THE UK'S BIGGEST YOUTH FOOTBALL FESTIVAL - ESF Festival of Football

 
THE UK'S BIGGEST YOUTH FOOTBALL FESTIVAL - ESF Festival of Football
THE UK’S BIGGEST YOUTH FOOTBALL FESTIVAL
KEVIN KEEGAN & CASEY STONEY
THE UK'S BIGGEST YOUTH FOOTBALL FESTIVAL - ESF Festival of Football
CONTENTS                                  BUTLIN’S BOGNOR REGIS                14
                                                                    BUTLIN’S MINEHEAD              16
                                                                    BUTLIN’S SKEGNESS              18
                              ABOUT ESF        4                               HAVEN AYR           20
                   ESF 2019 CALENDAR           7                2018 ROLL OF HONOUR                22
              CELEBRITY PRESENTATIONS          8                           TESTIMONIALS            24
                                               10                                                  26

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                    ESF GRAND FINALE                               FESTIVAL INFO, T&C’s

                 GIRLS FOOTBALL AT ESF         12           TEAM REGISTRATION FORM                 29

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THE UK'S BIGGEST YOUTH FOOTBALL FESTIVAL - ESF Festival of Football
THE ULTIMATE
  FOOTBALL TOUR
                                                                        THE UK’S BIGGEST YOUTH
                                                                        FOOTBALL FESTIVAL
                                                                        With 1200 teams and 40,000 people participating, ESF is the biggest
                                                                        youth football festival in the UK. There’s nowhere better to take your
                                                                        team on tour!

                                                                        CELEBRITY PRESENTATIONS
                                                                        Our spectacular presentations are always a tour highlight. Celebrity
                                                                        guests have included Robert Pires, Kevin Keegan, Wayne Bridge,
WAYNE BRIDGE, CASEY STONEY & SUE SMITH                                  Stuart Pearce, Casey Stoney, Sue Smith, Robbie Fowler, Ian Wright,
                                                                        Danny Murphy and more.

                                                                        THE BEST HOLIDAY RESORTS
                                                                        ESF is staged exclusively at Butlin’s award winning Resorts in Bognor
                                                                        Regis, Minehead and Skegness, and Haven’s Holiday Park in Ayr,
                                                                        Scotland. Whatever the result on the pitch, your team are sure to have
                                                                        a fantastic time away together on tour.

                                                                        ESF GRAND FINALE
BUTLIN’S MINEHEAD
                                                                        AT ST GEORGE’S PARK
                                                                        Win your age section at ESF 2019 and your team will qualify
                                                                        for the prestigious ESF Grand Finale, our Champion of
                                                                        Champions event. The 2019 ESF Grand Finale will be
                                                                        staged at one of the World’s finest training facilities,
                                                                        St George’s Park.

                                                                        ESF SCORE CENTRE
                                                                        Your players will feel like they’re in the Premier League
                                                                        with live results and table updates on the ESF Score Centre.
                                                                        Visit www.esfscorecentre.co.uk
                                                                        to view full results from ESF 2018.

ST GEORGE’S PARK

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CALENDAR

THI S
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   AYR                 U8: 5-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SCOTLAND               U9-U11: 7-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      U12: 9-a-side        P20
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fri 12 - Mon 15 April           U13-U14: 11-a-side

I S YOUR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    U7-U8: 5-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       MINEHEAD                    U9-U10: 7-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           SOMERSET           U10-U14 Girls: 7-a-side      P16
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Fri 26 - Mon 29 April            U11-U12: 9-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 U13-U14: 11-a-side

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    U7-U8: 5-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SKEGNESS                   U9-U10: 7-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      LINCOLNSHIRE             U9-U11 Girls: 7-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   U11-U12: 9-a-side       P18
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Fri 26 - Mon 29 April        U12-U15 Girls: 9-a-side

YEAR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U13-U15: 11-a-side

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   AYR                 U8: 5-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SCOTLAND               U9-U11: 7-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      U12: 9-a-side        P20
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fri 3 - Mon 6 May             U13-U14: 11-a-side

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    U7-U8: 5-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                BOGNOR REGIS                       U9-U10: 7-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              U10-U11 Girls: 7-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WEST SUSSEX                U11-U12: 9-a-side       P14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fri 3 - Mon 6 May         U12-U15 Girls: 9-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U13-U14: 11-a-side

                                                                                                                                                                                   AYR                                                                  SKEGNESS                    U7-U8: 5-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      LINCOLNSHIRE                 U9-U10: 7-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   U11-U12: 9-a-side       P18
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fri 3 - Mon 6 May             U13-U14: 11-a-side

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    U7-U8: 5-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   U9-U10: 7-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                BOGNOR REGIS                   U9-U11 Girls: 7-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   U11-U12: 9-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WEST SUSSEX           U12-U15 Girls: 9-a-side      P14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fri 17 - Mon 20 May             U13-U15: 11-a-side
Since the first ESF festival in 1989, over 1 Million people have now joined us on tour! ESF is a                                                                                                                                                                              U13 Inclusive: 5-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (Pan Disability)
series of professionally organised festivals, that bring over 1200 youth football teams together
for a fantastic weekend of football and fun, with teams accommodated at Butlin’s and Haven                                                                                                              SKEGNESS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ST GEORGE’S PARK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    U7-U8: 5-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   U9-U10: 7-a-side
resorts. ESF 2019 then culminates with the ESF Grand Finale – our Champion of Champions                                                                                             ESF FINALE                                                       STAFFORDSHIRE             U9-U11 Girls: 7-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           P10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   U11-U12: 9-a-side
event at St George’s Park. Join us for the ultimate tour - this is your year!                                                                                                                                                                        Sat 6 - Sun 7 July       U12-U15 Girls: 9-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U13-U15: 11-a-side
                                                                                                                                                                MINEHEAD

Professional Organisation                                                         ESF Core Values                                                                                                                           TYPICAL TOUR ITINERARY
With a passion for football and 30 years experience organising some of the        The following Core Values are at the forefront of everything we
                                                                                                                                                                               BOGNOR REGIS                                 Friday         - Arrival & Check In at Butlin’s/Haven
most prestigious youth football events in the UK, you can expect the highest      endeavour to achieve at ESF: TEAMWORK / SPORTSMANSHIP /
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           - Team Registration & Coaches Welcome Meeting at 8PM
standard of service from the ESF team.                                            ENJOYMENT / FRIENDSHIP / DISCIPLINE / RESPECT                                                                                                            - Full night time Entertainment Programme

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Saturday       - Day 1 of Festival - Group Stage matches
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           - Tour activities - Water Park, Climbing Wall, Go Karts etc.
National FA Sanction                                                              First Aid Cover                                                                                                                                          - Full night time Entertainment Programme

All ESF festivals are sanctioned by the relevant National Football Association.   First Aid cover is provided by professional suppliers at all ESF festivals.                                                               Sunday         - Day 2 of Festival – Final Group Stage matches & Finals
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           - Tour activities - Water Park, Climbing Wall, Go Karts etc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           - ESF Celebrity Presentation Ceremonies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           - Departure for guests wishing to depart on Sunday

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Monday         - Departure for guests wishing to depart on Monday
FINANCIAL PROTECTION                                                              Child Protection
All payments made to ESF Events are fully protected by ABTOT.                     All ESF staff are DBS checked. ESF are proud to support the NSPCC.
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MEET A
                                                                                                                       JOHN BARNES

                                                                                                                      MARK NOBLE

                                                                                                                     CASEY STONEY

                                                                                                                    SCOTT BROWN

LE G E N D
                                                                                                                   BRYAN ROBSON                      Danny Murphy & Sue Smith                Casey Stoney & Kevin Keegan

