The AFL Central Victoria Junior/Youth Academy was introduced by the AFL Central Victorian Commission to further
assist the development
of the talented players across the region.
The Football Program is a development program for approximately 300 young footballers from
across the region, and includes the leading young footballers (male & female) from across the
BJFL, LVFL, HDFL and NCFL. The Bendigo based program is delivered to approximately 40 young
footballers at each of Under 12, Under 13, Under 14 , Under 15, Under 16 male age group players and Youth Girls. The North Central based program is delivered to approximately 30 players.
The Netball Program is a development program for approximately 60 young girls from across the region and is delivered to approximately 20 young netballers at each of 12 years, 13 years and 14 years.