JUNIOR STATE CUP

Overview

The NSW Touch Association (NSWTA) Junior State Cup, held every year in the third weekend of February in Port Macquarie, attracts around 360 teams, with approximately 6,500 players and officials in attendance. Approximately 20,000 people converge on Port Macquarie for a fantastic few days of great touch footy.

This event is when touch football clubs from all over NSW combine to compete at this tournament to become crowned NSWTA State Champions.

In 2019, due to enormous growth, the Junior State Cup was split into Northern and Southern Conferences with finalists progressing to a State Final event.

The Manly Touch Experience

Competing at JSC is a great opportunity for aspiring junior players and a chance to be the best team in the state makes this an amazing weekend of touch footy every year.

Manly Touch enters boys and girls Junior teams ranging from U8s (inclusion of the U8 age category is currently being reviewed by NSWTA) to U18s.

JSC Key Dates* 

Coaching EOI opens 21 September 2020
Coaching EOI closes 30 September 2020
Coaches submitted to Executive for ratification 4 October 2020
Coaching appointments announced 7 October 2020
Coaches meeting TBA
Player EOI opens (girls and boys U8-U18) 5 October 2020
Player EOI closes 16 October 2020
Selection Period (including Trials) 18 – 28 October 2020
Teams submitted to Executive for ratification 28 October 2020
Team announcements 31 October 2020
Uniform requirements submitted 6 November 2020
Team Schedules (Team Managers) – Training Schedule – Interclub Gala Day details – Key JSC team information Nov – Feb inclusive Nov – Feb Inclusive
Junior State Cup Northern Conference, Port Macquarie 19 – 21 February 2021
Junior State Cup Finals, TBA TBA

 

 


JSC Trial Dates* 

AGE GROUP DATE TIME  LOCATION
U10 & U12 (Trial #1) Sunday 18 October 2020 8:00 – 9:30am Nolan Reserve
U14 (Trial #1) Tuesday 20 October 2020 6:00 – 7:30pm Passmore Reserve
U10 & U12 (Trial #1 – Backup) Wednesday 21 October 2020 6:00 – 7:30pm Nolan Reserve
U14 (Trial #1 – Backup) Wednesday 21 October 2020 6:00 – 7:30pm Nolan Reserve
U10 & U12 (Trial #2) Sunday 25 October 2020 8:00 – 9:30am Nolan Reserve
U14 (Trial #2) Tuesday 27 October 2020 6:00 – 7:30pm Passmore Reserve
U16 & U18 Tuesday 27 October 2020 7:00 – 9:30pm Nolan Reserve
U10 & U12 (Trial #2 – Backup) Wednesday 28 October 2020 6:00 – 7:30pm Nolan Reserve
U14 (Trial #2 – Backup) Wednesday 28 October 2020 6:00 – 7:30pm Passmore Reserve
U16 & U18 (Backup) Wednesday 28 October 2020  TBC Nolan Reserve

 

 


JSC Gala Day Key Dates* 

Renegades Gala Day – Rat Park, Narrabeen 12 December 2020
Mets Gala Day – Penrith Touch Fields, St Marys 13 December 2020
Wallsend Gala Day – Lewis Street, Wallsend 17 January 2021
Scorpions Day – Nolan Reserve, North Manly 26 January 2021
Parramatta Gala Night – Doyle Ground, North Parramatta 30 January 2021
Bankstown Jets Gala Day – Vale of Ah Fields, Milperra 31 January 2021
Manly Day – Nolan Reserve, North Manly 5 February 2021
Mets Gala Day – Timbrell Park, Five Dock 7 February 2021
Teams submitted to Executive for ratification 28 October 2020
Junior State Cup Northern Conference, Port Macquarie 19 – 21 February 2021
Junior State Cup Finals, TBA TBA

*Indicative only and subject to change

Player Eligibility

To represent Manly Touch at Junior State Cup, you must be a current financial member and have played at least 5 games in our local junior summer competition prior to JSC.

All junior players (parents/guardians) and officials representing Manly Touch at JSC must sign the MWTA JSC Players and Officials Code of Conduct.

Selection Criteria and Process

For more information on the selection criteria and process please click on our MWTA Representative Team Selection Policy.

Junior State Cup Team Officials Information

Active Kids

As Manly Touch charge an individual based player levy for representative teams parents, we are able to use the Active Kids Voucher system for Junior State Cup.

For instructions on how to apply for and redeem an Active Kids Voucher for Manly Touch representative levies, please go to our Active Kids page.