                                                                                                                  ROBBIE FOWLER

                                                                                                                    FAYE WHITE

                                                                                                                 PAUL & TOM INCE

                                                                                                                AIDEN MCGEADY

                                                                                                                 KEVIN KEEGAN
With dramatic sound and lighting effects, our                                                                  BARRY FERGUSON
spectacular presentation ceremonies are the                                                                                           Robert Pires                              Ian Wright               Robbie Fowler
                                                                                                               MATT LE TISSIER
highlight of the tour for many teams. It’s a proud
moment for the parents and coaches, as each team                                                              DANNY MURPHY
gets their moment of glory on the big stage in front                                                          CHRIS SMALLING
of a packed auditorium, where every player has the
                                                                                                                SUE SMITH
opportunity to meet our celebrity guest.
                                                                                                               IAN RUSH
Legends of the game join us at the ESF presentations to meet all the children and hand out
the awards. Every player receives a quality trophy as a memento of ESF and there are superb               DIDI HAMANN
individual trophies for squad members of the winners and runners-up in each age section and                                              Casey Stoney & John Barnes                           Sue Smith, Ray Parlour & Paul Merson
a custom made 20” ESF Champions trophy for the winning team. On top of this, the Mitre Fair              WAYNE BRIDGE
Play Awards and prestigious Mitre Golden Ball Award are presented in each age group.
                                                                                                        ROBBIE SAVAGE
The ESF presentation is the perfect way to close the festival and will be a night to remember
for all players, coaches and parents.
                                                                                                        STUART PEARCE

                                                                                                       LEIGH GRIFFITHS

                                                                                                       ROBERT PIRES

                                                                                                    GORDON STRACHAN

                                                                                                     JORDAN NOBBS

                                                                                                    MARTHA HARRIS

                                                                                                   PETER BEARDSLEY

                                                                                                   SIR GEOFF HURST

                                                                                                    IAN WRIGHT

                                                                                                TEDDY SHERINGHAM

                                                                                                  ALEX MCLEISH

                                                                                                  PAUL MERSON

                                                                                                 RAY PARLOUR

                                                                                                 LEDLEY KING
                                                                                                                                     Teddy Sheringham & Casey Stoney
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                                                                                                  KRIS BOYD

                                                                                                KENNY MILLER
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CHAMPION
OF CHAMPION S
To be crowned ESF 2019 Champions is a                                      We’re delighted to announce that the 2019 ESF Grand Finale
fantastic achievement, but now an even                                     will be staged once again at one of the World’s finest training
                                                                           facilities, St George’s Park. This £105m facility, set in 330
bigger test awaits. Win your age section at
                                                                           acres of Staffordshire countryside, is the home of England’s
ESF 2019 and your team will be invited to
                                                                           24 national teams. The ESF Grand Finale offers many young
attend the prestigious ESF Grand Finale, our                               footballers the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of some of
Champion of Champions event. Your team                                     the greatest players on the planet.
will compete against the best teams from ESF
2019 for the ultimate crown – It’s a thrilling                             The ESF Grand Finale is a free of charge, invitation only event,
                                                                           which takes place on Sat 6th or Sun 7th July 2019. Further
climax to the year at ESF.
                                                                           details on page 26.

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THESE
GIR LS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        STUART PEARCE & JORDAN NOBBS

CAN!
Join over 150 girls teams
from all over the UK on tour
at ESF 2019.

                                                                                                                                              AMBASSADORS FOR
 At ESF we’re fully committed to girls football. Girls                                       GIRLS FESTIVALS
 tournaments are available for U9 to U15 teams at four of                                                                                     GIRLS FOOTBALL AT ESF
 our very best ESF 2019 festivals, attracting girls teams of
 all abilities from all corners of the UK.                                                    MINEHEAD             U10-U14 Girls: 7-a-side    We’re delighted to have Casey Stoney and Sue Smith as
                                                                                           Fri 26 - Mon 29 April
To make ESF extra special for the girls, we invite some                                                                                       Ambassadors for girls football at ESF 2019.
of the leading names in women’s football to join us at
our UK presentations. England International stars Casey                                                                                      “ I love being an Ambassador for ESF. Teams come together, you
Stoney, Jordan Nobbs, Claire Rafferty, Sue Smith, Martha
                                                                                               SKEGNESS             U9-U11 Girls: 7-a-side
                                                                                         Fri 26 - Mon 29 April     U12-U15 Girls: 9-a-side     get to meet new people, have new experiences as a young
Harris and Faye White have all made special appearances                                                                                        person... and you’re doing it with your friends, your teammates.
at ESF. This gives the girls the opportunity to meet a role                                                                                    The kids have all got smiles on their faces and it’s so great to see.”
model from the women’s game and always proves to be
an extremely popular addition to ESF for the girls                                      BOGNOR REGIS               U10-U11 Girls: 7-a-side    CASEY STONEY
                                                                                            Fri 3 - Mon 6 May      U12-U15 Girls: 9-a-side
teams on tour.

We love seeing more and more girls teams joining us                                                                                          “G
                                                                                                                                               oing on tour as a player is something that you can’t really
each year at ESF... So go on, make this season one your                                 BOGNOR REGIS                U9-U11 Girls: 7-a-side    explain unless you’ve been on a tour… You make so many
girls will never forget and join us at the UK’s biggest                                  Fri 17 - Mon 20 May       U12-U15 Girls: 9-a-side    good friends, and it’s friends for life. It’s that teamwork, that
youth football festival!                                                                                                                      camaraderie, that you just can’t beat. I’m sure it’s something that
                                                                                                                                              these girls and boys get every time they come to these festivals.”
                                                                                       ST GEORGE’S PARK             U9-U11 Girls: 7-a-side
                                                                                             Sat 6 - Sun 7 July    U12-U15 Girls: 9-a-side    SUE SMITH

                                                                                                                                              Watch ESF celebrity interviews and more at
                                                                                                                                              www.footballfestivals.co.uk/esf-videos

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AN AMAZING
   NEW      POOL
   OPENING EASTER 2019!
                                                                                                      BOGNOR REGIS, WEST SUSSEX
                                                                                                       Following a sell-out year in 2018, we’re                                                                                  Butlin’s has a great range of quality
                                         Quite simply, there’s                                         delighted to be returning to Butlin’s award-                                                                              accommodation on resort. Those who crave
                                                                                                       winning resort to stage two huge ESF festivals                                                                            a bit of luxury can book into one of Butlin’s
                                         no better place to                                            in 2019. The entire resort at Butlin’s is booked                                                                          contemporary hotels – the Shoreline with
                                                                                                       to stage the festivals, meaning 400 teams from                                                                            fantastic sea views, the Wave Hotel with its own
                                         stage an action                                               all over the UK will be able to join us! ESF in                                                                           Games Port or the Ocean Hotel with its own spa!
                                                                                                       Bognor Regis is without doubt the biggest and
                                         packed football tour                                          most prestigious youth football festival of its kind                                                                      There’s also a wide selection of places to eat
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and drink on resort and Butlin’s Dining plans
                                                                                                       on the South Coast.
                                         on the South Coast                                            With quality accommodation, fantastic facilities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 are always a popular choice, where you get
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 breakfast and an evening meal included every
                                         than Butlin’s award                                           and superb entertainment, Butlin’s is the perfect
                                                                                                       base for an unforgettable football tour. The resort
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 day. There’s plenty to choose from and you can
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 go back for seconds as many times as you like,
                                         winning resort in                                             has a huge variety of sports and leisure facilities,
                                                                                                       exciting rides at the Traditional Fairground, superb
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 perfect for hungry young footballers! The dining
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 times are scheduled so they don’t clash with
                                         Bognor Regis.                                                 entertainment venues, quality accommodation
                                                                                                       and great places to eat and drink.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 your fixtures and you’ll save 20% by booking in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 advance compared to the on-resort price. There’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 also the 1950’s Diner, Traditional Fish & Chips
                                                                                                       There’ll be an amazing new art-deco style                                                                                 Restaurant, Papa John’s Pizza, the Beachcomber
                                                                                                       family pool opening in Easter 2019, which has                                                                             Inn and new Pub & Kitchen all on resort.
                                                                                                       been designed with seaside inspired features.
                                                                                                       The new pool includes flumes, Helter Skelter                                                                              Teddy Sheringham, Robert Pires, Wayne Bridge,
                                                                                                       and Stick of Rock slides, a wave pool and                                                                                 Ian Wright, Danny Murphy, Stuart Pearce, Casey
                                                                                                       Pleasure Garden river rapids along with a                                                                                 Stoney, Matt Le Tissier and Sue Smith have all
                                                                                                       café and new changing village.                                                                                            made special guest appearances at our ESF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 presentations in Bognor Regis, to help us close
                                                                                                       When the evening comes around, there’s a                                                                                  the festival in style.
                                                                                                       variety of live shows, tribute acts, live bands and
                                                                                                       discos, so your team will enjoy some amazing                                                                              So, if you’re looking for the ultimate touring
                                                                                                       family entertainment, at no extra cost! If you’re                                                                         experience on the South Coast, then look no
                                                                                                       looking for extra thrills, you can pay a small                                                                            further. Call ESF, reserve your place, and join
                                                                                                       extra charge for activities like the High Ropes                                                                           us for a great end of season tour at ESF 2019
                                                                                                       course with Climbing Wall and Zip Wire, Go                                                                                in Bognor Regis!
                                                                                                       Karts, Adventure Golf and Ten Pin Bowling.
NEW POOL COMPLEX – ARTIST’S IMPRESSION

