Junior touch footy back in Gloucester

The Gloucester junior touch football season will kick off on Thursday, October 17 with a come and try registration afternoon.

This will allow the Gloucester Junior Touch Football Association to determine if there will be enough players to form teams for a competitive season.

The season will run in the school term four for eight weeks until December 5 before the Christmas holiday break.

It will resume next year on February 6 and run for nine weeks until April 2.

Sessions will begin at 4.15pm for skills training and a warm up before kindergarten to year five students take the field from 4.30pm. Year six and high school students will follow from 5pm.

Online registration and payment can be made via the link 'Register Now'.

The season fee is $50 per player, ages five to 17 years.

The association's application for accepting the Active Kids voucher is still being processed.

If a player has a voucher, they are encouraged to wait to register until the approval has been activated.

This will be the third season of junior touch football in Gloucester.

Touch football creates a social environment, encouraging players that are different ages, ability and gender to play a game together so come and join in the fun.

Meanwhile, the association recently announced the committee for 2019-20. The committee is Jodie Whitby (president), Rodney Summerville (vice president), Kristy Grady Allardice (secretary), Leanne Anderson (treasurer), Amy Schafer (publicity officer) and Phil Moore (referee coordinator).