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Bunbury the perfect host for upcoming sporting competitions

By Kevin Kelly

Bunbury is bursting at the seams with community spirit and sportsmanship. The council is proud to announce our city will be hosting a couple of fantastic sporting events around your Bunbury property in the upcoming months.

The 2017 Western University Games

For those unfamiliar, the Western University Games is an annual sporting event for athletes attending university or TAFE in WA. The event arrives courtesy of 'Alcohol Think Again', which serves to provide a friendly and safe environment for the 1,200-plus competitors as well as their families, friends and supporters. 

2017 marks the second consecutive year the Games will be held in Bunbury. Individual sporting events will take place across a range of local venues from Sunday 2nd to Wednesday 5th July. The games will include Aussie rules, rugby union, netball, tennis, hockey, beach volleyball and many more.

The Games present Bunbury residents with more than just a chance to check out the next generation of Australian sports heroes on the field (turf, court, or sand), but also offers the opportunity to get involved yourself, as Australian University Sport are seeking over 50 volunteers to help run the Games. Whether you're a seasoned local legend or simply an enthusiast of the game, the organisers will be happy to have you lend a hand.

The 2018 Action Sports Games

Bunbury will also host the Action Sports Games, a weekend-long event where athletes from all around the world compete in extreme sports. Taking place in March 2018, the Games will bring an estimated 10,000 spectators to town, so local businesses should prepare for a booming weekend. Adding to this excitement, the event will be televised worldwide, showing off our beautiful beaches and waterways to a global audience.

The Action Sports Games will feature athletes from 24 countries, and spectators can expect to see some big names from the professional circuit. Previous years' events have commonly featured many sporting icons holding local and international titles in wakeboarding, ski-jumping, freestyle motocross, BMX, skateboarding and more.

There will be no admission costs to any of the competitions that take place during the games, so Bunbury locals will only need to load up the cooler and find a good spot to enjoy this world-class event in our very own backyard. It's shaping up to be an amazing year in Bunbury for sports fans of all types. Sound like the kind of place you'd like to live? Contact our team to find out more about Bunbury real estate today. 

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