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									FOOTBALL GOLD COAST


SENIOR LEAGUE
 APPLICATION

      2013
                 Football Gold Coast – 2013 Senior League Application


Table of Contents


   1. Application Guidelines ................................................................. 3

   2. New League Structure From 2013 ............................................... 3

   3. Time Line ..................................................................................... 4

   4. Topics .......................................................................................... 4

             I.         Media / Marketing ....................................................... 4
             II.        Community relationships ............................................ 4
             III.       Junior Development.................................................... 4
             IV.        Location...................................................................... 4
             V.         History of Club ............................................................ 4
             VI.        Playing Achievements ................................................ 4
             VII.       Minimum Standards.................................................... 4
             VIII.      Summary .................................................................... 5
             IX.        Additional Material ...................................................... 5

   5. Application Process ..................................................................... 5

   6. Club Details ................................................................................. 6

   7. Appendix A – Senior Leagues – Minimum Standards

   8. Appendix B – Competition Structure




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1. Application Guidelines

   Successful applicants for the Premier League or Coast League 1 will be
    required to field teams at First Team & Reserve Team level. 32 players
    maximum with a mandatory minimum of 12 x U/23 players. Successful
    applicants for Coast League 2 will require to field teams at First Team &
    Reserve Team level

   There is no generic structure to follow in the application process but
    clubs/entities must provide responses to all of the topics in Point 4 of this
    application

   Clubs are to complete the “6. Club Details” page of the application and attach
    the completed sheet at the front of the application

   The application will be considered as a whole

   Applicants may be inspected by either a review team member or an
    independent person/s. Prior notice will be given

   Applicants may be required to attend an interview if more information or
    clarification is required

   Applicants must provide details of their governance and administration
    structure

   Applications not received by the closing date will not be considered for
    inclusion in either the Premier League or Coast League 1

   Clubs that only want to be considered for the Coast League 2 or the Metro
    Leagues do not need to complete the full application process. A covering letter
    stating which competition they would like to be placed in will suffice


2. New League Structure From 2013

   Applications are invited from current Football Gold Coast participant clubs or
    new entities for inclusion in the 2013 Premier League and Coast Leagues

   Applications will be considered from all clubs irrespective of current divisional
    status or from new entities which may include merged entities

   Clubs which do not apply for Premier League status or are unsuccessful in their
    application will be allocated a divisional position within the new Coast Leagues
    or Metro Leagues by the FGC Board based on their divisional standings in
    2011 and current 2012 standings

   Promotion and relegation between the Premier League, Coast League 1, Coast
    League 2 & Metro Leagues will be in place from the end of the 2013 season.
    Once the format is approved it will be included in CMC Rule 7.5

   The decision of the FGC Board and independent assessors on the composition
    of all divisions will be final and not subject to appeal

   Appendix B shows the proposed senior Men’s Structure from 2013

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3. Time Line

APPLICATIONS CLOSE                     Friday 22nd June

NEW DIVISIONS ANNOUNCED                Monday 17th July

NEW LEAGUES COMMENCE                   2013


4. Topics

I. Media/Marketing

Applicants should indicate how they presently market their club. Include website
details, social media, advertising etc. Applicants should also indicate if they have a
media contact available.

II. Community Relationships

Applicants should elaborate on their relationship with their local community and/or
schools. They should indicate how they plan to expand on these relationships as a
senior football club in their area.

III. Junior Development

Applicants should outline their history of involvement and development of Junior
players. They should also indicate how they intend to approach this important area
into the future. Applicants should also indicate how they will plan for the requirement
to field five (5) junior teams in 2013 and beyond.

IV. Location

Applicants should include details of their location and details of their catchment area.

V. History of Club

Applicants should provide a brief history of their club.

VI. Playing Achievements

Applicants should provide information on their playing achievements over the past
seven (7) years. They should refer to trophies won or premiership honours, divisions
competed in, divisional placing and anything else they consider relevant.

VII. Minimum Standards

Applicants should indicate how they meet the requirements in Appendix A (Minimum
Standards Document). They should include details and indicate any future plans for
further improvements. Where applicants do not currently meet the Minimum
Standards requirements they should indicate how they will meet them by 2013.




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VIII. Summary

Applicants must submit a summary document which in essence states why they
deserve to be included in the relevant league applied for and how their presence will
enhance the competition. This is the opportunity to show passion for the club/entity
and to convince FGC as to why they should be selected.

IX. Additional Material

Applicants may submit any material, references, offers of support, they consider may
benefit the application.


5. Application Process

All applications will be considered and reviewed by the Review Group and
Independent Assessors who will make a recommendation to the FGC Board on the
composition of the FGC divisional structure to commence in 2013.

Applications are to be returned to Football Gold Coast by the due date.

Review Group                         Independent Assessors
Jeff Kemp                            Ian Barfoot
Steve Kazmer                         Stephen Woodward
Damien Bresic




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6. Club Details

Club / Entity Details

Club / Entity Name:


Postal Address:

Ground Address:

Email Address:


Website Address:

Club Colours HOME:


Club Colours AWAY:


Name as per Incorporated Certificate:

Incorporation Number          ABN Number                   Telephone


Executive Committee

President                     Name:

                              Email Address:


                              Phone:

Secretary                     Name:


                              Email Address:


                              Phone:

Treasurer                     Name:

                              Email Address:

                              Phone:

Other                         Name:


                              Email Address:


                              Phone:



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