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Beach Games at Semaphore
Summer is here (well almost) and it's time to head to the beach, and what is better than have great fun on the beach playing beach games.
There is something for everyone at the Australian Beach Games where you can enjoy every kind of beach sport you have ever imagined. Coming to Semaphore from Friday 29 November to Sunday 1 December 2019, will bring beach sport to a whole weekend of fun. There will be Volleyball, Frisbee, Netball, Korfball, Triathlon and Spikeball throughout the weekend with over 15 sports being played on and around the beach.
The Beach Volleyball will have a social grade competition, pairs – mixed team, fours – mixed team and the SA Beach Volleyball Series with the U19, U17 and U15 on Saturday and 3 star, 2 star and 1 star on Sunday.
Join in Ultimate Frisbee on Saturday with Try Beach Ultimate a free skills session for beginner and juniors (10 ) or the mixed round-robin play and finals. Cost is $50 per team with registration (by midnight Thursday 28 November) and rules of the game at the website.
Get your team together and register for the U11, U13, U15, Women, Mixed or Division 1 – 4 Netball competition to be held on Saturday 30 November. Cost is $70 per team with registration (by midnight Sunday 24 November) and rules of the game at the website.
Come and try Korfball on Saturday 30 November with open age female, male and mixed teams. Exhibition games will occur on the hour and half-hour with come 'n' try sessions on the quarter-hour. People of all ages can participate in korfball, so grab a team and give it a go. Korfball is free to try and registration is not required. Further information is available at the website.
In Rushfest style, the Triathlon will be held on Sunday 1 December. There will be three opportunities to enter. SprintFest is a 700 metre swim, 15 km cycle and 5 km run, Enticer Fest is a 150 metre swim, 9 km cycle and 2.5 km run or you can enter RushFest which is both races with Enticer Fest occurring 1 hour 45 minutes after the commencement of RushFest. The person with the quickest combined time will be the RushFest Champion. KidsFest is a 75 metre swim, 3 km cycle and 1 km run.
Entry is open to Triathlon and non-Triathlon Australia members. Cost to enter SprintFest (ages 14 and over) is $89 (members) and $96.50 (non-members), Enticer Fest (ages 12 and over) is $69 (members) and $71 (non-members), RushFest (ages 15 and over) is $151 (members) and $158.50 (non-members) and KidsFest (ages 6 and over) is $40 (members) and $41 (non-members). Registration is required at the website.
Get a team together and have some fun with Spikeball on Sunday 1 December. There will be A, B and C grade competitions with players of any age or gender. There will be a Try Spikeball session from 11 am to 12 pm with casual play allowing participants to play the game and learn the rules as well as receiving coaching tips from Australia's number 1 Spikeball player. The competition will be from 12 pm to 5 pm. Cost is $20 and registration is at the website.
There is something for everyone at this massive event. If you are not interested in playing sport the come along anyway for the free beach party and food truck carnivale. There will be live music all weekend long around the courts and food trucks, beach and sports-themed pop up bars, sports bars with pinball, table tennis, darts and more, a shopping expo with the latest sports and technical equipment, carnival rides and bouncy castle.