BIG V season is right around the corner, with the league set to tip off on Saturday 16 March 2019.
140 teams across 49 associations will compete for 12 divisional championships from Big V Championship, Division 1 and 2 as well as our Victorian Youth Championship and Youth competitions.
This year’s Big V season will run from 16 March to 1 September. There will be two scheduled bye weeks throughout the season for the Easter weekend (19-21 April) and Queen’s Birthday weekend (8-10 June).
Chelsea (Championship Men) as well as Warrnambool, Whittlesea and Casey (Championship Women) will start their Championship Division campaigns alongside fellow promoted teams Coburg (Division One Men), Craigieburn (Division One Women), Waverley (Victorian Youth Championship Men), Sunbury (Victorian Youth Championship Women), Frankston (Youth One Men) and Casey (Youth One Women).
Highlights of the Big V 2019 fixture include:
- RMIT Redbacks will make their Big V Division 2 Men’s debut away against Camberwell Dragons on Saturday 16 March before hosting their inaugural home clash against Wallan on Sunday 17 March at RMIT Sports Centre.
- Also joining the league for its debut season will be Bellarine Storm, with its sides taking part in a Big V Division One double-header at home on Saturday 16 March at Bellarine Sports Centre.
- Altona will host two Triple Headers for good cause in 2019, with a Breast Cancer Awareness event in Round 6, plus a Brain Cancer Awareness event in Round 12.
- Chelsea will once again host their annual Alannah and Madeleine Foundation charity event in Round 3.
- Casey will host their Breast Cancer Awareness event in Round 8, while sharing duties with McKinnon in the annual Zaidee’s Cup throughout Round 2 and Round 17.
- Coburg are set to host their annual Pink and Blue round raising awareness for both Breast and Prostate Cancer in Round 12.
- Keilor will once again host their ‘Go Grey In May’ fundraising event in Round 9, while also hosting a Beyond Blue event in Round 15.
- Maccabi will host a Holocaust Remembrance Week Round in Round 7.
- McKinnon will once again host their yearly events with their Blue Round set to be held across the weekend of Round 7, and their Pink Round to be held across Round 14.
- Mildura will host a Brain Cancer Awareness round in Round 8.
- Southern Peninsula is set to host an ANZAC Day double-header against McKinnon and Mornington.
- Sunbury will host an ANZAC charity game in Round 6.
- Werribee will host their annual Pink Night supporting Breast Cancer Awareness in Round 8.
For further information on the Big V 2019 fixture, visit our website: http://bit.ly/BigV2019Fixture
For further information contact Big V Communications Coordinator Steve Chalmers – firstname.lastname@example.org.