                                                                                                                                                                  ACCOMMODATION PRICES (PER PERSON)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Wave Hotel Apartment
                                          TOURNAMENT DETAILS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Shoreline Hotel Room
                                                                                                                                                                                       New Style Silver Apt.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Shoreline Stateroom
                                                                                                                                             Standard Apartment

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Seaside Apartment

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Wave Hotel Room
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ocean Hotel Room
                                                                                                                                                                   Silver Apartment

                                                                                                                                                                                                               Gold Apartment
                                          Dates:      Fri 3 - Mon 6 May
                                          Age Groups: U7 - U8: 5-a-side

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Deluxe Suite
                                                                                                                              Silver Room
                                                      U9 - U10: 7-a-side
                                                      U10 - U11 Girls: 7-a-side
                                                      U11 - U12: 9-a-side
                                                      U12 - U15 Girls: 9-a-side
                                                      U13 - U14: 11-a-side                                        2 Berth     ✓                                                                                                    ✓                                                                                  ✓
                                                                                                                  3 Berth     ✓                                                                                                                                       ✓                                                                     ✓
                                          Dates:            Fri 17 - Mon 20 May
                                          Age Groups:       U7 - U8: 5-a-side                                     4 Berth     ✓              ✓                     ✓                   ✓                       ✓                                  ✓                   ✓                         ✓                     ✓                     ✓                 ✓
                                                            U9 - U10: 7-a-side                                    5 Berth     ✓              ✓                     ✓                                           ✓                                  ✓                                                                   ✓                                       ✓
                                                            U9 - U11 Girls: 7-a-side                              6 Berth     ✓              ✓                     ✓                                           ✓                                  ✓                                                                                                           ✓
                                                            U11 - U12: 9-a-side
                                                            U12 - U15 Girls: 9-a-side
                                                                                                                  7 Berth                                          ✓
                                                            U13 - U15: 11-a-side                             3 - 6 May £135 £139 £152 £157 £165 £169 £175 £165 £189 £179 £179 £205
                                                            U13 Inclusive: 5-a-side                       17 - 20 May £105 £109 £119 £125 £135 £139 £145 £135 £159 £149 £149 £175
                                                            (Pan Disability)
                                                                                                          FREE PLACES                       One free place for every 25 paying guests in your party.
                                          TEAM REGISTRATION FEES
OCEAN HOTEL
                                          5-a-side = £99 | 7-a-side = £139                                   DINING PLANS                                                      Infant 0-1yrs                                    Toddler 2-5 yrs                           Child 6-14 yrs                                                 Adult +15 yrs
                                          9-a-side = £159 | 11-a-side = £189
                                                                                                                                   Food Court                                         FREE                                        £15.75                                                     £31.50                                       £62.25
                                          or Club Registration Fee
                                          (Unlimited Teams) = £399                                                  Premium Restaurants                                               FREE                                        £20.85                                                     £41.85                                       £83.25

                                          IMPORTANT: Accommodation for your whole party, including players, families, managers and supporters, must be booked through ESF Events. If members of your party book
                                          alternative accommodation, which is not through ESF Events, the team will not be permitted to participate in the festival. Accommodation prices are per person (£ Inc VAT) for 3 nights
                                          accommodation and include ESF Wristbands and Butlin’s entertainment passes. Balconies, Patios and Sea Views may be available as an optional extra for an additional charge of £5 per
                                          person in some grades of accommodation. Additional grades of accommodation may be available. Half Board Dining Plan prices are per person for the weekend and include evening meal
                                          on Friday, breakfast and evening meal on Saturday and Sunday, and breakfast on Monday. The meal times are scheduled so they don’t clash with your fixtures and you’ll save 20% by
                                          booking in advance compared to the on Resort cost. A moderate charge may apply to some facilities at Butlin’s. Please refer to T&C’s and unoccupied bed information on pages 26 & 27.

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WAVE HOTEL
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MINEHEAD, SOMERSET
                  Located opposite                                                 Over 200 girls and boys’ teams from all over the
                                                                                   UK joined us at the ESF 2018 festival in Minehead,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           There’s a great range of quality accommodation
                                                                                                                                                                                                           available to suit all budgets. The stylish chalets in

                  the beach, yet on the                                            making it our biggest festival in the South West to
                                                                                   date! The whole resort at Butlin’s is booked again
                                                                                                                                                                                                           the new West Lakes Village have proved to be a big
                                                                                                                                                                                                           hit for teams wanting a spacious, cosy and beautiful

                  doorstep of the great                                            for ESF 2019, it’s set to be a fantastic weekend of
                                                                                   football and fun.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           place to rest after an exciting day at the pitches.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Butlin’s Dining Plans always prove to be extremely
                  wilderness of Exmoor                                             Minehead Town FC play host to the festival, along                                                                       popular with our teams on tour. There’s a wide
                                                                                   with venues throughout the town and picturesque                                                                         selection of choices available and you can go back
                  National Park,                                                   surrounding villages, offering a warm welcome to                                                                        for seconds as many times as you like – perfect for
                                                                                   teams of all abilities.                                                                                                 hungry young footballers! The dining times are
                  Butlin’s Minehead is                                             After an exciting day of action at the pitches, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                           scheduled so they don’t clash with your fixtures and
                                                                                                                                                                                                           you’ll save 20% by booking in advance compared
                  a jewel in the crown                                             on resort facilities at Butlin’s are perfect for teams
                                                                                   on tour. The resort has a huge variety of sports and
                                                                                                                                                                                                           to the on-resort price. There’s also the 1950’s Diner,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Firehouse Grill, Ludo’s Italian, Beachcomber Inn
                  for ESF – it’s a superb                                          leisure facilities, exciting rides at the Traditional
                                                                                   Fairground, superb entertainment venues, quality
                                                                                                                                                                                                           and Traditional Fish & Chips all on resort!

                  base for a memorable                                             accommodation and great places to eat and drink.
                                                                                   There’s also a variety of live shows, tribute acts, live
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Kevin Keegan, Stuart Pearce, Danny Murphy,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           John Barnes, Sue Smith, Matt Le Tissier, Darren
                  touring experience.                                              bands and discos, so your team will enjoy some
                                                                                   amazing family entertainment, at no extra cost!
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Anderton, and Casey Stoney have all appeared
                                                                                                                                                                                                           at our spectacular celebrity presentations at
                                                                                                                                                                                                           ESF Minehead in recent years, capping off a
                                                                                   The amazing Splash Waterworld is packed with                                                                            memorable weekend for everyone involved.
                                                                                   flumes, rides and slides, it’s always a firm favourite                                                                  The final presentations will finish by around 7pm
                                                                                   for the kids and adults alike. If you’re looking for                                                                    (earlier for younger age groups), so guests have
                                                                                   extra thrills, you can pay a small extra charge for                                                                     the option of traveling home on the Sunday
                                                                                   activities like the High Ropes, with the excitement                                                                     evening or Monday morning.
                                                                                   of the ‘leap of faith’, Climbing Wall, Go Karts, the
                                                                                   Adventure Golf, Ten Pin Bowling or catch a box                                                                          Demand for ESF 2019 at Butlin’s Minehead is
                                                                                   office hit at Butlin’s Cinema.                                                                                          expected to be greater than ever before. Call us
                                                                                                                                                                                                           today to reserve your place and make 2019 a year
                                                                                                                                                                                                           your players and their families will never forget.

