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Winter 2024:


Registrations for 2024 Winter Competition NOW open

Ryde Panthers Football club facilitates footballers wishing to play club and competition football. If you are looking for lessons or classes, we suggest contacting one of our associated partners JustFootball Academy

Click here for our HOW TO GUIDE including 2024 Fees

Mixed and ALL Age Men play on Saturdays while Girls and Women's ONLY play on Sunday. For females wanting to play in the Sunday competition, make sure you select "Women's" under the Additional Questions

Start your rego here:


Please check our Frequently Asked Questions below.




  • How long does Season 2024 go for - Start and End Dates?
    Season 2024 begins from: * MiniRoos (U5-11s) Mixed non-competitive teams from Saturday 6th April. * Youth U12+ competitive teams from Saturday 6th April. * MiniRoos Girls only (U5-11s) & Youth girls & Women's teams from Sunday 7th April. * Grand Final dates for competition teams, Div 2 and below, are scheduled for the weekend of 17th and 18th August 2024. * Grand Final dates for competition teams in Div 1 are scheduled for the weekend of 24th and 25th August 2024. NB: Games continue in school holidays, with the exception of the middle weekend for all U5-11 MiniRoos non competitive teams, when no games will be played for these age groups. (In 2024 - 20th and 21st April and 13th and 14th July.)
  • When do Registrations open?
    January 3rd 2024
  • When does Early-Bird Payment Registration option close?
    Midnight 26th February 2024
  • Do I need to Register online?
    Yes. To play Winter Football you must be registered online with a valid Play Football registration
  • Do I need a Play Football Account?
    Yes. All registrations must be done through Play Football.
  • Do I need a photo?
    Yes. All registration must include a current passport style photo (head and shoulders) that accurately depicts the player being registered. Failure to provide one will stop the registration from being approved. Photos must be taken within a 3 year period.
  • How do I create a Play Football account?
    To create a Play Football account, use the following guide: Create your Football Account.pdf
  • How do I register?
    Once your Play Football account is created, use the following guide to register Registration.pdf
  • How do I register for the Sunday girls competition?
    To register for the girls competition, begin a standard registration. Do not be worried about the 'Mixed' in the age group. During the registration process, an Additional Question is presented where you can choose the 'Women's' competition:
  • Can I play in the same team with my friends?
    During registration, there is an additional question where you can add some details about which team you would prefer to be in. We cannot guarantee that the request will be fulfilled, but we will do our best to try and make it possible. NOTE: Please limit responses to full names/school connections etc - no sentences needed as the data catch only has a certain character limit.
  • My child is 4 years old, can they register to play?
    Registration is open to all children who turn 5 at some stage in 2023 (i.e. anyone 4 years old or above on Dec 31st 2022) Check out Ready, Steady, Go for activities for kids under the age requirements:,%20NSW,%202112&surrounding=on
  • Do you have any MiniRoos (u5-11) questions for 2024 ?
    See attached for our FAQ sheet for this coming season.
  • Do you accept the NSW Government Active Kids Voucher (AKV)
    Yes. Ryde Panthers Football Club is an Active Kids provider.
  • What is the Active Kids Voucher (AKV) for Season 2024?
    Active Kids Voucher Program for 2024 The NSW Government is helping kids get active with the Active Kids program. * Parents, guardians and carers can apply for a voucher for each school-enrolled child in their care aged 4.5 to 18 years. The voucher is valued at $50 and: can be put towards the cost of sport and active recreation with registered Active Kids providers - Ryde Panthers FC is an eligible provider of the program. must be redeemed before the expiry date on the voucher. Who is eligible to claim the voucher? From the start of Term 1, 2024 and Term 3 2024 eligible families will be able to apply for an Active and Creative Kids voucher value at up to $50. (Term 1 vouchers will be available from Service NSW from February 1). Only families eligible for Family Tax Benefit Part A will be eligible for the new program. What you need to apply for the voucher; a MyServiceNSW Account one proof of identity document for the parent, carer or guardian your child's Medicare card details your child's height and weight (optional). Vouchers can only be used: until the expiry date on the voucher once, with one provider - eg Ryde Panthers FC for the person named on the voucher towards the registration, participation and membership costs associated with an approved Active Kids provider. If