Welcome to Fairfield Tag League Junior's

Spring 2022 Junior Competition Summary

Last Updated Tuesday 4th October, 2022.

The Spring 2022 Junior Season will commence on Wednesday 5th October 2022.

  • All games will be played at Endeavour Sports Reserve, Fairfield West. Click on the "Where do we play?" tab to the left for more details.

  • All games will be played on Wednesday evenings from 5.45pm with the last games concluding by 8pm.
  • Team, Individual and Group (not enough for a team) registrations will be accepted, with Groups and Individuals aggregated to form teams.

  • For the Spring 2022 Season we are only offering a Mixed Teen Tag Competition, which is for young people aged 13-16 years.

  • The season will run for 10 Rounds, 9 Rounds played in a Round Robin followed by one Round of Finals, being a Semi Final and Final for the top 4 teams in each division.

  • It is the policy of the Tag League Association that ALL rounds of the competition will be played, with provision made for season extension to allow for wet weather interruptions.

  • Individual Trophies will be awarded for the Winners, Medallions for Runners up in each division on Finals Day at a free catered function.

  • Click on the "Competition Entry" tab to the left for registration details.

Spring 2022 Fairfield Tag League Junior Competition Calendar

 Day of Week & Venue
Wednesday - Endeavour Sports Reserve, Fairfield West
Divisions Available
Mixed Teen Tag
 Registrations  Online Registrations Only
 Round 1  Wednesday 12th October 2022
 Round 2  Wednesday 19th October 2022
 Round 3  Wednesday 26th October 2022
 Round 4  Wednesday 2nd November 2022
 Round 5  Wednesday 9th November 2022
 Round 6  Wednesday 16th November 2022
 Round 7  Wednesday 23rd November 2022
 Round 8  Wednesday 30th November 2022
 Round 9  Wednesday 7th December 2022
 Finals  Wednesday 14th December 2022
 Wet Weather Contingency 1  Wednesday 21st December 2022

For those unfamiliar with Junior Tag League, here's the key points to understand;

Kicking in general play permitted in Teen Tag. 

  • Persons aged 16 years or under are eligible to play, with 17 years and above considered seniors.

  • 8 players on the field per team (minimum of 5 to start a game).

  • Unlimited interchanges.

  • Kick-off to be unassisted (holding the ball is not permitted).

  • Only players are permitted to be on the field during the game.

  • Marker is not allowed in Junior U/9 competitions.

  • Dummy half cannot score in Junior U/9 and Junior Plus U/12.

  • Dummy half cannot be tagged in possession in Junior U/9 and Junior Plus U/12 (changeover will result).

  • Defensive line cannot move until first receiver or dummy half touches the ball in Junior U/9 and Junior Plus U/12 (penalty will result).

  • Kicking in general play is not allowed in Junior U/9 and Junior Plus U/12 (change over will result).

  • Kicking in general play is allowed in Teen Tag.

  • Teen Tag plays by Seniors Rules.

  • Contact is not permitted in defence or attacking play in any age group.

  • In the under 9's, depending on the experience level, the session will start with some drills before a game is played.

  • There is no separate training, kids just show up and play each week.

  • The referee will guide teams in their first few games and will tighten up on rulings as they get more experienced.

  • Players must wear Tag League shorts which are available to buy at $25.00. Some other Tag sports shorts are acceptable, please check with the supervisor if you already have an alternate brand of shorts.

  • Numbered shirts of the same colour are optional for teams, but recommended. These are also available for purchase.

  • Suitable foot ware must be worn. Boots are not required. It is not permitted to play in bare feet.

  • The competition is a real competition. Games get scored and points allocated, with a results table showing the team standings.

  • An adult competition supervisor attends all rounds to manage the competition. Competent referees are provided for each field.

  • Balls and Tags are provided for each field.

  • A child may also be requested to play in an alternate age division if this is deemed appropriate for their size.

  • Click Here for a full set of rules for Junior Tag League Competitions.