                  2018 ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS & PRICES
                                                                                                                                         ACCOMMODATION PRICES (PER PERSON)

                    2019 TOURNAMENT DETAILS

                                                                                                                                                           Standard Apartment

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       New Style Silver Apt.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Seaside Apartment
                                                                                                                                                                                Silver Apartment

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Gold Apartment

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Lakeview Chalet
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Silver Bungalow

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Parkview Chalet
                                                                                                           Standard Room
                    Dates:             Fri 26 - Mon 29 April

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Lakeside Chalet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Deluxe Suite
                                                                                                                           Silver Room
                    Age Groups:        U7 - U8: 5-a-side

                                                                                                                                         Silver Suite
                                       U9 - U10: 7-a-side
                                       U10 - U14 Girls: 7-a-side
                                       U11 - U12: 9-a-side
                                       U13 - U14: 11-a-side                                    2 Berth     ✓               ✓                                                                                                                                      ✓
                                                                                               3 Berth     ✓               ✓
                                                                                               4 Berth     ✓               ✓             ✓                 ✓                    ✓                  ✓                   ✓                       ✓                  ✓              ✓                   ✓                     ✓                 ✓
                    TEAM REGISTRATION FEES
                                                                                               5 Berth     ✓               ✓                               ✓                    ✓                  ✓                   ✓                       ✓                  ✓              ✓                   ✓                     ✓                 ✓
                    5-a-side = £99		       | 7-a-side = £139                                   6 Berth                     ✓                               ✓                    ✓                  ✓                   ✓                       ✓                  ✓              ✓                   ✓                     ✓                 ✓
                    9-a-side = £159        | 11-a-side = £189                                  7 Berth                                                     ✓                                       ✓                                           ✓                                                                           ✓                 ✓
                    or Club Registration Fee                                                   8 Berth                                                                                                                                         ✓                                                                           ✓                 ✓
                    (Unlimited Teams) = £399
                                                                                     26 - 29 April £89 £99 £105 £105 £115 £119 £125 £129 £135 £139 £145 £149 £155

                                                                                       FREE PLACES                         One free place for every 25 paying guests in your party.

                                                                                          DINING PLANS                                                  Infant 0-1yrs                              Toddler 2-5 yrs                                              Child 6-14 yrs                                         Adult +15 yrs

                                                                                                                  Food Court                               FREE                                                      £15.75                                        £31.50                                               £62.25
                                                                                                 Premium Restaurants                                       FREE                                                  £20.85                                            £41.85                                               £83.25

                    IMPORTANT: Accommodation for your whole party, including players, families, managers and supporters, must be booked through ESF Events. If members of your party book alternative
                    accommodation, which is not through ESF Events, the team will not be permitted to participate in the festival. Accommodation prices are per person (£ Inc VAT) for 3 nights accommodation
                    and include ESF Wristbands and Butlin’s entertainment passes. Balconies, Patios and Sea Views may be available as an optional extra for an additional charge of £5 per person in some grades of
                    accommodation. Additional grades of accommodation may be available. Half Board Dining Plan prices are per person for the weekend and include evening meal on Friday, breakfast and evening
                    meal on Saturday and Sunday, and breakfast on Monday. The meal times are scheduled so they don’t clash with your fixtures and you’ll save 20% by booking in advance compared to the on Resort
                    cost. A moderate charge may apply to some facilities at Butlin’s. Please refer to T&C’s and unoccupied bed information on pages 26 & 27.

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LAKESIDE CHALET
THE UK'S BIGGEST YOUTH FOOTBALL FESTIVAL - ESF Festival of Football
SKEGNESS, LINCOLNSHIRE
                    Our Skegness festivals                                           We’re delighted to be returning to Butlin’s
                                                                                     Skegness to stage two huge ESF festivals again in
                                                                                                                                                                                   Your party are assured of a comfortable stay
                                                                                                                                                                                   in a choice of accommodation including new
                                                                                     2019, both of which are supported by Leicester                                                Fairground and Seaside Apartments which are
                    are not only our most                                            City Football Club. 400 girls and boys’ teams and                                             beautifully decorated modern family apartments.
                                                                                     15,000 people from all over the UK are set to join
                    popular events,                                                  us again, making ESF Skegness the biggest youth                                               Butlin’s Dining Plans always prove to be
                                                                                                                                                                                   extremely popular with our teams. There’s a
                                                                                     football tournaments of their kind in the UK!
                    selling out year after                                           It’s not hard to see why so many teams are
                                                                                                                                                                                   wide selection of choices available and you can
                                                                                                                                                                                   go back for seconds as many times as you like –
                    year, they’re also the                                           queuing up to join us at ESF in Skegness each
                                                                                     year. On top of being one of the most prestigious
                                                                                                                                                                                   perfect for hungry young footballers! The dining
                                                                                                                                                                                   times are scheduled so they don’t clash with
                    biggest tournaments                                              youth football tournaments in the UK, Butlin’s
                                                                                     Skegness is without doubt one of the very
                                                                                                                                                                                   your fixtures and you’ll save 20% by booking
                                                                                                                                                                                   in advance compared to the on-resort price.
                    of their kind in the UK,                                         best holiday resorts around. It’s the perfect
                                                                                     combination for an action-packed tour. The
                                                                                                                                                                                   There’s also the Firehouse Grill, Ludo’s Italian,
                                                                                                                                                                                   Rock & Sole fish and chips, Beachcomber Inn and

                    with 400 teams and                                               resort has a huge variety of sports and leisure
                                                                                     facilities, exciting rides at the Fairground, superb
                                                                                                                                                                                   new Pub & Kitchen all on resort.

                                                                                     entertainment venues, quality accommodation                                                   Our celebrity presentations at ESF Skegness are
                    15,000 people taking                                             and great places to eat and drink.                                                            a sight to behold. Kevin Keegan, Paul Merson,
                                                                                                                                                                                   Ray Parlour, Danny Murphy, Ledley King, Ian
                    part annually.                                                   The amazing Splash Waterworld is packed
                                                                                     with flumes, rides and slides, it’s always a firm
                                                                                                                                                                                   Rush, Stuart Pearce, Sue Smith and Jordan Nobbs
                                                                                                                                                                                   have all made special guest appearances at ESF
                                                                                     favourite for the kids and adults alike. There’s                                              Skegness in recent years - it really is a fantastic
                                                                                     also a variety of live shows, tribute acts, live                                              way to close the festival.
                                                                                     bands and discos, so your team will enjoy some
                                                                                     amazing family entertainment, at no extra cost!
                                                                                     If you’re looking for extra thrills, you can pay                                              PLEASE NOTE: ESF 2018 in Skegness was one
                                                                                     a small extra charge for activities like the High                                             of our most popular venues. Early registration
                                                                                     Ropes, with the excitement of the ‘leap of faith’,                                            is recommended. Call ESF on 01664 566360 to
                                                                                     Climbing Wall, Go Karts, Quasar, Adventure                                                    reserve your team place.
                                                                                     Golf, Ten Pin Bowling or catch a box office hit at
                                                                                     Butlin’s Cinema. There’s even a Spa to help relax
                                                                                     and rejuvenate after all the excitement.

                                                                                         Supported by
                                                                                                                                           ACCOMMODATION PRICES (PER PERSON)

                      2019 TOURNAMENT DETAILS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Fairground Apartment
                                                                                                                                                                                                            New Style Silver Apt.
                                                                                                                                                             Standard Apartment

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Seaside Apartment
                      Dates:             Fri 26 - Mon 29 April

                                                                                                                                                                                        Silver Apartment

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Gold Apartment
                                                                                                                           Standard Room
                      Age Groups: U7 - U8: 5-a-side

                                                                                                                                              Silver Room
                                  U9 - U10: 7-a-side
                                  U9 - U11 Girls: 7-a-side
                                  U11 - U12: 9-a-side
                                  U12 - U15 Girls: 9-a-side
                                  U13 - U15: 11-a-side                                                      2 Berth        ✓                  ✓
                      Dates:             Fri 3 - Mon 6 May
                                                                                                            3 Berth                           ✓
                                                                                                            4 Berth        ✓                  ✓              ✓                          ✓                   ✓                          ✓                 ✓                       ✓
                      Age Groups:        U7 - U8: 5-a-side
                                         U9 - U10: 7-a-side                                                 5 Berth                           ✓              ✓                          ✓                                              ✓
                                         U11 - U12: 9-a-side                                                6 Berth                           ✓              ✓                          ✓                                              ✓
                                         U13 - U14: 11-a-side                                               7 Berth                           ✓
                                                                                                   26 - 29 April         £89                 £99            £105                      £115                 £119                       £125              £125                    £129
                      TEAM REGISTRATION FEES                                                           3 - 6 May        £119                £125            £129                      £142                 £147                       £155              £155                    £159
                      5-a-side = £99         | 7-a-side = £139
                      9-a-side = £159        | 11-a-side = £189
                                                                                         FREE PLACES                  One free place for every 25 paying guests in your party.

