Why affiliate?

Affiliation with South West Queensland Touch Association (SWQTA), Queensland Touch Association (QTA) & Touch Football Australia (TFA) provides associations, players, referees, administrators, officials and volunteers of the sport with:


  • Touch Football Australia, JLT and Sportscover provide the Touch Football community with a first class Sports Insurance Scheme through affiliation. Up to date information regarding the insurance scheme and claim procedure is available here:

Access to Local competitions in one of the largest participation sports in Australia

  • Social men’s, women’s, mixed and junior competitions
  • Competitive men’s, women’s, mixed and junior competitions

Representative pathways to Regional, State & National events:

  • Falcons Junior Cup, Twisters Junior Cup, SWQ Titans Junior Cup
  • Queensland Junior State Cup
  • Junior State Championships
  • National Youth Championships
  • Titans Affiliate Challenge
  • Queensland Senior State Cup
  • National Touch League
  • NRL Touch Football Premiership
  • State of Origin
  • World Cup
  • Trans-Tasman

Access to Referee and Coaching Development pathways, from Local competitions, to Regional, State & National appointments:

  • Coach
    • Foundation – social, club and Affiliate teams
    • Talent – Affiliate and Regional teams
    • Elite – Regional and State teams
    • Mastery – State and National teams
  • Referee
    • Level 1 – social, club and Affiliate competitions
    • Level 2/ 3/ 4 – Affiliate and Regional competitions
    • Level 3/ 4 – Regional and State competitions
    • Level 5/6 – State and National competitions
    • Level 6 – International competitions


For Local Associations – technical support and competition resources

  • Access to Queensland Touch Football development staff
  • Provision of coach and referee development through courses and support where requested
  • Qualified presenters for referee and coaching courses
  • Junior development clinics and programs
  • Access to Touch Football Online – the online software package that enables player registration, season or tournament draw construction, results and ladder records, online player registration, bulk email communicator and free linked website to promote affiliate competitions and to post weekly results and ladders
  • Touch Football Online training and assistance
  • Promotional assistance for your competition
  • Deed of Agreement with local councils (ie access to greenspace)
  • access by eligible bodies to grants from various Local, State and Federal Government



(as @ 31 December 2018)

Affiliation fees are paid by an affiliate each season, on a per team basis.

Senior player cost (average 12 players/ team) over a 14 game season = approx $2.20 per game

Junior player cost (average 10 players/ team) over a 14 game season = approx $1.40 per game


Not affiliated?

If you’re considering affiliation with Touch Football Australia for your organisation but aren’t sure how to go about it, get in touch! There are a range of options available from Incorporated Associations to unincorporated and social organisations. We’re happy to work with you to find the best option for your competition.