Once a year all clubs throughout Queensland are joined by two of our NSW sister clubs for a Convention at either the Sunshine Coast or Brisbane.
The weekend of fun generally commences at 5pm on Friday afternoon and goes through until Sunday Afternoon at around 2pm.
Guest speakers highlight the weekend with motivational tips on Healthy Eating and exercise. Saturday night we have a Fancy Dress Competition and a Talent Quest where clubs and members go head to head.
There are also in-house Raffles and Tombola with great prizes, which are drawn on the Sunday afternoon before attendees leave prizes.
A sample bag of goodies and brochures is given to all attending members, when available.
The 2020 being held at QCCC BROOKFIELD – October 30th - November 1st
There are a number of competitions at the annual convention that are specifically for the members who have attended the previous. These include:
Rita Heath Memorial Competition: which is for the top three losers from each club for a chosen three months of the year.
Norma Etchells Individual Competition: which is awarded for the most weight lost from Convention to Convention
Val Neuendorff’s Post Graduate Competition: to be eligible Post Graduates must have maintained their goal weight and attended the previous Convention.
Sylvia Neal Individual Competition: which is for the three top losers from NSW.
Qld Versus NSW: as we have members of the Waratah Slimmers Association of NSW that attend our annual convention, we have a fun State Vs State competition.
Normal Etchells - 1st Place 2nd Place - Dianne Christensen 11kg
Lynette Stanford 31.3kg - Ipswich Eve Eagleby / Board of Management
Post Graduate - David Ladini - Woodridge NSW - Sylvia Neal - Helen , Maria & Lee
QLD Winners for 2019 Rita Heath Winners -
Diana, Kennsy & Lynette - 277 points Ipswich Eve - 32kg - Anita, Lynette & Kym
Convention Fancy Dress & Talent Quest
Determined by a letter of the Alphabet each Year our members Dress Up and perform Skits around this letter. 2019 was the Letter N
BOM - Naughty and NIce Nibbles - Boonah - Nutcracker Ballet
Mt Warren Park & Redcliffe
2019 Group Photo - 99 members attended for the weekend