Touch Football | Portland touch football welcome return of women's competition

Touch season is here.

Touch season is here.

AFTER a successful Annual General Meeting (AGM) on August 30, Portland Touch Football Association are calling for team nominations for Season 2016/17 for their Women’s, Men’s and Mixed Competitions.

All Executive Committee positions were filled and are as follows: President Jason Whitney, Secretary Alisa Barnes, Treasurer Stephen Stait, Senior Vice President Brady McCann, Junior Vice President Stephen Bender, Women’s Co-Ordinator Nikki Cutting, Referees Director Luke Barnes and Junior Co-Ordinators Shane and Angela Green.

All who attended the meeting have put their hands up to be on the General Committee to aid in the successful running of the competition.

“Exciting times lie ahead for the growth of our great competition with the re-introduction of our Women’s competition during 2016/17 season,” said President Jason Whitney.

“We are currently calling for all team nominations for all competitions, with nominations closing on September 21st 2016,” he said.

All nominations can be made by calling Jason Whitney on 0459822495 or via the Association’s Facebook page.

Teams can consist of maximum of 12 players for women’s and mixed competition and maximum 14 players for the men’s competition.

This season will see all competitions adopt the Touch Football Australia six-a-side format, which will be reviewed by the committee after consultation with all teams.

Team fees for 2016/17 will be $350 per women’s team, $600 per men’s team (which includes $50 nomination fee for Men’s Knockout) and $480 per mixed team.

Competitions are played on Tuesday nights for women’s, Wednesday nights for men’s and Thursday nights for mixed and juniors.

The competition will commence on Tuesday October 11 and if anyone is interested in nominating a team, call Jason Whitney.

A junior competition muster day will be held on Thursday October 20 with details to be sent out to all schools.   

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