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4 Dec 2016

2016 Throwsfest

Author: Comms Admin  /  Categories: Events  / 

Event date: 4/12/2016 6:00 PM - 7/12/2016 12:00 PM Export event


Throwsfest is a new exciting event formed by the merger of the previously successful Hammerfest and Shot Put/Discus Camp initiatives. The festival will be hosted by Dale Stevenson (Athletics NZ's High Performance Throws Coordinator) and the goals are:

1. To welcome new throwers and coaches to our event group

2. To provide a valuable training and learning opportunity for ALL of the throwing community.

In addition to this, we welcome another exciting edition of the annual Throwers Challenge!

4 - 7 December, 2016

AUT Millenium, 17 Antares Pl, Rosedale, Auckland 0632

Final Schedule

The throwers Challenge will be held on Tuesday 6 December.
Prize money for Men's and Women's divisions: 1st - $200, 2nd - $100, 3rd - $50.
There are also two $50 awards for Best Dressed and Most Enthusiastic throwers.

Who Anyone and Everyone!
This is an event for curious beginners through to our elite performers. Parents, coaches and teachers also most welcome!

Cost $50 per person.  ($30 for carded and P2P athletes/coaches)

Registration Register Online

If you are registering a group of three or more, contact Dale Stevenson (details below) for a discount code (up to 50% off for groups of 5 or more).

Accommodation Please note that accommodation will not be provided for these dates. Given that many of our throwers are Auckland-based, it is hoped that we can keep costs down by sourcing accommodation individually and booking in advance. For anyone seeking accommodation; a good starting point may be Albany Oak Motel & Quest Albany Serviced Apartments.

Contact Dale Stevenson
Athletics NZ HP Throws Coordinator
021 192 8168

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