Under 9 Boys & Girls FAQ's - Families Thinking of Enrolling

26 February 2024

Under 9 Boys and Girls FAQ’s

What age does my child need to be to be eligible to play under 9s football in 2024?
Born in 2015. Children born in 2016 would typically play under 8s football; however approval can be requested to play up. For the development of your child, our club does recommend that your child does play in their allotted age group.

I have a daughter; what are her football options in 2024?
They can play in an all under 10 girls team or join an under 9 mixed team (boys and girls).

When do 2024 registrations open?

They are open now. Register here 

What are the registration fees?
**Early Bird Discount**
Register before December 31 and get $20 off.

**After Dec 31st**
Child Player 1 - $170.00
Child Player 2 - $150.00 - Voucher Code 8393F682
Child Player 3 - $130.00 - Voucher Code 741E0561


When do you need to register by?
Registrations remain open till 30 June 2024; however to assist with planning the club encourages registrations to be processed by February or March.

When are matches?
Under 9 Boys and mixed teams play on Sunday mornings; usually at 8:45am.*
Under 10 Girls teams play on Friday evenings; usually around 6:00pm.

The club will try to arrange one Friday 6pm match throughout the season; to ensure the kids get to experience a match under lights.

When is Training?
A one hour training session each week is conducted; usually commencing at 4:30. The day of the week will be confirmed by February.


Other game day facts for under 9’s footy in 2024…
• Match duration – 4 x 12 minute quarters.
• Ground size – 80m long
• Ball size - Size 2.
• Tackling – Modified tackling; bear hugs only
• Mouthguards – Are compulsory
• Home matches – Held at Chelsea Rec Reserve
• Away matches scheduled in locations from Mordialloc, across to Devon Meadows and down to Mornington.

Jon Phillips 0408 503 319 or
Jess Nawrocki (Club secretary)  0425 772 370 or

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