The first Total Girl Tournament was held in March 2005 and has since become an annual event. With help from its sponsor, Total Girl Magazine, who have provided extensive support in marketing and promotion, parents and friends of girls football were able to put together a plan for an all girl tournament.
In 2005, 380 girls participated in the tournament, in 2006, 800 players, 20071000 and 2008 saw 1200 girls participate. For 2009 there are plans for more than 1,400 participants to be involved in the tournament.
The grading of teams is done to make sure there is a balanced competition and to ensure further participation throughout the year.
There is a tournament expo/market, tournament show bags, player appearances by heroes such as the Matilda's and Melbourne Victory players and ongoing activities over the weekend which means the girls and their families have an experience they will never forget.
The tournament site is themed with pink goals and footballs and the girls are encouraged to dress colourfully and celebrate just being girls and having fun. The Total Girl Tournament is the only all girls tournament in Australia open to players of all skill levels.
This tournament has enabled players of all abilities to participate in sport in a fun and non threatening environment thus encouraging the girls to continue to participate in future sporting activities.
The objective of the tournament is to give the best football experience for girls which in turn would increase participation by girls in football.
The Total Girl Tournament is scheduled pre-season so teams can use the tournament as a recruiting tool.
Over the past three years, the Tournament has achieved all outcomes and strengthened relationships throughout the community.
03 5334 3336
Corner Norman and Forest St
Wendouree, Victoria, 3355
Coach Parking, Kiosk
Experiences you can enjoy at Total Girl Soccer Tournament: