Registrations are CLOSED for Term 2
Takapuna Primary School participate in the North Harbour Water Polo Flippa Ball Competition, played at AUT Millennium Pool on Sunday afternoons.
Days & Dates:
Sundays in Terms 2, 3 and 4 2021
Term 2 -: Sunday 9th May - Sunday 4th July
Playing & Competition Information:
Teams & Grades:
TPS will aim to have the following teams depending on numbers registered:
Year 3 & 4 mixed boys and girls
Year 5 & 6 mixed boys and girls
Depending on the number of TPS students who register in time to play will depend on the make-up of the teams each term and year. Teams are 7-a-side in the pool and up to 2 subs (maximum of 9 players per team).
Flippa ball can be a tough game to play, a high level of swimming ability is required. All players wishing to play flippa ball must be able to complete the following:
Swim 50m freestyle (2 lengths of TPS school pool) unsupported/unaided and non-stop without putting their feet down.
Tread water or perform egg beater for 60 seconds (1 minute) unsupported/unaided and non-stop.
Games are played on Sunday afternoons and evenings with rounds scheduled between 1pm and 7pm each week, with younger players playing in the earlier time slots. Games are 2x 8 minute halves, 16 minutes in duration.
The draw will be published on http://www.northharbourwaterpolo.co.nz/Competitions-Clinics/Flippa-Ball-League-1 for the season.
There is no TPS playing uniform for flippa ball.
Players must be in swimwear. Rash shirts and long sleeve swimwear are not advised for flippa ball.
No goggles to be worn
Water polo caps are provided for each player by NH Water polo
Our TPS flippa ball teams require parent support in coaching and managing teams. If your child/ren are registered to play within a TPS team and you are able to assist with coaching or managing please indicate this on your child/ren’s registration. We need volunteer coaches and managers to help!
Note: By registering your child in a sporting activity, you agree that your child will play for the duration of their intended season and will pay the registration fee .