Tournament details

 When does it take place?

The Hockey Championships take place in the Spring term.

2022/23 finals

U11 - Wednesday, 15 March at Repton School
U12 - Thursday, 23 March at Millfield School
U13 - Monday, 20 March at Charterhouse School

Age groups

U11, U12 and U13 tournaments.
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.
U12 and U13 teams must consist of boys only.
This is in accordance with the NGB's rules and regulations.

Eligibility

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

2022/2023 competition

Bookings will open on Tuesday, 13 September 2022 at 0900.
Bookings will close on Friday, 18 November 2022 at 1700.

A "Book Now" button will appear on the left. You will select the qualifier that you wish to attend. 

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

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

Umpires

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

Draws 

All draws are created by IAPS after the closing date.

Qualifying for the finals

Schools must enter a qualifier in order to reach 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

Bookings will open on Tuesday, 13 September 2022 at 0900.
Bookings will close on Friday, 18 November 2022 at 1700.

A "Book Now" button will appear on the left. You will select the qualifier that you wish to attend. 

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

Umpires

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

Draws 

All draws are created by IAPS after the closing date.

U13

2022/2023 competition

Bookings will open on Tuesday, 13 September 2022 at 0900.
Bookings will close on Friday, 18 November 2022 at 1700.

A "Book Now" button will appear on the left. You will select the qualifier that you wish to attend. 

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

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

Umpires

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

Draws 

All draws are created by IAPS after the closing date.

Qualifying for the finals

Schools must enter a qualifier in order to reach 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

2022/2023 competition

Bookings will open on Tuesday, 13 September 2022 at 0900.
Bookings will close on Friday, 18 November 2022 at 1700.

A "Book Now" button will appear on the left. You will select the qualifier that you wish to attend. 

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

All tournaments are 7-a-side.
Squads of 10 players max.
Schools must have less than 30 boys in years 5 & 6 combined (for the U11 event) and 30 boys in years 7 & 8 combined (for the U13 event).
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.

Umpires

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

Draws 

All draws are created by IAPS after the closing date.

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.

Upcoming events

19 January – 26 February 2023

U11 Boys' Hockey Championships

Book your school into an U11 qualifier here.

  • Various
  • Hockey (boys)
27 January – 9 October 2023

U13 Boys' Hockey Championships

Book your school into an U13 qualifier here.

  • Various
  • Hockey (boys)
3 March 2023

Boy's Small Schools Hockey Championship

Book your school into a small schools event here.

  • Bedford School
  • Hockey (boys)
23 March 2023

U12 Boys' Hockey Tournament

Book your school into the U12 tournament here

  • Millfield School
  • Hockey (boys)