rebel Female Football Week


NNSWF rebel Female Football Week

Date: Sunday 8 – Sunday 15 March 2020

rebel Female Football Week is a national initiative which gives the football community the chance to celebrate the immense growth of the women’s game and acknowledge existing players, coaches, referees and administrators in football.

Football Federation Australia (FFA) announced in 2019 that Australia’s leading sporting and leisure equipment, apparel and footwear retailer, rebel, is the naming rights partner Female Football Week for the next three years.

NNSWF rebel Female Football Week coincides with International Women’s Day (8 March)



Networking Evening & VIP to watch Herald WPL Match on Friday 13 March, 2020 at 6.15pm, Magic Park Clubhouse.

Join us in celebrating the accomplishments and contributions of our women in football and our volunteers who have donated hours of service to growing and improving the women and girls game locally.


Jo Fernandes

Strategic Projects Manager, Football NSW

Presentation: The Future of Football is Feminine

Melinda Carbis-Reilly

Inspirational Speaker & Author, Redhead Wellness Sanctuary
Presentation: Calm Your Farm

Bree Stedman

Creatrix® Transformologist® and Trainer with the Institute of Women International. P

resentation: Own Your BS to be MORE of yourself for your club, your committee and YOU.


Registrations close Wednesday 11 March 2020

Calendar of Events

North Coast

Boambee FC ‘Come & Try Training Session & BBQ – Wednesday 11 March,  (Ayrshire Park)

  • Contact: Fiona Clancy –
Far North Coast

Alstonville FC Skills Session – Thursday 12 March, 4pm – 5.30pm (Geoff Watt Oval)

Byron Bay FC Skills Session – Wednesday 11 March, 4pm – 5.30pm (Byron Bay Recreation Grounds)

  • Contact: Kerry Northcott –

Eureka FC Female Support Person Day – Sunday 8 March 4pm – 6pm (Eureka Road)

Kyogle SC Fun Training Session & BBQ – Tuesday 10 March 4.30pm – 6.30pm (Chauvel Street)

Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC Female Football Gala Day – Sunday 8 March – 10am – 12pm (Pine Avenue)

  • RSVP indicating age and experience (if any) to
  • Contact: Sharon Scriven, Female Participation Officer – 0435 057463

Get Involved, Register Your 2020 Event!

As part of rebel Female Football Week, Northern NSW Football encourages Member Clubs to facilitate an event/activity.

First 30 member clubs to register a rebel Female Football Week club activity will receive a FFW Event Club Pack and go into the draw to win a $250 First Touch Football Supplies Voucher for the Club!

*Terms & Conditions Apply*


FFW Event Pack

x10 rebel FFW Shirts

x10 rebel FFW Balloons (100% Biodegradable Air Fill)

x10 Westfield Matildas Posters

x2 Large rebel FFW Posters

x1 rebel FFW Printable Bunting

x1 rebel FFW Printable Selfie Sign

x20 rebel FFW Stick On Tattoos

x20 rebel FFW Key Rings

x1 Printable Activity Cards

x1 Table Cloth (1 metre x 2 metre)

x1 Large Spool rebel FFW Purple Curling Ribbon

x1 Glue Dots for rebel FFW Activity Cards & Posters

rebel FFW Social Media Collateral

Social Media Tiles



Register your event/activity


Ideas and descriptions of activities/events

Skills Session

Hold a free skills session for girls aged 9 – 13 during Female Football Week.

The skills session to run in line with FFA’s National Curriculum Skill Acquisition Phase (SAP) and focus on developing fundamental football skills and improve the player’s overall confidence.

Club BBQ

A club BBQ that celebrates females within the club. Important to include all players, coaches, administrators, referees and supporters.

Come & Try Training Session

Host a fun training session to introduce existing and new female players to the club. Training session could include an introduction to skills and to play fun small-sided games, bring a friend and receive information on how to register. Ideal for all age groups.

Club Interviews

Clubs to interview females for rebel FFW and share articles, videos and photos through social media and web pages. Interviews/good news stories can be sent to Member Zones and NNSWF, to be shared on their social media and web pages. Clubs that register their rebel FFW activity will receive customisable promotional rebel FFW material to use.

Female Support Person Day

A fun club day or training session that could include small-sided games, a BBQ or a family day.

MiniRoos Gala Day

ALDI MiniRoos Gala Days brings young players together to participate in football matches on smaller fields in a round robin format. The rebel FFW ALDI MiniRoos Gala Day can be for registered club teams and children interested in giving football a go.

rebel FFW ALDI MiniRoos Gala Days will provide girls – who may or may not have played before – the opportunity to experience and be introduced to football in a fun environment. The focus is entirely on enjoyment and participation as there will be no winners or scores recorded, with the only awards for participation or the fair play initiative. Clubs may use a fair play initiative, where Coaches, Spectators and Players/Teams are scored on their fair play.

Contact your Member Zone for ALDI MiniRoos Gala Day Regulations of The Zone.

rebel FFW ALDI MiniRoos Gala Days are required to follow ALDI MiniRoos National Playing Formats and Rules.

Game Day Mascots

rebel FFW Game Day Mascots for game day. Could include ALDI MiniRoos for Girls or ‘walk out with your female support person’.


2020 rebel FFW Award Winners

2020 award winners will be announced in FFW


2019 rebel FFW Award Winners

> Community Female Player of the Year – Jo Powell (Westlawn Tigers)

> Female Referee of the Year – Samantha Newell

> Community Male Champion of the Year – Derryn Nix (Kyogle SC)

> Community Female Coach of the Year – Rachael Oberleuter (Sawtell FC)

> Female Administrator of the Year – Lauren Fairfull (Greta Branxton FC)

For further details contact NNSWF Female Participation Officer, Holly Ayton or call 02 4941 7225.