Wet Weather Procedures

WET WEATHER PROCEDURES FOR MEMBERS

Please be aware that it is every member responsibility to find out if games are on. We can not possibly notify over 360 individual member on any given day.

Please follow the procedures below.

HOME GAMES
– Check ground closures on this website.
– Ring clubhouse 6622 1974 info is on the answering machine.

AWAY GAMES
– Ring coach/manager, Jill will let them know asap.

It is assumed that fields are OPEN unless notification is specifically given by club, Council, FFNC or Referee that they have been closed. Play should not proceed if lightning exists in the immediate vicinity of the ground. The Refereel has the primary authority in such instances to make this judgement.

Fields CLOSED cannot be re-opened on the same day without express approval of FFNC. This includes postponing junior fixtures in preference to senior fixtures.

Fixtures CANNOT be moved to another location (or field) without specific approval from FFNC.

WET WEATHER PROCEDURE FOR NOTIFICATION OF FIELD CLOSURE CLUBS ADHERE BY

MONDAY TO FRIDAY
: BEFORE 12.00pm  (for fixtures scheduled for that day)
Clubs MUST phone 0434 856 992 or email operations@ffnc.net.au.

: BEFORE 12.00pm FRIDAY (for Friday night and weekend fixtures)
Clubs MUST phone 0434 856 992 or email operations@ffnc.net.au if home ground is  closed.   FFNC will advise all visiting teams, match officials and the media, as well as updating the information on our website at www.footballfarnorth.com.au (where possible).

AFTER 12.00pm Mon.Fri.  (for mid-week evening fixtures)
If the home club’s ground is deemed unsuitable for play after 12.00pm, the Home club will be responsible for the following –

  1. Advise all visiting clubs of the ground closure immediately by telephone
  2. Contact the FFNC Referees mobile 0434856992.

WEEKEND FIXTURES

If the home club’s ground is deemed unsuitable for play after 12.00pm FRIDAY, the home club will be responsible for advice to all opposition teams and to the FFNC Referees mobile.
All ROVERS Club Coaches (or Managers) will be advised of any ground notification closure received by ROVERS Club delegate immediately.

NEUTRAL VENUES

Where a fixture is scheduled at a neutral venue the HOST CLUB shall contact the FFNC Referee on mobile 0434 856 992. Clubs affected will be advised of ground closure by FFNC.