General Information

The trials will last approximately 1 to 2 hours.
Please arrive early and be ready to be mustered into groups.
Late attendees make it difficult to properly assess players as we need to keep reorganising groups.
You will need to wear full football gear to the trial, including shin pads.
Bring a ball, water bottle and a snack, and be wearing sunscreen.

Whist we understand that some players may have other sporting commitments, family events or plans for the trial times published we are unable to change these times to suit individual players.

ATTENDANCE AT BOTH TRIALS/ GRADING IS COMPULSORY

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To contact the relevant Grade Coordinator, click HERE for details.

Junior Trials

The grades in 2020 are calculated based on the year a player was born (not their school year).

 

Born in 2015 or 2016 = 5th Grade : No grading

Born in 2014 = 6th Grade - Options available: Internal Mixed, Internal Girls Only: No Grading. Players are placed in teams by Grade coordinator

Born in 2013 = 7th Grade - Options available: Internal Mixed, Internal Girls Only: No Grading. Players are placed in teams by Grade coordinator

Born in 2012 = 8th Grade - Options available: Internal Mixed, Internal Girls Only: No Grading. Players are placed in teams by Grade coordinator….

We do have development teams at this age… if your son or daughter wishes to try out for these teams, please visit the 8th grade tab

Born in 2011 = 9th Grade - Options available:

-Internal Mixed: No grading. Players are placed in teams by Grade coordinator

-Internal Girls Only: No grading. Players are placed in teams by Grade coordinator.

We do have development teams at this age… if your daughter wishes to try out for these teams, please visit the 9th grade tab. Players selected for these teams will work towards the 9th grade tournament in September.

-External Mixed: grading compulsory for players wishing to play in the AFF league (i.e. against other clubs)

 

Click the appropriate tab for more specific Grade trial information.

Mixed

Any 8th Grade player who wishes to be considered for the 8th Grade Mixed development team should indicate this when registering online.

Attendance at both gradings is compulsory.

Grading 1
Date: TBC
Time: TBC
Location: TBC

Grading 2
Date: TBC
Time: TBC
Location: TBC


Girls

Any female 8th Grade player who wishes to be considered for the 8th Grade Girls only development team should indicate this when registering online.

Attendance at both gradings is compulsory.

Grading 1
Date: TBC
Time: TBC
Location: TBC

Grading 2
Date: TBC
Time: TBC
Location: TBC

Mixed

Any 9th Grade player who wishes to be considered for the 9th Grade Mixed External Academy teams (Premier Teams who play Travelling AFF Teams) should indicate this when registering online.

Any 9th grade player wanting to play in Grassroots AFF Travelling Teams OUTSIDE THE ACADEMY are asked to attend a GRADING trial

Attendance at the first 2 Academy trials is compulsory, the third trial is by invitation only.

Mixed Academy Trials

Trial 1
Date: Monday 3 February 2020
Time: 4 - 5pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 2 
Date: Wednesday 5 February 2020
Time: 4 - 5pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 3
Date: Thursday 6 February 2020
Time: 4 - 5pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

 

Mixed Grassroots AFF Trials

Date: Sunday 23 February 2020
Time: 10.30am – 11.45am
Location: Keith Hay Park


Girls

Any female 9th Grade player who wishes to be considered for the 9th Grade Girls only development team should indicate this when registering online. These teams will play an extra game on a Saturday against the 8th grade mixed once the season commences

- Internal Club option at Keith Hay Park (No trial)

- Trials after season commencing (May 2) for development teams date, time and venue TBA

 

Youth Trials

The grades in 2020 are calculated based on the year a player was born (not their school year).

 

Born in 2010 = 10th Grade - Options available: Internal Mixed, External Mixed and Girls Only

Born in 2009 = 11th Grade - Options available: Internal Mixed, External Mixed and Girls Only

Born in 2008 = 12th Grade - Options available: Internal Mixed, External Mixed and Girls Only

Born in 2007 = 13th Grade - Options available: External Mixed and Girls Only

Born in 2006 = 14th Grade - Options available: External Boys and Girls Only

Born in 2005 = 15th Grade - Options available: External Boys and Girls Only

Born in 2004 or 2003 = 17th Grade - Options available: External Boys and Girls Only

Click the appropriate tab for more specific Grade information

NO trials are required for 10th Grade players opting to play INTERNAL, so when registering please select No trial if you are wishing to play for a 10th grade INTERNAL team.

