During FA Girls’ Football Week the whole country gears up to encourage football activities for girls which can including playing, training or even just learning more about the beautiful game.
The week is a great opportunity to showcase female football at every level and inspire new players and volunteers.
As part of the National campaign, Shropshire FA will be running a number of events to help raise the profile of female football and support the FA’s aim of doubling the number of women and girls playing football and supporting more females to become coaches, referee’s and volunteering in the female game by 2020.
Please see poster (under documents) advertising the events we are running along with further details below, which we hope you will be interested in attending?
SFA Girls & Women’s Strategy Consultation Event
Thursday 13th July, 7pm @SFA HQ
Have your say and help us to sustain and grow the game
Female Only Refereeing Forum
Monday 17th July, 6.30pm @ SFA HQ
Female referees will have the opportunity to share their views, and be provided with some CPD in the form of Match Scenarios and a practical demonstration on match control.
Female Only Coaches Workshop
Tuesday 1st August, 6pm - 9pm @AFC Telford Learning Centre
Coaching Girls teams & new ideas – No qualification required to attend.
This workshop is ideal for any female aged 16+ interested in getting involved in coaching girls teams, or are already with a team and want further coaching support are welcome to attend this workshop in a fun, friendly safe environment.
Join us and help shape our vision for supporting and inspiring more female coaches in the game.
SSE Wildcats Girls Football Festival
Friday 4th Aug, 6.30pm - 8pm at Shrewsbury Town in the Community Training Ground.
Any girls aged 5-11 who are part of a SSE Wildcats club can attend along with anyone that might be interested in trying out football for the first time in this fun, friendly environment.
U8’s & U10’s Girls Euro Football Festival
In partnership with the Shropshire Girls & Women’s League & Prees Club
Saturday 5th Aug, 10am registration for 10.30am start @ Press Club. (U8's 5v5, U10's 7v7.)
Girls affiliated teams are invited to attend a Girls Euro Festival, with emphasis on fun, enjoyment in a friendly environment.
How do I book a place or register a team?
If you would like to enter a team into the U8’s & U10’s Euro Festival, please complete the application form below and return to firstname.lastname@example.org
To book you place on the referee workshop, please contact email@example.com
To register for the Female Coaches workshop, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
To register your daughter to the SSE Wildcats contact email@example.com or contact your SSE Wildcats Club if you are in a Wildcats Club.
SSE Wildcats Contacts:
SSE Shrewsbury Wildcats Club – Peter.Wilson@shrewsburytown.co.uk
SSE Ludlow STITC Wildcats Club - Peter.Wilson@shrewsburytown.co.uk
SSE AFC Telford Wildcats Club - firstname.lastname@example.org
(See documents below)
Have you registered your Girls Football Activity?
The Girls Football week will be an opportunity to support the Lionesses’ Euro campaign and get even more girls playing football this summer.
Please do not forget that you can also register your on-going activities as part of the week, or maybe even start something brand new to kick-start girls’ football.
To get involved please register your activity at http://www.fagirlsfootballweek.com/ and tell us your plans for your Euro celebrations.
Once you have registered your activity, you will have access to all of our online resources.
If you require any further information, please contact Eve Bailey, Shropshire FA on email@example.com