Festival of Sport

Become a Junior Sports Journalist for a day

Is your child creative and a lover of sport? Here is their opportunity to become a sports journalist for a day. HOW TO ENTER Submit a 30-second video of your young journalist reporting on their local school sport or community sports activity. Complete the entry form on the Geelong Advertiser Competition Website HERE THE PRIZE... Read more

Festival of Sport Returns

GMHBA Stadium will throw its doors open to the community on Sunday 6 October as the FREE Festival of Sport returns to Kardinia Park. A national SPL skate competition, an all-new Kids Triathlon and Medieval Jousting displays will headline over 60 ‘come and try’ experiences across one jam-packed day of movement and fun! Last year’s... Read more

National Skate Competition Flips into Festival of Sport

Have you ever wanted to learn how to skate? Or are you a skater ready to show off your skills? Come down to Kardinia Park on Sunday 6 October to give skateboarding a go at one of the ‘come and try’ clinics or to compete in the Australian Skate Park League National comp!  Prepare to be wowed by top skaters as... Read more

What is a Festival of Sport?

The Festival of Sport is a free event showcasing the very best of sport in the state. The Festival is a true celebration of health and physical wellbeing and welcomes the community to Kardinia Park to participate in one jam-packed day of movement. With over 60 different ‘come and try’ activations including stand-up paddle boarding,... Read more

COME AND TRY CIRCUS SKILLS AT FESTIVAL OF SPORT

CircArts are bringing their high-energy and engaging circus performances to the Festival of Sport. Come and try an array of circus skills in a safe and fun environment at Kardinia Park on Sunday 7 October. Learn about this unique sport, which combines athleticism with entertainment to create mesmerising performances. Throughout the day, members of the... Read more

GIRLS TAKE OVER GMHBA STADIUM

Day 2 of the Festival of Sport will see a celebration of Women’s football on GMHBA Stadium. Come and help us fill the ground with girls. Bring your friends, your mums, your grandmas. Wear your footy colours if you want! If you play footy, would like to play, are too old to play, or too... Read more

FREE RUGBY UNION FEATURE MATCH AT GMHBA STADIUM

An exciting Rugby Union feature match between Melbourne Rising and Western Force will close out a weekend of activity and sporting fun at the Festival of Sport. Teams will travel to Geelong on Sunday 7 October for Game 6 of the 2018 National Rugby Championships. Entry to the match is FREE, with the game kicking... Read more

Tour the Geelong Cats at the Festival of Sport

On Saturday 6 October, Cats fans will have the opportunity to get an inside look at the inner sanctum of the Geelong Football Club at the Festival of Sport.. Many of the areas in the Brownlow Stand that were made possible by the Geelong Cats ‘Our Ambition’ campaign will be open, with fans able to tour... Read more

KELLY CARTWRIGHT LEADS A FANTASTIC LINE UP OF FREE WORKSHOPS AT THE FESTIVAL OF SPORT

Two-time Paralympic medal winner and Festival of Sport Ambassador Kelly Cartwright will be at GMHBA Stadium from 11.15am on Sunday 7th October to share her incredible story and run her FREE Every Step Counts Workshop. Kelly lost her right leg at the age of 15 to cancer, but that hasn’t stopped her from achieving some... Read more

FAMILY FUN AT FESTIVAL OF SPORT

Who says Geelong’s Inaugural Festival of Sport has to be all about sport? Make memories and spend time with the whole family enjoying all the performances and entertainment that the Festival has to offer. On top of all the sporting fun and activities, the Kardinia Park Precinct will be filled with music and artistic shows... Read more
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