Gridiron in the ACT is regulated by the peak state body, ACT Gridiron.
ACT Gridrion are in existance today after 25 years to govern, promote and encourage the sport of American Football, also known as Gridiron, in the nation’s capital – Canberra, and its surrounding region.
The ACTG Committee are required by its constitution to meet at least nine times throughout a calendar year, however meetings are scheduled on the second Tuesday of every month.
The Board is nominated and voted in at the ACTG Annual General Meeting held near the beginning of the calendar year.
Executive members of the ACT Gridiron Board are:
President: Cody Field
Vice President: Brent Sykes
Treasurer: Scott Cadzow
Secretary: Kyal Johnston
ACT Gridiron Constitution
The Constitution stipulates the basis for which ACT Gridiron must operate as a non-for-profit association.
ACT Gridiron Constitution 2016 (PDF 37KB)
Bylaws of ACT Gridiron
Adopted by the Committee of ACT Gridiron, the ACT Gridiron Bylaws are applicable to all members, players and affiliated bodies of the Association.
ACT Gridiron Code-of-conduct
The ACT Gridiron Code-of-Conduct provides all participants – players, parents, coaches, referees, spectators and officials – with some simple rules that assist in delivering a safe and positive environment to everyone involved in the game. The Code is based on Gridiron Australia’s Codes of Behaviour document that can be found on their website.
ACT Gridiron Strategic Plan
With an overall aim to provide strong leadership and enhancing the recognition of gridiron as a sport throughout Canberra, ACT Gridrion took a significant step forward in 2011 to develop a five-year strategic plan (2011-2015). The Strategic Plan provides framework and continual growth for not only ACT Gridiron but the sport itself. It is framed around four key pillars:
- Governance & Administration
- Sport Development
- Competitions & Events
- Future Development
ACT Gridiron Strategic Plan 2011-2015 (PDF 434KB)