SUMMER COMPETITION

In line with the current NSW Public Health Orders, all particpants 16 years and over must be double vaccinated to play in the ESTA Summer competition. COVID officers will be checking this information on game nights.

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The competition is played at the Queens Park Playing Fields starting on Monday 8 November 2021.

The 2021-22 Summer Season will run from MONDAY 8 NOVEMBER 2021 until THURSDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2022.

The Summer Competition is the busiest season for Easts Touch as our midweek competition is played on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Mixed competitions are played on Monday and Tuesday evenings, Mens & Women’s competitions on Thursday evening.

In order for the competition to run smoothly it is the responsibility of each team contact to understand and pass on information relating to the format and rules of the competition.

If all the players are well informed we are sure they will enjoy the competition and minimise each team contact’s work load.

Team Registration will Close on Saturday 23 OCTOBER 2021. This is due to the quick turn around to set up the competition.

Click here to REGISTER A TEAM – Select this link to register your team.

Click here to JOIN YOUR TEAM – Ask you Team Organiser for your Team Code. Select I’m Registering for the First Time

COVID-19 SAFETY PLAN

ESTA would like to thank everyone for their patience and support as we finalise our Summer competition conditions for the 2021/22 season.

As we all know COVID-19 has forced many changes for volunteer run community based sports and we have worked hard to provide a safe and fun competition for the kids and a compliant format that is manageable for our officials.

Please see below some of the major competition regulations.

1. Timeslots will be 35 minute, touch down turn around. There will be a 10 minute break between games to allow players to leave the park when finished.

2. Each team will be allowed 1 coach and players only – NO SPECTATORS ARE ALLOWED. For teams with Junior Players,  1 parent/carer per child at each game.

3. Please check your field allocation prior to arrival at Queens Park and park as close as possible to your field. Please enter Queens Park and arrive at you field a maximum of 5 minutes before your time slot.

4. Check in using our QR code which will be available at your field. All persons over the age of 16 MUST be double vaccinated to attend. Players, coaches and managers must check in. Please stay at your field while in attendance, we would like to limit movement around the fields. Please check in for each game you are attending. COVID Safe officials will be onsite to verify checkin’s and ensure this process is followed.

5. Please LEAVE Queens Park IMMEDIATELY after your game is complete. Please go directly to your car.

6. Players are reminded about social distancing.

7. Players are recommended to use hand sanitiser prior to and after their games.

8. Game ball MUST be sanitised prior to and after play.

It is only with everyone’s help and support that we can have an enjoyable touch footy season, so please assist by arriving and departing the grounds as per the above instructions.

Please see more conditions on the attached images. Again, thanks for your help and support.

2021/22 SUMMER COMPETITIONS DETAILS

START DATE

Competition Starts Monday 8th November 2021 (10 Rounds plus finals series)

All Grand Finals will be played on the last week of February on the night teams have been playing during the week.

VENUE

 All games will be played at QUEENS PARK

SECTIONS

Mixed – Monday OR Tuesday Nights (12 Divisions)

Mens & Womens – Thursday Nights (Mens 8 Divisions. Women’s 2 Divisions) 

ENTRY FEES 

$1150.00 per team (This seasonal fee covers Fields $304 per field/team, Referees $250, Affiliation & Insurance $385, GST $113.64,Prize $100)

$ 995.00 per student team (Under 20’s)  

$ 895.00 per junior team (Under 16’s)

GAME TIMES

6:00 pm (Early Game) and 6:45pm (Late Game) 

INSURANCE

All registered online players will be insured.

REFEREES

Will follow the rules set down by the N.S.W.T.R.A. 

ESTA is always looking for new referees. If you are interested in having a go at refereeing touch, please contact us at the association. It is a great way to get fit and to meet new people.

Any misconduct or abuse of our referees by players OR SPECTATORS ON THE SIDELINES will not be tolerated.  We can do without certain individuals but we can not do without referees!

WET WEATHER UPDATES

‘Like Us’  on Facebook for Wet weather updates OR go to the Easts Touch website for any wet weather updates and field closures. A decision will not be made until 3pm on game day.