Announcement of Nationals 2012 to be held in Perth

Australian Underwater Hockey Championships, Perth, 22 – 26 January 2012.
Hosted on behalf of Underwater Hockey Australia by the WA Underwater Hockey Commission

The Venue

The championships are planned to be held at Challenge Stadium in the Perth suburb of Mount Claremont.

Court Layout

Two courts will be used simultaneously. The Court layout will be 25 metres long by 15 metres wide. Pool depth is a constant 2.0 metres.

Championships Format

The following categories will be contended (indicative prices below):

  • Open  $125 pp plus presso ($70.00)
  • Women $125 pp plus presso ($70.00)
  • Masters (over 35 Men, over 32 Women)  $125 pp plus presso ($70.00)
  • Junior (under 19)  $ pp plus 75 presso ($70.00)

The Games format will be run by the following guidelines:

  • A category with 7 teams or more will conduct a single round robin to determine the seeding for the finals playoffs.
  • A category with 4 to 6 teams will conduct a double round robin to determine the seeding for the finals playoffs.

State representatives are to provide final list of teams to Craig MacKenzie by 15 November 2011.

Proposed Timetable

Sat 21st Referees and Captains meetings, Pool setup
Sun 22nd Opening Ceremony, Round Robin Matches
Mon 23rd Round Robin Matches, Mid comp sunset nibbles/drinks
Tue 24th Round Robin Matches
Wed 25th Round Robin Matches,Semi finals, Juniors Finals, Junior Presentation Night
Thu 26th Finals, Australian team selection, Closing Ceremony, Presentation Night
Fri 27th Post comp barbecue Swan River

Detailed information Pack

A tournament information pack will be organised for all competing states once the list of competiting teams has been confirmed to ensure the information provided is as up to date as possible.This will include all costings such as registration, presentation night / social functions and a more detailed time schedule.

Information and Contacts

Please email general enquiries to Craig MacKenzie at
Please email accommodation enquiries to Jan Tyler at
See our Events page for more information as it comes to hand.