Registration refund policy

The intent of this policy is to provide some clarity about how refunds will be granted, to give a mutually amicable outcome for the Club and the Individual.

Junior Football players who register with BJFC for the coming season but do not play part or all of the season, may be entitled to a full or partial refund of their registration fees based on the reason for not playing out the season.

The cut-off date for full refunds is the close of registrations for the year, as determined by FSC.

The cut-off date for partial refunds is prior to the commencement of Round 1.

The decision to refund is determined by the BJFC Executive Committee, based on the guidelines below.

If the decision is disputed by the claimant, it will be taken to the next General Meeting, where a vote will be conducted by those entitled to vote at General Meetings (as stated in the Club’s Constitution).

Applications for a full or partial refund need to be made in writing to the Club’s Secretary.

BJFC will only refund monies paid to the Club. If a player has utilised the Active Kids Rebate as part of their registartion, the Rebate may be able to be transferred to another club. 

Full Refunds

A full refund may be given for the following circumstances:

  • The Club cannot place the player into a suitable team i.e. not enough or too many players for their age group, or up to 2 years above their age group (based on FSC “playing up” Policy)
  • The player’s personal circumstances change i.e. moving away from area
  • The player becomes injured or ill and it’s predicted he/she will not play again this season
  • A player is selected into higher FSC Representative Teams i.e. SAP, Regional Development Teams, Wolves, Stingrays or higher.


Partial Refund

A partial refund may be given for the following circumstances:

  • A player chooses to leave and play for another Club
  • A player decides not to play. However, if this occurs prior to the FSC component being paid to FSC, and prior to Round 1, a full refund may be given.


Partial Refund Amount

The partial refund amount is to be equal to the total registration fee minus the FSC component and an administration fee of 25% of the Club’s component

Partial Refund = Total Registration Fee – FSC Component – 25% of BJFC Component


Other Circumstances

Other circumstances that are not listed above, will be assessed by the BJFC Executive Committee taking into consideration the reason for a refund and the expenses incurred by the Club.



>  It is not the Club’s intention to make a profit out of players not playing for the Club

>  The Club won’t stand in the way of players who do not wish to be part of the Club

>  The refund policy is intended to ensure the Club is not out of pocket due to refunding registration fees

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 -> 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 - 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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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