Team and individual Regos are now open

Team and individual Regos are now open

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Team and individual Registrations are open for our Summer 2022-23 touch football competition, located in Melbourne’s heart: Princes Park.

Like last year we will have our usual social mixed on Wednesdays, as well as social mixed, social women’s and men’s on Thursdays.

Our start dates are the 02nd of November for our Wednesday competition and the 09th of November for Thursdays. Full information on the season is available here:

https://princesparktouch.com/about/

To enter a team or join as an individual follow these instructions:

Individuals

If you are an individual or small group without a team, wishing to be placed into team please use our Individual Players form and follow the instructions.Every year we place large numbers and there is no cost for placement.

New Teams

To enter a new team (i.e. a team that has not played with us before). Please ensure you have familiarised yourself with this seasons competition. Then download and complete the following Team Registration Form and email it to: info@princesparktouch.com.

If you have not collected all your players details do not worry (we will send you a link where you can add additional names later), just ensure the following are details are recorded:

  • Team name
  • Captains or primary contacts details (phone number and email)
  • Approximate standard of team, note your actual grade will be determined over the grading round(s)

Once we have received your form we will hold a place for you in the competition.

Existing teams

Please send us an email and we will reactivate your team for the upcoming season.

Or for any other enquiries please contact Pete on:

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SWITCH Spring 2022

SWITCH Spring 2022

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Please keep Thursday evenings free (6:30 start), sign up (if you have not signed up to previous modules) and most importantly spread the word.

All women no matter what their level of play are welcome to attend our women’s program (SWITCH).

Our next program is tentatively scheduled for Thursdays nights, starting in early October at our Summer grounds in Princes Park:

  • PPT Switch Spring 2022 week 1 – 13th of October, 6:20 for 6:30 P.M.
  • PPT Switch Spring 2022 week 2 – 20th of October, 6:20 for 6:30 P.M.
  • PPT Switch Spring 2022 week 3 – 27th of October, 6:20 for 6:30 P.M.

The program will be followed by our Summer 2022 women’s competition, which will run in November and December and our Summer mixed seasons which will run from early November to February (with break over Christmas).

What is SWITCH?

Twice a year Princes Park Touch in partnership with VicHealth run a FREE learn to play touch and fitness programs to Strengthen Women in Touch Football (SWITCH).

These programs run for 3-5 weeks and are targeted at females who are new or intermediate players.

The program teaches basic fitness, ball skills and an introduction to game play with the emphasis on having fun in what we believe is the best game. We supply everything, all you need to bring is yourself and your playing gear.

The program will be predominately run by experienced female players who can also share their experiences. For those without a team the program also incorporates the options of being placed into a mixed or women’s team in our social competitions which start at the conclusion of the program.

Note if you’ve registered before there is no need to sign up again. You are already part of SWITCH.

or if you have any questions contact:

PPT Spring preseason program

PPT Spring preseason program

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In an effort to build the social touch community in the inner north of Melbourne, we are again running the PPT Spring pre season program.

In October and November we will be providing team coaching for existing teams and training and refereed scratch matches for unaligned players looking to start playing touch or those just keen to upgrade their skills or get back into it.

The preseason nights will incorporate an interview, coaching and playing components and will be used to assess unaligned players and place them into teams to play in the PPT Summer competition. We have now locked in the following dates:

Our next pre season night is:

  • Wednesday the 26th of October at 6:20 for 6:30pm
  • Thursday the 03rd of November at 6:20PM for 6:30pm

Where

  • The venue is Princes Park, Carlton. We shall be near field 1 on this map. And I´ll have flags up so will be easy to find.

Format

Our pre season nights incorporate:

  1. A short chat with one of our committee to determine individual player experience and what sort of touch you wish to play.
  2. A short training session, with groups broken up by ability.
  3. A refereed scratch match to gauge ability and provide a fun run around
  4. An optional drink with our committee either next to the fields or at our Summer sponsor, the Great Northern Hotel.

These nights are primarily for individual players. Existing teams or players wishing to attend and are welcome but are requested to let us know.

To receive updates on our pre season program and player placement please please fill out the:

Juniors at PPT

Juniors at PPT

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In October and November Princes Park Touch will run a6 week mixed junior touch program for boys and girls in years 6-9. The program will run for 6 weeks and will progress in terms of competition.

I will be presented by experienced coaches/referees with a backround in education and junior coaching.

The location of the program will be Princes Park, Parkville and it will run from 4:30PM to 6PM on Wednesday afternoons and start on the 026th of October of March.

Teams photos Winter 2022

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This season we took a team photo of every team. Some are better than others but it was great to capture them all formally.