From 1-7 December 2013, athletes and representatives from more than 32 countries in the Asia Pacific region will converge on the City of Newcastle to compete at the first ever Special Olympics Asia Pacific Games. The diocese is thrilled to announce that CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning, a Disability Service provider, is a proud sponsor of the Special Olympics 2013 Asia Pacific Games. Show your support for the athletes and their families by attending the Games or go to the Opening Ceremony on Sunday December 1 with your sporting, school or youth group.
A sensational line-up of Australia's finest entertainers will be in the Hunter to celebrate the Opening Ceremony. Supported by more than 1000 performers from the Hunter region and 2500 Special Olympics athletes, Hunter Stadium is set to come alive with the lighting of the Games cauldron and 2-hour spectacular experience.
Family Tickets start from just $44 and feature headline acts including Human Nature, Anthony Callea, Iva Davies, Marcia Hines, The McClymonts, Silvie Paladino, Doug Parkinson, Darren Percival and Marina Prior.
The Opening Ceremony is a great way for you or your school and parish community to show your support for our local athletes and boost recognition of the Hunter region as a viable setting for an international event. Tickets can be purchased from Proticket.com.au, by clicking the button below, or download the event poster for further information. Reserve your place today!