The VACSAL Senior Football & Netball Carnival is a statewide celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and pride. This year the Carnival is on Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12-14th October in Ballarat. The aim of the event is to bring together the Victorian Aboriginal community and promote a healthy lifestyle.
Friday 12th Oct - 6-7:30pm
6pm Opening Ceremony & Team Registrations
6:30pm Women’s Football Match & Netball Clinics (Mars Stadium)
Saturday 13th Oct 8:15am - 8pm
Football & Netball games, children’s activities
Sunday 14th Oct 8:15am - 4pm
Football & Netball games, semi-finals and finals
Sunday 3:15-4pm Closing Ceremony & Awards!
12, 13 & 14
Register Your Team
A Smoke, Drugs, Alcohol & Sugar-Free Event
Give Yourself A Healthy Future, Mob!
The VACSAL Senior Football and Netball Carnival is an annual event that invites the aboriginal community to come together and either participate in the games or watch the events.
The Ballarat community is also warmly invited to come and support the event and watch some excellent footy and netball!
Games will be held at the Mars Stadium, Lakers Oval 1 &2, and the Wendouree Basketball Centre. We will also have a fun Activation Area and plenty of great food on offer.
Come & Watch
Fun Workshops & Kids Activities
FREE Gymnastics Origami craft Face-painting Sport activities
"Because of her,
— 2018 NAIDOC Theme
Hands on Health
At the Activation Oval
The Ballarat and District Aboriginal Co-operative (BADAC) is hosting the 2018 event. The Victorian Aboriginal Community Services Association Limited (VACSAL) is overseeing the Carnival. We give heartfelt thanks to our generous sponsors who enable this annual event to happen.