King's Birthday Junior Tournament 2024

Papamoa FC is delighted to confirm that our annual boys' and girls' tournaments will be back for 2024!

Things will be a bit different this year, with both boys' and girls' grades running on the same days, but with grades split across two tournaments.

Our King's Birthday Tournament will feature boys 8th, 10th, and 12th grades and girls U10 and U14 grades.

If you can volunteer at the King's Birthday tournament, please let us know by filling out our tournament volunteer form

Tournament Details and Rules

Tournament details

  • The tournament will take place on Sunday 2nd June
  • The first games will kick off at 9.30am
  • All games and the tournament prizegiving will be completed by 5pm
  • The tournament will take place at Gordon Spratt Reserve

Tournament rules

  • Each grade will be run according to the relevant WaiBOP regulations regarding player numbers and field size
  • Federation/Metro (i.e. top level) teams are not permitted
  • Mixed teams are allowed in the boys' competitions
  • Games will be 20 minutes long (2x 10-minute halves)
  • Teams will play a round-robin followed by knockout fixtures for the top teams
  • Each grade will use the relevant WaiBOP rules


The age grades for boys are as follows. In brackets are the playing numbers and squad numbers allowed.

  • Boys 8th Grade (5v5) (8)
  • Boys 10th Grade (7v7) (10)
  • Boys 12th Grade (9v9) (13)
  • Girls U10 (7v7) (10)
  • Girls U14 (9v9) (13)

Entry fee

The entry fee is $230 per team.

How to Register

You must complete an expression of interest in order to be invited to register. Teams that have expressed interest will be invited to register on a first come, first served basis. 

Expressions of interest are now open. Click here to access the EOI form.

To keep up to date with the tournament, like the Facebook page!

If you have any enquiries, please contact Chris at

Further information

The tournament will almost certainly proceed regardless of the weather conditions. Please come appropriately prepared for all weather conditions.

In the highly unlikely situation where the weather is so inclement that the tournament cannot proceed the following will occur:

  • Papamoa Football Club will endeavour to make any such decision by 5pm on the day before the tournament.
  • An email will be sent out to all teams advising that the tournament has been cancelled.
  • All travelling teams will also be notified by text message.
  • Updates will be posted on the tournament Facebook page.
Field map

See below for the tournament field map.