Boy’s & Girl’s Youth Tournament – Wednesday 24th July to Saturday 27th July (Classes A-F)
Boys Class G & H Tournament – Thursday 25th July to Saturday 27th July
Girl's Tournament – Thursday 25th July to Saturday 27th July (Classes I-L)
International Team Registrations – 1st January
|Class A||Youth||Born after 31st August 1994||11-a-side|
|Class C||Boys||Born after 31st August 1996||11-a-side|
|Class D||Boys||Born after 31st August 1997||11-a-side|
|Class E||Boys||Born after 31st August 1998||11-a-side|
|Class F||Boys||Born after 31st August 1999||11-a-side|
|Class G||Boys||Born after 31st August 2000||9v9|
|Class H||Boys||Born after 31st August 2001||9v9|
|Class I||Girls||Born after 31st August 1999||11-a-side|
|Class J||Girls||Born after 31st August 1995||11-a-side|
The festival recognises international associations whose registration dates commence 1st January.
25 superb fields – 3 venues. Most of the tournament games will be played on grass fields; however some games might be played on 3G Astroturf. We therefore recommend to all teams to bring flat (Astro) shoes.
Rules / Referees
Manchester Soccer Experience – Visit Manchester’s Famous Football Clubs!
Manchester United Football Club
In the morning we start visiting Manchester United’s ‘Theatre of Dreams’ where you will take in a Stadium Tour that includes visiting the Museum, Trophy Room, Mega Store, into the club’s players own hospitality room, visit to the Press Centre, dressing rooms and then walk down the ’Players Tunnel’ before taking your place in the ‘Dug Out’ for a final photo shoot. Lunch may be taken in United’s ‘Red Café’.
Manchester City Football Club
In the afternoon you have the chance for a Coaching Clinic with Manchester City’s Academy coaching team. The team members have vast experience to help players to improve their skills. Coaching clinics will work on professional training and emphasize skill development through Ball Control, Dribbling, Passing and Receiving, Shooting of the Ground (Technique), Small-sided games etc.