FAQ

 

REGISTRATIONS FOR THE 2019 SEASON ARE NOW OPEN

Who can play for the Carindale Cougars and what is the cost?
The Cougars offer teams for girls and boys from 'Roy’s Footy' (Under 6) to Under 11, plus Under 11 and Under 13 GIRLS ONLY teams.

Click here to register for Under 8 to Under 11 teams, plus Under 11 and Under 13 GIRLS ONLY teams.
Click here to register for Auskick.
Click here to register for 'Roy's Footy' (Under 6's).

Total Player Registration fees for 2019:
Auskick (1 Jan 2007 - 31 Dec 2014)  $80 
'Roy's Footy' (1 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2014) $50 if you do Auskick, $130 if you don't do Auskick
U8 (1 Jan 2011 - 31 Dec 2012)   $126
U9 (1 Jan 2010 - 31 Dec 2010)   $218
U10 (1 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec 2009)   $218
U11 (1 Jan 2008 - 31 Dec 2008)   $274
U11 GIRLS (1 Jan 2008 - 31 Dec 2009) $218
U13 GIRLS (1 Jan 2006 - 31 Dec 2007) $274

These total player registration fees are made up of 50% for AFLQ mandatory player registration fee, and 50% for Cougars player registration fee.  It will appear as 2 separate items on your registration. 

Total player registration fees include AFLQ registration, insurance, match fees, coaching, ground maintenance fees, training and match equipment, team photo, end of season trophy, and First Aid. New players receive a Cougars training shirt. 

Auskickers receive a benefits pack containing various items delivered directly to your house plus a bonus membership for your AFL Club, heaps of cool content and footy reads, and tickets to see your favourite players take the field at a home game.

Can girls play?
Yes, absolutely! Junior teams from Roy's Under 6 to Under 11 are mixed. Also, there are Under 11 and Under 13 GIRLS ONLY competitions. For more information, please contact our Female Football Coordinator, Kylie Sweeting on 0410 465 359 or k.sweeting@hotmail.com

When and where is training?
Under 8:
Training is on Thursday afternoons starting at 3:30pm and finishing at 4:30pm.
Training starts on Thursday 7 March 2019.

Under 9, Under 10 plus Under 11 GIRLS:
Training is on Thursday afternoons starting at 3:30pm and finishing at 4:30 – 5:00pm depending on the age level.  
Training starts on Thursday 21 February 2019.

Under 11 MIXED and Under 13 GIRLS:
Training is on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons starting at 3:45pm and finishing at 5:15pm.
Training starts on Tuesday 19 February 2019.

Roy's Footy:
Training is on Thursday afternoons starting at 3:30pm and finishing at 4:30pm.
Training starts on Thursday 2 May 2019.

Training is held at our home ground at Belmont State School (corner Scrub Road and Bridgnorth Street, Carindale). 
Parents/carers are welcome to be involved and help our Coaches during training sessions.
Training days and times may vary depending on availability. 

When and where are the games played?
Under 8 to Under 11 MIXED:
Games are on Saturday mornings starting from 8am with the younger age groups playing first.
The season starts on Saturday 23 March 2019 and finishes on Saturday 24 August 2019. 
No AFL games are scheduled during Easter or June/July school holidays. 
Home games are played at Belmont State School and away games are played in surrounding suburbs such as Coorparoo, Morningside, Mount Gravatt and Wynnum. 

Under 11 GIRLS:
Games are on Friday evenings, usually starting from 6pm, and on Saturday mornings.
 
The season starts on Friday 22 March 2019 and finishes on Friday 23 August 2019. 
No AFL games are scheduled during Easter or June/July school holidays. 

Under 13 GIRLS:
Matches are on Sunday mornings, usually starting from 9am.
There may be a couple of matches on Friday evenings during the season.
The normal season starts on Sunday 24 March 2019 and finishes on Sunday 11 August 2019. There may be up to 4 weeks of finals after the normal season.
No AFL games are scheduled during Easter or June/July school holidays. 

Roy's Footy:
Games are on Saturday mornings starting from 8am.
The season starts on Saturday 18 May 2019 and finishes on Saturday 24 August 2019. 
No AFL games are scheduled during Easter or June/July school holidays. 
Home games are played at Belmont State School and away games are played in surrounding suburbs such as Coorparoo, Morningside, Mount Gravatt and Wynnum. 

What if my child has never played before?
Not a problem! At the Carindale Cougars, we welcome boys and girls of all abilities and experience to have fun playing footy. Our focus is on player enjoyment and skill development while respecting our team mates, fellow players, Coaches, and Umpires.
Our Coaches develop and support all our players regardless of skill level and experience. 

Does my child have to do Auskick before joining the Carindale Cougars?
No, you don't need to do Auskick before joining the Cougars.  However, for players who are interested, Auskick is a great way for anyone who is new to the game to learn and develop their AFL skills.

How much contact is there in AFL junior games?
In Under 6 and 8, there is minimal contact with absolutely no tackling allowed.
In Under 9, Under 10 and Under 11 GIRLS, there is modified tackling in the form of a ‘bear hug’ (no throwing players to the ground). 
Under 11 is the earliest age group in which tackling is allowed.

What are the rules for AFLQ games?
AFLQ rules allow positive participation so each player receives a fair and equal opportunity to learn and develop football skills within a supportive and encouraging environment.
For the modified rules for each year level, please click here.

What is 'Roy’s Footy' (for Under 6’s)?
'Roy’s Footy' is a program that is tailored for Under 6’s.  It combines Auskick style sessions with the Carindale Cougar club games.

Where do I buy player clothing and supporter gear?
Player and supporter clothing can be purchased from the Cougars shed. Items include:
Shorts - $20
Socks - $10
Training shirts - $30 (New players receive a free Carindale Cougars training shirt. Additional Cougars training shirts can be purchased for players and supporters)
Polo shirts - $30
Hoodies - $40
Caps - $15

All clothing is sold to our players and suporters at cost price.
Player guernseys are supplied by the Cougars.
AFL rules state Skins or equivalent compression wear must be beige in colour.  

Can parents, carers and supporters get involved too?
Yes please!  The Coaches, Managers and committee members are all volunteers. The Carindale Cougars depend upon help from our families and supporters to provide a quality service to all our players. We encourage volunteers to keep our friendly and welcoming atmosphere at the club. The more volunteers we get, the more our players benefit! 

If you would like to get involved, please contact:
Evan Marshall - President
0410 550 693
evancharlesmarshall@gmail.com 

If I have more questions, who can I talk to before registering?
Please contact:
Fiona Midanowicz - Registrar
0417 745 281
fmidanowicz@iinet.net.au

How do I get more information and general Club updates?
Facebook:  www.facebook.com/CarindaleCougarsJAFC/
 


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