Joining Information (Season 2018)

 

 

 

How to Join for 2018

All steps must be completed in the order shown below.

  1. Apply Online
    Click on 2018 Application Form
    Every player has to submit an application, even if you played for Glen Eira before.
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  2. Attend Trials^
    Depending on level, trials are held in Oct/Nov or Feb/Mar. See What Level am I?
    ^Basic-level teams are exempted from trials.

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  3. Register & Pay
    We’ll send you an offer email with a link to Register with FFV/MyFootballClub and Pay online.
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  4. Join Teamstuff
    We’ll send you a Teamstuff invitation email so you can get information about matches and training.
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  5. Get Playing Uniform
    See the uniforms page under the shop tab of the club website.
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Fees

Click here to see the Fee Schedule.

 

 

Match Days, Training Times, etc.

 

 

 

Which Age Group am I?

‘Under’ means the age you are under on 1st January
Eg. if you are aged 9yo on the 1st January then you play in U10 that year.

In other words, ‘Under’ means ‘Turning’
Eg. an Under 12 team consists of players who are turning 12 years old in that calendar year.
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Born
2018 Boys Teams
2018 Girls Teams
1999 and earlier
Senior Men
Senior Women
2000 U18 Boys Senior Women
2001 U17 Boys Senior Women (or U15/16 Girls if you
haven't played for a club before)
2002
U16 Boys
U15/16 Girls
2003 U15 Boys
U15/16 Girls
2004 U14 Boys
U13/14 Girls
2005 U13 Boys
U13/14 Girls
2006
U12 Boys
U12 Girls
2007 U11 Boys
U11 Girls
2008 U10 Boys
U10 Girls
2009
U9 Boys
U9 Girls
2010 U8 Boys
U8 Girls
2011 U7
U7 (mixed) or
U8/9 Girls
2012 - 2013 Kick-Off 5-6yo
Kick-Off 5-6yo

See also “No Playing Down an Age“.

 

 

What Level am I?

It is important that kids play at the right level for them. Makes happier players which means they stay in the game longer which means they get the social development and additional life skills which come with being involved in organised team sport. The trials table below explains the level on offer.

Trials

Level / Teams Entry by Suitable for
Advanced Level Teams

  • U8-U16 FTS Development Squads
  • Team entry is via FTS Trials in October of previous year.

    Click here for FTS Trials information.
    The focus of the FTS Development Squads is to provide an environment to maximise player development, ensuring refined techniques, creativity and game insights are transferred into matches (via competitive environment). The players are guided through the relevant age-specific elements of playing a dynamic possession based style of football.
    High Level Teams

  • U9-U12 Kangaroos boys teams

  • U13-U18 A/B Grade teams
  • Team entry is via Trials for high-level teams in November of previous year and the Glen Eira Selection Criteria
    For talented players who are dedicated and focused on the game and their own development. Must be able to commit to 2 or 3 training sessions per week and should also find time to practice privately in their own time.

    Click here to see High Level Trials Information and Session Times.
    Intermediate Level Teams
  • U8-U12 Wallabies boys teams

  • U8-U12 Kangas/Wallabies girls teams

  • U13-U18 C/D/E Grade Boys teams
  • Team entry is via the pre-season Trials in Feb/March and the Glen Eira Selection Criteria

    Suitable for players who are focused on their football and willing to aspire to better themselves. Must be able to commit to 2 training sessions per week.

    [coming soon] Click here for Intermediate-level Trials infomation and session times.
    Basic Level Teams

  • U8-U12 Joeys boys & girls teams

  • U14 & U16 Girls teams
  • Team entry is via the Glen Eira Selection Criteria Friendship-based teams for those who are in it for the enjoyment of the game and the improved social outcomes/life skills that come from participating in organised team sport.
    Must be able to commit to 90% of matches and 1 training session per week.

     

     

    The Glen Eira Selection Criteria

    The following factors are taken into account when offering spots in Glen Eira teams.  You’ll see it’s not just about the players.

    • The player’s ability.
      For higher level teams we place more emphasis on ability.
    • Having a parent appointed as a coach for the upcoming season.
    • Having a parent appointed to another volunteer role for the upcoming season. Examples: team manager, assistant coach, committee member or other club-level role.
    • Whether the player was a member of the same team last year.
    • Being able to attend on the nights when the team trains.
    • The player’s dedication, attitude, attendance and approach to the game and its effect on team spirit.
    • The parents’ contributions, behavior & attitude and its impact on the team, the club, the game.
    • Having siblings in other teams in the club.
    • The family having connections with other team members.
    • The player and their parents having an unblemished recent sporting/playing history. Any team, any club, any sport.

     

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