Welcome to Tatura Junior Footy! We are proudly a part of The Tatura Football Netball Club & invite you to register for one of our teams as well as get involved & help out as we build a successful club & a supportive community.

Below is all the information you will need & attached at the bottom of the page some FAQ’s to get you started! Please reach out to your coach, team manager or one of our coordinators if you need help.

Kind regards!
Michael Reid
Tatura Junior Football Coordinator On Behalf Of The Junior Football Committee


Auskick begins on Friday 19 Apr (5:30pm - 6:30pm) 2024 and runs until 21 Jun 2024 at Tatura Park. 
Click here to join the Tatura & Distrit Auskick Facebook group!
Click here to register for Auskick with Tatura for 2024! 

Jumper Presentation & Season Launch

Sat April 6th at the Ballantyne Centre. For all our players & families to attend.  This is our entire club season launch also known as “3616 Round” it is round 1 of the GVL. All locals will get free gate entry so invite everyone you know for a great community day. We invite you to hang around & meet at 2pm at the stairs to watch the seniors game & even make a full day of it & join us for ‘Cocktails At The Kennel” following the senior game.
12pm: U9/10/12 Jumper Presentation
1pm: U14 & U16 Jumper Presentation

Juniors At Thursday Night Dinner’s

You are invited & welcome to attend Thursday night dinners during the season from 6pm at the Ballantyne Centre. This is a great chance to catch up with others and stay connected to the latest around the club while having a meal.

On April 18th (TBC) and 2 other times over the season, we will invite everyone to join our Thursday night dinner from 6pm. We will feature our junior teams & updates on this night.

Social Functions

We invite you to attend our social events throughout the year. Some are family friendly & some are 18+ only (have a night out without the kids). These are typically on a Saturday night. More info will be released so keep in touch.



Coordinator: Michael Reid 0408 750 723

Auskick: Jake Chessels 0407 303 415

Under 9's: Hayden Key 0407 957 048

Under 10's:
Robbie Montgomery 0400 991 469
Linc Wellington 0437 946 279

Under 12's:
Bob Knowles 0439 417 707
Brett Bunfield 0402 147 887

Under 14's: Matt Nihill 0419 385 610

Under 16's: Dan Miller 0402 349 711

Training Times

U9/10/12: Wednesday nights 5-6pm at Tatura Park. 
Starts Wed 13th March

Under 14: Tuesday & Thursday nights 5-6pm-ish at Tatura Park.

Under 16: Tuesday & Thursday nights 5:30-6:30pm-ish at Tatura Park.

Social Media Communications

We have an Instagram & Facebook page called Tatura Junior Football so please follow that & invite others you know.

We have a Tat Junior Footy News Feed on FB Messenger to keep you regularly updated on the latest & WhatsApp

Each team will have their own Messenger or WhatsApp group chat for weekly communications so please ensure you are in this by contacting your coach or team manager.


Round 1 starts on April 13-14th (last week school holidays). Fixtures & ladders will be available on PlayHQ.

Get Active Vouchers

If your family or child has a Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, you may be eligible for up to $200 to put towards the cost of your child’s registration. Closes May 10th 2023.  


You can purchase merchandise here & we encourage you to have a club hoodie for game day (this is not compulsory). Standard items are always available & custom items such as training top orders are generally only open the 1st week of each month. Sizes are limited for juniors but we are continually working with our supplier to increase the range.

Boot Swap

At every training over March our Boot-Swap will be open to donate or collect a set of boots. If you have an old pair of boots you've outgrown consider donating for someone else to use. You can also access this throughout the season - just ask a volunteer. Boots are as is condition.

AFL Game Team Trip

This year we are hoping to take our teams to the AFL on a bus. We will have more info when we know the details. This will be capped to 1 bus load.

Footy Tipping Competition

Join our free footy tipping comp - https://www.footytips.com.au/comps/tatura_jfc&p=bulldogs
(Competition: Tatura Junior Footy, Password: bulldogs)

Get Involved

We would like everyone to get involved so look at the roles below & talk to your team’s team manager or coach about where you can contribute. If you can help with the junior or broader club overall talk to Michael Reid. Some of these roles are filled but many are up for grabs.

  • Every team roles: Coaching/Assistant/Skills. Team Manager/Assistant. Gameday team: trainer/first aid, boundary/central/goal umpire, timekeeper, interchange, ground check/set up.  BBQ coordinator, BBQ operators. Social Connections Coordinator.  TFNC social functions committee representative.
  • Junior club roles: Assistant Coordinator u9/10/12s or Assistant Coordinator u14/16s. Coach Coordinator. Administration Coordinator.  TFNC Social committee reps (5+). Sponsorship. Uniforms. Social media. Child Safety Coordinator/officer. Auskick helpers. Umpiring coordinator. Junior Umpire Program.

Saturday Footy Catchup’s

As a junior committee we invite everyone to meet at 2pm in front of the stairs (near the bar) to catch up & get to know some other parents at our GVL home games. Support our senior football & netballers while meeting some new people, have a drink or grab something to eat & bring the family down for a great afternoon.


We want to thank the sponsors of the TFNC of our Junior Football Teams including those who sponsored game day awards. Please support these businesses throughout the year. 



Please register on PlayHQ early to avoid disappointment as our numbers have increased recently. Register by the end of March (Although registrations may remain open after this).

Click here to register!

All players must register prior to playing.  To qualify for an age group you must be under that age on the 1/1/24. For example, you must be 10 or 11 on the 1/1/24 to play u12’s.

Please note all players will be required to pay upon registration. 

Under 9/10/12 Registration $145 + $ 2.66 processing fee

Under 14 & 16 Registration $190 + $3.48 processing fee


We encourage you to purchase a young pup or family membership to get all the benefits of being part of our club including a lot of great bonuses. Young pup memberships can be purchases through playHQ & family memberships through our website.

Young Pup Membership $50 + $0.92 processing fee (optional)

- Entry to all 9 GVL home games for 2024 season for one child under the age of 18
- Entry to Membership draw every Thursday night dinner (must be present to win).
- 10 x $5 Canteen vouchers (redeemable at TFNC canteen)
- 1 x scarf, beanie or cap

Bulldog Family Membership $250 + processing fee (optional)

- Entry to all 9 GVL home games for 2024 season for two adults (non-playing only, can also be extended to non-playing chikdren under 18)
- Discounts on social event tickets (ex Season Finale)
- Entry to Membership draw every Thursday night dinner (must be present to win).