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Football/Soccer

Townsville

Social Sport
JCUSA Sport offers Social Sport every semester over a ten week period (weather permitting).  Social Sport begins in week three of each semester.  Soccer (6-a-side) is one 5 sports offered to students on the Townsville Campus.  Soccer is also part of the rounders competition where students play a different sport each week. 

Social Sport co-ed (mixed competition) and is also open the general public (along with students). 

Soccer Social Sport will begin on Monday March 7 in semester 1 with Social Sport in Semester 2 to begin on Monday August 8. 

For more information about Social Sport as well as how to register to play, click on the following link HERE

JCU Townsville Residential College Competition
The JCU Townsville Residential College Competition is a year long inter-college sporting competition in Townsville for JCU residential college students.  It comprises of 10 sports; and is the ultimate case for bragging rights on campus!  Soccer is one of 10 sports held during the JCU Townsville Residential College Competition calendar with the event having a men’s and women’s competition. 

The soccer event will be held over four weeks with the event beginning on Tuesday October 4. 

For more information about JCU Townsville Residential College Competition, click on the following link HERE

Interfaculty Sport
Interfaculty Sport is a FREE sports program in Townsville where students are eligible to play/represent their enrolled faculty.  Interfaculty Sport comprises of 6 sports; and is the ultimate case for bragging rights amongst faculties!  Soccer (6-a-side) is one of 6 sports held during the Interfaculty Sport calendar with the event having a men’s and women’s competition. 

The soccer event will be held over three weeks with the event beginning on Tuesday May 3. 

For more information about Interfaculty Shield, click on the following link HERE

Uni v Army
Each year JCU competes against the Army in a variety of sports in a one day effort in an effort to strengthen the bonds between the University and Army communities.  The event is also known as ‘Battle of the Icons’, features both women’s and men’s soccer as part of the schedule. 

The event date is still to be confirmed however the event will most likely to occur in September/October. 

Cairns

Social Sport
JCUSA Sport offers Social Sport every semester over a ten week period (weather permitting).  Social Sport begins in week three of each semester.  6-a-side soccer is one 4 sports offered to students on the Cairns Campus. 

Social Sport co-ed (mixed competition) and is also open the general public (along with students). 

Social Sport will begin on Wednesday March 9 in semester 1 with Social Sport in Semester 2 to begin on Wednesday August 10.  

For more information about Social Sport as well as how to register to play, click on the following link HERE

Gunyarra Cup
The Gunyarra Cup is a year long inter-college sporting competition in Cairns for JCU residential college students.  It comprises of 6 sports; and is the ultimate case for bragging rights on campus!  6-a-side Soccer is one of 6 sports held during the Gunyarra Cup calendar with the event holding a mixed competition. 

The 6-a-side soccer event will be held over three weeks with the event beginning on Wednesday May 4. 

For more information about Gunyarra Cup, click on the following link HERE

Uni v Navy
Starting in 2021, the Cairns based JCU Students competed against the Navy in a variety of sports in a one day effort in an effort to strengthen the bonds between the University and Navy communities.  The event is back in 2022 which, features mixed indoor soccer at the Cairns Indoor Sports Centre. 

The event date is Wednesday August 3. 

For more information about the Uni v Navy event, click on the following link HERE

Clubs

Townsville

The current affiliated club at our Riverway JCU Football ClubRiverway Vikings and Ross River JCU have joined forces in 2022 under the new name Riverway JCU Football club. Same great family, only bigger. The club welcomes players of all skills for men’s women’s and juniorsYou can find out more information about the club at their Facebook page HERE or emailing the President at [email protected]

 

Cairns

There is currently no football club existing on the Cairns Campus.  If you are interested in helping to start a club up on campus, please email [email protected] as well as [email protected]

To join a fencing club in the club region, click on the following link HERE

JCU Representation

Each year JCU sends teams to compete at UniSport Nationals.  The UniSport Nationals provide an opportunity for students at 43 member universities from across Australia (including JCU) to compete head to head in a number of national standard sporting competitions.  UniSport Nationals is the largest multi-sporting event held in Australia every year with its flagship event Nationals Div 1 and Div 2 hosting up to 10,000 students each year. 

This year the football/soccer event will be held from September 25 – October 1 in Perth.  If you are interested in competing in the football event, click on the following link HERE and register your interest today.

For more information in regards to the event, click on the following link HERE

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