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December 10, 2018
Talent Coach Course – Toowoomba 9/02/2019

  A Talent Coach Course will be delivered by Tristan Mana at the SWQ Touch Office, 10 Cress Street, Toowoomba on Saturday, 9/02/2019. The course will run for approximately 8 hours from from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Morning tea and lunch will be provided. To register for this course, please click here and complete all of the...

December 10, 2018
Talent Coach Course – Roma 2/03/2019

A Talent Coach Course will be delivered by Terry McSweeney at the Roma Touch grounds, Bungil Street Roma on Saturday 2/03/2019. To register for this course, please click here and complete all of the mandatory fields which includes reading and agreeing to the terms and conditions contained in the National Membership & Participant Declaration. Registrations...

December 10, 2018
2019 Calendar

2019 is set to be another busy year in South West Queensland! With the return of the Swans Junior Cup (rebranded SWQ Titans Junior Cup), and the addition of the QTF Senior State Cup at the end of the year, there are some amazing opportunities for Junior and Senior players across the region. Get in...

November 15, 2018
Titans Junior Club Challenge – Draw

We’re ready to go! The Titans Junior Club Challenge will be held on Sunday, 18 November at the Toowoomba Touch Grounds, cnr Ruthven & Spring Sts, Toowoomba. So excited to be welcoming teams from Roma, Chinchilla, Dalby, Springfield, Toowoomba and Arana! 2018 Titans Junior Club Challenge – Conditions of Entry Please note the Club Championship…

November 2, 2018
Titans Junior Club Challenge

The Titans Junior Club Challenge is open to Junior Club teams from across Queensland, providing opportunities for players with a wider range of abilities to develop through participation in the sport under tournament conditions. The Titans Junior Club Challenge will be held on Sunday, 18 November at the Toowoomba Touch Grounds, cnr Ruthven & Spring…

October 8, 2018
National Touch League Player Trials – 17 November 2018

Trials for SWQ representative teams competing at the National Touch League in Coffs Harbour from Wednesday 13 to Saturday 16 March 2019 will be held on Saturday, 17 November 2018 at the Toowoomba Touch Fields, cnr Ruthven and Spring Sts, Kearney’s Spring. Register online here for the trials       To be eligible for…

June 7, 2018
2018 National Youth Champs – Trials

The National Youth Champs will be held at Kawana, 12-15 September 2018. Our SWQ U18 Boys and U18 Girls trials are just around the corner! Players born during or after 2000, who play in a TFA affiliated competition in SWQ are eligible to trial (please check the 2018 Player Eligibility & Selection Policy for full…

June 7, 2018
Level 3 Referee course – Toowoomba 23 June 2018

A Level 3 Referee course will be delivered by Luke McKenzie at the Toowoomba Touch grounds, Kearney’s Spring Sports Complex, Toowoomba on Saturday, 23/06/18, from 8:00am to 12:30pm. To register for the course, please click on the badge below and complete all of the mandatory fields which includes reading and agreeing to the terms and…

Metro Cup
April 23, 2018
2018 Metro Cup

South West Queensland Touch is calling for expressions of interest for 2018 Metro Cup Coaching positions. Men’s Premier division Women’s Premier division Men’s Division 1 Women’s Division 1 Men’s Division 2 Women’s Division 2 Please email SWQ Touch admin@swqtouch.com. Expressions of interest close Friday 18 May 2018. More info? Contact Sam 0417 419 837   PLAYERS: SWQ…

April 9, 2018
2018 Qld Junior State Champs Trials

The 2018 Qld Junior State Championships will be held from 24-26 August 2018 at Whites Hill Reserve, 258 Boundary Rd, Camp Hill. As the SWQ Swans Junior Cup is on hold this year, our junior rep teams will be selected through a different process – that being independent trials. Our SWQ U12, U14 and U16…

April 9, 2018
Foundation Coach Course – Dalby 22/04/2018

A Foundation Coach Course will be delivered by Adam Stevenson at the Dalby PCYC, C0oper Street, Dalby on Saturday, 22/04/18, from 8:00am to 2:00pm. To register for this course, please click on this link and complete all of the mandatory fields which includes reading and agreeing to the terms and conditions contained in the National Membership…

March 24, 2018
NRL Titans in Toowoomba

In the build up to the historic first ever NRL match in Toowoomba, the TFH Gold Coast Titans spent some time in the community. SWQ Touch helped out at the come and try kids clinic at Gold Park with approximately 180 kids in attendance, who loved seeing and getting some tips from the Titans players!…