Players wishing to play EXTERNAL and for the AUFC Academy teams must attend both trials as below:

Players wishing to play EXTERNAL and not be part of the Academy but part of an AFF Travelling Team are asked to attend the Grassroots GRADING Trial

Attendance at the first 2 trials for Academy is compulsory, the third trial is by invitation only.

Mixed Academy Trials

Trial 1
Date: Monday 3 February 2020
Time: 4 - 5pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 2 
Date: Wednesday 5 February 2020
Time: 4 - 5pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 3
Date: Thursday 6 February 2020
Time: 4 - 5pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Mixed Grassroots Trial

Date: Sunday 23 February

Time 10.30am – 11.45am

Location: Keith Hay Park


Girls

NO trials are required for 10th Grade players opting to play INTERNAL, so when registering please select No trial if you are wishing to play for a 10th grade INTERNAL team.

Players wishing to play EXTERNAL Premier and for the AUFC Academy teams must attend both trials.

Players wishing to play EXTERNAL Grassroots  within the AFF league competition must attend both trials for grading purposes.

Attendance at both 2 trials is compulsory.

Trial 1
Date: Monday 10 February
Time: 4:30 - 5:45pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 2 
Date: Wednesday 12 February
Time: 4:30 - 5:45pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

 

BOYS

NO trials are required for 11th Grade players opting to play INTERNAL, so when registering please select No trial if you are wishing to play for a 10th grade INTERNAL team.

Players wishing to play EXTERNAL and for the AUFC Academy teams must attend both trials.

Players wishing to play EXTERNAL and not be part of the Academy but part of an AFF Travelling Team are asked to attend the Grassroots GRADING Trial

Attendance at the first 2 trials for Academy is compulsory, the third trial is by invitation only.

Mixed Academy Trials

Trial 1
Date: Monday 3 February 2020
Time: 5 -6:15pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 2 
Date: Wednesday 5 February 2020
Time: 5 - 6:15pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 3
Date: Thursday 6 February 2020
Time: 5 - 6:15pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

 

Mixed Grassroots AFF Teams Trial

Date: Sunday 23 February 2020
Time: 11.45pm – 1.00pm
Location: Keith Hay Park


Girls

NO trials are required for 11th Grade players opting to play INTERNAL, so when registering please select No trial if you are wishing to play for a 10th grade INTERNAL team.

Players wishing to play EXTERNAL Premier and for the AUFC Academy teams must attend both trials.

Players wishing to play EXTERNAL Grassroots within the AFF league competition must attend both trials.

Attendance at both 2 trials is compulsory.

Trial 1
Date: Monday 10 February
Time: 4:30 - 5:45pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 2 
Date: Wednesday 12 February
Time: 4:30 - 5:45pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

 

 

 

NO trials are required for 12th Grade players opting to play INTERNAL, so when registering please select No trial if you are wishing to play for a 10th grade INTERNAL team.

Players wishing to play EXTERNAL and for the AUFC Academy teams must attend all trials.

Players wishing to play EXTERNAL and not be part of the Academy must attend the Grassroots trials.

Attendance at the first 2 trials is compulsory, the third trial is by invitation only.

Mixed - External AUFC Academy

Trial 1
Date: Monday 3 February 2020
Time: 5 -6:15pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 2 
Date: Wednesday 5 February 2020
Time: 5 - 6:15pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 3
Date: Thursday 6 February 2020
Time: 5 - 6:15pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Mixed - External AUFC Grassroots

Trial 1
Date: Saturday 15 February
Time: 3:30 - 5pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 2 
Date: Sunday 23 February
Time: 9 - 10:30am
Location: Keith Hay Park

 


Girls 

NO trials are required for 12th Grade players opting to play INTERNAL, so when registering please select No trial if you are wishing to play for a 10th grade INTERNAL team.

Players wishing to play EXTERNAL Premier and for the AUFC Academy teams must attend both trials.

Players wishing to play EXTERNAL Grassroots  within the AFF league competition Division 1 and below must attend both trials.

Attendance at both 2 trials is compulsory.

