Basketball

Horsham District Primary Schools Basketball Competition

Catchment

·       Any primary school in the Horsham District

Lead organisers

·       Horsham District Sports Development

Venue

·       Kingslea Primary School (using the outside court areas)

Age/gender/eligibility

·       Year 5+6 pupils of any gender balance

·       Younger pupils can play at school discretion

Team size/entry

·       3-a-side on pitch, maximum squad size 5

·       Schools can enter as many teams as they wish although we may need to pare down the number allowed from a particular school if demand exceeds the 15 team capacity

Dates/times

·       Thursday 5th May (please note this is a change from the previously publicised date of Friday 29th April because Kingslea is no longer able to host on the original date)

·       4.00-6.00pm

Cost

·       £20 per team

Weather considerations

·       If there is a need to cancel communication will be made as soon as possible

·       Children should dress appropriately in accordance with the prevailing weather conditions, including bringing extra clothes to wear if it’s cold and whilst waiting between matches

Kit considerations

·       Teams should be in uniform colours as far as possible, but bibs will be available in the event of clashing kits

·       Bring a minimum of one practice ball per team and make sure it’s marked to avoid mix ups

Parking and spectators

·       tbc

Ethos/Fair Play

·       Fun and participation as opposed to win-at-all-costs

·       No trophies/ no medals – certificates for all (winners, runners up, participation achievement recognised)

Rules

·       Rules download

Format Guidance

·       Will be advised shortly after entry deadline referred to below

·       Main formatting principle will be round-robin to provide lots of games for all teams irrespective of success level

·       We will also aim to stand teams more by ability from the second meeting onwards

Contact person

·       Ian Ford – Ian@horshamsportsservices.co.uk / 07764 146338

Booking Links/Deadline

·       Booking e-formdeadline 1/4/22

Conditions

·       Invoicing will be undertaken at booking deadline

·       No refunds will be issued for schools/teams that drop out after booking deadline

·       Additional teams can be accepted after the booking deadline at the discretion of the organisers

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