Senior Competition Information Winter 2013

Last Updated: Monday 11th March 2013

Divisions Available

  • Mixed Opens - No age restrictions on players, Maximum 4 Male players on the field at once. Any number of Female players to make up a team of 8.
  • Mens Open - No age restrictions on players.

General Information 

  • The Winter 2013 Season will be run as a round robin over 12 weeks, plus 2 weeks of finals for qualifying teams.
  • The competition will run ungraded for the first 5 rounds, with the Mens and Mixed division then being graded (subject to a sufficient number of teams registering).
  • Results from the first rounds will contribute to a teams points for the season.
  • Winners and Runners Up in each division receive prizes.
  • All teams then will play for 7 weeks in their grade, with the top 4 teams qualifying for the semi-finals.
  • The winners of the semi-finals will then play in a grand final to determine the winners in each grade.
  • Winners and Runners Up in each division receive prizes.
  • Games will play in 4 time slots on Forsyth 2 under lights, either at 6.15pm, 7.00pm, 7.45pm or 8.30pm.
  • Teams can nominate to play early or late games, every effort will be made to accommodate.
  • For Tag League, Teams may have a maximum of 8 players on the field at any time in a half field configuration.
  • There is no limit to the number of team members or interchanges.
  • Teams must have at least 10 members so they have reserves, with 12 recommended.
  • Players MUST wear approved Tag League shorts or cannot take the field. Shorts are available for purchase at $25.00. Some other Tag sports shorts are acceptable, check with the competition manager if you are unsure yours comply.
  • Teams MUST have an individually numbered shirt of the same colour for each team member by Round 3 of the competition.
  • Shirts can be purchased from North Shore Tag League or from anywhere.
  • Teams not complying with numbered shirts will not be eligible to take the field.
  • Teams who have individual players without numbered shirts face a match point penalty for each person not complying.
  • Games consist of 2 x 20 minute halves, with a 2 minute half time break.
  • Teams receive points for each game; Win-3, Draw-2, Loss-1, Forfeit (with notification)-1, NoShow or Penalty-0.
  • Position on table is based on points, with goals "for & against" used where there is a draw, Goals "for" if tied.
  • Results from the first rounds will contribute to a teams points for the season.
  • Winners and Runners Up in each division receive prizes.

Prizes

  • Each division will play for a cash prize of $300 with $200 for the runner up.
  • Winners in Division 1 will also receive customised Premiers Jackets.
  • A catered Grand Finals presentation will be provided for all participating teams.

Player Eligibility 

  • All participants must be at least 16 years of age in the 2013 calendar year. 
  • Registration cost in the North Shore competition is $100.00 per player for the Mixed or Mens Competition for the entire season, there are no additional costs beyond shorts and shirts.
  • All participants must sign on prior to taking the field and comply with sign on guidelines.
  • Teams cannot use unregistered players otherwise known as "Ring In's" to play in their team for any reason.
  • A team short of players ie. less than 8, in any given week of the competition, can use a registered player from another team in the competition to "Fill In". A maximum of 3 "Fill In's" can be used in any game, but they cannot be used as reserves for substitution during a game. A match point penalty is applied for each fill in that takes the field for a team.
  • Teams need to advise the competition convenor or supervisor that they propose to use a "Fill In" and the opposing team captain also needs to be advised. 
  • Any player used as a "Fill In" must sign on for that team for that game.
  • A team cannot consistently use "Fill In's" ie. more than 2 games in a season.
  • A Fill In is not entitled to participate in any prize should the team they Filled In for win a prize.
  • Teams found to be using a Ring In will forfeit any match points for that Round with winning points awarded to the opposing team.
  • Teams who are in breach of guidelines on more than 1 occasion will be suspended for 1 or more games, with teams who are found to be repeat offenders being disqualified from the competition.

Sign On

  • It is a condition of entry to the competition that ALL players MUST sign on prior to taking the field. This is a requirement for insurance coverage.
  • Players who do not sign on, are injured, and attempt to claim on insurance, WILL HAVE THEIR CLAIM DENIED.
  • Players must only sign on for themselves, not for anyone else. Signatures will be cross checked for consistency.
  • Players must sign in full, not just using initials.
  • Players cannot sign on using someone elses name. If they are 'Filling In" for a team, they need to write their own name on a separate line on the sign on sheets and sign on that line for the week that they played.
  • Players are required to present a Photo ID for sign on. This must be supplied or they cannot sign on.
  • Anyone found to be playing for a team without sign on may cause that team to face a match point penalty, suspension or disqualification if they are found to be ineligible to play.

Scheduling of Games - Mondays - Forsyth Park, Neutral Bay.

  • All Mens games will be played between 6.15pm and 9.15pm on Monday evenings (unless rescheduled).
  • The draw is published in advance, with game times varying by week.
  • All games will be played at Forsyth Park 2, Neutral Bay.
  • For the Winter 2013 Season there will be provision for 6 wet weather replay rounds.
  • Ground closure is determined by North Sydney Council based on conditions.

Scheduling of Games - Wednesdays - Forsyth Park, Neutral Bay.

  • All Mixed games will be played between 6.15pm and 9.15pm on Wednesday evenings (unless rescheduled).
  • The draw is published in advance, with game times varying by week.
  • All games will be played at Forsyth Park 2, Neutral Bay.
  • For the Winter 2013 Season there will be provision for 6 wet weather replay rounds.
  • Ground closure is determined by North Sydney Council based on conditions.

 Winter 2013 North Shore Tag League Seniors Competition Calendar 

 Day of Week

& Venue

 Monday

Forsyth Park 2 Neutral Bay

 Wednesday

Forsyth Park 2 Neutral Bay

Divisions Available

Mens Open

Mixed Open

 Registration Day  Wednesday 27th March 2013  Wednesday 27th March 2013
 Round 1  Monday 8th April 2013  Wednesday 10th April 2013
 Round 2  15th April 2013  17th April 2013
 Round 3  22nd April 2013  24th April 2013
 Round 4  29th April 2013  1st May 2013
 Round 5  6th May 2013  8th May 2013
 Round 6  13th May 2013  15th May 2013
 Round 7  20th May 2013  22nd May 2013
 Round 8  27th May 2013  29th May 2013
 Round 9  3rd June 2013  5th June 2013
 Round 10  17th June 2013  12th June 2013
 Round 11  24th June 2013  19th June 2013
 Round 12  1st July 2013  26th June 2013
 Semi-Final  8th July 2013  3rd July 2013
 Grand Final  15th July 2013  10th July 2013
 Contingency *  22nd July 2013  17th July 2013
 Contingency *  29th July 2013  24th July 2013
 Contingency *  5th August 2013  31st July 2013
 Contingency *  12th August 2013  7th August 2013
 Contingency *  19th August 2013  14th August 2013
 Contingency *  26th August 2013  21st August 2013

* Wet weather make up round.