Shropshire FA Charter Standard Tournament 2017

The Shropshire FA is delighted to announce the dates for the 2017 Charter Standard Tournament, which is set to take place over the weekend of Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th May 2017.

A fantastic weekend of football awaits, the Charter Standard Tournament brings together all clubs with FA Charter Standard status within the county, with matches played among varying age groups.

As a thank you for the continued support of Shropshire Charter Standard clubs, the tournament will be available completely FREE of charge to clubs wishing to get involved.

The fun weekend will include visits from local football club mascots, a bouncy castle, a football speed gun & much more.

Prizes to be won include FREE Football Kits. 

Darren Beech, Football Development Team Leader at The Shropshire FA, said: “We are delighted to put on a tournament as a ‘thank you’ to our grassroots clubs for their work over the season. It’s fantastic to see how we have grown as a county and we’re hoping that growth continues with 2017’s Charter Standard Tournament.”


Entry forms will be emailed to all club secretaries directly

If you’re a secretary that hasn’t received an entry form by 22nd February 2017, please email 
Darren.Beech@shropshirefa.com 


 

Saturday 13th May 2017

Shropshire FA U7’s & U8''s Football Tournament

Gender: Boys U7's AM

Venue: Greenfields Sports Arena

Address: Market Drayton, TF9 3SL

9:30am Arrival/Registration

10:00am Start/kick off

Gender: Boys U8's PM

Venue: Market Drayton Town Football Club

Address: Market Drayton, TF9 3SL

1:00pm Arrival/Registration

1:30pm Start/kick off

Places are on a first come, first served basic, Limited of 16 teams per age group.

To enter a team(s), please complete the team application form (attached) and return to Darren.Beech@shropshirefa.com no later than the following deadline date below;

Deadline for team entries for the tournament is Friday 28th April 2017.

Sunday 14th May 2017

Shropshire FA U10’s & U8''s Football Tournament

Gender: Girls U10's AM

Venue: Greenfields Sports Arena

Address: Market Drayton, TF9 3SL

9:30am Arrival/Registration

10:00am Start/kick off

Gender: Girls U8's PM

Venue: Market Drayton Town Football Club

Address: Market Drayton, TF9 3SL

1:00pm Arrival/Registration

1:30pm Start/kick off

Places are on a first come, first served basic, Limited of 16 teams per age group.

To enter a team(s), please complete the team application form (attached) and return to eve.bailey@shropshirefa.com no later than the following deadline date below;

Deadline for team entries for the Girls tournament is Wednesday 10th May.

U7's Age Group

Shropshire FA Charter Standard Football Tournaments are available for affiliated boys and girls teams eligible for the under 7’s age group during the 2016/17 season. This involves players from school years 1 & 2 currently, and born between the following dates; 

1st September 2009 – 31st August 2011

 

U8's Age Group

Shropshire FA Charter Standard Football Tournaments are available for affiliated boys and girls teams eligible for the under 8’s age group during the 2016/17 season. This involves players from school years 2 & 3 currently, and born between the following dates; 

1st September 2008 – 31st August 2010

U10's Age Group

Shropshire FA Charter Standard Football Tournaments are available for affiliated boys and girls teams eligible for the under 10’s age group during the 2016/17 season. This involves players from school years 4 & 5 currently, and born between the following dates; 

1st September 2006 – 31st August 2008

Games will be played following normal mini-soccer rules, with the emphasis on player development and a positive experience of playing football.

  • Under 7’s & Under 8's  games will be 5-a-side and follow FA Mini-soccer Laws of the Game
  • Under 10's games will be 7-a-side and follow FA Mini-soccer Laws of the Game

Please find attached The FA guide to U7/U8/U10s age groups including the FA Laws of Mini-soccer for this age group.

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