Tournament details

When does it take place?

The Netball competitions take place in the Spring term.

Age groups

U11, U12 and U13 tournaments.
All age groups must consist of girls only. 
This is in accordance with the NGB's rules and regulations.

For more details about the specific age groups, please click the relevant tab below.

Competitor details
Once you have booked, you will be asked to provide some details about your competitors before the event. In line with GDPR, only essential information is collected in order to be able to organise the sports event.

 

U11

This competition will follow the England Netball Bee Netball programme at Stinger stage.

 2022/2023 competition

The details of 2022/23 competition are yet to be confirmed.

For events in the Autumn term, bookings will open during the Summer term preceding it.
For events in the Spring term, bookings will open during the Autumn term.
For events in the Summer term, bookings will open during the Spring term.

Team size

There will be 5 players on court at one time.
Squads must have a minimum of 7 players.
Size 4 balls will be used.
Posts will be 9ft.

Entry

Teams across all age groups must consist of girls only.
This is in accordance with the NGB's rules and regulations.
Once a venue is full you can join the waiting list and/or book for an alternative venue.

Umpire

It is a condition of entry that schools must supply a C level qualified umpire for the qualifying rounds. Umpires who are not C level will not be able to umpire.
If a school does not provide a C level umpire, they risk their team being withdrawn from the tournament.
Click here to find and book a C level umpire course with England Netball.
If there is not one taking place in your area, you can contact England Netball’s officiating team to discuss any available alternatives.

Qualifying for the finals

Schools must enter a qualifier in order to reach the finals.
The top teams in each qualifier will be invited to the finals.

U12

2022/2023 competition

The details of 2022/23 competition are yet to be confirmed.

For events in the Autumn term, bookings will open during the Summer term preceding it.
For events in the Spring term, bookings will open during the Autumn term.
For events in the Summer term, bookings will open during the Spring term.

This is a standalone event to increase participation.

Eligibility

Only year 7 pupils are eligible for this event and they cannot play in both the U12 and U13 events.

Team size

All teams must be 7-a-side.
Squads can be made up of a maximum of 10 players.
Size 5 balls will be used.
Posts will be 10ft.

Entry

Teams across all age groups must consist of girls only.
This is in accordance with the NGB's rules and regulations.
Once a venue is full you can join the waiting list and/or book for an alternative venue.

Umpire

It is a condition of entry that schools must supply a C level qualified umpire for the qualifying rounds. Umpires who are not C level will not be able to umpire.
If a school does not provide a C level umpire, they risk their team being withdrawn from the tournament.
Click here to find and book a C level umpire course with England Netball.
If there is not one taking place in your area, you can contact England Netball’s officiating team to discuss any available alternatives.

U13

2022/2023 competition

The details of 2022/23 competition are yet to be confirmed.

For events in the Autumn term, bookings will open during the Summer term preceding it.
For events in the Spring term, bookings will open during the Autumn term.

Team size

All teams must be 7-a-side.
Squads can be made up of a maximum of 10 players.
Size 5 balls will be used.
Posts will be 10ft.

Entry

Teams across all age groups must consist of girls only.
This is in accordance with the NGB's rules and regulations.
Once a venue is full you can join the waiting list and/or book for an alternative venue.

Umpire

It is a condition of entry that schools must supply a C level qualified umpire for the qualifying rounds. Umpires who are not C level will not be able to umpire.
If a school does not provide a C level umpire, they risk their team being withdrawn from the tournament.
Click here to find and book a C level umpire course with England Netball.
If there is not one taking place in your area, you can contact England Netball’s officiating team to discuss any available alternatives.

Qualifying for the finals

Schools must enter a qualifier in order to reach the finals.
The top teams in each qualifier will be invited to the finals.

Small schools (U11)

This competition will follow the England Netball Bee Netball programme at Stinger stage. 

2022/2023 competition

The details of 2022/23 competition are yet to be confirmed.

For events in the Autumn term, bookings will open during the Summer term preceding it.
For events in the Spring term, bookings will open during the Autumn term.
For events in the Summer term, bookings will open during the Spring term.

Format

This tournament is a straight final.
The winners of the tournament will be invited to the U11 National Finals

Team size

There will be 5 players on court at one time.
Squads must have a minimum of 7 players.
Size 5 balls will be used.
Posts will be 10ft.
Schools must have less than 30 girls in years 5 & 6 combined.
This is in line with the small school rugby competition.
You will be asked to confirm the number of pupils at your school in years' 5 & 6 on the booking form.

Entry

Teams across all age groups must consist of girls only.
This is in accordance with the NGB's rules and regulations.
Once a venue is full you can join the waiting list and/or book for an alternative venue.

Umpire

It is a condition of entry that schools must supply a C level qualified umpire for the qualifying rounds. Umpires who are not C level will not be able to umpire.
If a school does not provide a C level umpire, they risk their team being withdrawn from the tournament.
Click here to find and book a C level umpire course with England Netball.
If there is not one taking place in your area, you can contact England Netball’s officiating team to discuss any available alternatives.

Competitor details
Once you have booked, you will be asked to provide some details about your competitors before the event. In line with GDPR, only essential information is collected in order to be able to organise the sports event.
 

Booking criteria

Eligibility

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. 

All IAPS Sports competitions are school events and we expect a member of school staff to attend. Parents cannot attend events in place of a member of school staff. 

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

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 netball in England is England Netball.

All IAPS netball tournaments are conducted under the International Netball Federation rules and regulations, including their ruling on gender splits within tournaments. Netball is played in accordance with EN and/or INF rules and regulations is to be single sex. Please read the rules and regulations in full before entering the event.

Merchandise

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

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

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