SEASIDE APARTMENT     or Club Registration Fee
                      (Unlimited Teams) = £399                                              DINING PLANS                                   Infant 0-1yrs                          Toddler 2-5 yrs                            Child 6-14 yrs                    Adult +15 yrs

                                                                                                               Food Court                     FREE                                  £15.75                                          £31.50                                  £62.25
                                                                                                   Premium Restaurants                        FREE                                  £20.85                                          £41.85                                  £83.25

                      IMPORTANT: Accommodation for your whole party, including players, families, managers and supporters, must be booked through ESF Events. If members of your party book alternative
                      accommodation, which is not through ESF Events, the team will not be permitted to participate in the festival. Accommodation prices are per person (£ Inc VAT) for 3 nights accommodation
                      and include ESF Wristbands and Butlin’s entertainment passes. Balconies, Patios and Sea Views may be available as an optional extra for an additional charge of £5 per person in some grades of
                      accommodation. Additional grades of accommodation may be available. Half Board Dining Plan prices are per person for the weekend and include evening meal on Friday, breakfast and evening
                      meal on Saturday and Sunday, and breakfast on Monday. The meal times are scheduled so they don’t clash with your fixtures and you’ll save 20% by booking in advance compared to the on Resort
                      cost. A moderate charge may apply to some facilities at Butlin’s. Please refer to T&C’s and unoccupied bed information on pages 26 & 27.

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GOLD APARTMENT
CRAIG TARA, AYR, SCOTLAND
                  2019 will be the 30th                                          With 150 teams from all over Scotland, Northern
                                                                                 Ireland, Eire and England participating, ESF in Ayr
                                                                                                                                                                                 There’s a great selection of places to eat and drink
                                                                                                                                                                                 at Craig Tara, with Papa John’s Pizza, the Brigs of

                  year of the ESF Festival                                       is the biggest youth football festival of its kind in
                                                                                 Scotland! The Old Racecourse sports ground in Ayr
                                                                                                                                                                                 Ayr: Lounge-Bar-Café, Burger King and Fish & Chips
                                                                                                                                                                                 all on the Park.

                  of Football in Ayr! Join                                       is transformed into a quality 14 pitch venue to stage
                                                                                 the festival. Located just 2 miles from Haven’s Craig                                           A wide range of accommodation is available at
                                                                                                                                                                                 Craig Tara. With prices from £99 per person for 3
                  us to celebrate our                                            Tara, it really is a fantastic base for the tournament.
                                                                                                                                                                                 nights, plus other ways to save money with free
                                                                                 All teams are accommodated at Haven’s award                                                     places and Cashback offers, our tournaments in Ayr
                  anniversary year at                                            winning Craig Tara holiday park for the duration                                                offer great value for money for teams looking for an
                                                                                 of the festival, which is set on the beautiful West                                             action packed tour.
                  Scotland’s very best                                           Coast of Scotland. As well as being located right
                                                                                                                                                                                 Our celebrity presentations have attracted
                                                                                 next to the beach and boasting spectacular views
                  youth football festival!                                       across to the Isle of Arran, Craig Tara has a huge                                              superstars of the Scottish Premiership and legends
                                                                                                                                                                                 of the game in recent years. We’ve been delighted
                                                                                 range of sports and leisure facilities, great evening
                                                                                 entertainment venues and quality accommodation.                                                 to welcome Scotland managers Alex McLeish and
                                                                                                                                                                                 Gordon Strachan, Celtic players Leigh Griffiths and
                                                                                 After an exciting day of action at the pitches, there’s                                         Scott Brown and Rangers striker Kenny Miller to ESF
                                                                                 a fantastic range of facilities for everyone to enjoy                                           in recent years. Aiden McGeady, Kris Boyd, Barry
                                                                                 back at Haven. There’s a great indoor pool complex                                              Ferguson, John Hartson, and John Barnes have also
                                                                                 with flumes and slides, an all-weather multi-sports                                             made special appearances, giving many young
                                                                                 court, adventure playground areas, 9-hole golf                                                  players the chance to meet their heroes.

                      30
                     YEARS OF
                                                                                 course, indoor sports zone, go karts, climbing wall
                                                                                 and much more.
                                                                                 In the evenings, the family entertainment venues
                                                                                 give everyone the opportunity to relax with a drink
                                                                                                                                                                                 So, if you’re looking for a great end of season tour in
                                                                                                                                                                                 Scotland, join us and make 2019 a year your players
                                                                                                                                                                                 and families will never forget. Call ESF Events on
                                                                                                                                                                                 01664 566360 to reserve your team place!
                                                                                 whilst enjoying a full entertainment programme.
                                                                                 Live bands, shows, cabarets and discos will ensure                                              PLEASE NOTE: ESF 2018 in Ayr was one of our
                                                                                 both kids and parents are entertained throughout                                                most popular venues, with the Ayr festivals hitting
                     IN AYR                                                      your stay.                                                                                      capacity in record time. Early registration is
                                                                                                                                                                                 recommended!

LEIGH GRIFFITHS
                                                                                                                                      ACCOMMODATION PRICES (PER PERSON)

                    2019 TOURNAMENT DETAILS
                    Dates:            Fri 12 - Mon 15 April

                                                                                                                 Standard Apartment

                                                                                                                                         Comfort Apartment

                                                                                                                                                              Standard Caravan

                                                                                                                                                                                     Standard Caravan
                    Age Groups: U8: 5-a-side

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Prestige Caravan
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Deluxe Caravan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Deluxe Caravan
                                U9 - U11: 7-a-side

                                                                                                                                                                                     Newer Model

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Newer Model
                                U12: 9-a-side
                                U13 - U14: 11-a-side

                    Dates:            Fri 3 - Mon 6 May
                    Age Groups: U8: 5-a-side
                                U9 - U11: 7-a-side                                                4 Berth        ✓                       ✓                    ✓                          ✓                    ✓                   ✓              ✓
                                U12: 9-a-side
                                U13 - U14: 11-a-side                                              5 Berth        ✓                       ✓                    ✓                          ✓                    ✓                   ✓              ✓
                                                                                                  6 Berth        ✓                       ✓                    ✓                          ✓                    ✓                   ✓              ✓
                    TEAM REGISTRATION FEES
                                                                                                  7 Berth                                ✓                                                                    ✓                   ✓              ✓
                    5-a-side = £99         | 7-a-side = £139
                    9-a-side = £159        | 11-a-side = £189                                     8 Berth                                ✓                                                                    ✓                   ✓              ✓
                    or Club Registration Fee                                              12 - 15 April        £105                     £109                 £109                    £115                   £119               £125             £135
                    (Unlimited Teams) = £399
                                                                                             3 - 6 May         £109                     £115                 £115                    £119                   £125               £129             £139
                      PLEASE NOTE: In accordance with SYFA rules, the
                      U7 - U12 age sections at ESF in Ayr will be played
                      on a friendly, round robin basis, and results will             FREE PLACES                One free place for every 25 paying guests in your party.
                      not be recorded. All players will receive a quality
                      participation trophy from a football celebrity to                                          Put 7 or 8 people in a caravan and                                                     People in unit            7               8
                      celebrate the achievements of all the children.                CASHBACK                    get Cashback from ESF Events.                                                             Cashback            £50              £100

                    IMPORTANT: Accommodation for your whole party, including players, families, managers and supporters, must be booked through ESF Events. If members of your party book alternative
                    accommodation, which is not through ESF Events, the team will not be permitted to participate in the festival. Accommodation prices are per person (£ Inc VAT) for 3 nights accommodation
                    and include ESF Wristbands and Haven’s entertainment passes. Additional grades of accommodation may be available. A moderate charge may apply to some facilities at Haven. Please refer to
                    T&C’s and unoccupied bed information on pages 26 & 27.

