What Programmes are available for Girls & Women?

I want to become a committee member or help out my club in the Girls & Women’s space, but I don't know how?

How do I find out what decisions are made about G & W Football?

  • Attending Junior & Senior Pre-Season & End of Season Meetings
  • These are typically run annually in February/March (Pre-Season) and November (End of Season)

Senior Women’s Hui/Meetings

  • These meetings are for information sharing in the Senior Women’s space and will be held at least twice annually February/March (Pre-Season) and November (End of Season).
  • Our first hui/meetings for 2024 are February 27th (Sport Waikato, Hamilton) & February 28th (Sport BOP, Rotorua).

Register here to attend:


G & W Strategy Workshops

If you are keen to contribute and have your voice heard on the future of women and girls’ football in the WaiBOP region, come along to the strategy workshop meeting in your region.​​​​​​​


  • Understand the current landscape of women and girls’ football in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty, aided by the findings of the WaiBOP Football legacy survey carried out in 2023. 
  • Ensure the football community are involved and empowered to drive the future direction of women and girls’ football in the WaiBOP region.


  • Hamilton - WaiBOP Football offices, Sport Waikato, Akoranga Drive, 10am, Saturday February 17
  • Rotorua  - FC club rooms, Neil Hunt Park, Tarawera Rd, 10am, Saturday February 24
  • Taupo -Taupo FC club rooms, Taharepa Road, 11.30am, Sunday February 25
  • Tauranga - Otumoetai FC clubrooms, Fergusson Park, 9am, Sunday March 3
  • Whakatane - Whakatane Town AFC club rooms, Rex Morpeth Park, 10.30am, Saturday March 23
  • Otorohanga/King Country and Thames details to be confirmed.

How Register HERE.
If you can’t make the meeting and would like to contribute, or have any questions, please contact Holly Payne at Holly@sportand.co or Alida Shanks alida.s@waibop.co.nz.

What Girls' only/Women Only Leagues are available to play in?


5th - 7th Grade (Mixed Girls & Boys)

6th Grade, U8 - U12 Girls' Only


Koru & Kaimai Leagues - U14 Girls


National Women's League - Hamilton Wanderers

National Youth League - Melville AFC

W-League (both Waikato & BOP teams)

Waikato Div 1

Waikato Div 2

Bay 1

Legacy Trophy - ANZAC Weekend

I want to play Female only Futsal, where do I sign up?

Contact: graeme.b@waibop.co.nz

I want to play representative Futsal, where do I sign up?

- Visit our WaiBOP Futsal website: https://www.waibopfutsal.co.nz/

- NZF Youth Futsal Championships (December)

- NZF Super League (February - March)

Contact: cliff.h@waibop.co.nz

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