2017 National Short Statured Sports Weekend

May 8, 2017 @ No Comments

The SSPA National Sports Weekend began back in 1995 purely to provide another
opportunity for the State of Origin basketball clash to take place between NSW and Victoria.
Since 1996, the weekend has evolved into the second largest event on the SSPA’s annual
national calendar, with numbers of attendance in the 100’s. Today, this weekend aims to
provide competitive sporting opportunity as well as fun social opportunities for all ages and
abilities.
Reasons to Attend:
• Opportunity to play sport against short statured individuals of all ages and
abilities.
• A great weekend to make new friends and to catch up with old ones.
• A once a year opportunity filled with fun, sport and social opportunities for the
whole family.
Sports on Offer:
• Tag Rugby, Soccer, Lazer Tag, Games & Fun, T-Ball etc
• State of Origin Basketball
• Competitive Badminton & Boccia
• Inaugural Indoor Athletics Competition
When & Where:
• Queen’s Birthday Weekend: 9th – 12th June 2017
• Albury, NSW
• Majority stay @ Lake Hume Resort. Book now, as availability is low!
Registration and Payment:
The accuracy of the registration process is vital to the success of the weekend, therefore
please ensure that the details you provide in the online registration form is accurate and
true. If you are not aware of your attendance at all events at this stage, please refrain from
filling out the registration form until you do. The online registration form can be accessed via
this weblink:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2017nationalsportsweekend

Please note that registrations are not confirmed until full payment is received into the
Victorian branch bank account – details are provided below.
There are a range of events across the National Sports Weekend which require pre-payment.
Therefore, the following expenses must be paid into the SSPA Victorian Bank account via
online banking by: Friday 19 May 2017. The receipt of your payment confirms your
registration for the events you have registered for – unfortunately, without payment by
Friday 20 May, you will not be able to register for this event
.
• Sports participation: $10.00 per person.
• Saturday night evening dinner dance: $49.00 per adult, $12.50 per child (12 and
under)
• Sunday night dinner: $10.00 per adult, children free (12 and under).
Please ensure that you include your name and indicate your payment is for the Albury Sports
Weekend when you transfer, e.g. Example: Young x 3 Albury Bendigo Bank:
BSB: 633-000
Account No: 111096202
Account Name: SHORT STATURED PEOPLE OF AUSTRALIA INCORPORATED
SSPA Membership: For insurance purposes, any person/s wanting to participate or compete
in the range of sports across the National Sports Weekend, must be a financial member of
the SSPA. Membership has to be received prior to the commencement of the weekend. To
join, see ‘Membership’ on the National SSPA Website. SSPA Members are bound by the SSPA
Constitution and the SSPA Code of Ethics, which among other things, defines the
responsibilities, expected of them when they are attending or participating in an SSPA event.
Checkout last years event in action (Youtube Video):
https://youtu.be/skUY_EmIZ84
or Youtube: SSPA Sports Weekend 2016

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