Disability Football

Pan-Disability Youth Friendly Festival Announced

The first Pan-Disability Youth Friendly Festival on Sunday 5th May 2024, from 11:30am to 2pm

The Lincolnshire Ability Counts League, in partnership with Special Olympics Lincolnshire and Lincolnshire FA, are pleased to announce their first Pan-Disability Youth Friendly Festival on Sunday 5th May 2024, from 11:30am to 2pm. 

The Friendly Festivals offer a structured playing opportunity to bring together a range of disability football opportunities across Lincolnshire at a central venue. Both teams and individuals are invited to participate.

The event will take place at Bottesford Town FC, Ontario Rd, Scunthorpe, DN17 2TQ.

The entry fee is £10 per team (games will be 6-a-side) and there will be separate age groups for Under 8s, Under 12s, and Under 16s.

Teams do not need to be affiliated through the Whole Game System to participate in this event. Recreational sessions are eligible to participate.

To enter a team, please complete the Team Entry Form Here

The event will also be open to individual players to attend, who will then be grouped with teams on the day. The entry fee for individual players is £1.

To enter an individual player, please can parents/carers complete the Player Entry Form here

Once you have registered, you will receive an email including further details, team sheets, and consent forms.

Jordan Mason, Football Development Officer (Disability & Inclusion), said: "We're pleased to announce our Youth Friendly Festivals for young people with disabilities. This new opportunity provides a semi-structured, semi-competitive format of football for those aged 8-16 with Special Educational Needs, or disabilities. We're really excited to see teams and players from all across Lincolnshire to provide new opportunities."


For more information on disability football opportunities in your local area, click here.


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