Important Season Dates for 2024 (subject to change)

  • April 5-7: Season starts for U8 and above
  • April 9: Coaches & Managers Information Night for U6/U7 (Online)
  • April 13: MiniRoos Coaching Course – Waterfront Oval – 11am
  • April 13: Team Kit bag collection #1 – Waterfront Oval (U6/U7) – 10am-3pm
  • April 14: Team Kit bag collection #2 – Waterfront Oval (U6/U7) – 10am-3pm
  • April 16-19: Balmain DFC Holiday Camps – Week 1 (Girls-Only & Mixed)
  • April 19-21: Middle week of school holidays
    • Fixtures for U8 and above will be scheduled
  • April 23-24 & 26: Balmain DFC Holiday Camps – Week 2 (Girls-Only & Mixed)
  • April 27-28: Season starts for ALL ABILITIES, TINY TIGERS, U6/U7 MIXED & GIRLS
  • May 6-7: U8s ONLY – Football Canterbury initial review/regrade (post-Round 5)
  • June 3-5: U8-U12 Football Canterbury Mid-season natural review/regrade for SSF (post-Round 9)
  • June 7-10 Long Weekend (King’s Birthday):
    • No games for U6 to U12 & Tiny Tigers
    • Normal round for 10-team Divisions (U13+)
    • Catch-up fixtures for U13 and above will be scheduled as required
  • June 17-20: Splitting of 12-team Divisions (U13+)
    • Draw for new divisions will be published during this week
  • June 29: BDFC Volunteers Dinner
  • July 9-12: Balmain DFC Holiday Camps – Week 1
  • July 13-14: Middle week of School Holidays:
    • No games for U6 to U12 & Tiny Tigers
    • Fixtures for U13 and above will be scheduled
    • Catch-up fixtures for U13 and above will be scheduled as required
  • July 16-19: Balmain DFC Holiday Camps – Week 2
  • July 19-21: Final Home & Away round for 8-team divisions (U13+)
  • July 26-28: Final Home & Away round for 6-team divisions (U13+)
  • August 2-4: Final Home & Away round for 10-team divisions (U13+)
  • August 9-11: Grand Finals for 8-team divisions
  • August 16-18:
    • Grand Finals for 6-team divisions
    • Football Canterbury SSF (Small-Sided Football) Medal Presentation Round (U8-U12)
  • August 23-25: Grand Finals for 10-team divisions
  • August 24-25 (TBC): Balmain DFC Presentation Days (TT to U14)
  • October 1-4 (TBC): Balmain DFC Holiday Camps – Week 1
  • October 8-11 (TBC): Balmain DFC Holiday Camps – Week 2
  • October TBC – BDFC Summer Football Comp (U7-U13)
  • November TBC: Grading Trials for 2025 season – U8 to U16

2024 NSW School Holidays

  • School begins: Thursday 1st February
  • Autumn Vacation: Mon April 15 – Fri April 26
  • Winter Vacation: Mon July 8 – Fri July 19
  • Spring Vacation: Mon Sept 30 – Fri Oct 11
  • School Ends: Friday Dec 20