Upcoming Season Information
Please find information on upcoming season;
Season Dates and Come-and-Try days
Sunday September 23rd 2018
Sunday September 30th 2018
Sunday October 7th 2018
Sunday October 14th 2018
These will be held at King Lloyd Reserve from 2pm - 4pm.
We will also be holding a come and try session at the Sport Festival at Kardinia park on Sunday October 7 (10am-3pm).
We are also hosting a round of VT League at King Lloyd Reserve on Sunday September 9. Come down and watch the states best players participate (including a few from Geelong).
Registrations will be open next week. If you know someone that is interested in playing just tell them to email email@example.com and ask them to advise which day they want to play and we will find them a team.
If any teams are short, we can help top you up, just let us know as there are lots of people wanting to find a team.
Opening game of Season 2018/2019:
Monday Comp: October 15th 2018
Wednesday Comp: October 17th 2018
(last game of 2018: Mon 17th Dec Weds 19th Dec)
No games to be played on the following Mondays/Wednesdays:
Monday 24th Dec 2018 Wednesday 26th Dec 2018
Monday 31st Dec 2018 Wednesday 2nd Jan 2019
Monday January 7th 2019 Wednesday 9th January 2019
Monday 28th Jan 2019 (Australia Day)
First game back in New Year:
Monday January 14th 2019 Wednesday 16th January 2019
Note: Competition game will be played on Labour Day 2019 (11th March 2019)
Grand Final: March 23rd 2019
Monday: A/B grades
Family grade rules decided:
Children 9+ years of age permitted [age taken from the first competition date]
Children 9 – 14 years count as females for male / female split
Each team MUST have 2 Children [9 – 14 years]
2 points for each child touch down
Children 9 – 14 years must wear distinctive arm band
Social Grade Rules
Only children 12+ years of age permitted [age taken from the first competition date]
Men 60+ count as females for male / female split
Substitute players only permitted when those players are registered and paid up AND opposition captain provides consent
Waterproof clipboard with teams / registered players to be supplied for each game noting name, DOB, M/F
Fees for 2018/2019 season: $125 for Adult fees and $75 for Junior fees. 4th, 5th immediate family member (child member) free entry into competition. All family members participating in discount must play on the same night
For a refund of the 4th and 5th Immediate family member (child) to be given, a family member is to send an email to Geelong Touch outlining the above explanation.
If any player wants to play on a second night then they get a 50% discount of the total fee for that additional night. You will register in both competitions and email us for a refund once we can see you have registered and paid for both nights.
Decision on Finals format yet to be made. Finals format/structure to be made public following lighting project investigation around timing of installation.
All teams to provide at least 1 referee. This includes nominating a ‘duty referee’ that is only called upon when referee numbers are short
There are two level 1 referee course dates – both Sundays - 21st October and 18th November – location not yet decided.
This is a great opportunity to help out as we are growing and need more referees. Extra exercise that you get paid for! A great way to develop confidence for the young kids.