What is the date of the tournament?
The AFI Touch Footy World Cup will be held in Melbourne on Saturday 23 March, 2024.
Where is the venue?
Box Hill Rugby Union Football Club, Cnr. Middleborough & Canterbury Roads, Box Hill.
What is the format?
All matches will be mixed (men & women) and there is no tackling.
How many players per team?
Each match will consist of 9 players on the field, plus interchange players. You can have a maximum of 15 players in your team. All teams must have a minimum of 3 females in the squad.
How many teams will participate?
12 teams from Melbourne’s multicultural communities will participate.
Am I eligible to play?
To be eligible to represent your country of origin, players must meet one of the following criteria:
1. he/she has ancestry e.g. born in the country or has a parent or grandparent born in the country which he/she is representing, or
2. he/she can demonstrate a significant link to the country e.g. marriage.
Is there a minimum age?
Players must be a minimum of 15 years old to participate.
What is the cost?
For players competing in the Touch Footy World Cup the Tournament Registration fee is only $70. Your tournament fees cover the substantial costs of running the event, which include venue hire, event management, umpires, footballs, trophies & medals, photographers etc. Our major aim is to ensure that all players, teams and officials enjoy a fantastic day!