Batemans Bay ‘Hawk Cup’ comes to Canberra for 2020
On the 21st of March, the Bateman’s Bay Seahawks will host their annual ‘Hawk Cup’.
Since its inception in 2013, the Hawk Cup has been held at Hanging Rock Sportsgrounds, Batemans Bay and has attracted teams from all over NSW and ACT. This one day round robin format runs concurrent games across two adjacent fields and is a great community pre-season competition for all involved.
Due to the devastating bushfires in the South Coast region, the Batemans Bay Seahawks have relocated the 2020 Hawk Cup to Gungahlin Enclosed Oval in Canberra, with the aim to raise much needed funds for the club.
Seven AFL Canberra clubs will show their support by entering teams. The day will feature:
Batemans Bay Seahawks
DATE: Saturday 21st March 2020
LOCATION: Gungahlin Enclosed Oval
PRIZE MONEY: Women’s division winner-cash prize of $1000 plus vouchers, Men’s division winner-cash prize of $1000 plus vouchers.
FORMAT: Women’s & Men’s round robin style. Minimum 2 games each with top two teams playing off in the final.
GAMES: 18 a side with standard rules, 2×20 minute halves, 5 minute half time break, 5 minutes between games.
PLAYERS: Unlimited number of players per team.
UMPIRING: AFL Canberra based umpires have offered to officiate on the day. Club umpires willing to help will be much appreciated.
Full Canteen and Bar facilities will be available. The Hawk Cup will also feature an Auction with all proceeds directed to the Batemans Bay Seahawks and South Coast Community.