Pay Fees

You can pay your team’s registration fees by:

  • Bank transfer to FootballFix
    Kiwibank, 38 9011 0479943 000
    Particulars: Your name
    Code: Your team name
    Reference: Venue code (see below)
  • Log in to the Player Portal and pay via credit card
  • Pay by cash to your Centre Manager (cheques no longer accepted)

Venue codes for use as reference for payments via internet banking

  • Albany Football Centre — ALB
  • Auckland CBD (Victoria Park) — CBD
  • Auckland Grammar, Mount Eden — AGS
  • Airport, Mangere — AIR
  • Bill McKinlay, Panmure — BM
  • Greenhithe — GRN
  • Macleans College, Howick — MAC
  • Massey Domain, Massey — MAS
  • Michaels Ave, Ellerslie — MA
  • Ngahue Reserve, Saint Johns — NGA
  • QBE Stadium — QBE
  • College Rifles, Remuera — CR
  • Saint Peter’s College, Newmarket — SPC
  • Seddon Fields, Western Springs — SED
  • Westlake Girls, Forrest Hill — WLG

FAQs

  • Minimum age is 15 years in our senior leagues. With special written consent from parents/caregivers, players aged 14 years may play at our discretion.
  • For 5-a-side games, each team may have up to 10 players per game with only 5 allowed on the pitch at one time. You can have a larger squad and rotate players each week. We suggest a minimum of 3 players to start the game.
  • For 6-a-side games, each team may have up to 11 players per game with only 6 allowed on the pitch at one time. You can have a larger squad and rotate players each week. We suggest a minimum of 4 players to start the game.
  • For 7-a-side games, each team may have up to 12 players per game with only 7 allowed on the pitch at one time. You can have a larger squad and rotate players each week. We suggest a minimum of 5 players to start the game.
  • For 8-a-side games, each team may have up to 13 players per game with only 8 allowed on the pitch at one time. You can have a larger squad and rotate players each week. We suggest a minimum of 6 players to start the game.
  • For a player to eligible for a knockout game (i.e. quarter-final, semi-final etc) they must have been previously registered and played at least 3 non-knockout games during the same season.
  • All players must be registered on the team list via the FootballFix Player Hub.
  • If a team is short or if a player is running late, the team is to notify the referee and opposition team that a fill-in player is being used. The fill-in player should be of equal skill to the division. It is both captains’ responsibly to agree on the fill-in player being used. Once a team’s regular player arrives, the fill-in player must discontinue playing.
  • Any issue with player eligibility must be handled before or during the match. As soon as you notice an issue, notify the referee and the venue manager and/or team captains can resolve the issue immediately. It is very difficult to overturn a result once a game has finished.

Rules for 5-a-side

These rules apply to FootballFix’s 5-a-side competitions, including leagues and tournaments. If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch. On the most part, our 5-a-side gameplay rules are the same as regulation 11-a-side rules.

  • If a team can’t make a fixture, they must contact their Centre Manager at least 24 hours before the scheduled fixture. Failure to do so, or if the Centre Manager does not receive your notification, your team will forfeit the fixture and receive a -2 point deduction and a potential fine for the game fee if we are unable to find a replacement for the opposition.
  • All players must be loaded into our database prior to playing. See Player Eligibility under FAQs to the left.
  • Kick-offs are indirect.
  • There are no offsides.
  • There is no sliding allowed. Should a referee deem your slide to be a tackle, or feels your movement was dangerous in any way, you may be pulled up for a foul or penalised.
  • If the ball touches the top netting (Albany Football Centre) or goes above head height as interpreted by the referee (all other venues), play is stopped for a high ball an an indirect free-kick is awarded.
  • Exceptions to the above high ball rule is when the goalkeeper deflects the ball when making a save, or if the ball hits a barrier or goalpost within the ‘D’ thus making the ball touch the top netting (Albany Football Centre). Should this happen, play continues as per usual.
  • Headers or use of the head is not allowed and results in an indirect free-kick.
  • All distribution from a goalkeeper must be thrown from their hands.
  • Only goalkeepers are allowed inside the “D” (the half circle surrounding the goal) and are limited to this area only. Outfield players may not enter or run through this area at any time, with or without the ball.
  • Once the ball has been distributed from the goalkeeper, the ball must touch at least two outfield players before being allowed to return to the goalkeeper. If returned directly, an indirect free-kick will be given from where the ball was returned.
  • A penalty kick will be awarded should an outfield player touch the ball inside the “D”, and where a goalkeeper handles the ball outside of the “D”.
  • There are no outs at Albany Football Centre, but for all other venues the ball must be kicked-in (replacing a typical throw-in).
  • Opposition players must be at least 3m away from any free-kick or kick-off.
  • Start, half-time, and full-time will be signaled via the referee’s whistle (regardless of siren/hooter/clock).
  • The game starts and ends on the referee’s whistle.
  • Free kicks and penalties awarded before time will be played.

Mixed Teams

  • There must be a minimum of 2 females players on the field at all times.
  • If a female player scores, the goal is counted as 2 points.

