VAFAUA Pre-Finals Dinner

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It is the last chance for all clubs to confirm their attendance to VAFAUA’s night of nights, the Pre-Finals Dinner.

Held in the Melbourne Cricket Ground’s MCC Members Dining Room on August 24, the night includes a three course meal, 2015 awards presentation and season highlights, as well as special guest speaker, Dylan Alcott .

Tickets are $85 per person and all clubs must RSVP to Lionel Katz ([email protected]) by 5pm Friday, August 14. 

More details of the night below:

Umpires Pre Finals Dinner


About Dylan Alcott

Dylan was born with a tumor wrapped around his spinal cord which was operated on during the first few weeks of his life. The tumor was successfully cut out, however it left Dylan a paraplegic, leaving him wheelchair bound for the rest of his life.

Dylan developed a love for sport and has competed for Victoria in swimming and for Australia in wheelchair tennis and wheelchair basketball. In 2008 at the Beijing Paralympics at the age of just 17 he became the youngest ever gold medal winner for wheelchair basketball.

In 2014, Dylan returned to playing tennis and claimed the quad wheelchair singles title at the 2015 Australian Open and 2015 French Open. He is currently ranked #1 in the world and was recently crowned the Most Outstanding Athlete with a disability at the recent Tennis Victoria Awards.

You can follow Alcott on twitter ( like his page on facebook

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