COMPETITIONS – JUNIORS – FAQ
How are teams Organised?
Hornsby Touch put the teams together. When doing this we try to match kids with friends and/or schools on a first come basis.
Can my child play with a friend?
Two friends may be nominated on the registration form. While there is no guarantee of placement with a friend every effort is made to accommodate the child’s wishes.
How long is the competition?
Due to winter sports season changes our Junior Competition will run for 8 weeks commencing on Wednesday 14th October 2020 and conclude on Wednesday 2nd December 2020.
How and when do I register?
Online registrations will open shortly.
What are the age divisions?
Age divisions will be dependant on the number of registrations. It is envisaged that the following age divisions will apply:
Girls: 9s, 11s, 13s, 15s, 17s
Boys: 9s, 11s, 13s, 15s
If you are interested in playing Boys 17s, please contact Carol Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org
What is the cost?
1 Child $70 | 2 Children $135 | 3 Children $195 | 4 Children $255
Playing shirts included.
Where are the games played?
Foxglove Oval, Mt Colah.
My child is 9. What age group will they play?
Dependent on registration numbers children that turn 9 this year will play 9s. Children that turn 10 this year will play 11s.
Is my child too young?
While it is possible for a 6 or 7 year old to play, they will be playing against 9 year olds.
How and when do we collect shirts?
Shirt pick-up | Date to be confirmed | 5:30pm – 6:30pm at Foxglove Oval, Mt Colah.
How will I know what team my child is in?
Team Lists will be available on shirt pick-up day.
How do I know where to go on the first day?
Go to DRAWS + RESULTS to find your teams field. Maps of the field can be found near the canteen.
How will I know if I’m at the right field?
At the field there should be other players in the same coloured shirt as you were issued.
Teams will have a unique shirt colour per division.
I’m still lost. Who can help me?
Please come to the canteen area and ask for assistance.
How long do the games go for?
Approximately 40 minutes including half-time.
Is there any training?
No. The focus of our competition is on fun.
Will my child have a coach?
Coaches are not allocated to teams.
Parents are encouraged to assist with player substitution.
What do I need to do to referee?
Go to www.playbytherules.net.au free on-line training for umpires and referees.
Then please contact Carol Jones – email@example.com.AU
Why are boys 11’s playing half-field?
For the benefit of the kids and the competition.
By playing 5-a-side the kids will be able to be more involved.