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    IAPS Hockey (Boys)
    Hockey is one of the oldest team sports in the world, dating back nearly 3000 years to the Greek classical era.


Men’s hockey has the fastest swing speed of any sport, reaching around 103 miles per hour!

Tournament information

Age groups
  • U11 competition - pupils must be U11 on 1 September 2018.
  • U13 competition - pupils must be U13 on 1 September 2018.

  • Team size
  • All tournaments are 7-a-side.
  • Squads of 10 players max.

  • Qualifying for the finals
  • Schools must enter a qualifier in order to reach the finals.
  • The top teams in each will be invited to the finals.

  • Finals
  • U11 Wednesday 2 March.
  • U13 Tuesday 19 March.

  • Merchandise

    Shirt Logos Ltd
  • The official merchandisers for IAPS, who sell branded products both online, and at events, throughout the year. All of the commission made from the merchandise is put directly back into the sports programme, to keep improving the events every year.

  • Team hoodies
  • Shirt Logos do team hoodies for schools. Place your order online and have your hoodies sent directly to your school or collect at the event.
  • Entry requirements

  • U13 & U12 age groups - teams must consist of boys only.
  • U11 age group - a maximum of 2 girls will be permitted to form part of the squad, however she may not play for her school in both the U11 girls and U11 boys competitions.
  • This is in accordance with the NGB's rules and regulations.

  • Eligibility
  • All competitors must attend an IAPS School.
  • Children may only play in one age group throughout the competition.
  • Schools must provide an umpire for the tournament. You will not be required to umpire your own team, unless otherwise advised.
  • Only a member of school staff, with a school email address, can enter IAPS sports events.
  • Bookings are made on a first come, first served basis.

  • National governing body

    The national governing body for hockey in England is England Hockey.

    Support Available
  • England Hockey have developed key products for schools to give guidance and aid delivery of hockey to different age groups and abilities, with a range of teacher training opportunities. So whether you are introducing hockey into your school for the first time or want to grow current activity click here to see what support is available.

  • Key contact
  • If you would like more information, contact the participation team directly.

  • Rules and regulations

    In2Hockey rules and regulations
  • All IAPS hockey tournaments are conducted under the In2Hockey rules, including their ruling on gender splits within tournaments according to their most up-to-date regulations.
  • Please read the rules and regulations in full before entering the event.

  • Team sheets
  • Schools must complete their team sheet online 2 weeks prior to the event.
  • The link to submit your competitors details will be in your confirmation email, sent to you immediately after booking online.
  • If you do not receive the confirmation email for any reason, you can log into your account via iaps.uk and re-send yourself the email.

  • IAPS Noticeboard

    We will always email and tweet any urgent information to schools regarding our events e.g. cancellations due to weather.

    We will use this noticeboard to post the same information.

    Important information
  • There is no important news at this time.

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