event, formerly known as the Australian University Games, is presented
by WA-based UniBank and supported by the State Government, through
Tourism WA and VenuesWest.
forms part of the State Government's Mass Participation Strategy, which
aims to attract more out-of-state visitors to Western Australia.
event is anticipated to attract about 6000 interstate visitors,
including approximately 5400 interstate competitors, with visitor spend
expected to be in the millions.
The UniSport Nationals Div 1 and Div 2 events will be held concurrently from Saturday September 26 to Friday October 2, 2020.
event brings together competitors from universities across Australia to
compete in individual and team sports such as badminton, basketball,
futsal, golf, netball, cheer and dance, sailing, tenpin bowling and
competition will be staged at a range of locations across Perth,
including the Bendat Basketball Centre, State Netball Centre, HBF Stadium and Champion Lakes Regatta Centre.
event was last held in Perth in 2016, when it was run under a different
format, and attracted more than 5200 interstate visitors and added
about $6.5 million to the economy.