SUMMER VENUES AND NIGHTS

SUB Football summer leagues have been running for well over 20 years in the Central Auckland region, with our flagship leagues at Auckland Domain.

Our competitions cover a range of levels from social, socially competitive and competitive leagues. We also deliver womens, mens, mixed and even family leagues. The competitions runf for 12 seeks over the summer, wiht a break over Christmas and New Year Holidays.

Key Dates:

Summer leagues run end of October / start of November through to the end of Feb/start of March each year.

Registrations are limited at each venue and entry is on a first in-first and paid basis. 

 

Individual Entries have officially closed for summer. 

We have a pretty active Facebook Group where you can ask for more players or if anyone is looking for a player you can respond. SUB Football Players Available

Our covid policy is very flexible should the season be disrupted at all, as we don't think you should be disadvantaged for wanting to stay active!

Please see the Covid Response page for more details.

Competitions by venue:

Auckland Domain Grafton: Team entry $800 per team

Mixed leagues on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday nights.

Womens' league on Tuesday nights.

Mens' league on Monday and Wednesdays. 

Seymour Park Royal Oak: Team entry $750 per team

Mens' leagues on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  

Waikaraka Park Onehunga: Team entry $750 per team 

Mixed, Family and Mens' leagues on Thursdays.

MIXED SOCIAL COMPETITIONS

Mixed competitions are 7-a-side with a maximum of 3 males on the outfield at any time. This means a full 7-a-side team will have 3 females on the field, not including the goal keeper. You need a minimum of 5 players to start a game, one of these players will need to be the goalkeeper, and at least one of the outfield players will need to be female.

Auckland Domain, Grafton

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday nights. $800 team entry

Our most popular competition, close to town and Newmarket. These are generally graded competitions. The season starts with 3 grading games, and teams are susequently divided into divisions for the remaining 9 weeks of competition. For open ungraded competitions, the season starts directly into a round robin. Final competition format depends on league sizes once registrations have closed.

Select which night you would like to play and your games will be on the same night each week, eg register for Tuesdays and you'll play every Tuesday night.

Waikaraka Park, Onehunga - includes a FAMILY league.

Thursday nights.  $750 team entry

Our newest venue as we partner with Onehunga Sport FC to continue their long standing summer league. The mixed league will likely be graded in two divisions, with the lower division allowing for family teams which allow for younger players. 

Waikaraka Park has excellent club facilites on site including the club bar which will be open for food and drink on game nights. Please note that alcohol is not to be consumed on the field side at this venue - drinks allowed on site at the bar only.

FAMILY LEAGUE

The rules on the family league teams that are different to our other leagues is primarily related to the makeup of the team:
Minimum age for all players is 10 years 
No more than 3 men on the outfield. Men = males over 15yrs of age. There are no restrictions for who you have in goal.
Your team make up could be a number of combinations within these rules, as examples:
- 3 youth age 10-14 + 3 male adults + goalie
- all youth
- all females
- a mixture of any of the above, as long as no more than 3 males over 15 on the outfield at any time.
You can have an unlimited number of substitutes. We recommend a squad size of 10 people or more.

MENS COMPETITIONS

  

Auckland Domain, Grafton 

Monday and Wednesday night. $800 team entry

Mens' league for our largest venue, close to town and Newmarket. Small open divisions running alongside the mixed leagues.

Select which night you would like to play and your games will be on the same night each week, eg register for Mondays and you'll play every Monday night.

Waikaraka Park, Onehunga

Thursday nights. $750 team entry

Our newest venue as we partner with Onehunga Sport FC to continue their long standing summer league. Either open or graded divisions, depending on final numbers.

Waikaraka Park has excellent club facilites on site including the club bar which will be open for food and drink on game nights.  Please note that alcohol is not to be consumed on the field side at this venue - drinks allowed on site at the bar only.

Seymour Park, Royal Oak

Tuesday nights.  $750 team entry

High quality grass pitches, located just off the southwestern motorway, opposite the Warehouse on Pah Rd. Teams are likely to be graded into 2-3 divisions for this competition, with capacity for a total of 24 teams. 

WOMENS COMPETITION

Auckland Domain, Grafton. $800 team entry

Tuesday night Womens league at the Auckland Domain, our most popular venue.

Games will be scheduled to alternate with mixed games as often as possible so that women may play for more than one team a night if they want to. Make sure you contact us if this applies to players in your team!

COMPETITION FORMAT

Teams play once a week, starting from early November. The season usually starts with three weeks of grading games for graded competitions, followed by a round robin to find the division winners. The tournament runs for 6-7 weeks prior to Christmas, with a 5-week break over Christmas and New Year, then a further 5-6 weeks to complete the competition. Note that games are not played on public holidays.

Rules

Full playing rules are available on the Rules page

Game times

Game start times are 6pm, 6:40pm and 7:20pm sharp. Teams are allocated a mix of game times, and all teams should expect some 6pm games. We may be able to make exceptions ONLY if your team would prefer all 6pm start times - please contact us if this is the case. 

Nights and Venues

Teams select a night and venue to play once per week for the duration of the competition. Teams wishing to play more than one night will need to register each team separately. 

Team and individual entry

Team and individual entries are accepted.

To enter a team, a team manager must register your team online and pay the team entry fee for the season. Registration is not complete without payment, and competition entry is on a first-in first-served basis.

If you are a player looking for a team, you can either register individually and we will put you in a team, or you may be able to find a team looking for players via our players available facebook page.

 

Individual Entries have officially closed for summer. 

We have a pretty active Facebook Group where you can ask for more players or if anyone is looking for a player you can respond. SUB Football Players Available

  


INTER-COMPETITION PLAYOFFS

The season finals, or inter-competition playoffs, is an annual tournament at the completion of each season. Teams who come first and second in their division are invited to compete for the overall title in this fun end of season tournament. 

The 2023 inter-competition playoffs are currently scheduled for Saturday 11th March.