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.

Eligibility

Pupils can only participate in one age group throughout the competition. The competition is defined as both qualifying events and the finals.

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If a school does not provide a C level umpire, they risk their team being withdrawn from the tournament.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 regional qualifier in order to qualify for the finals.
The number of teams qualifying for the finals is determined by IAPS based on the total number of entries and qualifying events.

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 regional qualifier in order to qualify for the finals.
The number of teams qualifying for the finals is determined by IAPS based on the total number of entries and qualifying events.

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.
 

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.

Bee Netball rule adaptations

Upcoming events

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