Summer Season Overview

Townsville Junior Touch Football conducts separate club-based, boys and girls touch football competitions from late August to early December, for children aged six (6) to sixteen (16).

Start Dates

This year's starting dates have been adjusted due to COVID-19. While the season normally starts in late August, the new start dates for 2020 are as follows:

  • 7's - 12's age groups - Friday 9 October, 2020
  • 13's - 16's age groups - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Competition Rules

Our competitions operate under the Touch Football Australia Playing Rules, with some modifications for age groups.

Competition Rules

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Finals Series

The finals series will be played as follows:

Semi Finals

  • 9's - 12's age groups - Friday November 26, 2020
  • 13's - 16's age groups - Thursday November 27, 2020

Grand Finals

  • All age groups will play on Friday December 4, 2020
  • Please be aware that the order for games will be as follows (times to be advised), and may be different to when teams play during the regular season:
    • 1st timeslot - final round of 7's and 8's games
    • 2nd timeslot - grand finals for 9's, 10's and 11's age groups
    • 3rd timeslot - grand finals for 12's and 14's age groups
    • 4th timeslot - grand finals for 13's and 14's age groups
    • 5th timeslot - grand finals for 16's age group

7's & 8's

  • No finals series are played for the 7's and 8's age groups as the competitions are focused around participation and skill development.
  • Teams who are unable to play in the final two weeks must notify TJT in advance to ensure other teams are unaffected.

2020 Round Summary

RoundDate
1THUR 8-Oct (13's-16's)
FRI 9-Oct (7's-12's)
215-Oct (13's-16's)
& 16-Oct (7's-12's)
322-Oct (13's-16's)
& 23-Oct (7's-12's)
429-Oct (13's-16's)
& 30-Oct (7's-12's)
Super Round*
(Rounds 5-7)
31-Oct & 1 Nov*
(*TBC)
85-Nov (13's-16's)
& 6-Nov (7's-12's)
912-Nov (13's-16's)
& 13-Nov (7's-12's)
1019-Nov (13's-16's)
& 20-Nov (7's-12's)
Semi Finals26-Nov (13's-16's)
& 27-Nov (7's-12's)
Grand Finals4-Dec (9's-16's)

Age Divisions

  • 7 & Under (cannot turn eight this year)
  • 8 & Under (cannot turn nine this year)
  • 9 & Under (cannot turn ten this year)
  • 10 & Under (cannot turn eleven this year)
  • 11 & Under (cannot turn twelve this year)
  • 12 & Under (cannot turn thirteen this year)
  • 13 & Under (cannot turn fourteen this year)
  • 14 & Under (cannot turn fifteen this year)
  • 15 & Under (cannot turn sixteen this year)
  • 16 & Under (cannot turn seventeen this year)

Ready to Play?

Sign-on for the 2020 junior touch football summer season is open from August 1 to October 30, but places will fill fast!