New Player Information

Welcome to all our new players

Welcome to Season 2018 and welcome to the Beaumaris Football Club, one of the largest sporting clubs in Australia that facilitates a pathway from Under 8s through to Senior Football.

This year our club will field junior teams, consisting of U8's through to U18's including dedicated girls teams, in the Under 10,12,14,16 and 18 age groups. (Numbers dependent of course).

As part of our football club community, you will enjoy a fantastic family friendly all-inclusive environment forming new friendships on and off the field, enjoying amazing experiences and developing your skills with qualified coaches, and participating in additional programs provided by the club as you progress through the ranks to senior football. All abilities are catered for.

Membership of the Beaumaris Football Club also entitles members to membership of the new Beaumaris Sports Club. All financial junior players' parents are considered members of the Beaumaris Sports Club until the 31st March of the following year.

The 2018 Season is historic for the club as it takes up residence in its new home rooms located at the southern end of Banksia Reserve.

This page is designed to provide you with helpful information for your child to participate in junior football and begin enjoying the fantastic benefits of our football club community.

On behalf of the entire Beaumaris Football Club, we welcome you and your family to our club and wish you all the very best for a fun and enjoyable season of Sharks footy.

 

Nicki Spencer

President - Juniors

Beaumaris Football Club

 

IMPORTANT DETAILS AS FOLLOWS:

Auskick

Auskick is conducted at Banksia Reserve on a Saturday Morning starting at 9.00am and concluding at 10.30am.

There will be an occasional Friday night session during the season, which will be advised. Auskick is not scheduled during School holidays and relevant public holiday long weekends e.g. Anzac Day and Queens Birthday - see calendar for more details.

Auskick is run by volunteers, so it is a requirement that a Parent/Guardian must be in attendance at all times for safety of your child.

Registration only takes place online and payment is via a credit card. Simply register on the Auskick website (aflauskick.com.au), click on the "Register" banner for new and re-registering, nominating the centre as: Beaumaris or search via 3193.

 

For further information click here

 

SMJFL Junior football competitions

The juniors comprises teams from Under 8 to Under 18s

Most of our age group's will have multiple teams, with grading commencing at Under 12s and younger teams being coordinated around friendship groups where possible.

  • Under 8s,9s & 10s and Under 12 girls is a Modified rules competition
  • Under 8s to U13s is a Mixed competition
  • Under 14s to Under 17 1/2 is a Boys only competition
  • Dedicated Girls teams are Under 10,12,14,16 & 18 (Numbers dependent)

 

Game Times

  • 10 Minute quarters - Under 8 Boys and 10 Girls
  • 12 minute quarters - Under 9-10 (mixed) and Under 12 (girls)
  • 15 minute quarters - Under 11-14 (mixed) and Under 14 & 16 (girls)
  • 17 minute quarters - Under 18 (girls)
  • 20 minute quarters - Under 15-17 1/2 (boys)

 

Season Dates

For details about the Season Dates click here

junior-season-calendar.php

 

The club also produces a calendar which highlights our social functions, which include Shark of the Months, Club lunches and special social events. Keep an eye out for this.

 

Age Groups and Eligibility

Age Group Date of Birth
Under 8 Born on or after 1st January 2010
Under 9 Born on or after 1st January 2009
Under 10 Born on or after 1st January 2008
Under 11 Born on or after 1st January 2007
Under 12 Born on or after 1st January 2006
Under 13 Born on or after 1st January 2005
Under 14 Born on or after 1st January 2004
Under 15 Born on or after 1st January 2003
Under 16 Born on or after 1st January 2002
Under 17 1/2 Born on or after 1st July 2000
Under 18 Girl Born on or after 1st January 2000

 

U8s - U15s Teams Coordinator - Lee Young 0412 133 127 email: lee.bfc.jnr@gmail.com

U16s & U17s Teams Coordinator - Liz Heath 0419 519 659 email: heath27@bigpond.com

Girls Football Coordinator - Damian Farrow 0408 445 701 email: damian.farrow@vu.edu.au

 

South Metro Junior Football League (SMJFL) By-laws 2018

7. Player Eligibility

7.1 Subject to By-Law 1.1, a player must be a minimum of 7 years of age as at 30th April in the calendar year of their first season to be eligible to be registered with the SMJFL.

 

Junior training nights

Junior training nights for the Pre Season and during the winter season can be found on the website. Changes will be notified via age group co-ordinators, coaches or team managers should they be required.

Player attire and requirements

All players are required to have the following minimum equipment.

Playing jumpers are provided by the club and remain the property of the club.

Training

  • Mouthguard (no mouthguard, not training)
  • Football Boots/runners
  • Water bottle

Game days

  • Mouthguard (no mouthguard, no play)
  • Football Boots - Stops in player's boots must not have sharp edges. Aluminium or stainless steel stops are prohibited.
  • Team Shorts (Home) - Blue club shorts with SMJFL logo
  • Team Shorts (Away) - White shorts with SMJFL logohttp://shop.beaumarisfc.com.au/product/playing-shorts/
  • Team Socks - Blue club socks with SMJFL logo http://shop.beaumarisfc.com.au/product/socks/

Optional equipment

UNDERGARMENTS/SKINS

  • Undergarments (i.e. compression skins) that extend beyond the length of the jumper are not permitted to be worn.
  • Undergarments (i.e. compression skins) extending on the legs below the line of the uniform shorts must wear such shorts which are beige or black in colour and must not extend below the knee.

HELMETS & GLOVES

  • Appropriate helmets and shin guards are allowed
  • Players are not permitted to wear gloves unless prior written approval has been given by the Juniors Secretary

GLASSES:

Players may wear sports specific glasses that have been designed for use in contact sports (Shatter proof)

Club merchandise

Club apparel can be purchased on line via our shop, or on designated selling days at the club, which are usually Friday nights between 5.30 and 6.30pm these will be advertised in advance, so you can come down and try gear on. To go to the Shark Shop click here

Player Registrations

Existing players will received registration details for the 2018 year via email links.

New players can register via the following link:

Link for registration of all players CLICK HERE

Additional requirements for new registrations/transfers CLICK HERE

 

Club Policies

The club has a number of policies relevant to running our teams effectively. These policies have been established over the passage of time and are based on best practice within our club. Please take the time to read them.

 

BFC Officials Code Of Conduct

Playing and grading policy

Playing within age group policy

Team selection policy

Minimum age policy

In addition the club has a number of policies and procedures that relate to behaviour expectations and is regulated under the Child Safety Act, as well as bound by the rules of the SMJFL and the Laws of Australian Football. Registration is subject to their acceptance.