Pre-Season Key Dates

Pre-Season Information

Below is a summary of key calendar dates – by clicking on the links, you can find out more about the event, but also more information applicable to the age group/topic.  Hopefully the info in the linked document will answer any queries you may have – if not, please send us an e-mail at contact@bmfc.com.au and we’ll get back to you a.s.a.p.

  • 1 JanuaryActive Kids vouchers can start being claimed
  • 3 January– on-line registrations open on PlayFootball for all players, coaches, managers (volunteers) and Committee members
  • 3 January – “Early Bird” registration fees commence: fees have stayed the same since 2017!!!
  • 2 February – Registration Day at the club house, Knapsack Park (10am – 2pm)
  • 2 & 9 February – Skill Training Certificate coaching course (U9-U13 teams) at Warradale FC, Warragamba
  • 8 February – Registration Day at the club house, Knapsack Park (6pm – 8pm)
  • 9/10 February – Grading Days for U11-IM/IW teams (8am – 6pm) … player must be registered prior to attending Grading
  • 16/17 February– Grading Days continued for U11-IM/IW teams (8am – 6pm) … player must be registered prior to attending Grading
  • 16 February MiniRoos Muster Day at Knapsack Park, for U5-U10 teams (10am – 1pm) … but, please also read the note below
  • 16 February – Female Football Gala Day
  • 17 February – last day for “Early Bird” registration fees
  • 18 February – Standard registration fees commence
  • 21 FebruaryCoaches Meeting at the club house, Knapsack Park (6:30pm, 7:15pm or 8:00pm start time)
  • 21 February Senior Teams Muster at the club house, Knapsack Park (7:30pm start)
  • 23/24 February – Grading Days continued for U11-IM/IW teams (8am – 6pm) … player must be registered prior to attending Grading
  • 2 & 3 March – Senior Certificate coaching course (U17+ teams), at Colo FC, Richmond
  • 3 March – Team Nominations due at Nepean FA; registration fees need to be paid & cleared prior to this date
  • 9 & 10 March – Game Training Certificate coaching course (U13-U17 teams) at Springwood FC, Winmalee
  • 12 March – MiniRoos Coaching Course at Knapsack Park for U5-U9 teams (6pm – 9pm)
  • 14 March Managers Meeting at the club house, Knapsack Park (6:30pm or 7:45pm start time)
  • 15/16/17 March – 1st Trial Games (all teams)
  • 22/23/24 March – 2nd Trial Games (all teams, except Prems, IM & 10-team competitions)
  • 23/24 March – Prems, IM & 10-team competitions start (Round 1)
  • 29/30/31 March – season starts for MiniRoos, 6-team & 8-team competitions (Round 1)

Information for Under 5s to Under 10s (“MiniRoos”)

On Saturday, 16 February, all U5-U10 registered players will attend Team Muster to be formed into teams.  A player must be registered by Friday, 6:00pm, 15 February, to be included in a team at Team Muster.  For players registering after this time and requesting a placement in a specific team, BMFC will try to accommodate that request, provided the team has room for an additional player.

If a registered player is unable to attend Muster, please let us know (via contact@bmfc.com.au) no later than Friday, 6:00pm, 15 February – also let us know if requesting placement in a specific team.

Coaches and Managers for the U5-U10 teams are chosen at Team Muster and must be registered by this date to ensure that their team can participate this season.

Accredited coaches are mandatory for U5-U9 teams – for information on coaching courses, visit http://www.nepeanfootball.com.au/…/1077-community-coaching-… for a list of coaching courses being held within Nepean’s boundaries.

For those new to football/soccer, U5s-U7s play at Knapsack Park every Saturday morning (excluding the middle weekend of public school holidays).  Training sessions of skills/drills commence at 9:00am; games commence at ~9:30am.

For MiniRoos game details and rules for each age group, click here.