Junior floorball open held on Peninsula
The Peninsula Floorball Club has been invited to host the Junior Australian Floorball Open in July.
The event will run from July 5 to July 9, with over 300 children and adolescents from Australia and New Zealand expected to attend.
Workshops will be run as part of the event which will be designed to bring children from different clubs together.
Representatives from the International Floorball Federation will also attending, leading coaching and refereeing workshops.
The Peninsula Floorball Club is Australia's biggest and fastest growing club in a small but rapidly growing sport.
Officials from the International Floorball Federation hope that the sport will be included as an official Olympic Sport in the near future.
Floorball was played as a demonstration sport at the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games and was an official sport at this year's games.
The Junior Australian Floorball Open will be run at the Peninsula Leisure Centre, starting at 8 30am on Wednesday July 5.
Press release, 22 Jun 2017
Bettina Lucini, Peninsula Floorball Club
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