Aboriginal Youth Gala Day

Held annually, the Aboriginal Youth Gala Day forms part of one of the key community Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander events in the Netball WA calendar and provides all junior Aboriginal participants with the opportunity to showcase their skills in a competitive environment.

This round robin carnival signifies the official commencement of the Netball WA Aboriginal Grassroots Netball Program. It provides an opportunity for all players and coaches from across the state to come together to participate and enjoy the culture and history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in netball.

The carnival encourages the attendance of the Netball WA Aboriginal Grassroots Sites, community-based teams and teams formed to participate in this event.

Target Audience: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander players aged 10-18 years
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2018 marks 10 years since the first Aboriginal Youth Gala Day was held. Originally held exclusively for Grassroots Sites teams, the carnival now caters for all Junior Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participant.

Since the inaugural carnival was held in 2009, it has grown to become one of Netball WA’s most important events.

Since 2017 Netball WA has partnered with the WA Football Commission to deliver the event side by side with the Nicky Winmar Cup. The combined participation at the two carnivals held in 2018 was in excess of 800 players, coaches and officials.

Netball WA wishes to acknowledge the support provided by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.

2022 Aboriginal Youth Gala Day is a round robin competition open to all Junior Aboriginal community teams, with the aim of providing an opportunity
for players to show their skills in a competition environment. It signifies the annual commencement of Netball WA’s Grassroot Sites Netball Program.

Age Divisions:
- 12U
- 14U
- 16U
- 18U
- Woolworths NetSetGO (8-10yrs old)* 18U boys*
*These divisions will depend on number of entries.

Date: Sunday 1 May

Time: 9am - 5pm

Venue: Southern Districts Netball Association Langford Park Sporting Complex 81 Langford Ave, Langford WA 6147

Team Fee: $270

Team Nominations close: Wednesday 20 April 2022

Click below for the 2022 Competition Rules and Regulations Manual

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