Tournament details

U11 tournament

Event bookings

Bookings open: Monday 13 September
Bookings close: Friday 26 November

Tournament information

England Netball launched Bee Netball in 2019, which is a new format of the game for all children U11. 

All IAPS events run in line with national governing body guidance. IAPS's U11 competition will change to the Stinger stage (year 5/6) of Bee Netball in 2022. 

Stinger stage guidance for schools: 

Guidance for the Buzzers stage (Year 1/2) and Fliers stage (Year 3/4) is available when you sign up to the HIVE on England Netball's website.

IAPS U11 competition adaptations
  • All teams must be 5-a-side (No WA/WD)
  • Squads can be made up of a maximum of 9 players.
  • Size 4 balls will be used.
  • Posts will be 9ft.
  • Players will have 4 seconds to pass the ball.
  • Positions will be rotated throughout the tournament. Schools will be required to submit their rotations before the tournament. 
  • Full Bee Netball rules will be followed. 
Entry

Teams 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If a school does not provide a C level umpire, they risk their team being withdrawn from the tournament.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.
The qualifiers will take place throughout January & February. 

Finals dates

U11 Finals - Friday 18 March, Bryanston School

Cost of entry:

£60 per team 

U12 & U13 tournament

Event bookings

Bookings open: Monday 13 September
Bookings close: Friday 26 November

Tournament information

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.
Schools can enter 1 team per age group. 
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.
The qualifiers will take place throughout January & February. 

Finals dates

U12 Finals - Wednesday 16 March, Rugby School
U13 Finals - Monday 14 March, Ipswich School

Cost of entry

£60 per team 

Small school tournament

Event Bookings

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

Format

This tournament is a straight final.
The winners of the tournament will qualify for the U11 National Finals on Friday, 18 March 2022 at Bryanston School.

Team size

All teams must be 5-a-side.
Squads can be made up of a maximum of 9 players.
Size 5 balls will be used.
Posts will be 9ft.

Eligibility

Schools must have less than 30 girls in years 5 & 6 combined.
You will be asked to confirm the number of children at your school in years' 5 & 6 on the booking form.

Cost of entry

£60 per team 

 

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

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

Safeguarding

IAPS' Safeguarding Policy and Procedures sets out our approach to safeguarding and child protection at all events. 

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.

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. 

 

 

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

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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.

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