Trial 1
Date: Monday 10 February
Time: 4:30 - 5:45pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 2 
Date: Wednesday 12 February
Time: 4:30 - 5:45pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

 

BOYS

Attendance by everyone wishing to play 13th grade mixed or girls is COMPULSORY. The gradings will be used to determine the appropriate level for players to play at

For 13th grade mixed, there are 2 separate gradings.

METRO: For players wishing to try out for the Metro, which will be the highest level 13th grade team in the grade. This team will be part of Auckland United Academy and there will be an additional cost for being part of the Academy.

Commitment to all games and training's through the season, including the March grading tournament is compulsory and expected. If you are unable to fully commit, we suggest trailing for a division 1 team and below.

CONFERENCE: All players selected for the Conference team will have an additional one off charge that will be added to their Club Hub account. The additional fee covers the costs of a suitably qualified non- parent coach for the season.

DIVISION 1 AND BELOW: For players wishing to play in a team in division 1 and below.

Players can attend either or both, based on where they wish to play their football

Mixed

METRO and CONFERENCE  (Auckland United Academy)

Attendance at the first 2 gradings is compulsory. The third is for invitation only.

 Trial 1
Date: Tuesday 11th February
Time: 4.15pm – 5.45pm
Location: Waikaraka Park

Trial 2
Date: Wednesday 12th February
Time: 4.15pm – 5.45pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 3
Date: Thursday 13th February
Time: 4.15pm – 5.45pm
Location: Waikaraka Park

 

DIVISION 1 AND BELOW

Attendance at both gradings is compulsory

Trial 1
Date: Tue 18 Feb
Time: 5:30pm - 7pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 2
Date: Thu 20 Feb
Time: 5:30pm - 7pm

Location: Keith Hay Park


Girls

Players wishing to play EXTERNAL Premier and for the AUFC Academy teams must attend both trials.

Players wishing to play EXTERNAL Grassroots  within the AFF league competition Division 1 and below must attend both trials.

Attendance at the first 2 trials is compulsory.

NOTE: For players wishing to try out for the Premier team, which will be the highest level 13th grade team in the grade. This team will be part of Auckland United Academy and there will be an additional cost for being part of the Academy.

Trial 1
Date: Tuesday 11 February
Time: 4:30 - 5:45pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 2 
Date: Thursday 13 February
Time: 4:30 - 5:45pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 3
Date:
Friday 14 February
Time:
4:30 - 5:45pm
Location:
Keith Hay Park

(Invitation Only – Note all players will be contacted on Thursday 13th about the additional session)

 

 

Boys

Boys who wish to take part in the training for the Metro team to be considered for selection the Metro team within the Auckland United Academy need to contact the Director of Football Jo Dawkins.

jo@aucklandunitedfc.org.nz There will be an additional cost for being part of Auckland United Academy.

Boys who wish to trial for the Conference team within Grassroots football

need to attend both of the trials for the Conference team. There will be an additional fee for the Conference team to cover the costs of a suitably qualified non- parent coach for the season.

 

Conference trials:

Trial 1
Date: Tuesday 18th February 2020
Time: 5:00 – 6.15pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 2
Date: Wednesday 19th February 2020
Time: 5:00 – 6.15pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

TEAMS THAT PLAYED IN 13th GRADE (in 2019) IN DIV 1 AND BELOW ARE WELCOME TO STAY TOGETHER AS A TEAM AND SIMPLY MOVE INTO 14th GRADE WITHOUT THE NEED TO TRIAL… PLEASE COMMUNICATE WITH THE GRADE COORDINATOR


Girls

Players wishing to play EXTERNAL Premier and for the AUFC Academy teams must attend both trials.

Players wishing to play EXTERNAL Grassroots  within the AFF league competition Division 1 and below must attend both trials.

Attendance at the first 2 trials is compulsory.

NOTE: For players wishing to try out for the Premier team, which will be the highest level 13th grade team in the grade. This team will be part of Auckland United Academy and there will be an additional cost for being part of the Academy.

Trial 1
Date: Tuesday 11 February
Time: 4:30 - 5:45pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 2 
Date: Thursday 13 February
Time: 4:30 - 5:45pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 3
Date:
Friday 14 February
Time:
4:30 - 5:45pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

(Invitation Only – Note all players will be contacted on Thursday 13th about the additional session)

Boys

Boys who wish to take part in the training for the Metro team to be considered for selected within the Auckland United Academy need to contact the Director of Football Jo Dawkins.

jo@aucklandunitedfc.org.nz

The trials will take the form of training sessions for the Metro Academy There will be an additional cost for being part of Auckland United Academy.

