Ellerslie AFC and Auckland Stadiums are proud to present the Under 11 National Football Tournament at Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th December! The partnership will see Ellerslie AFC run the second ever U11 Nationals Tournament.

Ellerslie AFC has extended an invitation to all Under 11 teams throughout New Zealand via their federations to participate in the Ellerslie AFC U11 National Tournament.

This event will bring together young football players and football supporters from all around New Zealand!

FAQs

At Mt Smart Stadium we go out of our way to provide you with a comfortable and enjoyable experience. In return, we ask you to respect our facilities and help contribute to an enjoyable event for all our patrons. To achieve this, we require all visitors to the stadium to meet the following conditions of entry. Please note, conditions are subject to change without notice.

SEARCH ON ENTRY

  • All patrons & their possessions may be subject to searches before entering the venue.
  • Please have all bags open and ready for inspection.
  • Any patron who refuses to participate in searches, appears intoxicated, under the influence of drugs or exhibits disorderly behaviour may be denied entry or asked to leave the venue.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • Branded or Commercial Food including Take Aways.
  • Alcohol and Illegal Substances.
  • Air Horns or Loud Hailers.
  • Fireworks, Weapons or Lasers ( Dangerous Goods)
  • Any forms of cans and glass, including glass containers and/or drinking vessels.
  • Animals (Excluding Service Dogs such as Guide Dogs)
  • Recording Devices & Professional Cameras (Detachable Lenses)
  • Couches, Chairs.
  • Skateboards, Scooters, Rollerblades or Bicycles
  • Eskies, Coolers or Chilly Bins
  • Pushchairs in Seating areas.

PERMITTED ITEMS

  • A bag that can fit under your seat.
  • Sealed Plastic Bottle of Water up to 1 Litre.
  • Thermos of Coffee or Tea (maybe subject to scrutiny)
  • Banners, Flags and Posters at the discretion of Stadium Management.
  • Small Quantities of Home Prepared Food.

Patrons must allow authorised staff to search their clothes, bags, containers or other possessions for items in violation of these conditions of entry.  

If you need help, just ask any of our friendly staff.

To register a team entry, get in touch with the Ellerslie AFC team. Registrations close on Monday 30th November.

  • One male and one female team entry per club will be accepted in the tournament, however a second team entry maybe also be accepted at the discretion of the Tournament Committee if the number of team entries allow.
  • If two entries from the same club in the same gender are accepted, players will be ring fenced to one team & cannot play for both teams.
  • All players must have been registered in Comet for your club previously to allow check on proof of age to be verified.

Entry Fee

Eligibility

  • Players must be born on or after 1st January 2009 and on or before 31st  December 2010 (eligible for U10 & U11’s grades) and have been registered players of a club affiliated to a Federation of New Zealand Football.
  • All players must have been registered with their club in the 2020 season.  The Tournament Committee’s preference is for all players to be registered with the same club entering the tournament but will consider up to two guest players on application.  The application is to be sent to info@ellersliefootball.org.nz prior to submitting the team list and include permission from the guest player’s club.
  • The 13 players submitted on the signed team list prior to arrival will take part in both days of the tournament. 
  • Only in extreme circumstances will the Tournament Committee consider a replacement for any members of the 13 playing squad.

Mt Smart Stadium is a SMOKE-FREE venue. No smoking is permitted at the venue.

Free onsite parking available. Parking can be accessed from O'Rorke Rd or Maurice Rd entrances.