JUNIOR & SENIOR WET WEATHER PROCEDURES

MID - WEEK & FRIDAY NIGHT CANCELLATIONS

 

When closing fields, clubs must contact Football Brisbane (FB) no later than 2:00pm on the afternoon of the match. The HOME club is responsible for deciding if matches are to proceed.  

 

If any matches are called off, the HOME club is required to EMAIL Football Brisbane (competitions@footballbrisbane.com.au) with this advice (NOT telephone messages). 

 

If the situation arises where conditions deteriorate after 2:00pm, clubs are to call the Wet Weather number (0421 271 735) to discuss the options – do NOT send an email. 

 

If matches have not been postponed by 5:00pm, it is then the Referee’s decision, on arrival, as to whether matches are to go ahead. 

 

  • Notification Process for weeknight matches (including Friday night) 

Matches postponed will be listed in either the “JUNIOR GROUND CLOSURES” section and/or the “SENIOR GROUND CLOSURES” section (under “Wet Weather”) on the Football Brisbane website (clubs will NOT be advised by SMS unless there are late postponements). 

SATURDAY & SUNDAY CANCELLATIONS

 

The HOME club is responsible for deciding if matches are to proceed. If any matches are called off, the HOME club is required to SMS Football Brisbane on the Wet Weather Number (0421 271 735) (NOT telephone messages) no less than three (3) hours prior to the kick off time, of the first scheduled match of the day. 

 
If the situation arises where conditions deteriorate after these times, clubs are to ring the Wet Weather Number (0421 271 735) to discuss the options – do NOT send an email. 

 

If matches have not been postponed after following the above procedure, it is then the Referee’s (this includes club referees) decision, on arrival, as to whether matches are to go ahead.  Should the Referee postpone matches, the HOME club must notify (by SMS) the Wet Weather Number (0421 271 735). 

 

  • Notification process for weekend matches 

Matches postponed will be listed in either the “JUNIOR GROUND CLOSURES” section and/or the “SENIOR GROUND CLOSURES” section (under “Wet Weather”) on the Football Brisbane website (clubs will NOT be advised by SMS unless there are late postponements).Clubs will NOT be advised by SMS unless there are late postponements. 

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