Football Capacity

The Football competition currently has availability within the following age categories:

  • Men’s A Grade:  30+ or 35+
  • Women’s A Grade: 40+, 45+ or 50+

If you would like to enter a team in one of these categories please email us at

If you are an individual looking to find a team or a team requiring players, we encourage you to use the 'Find a Team/Partner' thread on the WMG2017 Community

Registration Close Date

Athlete registrations for World Masters Games 2017 close 3 March 2017 (NZT). You must register by this date if you plan to compete in the Games. Note that disciplines/events will close early if they reach capacity as numbers are strictly limited.

3 March 2017 is also the date by which teams must be registered and have met their minimum athlete numbers including essential non-playing official roles. Team minimums vary by sport and information is detailed in the Sports Information Guide for each sport.

Additional team members over and above team minimums can continue to join existing teams until 31 March 2017 however a late entry fee of $50 will apply.

Football Sports Information Guide

See the Football Sports Information Guide for Scheduling, Venue, Linesmen, Uniforms along with other important competition information.

For the detailed World Masters Games Football Rules and Regulations click here.

This will be updated regularly as further information comes to hand.

Competition Details

A Grade (Premier)

B Grade (Competitive)

Proposed Age Categories

A Grade (Premier) - Men and Women: 30+, 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+

B Grade (Competitive) - Men and Women: 30+, 40+,50+

Open Grade - Men and Women: 55+, 60+

The age category you will compete in for Football will be determined as at 31 December 2017.

For team sports, the category you compete in is based on the age of the youngest team member.

For example, if your youngest team member is 39 during Games time but has turned 40 by 31 December 2017, you would compete in the 40+ age category.


QBE Stadium, located just under 18km north of Central Auckland. 

Westlake Girls High School, located just under 10km north of Central Auckland.
Transport Information Guide - Westlake Girls High School

Westlake Boys High School, located just under 10km north of Central Auckland. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Please click here to view the Frequently Asked Questions.

How to Register

For more information on how to register please click here

Or if you are ready to go: