ASEAN Games Australia 2012: Go play!

LOVE team sports? Then sign up for futsal, basketball, ultimate frisbee & much more at the 2012 ASEAN Games Australia this month! Stand to win prizes and bag medals, or just have a blast and make new friends.

Inspired by Malaysian badminton player Lee Chong Wei’s heroics at the 2012 London Olympics? Think you can do better than Singaporean table tennis player Feng Tianwei’s bronze at the same event?

Well don’t just dream about it. Show everyone what you can do at the ASEAN Games Australia 2012!

Organised by the Malaysian Student’s Council of Australia (MASCA), the Games will be held from September 22 to 25 in Melbourne.

Anyone with a current passport or identification card from an ASEAN nation, who’s currently residing in Australia, and who’s at least 13 years old, is invited to participate in competitive sports for prizes, medals, bragging rights – and, oh yes, fun.

Games you can compete in include badminton, basketball, futsal, netball, table tennis, tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, and volleyball.

You will need to pay a registration fee for each sport you choose to compete in. But MASCA says 25 percent of all funds generated will be donated to selected charities in the ASEAN region with the remainder supporting council projects and activities. Charities will be chosen on a rotation basis based on respective ASEAN countries.

If you do not play any of the listed games but would still like to get involved, you can always volunteer.

And for more information about the event, visit the ASEAN Games Australia website.

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