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AGE       ESF CHAMPIONS                    RUNNERS-UP                                      MITRE FAIRPLAY WINNERS

                                                                                                                                                      ESF SKEGNESS
                                                                                                                                                                         20 - 23 APRIL
 ROLL OF
                                                                                                                                                                                                          U7       Hednesfield Town Newlands 'B'    Newcastle Benfield FC                           Thunder FC
                                                                                                                                                                                                          U8       Elite Athletico FC               Woodhouse Colts                                 Workington Reds Diamonds
                                                                                                                                                                                                          U9       Leam Rangers FC                  Rugby Town JFC                                  TIBS FC
                                                                                                                                                                                                       U10 Girls   Rochdale AFC                     Newcastle East End FC                           Workington Reds Diamonds
                                                                                                                                                                                                         U10       Isleham FC                       AC Woolton                                      Rothwell Juniors

 HONOUR
                                                                                                                                                                                                       U11 Girls   Wallsend BC                      Spurley Hey JFC                                 Rainworth Juniors
                                                                                                                                                                                                         U11       Peterborough Northern Star FC    Beaumont Park FC                                Worksop Town
                                                                                                                                                                                                       U12 Girls   Wickersley Youth                 Newcastle East End Reds                         Newcastle Benfield
                                                                                                                                                                                                         U12       Whickham Fellside Yellows        Marlborough Rovers                              Wivenhoe Tempest Reds
                                                                                                                                                                                                       U13 Girls   Newcastle Benfield               Blyth Town Girls Wildcats                       Mowbray Rangers Girls
                                                                                                                                                                                                         U13       George Spencer Academy           Redhouse Farm Eagles                            Fleetwood Town Juniors Whites
                                                                                                                                                                                                       U14 Girls   Washington AFC Lionesses         Workington Reds Diamonds                        Batley Juniors Navy Blues
                                                                                                                                                                                                         U14       Wellingborough & Whitworths FC   Colron Boys                                     Dynamo Madrid
                                                                                                                                                                                                       U15 Girls   Washington AFC Lionesses         Worksop Town                                    Battyeford Sporting Club
                                        AGE         ESF CHAMPIONS                   RUNNERS-UP                         MITRE FAIRPLAY WINNERS
                                                                                                                                                                                                         U15       Saffron Dynamo                   Hednesford Town Newlands FC                     Braintree Town YFC
 ESF BOGNOR REGIS
                    4 - 7 MAY

                                         U7         Hampton FC                      Fareham Town                       Southbrook Youth Galaxy
                                                                                                                                                                                                          U7       Discoveries Tigers               Lane Head Allstars                              Braintree Town YFC
                                         U8         Upminster Park Rovers Greens    Protec Youth FC 'A'                Winsford Diamonds Falcons

                                                                                                                                                                         4 - 7 MAY
                                                                                                                                                                                                          U8       Barnby Dun Colts Red             AFC Wolves United                               Cresswell Wanderers FC
                                         U9         Protec Youth FC 'B'             Easington Sports FC                Caversham Trents 'B'
                                     U10 Girls      Oakwood Youth Reds              Oakwood Youth Blues                AFC Porth BGC Blues                                                                U9       Netherton JFC 'B'                Matlock Town Allstars                           Priory Jaguars

                                        U10         Billericay Colts FC             Pymmes SFA                         Kings Heath Warriors                                                              U10       Netherton JFC                    Wallsend BC                                     Hungate Rovers
                                      U11 Girls     Hitchin Belles                  Oakwood Girls FC                   Easington Sports FC                                                               U11       Bispham JFC                      Barnby Dun Colts                                Codnor Boys Allstars
                                        U11         Cray Wanderers FC               Curley Park Jaguars                AFC Oakley Uruguay Jaguars                                                        U12       Sherwood Colliery                Cadbury Athletic                                Glenfield United Hawks
                                      U12 Girls     Cambridge City Girls            AFC Leyton                         AFC Porth BGC                                                                     U13       Rothwell Juniors FC              Ryton & Crawcrook Albion FC                     Bishop Auckland St Marys
                                        U12         Bengeo Tigers                   Southbrook Youth Knights           Bexley Allstars                                                                   U14       Princes Villa FC                 Brunsmere AFC                                   Harris Academy Rainham
                                      U13 Girls     Billericay Town Girls           AFC Leyton                         Headington Youth FC
                                        U13         Widmer End United               JTC Jersey Wanderers               Watford Town Youth Panthers
                                      U14 Girls     Crawley United                  AFC Portchester                    Colne Valley Girls
                                                                                                                                                                                                         AGE       ESF CHAMPIONS                    RUNNERS-UP                                      MITRE FAIRPLAY WINNERS
                                        U14         Barnham Trojans                 S&T Boys                           Wendover Juniors

                                                                                                                                                      ESF AYR
                                                                                                                                                                          6 - 9 APRIL
                                      U15 Girls     Billericay Town Girls Orange    Eastbourne Girls                   Molesey Juniors White                                                              U8       N/A                              N/A                                             Young Pumas Academy Black

                                         U7         Lambeth Tigers                  Parks Academy FC                   Quorn Juniors FC                                                                   U9       N/A                              N/A                                             St Andrews BC
                    18 - 21 MAY

                                         U8         Muswell Hill FA Santos          Lambeth Tigers 'A'                 LSS Academy Blue                                                                  U10       N/A                              N/A                                             Airdrieonians CC 'B'
                                         U9         Lambeth Tigers                  South Wales Football Centre        London Colney Youth Panthers                                                      U11       N/A                              N/A                                             Bloomfield FC
                                     U10 Girls      Sholing FC                      Oakwood Youth FC                   Beacon Hill JFC                                                                   U12       N/A                              N/A                                             Bonnyrigg Rose Whites
                                        U10         Welling Youth                   AFC Dunstable                      Waltham Abbey FC                                                                  U14       KSC United                       Crosshouse CFC                                  Arbroath CSC
                                      U11 Girls     Plymouth Aspire FC              Lewes FC Juniors                   Beacon Hill JFC Gold
                                                                                                                                                                                                          U8       N/A                              N/A                                             Ballysillan Swifts
                                        U11         Gidea Park Rangers              MK Galacticos FC                   Medway United FC

                                                                                                                                                                         4 - 7 MAY
                                                                                                                                                                                                          U9       N/A                              N/A                                             Blantyre Celtic FC
                                      U12 Girls     Denham United Ladies Pumas      Caversham Black Swans              Chauncy School
                                                                                                                                                                                                         U10       N/A                              N/A                                             Duloch Juniors
                                        U12         AFC Hiltingbury                 Greenfields Youth FC               Deptford Green FC
                                                                                                                                                                                                         U11       N/A                              N/A                                             Salvesen BC
                                      U13 Girls     Plymouth Aspire FC              EMH Girls                          The Charter School
                                                                                                                                                                                                         U12       N/A                              N/A                                             Haddington Athletic
                                    U13 Inclusive   AFC Bournemouth AC 'A'          AFC Bournemouth AC 'B'             1066 Specials FC
                                        U13         Rustington Otters FC            Brunswick FC                       AFC Charvil                                                                       U13       Newcastle Benfield San Siro      Crosshouse CFC                                  Arniston Rangers

                                      U14 Girls     Stevenage Borough Girls Blues   Stevenage Borough Girls Reds       EMH Girls                                                                         U14       Crosshouse CFC                   Club Sports JFC                                 Girvan Juniors
                                        U14         Stotfold FC Ambers              AFC Charvil                        Blackmore Youth FC
                                      U15 Girls     Southampton Saints FC           Hednesford Girls FC                Gravesham Girls
                                        U15         Hertford Town                   Stowmarket Town                    Bourne Blades FC
                                                                                                                                                                                                         AGE       ESF GRAND FINALE CHAMPIONS                               RUNNERS-UP

                                                                                                                                                      ESF GRAND FINALE
                                                                                                                                                                         ST GEORGE’S PARK 7 - 8 JULY
                                                                                                                                                                                                          U7       Hampton FC                                               Hednesford Town Newlands 'B'
                                                                                                                                                                                                          U8       Muswell Hill FA Santos                                   Upminster Park Rovers Greens
                                        AGE         ESF CHAMPIONS                   RUNNERS-UP                         MITRE FAIRPLAY WINNERS                                                             U9       Marine Academy Plymouth 'A'                              Lambeth Tigers
 ESF MINEHEAD
                    27 - 30 APRIL

