FAQ

Are you looking for new players?

Yes, we are always looking for new players! Whether this is your first time playing or you are a veteran player, everyone is welcome. Coaches and volunteers are always welcome, too! If you have any questions or would like to get involved, send us a message on our Facebook, send us an email at info@curtinsaints.com.au or introduce yourself at one of our training sessions.

When does the season start?

Pre-season starts in August with the season running from October to February.

When and where do you train?

Our home ground is Edinburgh Oval at Curtin University.

As at October 2020, our squads are currently training at the following times: 

Juniors (ages 14-18)
Monday: 5:30pm-7:00pm Edinburgh Oval
Wednesday:  5:30pm-7:00pm Edinburgh Oval

Womens
Monday: 6:30pm-8:30pm Edinburgh Oval
Wednesday:  6:30pm-8:30pm Edinburgh Oval

Mens
Monday: 6:30pm-8:30pm Edinburgh Oval
Thursday:  6:30pm-8:30pm Edinburgh Oval

Feel free to come on down to check it out! Just bring football boots/cleats and a water bottle. No experience required!

I don’t know the rules, will I be able to play?

Yes of course! Many players start out not knowing many of the rules, other than those they see on TV. Our coaches understand American Football is a minority sport and are more than happy to help you learn the game! In the meantime, Gridiron West is governed by the rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). You can download the latest Football Rules and Interpretations of the NCAA here.

I’m after a team with a great social scene, would this be for me?

The Saints are a family. While we are Three Squads, we are One Team, and  we look for every opportunity to get the team together! We host a number of social events throughout the year including Jersey Presentations, our Fines Nights, Awards Night, Muck up Day and more!

Do I need to be fit?

American Football is the perfect sport for all body types. There is a place on the field for every fitness level.

Where do you play?

Games are played all across Perth ranging from Rockingham to Joondalup. Our home ground is located at Curtin University in Bentley.

Can I come ans watch or try a practice session to see if I like it?

Of course! We hold an open day where you can come and meet the #saintsfamily and get a feel of the game alternatively, contact us through this website or on our Facebook to organise your first session.

I don’t have a helmet or shoulder pads?

That’s OK, we will loan you all the protective equipment you need, including shoulder pads and helmets for all shapes and sizes.

Is there anything I need to supply?

All you need to bring is cleats (football boots), a mouth guard (not white or clear), and a water bottle.

How much does it cost to play?

Our fees differ depending which squad you are playing for, but generally fees are approx. $350-$450.00 each season. This will cover your Gridiron West and Gridiron Australia registrations, field hire, referee payments, protective equipment, plus much more. We do offer discounts fees for involvement in the club and payment plans.

Do you sign international players and coaches?

Yes! If you are an international player looking to play or coach down under, send us a message on our Facebook page. Please note that Gridiron West is an amateur league, so participants cannot be paid.

If you have any other questions, please send them through to us via the ‘Contact Us‘ page or send us a message on our Facebook page