2018 SIGN ON – Become A Nerang Eagles Soccer Player

Join one of the Gold Coast’s leading soccer clubs in 2018!

Nerang Soccer Club is holding our sign on night on Thursday January 4th 2018, and we invite all returning and new players to attend and sign up for the 2018 Football Gold Coast season.

Whether beginner, switching clubs or a returning player, our club has opportunities for all ages U6 to U18, boys and girls, to join fun, inclusive and friendly soccer teams and be an Eagle for the 2018 season.

Nerang prides itself on being a professionally operated, inclusive and affordable soccer club that welcomes players – striving to provide the best soccer experience we can no matter your ability level, experience or age.

This coming year (due to to Commonwealth Games) the Football Gold Coast season will be kicking off earlier than usual. This is a one-off circumstance that all clubs are facing, so the traditional sign on day has been moved forward to January 4th of an evening. We appreciate that this may inconvenience some however we are working hard to operate within these constraints and get everything done as easily as we can.

The club fields a variety of teams for different ages, levels and genders (mixed teams separate after U12 into dedicated girls and boys teams).

Full details are below this poster, please invite your friends and send any enquiries to admin@nerangsoccer.com

See you there in 2018 Eagles!!!

SIGN ON DATES (at NSC clubhouse – Glennon Park, Nerang)

Wed Jan 3rd – 3:00pm to 8:00pm evening
Thu Jan 4th – OFFICIAL SIGN ON NIGHT (sausage sizzle, meet the teams, bar open) – 4:30pm to 8:30pm
Sat Jan 6th – 8:00am to 11:00am morning

Please make sure you sign on at these sign on days, if you are unable to attend, please email admin@nerangsoccer.com to make other arrangements. Late sign ons can not be guaranteed placements in teams and will be placed at the discretion of the club.

Alternatively, if you are confident in using the MyFootball website, you can sign on there, but all payments (either in full or a deposit with payment plan) must be in place and resolved with Nerang Soccer Club BEFORE close of business Monday January 22nd 2018.

Sign ons CLOSE on January 22nd 2018 and the club may reserve the right to refuse any players who are not signed on and paid up (in full or with a deposit and payment plan in place) by close of business on the 22nd of January 2018

2018 JUNIOR FEES

Mini Roos (U6, U7, U8) – $350
Mini Roos (U9, U10, U11) – $370
Junior Comp (U12 to U18) – $395

Unlike many clubs, we don’t charge extra for shorts/shorts/socks etc – all is included and every junior player will be kitted out with new Nerang Soccer apparel.

Each player receives a club polo shirt, a training shirt*, playing shorts, a soccer ball (at end of season for Mini Roos) and playing socks (*with the exception of Academy Of Football Australia squad players who receive a different training shirt from the AFA)

The club incurs significant expenses throughout the year and junior fees are vital to cover the costs of ensuring the club is facilitated and operational to a high standard. These include but are not limited to  the following –

  • Football Federation Australia and Football Gold Coast registrations and player fees
  • Player insurance
  • Uniforms and apparel
  • Electricity for lights and clubhouse
  • Clubhouse maintenance and operation
  • Office expenses and equipment
  • Soccer balls and various equipment
  • Goals and nets
  • Line marking supplies
  • Other council bills like rates and water
  • Plus many more sundry expenses

PAYMENTS

Please note that all outstanding 2017 fees must be paid in full or players WILL NOT be eligible to sign on for the 2018 season.

Payments can be made in full at sign on, or if required a 4-part monthly payment plan can be entered into with an initial $100 deposit for each player at sign on.

Nerang Soccer Club accepts cash or VISA or Mastercard.

GET STARTED VOUCHERS

We anticipate that the government subsidy Get Started rebate vouchers will be in place again this year and they have announced that the first round opens on January 24th 2018. We encourage ALL ELIGIBLE PLAYERS/PARENTS to sign up for this and secure a rebate (usually $150 per player) from the government to assist you with your fees. Once you receive a voucher, just pop into the club and hand it to our admin who will then provide a refund payment to you on your 2018 fees. Here’s the link to the government webpage – https://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/getinthegame/getstarted/parents
This must be done AFTER you make your initial deposit or payment for player fees for 2018.

JUNIOR TRAINING BEGINS

Due to the shutdown of Gold Coast Soccer games and training during the Commonwealth Games in April, the season is starting early.

Mini Roos U6 to U11 starts 4:30pm to 5:30pm Tuesday January 9th
Competition U12s start 4:30pm to 5:30pm Thursday January 11th
Competition U13s to U18s start 5:30pm to 6:30pm Thursday January 11th

After team numbers are assessed, coaches/managers/players will be provided with updated dates and times for training for 2018

We appreciate if some players/familes have holiday commitments, please let the club and respective coach know your individual circumstances.

FOOTBALL GOLD COAST SEASON STARTS

Friday night games start February 16th 2018
Saturday morning games start February 17th 2018

WHAT AGE GROUP IS MY CHILD IN?

As in previous years, the 2018 age groups for soccer in Australia is based on calendar years (1 January to 31 December). Players can play up a year to be with friends for U6-U11s, but will be graded into the right age group from U12 up, with exceptions only to facilitate team short of players or for physically mature players.

For the 2018 junior season the age groups are –

  • U6 born in 2012 or 2013
  • U7 born in 2011
  • U8 born in 2010
  • U9 born in 2009
  • U10 born in 2008
  • U11 born in 2007
  • U12 born in 2006
  • U13 born in 2005
  • U14 born in 2004
  • U15 born in 2003
  • U16 born in 2002
  • U18 born in 2000

SENIOR PLAYERS INTERESTED?

Nerang will be fielding senior teams in both women’s and men’s leagues in 2018. Football Gold Coast Premier League, Premier Reserves, multiple Metro League teams as well. Serious players need only apply for Premier League or Premier League Reserves places.

Learn more about our 2018 Senior Men’s coaching appointments HERE.

Contact NSC Senior Coordinator Sam Shepherd immediately as senior training and trials are already underway
Sam Shepherd – 0450 144 473 – samueljishepherd@gmail.com