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NOW recruiting for Women’s & Under 19’s Gridiron for EARLY 2017

Seen our TV commercial? Want to follow in the footsteps of Jarryd Hayne?

You must be 15 – 19 years of age to play juniors and at least 16 for women’s.

Geelong Buccaneers 2016 Women's Champs

Make the switch to American Football now and you too could find yourself in the NFL one day. Pre-season training for junior & women’s competition starts NOW!

2017 Under 19’s & Women’s Season starts in FEBRUARY!

The Colts (15 – 19) and Women’s (16+) season will kick off mid February and run through to May.

Monash Warriors 2016 Under 19's Champs

We intend to run early morning and night games and will have a comprehensive heat policy to deal with the summer months.

Find the junior team nearest you!

We have junior gridiron teams across metro Melbourne, Pakenham and Geelong.

Gridiron Victoria is recruiting men and women for senior and junior competitions as well as coaches, officials and support staff.

Got some questions? View our FAQs page and contact us today!

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Melbourne Gridiron Camp featuring MICHIGAN coaches

Gridiron Victoria was proud to host the training camp featuring six coaches from the University of Michigan last Friday 3rd of June.

Some of our players with the coaching staff from the Michigan Wolverines in Melbourne

Some of our players with the coaching staff from the Michigan Wolverines in Melbourne

Our thanks to the passionate coaching staff and the Pakenham Silverbacks for facilitating an incredible event that was covered around the globe.

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New dedicated gridiron facility to be built

Plans for Central Facility to be built on King Island

Plans for Central Facility to be built on King Island

After many years of trying to secure a dedicated central venue for Victorian Gridiron, the league is very happy to announce a commitment by the Victorian Labour Government to build a new facility by 2018.

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2016 Operating Rules (April Fools)

Offensive line - greater fairness.

Finally we may get to see the big beef up front shake and bake

Our 2016 Operating Rules are now finalised.

Gridiron Victoria will enact one major new rule change for the 2016 men’s season as it endeavours to maintain its extraordinary growth rate of recent years, along with its mantle as the biggest, best and most innovative league in Australia.

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Making American Football more Australian

American Football has proven extremely popular in Australia for a long time and has seen resurgent growth in the past few years with games on free to air and  Australian’s playing in the NFL and NCAA College ranks.

Moves to outlaw this technique in Victoria

Moves to outlaw this technique in Victoria

Whilst the loyal fans love gridiron unabashedly, it is not uncommon to hear obtuse criticism questioning the helmet and pads, the stop start nature of the game and ultimately the complicated gameplay itself.

Gridiron Victoria is committed to honouring our Australian heritage and is looking to trial a new rule for the 2016 season.

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