Presented in conjunction with the

The Pearlers' Games 2020

Introducing... the Pearlers' Games, a fresh take on the iconic 'Chinatown Games' of 1999 - 2002. A favourite for many who experienced these events as part of Broome's Shinju Matsuri Festival.

The second year of Chinatown's, Pearlers' Games are set to take place on the streets of Chinatown along Dampier Terrace on Sat 9th May 2020 from 2.30 - 5.30pm as part of the inaugural 'Chinatown Discovery Festival'

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INDIVIDUALS AND TEAMS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REGISTER EARLY TO ASSIST IN SCHEDULING OF CHALLENGES. AS WELL, 'ON THE DAY REGISTRATIONS' WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE IF OPENINGS EXIST.
DON'T MISS OUT!!

4 Person Team

The Main Event....
'Cygnet Bay Masters Cup'
Teams of 4 will compete in skill and strength challenges
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Individual

Both Serious and Social....
A collection of 1 and 2-person Challenges across a range of skills. Sure to be fun!
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Tug-O-War

Go Head to Head....
6-8 Person Teams go in the rounds for head to head victory or just for fun challenges!
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Games and Challenges

The Pearlers' Games has been created around both Skilled and Social style challenges for 1, 2, 4 and 6-8 person teams with aim to involve both the serious and the casual players. 

So, whether you are vying for the prizes, or just want a bit of fun, there is something for every one.

The information below explains each of the categories and an overview of whats involved in each challenge/game.

A big thank you to each of our sponsors for awesome prizes and contributions to help make these games come to life.

The 'Cygnet Bay' Masters Cup

4-Person Teams / Skill and Strength / Multiple Challenges
The Main Event of the Pearlers' Games lies with The 'Cygnet Bay Masters Cup' where teams of 4 will compete in diverse challenges, based around skills and ways of the past and present Pearling and Sea-Faring Industry.

Teams will be required to tie knots, pack shells, race loaded rickshaws, haul & coil ropes, hoist sails and manage running in flippers, among other challenges, all while working as a team and competing for the ultimate Pearlers' Games glory.
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Tug-Of-War Arena

6-8 Person Teams
The Tug-of-War Arena will be the centre of sporting, community, trade, corporate and social competition as teams of 6-8 will vie for the title of tug champions or simply for their own satisfaction of being involved.

Teams must consist of a minimum of 2 male and 2 female competitors, lead by tier team captain. A Captain can register their team now and build the team leading up to the event
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Willie Creek Pearls - Dive Collector Challenge

2-Person Teams / Social Fun Challenge
In an effort to collect as many shells and items as possible while both managing their diving equipment and staying tethered to their essential dive line, teams of two will compete for most items collected within a certain time frame.

Diving helmets, flippers, shell baskets, divers rope and boat buoys' are sure to be present
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Allure South Sea Pearls - 'Bill Reed' Flipper Races

Single Person Races / Social Fun Challenge
A classic of the original Chinatown Games, the 'Allure South Sea Pearls - Bill Reed Flipper Races' return to delight spectators as competitors race to the finish line, with knees launching high, in an effort to achieve best time. 
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Thankyou To Funding Partners of the
Chinatown Discovery Festival

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