NNSW School Competitions


Every year NNSW Futsal undertakes regional school tournaments to advertise and promote our game and every year more primary and secondary schools are entering the competition. School Futsal has become popular as it doesn’t matter how big or small your school is you can enter a team and unlike the outdoor school soccer competitions where you only play one game if you lose, with futsal you play a number of games and have various pathways for yourself and your school. The generic letter that is sent out each year follows and will give you more information on the program. We ask if you know that your school doesn’t participate in our program to please guide them, to this page. Many Thanks! NNSW Futsal.

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NNSW Futsal Schools Tournament

We like to invite all previous and all-new Schools, wishing to participate in this year’s, 2022 competition, to register their interest to play and the number of teams you would like to enter. The final confirmation of team numbers is to be confirmed at least two weeks before the tournament.

NNSW Futsal is in its 12th year of providing Schools, the best indoor competition in Australia. Any School, Private or Public, from Newcastle, Hunter Valley, Lake Macquarie and Central Coast, are invited to enter teams.

Cost of Fees
Primary School teams – $140 per team
High School teams – $160 per team

Fees cover venue hire, qualified referees, NNSW/AFA Schools membership fees, winner’s, and runner’s up medallions. We are an NSW Government certified supplier for those schools using the NSW Schools government system.

Age Groups
Whatever age each child is turning this year, determines their age group. For example, if a child turns 9 or 10 this year, they will play U10’s. If they turn 11 or 12, they will play U12’s etc.

Primary Schools
U10 Boys
U12 Boys & U12 Girls

High Schools
U14 Boys & Girls
U16 Boys & Girls
U19 Boys & Girls

We suggest you choose your School Futsal teams in February, so you can nominate your teams to us before the end of the term. Final players numbers do not need to be given until two weeks before the event.

School Regionals Tournament Dates

Central Coast ROUND 1
Venue – Niagara Park Youth centre, Niagara Park
May 2nd – U10 & U12 Boys + U12 Girls (Primary Schools)
May 3rd – U14, U16 & U19 Girls + U19 Boys
May 4th – U14 & U16 Boy.

Newcastle ROUND 2
Venue – Genesis/Howzat, Newcastle
May 18th – U10 & U12 Boys + U12 Girls
May 19th – U14 & U16 Boys
May 20th – U14, U16 & U19 Girls + U19 Boys.

Maitland & Surrounds ROUND 3
Venue – Maitland Basketball Stadium, Maitland
May 23rd – U10 & U12 Boys + U12 Girls (Primary Schools)
May 24th – U14, U16 & U19 Girls
May 25th – U14, U16 & U19 Boys

Lake Macquarie ROUND 4
Venue – Genesis / Howzat, Newcastle.
May 26th – U14 & U16 Boys
May 27th – U14, U16 & U19 Girls + U19 Boys
May 30th – U10 & U12 Boys + U12 Girls (Primary Schools)

NNSW Futsal State Championships
All winning teams and most runners up in each age group will progress to our State Championship Competition, held at Maitland Basketball Stadium.

Players from our competitions are eligible to trial to be selected in our State teams to compete at School nationals, held in Brisbane, in the Sept/Oct School Holidays. The AFA (Australian Futsal Association) National School Tournament, is recognised as the biggest and best National School Tournament in Australia. With the best players from all over the country competing at the highest level. With the highlight at the end of the tournament, the trophy presentation at Dreamworld or Sea World. Many students from our region, have been selected for touring Australian teams, that travel to many different countries.

State Championship Dates
Venue – Maitland Basketball Stadium, Maitland
June 20th – U10 & U12 Boys + U12 Girls (Primary Schools)
June 21st – U14 & U16 Boys
June 22nd – U14 & U16 Girls
June 23rd – U19 Boys & U19 Girls

All Dates are correct at the time of writing. However, they may change or alter slightly depending on the numbers. Due to more and more schools entering teams, we may need to add a day here or there or change venues. We understand that it would be hard for school organisations, so it is imperative to get your teams in ASAP.

We hope to hear from you very soon. If you require more information, please contact George – or staff on – .

TO ENTER YOUR TEAM NOW, Fill out the attached team sheet for each team you’re entering and return the email to George.

If you are interested in our FREE introduction to the Futsal Coaching course (2hrs) for teachers (limit 2 per school), inquire directly to the NNSW Futsal office, . You would then be eligible to coach a State team at school Nationals.

All our centres are COVID 19 compliant and Covid practices will be enforced if at the time is required.

If paying by cheque, please mail to
George Poulos, NNSW Futsal, 8 Maria Court, Floraville, NSW 2280.

We would greatly appreciate those that are on Government payments and need to request an early invoice, to do so ASAP. In 2022 we will have a card system in place to handle all schools on the NSW Government system.

Yours in Futsal
NNSW Futsal Schools Coordinator NNSW Futsal CEO