Townsville Touch Football (TTF) is the registered trading name of the Townsville Castle Hill Touch Association Inc. (TCHTA Inc.) which is the local governing body of the sport of touch football in Townsville.
TTF conducts competitions at our home grounds of Queens Park, North Ward, Townsville.
Our organisation is primarily comprised of seven affiliated clubs:
- Rum Runners
Townsville Touch Football organises competitions in both the Winter and Summer seasons each year.
The Winter Season
The Winter Season runs from the last Sunday in February until the middle of August each year. There are three competitions run during this time catering for senior players. The Premier Club Competition is an open-age competition which is held on Sunday afternoons. To participate in this competition players must be a member of one of the seven local clubs. The competition features Men's and Women's divisions, with teams graded from Division 1 to Division 6.
On Monday nights a graded, mixed-gender competition is held which caters for individual (non-club) teams, The competition caters for the competitive as well as the social player alike.
On Tuesday nights the Veteran's competition is held and caters for the more mature-aged player. The age divisions are Over 30, Over 35, and Over 40 and teams do not need to be part of a club to participate.
The Summer season starts towards the end August and runs until mid-December. All competitions in the Summer are for individual teams and, as they are graded, cater for both the serious player as well as the social or beginner player.
Competitions are played on Monday night (which is a mixed-gender competition) and Wednesday nights (which features separate men's, women's and mixed competitions).
Junior competitions are conducted year-round by the Townsville Junior Touch Football sub-committee. Between March and June a MIXED competition is played for ages 10 to 14 on Thursday nights. From late August to early December, boys and girls divisions are played on Thursday nights (for age groups 13-16) and Friday nights (for age groups 7 to 12). All games are played at Queens Park.
The competitions are club-based, in-line with the senior Premier Club competitions.
More information us available from the Townsville Junior Touch Football website at: www.tjt.org.au