                                         U7         CRC Rangers                     Marine Academy Plymouth FC         Kewford Eagles North                                                            U10 Girls   Rochdale AFC                                             Newcastle East End FC
                                         U8         Top Score FC                    Wimborne & Holt FC                 AFC Porth BGC Blue                                                                U10       Billericay Colts FC                                      Welling Youth
                                         U9         Marine Academy Plymouth 'A'     Chasetown FC                       FC Chippenham Youth Panthers                                                    U11 Girls   Wallsend BC                                              AFC Porth BGC
                                        U10         Walsall Phoenix Panthers        Bargoed YMCA 'A'                   AFC Rumney                                                                        U11       Cray Wanderers FC                                        Kirkby Youth FC
                                      U11 Girls     AFC Porth BGC                   Clwb Caerdydd FC                   Team Mendip Blue Sox                                                            U12 Girls   Cambridge City Girls                                     Denham United Ladies Pumas
                                        U11         Kirkby Youth FC                 Bridgwater Victoria Park Rangers   Llantrisant AFC                                                                   U12       Bengeo Tigers                                            Sherwood Colliery
                                     U12 Girls      Cambridge City Girls            Mumbles Rangers FC                 Cambridge City Girls                                                            U13 Girls   Pontardawe Town                                          Plymouth Aspire FC
                                        U12         Burnley Belvedere               Llanrumney YC                      Portishead Town FC                                                                U13       Widmer End United                                        Rustington Otters
                                      U13 Girls     Pontardawe Town                 Tredegar Women & Girls AFC         Llanyrafon Ladies & Girls FC                                                    U14 Girls   Stevenage Borough Girls Blues                            Washington AFC Lionesses
                                        U13         Prendergast Villa               Dorchester Town Youth FC           Wokingham & Bracknell FC                                                          U14       Barnham Trojans                                          Wellingborough & Whitworths FC
                                      U14 Girls     Port Talbot Girls FC            AFC Porth BGC                      Gravesham Girls & Ladies FC                                                     U15 Girls   Washington AFC Lionesses                                 Billericay Town Girls Orange
                                        U14         Worcester City                  Marine Academy Plymouth FC         Rhydyfelin FC                                                                     U15       Hertford Town                                            Quorn Juniors

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TESTIMONIALS
        Gemma       ESF Festival of Football                                            Sheridan
                                                                                                                                                                     Cragsy
                                                                                                                                                                     May 8
                                                                                                                                                                               @FOOTBALL_TOURS                               Vanessa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             May 8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ESF Festival of Football                   Kelly ESF Festival of Football
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    May 8

        May 25                                                                          April 30

                                                                                                                                                           @FOOTBALL_TOURS Lounge FC U10 had at                    Winchester City Flyers U12 Girls having fun at         The boys absolutely made up to lift this trophy
                                                                                                                                                           @Butins Skegness! Great time had by all and             Bognor with ESF.                                           Winsford Diamonds U8
                                                                                                                                                           amazing weather all weekend!                                                                         33        #fairplayaward                                16

                                                                                                                                                                     Leah ESF Festival of Football                                                        Jenny ESF Festival of Football
                                                                                                                                                                     May 24                                                                               April 30
You need EVERYONE to make it happen - players, coaches, parents                @cambscitygirls U12’s would like to thank @FOOTBALL_TOURS for putting
and siblings to make it the best weekend ever!                                 on another spectacular tournament at Minehead over the weekend, the girls
Faversham Town - ESF Golden Boot!                                              are now counting down the days until Bognor Regis tour this weekend for
                                                                               more of the same        . @MarcronHerts #legendkevinkeegan
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        Kayleigh    ESF Festival of Football                Cathryn     ESF Festival of Football                  Sarah ESF Festival of Football
        May 25                                              May 24                                                May 24

                                                                                                                                                            We have attended 3 brilliant ESF Events this summer! Thank you for having           Life’s about making wonderful memories and this weekend we’re doing just
                                                                                                                                                            Bognor Regis Town girls. Here is one of many team selfies! Looking forward          that with and for our fabulous team of girls     #southlondonblues
                                                                                                                                                            to 2019!
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                                                                                                         Cornelly United U10s South, We had an
                                                                                                         amazing time in Bognor last weekend. Coaches,
                                                                                                         parents and our fantastic team we can’t wait to             Cragsy    @FOOTBALL_TOURS                               Ben @FOOTBALL_TOURS                                    Cragsy     @FOOTBALL_TOURS
                                                  We Won !!!! Thank you Everyone
                                                                                                         do it all again.                                            May 8                                                   May 8                                                  May 8
                                                  Wallsend BC U11 Crusaders! Champions of                                                           54
Newcastle Benfield U13 Girls! ESF Skegness
                                                  Skegness. What an experience these girls
Winners!
                                             32   had that weekend one they will never forget!
                                                  Next stop St George’s Park! #thisgirldcan                       @CharterPEdept       ESF
                                                  #crusadersontour                             467                May 20
        @AFCOakleyU12s
        May 7
                                                            Zoe @FOOTBALL_TOURS
                                                            May 7

                                                                                                                                                           Codnor Boys All-Stars U11’s Skegness Fair Play
                                                                                                                                                           Award Winners! These lads really lived up to
                                                                                                                                                           their name of All-Stars! Such an incredible,
                                                                                                                                                           supportive and funny team of ‘brothers from             What a great weekend these U8s from                    St Albans Reds U11s had the best time in
                                                                                                                                                           other mothers’! The parents aren’t half bad             @twforesters had attending                             Minehead last month
                                                                                                                                                           Either! COME ON CODNOR! We you x                        @FOOTBALL_TOURS @Butlins                     33                                                     80