Referees

An Expression Of Interest for JSC Referees will be advised shortly based on NSWTA timetable.

 

For more information on this event please contact:

Craig Lowe Junior Rep Director Manly Warringah Touch Association Incorporated PO Box 214, Dee Why NSW 2099 juniorrepdirector@manlytouch.com

SENIOR STATE CUP

Overview

The NSW Touch Association Senior State Cup, held every year in the first weekend of December in Port Macquarie, attracts 245 teams, with approximately 4,000 players and officials in attendance. All up approximately 10,000 people converge on Port Macquarie for this fantastic weekend of touch footy.

This event is when touch football clubs from all over NSW combine to compete at this tournament to become crowned NSWTA Senior State Cup Champions.

The Manly Touch Experience

This is a great weekend away with your teammates and a chance to be the best team in NSW which makes this an amazing weekend every year.

Manly Touch are always very well represented at Senior State Cup with mens, womens and mixed teams from U20s to Opens (Premier League) through to seniors sides 30s, 40s, 50s and 55s attending. In recent times Manly Touch have sent 16 senior teams or 224 players plus coaches, managers, referees to Senior State Cup.

SSC Key Dates* 

Coaching EOI opens 10 August 2020
Coaching EOI closes 30 August 2020
Coaches submitted to Executive for ratification 31 August 2020
Coaching appointments announced  7 September 2020
Coaches meeting TBA
Player EOI opens 4 September 2020
Player EOI closes 20 September 2020
Selection Period (including Trials) 21 – 30 September 2020
Teams submitted to Executive for ratification 1 October 2020
Team announcements 5 October 2020
Uniform requirements submitted 5 October 2020
Senior State Cup Port Macquarie 4 – 6 December 2020

*Indicative only and subject to change

 

Player Eligibility

To represent Manly Touch at Senior State Cup, you must be a current financial member and play 5 games in local senior summer competition or 5 games in the preceding local senior winter competition.

Selection Criteria and Process

For more information on the selection criteria and process please click on our MWTA Representative Team Selection Policy

Senior State Cup Team Officials Information

Referees

An Expression Of Interest for SSC Referees will be advised shortly, based on NSWTA timetable.

 

For more information on this event please contact:

Mel Vayro Senior Rep Director Manly Warringah Touch Association Incorporated PO Box 214, Dee Why NSW 2099 seniorrepdirector@manlytouch.com

VAWDON CUP

Overview

Vawdon Cup is a weekly representative competition conducted by NSW Touch Association. With teams representing affiliates such as Penrith, Parramatta, Cronulla, Easts, Wollongong and Central Coast as well as everywhere in between, Vawdon Cup puts you up against some of the best players in the Country. 

Games are played throughout the Sydney Metropolitan area catering for Open, Senior and Youth divisions. The competition normally has 12 rounds and a final series. 

Games are played weekly on a Friday night with two Sunday double headers. The competition is held from July until October. 

The competition is however still split into skill-based divisions so even a beginner has a place to get started. Manly Touch has fully accredited coaches in charge of each squad which will help improve your knowledge and skills. Trials and training usually commence in early June.

Players must be a minimum of 15 years of age to play in the Opens Divisions and must be between 13 to 17 years of age to play Youth League. 

The Manly Touch Experience

Manly Touch are always very well represented at Vawdon Cup with Mens Premier League; Womens Premier League; Mens Division 1 and 4; Womens Division 1 and 2; two Girls Youth League teams; and an Inclusion side all participating.

Key Dates

This year’s Vawdon Cup will commence in July with Grand Finals being held in October.

Trials will be announced on this website and our Facebook page. We anticipate trials will commence in June.

Player Eligibility

To represent Manly Touch at Vawdon Cup, you must be a current financial member, be 13 years of age or over and have played 5 games in the local senior winter competition or 5 games in the preceding local senior summer competition.

Selection Criteria and Process

For more information on the selection criteria and process please click on our MWTA Representative Team Selection Policy

Vawdon Cup Team Officials Information

Senior Representative Manager Position Summary

Active Kids

As Manly Touch charge an individual based player levy for representative teams parents, we are able to use the Active Kids Voucher system for Vawdon Cup.

For instructions on how to apply for and redeem an Active Kids Voucher for Manly Touch representative levies, please go to our Active Kids page.

For more information on this event please contact:

Mel Vayro Senior Rep Director Manly Warringah Touch Association Incorporated PO Box 214, Dee Why NSW 2099 seniorrepdirector@manlytouch.com