March 20, 2018
Twisters Junior Cup

Toowoomba Touch Association invites nominations of Junior Affiliate Representative teams for the 2018 Twisters Junior Cup to be held on Sunday 6 May at the Kearney’s Spring Sports Reserve. Conditions of Entry can be downloaded from the Toowoomba Touch website. Download the team nomination form here

February 28, 2018
SWQTA AGM

The South West Queensland Touch Association Annual General Meeting was held at 9:30am on Sunday 18 March at the SWQ Touch office, 6 Cress Street, Toowoomba. SWQTA’s 2018 Committee President: Reg Hart Vice President: Chris Bartlett Minutes Secretary: Bailey Garcha Director of Finance: Chrissy Bartlett Director of Referees: Matt Prendergast Director of Coaching: Brenda Rackemann…

January 30, 2018
2018 Regional Coaching positions

We’re excited to announce Regional coaching appointments for National Touch League, National Youth Championships and Junior State Championships in 2018. Our regional representative teams are in good hands this year, with a healthy mix of experience and youth in our positions. If you are interested in filling one of the vacancies please email us. Men’s…

January 20, 2018
Talent Coach Course – Toowoomba 10/02/2018

A Talent Coach Course will be delivered by Tristan Mana at the SWQ Touch Office, 6 Cress Street, Toowoomba on Saturday, 10/02/2018. The course will run for approximately 8 hours from from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Morning tea and lunch will be provided. To register for this course, please click here and complete all of the mandatory…

January 11, 2018
2018 QTF Coaching Forum and Titans E8 Junior Clinic

In keeping with QTF High Performance initiatives, a Coach Forum for Talent level coaches in SWQ will be conducted in Toowoomba on Sunday, 11 February. This follows the Coaching Forum held in July 2017 which covered theoretical principles, the Forum on 11 February will cover more practical aspects. QTF have combined this initiative with an…

August 31, 2017
Junior Elite 8 Representative Teams

Junior Elite 8 representative teams were selected from within the boundaries of the existing Elite 8 permits following the Queensland Junior State Championships in Townsville (25-27 August) – Cowboys from North and Central Queensland, Broncos from Sunshine Coast and Brisbane, and Titans from South West Queensland and South Queensland and Border Districts. SWQ players will attend a…

July 19, 2017
Level 2 Referee Course – Toowoomba 5/08/2017

A Level 2 referee course will be delivered by Matt Prendergast at the Toowoomba Touch Clubhouse, on Saturday, 5/08/17, from 8am to 12pm. To register for this course, please click here and complete all of the mandatory fields which includes reading and agreeing to the terms and conditions contained in the National Membership & Participant…

July 3, 2017
SWQ Coaching Forum

SWQ Touch and Queensland Touch invite you to a Coaching Forum to be presented by QTF High Performance and Pathways Manager Peter Bell The Forum will be held from 9am to 12pm on Saturday, 15 July 2017 at the John “Cracker” McDonald Function Room, Toowoomba Sports Ground, 47 Arthur St, Toowoomba City QLD 4350. There…

May 9, 2016
Foundation Referee Coaching Course

QTF will be holding a Foundation Referee Coaching Course in Toowoomba and Brisbane over the weekend of 27 to 29/05/16. Please note that participants must be minimum Level 4 referee accredited. For further information, please click on this link. 

May 3, 2016
Level 2 Referee Course – Toowoomba, 19/05/16

A Level 2 referee course is being delivered by Matt Prendergast in the Toowoomba Touch clubhouse on Thursday, 19/05/16, from 4.45pm to 8.45pm. Details about costs, how to register and pre-course requirements can be found in the document below: Level 2 Referee Course – Toowoomba, 19.05.16

February 10, 2016
Partnership – Titans and QTF

The document below, which was released yesterday by Jamie O’Connor (CEO of Qld Touch Football), outlines the partnership arrangement that now exists between the Gold Coast Titans and Qld Touch Football:  QTF_Titans Announcement This announcement has been given extensive media coverage as you will see in the following links:      Official Site of the…

December 21, 2015
Foundation Coaching Course – Toowoomba, 14/02/16

SWQ Touch will be delivering a Foundation Coaching Course in Toowoomba on Sunday, 14/02/16. For those interested in attending, please have a read of the document below as it contains information on how to register, costs, pre-course requirements, etc. Foundation Coaching Course – Toowoomba, 14.02.16

