Flippaball/Juniors Details & Registration

Melville Water Polo Club

Season 2023/24 Friday Flippaball Competition

Friday Flippaball is a non-competitive, social competition aimed at players new to water polo or with one or two years of previous experience.

Friday night Flippa teams have a maximum of 12 players per team (10-11 ideal).

Friday night Flippa Rules can be found Here

Monday night WAWPI State League Junior players can not play on a Friday night.

Season 2023/24

Season consists of approximately 15-16 rounds (bye rounds included). This could change due to COVID-19 Regulations.

Term 4 2023:  approx. 9  Rounds – TBC

Term 1 2024: approx. 7 Rounds – TBC

  • Games are held between 5:45 & 8:15 PM but times may change due to AWL game requirements. Managers and parents will be contacted with fixtures for each half of the season.
  • There will be a number of ‘BYE ROUNDS’ in Term 1 due Australian Water Polo League (AWL).


  • Year 2: DOB 1 July 2015- 30 June 2016
  • Year 3: DOB 1 July 2014- 30 June 2015
  • Year 4: DOB  1 July 2013- 30 June 2014
  • Year 5: DOB 1 July 2012- 30 June 2013
  • Year 6: DOB 1 July 2011- 30 June 2012

******Any child who is booked into the incorrect year group based on birth date will have their registrations cancelled*****

Note: 2011 born players MUST be in Year 6 at school to play on Friday nights.

Please register for the year that your child is in for Term 4 2023 (not grade going into for Term 1 2024)

WA Department of Education Vac Swim Level 7 swimming proficiency is recommended (can swim 20 metres freestyle comfortably). The Club has a strict policy regarding proficiency in the younger year groups.

Game Times

Games are held between 5:45 PM and 8:15 PM with the youngest group starting first..There are usually 5 session times. Times are subject to change based on other Club requirements.

Please review the Terms & Conditions

WAWPI State League Players

WAWPI State League Players are not permitted to play Friday Flippaball unless approved by MWPC Junior Coordinator.

New Players Expression Of Interest Season 2023-24

For years 4-11 the club has an Expression of Interest (EOI) form that should be filled in by parents of children wishing to join as a NEW PLAYER for the upcoming season.

By filling in this form, you are providing contact details to the Rego so that IF and WHEN a place becomes available for a new player in years 4-10, the club will contact parents individually.

Please note that the Rego team gives priority to returning players for the season with payment required to secure their registration.

Once this stage has been completed we will then be able to identify places available in years 4-11.

Parents should be aware that some age groups can be fully subscribed so only a few places become available. If you have any questions, please email flippaball@melvillewaterpolo.com.au

Please note, by filling in the EOI form that this is not a confirmation of a place in the program. Expression of Interest Form – NEW PLAYERS ONLY – YR 4-11

Year 2 & 3 New Player Registration Season 2023-24

FOR YEAR 2 & 3 NEW PLAYER parents that have placed their child on the EOI list, please check your emails regarding priority registrations. These will close 13th AUGUST 2023 and registrations will open to the general public.

Year 2 (School Year 2023) Priority Registrations (Existing Members)

Year 2 (School Year 2023) Priority Registrations (*NEW* Members)

Year 3 (School Year 2023) Priority Registrations (Existing Members)

Year 3 (School Year 2023) Priority Registrations (*NEW* Members)

Status of registrations upcoming season – The Registration Team is currently planning the timeline of registrations for Season 2023-24. Returning Player Parents and Team Managers will receive information regarding the registration process in due course. Please note that there will be changes to the registration process in Season 2023-24


Returning Player Registrations Season 2023-24 Years 3-9

UPDATED: 10.08.23 Communication to Returning Player Parents Years 3-9.

Returning Player Parent Welcome Letter

Returning Player Registrations – Team Managers will be contacted 10 & 11th August 2023 with the next steps on how parents can finalise their child’s registrations . This season, registrations will be occurring via active carrot year group by year group and information will flow via each team manager. Please ensure that your child’s team manager have your most up to date contact details and for those children wishing to move teams, the rego team will be in contact with each team manager regarding an import player requests.

Instructions for parents to secure their child’s registration including payments via Active Carrot returning-player-yr-3-9-parent-email_welcome-to-season-letter-2023-24-final.pdf

All information regarding the process for registrations will be directly communicated by the Club to parents. The Club asks parents to refrain from “forming” teams in years 2 & 3. The formal process for registrations and forming teams in these year groups will be communicated directly by the club to all parents via the Club Website closer to the season starting. Thank you for your understanding.

