Horsham District league's interleague coordinator Fred Mellington says the league will look for a one-off game next season.
"We are pursuing options," Mr Mellington said.
"Interleague isn't finished yet. Not necessarily.
"We will be looking for someone who wants to play a game next year."
Mr Mellington said the league were hoping to play someone within a reasonable travelling distance and of a similar standard.
2019 Horsham District football interleague coach Nick Pekin said he is worried the one-year break could spell the end of interleague entirely.
"With this sort of thing, often once it's done, it's done," Pekin said.
"It's the same as a club folding or something. Once they call it, I think it'll be too hard to get it back."
Pekin said he would be disappointed to see the concept fold.
Pekin has previously coached and captained the Horsham District interleague side, and captained the Wimmera Football League team.
"It's one thing I've always enjoyed, playing and trying out for, to play the highest standard of footy you can," Pekin said.
"It would be a bit disappointing for us blokes that love footy."
PREVIOUSLY: Senior interleague football has been thrown to the scrapheap for at least one year.
An AFL Victoria statement on Thursday confirmed the statewide community championships would not run in 2020.
Its long-term future is unclear.
AFL Victoria will spend next year what the future of the competition might entail.
AFL Victoria Head of Community Football Stephen O'Donohue said in a statement the decision was based on concerns many raised over the current senior interleague format.
Concerns included the ranking system, inconsistent levels of competition, travel, increasing cost pressure, fixturing, administrative demands, impact on league fixtures and player availability.
AFL Victoria says leagues are able to consider interleague games outside the official banner next year.
Leagues who participate in interleague football next year will receive financial support from AFL Victoria.
AFL Wimmera-Mallee's Stephen McQueen said the competition in the region wasn't necessarily "done and dusted".
"There is still the possibility we can organise our own interleague competition it just won't be the scheduled program which has happened in recent years," he said.
"We've heard rumours for a couple of weeks now so we have made contingency plans.
"We will have to finalise those plans before we bring the draw out.
"The decision will come back to the board and the commission and they'll make a decision moving forward which way they intend to go."
Former Swifts coach Scott Carey featured in the Horsham and District League's senior team for more than seven seasons.
"It's disappointing," Carey said.
"I thought both the Horsham and Wimmera league's represented themselves pretty well.
"I know our football club got a lot out of representing the league."
Carey said he had made a lot of friends and connections through the competition.
"There are a lot of players I probably would of never met, or sat down and had a drink with, or got to know outside of my club," he said.
"I think it was a great tool to bring all the players together even if it was just for that one game.
"If definitely made things easier and you could call upon other people within the region because you have the rapport with them."
THE FULL STATEMENT READ AS FOLLOWS:
"In recent months AFL Victoria has taken feedback on the WorkSafe AFL Victoria Community Championships and representative football in general. "
"All clubs and Leagues, both senior and junior, across country Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne, were given the opportunity to provide feedback on the current WorkSafe AFL Victoria Community Championships and representative football.
"Based on the feedback from clubs and Leagues across the state, AFL Victoria will not facilitate the WorkSafe AFL Victoria Community Championships in 2020 given many stakeholders raised the current format as a concern, telling us they believe it needs an update and changes.
"The Metropolitan Junior Championships and V/Line Cup representative programs for juniors will remain given there was very strong support for these two programs from across the state.
"The main areas of feedback around the current Championships from clubs and Leagues were based on concerns around the validity of the ranking system, inconsistent levels of competition, travel, increasing costs, and the pressure these costs place on leagues, fixturing, administrative demands on leagues, impact on League fixtures and player availability.
"While AFL Victoria won't facilitate the Championships in 2020, based on the feedback from clubs and leagues that the current program doesn't meet their needs, AFL Victoria would encourage leagues to continue a representative program in 2020 if it is relevant to their League.
"Leagues who wish to participate in representative football in 2020 are encouraged to do so and AFL Victoria will continue to financially support Leagues who wish to pursue representative programs.
"AFL Victoria will further consult clubs and Leagues around the future of the Championships and representative football during 2020."
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