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This will be the first time Tweed Netball Association has hosted a Netball Queensland state event.

Held over June 22–24, Challenge Carnival will attract more than 2000 players, officials and spectators to the area for the weekend.

Netball Queensland acting CEO Hamish Johnston said, ‘this is a fantastic opportunity for not only Tweed Netball Association but the surrounding community to benefit from Challenge Carnival’.

Destination Tweed CEO, Bill Tatchell, said the family-oriented nature of this event is a perfect fit for the Tweed and is in line with the organisation’s strategy to target this market segment, both for tourism and business investment.

‘The Challenge Carnival will have an immediate direct benefit on tourism and business by attracting an estimated 2000 to the Tweed for the event itself,’ said Mr Tatchell.

‘This will obviously impact on accommodation providers, dining venues, retail outlets and associated service providers.

‘But perhaps even more importantly, this is a unique opportunity to showcase the Tweed to event-goers as an option for future family holidays and as a potential seachange/treechange destination.

Challenge Carnival runs across three days and is open to competitors aged 12–16 years.

 


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