Expressions of interest
Expressions of interest for club members have closed. More details regarding travel packages will be communicated soon once we have worked through responses.
In 2016 The Sydney Stingers will be sending two teams to the International Gay and Lesbian Aquatics (IGLA) event in Edmonton, Canada in the recreational and open divisions (see below).
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EVENTS AND DIVISIONS
The 2016 Water Polo tournament will have one "Open" division for men, women or mixed teams. It will also have a Recreation Division for beginner teams and Women’s Division, assuming that more than three women-only teams register. Women may register for both the Open Division and the Women’s Division. Individuals may also sign up and be paired with a team.
The water polo tournament will consist of round robin play during the afternoons of August 10, 11, and 12, 2016. The semi-final and final games will be played Saturday afternoon August 13, 2016 prior to the Pink Flamingo.
No more than 20 teams may compete. Teams are guaranteed a minimum of 5 games. Each team will play no more than 2 games each day. Teams may be Women's, Men's, or Mixed. Teams contain at least 7, and no
more than 20 players, two of them being goalkeepers. Players can register to only one team. Exception: Women competing in the women's division may also compete in the open division. Players may register to compete on any team, regardless of their place of residence.
All competitors must be currently registered in accordance with the regulations governing masters swimming in their country. Proof of registration must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to July 15, 2016. Any competitor has to be at least 18 years old on 1 August 2016.
The tournament will run under the rules for Water Polo Canada, the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) and following the recommendations of International Gay and Lesbian Aquatics (IGLA).
Find out more about the latest rules at the IGLA website: http://www.igla2016.org/water-polo.html