Boys who wish to trial for the Conference team within Grassroots football are invited to trial for the U17 Conference team. These trials will take place as part of the training's over a 2 week period

If there are enough numbers as a result of these training sessions there will be an U15 Conference team formed in addition to an U17 Conference team.

Please note: There will be an additional fee for the Conference team to cover the costs of a suitably qualified non- parent coach for the season.

 

U17 Conference training's / trials:

Training 1
Date: Tuesday 18th February 2020
Time: 5:00 – 6.15pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Training 2
Date: Wednesday 19th February 2020
Time: 5:00 – 6.30pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

 

TEAMS THAT PLAYED IN 14th GRADE (in 2019) IN DIV 1 AND BELOW ARE WELCOME TO STAY TOGETHER AS A TEAM AND SIMPLY MOVE INTO 15th GRADE WITHOUT THE NEED TO TRIAL… PLEASE COMMUNICATE WITH THE GRADE COORDINATOR


Girls

Attendance at both trials is compulsory

NO GIRLS ONLY TEAM AT 15th GRADE. PLAYERS TURNING 15 IN 2020 WILL PLAY IN THE 16th GRADE COMPETITION

NO BOYS ONLY TEAM AT 16th GRADE. PLAYERS TURNING 16 IN 2020 WILL PLAY IN THE 17th GRADE COMPETITION

 

Girls

Players wishing to play EXTERNAL Premier and for the AUFC Academy teams must attend both trials.

Players wishing to play EXTERNAL Grassroots  within the AFF league competition Division 1 and below must attend both trials.

Attendance at the first 2 trials is compulsory.

NOTE: For players wishing to try out for the Premier team, which will be the highest level 13th grade team in the grade. This team will be part of Auckland United Academy and there will be an additional cost for being part of the Academy.

Trial 1
Date: Tuesday 11 February
Time: 4:30 - 5:45pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 2 
Date: Thursday 13 February
Time: 4:30 - 5:45pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Trial 3
Date:
Friday 14 February
Time:
4:30 - 5:45pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

(Invitation Only – Note all players will be contacted on Thursday 13th about the additional session)

Boys

Boys who wish to take part in the training for the Metro teams to be considered for selected within the Auckland United Academy need to contact the Director of Football Jo Dawkins.

jo@aucklandunitedfc.org.nz There will be an additional cost for being part of Auckland United Academy. The trials will form part of training sessions for the Metro team.

Boys who wish to trial for the U17 Conference team within Grassroots football you will need to join the training / trials for that team. Attendance at least 2 sessions is required.

There will be an additional fee for the Conference team to cover the costs of a suitably qualified non- parent coach for the season.

 

U17 Conference trainings / trials:

Training 1
Date: Monday 10th February 2020
Time: 5:00 – 6.15pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Training 2
Date: Wednesday 12th February 2020
Time: 5:00 – 6.30pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Training 3
Date: Monday 17th February 2020
Time: 5:00 – 6.15pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

Training 4
Date: Wednesday 19th February 2020
Time: 5:00 – 6.30pm
Location: Keith Hay Park

 

TEAMS THAT PLAYED IN 15TH GRADE (in 2019) IN DIV 1 AND BELOW ARE WELCOME TO STAY TOGETHER AS A TEAM AND SIMPLY MOVE INTO 17th GRADE WITHOUT THE NEED TO TRIAL… PLEASE COMMUNICATE WITH THE GRADE COORDINATOR


Girls

Girls have the option to attend the trials for the Reserve Women or play in the Women’s Division 1 team.

Players wishing to play in the Women’s Division 1 team please contact our Grassroots Football Chair Kathryn Clarke kathrynclarketku@gmail.com

Players wishing to trial for the Reserve Women please see the Senior trials section.

 

Senior Training Trials

Players wishing to trial for this team in 2020 should contact Jo Dawkins in the first instance jo@wpss.org.nz

 

Women’s Premier, Reserves & U17's

Players wishing to trial for these teams should contact