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The inaugural AFI Beach Footy tournament will be held in Melbourne on Saturday 5 December, 2020.

The venue is West Beach, St Kilda.

Please note that, due to current Covid-19 restrictions, it is possible that we may have to push the date of the tournament back until later in the summer. At this stage, however, the tournament will take place on 5 December.

All teams are mixed (men & women) and all matches are non-contact.

Competition Format

  • Entry is open to all footy clubs based in Melbourne.
  • The tournament will be played on one day.
  • 7-a-side (plus 3 interchange players).
  • Matches will commence every 30 minutes to facilitate a carnival type atmosphere.
  • Each match will consist of 2 x 12 minute halves, plus 2 minutes for half-time.
  • Each team will play a minimum of 3 matches during the event.
  • The top four teams will advance to the Semi-Finals.
  • The winners of both Semi-Finals will play in the Grand Final.
  • Music and prizes, including a huge Beach Footy trophy and medals for the winning team!