If you’ve never participated in an official Games, then you might like to think about Alice Springs Masters Games on 8-15 October.
The Alice Springs Masters Games started in 1986 and will this year include a seven-a-side football component for men’s, women’s and mixed teams presented by Football Federation Northern Territory.
Join thousands of fit, active Australians and overseas visitors taking part in over 30 sports. Alice Springs boasts some excellent sporting facilities ideal for both competitive and social events. With venues as varied as the foothills of the stunning West McDonnell Ranges to the new state of the art Aquatic Centre, every sport offers something unique!
For more information on the football component click here.
There is also plenty of social events with a jam packed Entertainment program featuring the Opening and Closing Ceremony with some fantastic Australian entertainers. Secure your spot today to join teams from across the country in these very unique Games.
Be a part of it! This is your chance to compete in with your fellow athletes in a fun and social environment. If you are in search of your first ever gold medal in or regularly compete to win, the Games also offer a more competitive level.
How to register? Registrations will open from mid-late October 2015, visit alicespringsmastersgames.com.au and sign up you and your friends! Don’t delay as spots are limited.
What’s the cost? Visit the website www.alicespringsmastersgames.com.au for full schedule
Getting To Alice Springs
Flights: There are affordable daily flights with Qantas and Virgin Flights 3 times a week from Adelaide and Darwin.
Bus: Daily services available and this is a scenic relaxing way to visit the Red Centre.
Adventurous Travel: If you are adventurous and want to experience Central Australia, consider driving or travelling on The Ghan. You can drive via the accessible sealed road from both the north and south on the Stuart Highway or travel on The Ghan, one of Australia’s most exciting and breathtaking train trips.
Accommodation: Options include accommodation houses from backpacker hostels to international hotels, all within minutes of the town centre. Lasseters Hotel Casino is a supporter of the Games and a favourite for visitors. Contact Tourism Central Australia on 1800 645 199 or visit www.centralaustraliantourism.com.au
Plan your holiday: Be inspired by the energy, colours and natural beauty of the red centre.Take a balloon flight over the Alice, enjoy a camel ride in the outback, check out the beauty of the West McDonnell ranges and Kings Canyon, or make the spiritual journey to Uluru and see it in all it’s grandeur. Contact Tourism Central Australia on 1800 645 199 or visit www.centralaustraliantourism.com.au
Much more: There’s so much more you’ll get for your Alice Springs Masters Games including the hugely entertaining Opening and Closing Ceremony, your very own Alice Springs Masters Games competitors pack and the camaraderie and friendships! This is a holiday like no other.
What now? Start planning your holiday and Games experience, keep in touch via Alice Springs Masters Games web, Facebook and Twitter.