Football

Overview

DATES
Sunday 8 – Saturday 14 October 2023

TIMES
TBC

Games Entry Fee

VIP Gold entry fee $125 per person
Aged 70+ $110 per person 

(the above entry fees will increase to standard pricing of $155 and $145 respectively as at 1 August 2023)

Please note: All transactions are subject to a PayPal charge (1.5% of total amount due +$0.30).
Further details available in the Games Entry Terms & Conditions. 

Sport Entry Fee

11 Aside $100 per person
5 Aside $ 50 per person
Walking Football $50 per person

 

Last Updated: 11/11/2022

Age Requirements

Age determined at 31 December 2023
Minimum age 30 years (Women), 35 years (Men)

Age Groups

11 Aside – Men: 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+
11 Aside – Women: 30+, 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+
5-Aside – Men: 35+, 40+, 50+
5- Aside – Women: 30+, 40+
5-Aside – Mixed: Men 35+, Women 30+, M/W, 40+
Walking Football – Men 40+, 50+, 60+
Walking Football – Women 40+, 50+
Walking Football – Mixed 40+, 50+

Divisions

11 Aside – All divisions will be capped at 8 teams per division, 4 teams minimum per division to conduct competition
5- Aside – 4 teams minimum to conduct competition
Walking Football – 4 Teams minimum to conduct competition

Minimum Squad Size Requirements

Minimum: 11 Aside (11), 5-Aside (5), Walking Football (6)
Maximum: 11 Aside (20), 5-Aside (8), Walking Football (9)

Number of Participant Requirements

Minimum number of teams required to conduct competition: 4 teams

NOTE: Service FM Stadium will be the primary venue. AMG and Football SA are looking at conducting a “Regional Round” for one day of competition during the week. Once confirmed, transport to and from any regional venues will be provided by AMG.

Service FM Stadium

Cnr Matildas Drive &, Briens Rd, Gepps Cross SA 5094

Summit Sport & Recreation Centre Mt Barker

304 Springs Rd, Mount Barker Summit SA 5251

Nuriootpa Centennial Park

Barossa Valley Tourist Pk, 11-15 Penrice Road, Nuriootpa, South Australia, 5355

Additional Information

  • Teams must bring at least one non-playing official with them
  • Sport fee includes referee cost for participants
  • Individual Entries will be accommodated if possible

Player Age Dispensation

Participants must be age eligible according to the age categories stipulated. The following age dispensation rulings are available to teams:

Outfield players

  • A team may register a maximum of two underage players in the age categories listed below. The players are permitted to be 2 years below the minimum age group.
    • Female 35+
    • Female 40+
    • Female 45+
    • Female 50+
    • Female 55+
    • Female 60+
    • Male 35+
    • Male 40+
    • Male 45+
    • Male 50+
    • Male 55+
    • Male 60+
  • Teams in the Female 30+  age category must comply with the standard minimum age and are not eligible for any dispensation rulings.

Age dispensation standards (outfield players) – Male:

  • A team may register a maximum of two players that are 33+ as of 31 December 2023 in the Male 35+ group.
  • A team may register a maximum of two players that are 38+ as of 31 December 2023 in the Male 40+ group.
  • A team may register a maximum of two players that are 43+ as of 31 December 2023 in the Male 45+ group.
  • A team may register a maximum of two players that are 48+ as of 31 December 2023 in the Male 50+ group.
  • A team may register a maximum of two players that are 53+ as of 31 December 2023 in the Male 55+ group.
  • A team may register a maximum of two players that are 58+ as of 31 December 2023 in the Male 60+ group.

Age dispensation standards (outfield players) – Female:

  • No age dispensation available for the Female 30+ group.
  • A team may register a maximum of two players that are 33+ as of the 31 December 2023 in the Female 35+ group
  • A team may register a maximum of two players that are 38+ as of 31 December 2023 in the Female 40+ group.
  • A team may register a maximum of two players that are 43+ as of 31 December 2023 in the Female 45+ group.
  • A team may register a maximum of two players that are 48+ as of 31 December 2023 in the Female 50+ group.
  • A team may register a maximum of two players that are 53+ as of 31 December 2023 in the Female 55+ group.
  • A team may register a maximum of two players that are 58+ as of 31 December 2023 in the Female 60+ group.

Goalkeepers

  • Goalkeepers are granted an age exemption and can be 5 years below the minimum age requirement, except in the youngest male and female categories where they must be the minimum age to qualify (30+ female, 35+ male).
  • Goalkeepers cannot during any match participate as an outfield player if under age.

Teams and players seeking an age dispensation need to contact the 2023 AMG registrations team – amg.rego@unisport.com.au

Rules

The competition will be conducted under the 2023 AMG Competition Rules

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