Anthony • 15 mins

Goalball

Competition Venue

Heathfield High, 99 Longwood Road, Heathfield

For map of venue Click Here

For Directions of venue Click Here

Age Group 

15 Years and Under Mixed

 

DAY DATE ACTIVITY
1 Saturday, 2 December Team arrival and Training to be scheduled during day
2 Sunday, 3 December Team arrival, training to be scheduled
Opening Ceremony in the afternoon                                                     Pre-Event Meeting, Midday
3 Monday, 4 December Competition
4 Tuesday, 5, December  Educational excursion
5 Wednesday, 6 December Competition
6 Thursday, 7 December Competition
7 Friday, 8 December Competition
Closing Ceremony & Post Event Meeting, 2:00pm

It is compulsory for all competing and officiating students to attend the Educational Excursion. This year at the Pacific School Games the Educational Excursion will have two components.

Component 1 - Will be a session at the University of Adelaide which will provide a fun, informative and interactive session. More details to come.

Component 2 - Either before or after component 1, each team will travel to a chosen sport to support their fellow state/territory/national teams. They will also receive an education session on that particular sport and hear from a high achiever in the sport.

Date

Tuesday 5th of December

For the full goalball schedule Click Here

At the conclusion of each day results will be posted on the Pacific School Games website as well as our app.

All participating athletes will participate in Opening and Closing Ceremonies.

The Opening Ceremony will be at the Adelaide Showgrounds on the afternoon of Sunday, December 3, 2017. All States, Territories and International teams will parade on to the arena to their chosen song. To read more about the Opening Ceremony click here.

Each sport will have their own Closing Ceremony where each team is recognised for their performance during the week and the top three placed teams will be awarded medals. The Goalball closing ceremony will be conducted at the conclusion of the final match on Friday, 8 December.

School Sport Australia Policy and Guidelines 

Click here to view School Sport Australia Policy and Guidelines.

Tournament Guidelines

Team Composition & Athlete Eligibility -

  • Tournament 15 years and Under (minimum age 10 years)
  • Eligible are Athletes born after 31 December 31 2001 but not after 31 December 2006
  • Teams must have a minimum of 4 players
  • Single gender or Mixed teams are accepted

Disability Requirements -

50% of team to be vision impaired – Classified B1, B2, B3 or B4

  • 4 Players entered: 2 players minimum vision impaired
  • 5 Players entered: 3 players minimum vision impaired
  • 6 Players entered: 3 players minimum vision impaired

No minimum or maximum requirement for the number of vision impaired on court at any time.

Equipment - 

  • If a 5 team competition Double Round Robin played over 3-4 days with modified finals (1 Semi final to qualify for the final)
  • If a 6 team competition Double Round Robin played over 3-4 days with modified finals (2 Semi final to qualify for the final)
  • If a 7 team competition Double Round Robin played over 3-4 days with modified finals (2 Semi final to qualify for the final)
  • If an 8 team competition Single Round Robin played over 4-5 days with standard finals (2 Semi final to qualify for the final) and playoff finals to decide placings down to 8th place

Social Media, Website, Live Streaming
Join the conversation with all the PSG community online and get all the news!
When you are posting make sure you use the PSG Hashtags #PSG17 & #Adelaide.

Instagram- @pacificschoolgames
Facebook- Facebook.com/PacificSchoolGames
Twitter- @PSGSSA
Snapchat - psgadelaide
* Use the appropriate icon as the lead for the above social media apps
The Pacific School Games website http://pacificschoolgames.edu.au/ has all the information you will need before and during the PSG.

Watch all the action live:
Goalball will be live streamed on You Tube from 9.00am – 3.00pm on Thursday 7 December. Highlights will be aired on You Tube and Facebook.

PSG App
The PSG App will be a key source of information during the Games with constant updates of photos, stories and schedules.
The free app is designed to deliver all the latest Games news direct to parents, student athletes, coaches, team managers and fans.
Follow your chosen sport easily with information about the rules, venue facilities, and location, plus the full schedule. This includes the full details on when each sport is being live streamed. All results will be made available as soon as they are verified.

Full details regarding the informative sessions held at the University of Adelaide with the education program presented by the University of Adelaide, ASADA, AOC and the PSG Ambassadors.

Click Here for the Goalball training schedule