How do I register?

  1. Online sign-on using Myfootballclub - www.myfootballclub.com.au. Need help? Check out our help guide -
  2. Attend one of our 2 sign-on days at the Park Hotel Suffolk Park (rear bistro area)
  • Saturday 7th Februrary – 9am to 11.30am
  • Saturday 14th February – 9am to 11.30am

What gear do I need for my child to play?

  • Black shorts – for sale through the canteen or as an add on in the online sign-on
  • Black sports socks with a dual white stripe at the top (plain black is OK) – for sale at club as above
  • Shin pads (grade 6-7 are given these at sign-on)
  • Soccer boots
  • Playing shirts are provided on the day

When does everything start happening?

Small Sided football – Ages 5-11

  • Sign-on days – 7th & 14th of February 9am-11.30am
  • Muster day (kids meet up with their team and coach) – 14th March 9-11am
  • School holiday clinics – 15th, 17th, 22nd,24th of March, 9-12
  • Skills clinic program starts – 28th April
  • First game – 3rd of May
  • Check the byronbayfc.com.au website calendar for all updates

Junior Competitive 12-16

  • Sign-on days – 7th & 14th of February 9-11.30am
  • Grade 12 training – Thursday 12th Feb 3.45-5
  • Grade 13-16 training – Thursday 12th Feb, 5-6.30
  • Girls training – Wednesday 18th Feb, 5-6.30

How does it all work?

Games and player development and progression are organised according to the FFA guidelines with the youngest players starting in a small team/small field format and gradually progressing to full size pitch and a competitive structure at the age of 12. The table below gives an overview of the team and game formats.

Age Group 5, 6 & 7 year olds 8 & 9 year olds 10 & 11 year olds 12 to 16 year olds
Team Size 4 v 4 7 v 7 9 v 9 11 v 11
Goalkeeper No Yes Yes Yes
Playing time 2 x 15 minutes 2 x 20 minutes 2 x 25 minutes varies
Ball Size 3 3 4 4 & 5
Field Size 20m x 30m 40m x 50m (1/4) 50m x 70m (1/2) Full size
Goal Size 2m x 1m 3m x 2m 5m x 2m Full size
Max Team Size 6 9 11 14-16

More  information can be found here http://www.myfootballclub.com.au/index.php?id=80

What days are games and training?

5-11s Small sided football

  • Games are played on Saturday mornings only through terms 2 & 3 of the school year.
  • Washed out games are not rescheduled
  • Games are played on a home and away basis – one week at home, the next week at the competitors field ie: Mullumbimby, Brunswick, Bangalow, Lennox and other neighbouring clubs.
  • Training days are determined by the coach usually on muster day.

12-16s Junior Competitive

  • Junior Grade competition games are played mostly on Saturday mornings with some Friday night games scheduled.
  • Washed out junior grade competition fixtures are generally replayed on Sundays.
  • Girls competition fixtures are played mostly on Sunday mornings with some Friday night games scheduled.

How can I get involved?

Byron Bay FC is a volunteer run community club and we rely on our fantastic parents and helpers to provide a great sporting environment for our kids. The more we get involved, the stronger our club will be!

  • Coaching and team management – challenging but great fun and your kids will think you’re a hero!
  • Team shirt sponsorship – get your brand on the kids kit! Packages start at $350
  • Grounds assistance – line marking, game day equipment co-ordination, goal maintenance
  • Join the committee – skills in other areas? No problems, we can find the perfect role for you!

Email juniors@byronbayfc.com.au for information or to express your interest in helping our club.