Belnorth Newsletter: Break for U5-U15 Teams, Kanga Cup Starts, Coerver Schedule Update, Sponsor Focus, Coaching Courses

Break for U5-U15 Teams

With the school holidays starting, there will be no games on the 6th and 13th of July for our U5 to U15 teams.

U16, U18 and Senior teams will play on the 6th July but not the 13th July.

All age groups will be playing on the 20th of July.

For all fixtures, check out the dedicated page here.

Kanga Cup Starts

The wait is nearly over, Kanga Cup begins with the Opening Ceremony on Sunday, 7th July at Stage 88, Commonwealth Park, Canberra. Further details are here.

We wish all twelve Belnorth FC teams listed below that are participating in the Kanga Cup a great tournament.

You can follow their match fixtures here.

  • U9 Open Shield: Frill-Neck Lizards (Pool A), Kangaroos (Pool B), Quokkas (Pool C), Belnorth Dragons (Pool D)
  • U10 Female Plate: Warriors
  • U10 Open Plate: Blue (Pool B)
  • U10 Open Shield: Raiders (Pool A), Lime Lemurs (Pool B)
  • U11 Female Plate: Dragons
  • U11 Open Plate: Blues (Pool B)
  • U11 Open Shield: Allstars (Pool A)
  • U12 Open Plate: Spartans (Pool A)

Coerver Schedule Update: U7-U9 Open and U8-U9 Girls

Due to the poor session attendance on Friday evenings, the remaining Coerver sessions will be conducted on Saturdays at Kaleen, after games. The sessions will be next to the Tennis Club, North of Field 1, as displayed on the map below.

The remaining schedule for after the school holidays is as follows.

Saturday 20th July

  • U7 Open: 9:40 am to 10:10 am
  • U8 Open: 10:30 am to 11 am
  • U9 Open: 11:30 am to 12 pm

Saturday 27th July

  • U8 Girls: 10:30 am to 11 am
  • U8 Open: 10:30 am to 11 am
  • U9 Girls: 11:30 am to 12 pm
  • U9 Open: 11:30 am to 12 pm

U5-U7 Sponsor Focus: Select Electrical

Select Electrical and Solar Solutions is a new jersey sponsor for 2024. Their logo will be found front and back on the Orange and Black jerseys worn by U5-U7 teams.

Thank you to Josh and the team for supporting grassroots football in 2024!

Select Electrical and Solar Solutions was founded in Canberra in 2017 with a vision of providing clean, safe and renewable energy to Australians.

They are not just electriciansthey are innovators who are always looking for fresh new ways to provide enduring benefits to our customers. Every homeowner or business has individual needs, and they pride themselves on delivering bespoke renewable solutions while maintaining compliance with Australian standards.

You can contact Select Electrical and Solar Solutions for a quote or a chat here:

U10 Sponsor Focus: Seminara & Co Properties

Another new sponsor for 2024Seminara & Co Properties. Their brand will be showcased on one of our U10 Open teams in 2024.

In the dynamic realm of real estate, S&CO Properties emerged in 2020 under the leadership of Lou Seminara, a seasoned investor disenchanted with the conventional franchise model dominating the industry. 

Driven by a steadfast commitment to elevate the standard of service, S&CO was conceived as a sanctuary for investors seeking a more personalised and results-driven approach.

Their clientele spans from first-time investors embarking on their journey to seasoned veterans managing extensive portfolios. Regardless of the scope or scale, each client receives unwavering attention and a tailored strategy crafted to maximise success.

Thank you to Lou and the Seminara & Co team for sponsoring grassroots football.

Senior Sponsor Focus: Get Built Wardrobes & Showers

This season Get Built Wardrobes & Showers will sponsor Belnorth’s Capital League Men Div 10 teamthe Bangers, in a KonQa jersey that rocks a retro collar.

Established in 2014Get Built Wardrobes and Showers is Canberra’s most trusted supplier and installer of shower screens, bathroom panels, wardrobe doors and internals, walk-in robes, linen cupboards, mirrors, and splashbacks for new and existing homes. Their dedicated, experienced, and friendly team of installers focuses on providing the utmost satisfaction for their customers.

Thank you to Dean and Get Built Wardrobes & Showers for supporting the Bangers!

Goalkeeper Coaching Course

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

It is aimed at volunteer parents and coaches who work 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.

Foundation of Football Coaching Course

Interested in improving your 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 the basic playing principles of the game. The course is mostly practical and not graded.

You can register here.

Season Dates

  • 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

“The nicest thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side.” — Margaret Carty


Want to sponsor Belnorth FC?

Check out our Sponsors Page for more details.

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