Queensland Touch Football is thrilled to unveil a groundbreaking partnership with Redland City Council, paving the way for the Junior State Cup to take centre stage in Redlands Coast in 2024.
Queensland Touch Football Partners with Redland City Council to Host 2024 Junior State Cup
Queensland Touch Football is pleased to announce a partnership with Redland City Council, which will see the city host the Junior State Cup in 2024.
Scheduled from 4-6 July 2024, this marks the first time the prestigious Junior State Cup will be held in south-east Queensland, adding a new chapter to its storied history.
The event, a highlight on the junior touch football calendar, is designed to instil a lifelong love for touch football among young athletes.
Participants and Coverage
Anticipating over 3500 participants from 230+ affiliate teams across the state, Redlands Coast is poised to welcome the competition, emphasising a fun and inclusive touch football experience with a focus on junior athlete development.
CEO of Queensland Touch Football, Greg Denny, expressed his excitement about the collaboration with Redland City Council and looks forward to working closely with both the Council and Redlands Touch Association to ensure the success of the event.
“I am delighted to announce that the Junior State Cup will be hosted in Cleveland in July 2024,” said Mr. Denny. “The 2024 Junior State Cup in Cleveland provides our first opportunity in more than 25 years to bring our flagship event to south-east Queensland, and into the heart of one of the largest touch football communities in our state.”
Redland City as the venue
Greg Denny also went on to praise the Redland Showgrounds as an excellent venue and highlighted the strong track record of the Redlands Touch Association in hosting quality events.
Redland City Mayor Karen Williams expressed her pride in the Council’s role as a major event partner for the Queensland Junior State Cup. She noted that the community’s love for sports aligns perfectly with the excitement of hosting this premier event for junior touch football players and their families.
“We look forward to welcoming all the competitors, their families and officials in July 2024 and, while they are here, showcasing all the naturally wonderful attractions on Redlands Coast,” Mayor Williams added.
Division 2 Councillor Peter Mitchell emphasised the significance of securing the Junior State Cup, underscoring the collaborative efforts of various stakeholders to bring this prestigious tournament to Redlands Coast.
For details about the 2024 Junior State Cup, please check the Queensland Touch Football website.