All Managers will be sent information in preparation for successful weekend. They will also be able to collect their equipment including tickets and hats at the Opening Ceremony for each sport on the Saturday morning at the Managers meeting at 8:30am.
2019 Managers Information PDF: Please click here for Managers Information.
There will be an official NPG photographer who will be taking hundreds of action and still shots over the weekend. These will be available for purchase from site.
For all sports other than Gymnastics and Tennis, teams will compete in at least 5 matches that are 12 minute halves with a two minute half time. All teams will play a Final Series at their level to ensure everyone finishes with an exciting game. For example: In Netball there will be 17th vs 18th playoff Final. For information specific to other sports go to the sports page of the website.
Lunch will be available at all sporting venues. Local associations will be running either BBQ’s or opening Canteens for the duration of the games.
An Opening Ceremony will be held first thing on Saturday at the Tamworth Sports Dome (7-9 Jack Smyth Drive). This event is for players, their families and support staff. The Opening Ceremony includes very special guest Olympians and a number of other high profile entertainers to inspire the children.
Spirit of the Games
There will be no presentation of Awards at each sporting event. There will only be one award given for each sport as this event is experience driven not results focused and this will be sent to the team that is voted to display the ‘Spirit of the Games’
The Macquarie Bank Spirit of the Sport Certificates will be presented to a team that displays excellent sportsmanship on the field, behavior off it and will be voted by all team managers, referees and sport conveners.