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by Sherriann Ryan | May 06 2016 | NQ Championships

Expressions of INterest for Selection for 2016 NYC/2017 NTL's

 

NQ Touch is now calling for expression of interest for players who wish to be considered to represent the North Qld region at the National Youth Championshiops Kawana, Sunshine Coast and 2017National Touch League at Coffs Harbvour, NSW

Interested individuals may submit an expression of interest nomination form to be considered for selection online.  This form is located on the home page on the left hand side under online forms.
 

2016 National Youth Championships

The NYC will be held in Kawana from 14th September until Saturday 17th September 2016.

Players nominating for this division need to have turned or are turning 18 this calendar year.  That is born in or after 1998. 

Players will be required to arrive in Brisbane early morning on Tuesday 13th September and will be departing Brisbane in the late afternoon of Saturday 17th September.

Travel to and from Brisbane is at the members expense.  Transport will be provided to and from Brisbane airport to Kawana.

Coaches will advise players off flights they will be required to book so that everyone is arriving around the same time into Brisbane and departing from Brisbane.

The tour levy will be $750.00 and will need to be have paid in full including any gear ordered by Monday 15th August 2016.  There will be an early bird tour levy of $650.00, if the tour levy including any gear ordered is paid in full by Friday 29th July 2016.

For players that have been named in the initial team and have not paid their full payment, for both tour and gear levy, by Monday 15th August it will then be up to the coaches’ discretion if they are to remain in the team.  If it is decided that the player remains in the team as of Monday 15th August the tour levy will be $800.00.

 

Players selected for both the NYC and the NTL’s will be given a separate time line for early bird and final payments required for the 2017 NTL’s tour levy.

 

2017 National Touch League

The 2017 National Touch League will be held in Coffs Harbour from Wednesday 8th March to Saturday 11th March, 2017.  All touring members will be required to be in Coffs Harbour by Tuesday 7th March, 2017. Accommodation is provided from Tuesday night, through to Friday night (inclusive).  Saturday is NOT included in the tour levy.

The tour levy will be $750.00 and will need to be have paid in full including any gear ordered by Monday 13th November 2016.  There will be an early bird tour levy of $650.00 if the tour levy, including any gear ordered is paid in full by Friday 13th October 2016.

For players that have been named in the initial team and have not paid their full payment, for both tour and gear levy, by Monday 13th November 2016 it will then be up to the coach’s discretion if they are to remain in the team.  If it is decided the player remains in the team as of Monday 13th November 2016 the tour levy will be $800.00

It needs to be remembered for the age divisions that players that are turning the division age in 2017, can nominate for that division

i.e. someone who is turning 39 in 2016 will be eligible to participate in the 40 division at the NTL’s in 2017

The Divisions offered for next year’s National Touch League are listed below:

Age Qualification’s:

2017 NTL Division

Age Qualification

2017 NTL Division

Age Qualification

Men’s T League

Born in or after 1997 & 6 Opens players

Women’s T League

Born in or after 1997 & 6 Opens players

Men’s 30 Years and Over

Born in or after 1987

Women’s 27 Years or Over

Born in or after 1990

Men’s 40 Years and Over

Born in or after 1977

Women’s 35 Years and Over

Born in or after 1982

Men’s 45 Years and Over

Born in or after 1972

Women’s 40 Years and over

Born in or after 1977

Men’s 50 Years and Over

Born in or after 1967

 

 

Men’s 55 Years and Over

Born in or after 1962

Mixed 30’s and Over

Born in or after 1987

 

Player Nominations -Touring Teams

If insufficient player nominations for a division that is being considered to tour are NOT received then that division will be withdrawn from the tour. Therefore it is important that you indicated a second preference in case your first team preference does not receive the required number of nominations to be considered and is withdrawn.

 

Payment Plan

Players are able to set up a direct payment plan to pay off the tour and gear levy.  Once a direct payment plan has been initiated between yourself/Sherriann and your bank we require a copy of the direct debit set up plan from your financial institution. 

 

Request to be considered for dispensation

If you are unable to attend the June Championships for a valid reason and wish to be considered to be selected in a representative team you still need to nominate for the division that you wish to be considered for and then forward an application for dispensation with supporting documentation to the NQ office by Monday 30th May 2016.

A valid reason that would be considered would include

  1. Your affiliate is not sending a team in your division and you are unable to obtain a game in another team through the player pool
  2. Unable to get time of work
  3. Medical condition
  4. Participating in a touch event at a higher level ie Open school

 

Expression of interest to be considered for selection to represent the region at these events will close Friday 3rd June, 2016. 

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the NQ Touch office.

 

: May 06 2016 4:14 PM

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