Pricing for Season 2023-24

  • $208 Child Program Fee for Flippaball / Saturday Junior Season (Term 4 2022- Term 1 2023) includes pool entry for child and spectators.
  • $40 / child non-refundable Joining Fee (Payable per child)
  • $50 for a single MWPC Family Associate Membership (for parent/guardian – payable once per family). Non-refundable once season commences.
  • 5% discount to subsequent siblings. This only applies to siblings in each family.
  • MWPC also accepts Kids in Sport Vouchers. Please see link Here for instructions on how to claim.
  • For details regarding pricing for the current season, please refer to the link below.


Team nominations and player requests will be actioned once all registrations are paid and places in the program secured. 

Payments can be made directly via your active carrot account.

Status of returning players from Season 2023-24 years 4-12 will be confirmed via team managers in late June 2023 / early July 2023, Please wait for the Club to contact you if you were a team manager from last year.

We thank you in advance for your patience. Please refrain from emailing the Club re team nominations as your emails will not be actioned. All information should flow through the form or can be found under the FlippaBall page of the Club Website.

Regards Volunteer FlippaBall Rego Team.

2023-24 Saturday Juniors


Active Carrot User Instructions

The Club has final say in team nominations. Teams are to be of equal distrubtion of genders. 

Friday Night FlippaBall: Max 12 players per team – equal gender distribution.

Saturday Junior Comp: Max 10 players per team for Years 5 – 7; 9 players in Years 8 and Max 8 players per team Year 9+. – equal gender distribution.

PoloSkills School Holiday Program January Holidays 2024

The January 2024 Poloskills Holiday Camp dates will be released late November 2023 with registrations available from 1 December 2023. Each session will be a combination of water polo Skills and gameplay . The holiday camp is recommended to kids with at least level 7 swimming with breastroke kick. The program is not for learn to swim participants. New Year 2/3 Flippaball players are encouraged to sign up to the beginner level to gain some experience before the season starts and to work on the skills learnt in the first half of the season.

Existing Members


Children that have secured a place in the FlippaBall / Saturday Junior Program are encouraged to sign up for the Club’s PoloSkills School Holiday Program. This gives our younger players an opportunity to experience their first taste of FlippaBall and is helpful for older children to practice their skills ready for the new season.

KidSport Vouchers 2023

MWPC is a registered club for KIDSPORT VOUCHERS. Please note there is certain eligibility criteria.

Information on how to claim when registering your child can be found here

To claim your child’s KidSport Voucher please click on the following link https://kidsport.dlgsc.wa.gov.au/

Season 2023/24 Saturday Junior Competition

Saturday Flippaball is an intra-club competition aimed at players with one or two years of Flippaball experience (experience is not compulsory!).

Teams are to have a maximum of 10 players per team and in years 10 and above 8 players per team.

Teams play a round robin competition with finals. This year the competition will run by school year with 4-8 teams in each division.

Players wishing to play at an inter-Club level in the WAWPI State Junior Competition should contact the Club.

Season 2023/24

Season consists of approximately 16 rounds (bye rounds included). This could change due to COVID-19 Regulations.

Term 4 2023:   9 rounds

Term 1 2024:  7 rounds


  • Year 5: DOB July 2012- June 2013
  • Year 6: DOB July 2011 – June 2012
  • Year 7: DOB July 2010- June 2011
  • Year 8: DOB July 2009- June 2010
  • Year 9: DOB July 2008- June 2009
  • Year 10/11: DOB July 2007- June 2008 (Students in Year 12 in 2003 are excluded from the competition and are encouraged to join the club as a senior player)

Level 9 swimming proficiency is recommended (can swim 50 metres freestyle comfortably)

Please register for the year that your child is in for Term 4 2023 (not Term 1 2024)

Game Times

Games start from 8:40 AM and may be subject to change depending on other club requirements (depending on the number of team nominations).

There are 5 session times:

TBC with the youngest group starting first.

Schedules will be available online at the beginning of Term 4.

Please review Terms and Conditions

State League Players

Any child who has been selected to play in the U/14 A1 and U/16  State League WAWPI team are not able to play in this competition unless approved by MWPC Junior Coordinator.

PoloSkills TM

Players are encouraged to register for PoloSkills to complement and enhance the Flippaball experience.


Want to represent MWPC in the Junior State League? Please complete an Expression of Interest form found on the MWPC Junior page Here