Welcome to Oceania Netball Cup, a Pacific Community festival of netball.

The 2018 Oceania Netball Cup will be held on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 March, a social and fun competition open to all abilities with a party atmosphere. Netball NSW encourages friends and family members to create teams, or why not enter your 2018 Club team into a preseason warm up competition.

Come down and enjoy Face Painting, Kids Activities, Music, Food and Netball Skill sessions. We encourage you to be as creative with your uniform as possible so don’t forget to dress up in your best colours.

2018 Oceania Netball Cup 

Venue: Liverpool Netball Association, Woodward Park, Liverpool 2170

Date: Friday 16 and Saturday 17 March 2018 l games starting  6.00pm and 9.00am respectively

Cost: $150.00 per team

Divisions: 12/U Mixed, 15U, Opens Ladies (16+) and Opens Mixed*

CLICK HERE to register

Follow the event on Facebook

*This will be a Fast5 style of play and Opens Mixed Teams may only have up to three men on court at any one time.

Check out some of the action from the 2016 Oceania Cup below.

For more information contact Netball NSW Inclusion and Diversity Coordinator Laura Abrahams on (02) 9951 5006 or [email protected].

CLICK HERE to download the Early Bird Prize Conditions of Entry

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Oceania Netball Cup?

Oceania Netball Cup is a Fun Community festival of netball to celebrate the Polynesian, pacific and indigenous cultures!

Where is Oceania Netball Cup 2018 being held?

Liverpool City Netball Association – Woodward Park
Cnr of Hoxton Park Road, Hume Hwy and Memorial Avenue, Liverpool NSW 2170

When is Oceania Netball Cup 2018 being held?

Friday 16 March 2018 (6pm-9pm) – Mixed Competition
Saturday 17 March 2018 (9am-3pm) – U12 Mxd, U15 Girls and Open Ladies Competitions

How much does it cost to attend or participate in Oceania Netball Cup?

The team entry fee is $150.00 (for up to 10 players per team)
Spectators or general event entry is FREE for Non-Players

Who can attend Oceania Netball Cup 2018?

Anyone is welcome to either play or spectate!
We are of course celebrating the Polynesian, Indigenous and Pacific communities, but it doesn’t matter where you’re from, EVERYONE is welcome!

Will there be food available for purchase?

There will be a number of options for food and drink which we encourage you to purchase and support the small businesses! Follow our Facebook Event for updates on who is attending.
Teams may bring food of their own, however no BBQs or cooking electronics are allowed to be brought.

Will there be music at the event?

Yes! We will have a DJ. Follow our Facebook Event for updates on who is attending

Will there be entertainment at the event?

Yes, on the Friday Evening. Oceania Netball Cup has teamed up with Matavai Cultural Arts Group to perform a range of short items.

Does our team have to wear uniforms?

Up to you! There is no mandating on uniform requirements however we do encourage you to be as creative with your uniform as possible so don’t forget to dress up in your best colours.

What should I bring to Oceania Netball Cup?

Water, Sunscreen, Hat, (Soft material for safety reasons. ie bucket hat or soft visor) and bring all your friends to either play or cheer you on!

Are there toilets at the venue?

Yes. Male, Female and Disabled toilets are available onsite. See Venue Layout Map.

Do I need to supply an umpire for my team? Who can help me find an umpire if I don’t know anyone?

Each team must supply their own umpire. If you need assistance contact Liverpool City Netball Association or a local club who may be able to source you one. (Note: this may involve a cost and isn’t necessarily guaranteed)

Does the venue have any shade?

The venue has some shaded areas, however it is recommended to bring your own shade shelter. If you are bring one please ensure this is included on your registration. If you have forgotten to include this, please email [email protected] to ensure we have enough space for all teams/guests.

Please note: any pop up tents must be pegged or weighted down for safety reasons.

Is there any seating available?

Minimal to No seating is available. It is recommended to bring your own chair.

Does my team need to supply our own equipment? I.e. bibs and balls

Each team is expected to supply their own ball/s and positional bibs.

Is there first aid onsite?

Oceania Netball Cup will have a medical personnel onsite, see Venue Layout Map.
First aid are ideally not there for preventative strapping. Please ensure this is managed by the individual prior to attending.

Who scores the games?

Each team should have a volunteer to stand together and score. Please see the How to complete a scoresheet templates

Can I bring my kids? Is there anything for them to be entertained?

Yes. This event has lots for the kids.

  • There will be a FREE face painter on Saturday from 10.30am-1.30pm
  • Kids Skill Clinics will be run FREE for everyone on Saturday at 11am and 1.30pm with qualified coaches.
  • Cultural Performances will be held at 6pm on Friday
  • Music and Food will be available throughout the event

Where do I register my team?

You can register your team online here LINK

Where do I check in my team on the day?

On the day of your relevant competition team managers/captains are required to check in and the Sign-On Desk (outside the Association building).
There will also be a team’s briefing before games on each day. Times TBC and sent out with the draw prior to the event.

What Parking is available?

Parking is plentiful at the Liverpool Venue. Either off Memorial Ave (behind the Whitlam centre) or off Hoxton Park Road. See Venue Layout Map

Where can my team or spectators setup?

Teams and Spectators can set up in the labelled areas found on the Venue Layout Map.

When will I receive my team’s draw?

Your Team Manager/Captain will receive the Draw one week prior to the event.
By Friday 9th March 2018.

How long are the games?

Fast5 Mixed (Friday) – 6min intervals
Mainstream 12s, 15s and Ladies (Saturday) – 10mins intervals

More information will be provided when Team Manager/Captains are emailed the Draw

Will there be a Lunch break on the Saturday?

Dependant on the number of teams and games, Oceania Netball Cup will do its best to ensure there is a half hour lunch break at some mid-way point of the day.

Is there a presentation at the end of the competition?

A short presentation to the winners and runners up will happen after the Finals series on both Friday and Saturday.

What are the Fast 5 rules?

Fast5 is the game format used for the Mixed Competition on the Friday Night
The rules can be found HERE.

Any umpiring tips for Fast5?

Fast5 has a few differences to traditional netball. Please see the official rules HERE.

Will there be an official photographer?

Oceania Cup will have an official photographer. Image permissions are collected at the point of registration. Please talk to your team manager/captain and see event staff urgently if there are any changes to image permissions

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Team Photos will be posted on the Facebook Page.

Where can I find the Codes of Conduct?

Codes of conduct are agreed to upon registration. Please ensure you and your team adhere to these. Please see the Codes of Conduct here

What happens if it’s raining?

In the event of light rain, we will go ahead – so bring your ponchos or umbrellas.
In extreme wet/dangerous weather circumstances teams will be notified no later than 1 hour prior to the event.
The back-up postpone date will be two weeks later on Friday 30th and Saturday 31st March