Touch Football

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.  Touch Football is one 5 sports offered to students on the Townsville Campus.  Touch Football 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). 

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

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!  Touch Football is one of 6 sports held during the Interfaculty Sport calendar with the event having a women’s and men’s competition. 

The Touch Football event will be held over three weeks with the event beginning on Wednesday March 16. 

For more information about Interfaculty Sport, 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 mixed touch football 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.  Touch Football is one 3 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!  Touch Football is one of 6 sports held during the Gunyarra Cup calendar with the event holding a mixed competition. 

The Touch Football event will be held over three weeks with the event beginning on Wednesday August 17. 

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

Interfaculty Sport

Interfaculty Sport in Cairns is a free program, which consists of 5 sports played on a one day event held each semester between 4 faculty teams.

The program was introduced in 2022 with the intention of growing sport on the Cairns Campus as well as creating friendly rivalry amongst faculties.

The Interfaculty Sport event will be held on Saturday August 13. 

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

Clubs

Townsville

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

Cairns

There is currently no Touch 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 touch football club in either Townsville or Cairns, 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 touch football event will be held from September 25 – October 1 in Perth.  If you are interested in competing in the touch 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

jcu

The James Cook University Student Association works closely with the James Cook University. Please visit www.jcu.edu.au to find out more.