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REGISTRATION PERIOD

Online registrations for the Winter season will open in early January every year for players in all age groups.

Registrations for Coaches and Team Managers will also open in early January.

All Players (or their Parents/Guardians) must read and confirm acceptance of the Code of Conduct when processing registration.

Priority is given to returning players who register & pay prior to February 1, then new players on a first-come, first-served basis until all teams in the age group are filled.

REGISTRATION PROCESS

Click here to go directly to the Punchbowl United FC Registration Portal when you’re ready to start the registration process. Make sure to read the details below for details and instructions before proceeding.

Please remember to obtain your Active Kids Voucher(s) – if applicable – BEFORE you start the player registration process for your children. You will be asked to enter the voucher number during the registration process. Details on how to obtain a voucher are in the “Active Kids Vouchers” section on this page.

It’s very important players register in the correct age group. For juniors, age groups are based on the age a player will turn during the year of registration, regardless of which day or month. For example, a player born 14/01/2007 turns 14 in 2021 and will therefore play in the 14s.

New players registering for the first time will need to create a Football Account in the Play Football system–  Registrations cannot begin without having a Football Account.

If you have not registered an account in Play Football before, however were previously registered in the MyFootballClub system prior to 2020, use the same email address as for the previous MyFootballClub system, as it will allow the new system to find your FFA number/profile and prompt you to link it to the new system during registration.

If you already have a Football Account then you can sign in with your existing details. During the registration process, if you have an existing FFA number/profile you will be prompted to link it to your Football Account. For those registering their children, you will be able to link your children to your account if their old MyFootballClub accounts used the same email address as your new Football Account.

Click on any of the items below for more detailed instructions on how to register in PlayFootball:

* Creating a Football Account (use the same email address as for the old MyFootballClub system)

* Punchbowl United FC Guide – Self Registration – Player

* Punchbowl United FC Guide – Self Registration – Coach-Manager-Volunteer

* Play Football Guide – How to perform a registration on behalf of a family member (e.g. your CHILD)

* Details on the Working With Children flow.

REGISTRATION GUIDE VIDEO 

The below video will provide an insight of your registration journey for the upcoming season:

* Registration Guide Video from PlayFootball PHOTOS

Photos will need to be uploaded when individuals register in Play Football.

* Photos for all Players and  Team Officials will be mandatory at the time of registration in the new system, otherwise they cannot finalise their registrations.

* All players aged 10 and above will require photos to be added to their profiles before ID cards will be issued.

* Photos may sometimes fail to load into the profile. If this happens, check that the file meets the specified parameters and try uploading it again.

* Click here for a guide on how to upload a photo to your profile.

To check on your registration status (and those of your linked accounts), or to view and edit your PlayFootball profile, go to this link: https://user.playfootball.com.au

You can also upload or change your profile photo here after registration if required.

PROOF OF ID

All new players (or those who haven’t yet provided it) will be required to provide a proof of age document. This will be followed up separately to the initial registration process.

PLAYFOOTBALL SUPPORT CONTACTS

Please use the following options as a first point of contact for any questions/issues with the PlayFootball system:

* Web: PlayFootball SUPPORT PORTAL– there are lots of guides and information on this website.

* Email:playfootball.support@ffa.com.au

*Telephone: (02) 8880 7983 (Monday-Friday 9am – 9pm, Saturday 10am – 3pm – during the Registration period)

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