Registration process

Ready to register with Balgownie Junior Football Club?  See here for Registration guides for Returning Players and New Players

Please follow our instructions below. If you have any questions, check out our FAQ section in the menu above, and if you’re still stuck email registrar@balgowniejuniors.com.au with your query.

 UNDER 6  UNDER 7 – UNDER 11 UNDER 12 – UNDER 18
 STEP 1

 Obtain your Active Kids Rebate Voucher. Register to play online at www.playfootball.com.au. 

 STEP 2

 Pay your fees 

 STEP 3

 For new players, email proof of age / DOB to registrar@balgowniejuniors.com.au 

 STEP 4  Contact registrar@balgowniejuniors.com.au if you are interested in helping as a volunteer coach or manager in your child’s team If you have a full or partial team, download and complete a team list here and email it to registrar@balgowniejuniors.com.au. Note: Teams are subject to approval. If there are enough players to form more than one team in any age group above U12, official grading sessions must be held.
 STEP 5  In late February, BJFC will group players into teams. In mid February, BJFC will group remaining players into teams and ensure even numbers across age groups and teams.  BJFC will then group players based on grading results, and number of players. Teams will be announced mid February.
 STEP 6

 In late February, your new coach / manager will be in touch to set up a training time.

Training commences approx early March.

STEP 7 Ensure your child owns football boots and shin pads. Shirts, shorts and socks will be provided for new U6 players. Ensure your child owns football boots, shin pads and BJFC club shorts and socks.  Ensure your child owns football boots, shin pads and BJFC club shorts and socks.

4th January 2024 update on Registration Fees for the 2024 season

Registration Fees are remaining the same for the 2024 season.

Early Bird Registration Fees in January 2024

U6 to U11 Early Bird registration fee $150.

U12 to U17 Early Bird registration fee $175.

* The Early Bird discount is a $25 discount which is available until the 11th February 2024.
* Please note if an U12 player registers in U13’s the Fee will be $164 due to the higher Football NSW and Football South Coast costs for U13’s.

Standard Registration Fees in February 2024

U6 to U11 Standard registration Fee $175.

U12 to U17 standard registration fee is $200.

Please note that Registration assists with the following expenses:

  • Football South Coast Junior Council fee per player
  • Football NSW fee per player
  • Football Federation Australia fee per player
  • Insurance for both individual players and the Balgownie Junior Football Club
  • Ground rental for both training and match days
  • Trophies
  • Uniform design and production
  • Playing and training equipment
  • Upgrading of clubhouse facilities as per Council requirements
  • Referee payments

Our canteen has helped to offset these and other expenses incurred in the running of our club and has been the primary source of income for BJFC.

