Entries open for 5-a-side football at Auckland’s Rainbow Games

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Five-a-side football is one of 12 sports to be included at Auckland’s Rainbow Games to be held from April 4-8, 2024.

The Rainbow Games is a multi-sport event that brings together LGBTQI+ communities and allies from the region to celebrate sportsmanship, acceptance and equality.

Registrations for team/individual entries close on Monday March 4, 2024.

For football, the Games will take place at The Trusts Arena, Henderson, on April 6-7, and will comprise of:

  • Open team (5-a-side) — competitive or social grade.
  • Female-identifying team (5-a-side) — competitive or social grade.

Open refers to all genders and identities. Female-identifying refers to cisgender women, transgender women and non-binary AFAB.

Players must 18+ by Friday April 5, 2024, to participate.

Teams can have up to seven players (five on the court, two subs).

Cost of entry

Cost per player is $150, including GST, and pays for a package of benefits including:

  • Registration to one 5-a-side discipline.
  • Player accreditation.
  • Goodie bag.
  • Ticket to the Rainbow Games opening ceremony on Thursday April 4, 2024.
  • Ticking to the Rainbow Games closing function on Monday April 8, 2024.
  • Transport discounts.
  • Access to the arts, culture and social hub.
  • Exclusive retail and hospitality discounts.
  • Contribution to the Rangatahi legacy intiaitve.

More information / how to enter

Registrations close on Monday March 4, 2024

READ MORE: The Rainbow Games website >>>>

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