Yr 8-9 Girls Football Competition

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Date(s) - 29/03/2023
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sportspark (3G 5 a side)
Norwich research Park



The festival is delivered as part of our role as a FA Girls Football School Partnership. The programme aims to increase access to football for girls and double participation by 2024.

Who is the event for?

The event is open to all schools with secondary aged pupils. Schools are invited to enter up to 2 squads of 8 girls from Years 8 and/or 9 to take part in the competition. Teams will play against each other in competitive matches. The competition will be held outside at on all weather football pitches at the Sportspark.

Event Theme

This is a ‘Compete’ themed event which is for pupils who are competitive in nature and enjoy performing and competing against others. 


The Intent of the event is “to support individual development in sport“.

Clothing & Footwear

The event will be held outdoors on all weather pitches, so pupils will need to wear suitable clothing to keep them warm/dry. Please ensure that pupils wear trainers or football boots with moulded studs (no full studs or blades) and shin pads.

Photo & Video Consent

We aim to use photos and videos to promote our events using a variety of media including on the internet, social media, newspapers and newsletters. It is the responsibility of the participating school to ensure that they have asked parents/guardian for permission for photos and videos of all participants to be taken by SSP staff or official event photographers.

To view our full Photo and Video Consent Policy please follow link.

Risk Assessment & Transport Summary

A risk assessment for the event will be emailed to schools approximately 2 weeks prior to the event.


Schools are reminded of the following safeguarding responsibilities at SSP events.

How to Enter

To enter to bring pupils to the event please complete the below booking form and press “submit”.

Entry Deadline

The deadline for entering is Wednesday 15th March (2 weeks prior to the event).

Support Available

If you have any questions about the event or would like some support to help prepare your pupils please email info@norwichssp.co.uk.


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