Welcome to Calisthenics Association of Queensland Inc.

Calisthenics is one of the fastest growing artistic sports – unique to Australia.

The word calisthenics comes from the Greek words ‘kallos’ for beauty and ‘thenos’ for strength. Indeed, the components of the sport aim at achieving those physical attributes, but the sport also influences the emotional and social development of girls and boys through friendship and teamwork. Calisthenics, as we know it today, involves a team of pupils learning routines choreographed to music – each of about three to four minutes duration – and presenting those routines at competitions. Pupils learn approximately six routines concurrently throughout a year and this is where the diversity of the sport is seen. There are different levels of Calisthenics; some clubs have non-competitive classes, performing only at their annual concert. Other teams compete during the year at a number of competitions, performing on stage in costumes. Queensland also has a State Representative Team that competes at the Australian National Championships.

Latest News at Calisthenics Queensland

2014 National Ticket Sales Information

Posted on April 6th, 2014

Ticket sales ACF website notice

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Results from State Championships 2013

Posted on September 23rd, 2013

Results from our State Championships for 2013:

1st Helensvale
2nd Suncoast
3rd Fraser Coast

1st Helensvale
2nd All Stars
3rd Buderim

1st Helensvale
2nd All Stars
3rd Suncoast

1st Helensvale
2nd All Stars
3rd Fraser Coast

1st Helensvale/Rosemore
2nd Buderim

Overall Club Champion of the Year: HELENSVALE CALISTHENICS CLUB
Adjudicators award for Best Item for the Weekend won by: All Stars Junior Dance Arrangement
Tinies Future Stars Award won by: Helensvale Free Exercise
Sub-Juniors Encouragement Award won by: Helensvale Song and Dance
Juniors Most Appropriate Costume & Theme Award won by : All Stars Rods
Intermediates Most Creative Choreography award won by: Helensvale Rhythmic
Seniors Most Entertaining Item award won by: Helensvale Dance Arrangement
Cathy Jordan Memorial Trophy for best clubs routine won by: Helensvale Senior Clubs

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