Senior Competition Information Spring 2017

Last Updated: Tuesday 26th September 2017

Divisions Available

  • Mens Open - No age restrictions on players (16ys or older).
  • Mixed Open - No age restrictions on players (16yrs or older), Maximum 4 Male players on the field at once. Any number of Female players to make up a team of 8.

General Information 

  • For Spring 2017, there will be 4 Competition locations;

    • Mondays at the Eschol Park Sports Complex.
    • Tuesdays at the Rosemeadow Park Sports Complex.
    • Wednesdays at Jack Nash Reserve Currans Hill.
    • Thursdays at Harrington Park Reserve.
  • Each location is offered as a 14 week competition, made up of a 12 Week Round Robin plus 2 Weeks of Finals.

  • The first 5 rounds will be run ungraded, with teams then placed into separate divisions of 8 (subject to numbers) and will play the last  7 rounds in those divisions, playing each other once.

  • The top 4 teams at the end of the Round Robin progress to a 2 week sudden death finals series (1 plays 4, 2 plays 3 with winners playing in the Grand Final).

  • Winners and Runners Up in each division receive prizes.

  • Teams may have a maximum of 8 players on the field at any time in a half field configuration.

  • There is no limit to the number of team members or interchanges.

  • Teams must have at least 10 fully paid team members so they have reserves, with 12 recommended.

  • Players MUST wear approved Tag League Shorts or Tights or cannot take the field. Shorts are available for purchase at $25.00, tights are $30. Some other Tag sports shorts/tights are acceptable, check with the competition manager if you are unsure yours comply.

  • Teams MUST have an individually numbered shirt of the same colour for each team member by Round 3 of the competition. Numbers must be from 1 to 99 with each team member having a unique number.

  • Shirts can be purchased from Macarthur Tag League or from anywhere.

  • Teams not complying with numbered shirts will not be eligible to take the field.

  • Teams who have individual players without numbered shirts face a match point penalty for each person not complying.

  • Games consist of 2 x 20 minute halves, with a 2 minute half time break.

  • Teams receive points for each game; Win-3, Draw-2, Loss-1, Forfeit (with notification)-1, NoShow or Penalty-0.

  • Position on table is based on points, with goals "for & against" used where there is a draw, Goals "for" if tied.

Prizes

  • Each division will play for a cash prize of $300 with $200 for the runner up.

  • A catered Grand Finals presentation will be provided for all participating teams.

  • The winners in the top division will also receive their choice of Custom Premiers Merchandise (eg. Custom Shorts or Shirts), or alternative of an equivalent value.

Player Eligibility 

  • All participants must be at least 16 years of age in the 2017 calendar year. 

  • All participants must be registered on a team and be paid up before they can compete in the Macarthur Competition.

  • Registration cost in the Macarthur Spring 2017 Senior Competition is as follows;  


Macarthur Spring 2017 Competition Fees


Venue

Eschol Park Sports Complex

Rosemeadow Sports Complex

Jack Nash Reserve

Harrington Park Reserve

 

Locality

Eaglevale

Rosemeadow

Currans Hill

Harrington Park

 

Duration

14 Weeks (Inc. Finals)

14 Weeks (Inc. Finals)

14 Weeks (Inc. Finals)

14 Weeks (Inc. Finals)


Mens Open

$ 80

$ 80

$ 80

$ 80


Mixed Open

$ 80

$ 80

$ 80

$ 80

 

Special Offers

 

A 20% discount applies for registration in any ADDITIONAL team/s in the Macarthur Tag League competition on a DIFFERENT week night. eg. Pay full registration for the team you play with on Monday, get 20% off the second team you play with on Wednesday.

 

20% discount applies for registration in any additional team/s in any Tag League competitions in a different location on a DIFFERENT week night.

 

A FULL REFUND of Fees on a pro-rata basis for any games missed by players participating in multiple teams on the same night in the Macarthur Tag League competition due to overlapping game times. Refunds calculated after Round 5, with all claims to be submitted by Round 10.

