WARRNAMBOOL College will throw its support behind the LGBTI community once again with its second pride match.
Students from years seven, eight and nine will participate in two matches - one football and one netball - at Warrnambool's Mack Oval on Friday August 30.
Big Life Program coordinator Melanie Schultz saidthe match was born last year when footballer and LGBTI advocate Jason Ball visited the school for Warrnambool Wellness Week.
Schultz said Ball was a big influence on the event making a return.
"He asked if we going to do again this year we thought it was fantastic and a great opportunity to have another pride match and make it a regular thing," she said.
This year's edition coincides with the "wear it purple" day, which promotes inclusive environments for young people in the LGBTQI community.
Play commences at 11.45am with this year's ambassador, AFL Western District's Alicia Drew, bringing students in for a huddle at 12.15pm to speak about the match's significance to the LGBTI community.
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