Winter 2024

Registrations Open Now!

Ponds FC invites you to join our teams for the upcoming 2024 Winter Soccer Season! 
We welcome all players, both new and returning to join us for the most exciting season yet!

Please ensure you read all the information on this page as it answers some frequently asked questions.

Registration Fees

Registrations are completed via DRIBL. 
Registration fees for each age group are listed below

Under 5 - 7
Under 8
Under 9 - 11
Under 12
Under 13 - 14
Under 15 - 17
Under 18
Under 19 - Over 35

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Active Kids Vouchers Accepted!
Active Kids Vouchers Accepted!

Active Kids Vouchers Accepted

Ponds FC is a registered Active Kids Provider. PLEASE NOTE: The current non-means tested Active Kids Vouchers that were made available in July 2023 can still be used until the 31st of January 2024. The new Active Kids Vouchers that will become available to approved applicants the Service NSW, will be means tested. These vouchers can be used from the 1st of February 2024.


Training evenings start in March and are held at Jonas Bradley Oval, The Ponds.

Days are as follows for each age group:

  • Under 5's to Under 7's - Tuesdays
  • Under 8's and Under 9's - Wednesdays
  • Under 10's and Under 11's - Thursdays
  • Under 12's to seniors, may train on either Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday

Your training session time will be agreed upon by the Team Coach and Manager, once team allocations have been made.

PLEASE NOTE: All junior teams, MUST conclude training and be off the field by 7:00 pm.

A parent or guardian MUST remain present and supervise their own child/children during training.


Games are held across various fields throughout the BDSFA.

General days for each age group, are as follows:

Friday nights

  • Over 30's Women
  • Over 35's Mens


  • Under 5 to Under 11 Mixed Development
  • Under 12 to Under 16
  • Under 17 and Under 21 Boys/ Men
  • Premier League Men


  • Under 10 to U21 Girls 
  • All Age Women
  • All Age Men

NOTE: Football, or soccer, is a team sport. 

When you register, it is expected that you will be able to attend all games and training sessions.

If you cannot make a training session or game, it is your responsibility to notify your coach and manager with reasonable notice. Continued missed games and training sessions without a reasonable excuse may result in deregistration.

Frequently Asked Questions

When will the season begin?

  • The season will start at the end of March and finish in mid August for all under 5 to under 11 teams as well as competition teams that do not qualify for the finals
  • For the teams who qualify for the finals, they will play an additional 1 to 3 weeks depending on how far they progress
Which team will my child be in?
  • The team your child plays in will be based on their ability, the decision will be made after our grading sessions.
What is grading?
  • Grading is a process used to determine the best fit for a child to ensure they are playing in the right division based on their abilities. This helps to place them into a team that will allow them to develop their skills while enjoying a fair competition

When is grading held?

  • Grading nights will be held in early to mid-February. Times and location will be published soon.
  • Players MUST be registered prior to grading

Will I need to buy my club kit?

  • Playing jerseys are provided by the club. The Manager will give the jersey to the players before the start of each game, which are then returned to the Manager at the end of each game.
  • Socks and shorts will be available for purchase from the canteen at Jonas Bradley Oval During the first week of training and on Game Days.
  • Club shorts and socks MUST be worn on game days, no exceptions.
  • Players must have their own football boots and shin pads

Are games played during the school holidays?

  • Yes they are, the only two weekends with no games are the Easter weekend and June long weekend. The June long weekend may be used for catch up games if any weekends prior to that are rained out

Are all the games played at the same location?

  • Games are played against other clubs within the BDSFA (Blacktown District Football Soccer Association) so some games will be 'Home Games' at our home ground, Jonas Bradley Oval and some games will be 'Away Games' held at other fields across the district.

How will we know where the games are each week?

  • Prior to the season starting, a draw will be published by the BDSFA which shows all of your game times and location for the year. 
  • This will be published on DRIBL and is subject to change, for reasons which may include but are not limited to field closures due to weather, regrading etc
  • Please ensure that you check your DRIBL app prior to each game to ensure no changes has been made

How do I check when my game is?

Do you do background checks on your coaches and managers?

All members of our club who work with children under the age of 18 must have a valid Working With Children Check/number. This includes committee members, coaches and managers. These WWCC numbers are verified by the club MPIO (Member Information Protection Officer)

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Ponds FC Home Ground

Jonas Bradley Oval,
The Ponds Blvd, The Ponds NSW 2769

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