Events Tasmania – Championship Grants

Events Tasmania – Championship Grants

Grants - Open grants, TAS Grants


This program seeks to invest in events that bring competitors and supporters to Tasmania. Grants between $2,000 and $7,000 are available.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their application at least three months prior to the commencement of their event.

Who Can Apply?

Eligible applicants can be based anywhere in Australia, and must be able to enter into a funding agreement with the Tasmanian government.

Eligible Activities

Eligible activities include competitions, championships and sporting/gaming events that:
– Attract more than 200 people from outside Tasmania.
– Will stay three nights or more in paid commercial accommodation (hotel, motel, bed & breakfast cabin).
– Promote pre and post-championship holidays and regional touring as a part of their event promotion.

Main Assessment Criteria

The main assessment criteria include:
– How many interstate or overseas visitors are coming to their championship?
– When is their championship being held?
– Where in Tasmania is their championship being held?


The following are ineligible for funding:
– Conferences
– Conventions
– Symposiums
– Trade fairs
– Fundraising events
– Expos and events that are primarily a showcase for stall-holders to demonstrate, promote or sell services or products
– Events that already receive Events Tasmania funding through a Major Event Partnership.

Closing date: 31st of May 2020.

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