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Ethnic Football Women and Men Divisions


Team registrations are now OPEN!!!!  Don't miss out!!!


The New Zealand Ethnic Football Festival committee has decided that in this year we will take

  •  16 men teams to play for the Shield Division
  •  8 men teams to play for the Plate Division


Teams are able to tick their choice in the registration form but the final decision will be made by the committee.


Click here for men's team registration

                   Click here for men's competition rules


We are also having a 7-aside Women tournament

  •  We are looking for 8 women teams
  •  Each team must have a minimum of 10 players (up to a maximum of 12 players)
  • Come on ladies :-)  this a great opportunity to participate and put in a team!!

Click here for women's team registration

                    Click here for women's competition rules


Team Supporters


The team with the best supporters will receive free registration to next year's festival. Supporters will be judged on their behaviour, numbers, vocal, action, banners and props, and of course team spirit.

Get behind your team, start organising support now!


Cultural Performances

We are looking for drummers!!



Ethnic Food Stalls


Are you part of a community group and would like to have a food stall offering ethnic food? We will be happy to hear form you!





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