Norwich Tournament

A friend on Facebook, Chris Good, sent me this information today and said they have almost filled the event but they are still looking for just a few more teams. They are particularly keen to hear from international sides.

I said I was happy to help share the details.
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Saturday Tournament Format & Schedule
Format – Everyone Plays A Final:

  • Two groups of 8 teams = 7 group games per team
  • Group games – 8 minutes each
  • Everyone plays a final – Group A 1st place plays Group B 1st place, down to Group
    A 8th place plays Group B 8th place
  • Finals – 14 minutes
  • Total game time per team = 70 minutes
  • Minimal wait time between games (some will play consecutively)
    Schedule – U8s, U9s & U10s:
  • 0820 to 0855 – Arrival (please do NOT arrive before 0820)
  • 0855 – Registration closes. Managers briefing starts
  • 0910 to 1201 – Group games
  • 1214 to 1250 – Finals
  • 1303 to 1320 – Tournament photo and awards presentation
  • 1345 – All teams not staying over on site to have departed please
    Schedule – U11s, U12s & U13s:
  • 1350 to 1430 – Arrival (please do NOT arrive before 1350)
  • 1430 – Registration closes. Managers briefing starts
  • 1445 to 1736 – Group games
  • 1749 to 1825 – Finals
  • 1838 to 1855 – Tournament photo and awards presentation
    Awards:
  1. Winners x 6 – trophy for the winner of each final. Gold winners medals for all
    players from the 6 winning teams. Silver runners up medals for the second
    placed team in the 1st v 1st final only. U8 and U9 age groups – participation gifts
    for all remaining players.
  2. Best Defence – fewest goals conceded
  3. Best Attack – most goals scored
  4. Fair Play Award – best sporting gesture (decided by referees)

    Sunday Tournament Format & Schedule
    Format – Group + Knockout:
  • Two Tiers:
  • Tier 1 – Teams who finished top 4 in each of the two groups from Saturday.
  • Tier 2 – Teams who finished bottom 4 in each of the two groups from Saturday
  • Each Tier consists of 2 groups of 4 teams = 3 group games per team
  • Group games – 15 minutes each
  • Everyone qualifies for Quarter-Final. 1st in Group A plays 4th in Group B, etc.
  • Semi-Final, 3rd/4th Playoff and Final.
  • Knockout games – 18 minutes each
  • Total game time per team = 63 to 99 minutes
  • Minimal wait time between games (some will play consecutively)
    Schedule – U8s, U9s & U10s:
  • 0815 to 0855 – Arrival (please do NOT arrive before 0820)
  • 0855 – Registration closes. Managers briefing starts
  • 0910 to 1100 – Group games
  • 1116 to 1200 – Quarter Finals
  • 1212 to 1230 – Semi Finals
  • 1242 to 1300 – Final (and 3rd / 4th Playoff)
  • 1312 to 1320 – Awards presentation and winners photo
  • 1345 – All teams not staying on site to have departed please
    Schedule – U11s, U12s & U13s:
  • 1350 to 1430 – Arrival (please do NOT arrive before 1350)
  • 1430 – Registration closes. Managers briefing starts
  • 1445 to 1635 – Group games
  • 1651 to 1735 – Quarter Finals
  • 1747 to 1805 – Semi Finals
  • 1817 to 1835 – Finals (and 3rd / 4th Playoff)
  • 1847 to 1855 – Awards presentation and winners photo
    Awards:
  1. Gold (1st place), Silver (2nd place) & Bronze (3rd place) – trophies for each of the
    top 3 teams from each of the two Tiers, plus medals for all players from each of
    the top 3 teams
  2. Fair Play Award – best sporting gesture (decided by referees)
    Venue & Site Map
    Address – Easton College, Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich NR9 5DU

    College Website

    There is a full 12 page information pack available from Chris Good (tournament organiser) on +44 7736 285161 or chrisgood45{at}hotmail[dot]com
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