• Home/hosting clubs must supply a Ground Marshall

  • Ground Marshall must wear a Fluro Green Bib (approved by State Junior Football Manager and displaying AFLQ Juniors logo)

  • Ground Marshall remain outside the playing arena patrolling crowd behavior unless they are attending to an incident involving the two coach’s boxes

  • Act as an umpire escort - responsible for escorting umpires on and off the ground  at the start, halftime, and end of the match

  • Ground Marshall must sign both team sheets

  • Must be a minimum 18 years of age

  • Ensure that games commence at designated times, in consultation with umpires.

  • Ensure First Aid Officer and stretcher is in place.

  • Be the contact point for information for visiting teams and umpires.

  • Oversee the Codes of Conduct on match day and report breaches of the Code of Conduct. It is important that Ground Marshalls conduct themselves in a firm and polite manner and are not overly officious when speaking to people regarding breaches of the Code of Conduct. 

 

It is important to note that the Ground Marshall’s duties/responsibilities are to assist/contribute to the quality management of junior football on match day. Ground Marshalls should reflect the positive aspects of the Code of Conduct. They should be able to provide a pro-active service to all participants at junior football on Match Day.
 
ASSISTANT GROUND MARSHALL (optional)

  • Visiting clubs may supply an Assistant Ground Marshall

  • Assistant Ground Marshall shall remain outside the playing arena patrolling the visiting club’s players, parents, spectators and officials behavior, unless they are attending to an incident as directed by the Ground Marshall 

  • Provide support to the Ground Marshall when and as requested

  • Assistant Ground Marshall must wear a Ground Marshall Bib (approved by State 

  • Junior Football Manager and displaying AFLQ Juniors logo) supplied by the HomeTeam 

  • Must be a minimum 18 years of age

 

In the event of a Match Incident, the below form must be completed and

handed to the Executive Committee ASAP

 

GROUND MARSHALL 

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