FAQ

If you require any further information or simply want to know more about our divisions or club please contact us on:

0420 904 494 or simply email [email protected]

Unfortunately at this current time we do not have a Women’s competition, but encourage any women that are interested to come down to the club and have a run. Women are allowed to play in the league with the men we then just have a mixed team which all teams welcome.

We Play a round in between seasons we call it our FA cup round this consist of the teams playing each other in a round robin competition were you would play 35 Division 1 V 35 Division 3.

This adds a bit of fun to the competition as you are playing teams that you would not normally play.

Unfortunately in this competition we are unable to allow new players to the club, “Book” players or guest players to join in on this competition.

First team link:

https://reg.sportingpulse.com/regoform.cgi?formID=58598

Second Team:

https://reg.sportingpulse.com/regoform.cgi?formID=58649

All age groups are based on that the player has to be the required age in that competition year.

Exception is made if you are a Goal Keeper

The object of Gold Coast Over 35 Soccer Association Inc is primarily to provide a social organisation in which players compete on a purely social basis with the criteria to be over the age of 35 years. We emphasise that our main aim is to foster participation and enjoyment of the game and with this in mind we have formed six divisions. We have 3 age groups with 35 Division 1 & 2 playing on a Monday night, 35 Division 3 & 4 playing on a Wednesday night, Tuesday’s our over 55’s play and a Thursday we have 45 Divison 1 & 2 playing. We play all the year around with the preseason starting in the beginning of January, We run 3 seasons a year which all consist of 10 weeks with a weeks grace where the teams involved in the club already play a FA cup, unfortunately we do not allow new player to play in this competition. With our first season  commencing in February we play up until April, we then go into our second season commencing Mid April and continues through to mid July and finally our 3rd season commences start of August. Players are able to take time off through out the season and do not have to commit to all 3 seasons. We play on a Monday night, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. All games have certain kick off times with the first game kicking off at 6:30pm 2nd game to kick off at 7:35pm and finally the last game kicks off at 8:40pm.

Yes, you can this is called Dual signing though when you decide to do this you have to choose your first team which means that if for some reason your teams plays at the same time or are playing each other you HAVE to play for your first team. We try and avoid this by having a rule that you cannot sign for a dual team in the same Division as your first team, although there are some exceptions.

The Fee for a Casual player is $15.00 per game. If you are signing as a casual player i.e you are unable to make all the games for your team in the season due to work commitments etc you still have to pay $10.00 club membership and sign a waiver.

 

You can signup as a member on any playing night. We have a yearly membership and a playing fee for each competition. All persons who are players in a Gold Coast Over 35 Soccer team with the exception of guest players must be members of the Gold Coast Over 35 Soccer Association Inc. All players participating in the Gold Coast Over 35 Soccer Association Inc. are required to sign an acknowledgement that they are individually and personally responsible for his/her provision of personal accident insurance to relieve the club of any responsibility whatsoever should the player become injured, unable to work or incapacitated while participating in activities organised by the Gold Coast Over 35’s Soccer Club Inc. Players will have to prove their age with a photo identification. We have a NO PAY NO PAY policy.

 

No, all players participating in the Gold Coast Over 35 Soccer Association Inc. are required to sign an acknowledgement that they are individually and personally responsible for his provision of personal accident insurance to relieve the club of any responsibility whatsoever should the player become injured, unable to work or incapacitated while participating in activities organised by the Gold Coast Over 35’s Soccer Club Inc.

Yes, you can play in both competitions as long as you are 35 in the year of playing, this option can change at anytime if it prevents other players from getting into a team.

225 Musgrave Ave, Southport QLD

Keith Hunt Park, Musgrave Avenue Labrador

Most rules are covered in our Competition Rules and available here. Hope this information helps, if you have any further enquiries please feel free to Contact us on 0420 904 494 or email us at [email protected]

Our annual membership for 2016 is $10 and playing fees are $90.00 per competition. We have 3 main competitions per year and the fees are based on the referee costs, electricity for the lights, rates and public liability.

We emphasise that our main aim is to foster participation and enjoyment of the game and with this in mind we have formed more divisions. Our lower division is mainly for social players who like to enjoy the game for the game’s sake. The division above the lower is more for the advanced players and the top division is for the more competitive players. We have Four over 35 Divisions, Two over 45 divisions and One Divison for our over 55’s. Each age group and Divisions have different levels of competition with the Divison 1 & 2 a little more fast paced and competitive and the lower Divisions here for a little bit of fun and the social side with the joy of getting out onto the field weather it be winning or loosing.To be able to guide you in the right direction of what you are looking for we have to firstly  get an understanding of level you like to play source a team that is looking for new players and then we are able to contact each team leader for the division that we think may suit you. Alternatively you can signup as a Guest Player or as a No Team Player and go on “the book” and try your luck at getting a game, you never know this could lead into you getting signed into that team.

First game starts at 6:30pm the second at 7:35 pm and last game at 8:40pm

Teams who have not had eleven (11) players signed up can request for an “Assist Player”. An Assist Player is a person from another team who is available to assist the team every week. The registrar or committee determines whether a player can be an Assist Player. The player has to be a reliable person who is be able to play 2 games per week. The player will only assist the team till the team has eleven (11) players registered. The last player signed up as Assist Player will drop off first. A team using “Assist Players” can still use “Guest” and “Spare Book Players”. An “Assist Player” does not have to pay any extra fees.

Our Teams Play on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Nights above consist off:

Monday: 35 Divisions 1 &2

Tuesday’s: 55’s & either FA cup or other social games such as Country V Country i.e South American V England

Wednesday: 35 Division 3 & 4

Thursday: 45 Division 1 & 2

Each night consists of 6 games 3 played on each pitch.

A No Team Player is a player without a team and can play from the “Book”. Only once a week a No Team Player can be taken first off the “Book” in the current week. The second time in the same week the player will be in the “Spare Player’s Book” as any other team member. A New player takes preference over a no-team player in the “Book”.

A Guest Player can be a non member of our association or a non-financial member who has not signed up as a player in the last year.Guest player can only play twice (2) for the same team. The playing fees must be paid the third time the person plays.

Teams don’t train but if you feel you need more than one game per week to improve your skill or get more fitness you can become a Book Player or a Dual Signed Player.

Games are played 30 minutes each way with 5 min half time.