Register to Play for Oatley F.C.

Registrations for Winter 2019 are now open. See details below on how to register.

A Registration Help day is being held on Feb 2nd at the Oatley Hotel. Click Here for more details

Grading days will be held in February 2019. Click Here for more details
 

For any other queries regarding registration please email: registrar@oatleyfootball.com.au

Registration Process for 2019 Season

No sign up, no payment, no photo, no proof of age (new players) – means no registration.

Some points to note:

  • Family discount is $20 off the 3rd and 4th child registered from the same immediate family.
  • Senior Early Bird Discount: Rego prices are $375 for Seniors (AA, 17-21W, O30W, O35M, O45M) who register and pay by 18 Feb; then prices go up $10 to $385
  •  A recent passport photo size of player being registered will need to be upload into the registration system by yourself- please do not send a photo to OFC
    • The old photos from myfootballclub will not transfer across to the new system
  •  If you or the player you are registering is a new player to Football NSW or a new player to the St George area please email a copy of the birth certificate/driver’s licence/passport to registrar@oatleyfootball.com.au
  • For details on Female Football Groups in 2019 please see http://www.oatleyfootball.com.au/female-football-age-groups-in-2019-at-oatley-f-c/

Please follow these steps to register as a player for the 2019 season

Eligible participants from NSW will need to apply for their Active kids Voucher from https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-active-kids-voucher prior to starting the registration process.

The ability to redeem a NSW Active Kids voucher will be built into the Play Football registration system, the Voucher/Coupon section will appear on the “Payment” screen.

During the registration, participants with a Valid Coupon/Voucher will need to enter their code in the text box provided, then select ‘APPLY’. Valid Coupons/Vouchers will automatically deduct the value of the coupon off the total registration amount.

  1. Go to Football Federation Australia website: https://www.ffa.com.au/football-account
  2. Click on “Join Now”
  3. Select Create Account
  4. Enter your details and submit
  5. Verify your email address with the code you are sent (check your Spam folder if the email doesn’t appear in your Inbox)
  6. Confirm your password to complete the Football Account creation

Note: Football Accounts are separate to FFA numbers. Existing and new Participants will need a Football Account

Use one of the three links below to start the registration process

  1. Login to your Football Account using your Email Address and Password at https://account.footballnetwork.com.au/
    Email address is the same email address used when you created your Football Account
  2. After logging into your Football Account, click on the link to Play Football (or go to https://www.playfootball.com.au/) and then click “Where Can I Play?”
  3.  Select the age group the Participant will play in
  4. In the box “Search for a suburb, postcode or a club” enter 2223 and select Oatley FC
  5. Click on “Start My Registration”
  6. On the “Play Football Online Registration” screen click on “Get Started”
  7.  Select the participant you are Registering (myself, Linked or New Person) and Continue
    Note: New Registrants will be linked to the Football Account Being used
  8.  Select Club
    Type Club name in “Club” textbox provided
  9.  Select Product (example: Junior 9-4 or Coach/Manager)
  10. Product details- add/change, and then click “Continue”
     – Option to select additional products
     – Select student discount (if applicable)
  11.  Update the Registrants personal and contact details, and then click “Continue”
  12.  Profile Photo “Select Profile Image”, Browse from your device, and then click “Continue”
  13.  International Transfer Clearance – Answer question accordingly to proceed
  14.  Review your order, if you need to modify your product selection or details, select ’Modify’ in the appropriate section to do so
  15. Acknowledging Terms and Conditions
    Click on the ‘Check box’ Read and Acknowledge all Terms and Conditions by selecting Accept All T&C’s displayed and then click “Continue”
  16.  Payment Options Screen
    – Input “Vouchers/Coupons codes”, and click “APPLY” All states excluding NSW will need to speak with their clubs directly regarding redemption of “sports vouchers”
    – Choose either “Pay Online”, or “Pay Offline” if offered, to complete the payment for your registration. You will receive an invoice to the email address listed on the registrants Registration
  17.  Confirmation message, select “finished” or “Perform another Registration”

Issues you can solve on your own:

  • Use Chrome or Mozilla – sometimes Microsoft browsers don’t show the fields properly.so problems can occur when entering data
  • If you get a verification code make sure you enter it otherwise the system won’t work
  • Phone number fields do not accept spaces
  • If your photo won’t upload (has a runtime error) – keep trying a few more times.
  • Rotating your photo – make sure it is the correct way around – use the rotate icon if you need to
  • To Save the photo – use the tiny save button (floppy disk symbol) on the top left of the photo

Issues where you will need to get help from Football NSW

  • Players that played Summer Football may get an error message stating they already have a registration
  • The user has created an account but cannot register – error messages keep appearing or system doesn’t register the user has logged in mulitple times.

