated. Each team will compete in four doubles matches on the Saturday and then each team will play in a final series at their level on the Sunday. The tennis is being convened by NIAS Coach and North West Tennis Centre Manager Jarrod Campbell. Tennis will compete in doubles throughout the weekend. All teams will need to be available on Saturday for the 8:00am Managers Meeting. The girls competition begins at 8:30am and the boys at 9:00am.

national-primary-games-home-1200x800-02

national-primary-games-icons-300x300-polo

WATER POLO

The Water polo will compete at Scully Park Pool and will be under the played with the support of NSW Water Polo supported by the Tamworth Water Polo Association. The water polo convenor is Rebecca Mair with the assistance of Craig and Gail Salter (Coaches of NIAS Water Polo).

Games Celebration Function

NPG Games Celebration Function (GCF) will be held at the Tamworth Sports Dome Show Court from 5.30pm to 6.30pm. The event will feature Australian Olympians and special guest entertainment.

Entry is free for athletes and team management. Family and friends are welcome to attend.

Cost of entry $5 per head can be paid via cash only at the door (limited seats available).