U11 competition - pupils must be U11 on 1 September 2018.
U13 competition - pupils must be U13 on 1 September 2018.
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.
U11 Wednesday 20 March at Rugby School.
U13 Tuesday 19 March at Millfield School.
Shirt Logos Ltd
As the official merchandisers for IAPS, they sell branded products both online and at events throughout the year. All of the commission made from the merchandise is reinvested into the sports programme, to keep improving the events every year.
Merchandise can be pre-ordered by completing the order form here.
Shirt Logos can produce team hoodies for schools. Place your order online and have your personalised hoodies sent directly to your school or collect them at the event.
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 they must not have already played in the U11 girls competitions in the Autumn term.
This is in accordance with the NGB's rules and regulations.
All competitors must attend an IAPS School.
Competitors 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 book onto IAPS sports events online.
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 from England Hockey
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.
If you would like more information, contact the England Hockey 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.
Schools must complete their competitors details for the event online before the entry deadline.
The link to submit your competitors details can be found in the 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 our website and re-send yourself the email.
Schedule & results
All results will be available to view via the SOCS website.
Visit the tournament schedule and results here.