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    IAPS Hockey (Girls)
    Many of England’s International Hockey squad all started their hockey careers playing at independent schools.

IAPS HOCKEY (GIRLS)

"The IAPS hockey competitions are always a favourite part of the term for our girls teams in the prep school. This is a fantastic occasion which provides a fun yet competitive experience for prep school pupils. One of the best aspects of being able to play in both the regional and national rounds is that you find yourself playing teams off of your normal fixture card, going into games against the unknown is something that prep school pupils rarely have to encounter. The hosting at the national finals was brilliant and the whole event ran smoothly. Now we have 10 girls who can call themselves IAPS National Champions and this memory will be embedded in their memory for the rest of their lives, with hopefully a chance to repeat this next year. Thank you to IAPS for hosting yet again another fantastic year of competitions and we look forward to hosting and entering more next year." - Scott Simkins, Hurstpierpoint College.

Tournament Information

  • Schools must enter an U11 and U13 qualifying tournament in order to qualify for the final.
  • There are U11 and U13 qualifying tournaments held at various locations around the country. The top teams in each will be invited to the final.
  • Due to numbers this year, the U12 teams will go straight to the finals with no qualifiers.
  • All tournaments are 7-a-side.

Eligibility

  • All competitors must attend an IAPS school.
  • U11 competition - Pupils must be U11 on 1 September 2017.
  • U12 competition - Pupils must be U12 on 1 September 2017.
  • U13 competition - Pupils must be U13 on 1 September 2017.
  • Players may only play for one age group throughout the competition.


Rules

National Governing Body Information

  • The National Governing Body: 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.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Hockey (Girls) event coming soon.

PREVIOUS HOCKEY (GIRLS) RESULTS

10/11/2017 U11 Hockey Finals - Millfield Millfield School More Info
14/11/2017 U13 Hockey Finals - Repton Repton School Sports Centre More Info
24/11/2017 U12 Hockey Finals - Ipswich Ipswich School More Info

SOME FACTS ABOUT IAPS HOCKEY (GIRLS)

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2016 competitors

235

2016 schools

60

Finalists

1980

Olympic debut