Terms and Conditions
Games will be played, administered and governed by Touch Football – Laws of the Game. Team managers, players, spectators, referees and officials need to read and be familiar with these laws.
1.2 Information Services
Fixtures, scores, ladders and all important information is regularly updated on the Premier Touch website.
1.3 Refunds and Credits
If a team withdraws prior to the commencement of a competition, a full refund will be made. If a team withdraws after the commencement of a competition but before round 4 is played, it will be entitled to a refund less the deposit.
Withdrawals after round 4 up to and including round 8 in a competition may attract a credit at the discretion of the competition manager. This credit can be deducted from the next season’s fees only. No refunds are available after round 4.
Refunds and credits will not be considered due to wet weather
Withdrawals after round 8 will not be considered for a credit.
It is recommended that each team has a qualified referee. Premier Touch, through QSM referees, hosts monthly referee courses.
1.5 Wet weather
Wet weather information is made available on the Premier Touch website and Facebook page, or alternatively the wet weather line :
1902 240 507
If games are cancelled due to rain games can be re-scheduled for a Thursday night. Teams will be given 2 weeks’ notice where possible.
1.6 Season Structure
The structure for the season is 11 rounds of fixtures (including 3 rounds of grading), 2 rounds of finals.
All discounts are waivered on fees unpaid after round 4. A late fee of $70 will apply after round 5.
1.8 Sports Benefit Fund & Insurance
Each team is to enter the required details of all its players and provide a signature on the team registration sheet before playing in the competition. The SBF will cover 80% of non-Medicare claimable items to the maximum of $2000 incurred within twelve months of injury, less a $50 excess and must not be subject to any Medicare rebate. The SBF does not cover any loss of income or sick leave as a result of the injury.
In the event of injury, players must obtain an incident report from the venue organiser.
Team Managers, players, referees and officials should read the SBF and insurance policy explanation on the Website.
1.9 Team Manager’ s Responsibilities
The Team Manager is responsible for: checking and receiving notices, checking wet weather notices an hour before the game, ensuring fees are paid by the due date, entering required details and signing the team insurance sheet and game registration card.
2.0 Competition Eligibility
Teams and individuals will not be eligible to compete unless their nominations have been approved by the Competition Manager, team insurance sheet is completed and deposits, fees have been paid by due dates. For full eligibility requirements click the competition regulations tab
2.1 Team Member and Game Registration Card
Each player is required to register for each game in which that player wishes to participate by signing the game registration card next to their own name prior to the commencement of the second half of the game.
Shoes with screw-in studs or cleats are not to be worn by any player. Light leather or synthetic shoes with soft-moulded soles are permitted, provided individual studs are no longer than 13mm in length; the measurement being taken from the sole of the boot. Hard-moulded football/rugby boots are not permitted due to their potential to cause serious injury and the field damage they produce.
2.3 Jewellery & Fingernails
All players must remove all jewellery including elastic wrist bands prior to the game. Jewellery that cannot be removed must be taped. Fingernails must be kept short or must be taped.
Each team must be able to supply a Touch ball for each game. Touch balls may be purchased from the administration office.