Belnorth Newsletter: Coerver, U6 Open Draw Changes, Dribl Team Sheets, Photos, Domino’s POTM Vouchers, Jewellery, Coaching Courses

Coerver Sessions 21/6/2024: U6/U7 Girls & U9 Open

Coerver Coaching ACT will deliver skills sessions throughout the 2024 season to support coaches and players from U5 to U9 teams. As part of this program Belnorth coaches are encouraged to be actively involved, as Coerver Coaching ACT will also use these sessions to support your coaching development.

The sessions will assist players in becoming more confident and creative by teaching the following topics:

  • Ball Mastery
  • Running with the Ball
  • First Touch
  • Receiving & Passing
  • 1v1 Game Moves
  • Finishing (Scoring Goals)

This Friday’s sessions (21/6/2024) are:

  • U6/U7 Girls: 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm on field 3
  • U9 Open: 6:15 pm to 6:45 pm on field 3

U6 Open Draw updated

The U6 Open draw has been changed from week 113rd of August onwards to address duplicate fixtures over four rounds. 

Thank you to Elzet for bringing it to our attention.

The updated draw can be found here.

Dribl Team Sheet Completion

Starting with this weekendCapital Football are going to enforce fines for incomplete electronic team sheets for U10 to U18 and senior teams. With 54 Belnorth FC teams, playing each week, it could be become pretty expensive very quickly!

Team coaches and managers, for every game, will need to:

  • Prepare and submit team player selection at least 30 minutes prior to the match starting. This means available, playing and starting. It is advised to set up the team sheet during the week in preparation for game day where you can make any required changes. Instructions are hereSenior (adult) teams who fail to submit will be deemed to have forfeited the match!
  • Confirm with opposing team each others team list.
  • Add CVO details via officials sections, add button moved to top right hand corner.
  • Submit scores.

If you need assistance with Match Teams Sheets, please reach out to

Why do team sheets matter? To determine finals eligibility, grading in future seasons, and for disciplinary matters.

Also of note, there are fines for forfeiting matches. If your team is at risk of forfeiting, email in the week leading up to the game as there are options like borrowing players or postponing matches.

Team Photos 26/6 & 27/6 @ Eastlake Gungahlin

Junior Team Photos this season will be conducted at Eastlake Gungahlin by Michael Thompson Photography (MTP), over two weeknights, Wednesday the 26th of June and Thursday the 27th of June.

Eastlake Gungahlin is a good place to tuck into a meal before or after the photo sessions. For those coming on Wednesdays it’s Pizza NightThursdays are Steak Night along with 2 for 1 Cakes and there is a Meat Raffle!

You can book a table at Eastlake Gungahlin via phone 6147 5511.

Where: Eastlake Gungahlin51 Hinder St, Gungahlin ACT 2912

When: Wednesday the 26th of June and Thursday the 27th of June (specific team days/times here)

Parking: Underground parking is off Efkarpidis Street or there is more parking over the road.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please bring your cleaned boots and put them on just prior to the photoDon’t come into the club wearing your boots. This often brings unwanted grass into the club and is not appreciated.

Function Attendee Information:

  • All attendees must present to reception on arrival.
  • Eastlake Members can present/show their members card to Reception, and head into the function space.
  • Non-Member attendees (18years or older) must present their Photo ID to Reception and be signed into the venue, before heading into the function space.
  • When signed into the venue as an attendee of a function only, please be aware you are excluded from using any of the venue’s gambling facilities (poker machines, KENO & TAB). Function guests are welcome to purchase food and drink from the Bistro and Main Bar.
  • The Eastlake Group does not allow any external food or beverage in any of its venues.

Arrive early to allow the sign in process.

Team session times can be found here.

Second Batch of U5-U11 Domino’s POTM Vouchers

For teams yet to pick up the second batch of U5-U11 Domino’s player of the match vouchers they will be available for team coaches, managers or their assistants to collect this coming Saturday game day at the Central Hub, Kaleen.

reminder that there is only one voucher per player for the season and are to be distributed ONE PER GAME as a player of the match award. They are NOT to be given out all at once.

