Football

Horsham District Primary School Football Cups

Catchment

·       Any primary school in the Horsham District

Lead organisers

·       Horsham Sports Services

Venue

·       Tanbridge House School (astroturf)

Age/gender/eligibility

·       Year 6 Cup – no gender restrictions

·       Year 5+6 Girls Cup – girls only

·       Year 5 Cup – no gender restrictions

·       Year 4 Cup – no gender restrictions

·       Year 3 Cup – no gender restrictions

·       Teams must only contain players aged in the appropriate year group (ie no playing up or down)

Team size/entry

·       6-a-side on pitch, Maximum squad size 9.

·       Schools can enter 2 teams maximum per event (but additional teams possible if spare capacity available at booking deadline)  

Dates/times

All Fridays 4-6pm

·       Year 6 Open –  4th March

·       Year 5+6 Girls – 11th March

·       Year 5 Open – 18th March

·       Year 4 Open – 25th March

·       Year 3 Open – 1st April

Cost

·       £35 per team meeting

Weather considerations

·       If a cancellation decision is necessary, all efforts will be made to communicate to schools in as quickly as possible

Kit considerations

·       Moulded stud boots or astro trainers best. Conventional trainers also allowed

·       All children should wear shin pads with long socks

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

Parking and spectators

·       Recommended access route is to park at The Bridge leisure centre or in Tescos and walk over the footbridge that goes over the A24. Please do not access through Tanbridge House School

Ethos/Fair Play

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

·       Policy download

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

Rules

·       Rules download

Format Guidance

·       To be circulated shortly after entry deadline

Contact person

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

Booking Links/Deadline

·       Booking e-form link (please be clear which year groups and gender you’re entering)

·       Deadline for all cup competitions is Friday 4th February

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