November 11, 2015
2016 SWQ Selection Policies

SWQ Touch members are requested to take note of the following selection policies in place for our 2016 representative teams: 2016 SWQ Player Eligibility & Selection Policy – Opens & Seniors 2016 Player Eligibility & Selection Policy – Juniors

September 8, 2015
Upcoming Referee Courses

Please find listed below information about the referee courses being delivered in our region in the coming weeks: Level 1 Chinchilla – Tuesday, 29/09/15, from 5.30pm to 9.30pm Level 1 Referee Course – Chinchilla, 29.09.15 Toowoomba, Thursday, 1/10/15, from 5pm to 9pm Level 1 Referee Course – Toowoomba, 01.10.15 Level 2 Dalby – Tuesday, 13/10/15,…

September 1, 2015
Swans Junior Touch Clinic – Toowoomba, 27/09/15

SWQ Touch is conducting a FREE Junior Touch Clinic at the Toowoomba Touch fields on Sunday, 27/09/15. The clinic is aimed at kids aged from 7 to 12 years and it will primarily focus on improving their skills and understanding of the game. An invitation is also extended to junior coaches (preferably 1st or 2nd year)…

April 1, 2015
Level 2 and 3 Referee Courses – Toowoomba, 19/04/15

Level 2 and Level 3 referee courses will be delivered by SWQ Touch Association in Toowoomba on Sunday, 19/04/15. If you are interested in attending either course, please register via the Registration tab at the top right of this page. Detailed information about both courses can be found in the following document: Level 2 and 3 Referee Courses – Toowoomba…

January 27, 2015
2015 SWQ Player Eligibility & Selection Policy – Opens & Seniors

SWQ Touch members are requested to take note of the following selection policy in place for our open & senior representative teams in 2015: 2015 SWQ Player Eligibility & Selection Policy – Opens & Seniors

January 27, 2015
2015 SWQ Player Eligibility & Selection Policy – Juniors

SWQ Touch members are requested to take note of the following selection policy in place for our junior representative teams in 2015: 2015 Player Eligibility & Selection Policy – Juniors

April 10, 2014
Play By The Rules Campaign

Play By The Rules have just launched a campaign, supported by some prominent athletes, which addresses homophobia in sport. For more information, please check out this video and the Play By The Rules website.

December 16, 2013
Get Started Funding – Helping Kids Participate

Get Started is one of three funding programs that comprise the Queensland Government’s Get in the Game initiative to support grassroots sport and recreation. Get Started assists children and young people who can least afford or may otherwise benefit from joining a sport or recreation club. Eligible children and young people can apply online for…

September 23, 2013
Play By The Rules Bulletin – September

Please find attached a copy of the Play By The Rules (PBTR) September e-Bulletin. PBTR provides news, resources and free online training to assist sport and recreation clubs and administrators, officials, coaches, players and spectators to keep sport safe, fair and inclusive. PBTR_Sept_2013

July 10, 2013
ASADA & TFA Education Plan

10/07/13 Please see the attached documents which outline the steps that ASADA & TFA will take to educate athletes about their anti-doping rights and responsibilities. ASADA E-Learning Fact Sheet Touch Football Australia Anti-Doping Education Plan FINAL

July 10, 2013
Play by the Rules Bulletin

10/07/13 Please find attached the July / August edition of the Play by the Rules bulletin. PBTR-eBulletin-July-August_2013

July 1, 2013
Good Sports Program

1/07/13 Please see the attachment below for a Good Sports Healthy Eating update. Issue 6- FFS Project Update June 2013

June 12, 2013
Local Sporting Champions Grants

12/06/13 The Australian Government’s Local Sporting Champions program, managed by the Australian Sports Commission, assists young people aged between 12-18 with participation costs of being involved in sporting events whether as a player, coach or official. The grant is intended to help cover the costs of travel, accommodation, uniforms and equipment required for the sporting…

May 1, 2013
Playing For Life Resource

1/05/13 TFA, in conjunction with the Australian Sports Commission, have produced a coaching manual for use by the coaches or deliverers of Touch Football activities to primary school aged children. It contains some great coaching tips and lessons which all junior coaches will find interesting. To access this document, please go to the Development tab at…

April 17, 2013
Good Sports Program

17/04/13 Good Sports is a program of the Australian Drug Foundation (ADF) which works to make community sporting clubs healthier and safer places. Their website, which can be found at the following link http://goodsports.com.au/, contains some great tips for all of our members. Attached below is a copy of their latest newsletter: Issue 5- FFS Project Update…