There are tournaments for the U11, U12 and U13 age groups.
The age of each competitor must be taken from the 1 September 2019.
All tournaments are 7-a-side.
Squads of 10 players max.
All draws are created by IAPS after the closing date.
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 - Haileybury College - 21 November 2019.
U12 - Rugby School Sports Centre - 20 November 2019.
U13 - Repton School Sports Centre - 15 November 2019.
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.
All age groups must consist of girls only.
This is in accordance with the NGB's rules and regulations.
Schools must provide an umpire for the qualifying rounds.
You will not be required to umpire your own team, unless otherwise advised.
Neutral umpires will be provided for all finals.
All competitors must attend an IAPS School.
Competitors may only play in one age group throughout the competition.
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
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.
Once you have booked for this event, you must complete your competitors details 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, you can log into your account via our website and re-send yourself the email.
IAPS believe that the welfare and wellbeing of all children and adults at risk attending an IAPS event is of the highest concern.
The IAPS Safeguarding Policy and Procedures sets out our approach to safeguarding and child protection.
A full risk assessment is carried out between IAPS and host venues.
A copy can be provided on request. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
There will be no professional photography at any IAPS events.
Parents and spectators can take their own pictures. There is no law against taking photos at public events for personal use, including pictures of other people's children.
Further advice can be found on our website here.