After a hugely successful iteration in 2017, Female Football Week will return to the Football Calendar in 2018.
The Female Football Forum, Girls only Miniroos Clinic and Female Referee course were all part of a week-long celebration of the role that Women play within our sport.
Now in 2018, Female Football Week is set to be even bigger!
Female Football Festival
Canberra United/Capital Football will be hosting a female football festival at Hawker Football Centre on the 10th of March. The festival is a celebration of 3 aspects of football with Level 4 and Game Leader Courses for the referees, a Canberra United Session run by the players, for the players, and an ALDI MiniRoos Certificate course for our coaches.
Anyone who registers for one of our events goes into the draw to win some fantastic prizes including: A pair of Canberra United 2018/2019 season memberships, a signed Canberra United jersey, free attendance to a coaching course and more! Come along for the chance to interact with some of our local talent and learn from talented footballers.
Game Leader Course – 9am-11am | Register
Canberra United Session: 9am-11am | Register
ALDI MiniRoos Certificate: 12:30-3:30pm | Register
Level 4 Referees Practical Component – 12:30-3:30pm |
Radford College – Girls only Football clinic
Radford College will host a Girls only Football clinic with Canberra United Players during Female Football Week.
Majura FC will be hosting a Female Football Fitness session for mums, daughters, aunties and nieces on Thursday 8 March 6-7.30pm at Dickson Playing Fields. There will be an hour of fitness followed by some healthy snacks. The event is free but there are limited numbers so make sure you jump in when Registrations open.
Narrabundah Football Club is hosting a series of friendly games at the Narrabundah fields on Saturday 3rd of March from 1pm-4:30pm. The club will be running a BBQ, including Spanish food thanks to their sponsor The Spanish Club, and a raffle. All money raised will be donated to local charity, Karinya House for Mothers and Babies. Please contact Kathryn Yuile by February 21st to register your interest in participating.
Monaro Panthers – Skills Workshop
Monaro Panthers FC will be hosting a skills workshop on Saturday 4th of March at Riverside Stadium with the session being run by Monaro’s WNPL coaching staff and Canberra United Players. It is open to female players of all ages and will culminate in an exhibition match between a female representative team from the Australian Federal Police and Monaro Panthers First Grade Team. We ask for a gold coin donation for entry with all proceeds going to the white ribbon foundation. Further information including times and contacts will be released soon.
BBFC Girl’s Summer Football Academy
The program runs from November to March and to celebrate the last night we will have a few Canberra United players attend to join in with the training sessions and games. From 5:30-7:00pm Monday 5th of March.
Weston Molonglo FC
On Wednesday 7th March from 6:30-8pm Weston Molonglo FC will be hosting a come and try session for their Women’s State League and Masters teams. Come along to give football a try and meet the rest of the friendly teams!