2013 Registration Fees
Registrations fees have now been confirmed by the Trust.
Athletes (per competitor) $250.00
Athlete Assistant/Team Official (per person) $250.00
An Athlete Assistant/Team Official is someone who will travel and stay with the team during the Independence Games weekend – they may be a volunteer, or a paid support worker. Typically there will be one Athlete Assistant/Team Official for every 2-4 athletes depending on needs.
PLEASE NOTE: The registration fee remains the same regardless of whether accommodation is onsite or you have chosen to stay at a different location that you have organised. You are free to stay outside of the supplied accommodation and select which meals you will still require.
The registration fee for an Athlete and for an Athlete Assistant/Team Official includes:
New - Travelling Supporter Registration
Travelling Supporter Fee (per person) $95
The Travelling Supporter registration is a new concept designed for parents, family or supporters of athletes who are supporters of the team but are not directly involved with the team and who will not stay overnight in the hostel accommodation with the team. The Travelling Supporter Fee includes:
All are welcome as spectators to support athletes attending the Independence Games events.
Teams generally run group fundraising activities and apply for funding and sponsorship in the lead up to the Games so that entry fees and other costs (transport and uniforms etc) are either wholly or partly covered.
Carer support can also be used to cover Games entry fees for athletes and many parents/guardians decide to use this option. The Games is equal to 2.5 carer support days. If you're interested in using carer support to cover entry fees, you should talk to your Regional Team Manager in advance.
2013 Entry Forms
These are currently being prepared and will be posted here shortly.
Click here to download the 2013 Registration Information Pack. This is a PDF document that includes comprehensive information about the Independence Games and answers lots of questions.
Click here to download the 2013 Athlete Registration Form
Click here to download the 2013 Health and Wellbeing Form
All Athletes must complete an Entry Form and the Health and Well-being Form. Both these forms are to be handed to the Team Manager who will keep a copy of the Health and Well-being Form and forward both forms on to the Event Manager, together with payment.
Click here to download the 2013 Athlete Assistant/Team Official Registration Form
Athlete Assistants/Team Officials are required to complete and return the registration form together with the registration fee to the Event Manager.
Click here to download the 2013 Travelling Supporters Registration Form
Travelling Supporters The Travelling Supporter registration is designed for parents, family or supporters of athletes who are not directly involved with the team – the registration fee includes 2 x lunch and 2x evening meals, evening entertainment and access to venues. It does not include accommodation, breakfasts or transportation.
Entries Close & Payment Due 31 March 2013
To avoid disappointment please ensure the completed forms and entry fee are returned to your Team Manager at least one week prior entries closing.
Payment for entry fees and other Games costs can be made by direct credit or cheque. Your Regional Team Manager will liaise with you and coordiante payment in consultation with the Event Manager.
Cheque please make cheques payable to "The Independence Games Charitable Trust" and post to:
Special Events Aoraki Ltd
PO Box 72
Direct Credit ANZ National Bank 06 0645 0465841 00