Key dates for 2018 – Trials, Registrations, Holiday Programme


Trust you are all enjoying a relaxing summer break with family and friends following the Christmas festivities.

We would like to thank you all for making 2017 another great year at Island Bay United and we hope to see you all back in 2018.

For those players now entering college there is still plenty of football for you at Island Bay ranging from mixed and girls only grades through to the under 17 boys and under 18 girls teams.- if players are unsure of their options in any grade please don’t hesitate to contact the club

But there is plenty of work to be done before the season starts 7 April 2018.

Below is some further information regarding key dates for registrations, fees trials and the January Holiday Programme (also attached)

Registrations – 1st February 2018

  • Player registrations OPEN 1st February 2018
  • This will be using the new technology system COMET as part of NZ Footballs new digital framework.
  • Previously registered players will be contacted by NZ Football at the end of January to confirm details.
  • Junior Registration Evening – Thursday 15th February 5.30-7.30pm @ Wakefield Clubrooms

For updated information please refer to the IBU Junior website

Fees – 2018

  • First Kicks – $90
  • 7th – 14th Grade – $120
  • Girls Only Sunday League (GOSL) – $120*
  • U17 Male and U18 Female* – $160

* Girls registering for mixed and GOSL will need to pay an additional $30 for GOSL.

Trials – 25th February & 4th March 2018

Trials for the 2018 season are to be held on consecutive Sundays 25th February & 4 March (Times TBC). An additional 13 & 14 Grade trial has been scheduled 4 March if required.

Please remember all players to be registered and season fees paid before entering a trial. Only players registered with IBU will be allowed to trial.

If you cannot attend a trial but wish to be considered for either the top team or the second team, please email

Sunday 25th February 10am – 6pm @ Wakefield Park

  • 10am – 9th Grade Mixed (born 2009)
  • 12pm – 10th Grade Mixed (born 2008)
  • 2pm – 13th Grade Mixed (born 2005) – 1st Trial
  • 4pm – 14th Grade Mixed (born 2004) – 1st Trial

Sunday 4th March 10am – 6pm @ Wakefield Park

  • 10am – 11th Grade Mixed (born 2007)
  • 12pm – 12th Grade Mixed (born 2006)
  • 2pm – 13th Grade Mixed (born 2005) – 2nd Trial
  • 4pm – 14th Grade Mixed (born 2004) – 2nd Trial
  • 13/14th Grade GOSL (TBC if required)

Holiday Programme – 23 January to 26th January 2018

We are now taking bookings for the IBU October Holiday Programme are now open.

Whether it be one day or the whole week this is a great opportunity for kids to sharpen their skills and make new friends in a fun and enjoyable environment

Led by Martin Garcia and the Shark Academy coaches the programme runs…

9am – 3pm Tuesday 23 January – Friday 26th January 2018.

You can make a booking and get more information on the link below

Make A Booking

We wish you all the best for 2018 and hope to see down at the clubrooms in the near future.

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