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NOMINATIONS CALLED FOR COACHES JNR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

People interested in coaching in the RTA 2016 Junior Development Program are asked to download the details and nomination form and return by closing date - 04.09.15.more

TRAFFIC WARNING

With the overlap of fixtures for both Junior Touch and Soccer, the first weeks will see massive amounts of traffic coming and going from our area during the morning. Please be warned that it is normal for bottlenecks to be caused around Lakes Creek and Glenmore Rd so please plan to leave a little earlier and BE PTIENT! First timers to Touch will need to be aware that it is a ONE WAY RING ROAD...more

REFEREE COORDINATOR WANTED

We are still looking for a volunteer for the role of REFEREE COORDINATOR for Saturday mornings. To find out more please contact Denise on 0409631633.more

TEAM NOMINATIONS FOR 2015 JUNIOR SEASON

Team nominations should be in today for the upcoming junior season - Friday night U14 Boys/Girls/Mixed: U16 Boys/Girls/Mixed and Saturday mornings U6 ; U8 mixed ; U8 Girls / U10 Boys/Girls/Mixed ; U12 Boys/Girls/Mixed. We will continue to accept nominations however, you may not get into the first week if not in by Monday 10th Aug. Click on more for age eligibilities.....more

JUNIOR COMPETITION - SEASON 2

The start dates for the second Junior season at Rocky Touch are as follows:-
U6 mixed, U8 mixed, U8 girls, U10 through to U12s boys, girls and mixed - Saturday 15th August.
U14s, U16s boys, girls, mixed Friday 14th August.
Information and forms in the DOCUMENT Tab on this site.
ALL SCHOOL, CLUB AND INDIVIDUAL TEAMS WELCOME.more

GET STARTED VOUCHERS ROUND 6 - NOW OPEN

Get Started Vouchers assists children and young people who can least afford or may otherwise benefit from joining a sport or active recreation club. Eligible children and young people can apply for a voucher valued up to $150 which can be redeemed at a sport or rec club that is registered for GET STARTED VOUCHERS. Rocky Touch is registered.......more

QLD TOUCH ANNOUNCES DATE FOR 2016 JSC

Qld Touch have announced the dates for the 2016 Queensland Junior State Cup. The 21st JSC will be held on 7th, 8th and 9th July, 2016. Moving from the normal Friday, Saturday Sunday event to the new concept of Thursday, Friday and Saturday. To view the full media release please go to the link http://tinyurl.com/pvtuby2 - We advise that you get your holidays sorted for 2016!!!!more

JUNIOR STATE CUP RESULTS AND SUCCESSES

The 20th Qld Junior State Cup has been a very successful one for Rocky Touch with three of our teams being crowned STATE CHAMPIONS. Congratulations to Rocky Under 10 Boys Red and coach Damien Kelso; Rocky Under 16 Boys and coach Gary Benbow; Rocky U18 Boys and coach Jayden Benbow. Please read more for finals results.....more

ACCOMMODATION IN ROCKHAMPTON

The Glenmore Palms - 520 Bruce Highway is ideal for sporting teams/ groups. They offer special discounts to touchies and families when booking directly with them. To check their site go to
www.glenmorepalms.com.aumore

GET STARTED CLOSING SOON

Apply now for your $150 GET STARTED voucher to join a sport or recreation club. Jump online to check if your child is eligible. Click on more... to see the poster and for the website.more

FIELD MAP - LAYOUT FOR JUNIOR FIXTURES

Field Layout Map can be downloaded showing the field numbers - including for U6, U8 and U10s (A & B ends).more

ROCKHAMPTON U16B - 2014 STATE CHAMPIONS

CONGRATULATIONS AND WELL DONE !!more

POSITIVE OR ITS POINTLESS

Several years ago, we applied for Rocky Junior Touch to become part of the Qld Gov Positive or Its Pointless program. Unfortunately, Touch is not considered one of the main five sports in this state and we were turned down. The program included a small amount of funding to use towards applying the principles of the program which simple states 'LET'S MAKE JUNIOR SPORT POSITIVE EVERYDAY'.........more

DON'T FORGET THE COMMUNITY 'KICKBACK' PROGRAM WITH A-MART SPORTS

Don't forget that Rocky Touch is a recipient of the AMart Sports Community Kickbacks program. Full details on the program can be found in the item lower down on this page. If you are not a member at AMart Sports yet, its simple to join (no costs involved) and align your card with Rocky Touch. Any purchases you make will go into the "kickback" to Rocky Touch. We have been able to procure.....more

