Football Queensland referees are required to follow the below match day expectations to ensure all processes are being followed on match weekends.
State Competition Match Timings
The following match timings apply to Football Queensland’s NPL Men’s, Women’s, FQPL and SAP.
|League||Time per half|
|SAP under 9||20 minutes|
|SAP under 10 to under 12||25 minutes|
|Under 13||35 minutes|
|Under 14||35 minutes|
|Under 15||40 minutes|
|Under 16||40 minutes|
|Under 18||45 minutes|
|Under 20||45 minutes|
|1st grade||45 minutes|
Referees officiating grassroots competitions, NPL Junior boys and girls, and FQPL matches will be implementing the Sin Bin ruling.
All referees under 18 years of age MUST wear the Pink Armband when officiating all matches.
This is to ensure players, coaches and spectators are aware referees wearing the armband are children.
If you have not received a pink armband, get in contact with your local zone here.
All referees must complete 3-2-1 votes after officiating matches. Votes are used to determine the winners of the Player of the Year award across NPL Men’s, Women’s and FQPL leagues.
Referees must complete the required form when a major incident (melee) or injury occurs to a player or referee during a match.