TOUCH REGISTRATION – TERM 1 ** Registrations close FRIDAY 9 FEBRUARY at 11.59pm. **
Starts Wednesday 11 October and runs for 8 weeks until Wednesday 29 November.
Played on Wednesdays at Hickford Park, Bell Block.
Games are 15 minute halves with a 2 minute half-time.
The probable game times are:
4.00pm – U6/U8
4.35pm – U10/U12
5.10pm – U12/Year 7&8
(These times are subject to change depending on number of entries)
U6’s Players must be 5 years and under*. Mixed grade, 5-aside, at least one girl on field at all times.
U8’s Players must be 7 years and under*. Mixed grade, 5-aside, at least one girl on field at all times.
U10’s Players must be 9 years and under*. Mixed grade, 5-aside, at least one girl on field at all times.
U12’s Players must be 11 years and under*. Mixed grade, 6-aside, at least 2 girls on field at all times.
Year 7&8 Must be an Intermediate student. Mixed or Boys or Girls grade, 6 aside, at least two girls on field at all times. TNZ Rules apply. Refs supplied.
*Age as at 31 December 2023
$40 – U6, U8, U10, U12 grades
$45 – Year 7 & 8 (If you’re in Year 7 or 8 at school then you play in Intermediate grade).
Fees include affiliation to Touch Taranaki and Touch NZ.
Fees are due by Friday 8 September at 3.00pm. Late payments will not be accepted and your child will miss out on team selection.
Once registered to play the fees will be non-refundable.
Account number: 15 3956 0057371 02 – Please use child’s name and ‘TOUCH’ as reference.
A blue school sports shirt will be provided once fees are paid and teams are chosen. Players are required to wear black shorts or tights.
Year 1-6 play in bare feet.
Year 7-8 footwear is compulsory (running shoes, touch boots). Screw-in or metal sprigs are not permitted. No cargo shorts or shorts below the knee. Jewellery is not permitted.
Draws are displayed at HQ on game day and are also available via the Facebook page for ‘City Touch Taranaki’.
A cancellation notice will be made by 1.00pm on game day. Cancellations are available on the City Touch Facebook page.
Teams are required to referee their own games – except for Intermediate grade teams (City Touch Referee Academy provide referees for this grade only).
The competition will be run under Touch NZ Guidelines, however games are played on modified fields. Further modifications to rules have been made to transition to TNZ Junior Touch Policy 2020.
Teams are to provide their own match balls.
Mixed grade tries are 1 point for male, 2 points for female.
Gender grade tries are 1 point.
Please ensure you have installed the Bell Block School parent portal ‘@school Mobile’ on your phone/device so that you receive all sports notices and notifications. If you have not yet logged in to the parent app, please contact the school office for setup and login instructions. Email email@example.com