Want to play for ACU FC?

You can register online using the Play Football Registration portal.

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This portal gives you step-by-step instructions to retrieve or create your unique FFA number, an essential step in the process.

If you don't have an FFA number you will need to register for one. If you are a returning player, you will need to use your existing FFA number to renew your details from the previous season. If you are new to ACU FC but have played for another club previously, please use your old FFA number.


An image must be uploaded to your profile. The photo must be current and meet the photo image guidelines. The photo will be used for your ID card and without it you will be unable to play.

Step by step guide to registering

  1. Go to the Play Football Registration portal and ‘Get Started’.
  2. Sign in (if you have an existing account) or ‘Create an account’.
  3. Select ‘Player’, ‘Club Football’ and ‘Community’.
  4. Select appropriate package. If you are an ACU student, tick ‘I am a student (tertiary)’ under ‘Variations’ and ‘Update Shopping Cart’ and ‘Continue’. Please note, you will be asked to verify this claim.
  5. Enter your details.
  6. Upload a suitable image (as per the photo image guidelines).
  7. International Transfer Certificate – select the appropriate answer from the drop-down.
  8. Review your order and accept the Terms and Conditions.
  9. Payment – ACU FC will be taking full payment through the PlayFootball portal this year. If you are unable to make a full payment at the time of registration, select ‘Submit and Pay Later’ at the end. Then, please email acufootballclub@acu.edu.au and we will provide further payment information.

If you have any trouble with your registration visit Play Football Support or call the Play Football support desk on 02 8880 7983 (Monday-Friday 9am - 9pm AEST).


Season fees cover your registration, insurance costs and a new pair of ACU football socks. You will still need to purchase your club uniform (shorts $22.00, shirt $25.00).

  • ACU Student - $330.00
  • Community Member - $380.00

Payment Plans

ACU FC offers payment plans for fees on a case by case basis. Please email acufootballclub@acu.edu.au for more information or to discuss a payment plan.

Refund policy

ACU FC has a seven (7) day cooling off period. During this time a full refund will be provided minus any card fees associated with the purchase. Refunds will not be provided after this time, unless due to serious injury and this will be at the discretion of the club. 

NSW Active Kids (please put in after ‘Fees, Refund Policy’)

ACU FC is a NSW Active Kids Provider. Junior players (under the age of 18) are able to take advantage of the NSW Active Kids Voucher Program and apply to receive $100 off their 2020 club registration. Further details on the NSW Active Kids Program can be found on the NSW Office of Sport website.

If you are eligible and would like to utilise the $100 voucher, please contact acufootballclub@acu.edu.au for further information prior to registering on the PlayFootball portal.

Note – once the NSW Active Kids Voucher has been applied to a registration, it will not be able to be refunded by ACU FC or ServiceNSW.


ACU FC has partnered with Umbro for our 2019 club uniforms. Once your registration has been accepted, you will receive a link to pay for your club uniform. A full club uniform is required to play for the club.

  • ACU playing jersey – $25.00
  • ACU playing shorts – $22.00
  • ACU playing socks – included as part of the initial club membership. Additional pairs can be purchased for $11.

* each team will be provided with a Goal Keeper jersey as part of the team equipment.

View the uniform (PDF File, 4.35MB)


Teams will train once a week either at our home venue on the ACU Strathfield campus or at a venue close by. Training days will be decided once teams have been confirmed.

ACU Football Club membership disclaimer

On registering for ACU Football Club, I agree that all information provided in the registration form is correct and that I am bound by the provisions contained within the ACU Sport Code of Conduct. I will abide by any penalties or sanctions imposed by the Disciplinary Committee convened to determine breaches to the code of conduct, as well as abide by the competition policies. Failure to abide by this code of conduct may result in forfeiting my right to attend ACU Football Club events and the entirety of the payment made.

In the event of an incident or accident to myself, I agree to submit an Incident Report within 48 hours of the incident or accident occurring.

A seven (7) day cooling period will apply to any ACU Football Club purchase (excluding uniform). Registrations are non-transferrable, however should you wish to cancel your membership/purchase within seven (7) days, we will refund the full amount paid (minus any card fees). After this seven (7) day cooling off period, ACU Sport are unable to facilitate a refund. Under no circumstances will a refund or exchange of services be available once the cooling off period has elapsed.

In order to cancel your ACU Football Club membership, you must email acufootballclub@acu.edu.auand state your details and the reason why you wish to cancel your membership. The Sports Program Coordinator (SPC) will be required to approve cancellations before any payments are refunded.

Insurance claim procedure

If you are a member of ACU Football Club, you are covered by both Football NSW and ACU insurance.

If you are registered and financial with the Club, you are covered under the Football NSW insurance scheme through Gow Gates Sport.

Complete an Insurance Claim (PDF, 643KB)

Review the Gow Gates Sport policy


ACU FC volunteers

If you are an ACU FC volunteer who has suffered a personal injury whilst volunteering with the club, please complete the Incident and Injury Report Form. Please attach all relevant medical receipts that have been incurred to date as a result of your personal injury. Any or part of any expenses which a Medicare benefit is paid or is payable including the Medicare Gap will not be covered by the insurer.

If you have any enquiries relating to the insurance policies or claims process please email us.

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