Season 2012 Key Dates

08 November 2011

The Board of the Victorian Amateur Football Association yesterday announced key dates.

The Board of the Victorian Amateur Football Association yesterday announced key dates and one major strategic development regarding the traditional 10 team competition, for season 2012.

HOME AND AWAY FIXTURE

It is anticipated that fixtures for all senior sections and U19 Premier will be available on Monday 5 December.

Division 3 to have 12 teams

The senior competition will retain the same structure, namely ten team sections except for Division 3, which will have twelve teams.

NATIONAL SIGNING DAY

Wednesday 1 February.

SEASON 2012 OPENING DAY

Saturday 21 April, two weeks after Easter.

BYES:

All clubs will have a bye on the Queen's Birthday weekend, which includes Saturday 9 June.

Premier, Premier B and Premier C will have a bye on the weekend of Saturday 14 July.

REPRESENTATIVE FOOTBALL:

Senior team: Saturday 31 March v Eastern Football League (@ Bayswater)

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Senior team: Saturday 9 June v AFL Sydney (@ Bankstown).

U23: Saturday 2 or Sunday 3 June v Western Australia Amateurs (@ Sportscover).

U19: Saturday 14 July v VCFL (@ Pakenham).

FINALS

All senior sections except Division 3 will have a three week finals' series. Division 3 has a final five with the series spread over 4 weeks.

Finals in Division 1, Division 2, Division 4, U19 and U18 sections will play a finals series over three weekends 1/2, 8/9, with the Grand Finals on 15/16 September.

Finals in Premier, Premier B, and Premier C will be held over weekends 8/9, 15/16, with the Grand finals on 22/23 September.

Division 3 finals will be held over weekends 1/2, 8/9, 15/16, with Grand finals on 22/23 September.

Craig Connelly