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Dates & Times
  • Saturday 7 – Monday 9 November 2020: 9am – 4pm daily
Age Requirements
  • Age is determined as at Friday 6 November 2020
  • Minimum age for competition is 25 years for women and 30 years for men
Age Divisions
  • Men’s Competitive 30+
  • Men’s Social 30+
  • Women’s 25+
Events
  • Men’s Competitive: Saturday 7 – Sunday 8 November
  • Women’s: Saturday 7 – Sunday 8 November
  • Men’s Social: Monday 9 November
Fees

Sport Fee: 

  • $60 per player, per team (first team) and $45 per player for second team.

Games Fee:

  • Competitor:
    Early bird $125 (until 11:59pm AEST 2 September, 2020)
    Standard $145 (from 3 September, 2020)
  • Non-Playing Official: $90

Payment processing fee: 1.4% (incl GST)
Account2Account (select Australian banks – no fee)

Entries Close
  • Team Entries Close – Friday 30 October 2020 (11:59pm AEST)
  • Individual Additional Players into existing teams Monday 3 November 2020 (11:59pm AEST)
  • Individual Single Entries – Players Draft closes Friday 23 October 2020 (11:59pm AEST)
Venue

Kurrawa Beach (North)

Kurrawa Beach lies in the heart of Broadbeach and is loved by surfing enthusiasts from Australia and around the world.

Beach Rugby players can look forward to feeling the golden sand between their toes and enjoy the support from locals and visitors using the surrounding boardwalk.

Location

Kurrawa Beach (North)
Old Burleigh Rd, Broadbeach QLD 4218

Additional Information
  • The beach rugby team planning guide will assist team managers to create their team.
  • If you are interested in playing beach rugby but do not have a team please use the individual player draft information to register and the sport convenor will place you in a team.
  • Beach Rugby is a fast paced and exciting hybrid contact sport based on modified rules of rugby union, rugby league and touch football.
  • Beach Rugby is 5-a-side. Teams may nominate up to 7 substitutes on the team sheet for each match. During the match it is unlimited interchange but can interchanges can only take place when the ball is dead.
  • Teams must have a minimum of 8 registered players. There is no upper limit, however only a maximum of 12 players can be on the team sheet per game.
  • Match duration – A match lasts no longer than ten minutes plus time lost, extra time and any special conditions. A match is divided into two halves each of not more than five minutes playing time.
  • Half time – After half time the teams change ends. There is an interval of not more than three minutes. During the interval the teams, the referee and the assistant referees remain in the playing area.
  • The playing area is 30m (length) x 25m (width) and each in-goal area is 2m long.
  • The Beach Rugby competition is presented by Beach Rugby Australia with support from the European Beach Rugby Association.
Rules & Judiciary Procedures
  • The World Rugby rules for Beach Rugby can be viewed here.
  • There are no lineouts
  • There are no scrums
  • When a player tackles an opponent and they both go to ground:

The tackler:

  • must immediately release the tackled player
  • must immediately get up or move away from the tackled player and the ball
  • must get up before playing the ball

The tackled player:

  • must immediately pass the ball
  • must immediately get up or move away from the ball
  • must get up before playing the ball.
Contact

Beach Rugby Enquiries
Peter Hickey
Beach Rugby Australia
Email: beachrugby@mastersgames.com.au
Phone: 0418 730 100
Web: www.beachrugbyaustralia.com.au
Facebook: @beachrugbyaustraliafestival

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Pan Pacific Masters Games
Email: info@mastersgames.com.au
Phone: 07 5668 9888

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