Team Sport

Inter-School Sports Competitions

GCC Middle School Students enjoy a variety of sporting competitions and recreational activities on Friday afternoons during school time. Competitions such as the ‘Pineapple Cup’ with Nambour Christian College and Suncoast Christian College as well as ‘Friendly Friday’ competitions with Beerwah SHS and Pacific Lutheran College. All students are encouraged to take part in these timetabled events. Aside from traditional sports, there are also opportunities to participate in recreational activities such as Cable Skiing, Surfing, Self Defence, Rock Climbing, Mountain Bike Riding, Lawn Bowls, Golf, Tennis and Orienteering.

SCISSA and After School Competitions

After school sports include the SCISSA (Sunshine Coast Independent Schools Sport) Competitions of: Volleyball, Touch Football and Soccer. GCC also enters teams in season long competitions for Netball, Basketball, Rugby Union 7s and Rugby League. These fixtures usually take place over the course of a term. Players involved have been required to show a greater level of commitment to be present at training sessions as they represent the College in these elite competitions.

Gala Competitions (One or Two-Day)

Students enjoy participating in short competitions over one or two days. In recent years, the College has entered teams in Gala days for Netball, AFL, Table Tennis, Oztag as well as Triathlon and Show-Jumping events. Other competitions include:

  • Bill Turner Cup. (Boys under 15 Soccer)
  • ARL Year 5/6 Rugby League Development Cup
  • AFL Queensland Schools Cup (AFL Years 5-12 boys and girls)
  • Mission Cup Netball (Years 4-6 boys and girls)
  • Vicky Wilson Netball (Years 7-12 girls)
  • Queensland Schools Volleyball Cup (Years 7-12)
  • Trish Buckley Volleyball Cup (Years 7-12)
  • Backyard Rugby League (Years 4 boys and girls)
  • Secondary Table Tennis
  • Oztag Gala Days

The College also offers opportunities in a variety of sports, including:

  • Rugby Union
  • Rugby League
  • Equestrian
  • Cricket
  • Basketball