Taking a team to any sports event is exciting. When a team can become part of something the world may be watching, it becomes even bigger. Sports events happening in Australia are always exciting as well as challenging. What an achievement for a team when they are playing on a worldwide scale.
Major Sporting Events in Australia
Let’s take a moment and look at some of the main sporting events happening in Australia.
- Invictus Games
The Invictus Games were founded by none other than Prince Harry of Great Britain in 2014. A team competing in the Invictus Games is composed of wounded, injured, or ill servicemen and women. On October 20-27, 2018, competitors from 18 nations will compete in 11 adaptive sports. The purpose of these games is to inspire rehabilitation and show the world how we should revere our servicemen and women.
- World Tennis Challenge
This challenge brings together world-famous tennis players from the past and the present. Each participant will face off with an award-winning tennis player from the past. People from all over the world can watch the action as well as participate in the happenings around this event. The World Tennis Challenge is a part of the Be Active campaign in Australia.
- World Super 6 Perth
The World Super 6 Perth is an internationally-known golf challenge. This challenge brings players from all over the world together for three days of stiff competition. What makes this golf tournament stand out is the 54-hole traditional play with a six-hole knock-out match play format for the fourth and final round.
- The Ashes Series
The Ashes Series is a competition between Great Britain and Australia. Bringing a team requires knowledge of the game of cricket. This series is a compilation of tests in the sport of cricket. Australia is renowned in the cricket world due to not losing a test since 1988.
- Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
This yacht race is full of adrenaline and lots of competition. Beginning on Boxing Day and running until New Year’s Day, a team of sailors will leave out of the harbour at Sydney and make their way to Hobart, Australia. With this sport comes lots of pageantry and fun times for families. Spectators can watch the action as they picnic or attend local food establishments with a view of the action.
Why Take a Team?
Taking a team to these games is a wonderful experience. Not only do they get the opportunity to rub elbows with the heroes of their sport, but the recognition of being there is something a team will never forget. These sporting events only make a team stronger and more determined to be the best they can be.