  • Prices are per person for the full season, there are no additional costs beyond shorts and shirts.

  • Each Team must have 10 fully paid up members as a minimum, 12 or more is recommended.

  • All participants must sign on prior to taking the field and comply with sign on guidelines.

  • Teams cannot use unregistered players otherwise known as "Ring In's" to play in their team for any reason.

  • A team short of players ie. less than 8 in any given week of the competition can use a registered player from another team in the competition to "Fill In". A maximum of 3 "Fill In's" can be used in any game, and they cannot be used as reserves for substitution during a game. A point penalty is applied for each fill in that takes the field for a team.

  • Teams need to advise the competition convenor or supervisor that they propose to use a "Fill In" and the match referee & opposing team captain also needs to be advised. 

  • Any player used as a "Fill In" must sign on for that team for that game.

  • A team cannot consistently use "Fill In's" ie. more than 3 games in the season.

  • A Fill In is not entitled to participate in any prize should the team they Filled In for win a prize.

  • Teams found to be using a Ring In will forfeit any match points for that Round with winning points awarded to the opposing team.

  • Teams who are in breach of guidelines on more than 1 occasion will be suspended for 1 or more games, with teams who are found to be repeat offenders being disqualified from the competition.

Sign On

  • It is a condition of entry to the competition that ALL players MUST sign on prior to taking the field. This is a requirement for insurance coverage.

  • Players who do not sign on, are injured, and attempt to claim on insurance, WILL HAVE THEIR CLAIM DENIED.

  • Players must only sign on for themselves, not for anyone else. Signatures will be cross checked for consistency.

  • Players must sign in full, not just using initials.

  • Players cannot sign on using someone elses name. If they are 'Filling In" for a team, they need to write their own name on a separate line on the sign on sheets and sign on that line for the week that they played.

  • Players are required to present a Photo ID for sign on. This must be supplied or they cannot take the field.

  • Anyone found to be playing for a team without sign on may cause that team to face a match point penalty, suspension or disqualification if they are found to be ineligible to play.

Scheduling of Games - Eschol Park Sports Complex

  • Men's Open games will be played between 6.30pm and 9.30pm on Monday evenings (unless rescheduled).

  • Mixed Open games will be played between 6.30pm and 9.30pm on Monday evenings (unless rescheduled).

  • The draw is published in advance, with game times varying by week.

  • Teams may specify if they wish to play early or late, early games being scheduled for 6.30pm or 7.15pm, late games being scheduled for 8.00pm or 8.45pm.

  • No games will be scheduled on public holidays.

Scheduling of Games - Rosemeadow Sports Complex

  • Men's Open games will be played between 6.30pm and 9.30pm on Tuesday evenings (unless rescheduled).

  • Mixed Open games will be played between 6.30pm and 9.30pm on Tuesday evenings (unless rescheduled).

  • The draw is published in advance, with game times varying by week.

  • Teams may specify if they wish to play early or late, early games being scheduled for 6.30pm or 7.15pm, late games being scheduled for 8.00pm or 8.45pm.

Scheduling of Games - Jack Nash Reserve, Currans Hill

  • Men's Open games will be played between 6.30pm and 9.30pm on Wednesday evenings (unless rescheduled).

  • Mixed Open games will be played between 6.30pm and 9.30pm on Wednesday evenings (unless rescheduled).

  • The draw is published in advance, with game times varying by week.

  • Teams may specify if they wish to play early or late, early games being scheduled for 6.30pm or 7.15pm, late games being scheduled for 8.00pm or 8.45pm.

Scheduling of Games - Harrington Park Reserve

  • Men's Open games will be played between 6.30pm and 9.30pm on Thursday evenings (unless rescheduled).

  • Mixed Open games will be played between 6.30pm and 9.30pm on Thursday evenings (unless rescheduled).

  • The draw is published in advance, with game times varying by week.

