The Gold Coast Titans are getting behind the world's largest touch football tournament.
With over 450 teams representing various schools both nationally and internationally the five day tournament is set to bring thousands to the coast with over 1,700 games across 23 fields at the Gold Coast Performance Centre in Runaway Bay.
The Gold Coast Titans All Schools Touch carnival is as the name suggests, a sporting tournament contested by senior school aged touch players, attracting female, male and mixed school teams from all corners of Queensland.
Tournament Director and Founder, Peter Bell, said he was delighted with the new venue, “Our primary reason for relocating from our former Brisbane location was that we’d outgrown the venue, however, there are other immense benefits to calling the Gold Coast home,” Peter explained.
“The facilities and opportunities for our participants and their families visiting the Gold Coast are extensive, including leisure activities, dining options, and of course the vast range of accommodation to suit schools with multiple teams, extending to our referees, other officials, and parents.”
The relocation, facilitated by Major Events Gold Coast, will ensure the carnival will be played at the magnificent Runaway Bay venue for the next three years, alongside naming rights partner, the Gold Coast Titans.
The Titans will be present across the week with a focus on Friday and Saturday.
Jan McCormick, CEO of Major Events Gold Coast, suggests the city and the complex will provide well for participants of the tournament.
“The Gold Coast has incredible weather and will deliver perfect playing conditions for the participants, plus has some of the best sporting facilities our nation has to offer," said Ms McCormick.
The event tap off is at 7.30 am today, 6 October, with free admission for spectators to the Gold Coast Performance Centre, 1 Sports Drive, Runaway Bay.
For more information about the event head to qldallschools.com.au/