Touch is a mixed team sport at the SUGs. It is played on an outdoor field and games are 2 x 20 min halves. There is a requirement for each team to fulfill duty requirements as per draw.
Teams will be required to register a minimum squad of 8 players to participate at SUGs. For teams to avoid a forfeit fine they will be required to field 4 players at the start of their scheduled game time. Teams are able to have 3 players cross accredit from another sport at the SUGs.
Touch is a qualification sport at the Australian University Games and as such teams need to qualify at their regional university games event.
Format will include pool and progression matches. Final competition formats will be decided following the close of entries.
- Monday 3 July - 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday 4 July - 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Wednesday 5 July - 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Thursday 6 July - 9:00am - 5:00pm
*Schedule is subject to change, please check back regularly for updates.
- Surface Type - The football oval will have three fields available
- Warm Up areas - There are no warm up areas located at the venue. Other grass areas near the pitch can be used
- Car parking - Parking available at several locations across the Waurn Ponds campus
• Ticketed parking from 8:30 am-4:30 pm
• Costs $1.50 p/h up to $6.00 per day
• Pay online via Cell-O-Park App
• Links to Android & iOS apps
- Access to toilets, disabled toilets, and change rooms can be found in KD Stewart Centre, Alfred Deakin Drive, Deakin - Waurn Ponds
- Catering - There are various catering options available on-campus, Buildings JB/NA/Library
- Bus - Geelong Station - Deakin University via Highton (Route 43). Departs from Geelong Station and runs via Railway Tce, Pigdons Rd and Alfred Deakin Dr to Deakin University, Waurn Ponds
- Petrol - The nearest petrol station is, Coles Express, 135-177 Colac Rd, Grovedale VIC 3216