About BCFC

Bendigo City FC has both a Senior and Junior football program, competing in Men’s State League 5 and in Junior Boys NPL Victoria
The club is based at the Epsom Huntly Recreation Reserve in Bendigo.

Our mission

Bendigo City FC exists to provide NPL competition and player development to aspirational young footballers in Bendigo and surrounding regions.
We support juniors to explore and develop their sporting potential as footballers, and their personal growth and wellbeing as young people.

Our vision

In the next 5-10 years we wish to contribute to the growth of participation in football, and to the development of a richer soccer community and player development experience in our region.

Our values

Development

To continue being better

Commitment

Commitment to effort, to each other, to achieve

Respect

Respect for teammates, club members, officials and opposition

Achievement

In order to develop we must value & celebrate landmarks on the way, this includes winning.

While we accept the lessons and growth learnt through defeat, we continually aim to achieve success.

Governance

Bendigo City FC is a not-for-profit incorporated association, managed by a volunteer committee.
The committee meets monthly, with additional meetings held when necessary.

Our Annual General Meting is held towards the end of the calendar year, usually in November. 

If you are interested in joining the BCFC committee please email BCFC at: or use the form on the Contact Us page.

The BCFC constitution can be viewed on the Policies and Documents page.

Membership and voting eligibility

Currently (2024) Bendigo City FC is both a Senior and Junior club.
The Club constitution (section 3.2) provides that Bendigo City FC players younger than 18 years of age are junior members of the club.

Junior Members have the right to be present, debate and vote at General Meetings through their parent (or legal guardian). One vote per junior member.

Junior members are not entitled to hold any office.

Committee 2024

The 2023 volunteer committee of Bendigo City FC Inc. is:

  • Peter Anderson – President
  • Dan Purdy – Vice-president
  • Regina Scholtens – Secretary
  • Glenn Morrison – Treasurer
  • Rachel James
  • Glenn Walker
  • Luke Repper
  • Nathan Claridge

History

The club was established as FC Bendigo in 2014, playing at NPL-1 level. From 2015-17, playing as Bendigo City FC, the club fielded senior teams in NPL competitions with varying success.

2018-2021 Bendigo City FC was a junior-only club, fielding teams at U13-U18 level

From 2022 Bendigo City proudly re-introduced a Men’s and Reserves (U23) teams playing in Mens State League 5

Newsletter

The club produces a regular eNewsletter to keep players and families informed of the latest club news and activities. Subscribe here.

You can read past editions of the club newsletter on this page.

Annual report