Soccer

  

PARTICIPANTS

  • No of participating athletes:             100 (12 Teams)
  • Representing:                                      ACT, NSW, QLD, SA, VIC, WA

EVENTS & Proposed Programme*

Team Competition – 5-a-side (Male/Mixed), Team Competition – 7-a-side (Male/Mixed)

Day 1 - Tuesday, 21 October

9.30am - 3.30pm
Divisioning matches

Day 2 - Wednesday, 22 October

9.30am - 3.30pm
Round Robin 5-a-side, 7-a-side

Day 3 - Thursday, 23 October

9.30am - 3.30pm
Round Robin 5-a-side, 7-a-side
Bronze medal matches

Day 4 - Friday, 24 October

8.30am - 12.00pm
Gold medal matches
Presentations

*This is a proposed schedule only, and timings are subject to change. Please check with Head Coaches and the Games website for any updates

COMPETITION VENUE

State Football Centre - Darebin International Sports Centre, 281 Darebin Road, Thornbury 3071

Football Federation Victoria’s State Football Centre has three full-sized floodlit synthetic pitches and includes change-rooms with toilets and showers and a café.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS SOCCER FACTS & RULES

Played in just about every country, the sport's success is due to the fact that it can be played by boys, girls, men and women of just about any physical build and ability. Soccer requires little in the way of specialized equipment and is organized using simple, intuitive rules.