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MUPolo at the 2012 Brighton Baths Fast Fives Competition

February 11, 2012
12:00 pmto6:00 pm

Melbourne University Water Polo Club has entered one Men’s and one Women’s team in this years Brighton Baths Fast Fives Round Robin Competition.

The competition will be played on Saturday the 11th of Febraury 2012 at the Middle Brighton Sea Baths (251 The Esplanade, Brighton).

Men’s Draw
Format - 7 minute halves
Teams: Melbourne University Men, Jug’s Big Ones, Honey Badgers, The Party Boys & Monash Men

Women’s Draw
Format - 7 minute halves
Teams: Melbourne University Women, Monash Women, Dinkheadz, & FIGJAMS

PLAYING RULES

  1. Game time will depend on the number of teams playing. Games will be two 5 minute halves, running time, 2 minute half time break and a change of ends.
  2. Refereeing & scoring of games will be arranged by the team managers from the previous game. Referees need to be competent and fair, scorers need to be vigilant.
  3. All games will be played at the scheduled time. 3 points for a win, 2 for a draw, 1 for a loss and 0 for a forfeit. Teams must have at least 4 players to start a game.
  4. Normal water polo rules apply except for these five rules and a ‘fast five’ format (each team has 1 goalie, 4 players; goalkeeper free after every goal without waiting for defenders to reposition; touch any pillar after an exclusion for instant re-entry).
  5. A goal will be scored for the opposing team for every exclusion awarded against a team during a game, after the fifth. There are no individual penalties for having too many majors fouls.
  6. A tie at the conclusion of rounds will be decided by the result between the two teams, then total goals scored and then a decision by the event coordinator.
  7. There is a goal line where the ball can go ‘out’. There are no side line boundaries.

If you are interested in playing, please email president@mupolo.com.au

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