YOUTH FOOTBALL (Ages 11 upward)

YOUTH TEAMS: A program developing core football skills for players for players turning 11 and above. 

COST: 2024 Season

Under 16 FREE (Donations are welcomed)

Over 16 - Early Bird (Ends Friday 23rd February) - $175, Full - $200


Home games are held at Pearson Park, Burnett Street, Oxford (13+), or on the Oxford A&P Showground Fields Intermediate Pitch I1 (U11/U12) Please Park on Burnett Street and walk on the footpath through Pearson Park. DO NOT PARK ON THE SHOWGROUND SITE.

Note: we also use backup fields at Cust Domain, Mill Road, Cust for some home fixtures. Your Coach will advise if these have been scheduled for use.

Away games are generally in Christchurch, but can occasionally be further afield, depending on the participating clubs in the league. Car Pooling is usually organised by the parents of the players.

WHEN: Saturdays. Times vary according to grades. 

​​​​​​​Winter Season starts Saturday 27th April 2023 with the final weekend for the season in early September. There are no sessions on Kings Birthday, or the 13th July.

PRACTICE: Each coach will set a practice day during the week.


  • Games following the NZ Football Whole of Football curriculum.
  • The club provides a team shirt which is numbered and allocated to players.
  • If the correct shirt is not returned (in reasonable condition) at the end of the season then the player WILL NOT be able to register for another football season with any New Zealand Club until it is returned, or purchased from Oxford FC. 
  • Players provide their own black shorts, boots, shin pads and socks, which are all available (except Boots) through the club online store. CLICK HERE to go to the store.
  • Please remember to take a named drink bottle to sessions.
  • Boots (no metal studs) are recommended.
  • Shin pads are COMPULSORY
  • There is no requirement for a mouthguard for football.
  • Both games and practice may be cancelled due to ground conditions if it is deemed unsafe due to heavy rain or cold conditions. Cancellations will be listed on the Facebook page, Club Sporty App and via team coaches/managers.