The Nadroga Netball Association is targeting to groom young players this season.
And Nadroga netball president Jorama Ratulevu is calling on school leavers, tertiary and secondary school students to be join the sport.
He said the association was hopeful of fielding more new teams this season.
"We had 18 teams last year and we are hopeful that more teams will join this year," said Ratulevu.
"We are encouraging young players to take up the sport."
Ratulevu said a knock-out competition had been scheduled this weekend.
"We are inviting as many teams as possible for this knock-out competition," he said.
"The aim is to lift the standard of netball in Nadroga and we need the support from the vanua and the youth to fulfil our goal."