BRISTOL & WEST BADGERS TOURNAMENT DATE : Sunday 23rd June 2019 Time : 9.30 – 17.00 VENUE : Winterbourne International Academy (formerly Ridings School), Winterbourne COST : £95 per team BBQ & DRINKS The schedule: • The tournament will be played between 11-a-side teams with shortened games depending on the number of sides competing. • It will be either a ‘round robin’ competition, or 2 pools and cross over finals depending on the number of entries. • The pitches are booked from 9:00 – 17:00. (The playing schedule will be sent out closer to the date).
Badgers Rules: a) Juniors should be aged 11-15 years with the exception that ‘if at the start of the Badgers season a player is 15 and becomes 16 in the Badgers season. b) No more than 4 senior players allowed to take part. Players 17 & over will wear a ribbon/visible armband supplied by B&W. c) Senior players are not allowed into the opposition’s D. d) Senior players cannot participate in short corners except for the goalkeeper. Senior players from the attacking team must stand behind the halfway line until the corner is over. e) 4 points for a win, 2 for a score Draw, 1 for a scoreless Draw, 0 for a loss, and 1 for each goal scored. Tie breakers are Goal diff, then goals scored then goals conceded. f) In the event of a tie after completion of the final group games, the result will be decided by penalties.
Closing date for applications: Please let me know if you are interested in playing. The closing date for applications will be Monday 20th May. After this date I will contact you with further details and payment instructions.
Location & contacts
Bristol & West Hockey Club
The Ridings Sports Village, Flaxpits Lane
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Last year was a great success, the sun shining and great BBQ food available!!! B&W provided awnings, colour co-ordinated to match the teams(!!!), so there was plenty of shelter from the elements!! The format is such that we attempt to keep the players waiting as little as possible between games.