• Welcome to Coffs Harbour and Woolgoolga on the North Coast of NSW, Australia.

  • Sikhs first migrated to Woolgoolga in the 1890's and now own a large proportion of the banana plantations in the region.

  • Kabaddi is an ancient sport played throughout India and South East Asia and is often described as a mix of wrestling and rugby.

  • Sikhs have proudly represented India at the Olympic Games, helping to win 8 gold medals in 20 appearances, more than any other country.

  • The 'Turbaned Tornado' Fauja Singh is a record-setting marathon runner and is the only person over the age of 100 to ever complete a marathon.

  • Tug o' war is a popular sport at the Australian Sikh Games and is known to have been played in India as early as the 12th century.

Australian Sikh Games

ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ  ਜੀ  ਕਾ  ਖਾਲਸਾ      ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ  ਜੀ  ਕੀ  ਫਤਹਿ

Welcome to the official website of the Australian National Sikh Sports and Cultural Council (ANSSACC), a registered not-for-profit community organisation. ANSSACC administers and runs the Australian Sikh Games, a national event using sport as a way of:

  • Promoting the values of the Sikh faith
  • Encouraging health and well-being
  • Supporting active community involvement
The event attracts over one thousand athletes and up to 45,000 spectators over three days during Easter. Team sports include Kabbadi, Soccer, Netball, Hockey, Volleyball, Cricket, Basketball, Touch Football and Tug-o-War. Individual sports include Athletics, Badminton, Golf, Tennis and Wrestling.

Coffs 2015

The 28th Australian Sikh Games are being held in Coffs Harbour.

Date: 3 to 5 April, 2015
Venue: Coffs Harbour International Sports Stadium,

All are invited to be part of this exciting mela (carnival) that offers a three day spectacle of sport and culture, to be enjoyed by young and old alike.

Coffs 2015 is set to be one of the largest ever games with teams competing from all across Australia along with New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia and other countries.

Membership

Clubs wanting to compete in the Australian Sikh Games must register with ANSSACC, pay the appropriate membership fees and provide a Certificate of Incorporation / Registration.

Payment due date: 30 November
Existing members: $200
Associate members: $250
New members: $250

Visit the Membership page to become a member or renew your club's membership online.

Payment methods:
1. Direct Deposit

  • Account Name: Australian National Sikhs Sports & Cultural Council Inc
  • BSB: 065 507
  • Account: 10190474
  • IMPORTANT: Please insert your club name in the description field when making an online transfer.

2. Cheque

  • Payable to: Australian National Sikhs Sports and Cultural Council
  • Mail to: ANSSACC Treasurer, 9 Alfred Street, Rozelle NSW 2039

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