DateMonday 6th September to Thursday 9th September 2021
Venue 18 Hole PlayersCourses – Omokoroa, Tauranga, Mount Maunganui, Te Puke
Venue 9 Hole PlayersCourses –  Omanu, Otumoetai, Summerhill, Mount Maunganui
Managers MeetingOmokoroa Golf Course Monday 6th September at 11.00am
Costs$100.00 per individual golfer (NZ$)
Entries CloseWednesday 9th June 2021 at 11.59pm – Online registrations close
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Contact Details

Code Coordinators

Mike Campbell
Bay of Plenty Golf
Phone: 027 773 4128

A tournament committee will be in place to administer and facilitate the running of this tournament.

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Tournament Planning


  1. Students competing must be enrolled full-time in the school they are representing.
  2. New Zealand students competing must be classified as a Year 7 or Year 8 student on the New Zealand Ministry of Education Enrol database.
  3. Participating New Zealand schools must be an affiliated member of NZAIMS – New Zealand Association of Intermediate and Middle Schooling
  4. Students may compete in more than one code however timetable allowances will NOT be made for any competitors.
  5. Competitors must be over 10 years of age and under 13 years of age, as at 31 December the year before the tournament year. Competitor’s birthdates will be required on school registration documentation. For the 2021 AIMS Games, this means the accepted birth years are: 2008, 2009 and 2010.
  6. All participants must have online medical and media waiver documentation completed to be eligible compete.
  7. This is an inclusive event providing opportunities for students with physical, visual and intellectual disabilities to compete. The Para sports of Swimming and Cross Country require a provisional classification for eligibility. In all other sports, disabled athletes compete in an open class. See individual sports for entry requirements.


  • Schools are required to pay the entry fee of $100.00 per golfer (NZ$).
  • Non-refundable / Payment MUST be made within seven days of receipt of invoice.
  • Invoices will be sent to the School Accounts Manager after the entry closing date, Wednesday 9th June 2021.

If registration for Golf is oversubscribed, then the lowest 80 handicappers will have first right of entry (if unsuccessful the individual entry will be refunded).

Entries Close

  • Wednesday 9th June 2021 at 11.59pm
  • Entries to the 2021 Anchor AIMS Games Sporting Championships will be made and only accepted online
  • All registrations are completed online with EnterNOW.
  • Registrations will only be accepted from the designated School Anchor AIMS Games Coordinator.
  • Schools will be allocated a unique Anchor AIMS Games registration log in code to complete their entries.
  • EnterNOW demo video for schools  – View Video
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Planning Timeline



Friday 12th FebruaryRegistration opens (EnterNOW).
Wednesday 9th JuneEntries close for the 2021 Anchor AIMS Games at 11.59pm. The EnterNOW system will generate a confirmation email three days prior to entries closing so school coordinators can check that they have entered the correct individuals, teams, codes, divisions etc. The AIMS Games Trust has a strict NO REFUND policy from this date! NO EXCEPTIONS!
Wednesday 23rd JuneAll schools must have paid their registration invoice to have their entry confirmed.  Late entries (if accepted) will incur a 50% penalty fee.
Wednesday 30th JuneConfirmation sent to all 2021 participating schools (if registration for a sporting code is oversubscribed then the opportunity to compete will be at the discretion of the executive committee).
Wednesday 28th JulyAll Team/individual online name and code information registration forms to be completed.
Monday 2nd AugustSchool group opening ceremony ticket bookings go on sale through Ticketek.
Monday 9th AugustPublic opening ceremony tickets go on sale through Ticketek.
Wednesday 11th AugustTeam sporting code draws published
Friday 13th AugustAll parents/caregivers must have completed their child’s medical and media waiver forms on our website.
Thursday 2nd SeptemberIndividual sporting code draws published.
Saturday 4th SeptemberThe 17th Anchor AIMS Games International Sporting Championships opens.
Sunday 5th SeptemberOpening Ceremonies, Trustpower Arena at Baypark, Mt Maunganui (First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm).

