The Football Queensland (FQ) Community Cup is a state-wide junior football tournament, giving players the opportunity to compete at local representative level against other regions across seven days.
The 2019 FQ Community Cup was held at Endeavour Park, Cairns from Sunday, 30 June to Saturday, 6 July.
Teams travelled from Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Central Queensland, North Queensland, North West Queensland, South West Queensland, Wide Bay and Mackay to compete against Far North Queensland teams in the Cairns tournament.
Teams competed in the following age groups at the FQ Community Cup:
- Under 12, Under 13, Under 14, Under 15 and Under 16 boys
- Under 13/14 and Under 15/16 girls
The tournament also acts as a talent pathway for junior referees, with emerging referees from each participating zone sent to officiate.
32 referees from across the state participated in this year’s tournament under the guidance of FQ referee coaches including Hyundai A-League Referee Alex King.
Over 50 teams from participating zones competed at the 2019 tournament, which was hosted by Far North Queensland Football on behalf of FQ.
The following teams won their respective Grand Finals to become champions of their age group at the 2019 FQ Community Cup:
|Under 12 Boys||North Queensland Football|
|Under 13 Boys||North Queensland Football|
|Under 13/14 Girls||Far North Queensland Football|
|Under 14 Boys||Far North Queensland Football|
|Under 15 Boys||Sunshine Coast Football|
|Under 15/16 Girls||Far North Queensland Football|
|Under 16 Boys||Sunshine Coast Football|
Top image: Louise Cooper Photography