Many football clubs play in Amateur Leagues and Competitions.
It could be the local under 10 school based team .eg St Josephs primary school side, Premiers 1998, who play in all blue with yellow V colours .
Older youths play in District Teams.eg SMDC . South Melbourne Districts Club, who play in the red and white and have a Swans Mascot .
Areas form their own teams and play in amateur leagues eg St Kilda City , who play in the Southern Football League .For decades they have fielded local teams at all levels junior through to senior .They play out of the famous Peanut Farm Reserve in St Kilda and wear the red , white and black jumper , jersey , guernsey with a Saint mascot and shield.
Women have their own League. In Victoria it is the VWFL and is growing . St Kilda Sharks is a womens team that also plays out of the Peanut Farm Reserve in St Kilda and wear the red , white and black of their AFL counterparts.
The iconic colours mark a team , an area , a district and a competition .
Amateur or elite team the club colours of the jumper , jersey , guernsey are worn with pride and passion .