Festival details

 2022/2023 competition

The festivals are taking place at various venues across the country in the summer term.
Bookings for the 2022/23 competition will open on Tuesday 24 January at 0900.

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.

Age groups

There are U11 and U13 festivals.


Pupils can only take part in one age group throughout the whole competition.

Team size

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


All draws are created by IAPS after the closing date

Refereeing at IAPS events

Schools must provide a competent and confident referee, unless otherwise advised.

Booking online

Opening date: Tuesday 24 January

Closing date: Friday 10 March

Cost of entry: £60 per team

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 football in England is the Football Association.

All IAPS football tournaments are conducted under the FA rules and regulations, including their ruling on gender splits within tournaments.

Boys can play in this competition, there is no limit to the number of boys who can play in the team.This is in accordance with the NGB's rules and regulations.

If you wish to play a boy in the girls' football tournament, please contact the IAPS Sport Team in advance of the event.
Please read the rules and regulations in full before entering the event.

Eligibility & policies

Please make sure you have read and understand the following eligibility criteria and policies before booking onto an event:

  1. eligibility criteria
  2. booking terms and conditions
  3. safeguarding policy
  4. media policy
  5. codes of conducts

Upcoming events

There are no upcoming events.