FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the Darwin 9s?
The Darwin 9s is a 9-a-side footy tournament played in Darwin. It is run by Australian Football International (AFI). More information about the event can be found at https://aflinternational.com/darwin9s

What is the date of the tournament?
Saturday, 7 August 2021.

Where is the venue?
The Darwin 9s will be held at Rugby Park, Abala Road, Marrara

What are the playing rules?
The tournament will be played under the rules of Footy 9s and can be found on the website link above.

What is Footy 9s?
Footy 9s is an exciting and dynamic new version of Aussie Rules football. Footy 9s has been developed by AFI to allow Australian Football to be played on rectangular fields throughout the world – removing the barriers that have prevented our great game from becoming truly international.

What does AFI do?
AFI’s role is to grow and promote Footy 9s both internationally and within Australia, with a focus on community development. Our long-term aim is to secure the inclusion of Footy 9s in the Olympic Games.

How do I register to play in the Darwin 9s?
All teams must register to play via the website. If you haven’t done so already, please fill out the online form below.
Register Your Team

What is the cost?
For players competing in the Darwin 9s the Tournament Registration fee is only $95. Your tournament fees cover the substantial costs of running the event, which include venue hire, event management, public liability insurance, first aid, umpires, trophies & medals, photographers and filming. Our major aim is to to ensure that all players, teams and officials enjoy a fantastic day!