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Caloundra on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is a great place for a short break during February while catching up with some good sports.

(TRAVPR.COM) AUSTRALIA - January 18th, 2013 - Caloundra on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is a great place for a short break during February while catching up with some good sports.

Caloundra hosts the Queensland Reds final trail Super Rugby match against the Chiefs on February 8 at Stockland Stadium and warms up with the Queensland Oztag Junior State Cup from February 2-3, the Gatorade Queensland Tri Series on February 3, and the Australian Outrigger Canoe Racing Association national sprint titles at Lake Kawana from February 1-3.

The Oztag titles will be held at the Caloundra Rugby Union Club in Arthur St with over 1200 players participating in 12 different divisions from under 10 to under 15.

Even if your team’s not playing this is the chance to see some of the best up-and-coming players in the state show off their skills in this rapidly growing sport.

Oaks Oasis at Golden Beach has special accommodation packages for players, friends and family during this event.

The Gatorade Queensland Tri Series continues in Caloundra for race five on Sunday, February 3, starting from the Caloundra Powerboat Club at Golden Beach with categories to suit all abilities. Registration for all events and a Sport and Lifestyle Expo will happen from 1pm to 4.45pm on the preceding Saturday afternoon.

The Friday night Reds match kicks off at 7pm and offers their full squad a hit-out before the official start of the 2013 season.  The clash between the reigning Australian conference champions and the Super Rugby title holders from New Zealand is expected to feature Wallaby and All Blacks representatives across both teams.

Tickets from with grand stand seating $50, general admission $25, Family (two adults, two children) $70, four to 16 years $15.

Caloundra Chamber of Commerce Tourism and Events chair and Rumba Beach Resort director Bill Darby said: “February is a great sporting month in the Caloundra region and an opportunity to combine a weekend away with some fantastic events.”

“The Queensland Reds had a membership of over 32,000 last year and hosting a trial game in the Caloundra region offers the chance for their supporters in the drive market and locals to see elite professional rugby being played in one of the best tourism regions in the country,” Mr Darby said.

Caloundra has also just been announced as the Queensland location for the internationally popular obstacle course race Tough Mudder on August 17-18.

For further information about the region contact Sunshine Coast Visitor Information Centres free call 1800 644 969, or for the latest hot deals on accommodation and attractions


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