Youth Girls Open Athlete Assessment Trials 2019
U11s (born in 2008) – Monday September 9
U12s (born in 2007) – Tuesday September 10
U13s (born in 2006) - Wednesday September 11
VENUE: Tramway Oval (Lakeside Oval), Driver Avenue, Moore Park, NSW 2021 (directly opposite the SCG)
TIME: 5pm - 7pm
COST: $50 (Payments can be made via Mastercard or Visa, please note these cards incur 2.5% service fee), American Express will incur an additional 1.1% surcharge).
REGISTRATIONS CLOSE AT 5PM, FRIDAY 30 AUGUST AND ARE SUBJECT TO CAPACITY: You will receive an email confirmation of your registration, a copy of the terms and conditions and details of what to bring to the assessment trials.
Please ensure you read all information provided below, including the frequently asked questions section at the bottom of this page.
A reminder that no refunds will be made under any circumstances.
Registrations close at 5pm on Friday 30 August and are subject to capacity. Players are not permitted to turn up on the day if they fail to register before the cut-off date or prior to tickets selling out.
Please note, the above dates are the only scheduled trials for 2019. If players cannot attend their age group’s date, they will need to wait until the 2020 trials.
There are no refunds provided under any circumstance. Please ensure you select the correct ticket that corresponds with your child's DOB. If your age group is sold out and you purchase tickets in another age group, this will not be refunded and you will be unable to attend the event.
Following the assessment, players will be notified on their performance with positions available in the 2020 QBE Sydney Swans Academy program. Players must reside in a Local Government Area aligned with the Sydney Swans to be eligible for selection in the QBE Sydney Swans Academy program.
What is the refund policy?
Under no circumstances will refunds be provided. This includes refunds due to injury, sickness, registration error, change of mind or wet weather cancellations. In the event your age group is sold out and you register under an alternate incorrect age, there will be no refund given and you will be unable to attend the event.
Do I have to register and pay for the event online?
Yes, players must register and pay online using this website if they wish to participate in the event. Payments cannot be made over the phone or in person. Registrations close Friday 30 August (if not sold out prior) and no further registrations will be taken after this date.
Do I need to reside in the Swans Academy zone to be selected?
Yes, only players who reside in the Swans Academy zone can be selected in the program. Academy zones in NSW are based on Local Government Areas. A list of LGAs aligned with the Swans Academy can be accessed here. The updated zone surrounding the Hills District can be accessed here.
Are there minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Players must be turning a minimum of 11 years of age in 2019 to participate in the event. Younger players who are registered will not be eligible to participate, nor entitled to a refund.
I can't attend the trial date for the player's age group, can I trial on another date?
There are no opportunities for further trials in 2019 if you are unable to attend the scheduled date for the player's age group.
What are my parking/transport options for getting to and from the event?
There is two hours free parking in the Entertainment Quarter carpark, which is accessed via Lang Rd, Moore Park. Alternatively, there is limited metered parking along Driver Avenue.
The closest train station is Central and the closet bus stop is located near Sydney Boys High School along Anzac Parade.
What do I need to bring to the event?
Players must wear a plain white t-shirt, black shorts, black socks and runners to the event.
Players may wish to bring a waterbottle, (a drinks station will also be provided), mouth guards are optional.
When do I find out if a player has been selected for the Academy program?
Players will receive a feedback report one month after the trials, which will state whether they have been selected for the 2020 Academy program.
Will the event go ahead in wet weather?
The event is unlikely to go ahead in wet weather. If the event is cancelled due to wet weather, an alternate trial date will be provided. There are no refunds available if the event is rescheduled due to wet weather and you are unable to attend the new trial date.