Year 7-9





Lightning Carnivals


Year 7 Year 8 and Year 9 Lightning Carnivals

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The Junior Lightning Carnivals are held at the Year 7, 8, and 9 levels and involve modified winter sports. Schools have shown a tendency to involve their full cohort groups for the Year 7-9 carnivals. However, if a school chooses to involve a portion of that group, participation is still highly encouraged. All options carry the same responsibilities with regard to staffing and supervision.


The 2024 Lightning carnivals dates are:

Year 7    Monday 6th May 2024

Year 8    Tuesday 7th May 2024

Year 9    Wednesday 8th May 2024


** Note : if there are insufficient team nominations for the Year 8 or 9 carnivals to be viable, then a Year 8 & 9 carnival will be delivered on Tuesday, 7th May 2024 **


Sports that are currently offered at the lightning carnivals include:

BOYS            Soccer, Football (AFL), Rugby Union, Basketball 

GIRLS           Netball, Soccer, Football (AFLW)

MIXED           Touch, Frisbee  

INCLUSION   Mixed Netball and Basketball (Tuesday)



To nominate your team(s), please download and complete the nomination form avaiable via 'Nominations' and email to :  


If you have any questions regarding the carnival, please contact :

Cherie Pirnie

Sport Operations Manager, Inclusion (ACC)

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