MODIFIED RULES FOR UNDER 10S

It is IMPORTANT for all coaches, players, parents, spectators and referees to be aware of the modified rules for the U10 divisions.
Please read more and make sure everyone is familiar with the playing rules for this age division....more

AMART SPORTS COMMUNITY KICKBACK PROGRAM

Don't forget to join the AMART team (no costs involved) and align your card with Rocky Touch.  Every time you purchase anything at the North Rocky store, swipe your card and Rocky Touch will receive a rebate of 5% of your total.  Each quarter, we receive a credit which we can spend on anything in the store.  So, whenever you or your family members need sports equipment or clothing, your purchases can contribute to Rocky Touch receiving a "Kickback".

As well as their normal sales, from time to time, AMART ALL SPORTS have days where members only are entitled to great specials.  So keep your eye out for those days and take advantage of some great specials.

Come up and see us about it or ask the friendly staff at the North Rocky AMART ALL SPORTS store.  (Don't forget to tell them to align your membership with Rocky Touch!!).

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FIELD MAP - LAYOUT FOR U6; U8 ; U10

To avoid confusion, a map has been drawn indicating which end of the field is A and which is B. The game listed first on the draw will play on A and the second, on B. Please make sure all coaches/parents/players are aware of the new requirement to play on the field as allocated. Copy of the map can be downloaded here.....more

MEDIA ANNOUNCEMENT

The National Rugby League and Touch Football Australia have today launched an historic sporting partnership representing the biggest boost to participation and game development in the history of either sport......more

TRAINING ON THE BOTTOM FIELDS?

Teams training on the bottom fields are asked to make sure that ALL rubbish is taken with you when you leave. If we have to continue to pick up discarded bottles, rubbish etc, all fields will be closed to training. It's a simple request and those in charge should be able to spread the word to the players and parents who are attending trainings.
Thank you for your cooperation.more

QLD GOV - GET STARTED PROGRAM

GET STARTED assists children (up to 18yrs) who can least afford and would otherwise benefit from joining a sport by providing vouchers up to the value of $150 to join. Rockhampton Touch Assoc is registered with the program and will accept vouchers as payment for player registration. We then redeem the amount per voucher for current player registration only - no club/uniform fees!more

LOCAL SPORTING CHAMPIONS GRANT

Are you, or do you know, a dedicated young athlete, coach or official participating in a state or national sporting championships?more

TOUCH FOOTBALL AUSTRALIA - PLAYING FOR LIFE

TFA has partnered with the Aust Sports Commission, through the Active After School Communities program, to provide children with an introductory Touch Football program. Playing for Life - Touch Football coaching manual consists of seven sequential, game-based lessons suitable for primary school age children of all abilities ....more....more

ROCKY TOUCH REGISTERED WITH GET STARTED FUNDING PROGRAM

Rockhampton Touch is registered with the state government "Get Started" funding program which gives financial assistance for children from 5 to 18 who can least afford it to participate in sports. Club or team organisers who receive a voucher (sample attached) can accept it as payment of registration and pass onto the association. More...more

FIELD LAYOUT

For those who are new to our sport or to the Cyril Connell fields, we are posting a field layout so that you can more easily find the field your team is playing on.

A reminder also that the complex is circled by a 'ONE WAY' ring road.  The ring road provides plenty of parking with direct access to fields 8, 9 and 10.

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NEXT JUNIOR SEASON.

The next junior season will commence on

FRIDAY 14th AUGUST in the following age divisions:

U14 BOYS, GIRLS, MIXED

U16 BOYS, GIRLS, MIXED

SATURDAY 15th AUGUST in the following age divisions:

U6 MIXED

U8 MIXED, GIRLS

U10 BOYS, GIRLS, MIXED

U12 BOYS, GIRLS, MIXED

NOMINATIONS CLOSE FRIDAY 7TH AUGUST

ALL SCHOOL, CLUB AND INDIVIDUAL TEAMS AND PLAYERS WELCOME.

 

FULL DETAILS AND FORMS AVAILABLE ON THE DOCUMENTS TAB ON THIS SITE OR CALL DENISE ON 0409631633 OR EMAIL admin@rockytouch.coma

 

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