Netball players from a past Netball in Paradise tournament battle it out at the Arorangi Courts. 21071318
After one long year, the biggest netball competition in the Cook Islands will make a comeback to the courts in December.
Netball in Paradise is making its return to Rarotonga after
a year of absence from the courts.
Held annually in December, the netball competition was
cancelled last year due to Covid-19 and disruptions caused by the
This year a wide range of teams will make it to the courts
to battle out in the biggest netball competition in the Cook Islands.
Netball in Paradise includes age grade divisions for players
13 years and under, 15 years and under, and 17 years and under.
This year a new edition to the competition called the open
ladies walking netball will feature.
This edition is a modified form of the game that calls for
as much skill and tactics as traditional netball, but with much added laughter
and fun, according to organisers.
As with every year there will be an open ladies division
which offers competitive netters and teams the chance to put their months of
training to the test.
The social ladies division is just that, as well as a
division for lovers of netball who want to have some time on court with the
focus being on social fun.
There will also be a mixed men’s division which is always
highly competitive and offers a feast of dynamic athleticism and sass on the
Registrations for teams have already started to take place
and are welcome.
The Destination Management Cook Islands (DMCK) event
management team will be in charge of registrations with teams and those
interested advised to email email@example.com .
The DMCK team have also organised special accommodation and airport packages for any BSP 2021 Netball in Paradise players, supporters, and families, in an effort to help them plan their very own Raro netball getaway.