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Gridiron Victoria Junior Season

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 over 18 for women’s.

Make the switch to American Football now and you too could find yourself in the NFL one day. Pre-season training for junior competition starts over Christmas and early 2016!

2016 Junior & Women’s Season has moved!

The 2016 Junior (15 – 19) and Women’s (18+) season will kick off in late February and run through to April.

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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Victorian officials excel at World Championships

Victorian officials David Sinclair and Paul Mercer were honoured to be selected to officiate at the IFAF World Championships just recently in Canton Ohio USA.

Both men were selected for the 3rd time at International level: David served at the Junior’s in Austin Texas in 2012 and Kuwait in 2014, whilst Paul also officiated in Kuwait and at the Senior event in Austria in 2011. David was selected as an Umpire and Paul as a Back Judge.

2015 IFAF SWC Gold Medal game featuring Victoria's own Paul Mercer

The 26 officials on the panel represented 15 countries and included some of the best officials from outside of the USA. The pair, along with ACT official Shaun Dove worked 8-man crews and used headsets to communicate with each other.

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2015 Celebration Round – Queen’s Birthday

Gridiron Victoria is proud to announce that week 6 of the 2015 Senior Men’s season will be a celebration of #GV2015 with the entire Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend held at the State Netball Hockey Center in Parkville.

Blockbuster men’s fixture now includes the FIRST EVER 11-a-side full kit WOMEN’S AMERICAN FOOTBALL MATCH IN AUSTRALIA!

The 2015 Gridiron Victoria Women’s All Star Game is the showpiece Friday night fixture kicking off at 7:30pm. Two teams comprising the very best players from the biggest and best women’s league in Australia will face off in front of a massive crowd under lights.

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Vic Bowl Entertainment Announced!

GV is proud to announce the entertainment for the 2015 Vic Bowl on Saturday 15th August.

Following a wildly successful event in Bendigo last year that featured flame throwers and a live HD video stream, the league is expanding its world class offering by adding a world class entertainer.

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2015 Operating Rules now available

The finishing touches on the Gridiron Victoria (GV) Operating Rules are now complete incorporating the annual edition of NCAA rule revisions which govern our local competition.

The Executive Committee has agreed to adopt 9 yards as the distance required per set of downs, as opposed to the old fashioned and outdated 10 yard benchmark used in the NFL.

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