Disciplinary Action

  • Blue card: Forced substitution for at least 4mins
  • Yellow card: Receiving player must leave the pitch for at least 4mins. The player can’t be replaced during this time.
  • Red card: Receiving player must leave the pitch for the remainder of the game. If a substitute is shown a red card, the on-field players must reduce their numbers accordingly.
  • Red card: Player may not partake in any further games on that day/evening, unless given permission by the Venue Manager. They may also be suspended for future games, which will be decided by the referee and Venue Manager after the game.
  • If a substitute is shown a red card, the on-field team of that player must reduce their numbers accordingly and play short a player due to the card being given.
  • Any player reported for violent conduct will receive a longer ban an potential ban from the league.
  • Teams with continued poor discipline will be removed from the league.

Penalties

  • All penalty kicks are taken from the top of the goal area directly in front of goal or from the marked penalty spot (depending on venue).
  • The goalkeeper must be on the line when the penalty is taken.
  • Players may take a maximum of two steps when taking a penalty.

When games are to be decided by a penalty shoot-out, these rules apply:

  • The player in goal (the goalkeeper) at the time of the final whistle must be the goalkeeper for the penalty shoot-out.
  • Players serving a blue, yellow, or red card at the final whistle may not partake in the shoot-out.
  • Shoot-outs consist of a best of three, and if no winner then the shoot-out continues as sudden death (one player to score, and one to miss).
  • For shoot-outs in mixed games, players in the team must alternate (i.e. male, female, male, female, and so on).
  • Players may only take one penalty per cycle, meaning they may not take another penalty before everyone else on their team has had their turn (in situations where penalty shoot-outs continue this long).

Rules for 6, 7, and 8-a-side

These rules apply to FootballFix’s 6, 7, and 8-a-side competitions, including leagues and tournaments. If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch. On the most part, our 6, 7, and 8-a-side gameplay rules are the same as regulation 11-a-side rules.

  • If a team can’t make a fixture, they must contact their Centre Manager at least 24 hours before the scheduled fixture. Failure to do so, or if the Centre Manager does not receive your notification, your team will forfeit the fixture and receive a -2 point deduction and a potential fine for the game fee if we are unable to find a replacement for the opposition.
  • All players must be loaded into our database prior to playing. See Player Eligibility under FAQs to the left.
  • There is limited sliding allowed. Should a referee deem your slide to be a tackle, or feels your movement was dangerous in any way, you may be pulled up for a foul or penalised. We allow players to slide to intercept a pass, stop the ball from going out, or any other action where there are no other players immediately near the movement.
  • Kick-offs are indirect.
  • There are no offsides.
  • The goalkeeper can’t drop-kick the ball directly from their hands.
  • Proper throw-in rules apply.
  • Goal-kicks must be taken from the ground. The ball must not be moving, and can be placed anywhere inside the penalty area.
  • Opposition players must be at least 5m away from any free-kick or kick-off.
  • Start, half-time, and full-time will be signaled via the referee’s whistle (regardless of siren/hooter/clock).
  • The game starts and ends on the referee’s whistle.
  • Free kicks and penalties awarded before time will be played.

Mixed Teams

  • 7-a-side: There must be a minimum of 3 female players on the field at all times.
    With the exception of competitions held at CBD (Victoria Park) and Western Springs where only 2 females players are required.
  • 8-a-side: There must be a minimum of 3 female outfield players on the field at all times. This does not include the goalie, who is not considered an outfield player.

Disciplinary Action

  • Blue card: Forced substitution for at least 4mins
  • Yellow card: Receiving player must leave the pitch for at least 4mins. The player can’t be replaced during this time.
  • Red card: Player may not partake in any further games on that day/evening, unless given permission by the Venue Manager. They may also be suspended for future games, which will be decided by the referee and Venue Manager after the game.
  • If a substitute is shown a red card, the on-field team of that player must reduce their numbers accordingly and play short a player due to the card being given.
  • A player who receives a red card may be further suspended for future games. This will be decided by the referee and Centre Manager after the game.
  • Any player reported for violent conduct will receive a longer ban an potential ban from the league.
  • Teams with continued poor discipline will be removed from the league.

Penalties

  • All penalty kicks are taken from the top of the goal area directly in front of goal and 8m from the goal line or from the marked penalty spot (depending on venue).
  • The goalkeeper must be on the line when the penalty is taken.
  • Players may take 2-4 steps when taking a penalty (no excessive run-ups).

When games are to be decided by a penalty shoot-out, these rules apply:

  • The player in goal (the goalkeeper) at the time of the final whistle must be the goalkeeper for the penalty shoot-out.
  • Players serving a blue, yellow, or red card at the final whistle may not partake in the shoot-out.
  • Shoot-outs consist of a best of three, and if no winner then the shoot-out continues as sudden death (one player to score, and one to miss).
  • For shoot-outs in mixed games, players in the team must alternate (i.e. male, female, male, female, and so on).
  • Players may only take one penalty per cycle, meaning they may not take another penalty before everyone else on their team has had their turn (in situations where penalty shoot-outs continue this long).
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