Game Leader Courses

What is a Game Leader?

A Game Leader is the person responsible for controlling a AIA Vitality MiniRoos match. 

The main role of the Game Leader is to keep the game moving fluentlly, limit stoppages and assist players with all match restarts. Game Leaders must make every effort to create an environment that ensures that all players have fun, are learning the game and have maximum involvement.

Who can be a Game Leader?

A Game Leader can be a club official, parent, older childplayer, or beginner referee and should aways be enthusiastic and approchable!

Becoming an GL is the first step in referee pathway. It is great way to be involved in community football, develop leadership skills, improve confidence, develop communication skills and earn some money!

I want to be a Game Leader!

Capital Football Referees conducts Game Leader courses before the start of the Winter Season. Each course runs for 2-3 hours, which includes an introduction to the AIA Vitality MinirRoos Rules before heading out on the field to complete some practical training. There is no formal assessment to complete the course.

The Game Leader course costs $85.00. This includes course materials, a Game Leader Green Shirt, a Fox 40 whistle. 

To attend a Game Leader Course

Participants must:

  • be 13 years of age at the commencement of the training program; and
  • be currently registered with FFA. 

After the Course

At the completion of this course you MUST register on My Football Club as a "New Game Leader" . The registration fee for New Game Leaders is included in the Game Leader course cost. You will not recieve any match appointments from your Referee Coordinator until you have registered on My Football Club.

2017 Courses

The Game Leader courses for 2017 are now open. 

Please click on a date below to enrol for a course. 

Date Time Venue Registrations Close Registration Status
19th February 2017 09:00 - 11:30 Canberra Boys Grammar 12th February 2017 CLOSED
25th February 2017 09:00 - 11:30 Radford College 19th February 2017 CLOSED
4th March 2017 09:00 - 11:30 Harrison District Playing Fields 26th February 2017 CLOSED
25th March 2017 09:00 - 11:30 Marist College 19th March 2017 OPEN