Albury Wodonga | 20-27 January 2018
Q. I am not able to register online because I do not have access to a computer and the Internet. Can I register another way?
You can contact your State or National Sports Association to make arrangements for you to access the internet to do your online registration
You can text Caroline Conlon, Event Manager (mob: 0410 552 538) to give your name, address and she will send an information sheet with a manual registration form in the post.
Q. Can I pay the Sports Entry Fee for the sports events only and not the Games Registration Fee, which includes the Opening and Closing ceremonies?
A. No – you must pay the Games Registration Fee first before you register for the sports events.
Q. Can I do my sports registration later after I have paid my Games Registration Fee?
A. Yes. You must register for team sports before 30 September and individual sports before 1 December 2015.
Q. Can I play more than one sport?
A. Yes – you can but you will need to inform your State/Territory Team Manager to check that there is no clash between the sports you wish to participate in.
Q. Will I have to pay separate sports fees if I play more than one sport?
A. Yes – you will need to register and pay for each sport you wish to participate in.
Q. Can I get a refund if I wish to cancel my general registration and sports registration?
A. Yes – refunds will only be accepted before 31 December 2015.
Q. Who is entitled to the Concession Rate?
A. The Concession rate applies to people who have a Centrelink card. You will be asked to show your card when you collect your Registration Pack at the Games Hub.
Q. Do Sports Convenors have to pay registration fees for the Games?
A. One (1) Sport Convenor per sport is entitled to free registration.
Q. What is the hearing loss threshold to participate in the 2016 Games?
A. Deaf Sports Australia regulates that any sports participants in Australian Deaf Games must have at least 40dB or greater in their better ear (which is the same as having a moderate, severe or profound hearing loss).
All must declare that they have a hearing loss of 40dB or greater in their better ear when they register for a sports event and agree to the terms and conditions.
Q. What is the policy about wearing hearing aids during sport events?
A. Although each sport event has their own rules concerning hearing aid use during sports events, any competitor in the Australian Deaf Games must NOT wear any hearing aids or assistive devices.
Q. Is there free transport available to each sport venue?
A. All sports venues are easily accessible by Public Transport. So in general people participating in a sport can use Public Transport to get to the venue unless the particular sport has organised for special private bus transport between the Games Hub and the sports venue. There may also be one or more minibuses moving between the different sports venues throughout the day.
Q. Where is the Games Hub?
A. The Games Hub is conveniently located at the Adelaide High School on the City fringe, within walking distance of CBD accommodation, the city shopping mall and several sports venues. West Terrace, Adelaide. SA. 5000.