Reminder about our Hot Weather Policy

Sunday’s temperature is predicted to be 34° Celsius so temperatures on the courts could get higher especially at Lyneham. Please make sure you are well hydrated before your game and here is our hot weather policy which will be activated:
Phase 1 – 31° Celsius in Stadium
  • All teams advised to increase fluid intake before and during the game.
  • Game reduced to 18-minute halves.
  • Two-minute drink break at 9-minute mark.
Phase 2 – 31-35° Celsius in Stadium
  • Game reduced to 15-minute halves.
  • Two-minute drink break at 7-minute mark.
  • Five-minute half time break
Phase 3 – Over 35° Celsius in Stadium
  • Teams given option to cancel or defer game.
  • If one team wants to cancel/reschedule, the game will be called off.
  • Cancelled games given as 3-3 draw.
  • Rescheduled games will be played within 3 competition rounds if possible.

Kids call timeout on poor sideline behaviour

Parents all want their children to shine on the sports field. Yet there’s nothing that will dull a child’s sparkle more than having parents and spectators pressure them from the sidelines. It can be an easy trap to fall into as an adult. We go to adult sports events where the noise of the crowd masks all but the voices of those nearest us. We comment out loud at players’ performances, roar at mistakes, and vocally urge our favourites to do better and go harder. We call it atmosphere.

But at a child’s sports event, we are likely to be one of only a few dozen spectators. When we scream instructions or yell in disgust, our child and other children on the field can hear every comment, and they know where it comes from. What they hear can have a marked impact on them for the rest of their sporting lives. Some may rise above it. Many can’t.

Children’s comments about sideline abuse range from: “it makes me feel like I’m useless and can’t do anything”, to “sometimes it makes me sad, but sometimes it makes me feel angry at the same time”. One child pleads: “Would you please stop yelling at me on the court because it’s making me feel like I can’t do it anymore”.

The message being sent is clear: let kids have fun and do what they love. On the futsal court, let kids be kids.

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Futsal is on again this weekend

Just a reminder that North Canberra Futsal games are back on again this weekend. Please check your draws as there have been some changes in some competitions. We are heading into Round 6 and will have two more rounds before the season breaks for the summer school holidays. The last round of games before the break will be on Friday December […]

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Reminder, No Games This Weekend

Due to some of the NCF venues being used for the annual Good Neighbour Volleyball Tournament there will be no games this Friday or Sunday. We hope everyone enjoys their weekend off. Please click here for Important Season Dates.

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Futsal Season 2018/19 Starts This Weekend

Don’t forget to check your game times on SportsTG There have been some changes to game times in the last few days so please check your games now on SportsTG . Any late changes will be posted on our Facebook page throughout the season so please like our page so you get our notifications. Player Registrations are still […]

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Season 2018/19 Fixtures are Online Now

2018/19 Fixtures Online Now Fixtures for this season are online now at SportsTG SportsTG. Futsal Coaching Course Don’t Forget, this Sunday is the NCF Futsal Coaching Course Want to know more about coaching futsal? Want training drills to improve your players skills? COERVER Coaching is running a three-hour coaching course for all NCF Coaches. It’s on […]

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Player registrations are open

Player registrations are now open at My Football Club My Football Club. Please ensure you are registered and paid before the season begins on October 19-21.

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North Canberra Futsal Needs Venue Managers

We are looking for venue managers to run NCF venues for junior futsal competitions. The competitions are on Friday nights at Lyneham Netball Centre and Sundays at Lyneham Netball Centre, Daramalan College, Radford College & Gold Creek School Hours are variable, Friday nights, 4.30-9.30pm and Sundays there are several shifts between 8am and 8pm at […]

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COERVER Coaching

North Canberra Futsal has teamed up again with COERVER Coaching to run a Futsal First Skills program over the coming season. The program is designed for first time futsal players aged 3-7 and will be held at Gold Creek School Gym on Sundays from 9.30-10.30am. For more information and to register check here.

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Welcome to North Canberra Futsal Season 2018/19

Team nominations are now open and will close on Friday September 7 or before if competitions fill quickly. Registration information including proposed game times and venues can be found here. There have been some changes to game times and venues for some competitions so please check carefully before nominating a team. A number of girls […]

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