The NAIDOC Cup is for players turning 13, 14, 15 or 16 by 31st December 2023.
The NADIOC Cup is back for the second time in 2023. The NAIDOC Cup is an initiative of Football NSW (FNSW) and Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) and as the tournament returns for 2023 it is funded by the NSW Government as part of the Legacy Program for the next 2 years. This which will see representative First Nation football teams from each Member Federation compete in matches played at Valentine Sports Park starting Monday 3rd of July until Wednesday 5th of July.
March – Expression of Interests Open – Friday 10th March
April – Coach Expression of Interest Close Sunday 2nd Arpil 12pm
April – Players Expression of Interests Close Wednesday 12th April COB
April – Trials will no longer be held
May – Squads Announced
July – Tournament Monday 3rd – Wednesday 5th
Please Note: The event schedule is TBC. The event schedule is subject to change and is at the discretion of FNSW.
Cost to participate: $100
To be eligible for the FNSW NAIDOC Cup team you must:
– Identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
– Be born in 2007/2008/2009/2010
– Be a registered football player within the national PlayFootball registration system to a FNSW affiliated club
-Provide official Club contact
Trials will be conducted by NAIDOC Cup and TSP coaches at the mentioned locations NSW. Players must complete this form to register for the trials. Players will not be considered for selection without completing this form. Players must attend the trial to be considered for a place in the squad. If this is an obstacle, please contact Annabel Meadley firstname.lastname@example.org
FNSW and NNSWF will both select U14 & U16 female and male squads consisting of up to 16 players in each. Upon completion of the trial process FNSW will contact players who have secured a place in one of the squads and communicate the next steps.
PLAYER APPLICATIONS CLOSE Wednesday 12th April 2023 COB