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AIMS Games Tauranga NZ Water Polo
Date:
Monday 7th September to Friday 11th September 2020
Venue:
Managers Meeting:
Monday 7th September 8.00am at Baywave TECT Aquatic & Leisure Centre
Cost:
$750.00 per team (NZ$)
Entries Close:
Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 11.59pm – Online registrations close

 

Contact Details

Code Co-ordinators:

Karl Josephson - Tauranga Water Polo
Phone: 027 360 3360
Email: karlosbaker@msn.com

Kellie Low - Tauranga Water Polo
Phone: 027 351 5817
Email: sandklow@gmail.com


 

Tournament Planning

Eligibility

  1. Students competing must be enrolled full-time in the school they are representing.
  2. New Zealand students competing must be a Year 7 or Year 8 student.
  3. New Zealand schools must be an affiliated member of NZAIMS - New Zealand Association of Intermediate and Middle Schooling http://nzaims.co.nz
  4. Students may compete in more than one code however timetable allowances will NOT be made for any competitors.
  5. Competitors must be Over 10 years and 13 years of age or Under as at the 1st January of the tournament year (2020), competitor’s birthdates will be required on school registration documentation (accepted birth years for the 2020 Games are: 2007, 2008 and 2009).
  6. All participants must have online medical and media waiver documentation completed to be eligible to compete.

Cost

  • Schools are required to pay the entry fee of $750.00 per team (NZ$).
  • Non-refundable / Payment MUST be made within seven days of receipt of the invoice.
  • Invoices will be sent to the School Accounts Manager after the entry closing date, 10th June.

Entries Close

Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 11.59pm

Entries to the 2020 Anchor AIMS Games International Sporting Championships will be made and only accepted online:

  • All registrations are completed online with EnterNOW.
  • A ‘Quick Start Guide’ for EnterNOW will be sent out with the Registration Booklet.
  • Registrations will only be accepted from the designated School Anchor AIMS Games Coordinator.
  • Schools will be allocated a unique Anchor AIMS Games registration log in code to complete their entries.
  • EnterNOW demo video for schools https://www.enternow.co.nz/enternow-app/aimsgames/help

If registration for an activity is oversubscribed, then the opportunity to participate will be at the discretion of the executive committee and no further correspondence will be entered into (if unsuccessful the team entry will be refunded). The four semi-finalists in the tournament of the previous year have right of entry.

2020 Planning Timeline

  • Wednesday 10th June – Entries close for the 2020 Anchor AIMS Games at 11.59pm. The EnterNOW system will generate a confirmation email three days prior to entries closing so school coordinators can check that they have entered the correct individuals, teams, codes etc.The AIMS Games Trust has a strict NO REFUND policy from this date! NO EXCEPTIONS!

  • Wednesday 24th June – All schools must have paid their registration invoice to have their entry confirmed.Late entries (if accepted) will incur a 50% penalty fee

  • Wednesday 1st July – Confirmation sent to all 2020 participating schools (if registration for a sporting code is oversubscribed then the opportunity to compete will be at the discretion of the executive committee).

  • Monday 27th July – School group opening ceremony ticket bookings go on sale through Ticketek (First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm).

  • Wednesday 29th July – All Team/individual online name and code information registration forms to be completed. Competitors’ names, date of birth, coach and manager’s names and phone/email details are required. NOTE: Any team that withdraws after this date will be ineligible to compete at the 2021 Anchor AIMS Games Water Polo tournament.

  • Monday 3rd August – Public opening ceremony tickets go on sale through Ticketek (First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm).

  • Wednesday 12th August – Draws live, finalised and published.

  • Saturday 5th September – The 17th Anchor AIMS Games International Sporting Championships opens.

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Tournament Information

Divisions

  • Girls Division (Teams can be made up of girls only).
  • Open Division (Teams can be made up of any gender ratio / teams can be boys only).
  • Players may only be registered in one Water Polo team.
  • Maximum of 11 registered players per team.
  • To ensure players are given equal opportunities the AIMS Games Trust recommends all players get a minimum of half a games play, per game.

Venues

Pool Size

All games will play in the 25m x 20m pool at the Baywave TECT Aquatic & Leisure Centre (indoor pool) and the Aquatic Centre - Te Pare a Ruahine (outdoor pool). http://tcalstaff.co.nz/network/Baywave.html and www.boppoly.ac.nz/go/aquatic-centre.

Programme

Sunday 6th September Opening Ceremony (Trustpower Arena at Baypark):
First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm
Monday 7th September Managers Meeting (Baywave TECT Aquatic & Leisure Centre)
Monday 7th September Pool Play (Baywave TECT Aquatic & Leisure Centre) 8.30am to 1.30pm
Monday 7th September Pool Play (Aquatic Centre - Te Pare a Ruahine) 10.00am to 8.00pm
Tuesday 8th September Pool Play (Baywave TECT Aquatic & Leisure Centre) 8.30am to 2.30pm
Tuesday 8th September Pool Play (Aquatic Centre - Te Pare a Ruahine) 9.00am to 8.00pm
Wednesday 9th September Pool Play (Baywave TECT Aquatic & Leisure Centre) 8.00am to 9.00pm
Wednesday 9th September Pool Play (Aquatic Centre - Te Pare a Ruahine) 10.00am to 3.30pm
Thursday 10th September Pool Play/Semi Finals (Baywave TECT Aquatic & Leisure Centre) 8.00am to 9.00pm
Thursday 10th September Pool Play/Semi Finals (Aquatic Centre - Te Pare a Ruahine) 8.00am to 1.00pm
Friday 11th September Semi-finals/Finals (Baywave TECT Aquatic & Leisure Centre) 8.00am to 3.00pm Prize Giving (Baywave TECT Aquatic & Leisure Centre)

A tournament committee will be in place to administer and facilitate the running of this tournament.

Referees

Referees and table duty officials will be supplied by the tournament organisers. The cost for this is included in the entry fee. If you have a qualified Referee attending with your team, please let the tournament organiser know (there will be a space for this on your team registration sheet which is due in by Wednesday 29th July).

Rules

  • FINA rules, and age appropriate rules, as adopted by NZWP shall apply.
  • At the completion of the round robin, all games requiring a definite result will go straight to penalty shoot-out.
  • All games will be played in four x five minutes running time quarters.
  • Players are not permitted in the empty lanes of the pool while another game is being played.
  • Open Division teams can be made up of any gender ratio (teams can be boys only).
  • Girls Division teams can be made up of girls only.
  • Six team members play at once including the goalie.
  • Goalkeepers and players are interchangeable.
  • Maximum of 11 players in each team.
  • ALL players on the game sheet MUST play one (1) full period during the first half of the game; no substitutions (other than through injury) are allowed during play within the first two (2) quarters, i.e. a coach plays six (6) players during the complete first quarter of the game and then up to six (6) different players, including the goalkeeper if there is a second goalkeeper listed, during the second quarter.
  • Team named first, on left of draw, will wear WHITE caps.
  • Two players from the team wearing white caps will be goal judges for the following game.
  • No timeouts allowed.
  • 30 second shot clock will apply regardless of having no stop clock.
  • There will be no substitutions in the last minute of last quarter in any games.

Medal Presentation

The top three placed teams in each division will be presented with their certificates and medals at the Baywave Aquatic Centre at the conclusion of the finals on Friday 11th September.

 
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