Registration for the 16th Australian Transplant Games will open in December 2017 and close August 31, 2018. Once you register, your information can be up dated and changed, including your sport/event selection up to close of business on Saturday August 31, 2018. Remember, in order to register for The Games, you must be a current member of Transplant Australia. This is a requirement for our insurance policy and applies to everyone attending our event – we want you to be safe and covered. Join up or renew your membership now! Click here.
Registrations cancelled from September 1, 2018 and before September 14, 2018 will incur a cancellation/administration fee of 25% – (up to a maximum of $100 per family) plus any transactions fees. Cancellations received from September 15, 2018 will incur an administration fee of 50% – (up to a maximum of $150 per family) plus any transactions fees.
Meal Cancellation: Notification of cancellation or change to social events (gala dinner) must reach the National Office by Friday September 14, 2018. Late cancellations will be subject to the catering body’s cancellation policy and may incur the full cost of each meal booked plus any transactions fees. For notification of cancellations: email – firstname.lastname@example.org or phone on 1800 827 757
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Full details about the dates, times, events and venues to be released November 2017.
Transplant Australia, as a National Sporting Organisation recognised by the Australian Sports Commission, has an obligation to ensure that all participants in the Games, both competitors and supporters, abide by a number of important conditions. This helps ensure the safety of competitors and that the spirit of the Games is honoured at all times.
Transplant recipients must submit a Medical Certificate dated between May 7, 2018 and September 2, 2018.
WAIVER AND CODE OF CONDUCT
When completing registration you will be asked to sign a Waiver, a Photography Release, and the Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct is part of the Member Protection Policy which can be downloaded from transplant.org.au under Membership. The Codes Principles are:
Encouraging healthy and safe procedures, preventing and reporting dangerous behaviour, while demonstrating concern for others.
Taking responsibility for one’s actions and being a positive role model at all times.
Recognising the contribution which people make to sport, treating them with dignity and consideration, as well as caring for the property and equipment they use.
Operating within the spirit of the rules, never taking an unfair advantage and making informed and honourable decisions at all times.
The Full Code of Conduct can be viewed here.
If you have any queries about the conditions of entry into the Games please email email@example.com or telephone 1800 827757.
Transplant Australia strives to keep the costs of the Games as low as possible to ensure as many transplant recipients and the transplant community can participate. All registrants will receive a Games bag, shirt and cap and personal injury insurance.
Adults pay a basic registration fee (Adult Transplant Athlete: $95, Adult Supporter: $55) with sports and social events costed on a user-pay basis.
Juniors (17 years and under) have free registration and only pay for certain social events including the gala dinner and team dinners.
WHAT CATEGORY AM I?
Adult Transplant Athlete Transplant Australia members who are 18 years and over at the start of the 2018 Australian Transplant Games and apply to those who are:
– Solid organ and tissue recipients – Cystic fibrosis – Those awaiting transplantation – Undergoing dialysis – Corneal recipients – Bone marrow and stem cell recipients – Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome patients
Adult Supporter Transplant Australia members who are 18 years or older at the start of the 2018 Games and apply to those who are:
– Living donors – Donor families – Family/friends of the transplant community – Health Care Professionals
Junior Transplant Athlete Transplant Australia members who aged 17 and under competing in the Games and apply to those who are:
– Solid organ and tissue recipients – Cystic fibrosis – Awaiting transplantation – Dialysis patients – Corneal recipients – Bone marrow and stem cell recipients – Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome patients
Junior Supporters Transplant Australia members aged 17 and under competing in the Games and apply to those who are:
– Living donor – Donor families – Family/Friends of the transplant community – Any other supporters
Details on the sports applicable to individual age groups to be released November 2017.
There are certain limitations on the sports events as follows: Only one full-day sport can be selected per day however an evening sport can also be added, ie: swimming (day) and volleyball (evening).
Racquet sports: Only two events can be selected out of singles, pairs and mixed pairs for tennis, table tennis and badminton. Swimming and Athletics – Adults and Juniors: A maximum of 5 events plus relays can be selected.
TEAM SPORTS EVENTS –
On the Games Registration you can indicate if you would like to be considered to represent your state in team events. Please note these are open to those ages 15 years plus. Your State Team Manager will then be in contact with you to advise if you have been selected.
Details of team events to be released in November 2017.
PAIRS/DOUBLES/MIXED DOUBLES: You can indicate your preferred partner on the Games registration. For those who do not have a preferred partner, you can enter TBA and your team manager will pair you up with a suitable partner.