Juniors

Juniors U10 - U12 Development

Children turning 10-12  in the 2023 calendar year can start playing Junior development football. The competition typically has 18 playing rounds with games played in a home and away format.

Games are played on Sunday with kick-off typically between 8:00 and 11:00am.

Playing format:

  • Number of players: 9-a-side including a goalkeeper, maximum of 5 substitutes

  • Field of play: 65m long x 45m wide (best practice)

  • Goal size: 5m wide x 2m high

  • Ball size: 4

  • Duration of the game: 25 min halves, minimum 5 min half time break

  • Penalty area: 10m deep x 20m wide

  • Competition points are maintained by Football West for assessment purposes only. No ladders are kept and no scores are allowed to be published.

The competition generally runs from April to September and training will commence several weeks prior as designated by the coaches.

Training is provided once or twice a week by BSC coaches dependant on coaches and coaches preferences.

Parents are expected to assist by providing a ground marshal and referee for home games as well as assist in preparing the ground for the game.

THe Club is now taking expressions of interest for the 2023 season.

Juniors playing soccer

Juniors U13 - U16 Competition

Children turning 13-16  in the 2023 calendar year can start playing Junior competition football. The competition typically has 18 playing rounds with games played in a home and away format.

Games are played on Sunday with kick-off typically between 8:00am and 1:00pm.

Playing format:

  • Number of players: 11-a-side including a goalkeeper, maximum of 5 substitutes

  • Field of play: Full size pitch

  • Goal size: Full size

  • Ball size: 4 (for U13s) 5 (for U14-U16)

  • Duration of the game: 13-14s 30 min halves, 15s 35 min halves, 16s 40 min halves minimum 5 min half time break

  • Penalty area: 10m deep x 20m wide

  • At this level points are scored on the outcome of each game and Football West maintains league ladders which are published and updated weekly. The top four teams in each ladder will play off in knock out finals.

  • Teams at this level are eligible to play in the Juniors Cup Competition which is a knockout competition played on Saturday mornings.

The competition generally runs from April to September and training will commence several weeks prior as designated by the coaches.

Training is provided once or twice a week by BSC coaches dependant on coaches and coaches preferences.

Parents are expected to assist by providing a ground marshal and linesman for home games. Referees are provided by Football West but if not available then home team must provide a Club referee.

The Club is now taking expressions of interest for the 2023 season.

Junior trophy winners

Juniors U17 - U18 

There is no under 17s league and generally the under 17s and under 18s will play together in a league. At BSC the Under 18s are considered as part of the seniors squad and are being assessed and prepared for movement up to the Amateurs and or the Reserves. See the Seniors page.