Speed, skill and teamwork all play a part in canoe polo at Nagambie

UNDER 15 GREEN: Under-15 competitor Dominic Thompson had his head in the game. PHOTOS: Clair Dobie

NAGAMBIE’S Regatta Rowing Centre was once again the place to be, with the Oceania Canoe Polo Championships and 2015 Australian Canoe Polo Championships taking place recently.

A challenging sport involving speed, skill and teamwork, an air of excitement met spectators, consisting of family and friends, who gathered around the Nagambie Lakes to watch the action unfold.

Over 500 athletes, coaches and officials attended the championships, coming from all parts of Australia.

The Oceania championships had competitors in the following categories: senior men/women, over 21 men/women, over 30 men/women, under 18 men/women, over 45 men, under 15 men/women and over 35 women.

The Australian championships had juniors (under 16 men/under 18 women – mixed), youth (under 21 men/women), women, open, veterans (over 35 men/women), masters (over 45 men/women), and for the first time, mini-micros (under 10) and micro-juniors (under 13).

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