Juniors - Competition

The Dubbo Touch Association is once again excited to be offering a Junior Touch competition again in 2024.

The competitions will commence on Monday 14th October 2024 with a Double-Header SF/GF (Grand Final) to be held on Monday 16th December. 

 DIVISIONS

Under 7’s

Born 2017, 2018

5 players on the field

Half size field

Recommended Min 7 - Max 8 players

Mixed, girls & boys teams encouraged to register however teams will play in one division. Thus is no separate division for boys, girls & mixed teams.

Under 9’s

Born 2015, 2016

Under 11’s

Born 2013, 2014

6 players on the field

Full size field

Recommended Min 9 – max 12 players

Under 13’s

Born 2011, 2012

Under 15’s

Born 2009, 2010

 

Team Registrations are strongly recommended to guarantee participation in the junior competition. See Appendix 1: Team Registration Procedure (page 3).

Team registrations close Sunday 21 July 2024.

 

Individual Registrations – Individual players can express interest to play however will only be accepted if:

  • There is enough players available in a division to create a new team and a parent is committed to take on the coach/team manager responsibility
  • A registered team have availability and agree to take additional players

There is no guarantee individual player’s will be accommodated, therefore to avoid disappoint register a team, find a team to register with or EOI ASAP as will be a first in best dressed policy.

Individual players wishing to express interest see Appendix 2: Individual Players Procedure (page 6). Individual players are not to register to a team unless they have approval from the team manager. If this occurs the individual player will be removed from the team and placed on the bottom of the wait list.

Player registrations close Sunday 11 August 2024.


Cost 

Early Bird: $100 per player – opens Monday 1 July and closes Sunday 14 July 2024 

Registration Fee:  $110 per player – after 5pm Sunday 14 July 2024

When registering you will be asked for a shirt size, please be accurate as this is the size you will receive and there will not be an opportunity to swap.

 

For more information on how to complete your registration, team requirements etc., please refer to the attached registration pack.

Any additional enquiries, please contact Michelle Roworth (Registrar) for any further assistance needed for registration registrar@dubbotouch.com


Important links:

Junior Competition Registration Pack

Tips for Coaches Referees of under 7s and under 9s 

Junior Touch Field Map

Dubbo Touch Player Code of Conduct

Dubbo Touch Junior Competition By Laws

How to register a team

How to register as a player

How to register as a coach

2024 Competition Calendar

For further information about the junior competition please contact the Junior Competition Director, Heidi Spratt at info@dubbotouch.com or 0404 088 042.

To nominate a forfeit

If your team is unable to field four or more players for a competition game teams can nominate a forfeit. This must be done by midday on the day of the competition to the Junior Competition Coordinator - Heidi Spratt on 0404 088 042. Please do not nominate forfeits via Facebook messenger or email as these aren't checked daily.