Domino’s has generously made these vouchers available, but it may stop if teams turn up looking to use all the vouchers at once.

Lastly, the use of vouchers are only redeemable for online orders and for pick up from the below participating Domino’s stores*. The vouchers cannot be scanned in-store or used for a delivery order.

  • Belconnen (Cohen Street)
  • Kippax
  • Dickson
  • Queanbeyan
  • Googong

*Domino’s Bruce is not a participating store.

Volunteering In Sport Survey

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) are seeking all kinds of volunteers to get involved with testing an idea around a ‘volunteer passport’. It will take place online with you for around 1 hour.

What do we mean by volunteering? To some people it might be called helping out, lending a hand, duty, being hospitable or charitable. Volunteering is defined as ‘time willingly given for the common good and without financial gain.’

Why Participate? This is a chance to influence how volunteering is facilitated nationwide, ensuring that the system works better for everyone involved.

The ASC would love to hear from you by completing this online form

Wearing of Jewellery During Games

Parents and players should be aware that there are safety concerns when wearing jewellery during football games and there is a National Policy on the wearing of jewellery.

Any player not complying with the Policy should not be allowed to play.

Of particular note is the below.

  • Bracelets: Only medical alert bracelets may be worn provided they are taped securely to the wrist. The medical information must not be covered by tape.
  • Earrings: No earrings are acceptable. The practice of taping earrings is not acceptable.
  • Necklaces: All necklaces must be removed. Medical alert necklaces may be worn provided they are taped securely to the chest. The medical information must not be covered by tape.
  • Watches: Players (but not match officials) must remove all watches.

The full policy is available here.

Goalkeeper Coaching Course

Capital Football are holding a Foundation of Goalkeeping coaching course at the end of July/early August over two Friday evenings.

Aimed at volunteer parents and coaches working with novice players or players aged up to approximately twelve (12) years old.

This course is a prerequisite for the Goalkeeping B Diploma.

Dates: Friday 26th July & Friday 2nd August 6 pm to 10 pm

Location: Hawker Football Centre, Walhallow St, Hawker ACT

Cost: $100

You can register here.

Do you know your Playing Rules?

From under 6 to over 55, playing rules and formats differ.

Check out the link below for more information about the different age groups.

What about U5s? U5 have no formal playing format or rules, but the U6 and U7 standards are a good guide with slightly smaller fields and shorter game times.

Foundation of Football Coaching Course

Interested in upping yours skills as a U10-U18 or seniors coach? Then the Foundation of Football Course (FOFC) is for you!

The next FOFC is at the end of July with details below.

Dates: Friday 26th July & Friday 2nd August 6 pm to 10 pm

Location: Hawker Football Centre, Walhallow St, Hawker ACT

Cost: $100

The course is aimed at volunteer parents and coaches working with advanced beginner to competent level players or players aged up to approximately fifteen (15) years old.

It involves practical sessions covering the basics of techniques as well as learning about basic playing principles of the game. The course is mostly practical and not graded.

You can register here.

Season Dates

  • 26/6 to 27/6: Junior Team Photos (Eastlake Gungahlin)
  • 6/7: No U5-U15 games
  • 7/7 to 12/7: Kanga Cup
  • 13/7 to 14/7: No Junior or Senior Games
  • 17/8 to 18/8: Seniors Last round
  • 31/8: U16-U18 Last round
  • 24/8 to 1/9: Seniors Championship series
  • 7/9: U5-U15 last round
  • 7/9 to 15/9: U16-U18 Championship series
  • 7/9: Senior Presentation (Belconnen Labor Club)
  • 14/9: U12-U18 Presentation (Belconnen Labor Club)
  • 22/9: U5-U11 Presentation (UC Kaleen High School)
  • 17/9 to 30/9 ACT Sportsgrounds Shutdown

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/committee): 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

“A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle.” – Proverb


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