Browsing Category » Sports

2016 SSPA National Convention – Sunday 25 September – Saturday 1 October

September 25, 2016

2016 SSPA National Convention – Sunday 25 September – Saturday 1 October 2016 in VICTORIA! The venue for the 2016 SSPA National Convention will be held at the Phillip Island Adventure Resort, http://piar.cyc.org.au/ Situated on 80 acres of landscaped grounds in the heart of Phillip Island, The Resort benefits from its close proximity to many […]

Badminton 2015/16

November 29, 2015

With the recent success of para badminton (dwarf class) nationally and internationally, Badminton Victoria are planning training sessions for 2014, regular competitions occur throughout the year. Please contact Kay Coady for more details Kay Coady (Badminton Victoria Development Coach)   [email protected]  Your support will help this class gain momentum here and internationally as well as […]

2015 National Sports Weekend

June 5, 2015

The SSPA’s 21st National Sports Weekend will be held from Friday 5 June to Monday 8 June 2015 in Albury, NSW. The weekend began back in 1996 purely to provide another opportunity for the State of Origin basketball clash to take place between NSW and Victoria. Attended by about 30 people, the weekend saw Victoria […]

World Dwarf Games 2017 News

May 2, 2015

The 7th World Dwarf Games are to be held in 2017 with the country and dates still to be announced. Although this is over 2 years away, planning is well underway both here and abroad. Australia needs to begin the process of organising training programs, camps, sponsorship and funding proposals etc. As such, we need […]

SSPA Annual National Convention- 2014

September 20, 2014

The 47th Annual SSPA Convention will be held from Saturday 20th – Friday 26th September 2014 at the Nunyara Conference Centre, Belair, South Australia. Belair is approximately a 15-minute drive from the Adelaide City centre. The latest informaton about registration fees, travel arrangements, as well as the Convention programme can be found on the SSPA […]

Mt Erica Hotel Fundraiser for WDG

June 13, 2014

The Mt. Erica Hotel management kindly hosted a fundraiser for the WDG Australian team on Saturday 13th June. Sam Millard, Samantha Lilly, Marg Daly, Alyssa Biddle, and Cullen Adams along with Lindsay Gaze and 60 other guests from local businesses attended the event which raised $3000.00 for the WDG Australian team. Sam Millard and Lindsay […]

‘A Golden Moment’ photo exhibition

January 29, 2014

A photo exhibition by Alison Ryan & Margherita Coppolino celebrating the outstanding achievements of short-statured sporting athletes representing Australia in the 2013 World Dwarf Games will be holding its opening night on 29th January from 6pm-8pm at Federation Square in Melbourne. The exhibition is proudly sponsored by Arts Access Victoria and Fed Square and will […]

World Dwarf Games 2013

August 3, 2013

World Dwarf Games 2013 World Dwarf Games update The World Dwarf Games are really starting to ramp up with more and more countries registering their interest with the IDAF. This puts team Australia in an exciting position with the opportunity to compete against elite athletes from every continent. The squad is ramping up their training […]

SSPA NATIONAL SPORTING WEEKEND- 2013

June 7, 2013

  2013 marks the 18th Annual National Sporting Weekend in Albury.   The first National Sporting Weekend back in 1995 where around 30 members attended I’m sure does not feel that long ago for many of us. It is fantastic to see the weekend has now evolved into being a mini convention with numbers last […]

Badminton- Melbourne Open 2013

May 25, 2013

With last year success of the Para badminton events! Badminton Victoria has again created tournaments for badminton player with dwarfism. The entry form can be downloaded from        http://www.sportingpulse.com/assoc_page.cgi?c=1-6055-0-0-0&sID=276997 Entries will be accepted on line via the tournament planner site  http://ba.tournamentsoftware.com/tournamentlist.aspx?id=2  — we prefer you to pay by bank transfer (details on entry form) – sending me a copy […]

© 2017 SSPA VIC.