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Cornwall Park School will be entering Year 3-6 Flippa Ball and Year 6 Mini Polo teams to represent our school in the Epsom league.

 

Flippa Ball is a modified version of Water Polo. Two teams, each of which must have a minimum of seven players, play Flippa Ball. Each team must have 6 field players and 1 goalie in the pool at one time. The pool is shallow (approximately 1.3 metre) allowing players to stand on the bottom of the pool. Players are permitted to walk along the bottom if they do not have the ball. If in possession of the ball the player must swim or pass. Players must pass with only one hand. The game consists of two halves of 8 minutes duration with a 2 minute half time.


Mini Polo is a smaller, more basic game than Water Polo itself and has been introduced to teach young players the basics of the full game of Waterpolo. Mini Polo is only available to those students who have played Flippa Ball for at least 1 term, are confident swimmers and can tread water confidently.


League Dates:
          17th February – 7th April 2017 (no game on 31st March)

Locations:                Diocesan School for Girls Aquatic Centre

                                       St Cuthbert’s Centre for Wellbeing

                                       Epsom Girls Grammar School

 Game Times:           Sunday between 10:30am and 6:00pm

 Team Size:               10 players.

 Cost:                         $60.00 – this non-refundable payment is a commitment to the team and full payment is required regardless of how many games are played.          

Flippa Ball is played with 7 players in the water, including a goalie, with 3-6 substitutes that can rotate in at any time.  No team can be registered without a parent coach and a parent manager.

Due to the games being on a Sunday, children will need to be transported by you to one of the above locations when confirmed.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me by email jcibilich@cpds.school.nz

Registrations for Flippa Ball are now open through your Kindo account. Please select either Flippa Ball or Mini Polo to put into your cart, agree to the Terms and Conditions and make payment. As spaces are limited, in order to secure your place please register and pay promptly.

Registrations will close midnight 5 February. We are unable to allow for late registrations.

N.B. The game times will be available once the draw is published. Further information can be found on the website: www.flippaball.org.nz

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