*PLEASE NOTE the 2021 event is cancelled.
CLFA have agreed that Geelong will host the new event on

Saturday 11th – Monday 13th JUNE 2022*

 

2022 Country Champs
proudly sponsored by Geelong Port

Welcoming boys’ and girls’ teams from regional Victoria on 11 – 13 June 2022 for a football extravaganza. The Geelong region looks forward to hosting football players and visitors from Bendigo, Ballarat, Albury/Wodonga, Gippsland, La Trobe Valley, Mildura, Shepparton and Warrnambool.

Tournament Venues

The Geelong region looks forward to hosting football players and visitors from Bendigo, Ballarat, Albury/Wodonga, Gippsland, La Trobe Valley, Mildura, Shepparton and Warrnambool. With thanks to City of Greater Geelong, matches will be played at Myers Reserve, Bell Post Hill (home of Geelong Rangers) and Stead Park, Norlane (home of Geelong and Galaxy United).

Geelong Soccer Club

Stead Park Station St, Norlane VIC 3214

Geelong Rangers Soccer Club

Myers Reserve Creamery Road BELL POST HILL VIC 3215

Tournament Information

In 2019, 61 teams and 1,000 competitors came together for the Championships.

Due to the ongoing pandemic the 2020 and 2021 tournaments were cancelled.

In 2022 we are expecting these numbers closer to 1400.

It is vital that everyone involved in the tournament, whether they are players, coaches, parents, officials or supporters understand their responsibilities to ensure that all participants enjoy the event.

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Players Conduct

• Play by the Rules and within the spirit of the game;
• Do not argue with other players, coaches or officials.
• Control your temper. Verbal abuse of officials or other players, deliberately distracting or provoking another person is not acceptable or permitted ;
• Maintain your focus and work hard for yourself and your team;
• Be a good sport and be prepared to acknowledge good play whether it is from your team or the opposition;
• Treat all players as you would like to be treated. Do not interfere with, bully or take unfair advantage of another player;
• Cooperate with your coach, team mates and opponents. Without them, there would be no competition;
• Play for your own enjoyment, and not just to please parents and coaches;
• Remove all jewellery prior to training and match play, as it is a hazard to you and those around you;
• Do not accept or use any banned or unauthorised drug(s), including the consumption of alcohol at any time.

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COACHES & PARENTS CODE

• Develop and enhance respect between players, opposition coaches and the decisions of the match official;
• Praise and encourage all participants;
• Remind all players to play within the spirit of the game at all times;
• Do not tolerate unsporting behaviour
• Ensure players are good sports and ensure each team member shakes the hand of their opponents at the conclusion of every match;
• Remember the actions of yourself and your team is reflective of the perception others take away with them.
• Remember that children play the sport for their enjoyment, and not yours;
• Encourage all children to participate, do not force them;
• Focus on the child’s efforts and performance rather than the result (that is, winning or losing);
• Encourage children to always participate according to the rules;
• Never ridicule, yell at a child for making a mistake or losing a game;
• Remember that children learn best by example, so applaud good play by both teams;
• Support all efforts to remove racial and religious vilification, verbal and physical abuse from sporting activities;
• Respect the match official’s decisions and teach your child to do likewise;
• Show respect and appreciation to Club officials, including coaches, officials and administrators. Ensure any issues are raised through the correct channels;
• Do not smoke or consume alcohol near the team bench (Technical Area) or sideline.

Football In Geelong

The Geelong Regional Football Committee is proud to represent more than 20 different clubs across our region.

Armstrong United
Sovereign Dr, Mount Duneed
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Barwon Heads Village Park,Geelong Road East, Barwon Heads
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Barwon Soccer Club
Reserve Road, Grovedale
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Bell Park Sports Club
Lynnburn Road Batesford
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Bellarine Sharks
Lake Reserve, St Leonards,
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Breakwater Eagles
White Eagle House, Fellmongers Road,
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Colac Otway Rovers
55 Lang St, Beeac
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Corio Bay
Evans Reserve, Sparks Road, Norlane
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Corio Soccer Club
Hume Reserve, Thompson Road, Bell Park
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Deakin Ducks
Nicol Dr N, Waurn Ponds
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Drysdale SC
65 Belchers Rd, Drysdale
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Elcho Park Cardinals
Elcho Park, Gibbons Road, Lara
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Galaxy United
Stead Park, Norlane
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Geelong Rangers
Myers Reserve, Bell Post Hill
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Geelong
Stead Park, Norlane
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Golden Plains
Milton Street, Bannockburn
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Lara United
Alkara Avenue, Lara
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Leopold FC
Estuary Boulevard, Leopold
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North Geelong Warriors
Elcho Park, Gibbons Road, Lara
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Surfcoast Torquay
Banyul-warri Fields, Merrijig Drive,
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Surfside Waves
50 Shell Rd, Ocean Grove
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Tournament Partners

Thank you to all of our Sponsors and Partners!

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Contact us to support our tournament and see your logo here!

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Visiting Geelong

Where to stay? Where to eat?

We are working with local business to support our visitors for the 2022 Country Champs, and look forward to providing details of some special details.  For now for information on places to stay and things to do visit

For more information visit: https://www.visitgeelongbellarine.com.au/

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Contact Us

Email:  CountryChampionships@gmail.com

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