Belnorth Newsletter: U5-U9 Teams, Team Vacancies, Club Shop, Kanga Cup, Coaching Course, Coerver Holiday Camps

U5-U9 Team Announcements

U5-U9 registrations are now closed with registrars busy collating players into teams.

U6-U9 Girls and U8-U9 Open teams have been announced, so if you haven’t heard or received an email, check your SPAM and if there is still no sign of an email, contact Kat via

U5-U7 Open teams are still in the process of being finalised by Ron, with the 15th of April pencilled in as the finalisation date.

Team Vacancies

With teams taking shape after the registration period. We are now looking for players to fill gaps or create extra teams. If you are keen to play, haven’t registered yet and are in the below age groups, contact us:

Club Shop Open 13th April 9 am to 11:30 am

The Belnorth Club Shop will be open on Saturday 13th April 9 am to 11:30 am at Kaleen Playing Fields.

Can’t make this time, we will be announcing other opportunities in the lead up to the season.

Please note that the Club Shop doesn’t stock boots, but we do have a boot bin available for members to check out. We also have a limited stock of shin pads/guards. For these items, consider purchasing via Rebel, Athletes Foot and other sporting/retail stores or online.

Kanga Cup Early Bird Registrations are Open

The Kanga Cup is the largest International Youth Football Tournament south of the equator, held right here in Canberra from July 7th to the 12th! It is for U9 to U18 players and teams from all over the world.

Belnorth Football Club has a long association with the Kanga Cup, being the only club to have entered teams into the competition at every edition, along with being one of, if not the most successful. We’d encourage teams to be a part of that proud tradition.

Early Bird registrations close tomorrow 12th of April ($50 discount) and all registrations close 13th of May.

If you need help with registering or recruiting more players to form a team, please contact

To support Belnorth teams to enter the Kanga CupBelnorth offers a 25% rebate of the entry fee. Once entered, teams can apply via the form available here.

Kanga Cup

Coaching Course EOI

Interested in upping yours skills as a U10-U18 or seniors coach? Then the Foundation of Football coaching course is for you.

Capital Football are asking for Expressions of Interest in the course. Take the first step to improve your coaching here.

Course EOI

Coerver School Holiday Camps

Coerver® Coaching Holiday Camps offer a fun filled soccer experience for boys and girls aged 3 – 16+ years.

Northside: 15/4/2024 to 18/4/2024

Southside: 15/4/2024 to 18/4/2024

Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm each day

Location: University of Canberra (Northside) & Trinity Christian School (Southside)

For more information, or to register, visit:

School Sports ACT Football Trials

Interested in Schools Sports ACT Football Trials? More information is available here.

Child Supervision

Adults must be alert to and aware of risks and hazards and the potential for accidents and injury throughout training and competition.

Ensure that there is always appropriate supervision where the change room/toilet facility is accessible by adults or in ‘public’ change rooms/toilets.

See something, say something.

Do you still have a jersey from last year?

If so, please email to organise a time to hand it in.

Buy/Swap/Sell Facebook Group

On the back of the successful boot bin, we have set up a Facebook Group to let Belnorth members, current, past and future, have access to pre-loved Belnorth gear, such as shorts, socks and other merchandise, along with boots.

Jump on Facebook and join the group ready for the 2024 season.

Buy/Swap/Sell FB Group

Key Preseason Dates

  • Senior Leagues start: 6/4/2024
  • U5-U9 Orientation Day: 27/4/2024
  • U5-U18 Seasons start: 4/5/2024

The full 2024 calendar can be found here.

Current Belnorth FC Vacancies

The below vital roles are currently vacant.

  • Small Side Games Registrar (volunteer/committee): Manages the registration and running of the U10 and U11 age groups along with general committee member duties (e.g. meetings, decisions)
  • Operations Manager (volunteer): organisation of equipment (distribution, auditing and ordering). Trophy Liaison (coordination role with registrars). Presentation day organisation (coordination role with committee). Event Organisation (coordination role)
  • Vice President (volunteer/committee): Responsible for assisting the President.
  • Technical Director (paid): responsible for developing, implementing and nurturing player and coach development through sound program design and development for Belnorth. In assuming a technical leadership role, the TD provides mentorship to coaches and players in all programs and fosters good sportsmanship in a safe and fun environment. Further details here.
  • Club Changers (volunteer): Assist with implementing Club Changer modules.
  • General Helpers (Volunteers).
  • Coaches & Managers (Volunteers).

Every volunteer, whether a coach, manager, CVO, referee or committee member, helps the club tick.

If you want to help, please email

“Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they’re worthless, but because they’re priceless.” – Sherry Anderson


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Check out our Sponsors Page for more details.

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