Friday, 22 January 2010 2:36 PM
South Melbourne FC is delighted to announce its calendar of events for the 2010 Victorian Premier League season.
The first event of the year will be the South in the Suburbs Day at Eaton Mall in Oakleigh on Sunday 31st January. South Melbourne FC will launch its 2010 membership campaign at our new valued corporate partner, Vanilla Cakes & Lounge in the heart of the Oakleigh community. Last year, the response was overwhelming as many South admirers and supporters pledged their support to the club by signing up for memberships and purchasing merchandise. Click here to view the South in the Suburbs flyer.
The annual SMFC Community Family Day is to be held on Sunday 21st February. Last year saw hundreds turn out to partake in the SMFC Community Family Day at Bob Jane Stadium. The picturesque setting provided an ideal backdrop for what was a fantastic day had by all with the local fire brigade, face painting and small sided games all part of the many attractions. Fans will have the opportunity of purchasing their 2010 membership and new range of Adidas merchandise as well. The players and coaching staff will be in attendance, and will provide a great opportunity for fans and players alike to chat about the upcoming season. Click here to view the SMFC Community Family Day flyer.
The final arrangements are currently being made for the 2010 SMFC Season Launch. The previous two Season Launch events in 2008 and 2009 have seen the function sell out as corporate partners, players, volunteers, and fans all celebrate the coming season. Last year, South launched its 50th anniversary year in great style, with a marquee on the hallowed turf of Bob Jane Stadium. Over 300 guests were in attendance to reminisce, celebrate,and kick off the previous year’s competition. Click here to view the SMFC Season Launch flyer.
The ever popular SMFC Most Valuable Player Award is set to return again, with the event to be held in mid August, culminating at the end of the home and away season. Last year saw Sebastian Petrovic take out the award.
Currently, the final arrangements are being organised for the 2010 SMFC Gala Ball. In 2009, South Melbourne FC farewelled the 2009 season and concluded its series of 50th year celebration events with the Gala Ball at the Palladium at Crown Casino. That night was one of high nostalgia, as over 700 guests celebrated 50 years of great memories and achievements. Details of the 2010 Gala ball to be released shortly.
Throughout the year, the SMFC Events Department will be adding new events to its Events Calendar, in an effort to bring together the Club’s biggest asset – its blue and white army.
Click on the link below to view the 2010 SMFC Events Calendar, and keep checking it throughout the year for new events.