Junior Competition Information  


Junior Oztag Summer Season 2020

 All games will be played at our  venue The Fraser Coast Sports And Leisure Precinct /Woods Rd Nickenbah between 4pm and 6 on Wednesday afternoons

Online Registration is open now 

 


Fair Play Vouchers - Info

 

Fair Play vouchers are available to qualifying families/carers. Only one Fair Play voucher will be issued per child per calendar year.

 We happily accept government issued Fair Play vouchers in lieu of payment. 

For more information and elligbility requirements, check out the link below

 Don't miss out on getting a voucher to cover your registration cost!

 

https://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/fairplay/apply

Applying for a voucher

 

                                                                                                                               


 

 

 

 Registration Fees

Please note that there is a Qld Oztag $11 annual membership fee that will need to be paid first while registering if you are not current

Registration 1- $85.00 - player registration

Registration 2- $110.00 - player registration + 1 pair official Oztag shorts ( $120 with Oztag tights )

Registration 3- $150.00- will include player registration +1 pair official Oztag shorts or tights + Oztag branded cap  ( not available online)

***registration 3 is best option for those using "Get Started/Get in the Game Vouchers and is not available online ***

The above registration fees are TOTAL fees payable for the whole season. There are no other ongoing weekly charges or payments.

 For those of you who wish to submit a WHOLE team, each team requires a minimum of 10 players

Individual registrations are happily accepted. If you dont have a team, dont worry as we will place you into a team with your friends wherever possible.

* After the competition has commenced, player fees cannot be refunded or deferred due to inability to play.

* Players are not permitted to play until FULL registration fees are paid.

COMPETITION DATES & DURATION 

* Games will be played on Wednesday  afternoons for  commencing Wednesday february 5th   .Grand Final and presentation day will be on Wednesday April 1st 

* 8 regular fixture rounds plus

2 Finals rounds ( everyone plays) Please note that for Under 6-9's these are just regular rounds there are no finals.

* 1 Super Sunday round on Sunday March 22nd (  round 8 to be played plus any wash out games remaining )

Team Lists and Draws will be available on our website by Monday 3rd february on the Junior Teams And Draw page


COMPETITITON FEES

A fee of $85 /player (summer season) & $85/player (autumn season) is payable for each competition.

·         To be eligible to play finals a player must pay the full registration fee regardless of when they enter during the season.

 

Important! Each team requires a minimum of 10 players OR must pay the equivalent of 10 players.

  • If fees are not paid by round 3, at our discretion we may prevent a team from playing. If you find you are having difficulty with your payment we are happy to discuss a payment plan.
  • Teams with incomplete Team Registrations by round 3 will receive NO COMPETITION POINTS from week 4 onwards (these points will not be returned).  

 

Making Payment of Fees

The method for payments of fees:

  • Individual players pay for the fees online through the MySportsEdge system (see venue website for details).

 

Substitute Players

There are two types of substitute players:

  • Casual – These are players that are not currently playing within the existing competition. This may include registered Oztag players that have played in a previous competition or someone that is a non-registered Oztag player and has never played previously
  • Current / Fill in – These are players currently playing within the existing competition for another team

 

Casual Players

  • Can only play casually for the one team
  • Must visit the admin disk prior to taking the field to pay a $10 fee via the My sports Edge system (this is online only)
  • If they are not a registered Oztag player, they will also be required to pay the appropriate membership fee
  • Casual players are not eligible for finals

 

 

 

 

COMPETITION DURATION

  • 12 regular fixture rounds in summer (or 10 in autumn) with 2 rounds being played on a weekend (Finals for U10’s and above are included with in the 12 rounds).
  • Presentation afternoon at completion of each competition, to be held on the final round.
  • Medals for Winner, Runners up & Participation will be handed out at the final round.

 

SHORTS

  • Official Oztag Shorts must be worn during competition. These can be purchased at the admin desk on sign-on nights and during the competition ($25).
  • All Oztag shorts must be purchased via the Venue Manager/venue. Shorts purchased direct by an external supplier (with particular note to sublimated shorts) will not be able to be worn.

 

 TIME KEEPING

  • All games to start at the same time. If teams are not ready it is their time lost. Games will commence as per draw time, no exceptions.
  • Game times are broken down into:
    • 2 minute warning for teams to take the field
    • 15 minute halves
    • 2 minute half time
    • 3 minutes between games

 

UNIFORM

Uniform requirements are that:

  • All players within the team have matching colour shirts
  • Different colour official Oztag shorts are accepted. 

 

POINTS SCORING SYSTEM

The points scoring system is only for specific age divisions (U10’s and above):

  • Win or bye - 3 points
  • Draw - 2 points
  • Loss or forfeit with sufficient notice - 1 point
  • Forfeit without sufficient notice - 0 points

 

FORFEITS

  • Teams must field 5 players inside of 5 minutes into the game or they forfeit.
  • Teams that win due to opposition team forfeit receive 3 competition points and 5 Tries ‘for’. This is only applicable for divisions U10 and above.
  • For age division U10’s and above:
    • Teams that forfeit and do not notify the competition Manager by 2.30pm on game day receive no points and 5 tries ‘against’.
    • Forfeiting teams that notify the competition Manager by 2.30pm on game day receive 1 point and 5 points ‘against’.

 


 

WET WEATHER

  • A decision will be made no later than 2.00pm on game night to see whether grounds are playable.
  • For information please check the following after 2.00pm on game day:
  •  
    • Facebook page
    • Website

Contact team manager

 

SIN BINS AND SEND OFFS

  • Automatic penalties apply to any player being sent off or sin binned.
  • The automatic penalties can be increased should the Venue Manager decide it is warranted.
  • For more information on the Player Discipline process please refer to the Qld Oztag Policy Manual.

 

Send Offs

  • Any player sent off will automatically be given a 2-week suspension.
  • Individual incidents will be revised and may attract larger suspensions as per the Qld Oztag Policy manual.
  • If the player wishes to appeal, this must be done in writing within 1 week of the related incident as per the Qld Oztag Policy manual.
  • In addition to the 2 weeks suspension the player will be asked to be Touch Judge for 4 games. Until these 4 games are completed the player will not be able to return to play at any Oztag Venue within Qld.

 

Sin Bins

  • A player who is sin binned will be asked to stand at the oppositions try line for a period to be determined by the referee.
  • In addition, if a player is sin binned they will be asked to be a Touch Judge for 2 games. Until these two games are completed the player will be unable to return to play at any Oztag Venue within Qld.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you would like to contact us please review the ‘Contact Us’ tab on our Oztag website & Facebook page.

 

 

 

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