Raiders Gridiron Academy (8-16yrs)

2019 REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

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Participating in football is great for kids both physically and psychologically. Football can increase physical coordination, fitness, and self-esteem. In addition, it will teach important lessons about teamwork and self-discipline.

The Raiders Gridiron Academy is a 5 on 5 youth tackle gridiron competition for boys and girls aged 8-14 years of age. 16 and under will play 7 on 7 tackle football.  (Age groups available are:  12 and under, 14 & under and 16 & under)

TRAINING – TUESDAY EVENINGS

MATCHES – FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS at David Phillips Sports Fields – Daceyville

Friday Night Competition is run on the synthetic field.  The tournament, including Championship Games, will run from October until December.

Match times will be as follows:

Match times will be as follows:

🏈 U12 (turning 9 or 12 in 2019) – 6pm for warmups with kick off at 6.30pm
🏈 U14 (turning 13 or 14 in 2019) – 6pm for warmups with kick off at 6.30pm
🏈 U16 (turning 15 or 16 in 2019) – 7pm for warmups with kick off at 7.30pm

2019 REGISTRATION FEES

ALL NEW REGISTRATIONS: $460.00 per player which includes:

  • 14 week Tuesday training (August – December 2019) – no training during school holidays
  • Friday Night Trial Game 1 – date is TBA
  • Friday Night Trial Game 2 – date is TBA
  • Friday Night Trial Game 3 – date is TBA
  • Players Reversible Jersey
  • Players Football Pants including integrated pads
  • Players Socks
  • Administration and Coaching Fees
  • Gridiron NSW Yearly Insurance
  • Please note: Helmet and Shoulder Pads will incur an additional costs. 

2018 RENEWALS –  $350.00 per player which includes:

  • 14 week Tuesday training (21st August – 4th December 2018) – no training during school holidays
  • Friday Night Trial Game 1 – 21st September 2018
  • Friday Night Trial Game 2 – 28th September 2018
  • Friday Night Trial Game 3 – 19th October 2018
  • Friday night competition commences 26th October – 7th December 2018 (6 rounds + championship)
  • Administration and Coaching Fees
  • Gridiron NSW Yearly Insurance

If you need to purchase a new jersey or pants this will be at an additional cost.

OTHER INFORMATION

EQUIPMENT FITTINGS: The equipment you wear while participating in sports is key to preventing injuries.   Information on equipment fitting dates will be provided closer to the day. Please check back regularly for updated information.

SAFETY – The safety of the players in our program is the highest priority.  Correct tackling is taught from the beginning to ensure that all players are taught in a manner so that injury is prevented.  Head Coach, Paul Manera is a Heads Up Football® Master Trainer and follows their philosophy.  Heads Up Football® is a comprehensive program developed by USA Football and is supported by the NFL to advance player safety in the game of football. See more at: http://usafootball.com/headsup

PARTICIPATION IN SPORT – Participating in sports is great for children, both physically and psychologically. Sports can increase physical coordination, fitness, and self-esteem. In addition, sports can teach important lessons about teamwork and self-discipline.

ACTIVE KIDS PROGRAMThe Active kids program is an initiative by the NSW Government to help kids get active in any sport, fitness or active recreation activities. The program started from January 2018 and allows any school age child to be eligible for $100 refund on season fees. For more information, go to this page: http://www.raidersgridiron.com/juniors/active-kids-program/

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT – Coach Manera on 0406 538 634 or send an email here

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Note regarding Active Kids Voucher – We are accepting these however due to restraints on the website we will require full payment for registration fees then we will issue a separate refund for the $100 rebate to you. Thank you for your understanding.