Queensland Touch Football (QTF) is excited to announce that in connection with the Festival of Touch, QTF will host a QTF Affiliate Conference.

The QTF Affiliate Conference has been created to Unite and Inspire touch football affiliates across Queensland. The conference provides professional development opportunities, including the ability to share knowledge and ideas with other Administrators with the aim of growing the sport of touch football in Queensland.

Date: Monday 30th November, 2020
Location: Mantra on View, Surfers Paradise, 22 View Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
Arrival / Registration
8:15 am - 8:45 am
Morning Session
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Morning Tea / Expo
10:30 am - 10:50 am
Middle Session
10:55 am – 1:05 pm
Lunch / Expo
1:05 pm-1:30 pm
Afternoon Session
1:35 pm – 5:15 pm
Networking Drinks & Function
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm*

*Times subject to change. A more in depth schedule will be provided closer to the date including details regarding the Networking Function as it is dependent on COVID-19 restrictions.

James Hinchy

NRL General Manager Participation Strategy, Education and Training.

James will discuss the NRL Participation strategy, in particular around the NRL player development framework and discuss the connection between the NRL and Touch Football.

James has led the development of the Rugby League Player Development Framework, a game wide project being undertaken over the course of the last 3 years to deliver age and stage appropriate Rugby League experiences.

James has held previous roles as Queensland Game Development Manager for the NRL along with the Brisbane Broncos Elite Player Development Manager and CEO of the Redcliffe Dolphins.

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Rachael Harpur

Queensland Touch Football’s Marketing and Communications Manager.

Rachael will discuss marketing 101 focused on digital solutions, including websites, social management and advertising and local SEO to increase awareness and membership.

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More to be announced over the coming weeks.

Further Information

Registrations will open on Friday October 16, 2020. 

Affiliates will be required to complete the following registration link for all Affiliate attendees. Registrations will close Friday November 13 (numbers are limited due to COVID restrictions so get in quick!).

Once an affiliate has completed the online registration link, an invoice will be provided for payment. Payment is required before 5pm Tuesday November 17.

Registrations opening soon.

Queensland Touch Football will subsidise the cost of 1 (one) affiliate delegate; additional attendees will be charged the full price.

  • First Affiliate Attendee: $110 (Inc GST)
  • Additional Affiliate Attendees: $132 (Inc GST)

The QLD Affiliate Conference is all inclusive and the above prices includes: Full day conference, Morning tea, Lunch and a Networking function (2 hours standard drinks package + 1 hr canapes).

Note: This does not include any accommodation costs.

The Mantra on View is providing a fantastic deal on accommodation for the QLD Affiliate Conference and the Sport Performance Conference.  For more information regarding booking your accommodation and costing click here: Mantra on View

We understand there are additional travel expenses for our Regional Affiliates, therefore QTF will provide travel subsidies to one (1) delegate from each regional affiliate. This will be offered to three different travel zones. All travel subsidies will be deducted from the relevant affiliates invoice, totalling the overall cost associated with the Conference.

Zone 1

Affiliate administrators who will travel from a location greater than 3 hours away. Up to $50.00

Zone 2

Affiliate administrators who will travel from a location greater than 5 hours away. Up to $150

Zone 3

Affiliate administrators who will travel from NQ. Up to $200

Note: Only the first delegate will be eligible for the Travel Subsidy. Affiliates within 3 hours of the venue will not be eligible for a travel subsidy.

Contact the Events Team for more information.

Trade Show / Expo

With over 100 Affiliate Administrators in one place, get your brand in front of the heart of Touch Football in Queensland.

If you are interested in attending, contact the Events Team for more information.