IMPORTANT JUNIORS INFORMATION FOR 2020
Our Club has grades for all ages.
Boys (for 2020)
Non-competition: U6 - born 2014 | U7 - born 2013 | U8 - born 2012 | U9 - born 2011 | U10 - born 2010 | U11 - born 2009 | U12 - born 2008
Competition: U13 - born 2007 | U14 - born 2006 | U15 - born 2005 | U17 - born 2004 or 2003
Players are permitted to play up one age grade without dispensation however the Club will only allow this to happen once player safety has been assessed as well as other considerations. Dispensation can be granted to play up two age grades or down an age grade under certain circumstances. Contact the Junior Coordinator for more information.
Girls are permitted to play with boys' in the U6 to U12 age grades.
Specific girls rugby 7s teams are currently being considered for the 2020 season.
FEES & PAYMENTS
Registration fees consist of four levies from Queensland Rugby Union, Gold Coast Rugby Union, Rugby Australia/Insurance and our Club. The Club's levy is used to fund a range of expenses including:
Club house maintenance
Power, water and rates, leases
Recognising the expense of children's sports, our club has reduced fees for the last two season - 2019 season and again for the 2020 season. We are proud to be able to lower the cost of children's rugby and we have the lowest junior rugby registration fees on the Gold Coast.
U6-U7 - $99 (includes a $50 club credit)
QRU - $31.20
GCDRU - $44.00
Rugby Australia/Insurance - $7.00
Our Club - $16.80
The club credit can be spent on anything including shorts, socks, canteen and merchandise.
U8-U17 - $249
QRU - $48.20
GCDRU - $66.00
Rugby Australia/Insurance - $15.00
Our Club - $119.80
Our Club supports credit/debit card payment and ZipPay. Note: A 2% charge is added when completing a credit card payment.
The Club supports ZipPay. Flexible instalment options are available through ZipPay and the ability to apply for a ZipPay account is presented during the payment process.
Our Club supports the Queensland Government FairPlay voucher programme. Redeem your vouchers during the registration process or contact the Registrar to discuss.
Registration is open. Registrations are completed using the Rugby Xplorer system. Rugby Xplorer is available online and through an app (iPhone and Android). Registration payments are made by credit/debit card or ZipPay.
Vouchers and concessions are processed at registration.
Individual coaches arrange pre-season matches for their teams.
U6-U12 grades are non-competitive with no championships or finals series. U13 and above complete for a championship with a finals series at the end of the season. With few exception, all matches are schedule for Saturday.
Regular competition begins Saturday 18 April and concludes Saturday 22 August. For eligible grades, finals matches begin Saturday 29 August and concludes with a Grand Final on Saturday 12 September. There are also a number carnivals and rugby events that coaches are made aware throughout the year.
Our club is used 5 nights a week during the season and team coaches determine when training is held. Tuesday and Thursday nights are popular training nights teams are also training on Wednesday and Friday night. Contact the relevant junior coach for your age grade's schedule to confirm precise training details.
TRAINING & PLAYING EQUIPMENT
Once registered, players receive:
Match jersey - returned to the Club at the end of the season
Match socks - can be purchased from the Club to keep - $10
Match shorts - can be purchased from the Club to keep - $20
Any other protective clothing they choose to wear (e.g. head gear)