These issues need to be sent to onlinesupport@footballnsw.com.au  (please cc registrar@oatleyfootball.com.au)

Fees for 2019 Season

Age GroupPlayer FeesMyCoach Player Fees
U6$165
U7$205$355
U8$205$355
U9$205$355
U10$220$370
U11$220$370
U12$235
U13$235
U14$235
U15$235
U16$235
U17$235
U18$255
17-21W$375
AAM$375 till 18th Feb, then $385
AAW$375 till 18th Feb, then $385
O35$375 till 18th Feb, then $385
O45$375 till 18th Feb, then $385
O30W$375 till 18th Feb, then $385

Dates for 2019 Season

Age/GradeGame DaySeason StartSeason End
PLSaturday6/04/201917/08/2019
PLRSaturday6/04/201917/08/2019
AA/ASaturday6/04/201910/08/2019
045/AFriday Night5/04/20199/08/2019
PWLSunday7/04/201918/08/2019
AAWSunday7/04/201918/08/2019
O35Sunday7/04/201918/08/2019
O30WSunday7/04/201918/08/2019
045/BSunday7/04/201911/08/2019
AA/B, C, D, E, FSaturday6/04/20193/08/2019
AA GSunday7/04/20194/08/2019
17-21 MaleSunday7/04/20194/08/2019
17-21 FemaleSunday7/04/20194/08/2019
12-18 A GradeSaturday6/04/201917/08/2019
12-16 Non A GradeSaturday6/04/201910/08/2019
12-16 GirlsSunday7/04/201911/08/2019
Non-CompSaturday or Sunday6/04/2019 or 7/04/201917/08/2019 or 18/08/2019

Registration Frequently Asked Questions

Follow the details above for steps on how to register

A new player means a new player to Football NSW or the St George Area – a scanned or photo of a birth certificate/drivers licence/passport must be emailed to registrar@oatleyfootball.com.au – no ID means no registration.
 
When you register in playfootball.com.au you must upload a current photo. No photo means no registration. Please do not email this to the registrar – there are over 700 players in the club and this just isn’t possible to do with so many players.

The club will hold a registration help day for the Winter 2019 season (Date to be determined).   

Please remember this is for help only, all payments can be done on MyFootballClub.  New players are welcome to come to the club with their birth certificate and a photo will be taken on the day.

To enable us to plan for the season and meet deadlines set by St George Football Association.
The timetable of events is:

  • Registrations completed before grading in mid February.
  • Grading days 2nd week of February
  • Teams created and submitted to SGFA by the end of February
  • Trial games in mid march
  • First game first week in April (season runs until the end of August)

We believe that children will get the most out of playing in a team where they play against players of similar ability. It is all about giving them time on the ball and providing a suitable challenge.

The club will continue to accept registrations, providing there are places in teams in the relevant age groups. No registration will be accepted by SGFA after June 30th.

The 3rd sibling from the family receives a $20 discount. When you register your children use the same email address so all the registrations can be easily linked and the sibling discount can be applied. Any queries please contact registrar@oatleyfootball.com.au
 

Each age group has a minimum and maximum team size. At times the number of registrations in a particular age group will be such that it is not possible to accommodate all players. For the ages U6 to U11 and adult teams we have so many players that this is never a problem. We may experience problems with teams in the U12-U18 age groups. We recommend that players in this age group register before grading days, so we can plan for the right numbers of team in these age groups.

For 2019 the following gear will be provided:

All junior non-comp players receive:
1. Shorts
2. Socks
3. Drawstring shoe bag
New junior non-comp players will receive the above as well as a training shirt

All junior comp players receive:
1. Shorts
2. Socks
3. Backpack
New junior comp players will receive the above as well as a training shirt

All Senior players:
1. Polo shirt
2. Shorts
3. Socks

All players will need to provide their own boots and shin pads.

A child turning 5 this year can play in the Under 6s.

The age group you play in is the age you turn this year. So if your child turns 12 this year, then they will play in the u12. For over 35 and over 45, you must have turned 35 or 45 by the end of June this year.

Oatley F.C. encourages players to register with teams playing in their true age grade. However, it is possible for players to register to play for teams that are up to two years above their actual age grade.

From U6 to U9, girls can choose to play in mixed boys and girls teams on a Saturday or form all female teams as desired and play in a dedicated female comp also on a Saturday.

From U10 to U12, girls can still choose to play in mixed teams on a Saturday or form all female teams as desired and play in a dedicated female comp on a Sunday.

From U14 up to All Age Women, females participate in graded female only competitions running on a Sunday.

Under 6 to 9:
In these age groups we have a lot of teams. In general, we can form teams with groups of friends. Please speak to the age co-ordinator on grading day, if you have a group of friends that want to play together.

Under 10 and above:
In the older age groups there are less teams and the differences between player’s ability increases. This makes it more difficult to keep friends together.

Games are played at our home grounds of Renown Park or The Green and at the home grounds of our opposition clubs in the St George area.

  • All under 9s and below play Saturday Mornings.
  • Boys up to U18 play Saturday mornings.
  • All age men play Saturday afternoon.
  • Girl’s and Women’s comps from u10 to all age are played on Sundays.
  • Over 35s play Sunday
  • Over 45s play Friday nights

Training times and dates are arranged by agreement with all the players and parents, but must always be at a time convenient to the coach. In general training is one day per week, but older age groups may train more often.

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