New Zealand School Divisions

  • 18 Holes Under 13 Years Girls (Maximum handicap is 36)
  • 18 Holes Under 13 Years Boys (Maximum handicap is 36)
  • 9 Holes Under 13 Girls (Handicaps 37-54)
  • 9 Holes Under 13 Boys (Handicaps 37-54)


Sunday 5th SeptemberOpening Ceremony (Trustpower Arena at Baypark) First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm
Monday 6th September9-Hole Players Managers Meeting – Mount Maunganui Golf Course – 12.00pm
Monday 6th September18-Hole Players Managers Meeting – Omokoroa Golf Course – 11.00am
Monday 6th September9-Hole course – Mount Maunganui Golf Course – 12.30pm
Monday 6th September18-Hole course – Omokoroa Golf Course – 11.30am
Tuesday 7th September9-Hole course – Omanu Golf Course – 12.30pm
Tuesday 7th September18-Hole course – Te Puke Golf Course – 12.30pm
Wednesday 8th September9-Hole course – Summerhill Golf Course – 9.00am
Wednesday 8th September18-Hole course – Tauranga Golf Course – 12.00pm
Thursday 9th September9-Hole course – Otumoetai Golf Course – 10.30am
Thursday 9th September18-Hole course – Mount Golf Course – 8.00am
Thursday 9th September9-Hole Individual Prize Giving – Mount Golf Course 2.00pm
Thursday 9th September

18-Hole Individual Prize Giving – At conclusion of last round

Please note tee off times are subject to change (a draw will be forwarded to the school sport coordinator by Thursday 2nd September).


Each school must have one adult in charge of students. Adults will be required to walk with each group to assist with the pace of play/scoring. Coaches/managers/parents are not entitled to play the course, whilst the tournament is in progress.


Handicap Restrictions

  • Maximum handicap is 36 for boys / Maximum handicap is 36 for girls in the 18-hole section.
  • Handicap Range for 9-hole section is 37-54.
  • Players will play in the division appropriate to their handicap as of draw date Thursday 2nd September.
  • All players must have entered a minimum of 12 rounds in the DotGolf system in the 12 months prior to the commencement of the tournament.
  • If a field is oversubscribed golfers will be selected by the executive committee at their discretion.
  • All players must be a financial member of a Golf Club.
  • All players must have an official handicap registered as of Wednesday 9th June 2021.
  • One team per school 18-hole section. One team per school 9-hole section. Extra players can enter as an individual. The school team will consist of the 3 lowest handicap players as of the date of the draw Thursday 2nd September.
  • Should a school be unable to enter a team of three players, a two-player team can still compete with ALL scores counting at their own disadvantage.
  • Schools can enter individual players in either 18-hole or 9-hole section should there be insufficient numbers for a team.


The tournament will run in accordance with the R&A Rules of Golf and as such Conforming Distance Measuring Devices will be permitted.


Best Gross 72 holes 

Boy – 1st, 2nd and 3rd 

Girl – 1st, 2nd and 3rd 

Best Individual

Best 72-hole Stableford 

Boy – 1st, 2nd and 3rd 

Girl – 1st, 2nd and 3rd 

Individual (9 holes)

Best 36-hole Stableford

Boy – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd

Girl – 1st, 2nd and 3rd 

Individual prize winners can only receive one prize. In the event of a tie after the final round the result will be decided by:

  • Individual Gross – Countback
  • Individual Stableford – Countback
  • Team Competition – Shared title

School Team

18 hole – Best Stableford 72 holes – Combined total of best two scores from your registered school team of three golfers each day.
9 hole – Best Stableford 36 holes – Combined total of best two scores from your registered school team of three golfers each day.

Medal Presentation

Individual place getters (Gross and Stableford) will be presented with their medals and the School Teams place getters will receive their medals at the Mount Maunganui Golf Club at the conclusion of the last round.