Senior Competition FAQ’s

Senior Competition FAQ’s

How Do I Register?

You can register into our competitions via an easy online registration process through Touch Football Australia’s new system MySideline. See the Competitions & Registrations page for registration details.

Do I Need To Be In A Team To Register?

No you don’t, we accept individual registrations. send an email to [email protected] if you would like us to find you a team.

When Can I Play?

We run 2 competitions every year, a Spring competiton that runs from approximately Feburary through to June, and an Autumn competition that runs from approximately August through to December. We play on Monday (Mens and Mixed), Wednesday (Mens and Womens)

How Long Does The Competition Run For?

Depending on the start date and season of competition, each competition can run for anywhere from 12-14 rounds and then 2 weeks of finals.

What Time Will I Be Playing?

The draws are formulated randomly, and you will play at a range of different times throughout the competition. The time slots can vary from competition to competition depending on the number of teams, generally the first game will start at 6:00, with the last game starting at either 7:20 or 8:00.

How Do I Know What Time I Play?

Once the fixtures for your grade have been created you will be notified, this is usually in the week leading up to the start of the competition. These fixtures will then be available to view online using MySideline, accessed through our website.

How Many Players Can Be In A Team?

There is a minimum number of 9 players required to be registered in a team, with a maximum of 14 allowed. There are 6 players allowed on the field at any one time, with 4 being the minimum number required to start a game.

Can My Kids Play With Me?

To be eligible to play in the senior competition, you must be turning 12 at any time during the competition.

Do I Already Need To Know How To Play?

No. There are always teams in every competition that are in this boat and we have lower grades to cater for this.

Do I Need To Wear A Uniform?

Everybody in your team must wear the same colour shirt with a number on the back. The colour, design, style etc. of the shirt is up to your team.

For any further enquiries please send us an email – admin @wallsendtouch.com.au

Junior Competition FAQ’s

How Do I Register?

You can register into our competitions via an easy online registration process through Touch Football Australia’s new system MySideline. See the Competitions & Registrations page for registration details.

When Does The Junior Competition Start?

Our junior competition usually starts on the last Tuesday of August.

Does My Child Need To Be In A Team To Register?

No you don’t, we accept individual registrations. Please see the Competitions & Registrations page for details on how to register your child.

When Will My Child Play?

Our junior competition is played on a Tuesday night.

How Long Does The Competition Run For?

Our junior competiton usually starts on the last Tuesday of August, we do not play during the school holidays, and the grand final is usually in mid-December.

What Time Will My Child Be Playing?

The draws are formulated randomly, and you will play at a range of different times throughout the competition. The time slots can vary from competition to competition depending on the number of teams, generally the first game will start at 5:00, with the last game starting at 7:40.

How Do I Know What Time My Child Plays?

Once the fixtures for your grade have been created you will be notified, this is usually in the week leading up to the start of the competition. These fixtures will then be available to view online using MySideline, accessed through our website.

What Divisions Are There?

Wallsend Touch runs both boys and girls competitions in the following divisions:

  • 7 & Under

  • 9 & Under

  • 11 & Under

  • 13 & Under

  • 15 & Under

What Division Should My Child Play In?

As long as your child is not older than the division’s age, they can play in that division, with the age divisions listed above being inclusive of the age in their name. For example, if your child turns 12 at any point during the year, then they can play in the 13 & Under and 15 & Under divisions, but not the 11 & Under division.

How Many Players Can Be In A Team?

For 11 & Under and older divisions, there is a minimum number of 9 players required to be registered in a team, with a maximum of 14 allowed. For 9 & Under and 7 & Under, there is a minimum number of 8 players required to be registered in a team, with a maximum of 15 allowed.

For the 11 & Under and older divisions, there are 6 players allowed on the field at any one time, with 4 being the minimum number required to start a game. For 9 & Under and 7 & Under divisions, there are 5 players allowed on the field at any one time, with 4 being the minimum number required to start a game.

What Is The Cubs Program?

The Cubs Program has been created to nurture our newest and youngest touch players, and assist to develop basic skills and learn the basic rules of touch football. For more information see the Cubs Program FAQ’s.

Does My Child Already Need To Know How To Play?

No. There are always teams in every competition that are in this boat.​ Wallsend Touch also offers skill sessions to new players prior to the competition commencing.

Does My Child Need To Wear A Uniform?

Wallsend Touch will provide every registered player with a playing singlet, covered in the registration costs, these singlets must be worn when playing. In addition, fully encosed footwear, such as joggers or football boots, must be worn. Shoes with studs or cleats are allowed, however, they must be moulded, no screw in metal studs or cleats.

For any further enquiries please send us an email – [email protected]

Cubs Program FAQ’s

Unfortunately, due to COIVD-19, we will not be running the CUBS Program in 2020