  • Teams may specify if they wish to play early or late, early games being scheduled for 6.30pm or 7.15pm, late games being scheduled for 8.00pm or 8.45pm.

Wet Weather

  • It is the policy of Macarthur Tag League to play all scheduled rounds of the competition, with games rescheduled if they cannot be played on their assigned date for any reason, usually the result of wet weather.

  • For the Spring 2017 Season there will be provision for 4 wet weather replay rounds.

  • More wet weather replacement rounds will be scheduled if required and if grounds can be secured.

  • Ground closure is determined by Campbelltown or Camden Council based on conditions.

  • Final assessment on ground suitability for play lies with Macarthur Tag League, who will inspect grounds prior to play to determine if they are safe for play and / or if excessive damage to the playing surface is a risk.

Macarthur Tag League Senior Competition

Spring 2017 Competition Calendar

Day of Week

& Venue

Monday

Eschol Park Sports Complex

Tuesday

Rosemeadow Sports Complex

Wednesday

  Jack Nash Reserve,   Currans Hill

Thursday

   Harrington Park    Reserve

Divisions Available

Mens & Mixed Open

Mens & Mixed Open

Mens & Mixed Open

Mens & Mixed Open

Duration

12 Weeks plus Finals

12 Weeks plus Finals

12 Weeks plus Finals

12 Weeks plus Finals

Registration
Night 1

Campbelltown Catholic Club, 20-22 Camden Rd - Thursday 7th September 2017 - 5pm-8pm

Registration
Night 2

Rosemeadow Sports Complex - Tuesday 12th September 2017 - 5pm-8pm

Registration
Night 3

Jack Nash Reserve, Currans Hill - Wednesday 20th September 2017 - 5pm-8pm

 Round 1

 Monday 25th September**

 Tuesday 26th September

 Wednesday 27th September

 Thursday 5th October**

 Round 2

 Monday 9th October

 Tuesday 3rd October

 Wednesday 4th October

 Thursday 12th October

 Round 3

 Monday 16th October

 Tuesday 10th October

 Wednesday 11th October

 Thursday 19th October

 Round 4

 Monday 23rd October

 Tuesday 17th October

 Wednesday 18th October

 Thursday 26th October

 Round 5

 Monday 30th October

 Tuesday 24th October

 Wednesday 25th October

 Thursday 2nd November

 Round 6

 Monday 6th November

 Tuesday 31st October

 Wednesday 1st November

 Thursday 9th November

 Round 7

 Monday 13th November

 Tuesday 7th November

 Wednesday 8th November

 Thursday 16th November

 Round 8

 Monday 20th November

 Tuesday 14th November

 Wednesday 15th November

 Thursday 23rd November

 Round 9

 Monday 27th November

 Tuesday 21st November

 Wednesday 22nd November

 Thursday 30th November

 Round 10

 Monday 4th December

 Tuesday 28th November

 Wednesday 29th November

 Thursday 7th December

 Round 11

 Monday 11th December

 Tuesday 5th December

 Wednesday 6th December

 Thursday 20th December

 Round 12

 Monday 15th January

 Tuesday 12th December

 Wednesday 13th December

 Thursday 18th January

 Semi Finals

 Monday 22nd January

 Tuesday 16th January

 Wednesday 17th January

 Thursday 25th January

 Grand Final

 Monday 29th January

 Tuesday 23rd January

 Wednesday 24th January

 Thursday 1st February

Contingency 1*

 Monday 5th February

 Tuesday 30th January

 Wednesday 31st January

 Thursday 8th February

Contingency 2*

 Monday 12th February

 Tuesday 6th February

 Wednesday 7th February

 Thursday 15th February

Contingency 3*

 Monday 19th February

 Tuesday 13th February

 Wednesday 14th February

 Thursday 22nd February

Contingency 4*

 Monday 26th February

 Tuesday 20th February

 Wednesday 21st February

 Thursday 1st March

* Wet Weather replacement rounds.

** Revised start date.