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Perlubie Beach Sports Day

Perlubie Beach January 1st - Every Year


Perlubie Beach Sports is a day that dates back to the early part of this century. It started in 1914 at a time when family life and making your own entertainment was an accepted part of everyday life.

Perlubie Sports Ladies with Brollies
On New Years Day, residents of the Streaky Bay District and the many visitors in the area have the chance to take part in much the same types of competitions for which the sports days have become known over the years.

There is a fantastic athletic program for the whole day, commencing at 11 am (tide permitting) with a 1600 Open Endurance Race on the beach. Following this event is more flat races within specified divisions.

Plank Race to consist of teams of four.

Perlubie Swim with different age groups commencing at approximately 1pm. This is a beach to blue-line run and swim of approximately 250 metres. Great prize money to be won - worth $100 in the Open divisions.

Other events are: Netball Throwing, Stump Throwing, High Jump, Perlubie Iron Guts Open, Stepping the Distance, Throwing the Rolling-Pin, Ideal Beach Girl Under 6 Years and Mr. Muscles and Beach Volley Ball (teams of 4 to be in by 2pm - Senior and Junior Divisions).

Tug-o-war competition starts at approximately 4pm - teams of four, and four divisions for the whole family - this a a great highlight of the day.


Perlubie Sports Wool Sack RaceSeafood raffle drawn on the hour between 1pm and 4pm.


Gates open at 9am. Adults $5, Pensioners $3 - Children under 15 years FREE.


Free bus leaves from the Caravan Park and the Streaky Bay Hotel Car Park at regular intervals throughout the day from approximately 10am - Last bus leaves the beach at approximately 8.30pm.


Beverages, Steak Sandwiches, Hot Dogs, Ice-creams, Cool Drinks, Chips and Lollies on sale ALL DAY.


No unauthorised vehicles allowed on the beach and NO DOGS PLEASE,


Proceeds from the day are awarded to local charities.


COME ALONG AND HAVE THE VERY BEST FIRST DAY OF THE YEAR !!!



Perlubie Sports Cricket




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