There were 7 teams in the 1977 ACTAFL Competition, Ainslie, ANU, Belconnen, Eastlake, Manuka, Queanbeyan and West Canberra.
Ainslie First Grade finished in fifth position on percentage from Belconnen after the home and away games so missed out on the finals. This was the first time since 1957 that Ainslie First Grade failed to make the Finals.
Charles Smith, Alan Smith and David Bellchambers played ACT Representative Football in 1977.
- Coach: Brian Read
- Captains: Charles Smith, Garry Cox
- Manager: Les Smith