IAPS HOCKEY (GIRLS)
Hockey is the 2nd most played sport in the world. Players travel more than 5 miles during the course of a field hockey match.
U11 & U13 - various qualifying tournaments are being held across the country.
U12 - will go to a straight final.
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 final.
U11 - Wednesday 21 November 2018 at Rugby School.
U12 - Tuesday 27 November 2018 at Hurstpierpoint School.
U13 - Tuesday 13 November 2018 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.
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.
At the U11, U12 and U13 age groups teams must consist of girls only.
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.
Date of birth
U11 competition - pupils must be U11 on 1 September 2018.
U12 competition - pupils must be U12 on 1 September 2018.
U13 competition - pupils must be U13 on 1 September 2018.
National governing body
The national governing body for hockey in England is England Hockey
GREAT BRITAIN V BELGIUM
Great Britain’s men take on world number three side Belgium at the Anniversary Internationals.
England Hockey are exclusively offering schools tickets for just £5 to watch world-class action on the famous Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London on 2 & 3 October.
Book tickets online here.
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.
We will 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.
There is no important news at this time.