Yours in football,

BJFC Committee

Welcome to Bally Football 2024 - got off to a great start this afternoon with the U6's then U7's doing great things out on Ground 1. More again tomorrow (*heat permitting) with the U8 and U9 session starting at 4pm and then the U10 and U11 session starting at 5pm. Thanks to Every Season My Season and all your Coaches for the various skill zones and all the fun today. ... See MoreSee Less
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# Announcement: 'Welcome to Balgownie Junior Football Club 2024 Program' launched to welcome both new and returning MiniRoo players and families and a reminder that the $25 Early Bird registration special will finish this Sunday. -> We continue to receive high numbers of registrations every day and are expecting to set a new Club record of over 700 players registered to play for Balgownie Junior Football Club in 2024. An amazing number and a sign that Football in Australia is growing and that Balgownie Junior Football Club is also growing. -> To help the many new and returning players and families get ready for the new Season, we have invited Every Season My Season (ESMS) a Wollongong based Football Academy to run and host at Judy Masters an in house 'BJFC Welcome to Football 2024 Program' for our U6, U7, U8 U9, U10, U11 players. -> The program will run for 3 weeks on Wednesdays and Thursday afternoons and will be paid for by the Club and therefore is being offered at $0 cost to all BJFC registered players. The Program has been scheduled and designed to:- help the many new players and families get familiar with BJFC and Judy Masters Oval and find and or make a team.- be an opportunity to let our existing Coaches and Managers watch and recruit any extra players they need to fill their team sheets and squads.- be an opportunity for Coaches and Managers to watch, see and learn the latest best practice drills and exercises that are being used and delivered by the Every Season My Season Coaching Staff- an opportunity for Coaches and Managers to use the 3 weeks of the Program to incorporate into their preseason plan as an extra weekly session for their Team and or use it as the first 3 weeks of training sessions for their Team.- The program will run on Judy Masters Ground 1 which gives our youngest players a rare opportunity to get out and enjoy the main field.- Schedule and dates:U6 - Wednesday's - 4pm to 5pmU7 - Wednesday's - 5pm to 6pmU8 - Thursdays - 4pm to 5pm U9 - Thursdays - 4pm to 5pmU10 - Thursdays - 5pm to 6pmU11 - Thursdays - 5pm to 6pmWeek 1 - Wednesday 28th Thursday 29th FebruaryWeek 2 - Wednesday 6th Thursday 7th MarchWeek 3 - Wednesday 13th Thursday 14th March-> All existing Teams, Families and Players please talk to your Coach and or Manager about their plans and whether they have registered you and your team to attend, to signup directly please use this form - forms.office.com/r/nf90ZHWZSd-> All new Players and Families who are new to the Club and are still looking for a Team and or wanting or needing to meet other players and families please also sign up directly - forms.office.com/r/nf90ZHWZSd# Registration Update -> The early Bird $25 discount finishes this Sunday 11th. At the time of writing we are at 681 registrations and are expecting for the first time in Club history that the Juniors will fly past 700 registered players. -> We plan to keep U12, U13, U14, U16, U17, U18 registration open for another few days and need and want any players wanting to play in the older age groups to register this weekend so that we can finalise the various teams and submit our team nominations for the older age groups to Football South Coast by the 22nd February deadline.-> We plan to keep U6, U7, U8, U9, U10, U11 registrations open until the start of the 'Welcome to Football Program' commencement and then will shift each age group to Waitlist and bring younger interested players in for specific teams as needed.-> Please note the Early Bird $25 discount will no longer be available in the Playfootball Registration Portal for BJFC on Monday. -> Lastly please note the new NSW Government Active Kids voucher scheme has started and we are eligible and successfully receiving those too.🥅⚽🥅 ... See MoreSee Less
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Where & when am I playing?

All teams can check their game times & locations at FSC Match Centre – select your Age Group and scroll to find your game.

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Balgownie Junior Football Club Incorporated ABN: 91 822 455 631
Clubhouse: 17 Para Street, Balgownie, NSW, 2519
Postal Address: PO Box 3096, Balgownie, NSW 2519

Ready to register with Balgownie Junior Football Club?  See here for Registration guides for Returning Players and New Players

Please follow our instructions below. If you have any questions, check out our FAQ section in the menu above, and if you’re still stuck email registrar@balgowniejuniors.com.au  with your query.

 UNDER 6  UNDER 7 – UNDER 11 UNDER 12 – UNDER 18 & WYL
 STEP 1

 Obtain your Active Kids Rebate Voucher. Register online at playfootball.com.au. 

 STEP 2

 Pay your fees 

 STEP 3

 For new players, email proof of age / DOB to registrar@balgowniejuniors.com.au 

 STEP 4  Contact registrar@balgowniejuniors.com.au if you are interested in helping as a volunteer coach or manager in your child’s team If you have a full or partial team, download and complete a team list HERE and email to registrar@balgowniejuniors.com.au. Note: Teams are subject to approval. If there are enough players to form more than one team in any age group above U12, official grading sessions must be held.
 STEP 5  In late February, BJFC will group players into teams. In midFebruary, BJFC will group remaining players into teams and ensure even numbers across age groups and teams.  BJFC will then group players based on grading results, and number of players. Teams will be announced mid February.
 STEP 6

 In lateFebruary, your new coach / manager will be in touch to set up a training time.

Training commences approx early March.

STEP 7  Ensure your child owns football boots and shin pads. Shirts, shorts and socks will be provided for new U6 players. Ensure your child owns football boots, shin pads and BJFC club shorts and socks.  Ensure your child owns football boots, shin pads and BJFC club shorts and socks.