Tournament details

2022 Bookings

Bookings open: Monday 13 September
Closing date for booking: Friday 26 November

Age groups

U11, U12 and U13 tournaments.
U12 and U13 teams must consist of boys only.
U11 teams may have a maximum of 2 girls as part of the squad. However, the girls must not have already played in the U11 girls' competitions in the Autumn term.
This is in accordance with the NGB's rules and regulations.

Team size

All tournaments are 7-a-side.
Squads of 10 players max.


Schools must provide an umpire for the tournament. You will not be required to umpire your own team, unless otherwise advised.


All draws are created by IAPS after the closing date.

Qualifying for the finals

Schools must enter an U11 and U13 qualifier in order to reach the finals.
The top teams in each will be invited to the finals.
The U12 event is a straight finals.


U11 finals - Wednesday, 2 March 2022, Rugby School
U12 finals - Monday 28 February, Culford School
U13 finals - Friday, 4 March 2022, Haileybury College 

Cost of entry

£60 per team 

Booking criteria


All competitors must attend an IAPS School.

Competitors ages must be taken from 1st September 2021. 

Competitors may only enter one age group per 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. 

Terms and conditions

Terms and Conditions

Schools must read and accept the Terms and Conditions before booking onto an IAPS event. 

Risk Assessment

A full risk assessment is carried out between IAPS and host venues for each event. If you require a copy of the events risk assessment, please contact IAPS Sport. 

Privacy Notice

IAPS is committed to protecting your personal data. Data will be processed for the purposes of responding to requests to enter and participate in IAPS sport events. The Association has a legitimate interest for processing basic and sensitive personal data and will only process and keep the minimum required data to organise and run events safely. IAPS will only share your data with third parties where necessary to do so to compete in an IAPS sporting event and to meet National Governing Bodies regulations. Further information is available here.

Media Policy

The IAPS media policy  sets out our approach to the use of media supplied to the association by member schools, and the use of media by IAPS staff at sports events. It does not cover the use of media by individual schools at events. IAPS member schools should have their own policies to cover the use of media at events.

Photography advice at IAPS events

There is no professional photography at any IAPS event however 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 (Ask the Police, 2018). IAPS asks parents and spectators to be cautious when sharing any images on social media. The NSPCC have useful advice on sharing images here.


Safeguarding Policy and Procedures

Children must never be subject to any form of treatment that is harmful, racist, abusive, humiliating or degrading. All reasonable steps must be taken to promote the interests and well-being of children and protect them from harm, discrimination or degrading treatment, as all children have the right to be treated with dignity and respect.

IAPS's Safeguarding Policy and Procedures sets out our approach to safeguarding and child protection.

Anti Bullying Policy 

Bullying is the use of aggression with the intention of hurting another person. Bullying results in pain and distress to the victim. IAPS Anti Bullying policy sets out our approach to bullying and the procedures in place to prevent bullying taking place at IAPS sports events.

Safeguarding Contacts 

Emily Connell
Sport Events Manager | Designated Safeguarding Officer
[email protected] | 01926 461501

Mike Kershaw
Sport Events Coordinator | Deputy Safeguarding Officer
[email protected] | 01926 461513 

Phone 01926 887833
Email [email protected]

Codes of Practice

The IAPS Codes of Practice set out our expectations for coaches, officials, spectators and competitors at all IAPS Sport events.

Please take the time to familiarise yourself with them before attending an IAPS Sport event.


Rules and regulations

The national governing body for hockey in England is England Hockey.

All IAPS hockey tournaments are conducted under the In2Hockey rules, including their ruling on gender splits within tournaments.

Please read the rules and regulations in full before entering the event.

Over age players policy
If you have a pupil who is out of age and wishes to play Hockey with their year group, you can apply directly to England Hockey for approval to play out of age.



Shirt Logos Ltd are the official merchandisers for IAPS Sport events. They are pleased to offer a comprehensive range of branded sports clothing and accessories for participants taking part in IAPS events both online and at events.

A range of products are available, specific to each individual sport, in a range of colours and sizes to suit all ages, including producing team hoodies for schools. 

All the commission made from the merchandise is reinvested into the sports programme, to keep improving the events every year.

To see what is available to purchase, and to place an order, please visit the IAPS sport web shop here.

Please note that this is a third party website which is not governed by the IAPS privacy and cookie statements. Once you have used this link to leave our site, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting the site.



Results are available in the members area. This is in line with our GDPR policy. 

Schools - click here to gain access.

Parents - please ask your school to provide you with the results. 


Upcoming events

23 January – 2 March 2022

U11 Hockey Tournament

Book your school into an U11 qualifier here.

  • Hockey (boys)
25 January – 25 March 2022

U13 Hockey tournament

Book your school into an U13 qualifier here.

  • Hockey (boys)
28 February 2022

U12 Hockey Tournament

This tournament is a straight final.

  • Culford, Bury St Edmunds IP28 6TX
  • Hockey (boys)