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Touch

Grades:

U6’s                  Players must be 5 years old

U8’s                  Players must be 7 years and under

U10’s                Players must be 9 years and under

U12’s                Players must be 11 years and under

Year 7&8           Must be an Intermediate student

 

Games:

Played on Wednesdays at Hickford Park, Bell Block. Games are 15 minute halves with a 2 minute half time. The probable game times are: Under 6/8 = 4pm, Under 10 = 4:35pm, Under 12/Intermediate = 5:10pm

(These times could be subject to change)

 

Season:

Term 1 – Starts on Wednesday 17 February and runs for 6 weeks

Term 4 – Starts on Wednesday 20 October and runs for 8 weeks

 

Draw:

The draw is available on the Facebook page for ‘City Touch Taranaki, usually on the Tuesday prior.

 

Rules:

U6, U8, U10

Modified rules. 5 aside with minimum of one girl on the field at all times. No score cards for these grades, it’s all about fun and fundamentals. The coach is the referee and is allowed to help the team on the field. Touches made with minimal force – one hand.

 

U12 and Intermediate Grade

TouchNZ full rules apply. 6 aside with minimum of two girls on the field at all times (mixed grade). Girls are 2 points for a touchdown. Scores recorded. Footwear is required for Intermediate grades. Moulded boots and runners are ok, no metal sprigs allowed. U12 grade – Coach is the referee and can advise the team on the field. Intermediate grade – Refs are provided by City Touch Referee Academy.

 

Cancellations:

Cancellations are notified by 3pm by City Touch and will be advertised on their Facebook page.

 

Uniform:

Blue school shirts will be provided once subs are paid and teams are organised. Players are required to wear black shorts or tights. Years 1- 6 play in bare feet. Years 7-8 play in sports shoes without sprigs.

 

Fees:

$25 – U6, U8, U10, U12

$30 – Intermediate

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