the fees for your chosen activity are less than the full value of the voucher, the remaining balance is forfeited and cannot be used. A voucher cannot be: split between more than one provider or registration (which means if you do not use the full voucher amount, any remaining amount will not be used) used for individual items (like boots, socks or shorts etc) used for the same activity within the same term as another Active Kids voucher redeemed for cash. To use the voucher, give the details to your registered activity provider when you register online through Play Football. You can view vouchers in the Service NSW app. You'll find the voucher under the ‘Vouchers’ section of the app. WAIT - DID YOU KNOW? It is important to note that the existing AKV program provided a $50 voucher from 1st July 2023 and this voucher can be still used until 31st January 2024. If parents have not yet used their AKV they should ensure that they apply for their voucher and make use of it before it expires (link below): For ALL players who register before 1st February 2024 this will be the final opportunity to use the existing AKV to help you register for the 2024 season. From 1 February 2024, only families/guardians who are eligible for Family Tax Benefit Part A can apply online at the Government’s Service NSW website. Once the required information is completed an alpha-numeric voucher code will be provided which can be redeemed for one sport per calendar year.
  • Can I use my 2023 Active Kids Voucher (AKV) for 2024?
    Yes, but ONLY if you have not already used the voucher in 2023 with a registered provider, you have till 31st January 2024 to redeem the voucher.
  • Who is eligible for the Active Kids Voucher (AKV)?
    NSW residents Aged between 4.5 and 18 years Enrolled in school (from Kindergarten to Year 12, including those who are home-schooled or enrolled in secondary school education at TAFE NSW) Current Medicare card holder.
  • How do I apply the Active Kids Voucher (AKV)?
    You will need to get your AKV from Service NSW : Start your Ryde Panthers Football registration using the links above. When you get to the Payment Options Screen, select Active Kids Voucher and enter the code. This will reduce the fee by $50 once redeemed.
  • Can I get a refund of the Active Kids Voucher (AKV)?
    No. The voucher is usable once only and cannot be refunded under Sports NSW guidelines. However, if you de-register and decide you would like to use the voucher at another Active Kids organisation, Ryde Panthers will attempt to transfer the amount to the new provider upon receiving confirmation of enrolment and their banking details.
  • Is there offline payment option 2024?
    No. All registration payments in 2024 remain online only. If this will be an issue, please fill out this form and we will see if we can workout an alternative method.
  • Are there any discounts available?
    Yes. There are several discounts available including: Early Bird Registration (10% off until 24th February)* Active Kids Voucher (Up to $100) Siblings ($10 first sibling, $20 thereafter) Coaching/Player (up to 50% off for coaches of any MiniRoos or Youth teams who are also a registered player) Referees (up to 50% for players who are active referees in the 2023 season) Committee (up to 50%)
  • How can I claim a discount?
    Active Kids vouchers must be entered during registration in the Payment Options screen. Sibling discounts are applied automatically when a parent/carer creates the registrations using their parent Play Football account. For other discounts, please contact us and we will setup a bank transfer post payment of registration once the discount request option has been approved.
  • Does Ryde Panthers provide classes or lessons?
    No. If you are looking for lessons or classes, we suggest contacting one of our associated partners Justfootball Academy.
  • What day/time is training on?
    Training requests are emailed to the Committee once a consensus amongst the team has been given dependent on player and coach availability. All requests are then put into a Training Map for all to see who is training when and where on any given night. PAS (Panther Advanced Squad) training with JustFootball coaching staff will be either Tuesday, Thursday and/or Friday pending coach availability. In 2024 Under 5 & 6 training will be on Thursday from 4.45pm. U7 on Tuesday from 4.45pm. U8-11's to finish by 6pm pending day. U12-15 to finish by 8pm pending day. U16+ training is from 8pm pending day.
  • Where is training?
    Training is generally held at E.L.S. Hall Park during the winter season. Before the winter season officially begins, training may be held at a variety of nearby fields depending on which fields Council make available.


Early-Bird Fee
Under 6 - Under 7
Under 8 - Under 9
Under 10 - Under 11
Under 12
Under 13 - Under 14
Under 15 - Under 16
Under 17 - Under 18
All Age
Over 30, Over 35
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