Typhoon T3 warnings and above – Cancelled across Hong Kong
Amber/Red/Black rain and Localised Thunderstorms at the relevant venue – Cancelled due to lightning dangers
If you are in any doubt, please check your email before leaving home. The website will also advise if the session has been cancelled. If no information is received via email or the website it can be assumed the session is on.
It is recommended that Hong Kong Auskick and Junior AFL participants own and wear a properly fitted mouthguard at each training session.
it is STRONGLY recommended that Hong Kong Junior AFL participants own and wear a properly fitted mouthguard in every game played.
Mouth guards are NOT included as part of our player kit provided on registration. Mouthguards are available at the Kowloon Cricket Club store, Hong Kong Football Club store and most other sporting goods outlets. For fitted mouthguards, try your local dentist. While not endorsing any particular businesses, we are aware of the following dental clinics providing fitted mouthguards at reasonable prices:
- Diestel & Partners, Melbourne Plaza, 33 Queens Rd, Central – ph 2522 2099
- Smith & Jain Dentists, Century Square, 1 D’Aguilar St, Central – ph 2526 2383
Dispute Resolution Policy
In the event of a dispute between participants at an Auskick session or in a Hong Kong Junior Australian Football League game; the following will occur.
The coach or official in control of the session or game will speak to both participants and attempt to resolve the issue taking into account and using the the Auskick Code of Conduct on the Auskick website for reference. If the matter can be resolved to the satisfaction of both participants then the matter is closed but the official should take all reasonable measures to notify the participant’s parent(s) who should be in attendance.
If the matter is of a serious nature (striking, kicking, biting, repeated offensive language, racial vilification etc) or cannot be resolved between participants or to the satisfaction of one or more of the parents the following will occur.
- At an Auskick session. The coach or official in charge will convene as soon as is practically possible a meeting between the participants involved in the dispute, both sets of parent(s) who should be in attendance and two other Auskick officials who are in attendance. The meeting will be chaired by an Auskick official and the matter should be discussed rationally and resolved within this meeting. Any sanctions required will be agreed on by the Auskick officials and to be administered by the Auskick officials in attendance. Under no circumstances should an aggrieved parent approach another child. If a complaint is to be made it is made through the coach or official in charge who will address the matter.
- At a HKJAFL game the official in charge (umpire) will convene as soon as is practically possible a meeting between the participants involved, both sets of parent(s) who should be in attendance and both team’s coaches and one other Auskick official who is in attendace. The meeting will be chaired by an Auskick official and the matter should be discussed rationally and resolved within this meeting. Any sanctions required will be agreed on by the Auskick officials and coaches and to be administered by the Auskick officials and coaches in attendance. Under no circumstances should an aggrieved parent approach another child. If a complaint is to be made it is made through the teams coach then from the coach to the officiating umpire who will address the matter.
Definition – An Auskick official is one of the following. A level 1, 2 or 3 Auskick coach, a Hong Kong Auskick committee member or a qualified Auskick / AFL umpire