Q Youth Academy 2021

The Q Youth Academy is a 3-day intensive touch football training camp for athletes aged 12 -17 years looking to pathway into the NRL Touch Premiership.

Participants who attend the academy are selected from the Queensland Junior State Championships to represent their NRL Touch Premiership permit, Junior Broncos, Cowboys and Titans. The regional coaches come together to coach the permit teams and are supported and assisted by high-performance touch football coaches & players.

This event plays an important role in developing young aspiring players and provides pathway opportunities. The camp includes agility and skill components, fitness testing, body management, and injury prevention and an elite induction with guest speakers.

Date: Friday 12 February – Sunday 14 February 2021

Coach nominations for the 2021 Q Youth Academy are now open for Junior Broncos, Cowboys and Titans Permit teams.

Coach applications are now open for 2021 Q Youth Academy to be held Friday 12 February – Sunday 14 February 2021.  Coaches and Assistant Coaches will be appointed for U14 and U16 Boys and Girls teams for each permit team – Junior Broncos, Cowboys and Titans. QTF will endeavour to ensure coaches are from within each region reflective of the permit teams. Coaches will be selected for their respective permit by the QTF HP Panel.

Interested coaches from within regions and affiliates are encouraged to apply, along with coaches from regional teams competing at 2020 National Youth Championships. Coach Appointment Guidelines available below.

To complete your application please complete the Coach Expression of Interest Form. Coach nominations will close COB Friday 27 November 2020.


Congratulations to those who have been selected to attend.

Click here to view the Q Youth Academy Team List.


For further information regarding the Q Youth Academy please contact Tristan Mana, Performance & Pathways Manager on 0416 323 181 or E: tristan@qldtouch.com.au.


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