Thanks for ESF Bognor Regis 2018
@FOOTBALL_TOURS we’ve had a blast
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HOW TO BOOK, TOURNAMENT DETAILS AND T&C’S
HOW TO BOOK                                                      TEAM/CLUB REGISTRATION FEES                                     GUEST PLAYERS                                                       ACCOMMODATION                                                     ADULT TO CHILD RATIOS                                                DATA PROTECTION
1. Make a Provisional Booking - Call ESF Events and,             5-a-side = £99 per team (inc. VAT)                              Teams are permitted to register a maximum of two ‘guest             IMPORTANT: Accommodation for your whole party,                    There is a minimum adult to child ratio of 1 to 2 at                 ESF Events will use the personal information that you
subject to availability, we will reserve your club a place for   7-a-side = £139 per team (inc. VAT)                             players’ for the festival. ‘Guest players’ are players who are      including players, families, coaches and supporters,              all Butlin’s resorts and 1 to 3 at Haven. At least one               provide to process your booking and provide your tour.
2 weeks free of charge.                                          9-a-side = £159 per team (inc. VAT)                             not currently registered with your club. They must produce          must be booked through ESF Events. If members                     responsible adult over the age of 21 must occupy each                We may also need to pass your information to third party
2. Register Your Team/Club - Complete and                        11-a-side = £189 per team (inc. VAT)                            documentary evidence to your club secretary to prove                of your party book alternative accommodation,                     unit of accommodation.                                               service providers such as Butlin’s and Haven. The Group
return the Team Registration Form (page 29) with the             Or Club Registration fee (unlimited teams)                      that they are the correct age and they must bring these             which is not through ESF Events, the team will not be                                                                                  Leader for each booking has the authority to discuss all
                                                                                                                                 documents with them to the festival.                                                                                                  INSURANCE
appropriate Team/Club Registration Fee, or call ESF              = £399 (inc. VAT)                                                                                                                   permitted to participate in ESF 2019.                                                                                                  accommodation bookings made under the team booking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The 2019 ESF Festival of Football is covered for ‘Public
Events on 01664 566360 to register your team over                                                                                                                                                    The only exception to this is ‘local’ teams who are invited                                                                            with ESF Events and representatives from the holiday
                                                                 Team/Club Registration fees are non-refundable                  TROPHIES & AWARDS                                                                                                                     Liability’ insurance by ESF Events Ltd. However, this does
the phone. You will then be emailed a Confirmation of                                                                                                                                                to participate in the festival to ensure the best possible                                                                             centres if required. It is the Group Leaders responsibility to
                                                                 should you cancel your booking.                                 All players will receive a quality trophy as a memento of                                                                             not cover individual teams or ‘person to person’ public
Booking. Please note, Team/Club Registration Fees are                                                                                                                                                format in each age group.                                                                                                              inform all other members of your party what information you
                                                                                                                                 ESF 2019. There are also individual awards for the full                                                                               liability, personal accident or injury whilst attending the
non-refundable for teams who cancel their booking.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          are providing, and what we may use it for.
                                                                                                                                 squad of the winners and runners-up, and a Champions                Once the club is registered, for teams attending                  festival. We strongly recommend that all participating
3. Book Accommodation - Once the club is                                                                                         trophy for the winning team in each age group. The Mitre            festivals at Butlin’s, ESF Events will email the Group            teams, if they are not already covered, take out insurance
registered, for teams attending festivals at Butlin’s,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      FORCE MAJEUR
                                                                                                                                 Fair Play Awards and Mitre Golden Ball Award are also               Leader a unique accommodation booking link for                    cover for these risks. We also strongly recommend all
ESF Events will email the Group Leader a unique                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             We do not accept liability for any loss, damage or expense
                                                                 We’re proud to support the NSPCC at ESF 2019. £5 will           presented in each age group.                                        your team. Group Leaders can simply forward this                  members of your party take out appropriate holiday
accommodation booking link for your team. Group                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             arising from a change or cancellation to your tour which
                                                                 be donated to NSPCC (Registered Charity Numbers                                                                                     email to the parents in your group, who can then                  insurance.
Leaders can simply forward this email to the parents in                                                                          PLEASE NOTE: In accordance with the Scottish Youth                                                                                                                                                         occurs due to unusual or unforeseeable circumstances
                                                                 216401 and SC037717) for each team that registers to                                                                                book accommodation for their family/friends on the                CANCELLATION                                                         beyond our control and that of our suppliers. Such events
your group, who can then book accommodation for their            participate in ESF 2019. To date, over £30,000 has been         Football Association rules, the U8 - U12 age sections at            ESF Events section of the Butlin’s website, through               If you cancel your booking due to illness, accident                  would include, for example, war, threat of war, riots, civil
family/friends on the ESF Events section of the Butlin’s         donated to the NSPCC through this scheme.                       the ESF 2019 festivals in Ayr will be played on a friendly,         the unique accommodation booking link. For teams                  or change of circumstances, and if you have taken                    strife, pandemics, industrial disputes, terrorist activity, fire
website, through the accommodation booking link. For                                                                             round robin basis, and results will not be recorded. All            attending the Ayr festivals, the Group Leader will be             insurance cover, payments for accommodation arising                  or adverse weather conditions, natural or nuclear disaster,
teams attending the Ayr festivals, the Group Leader will                                                                         players will receive a quality participation trophy from a          emailed an accommodation booking form to book                     from the cancellation may be covered by your insurance               decisions of Football Associations or similar events beyond
be emailed an accommodation booking form to book                 PLAYER REGISTRATION                                             football celebrity to celebrate the achievements of all the         units for your whole party. Your party will be given an           policy. Team Registration Fees will not be refunded                  our control.
units for your whole party. Your party will be given an          All teams will be required to complete a Player                 children.                                                           accommodation booking deadline by ESF Events, which               for cancellations. As soon as you know that you need
Accommodation Booking Deadline by ESF Events, which              Registration Form, which includes the full name and date
                                                                                                                                 KICK OFF TIMES & PITCH LOCATIONS                                    is normally 3 weeks after your Team/Club Registration             to cancel you must call ESF Events on 01664 566360.                  COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE
is normally 3 weeks after your Team/Club Registration            of birth of each player to be registered for ESF. These
                                                                                                                                 To ensure you have as much time as possible to enjoy your           has been accepted. A deposit of £30 per person is                 Cancellation charges are calculated from the day ESF                 In the event that you experience problems with any
has been accepted. A deposit of £30 per person is                forms will be verified by your club secretary to confirm
                                                                                                                                 holiday, the earliest kick-off will be 10.00am and matches are      required to book accommodation. The final balance for             Events receive written instructions to cancel a booking,             element of your tour, you must advise the ESF Events festival
required to book accommodation. The final balance for            that all details are correct. The ESF committee will retain a
                                                                                                                                 played within a close proximity of the holiday centres.             accommodation will be due no later than 8 weeks before            as detailed in the table below.                                      organisers on resort in writing, so that we can attempt to
accommodation will be due no later than 8 weeks before           copy of this form in the event that it should be necessary                                                                          the festival take place.                                                                                                               resolve the problem at once. If the problem cannot be
the festival takes place.                                        to follow up a query about a player’s age. Teams are also                                                                                                                                                  Length of time before the
                                                                                                                                 TRANSPORT                                                           Accommodation will be allocated strictly on a first-come                  start of the Festival
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Cancellation charge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            resolved at the festival, we will ask your Group Leader
IMPORTANT: Accommodation for your whole party,                   required to bring either league registration documents          Teams are responsible for organising their own transport to         first-served basis. All sizes and grades of accommodation                                                                              or nominated Coaches to complete a complaint form,
including players, families, coaches and supporters,             or appropriate identification (copy of passport or birth        and from the pitches whilst at the festival. At the Ayr festival,                                                                                                                Deposits & any
                                                                                                                                                                                                     are subject to availability. If you select a particular                    56 days or more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Insurance premiums
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            following which ESF Events will undertake a full investigation
must be booked through ESF Events. If members                    certificate) for all players to the festival as proof of age.   there is an ESF bus service between the Holiday Park and the        size or grade of accommodation which is no longer                                                                                      on your return from the festival. If you fail to take either
of your party book alternative accommodation,                                                                                    football pitches for which weekend passes are available to          available, you will be offered the nearest alternative.                      43 - 55 days                        40%                   of these steps, it will affect our ability to investigate your
which is not through ESF Events, the team will not be                                                                            purchase for £5 per person.                                         Accommodation will always be available once your                                                                                       complaint and may impact the way your complaint is dealt
permitted to participate in ESF 2019.                            AGE QUALIFICATION DATES                                                                                                                                                                                          29 - 42 days                        60%
                                                                                                                                 ESF GRAND FINALE                                                    registration has been accepted, providing your party                                                                                   with. In the event of any dispute arising between us, the
FESTIVAL ITINERARY                                               ENGLISH VENUES                                                  The ESF Grand Finale is an invitation only event which is           book their accommodation by their accommodation                             28 days or less                     100%                   dispute will be governed by the laws of England & Wales
Friday: No football is played on the day of arrival, so          At venues under the jurisdiction of the English FA, the         free of charge to participating teams. A £200 deposit is            booking deadline, but we cannot guarantee your first                                                                                   under the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
teams can relax and get settled into their accommodation         following age qualifications apply. Boys and girls are          required from all teams to confirm their attendance. This           choice of accommodation.                                          BEHAVIOUR & CONDUCT WHILE ON TOUR:                                   Complaint forms must be submitted in writing within 28
(check in from 4pm) and enjoy the evening’s                      permitted to play together in all age groups.                   deposit payment will be refunded to all teams who attend                                                                              It is a condition of participation in ESF 2019 that you agree        days of the festival.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     UNOCCUPIED BEDS: In cases where a unit of
entertainment. A briefing meeting for Group Leaders &                                                                            the Finale, but is non-refundable to teams who, after               accommodation is booked leaving unoccupied beds,                  to accept the authority and decisions of the ESF festival            ESF Events cannot be held responsible for:
Coaches will take place on Friday evening at 8pm.                   AGE GROUP       BORN ON OR AFTER       BORN BEFORE           confirming their attendance, do not attend. Due to the                                                                                organisers in attendance at the festival. It is the responsibility
                                                                                                                                                                                                     a full subsidy will be charged. For example, if 3 people                                                                               • The conduct, behaviour and actions of other teams
Saturday & Sunday: There’s an electric atmosphere                       U15             1 Sep ‘03              1 Sep ‘05         limited spectator areas and facilities at St George’s Park,         book a 4 berth unit of accommodation, they would have             of the Group Leader and adults in the party to ensure the               attending ESF 2019.
around the pitches as the action starts and ESF kicks off.              U14             1 Sep ‘04              1 Sep ‘06
                                                                                                                                 a maximum of 2 additional guests (adults or children) will          to pay for 4 people.                                              behaviour of all members of your party is acceptable at
                                                                                                                                 be permitted to attend the ESF Grand Finale with each                                                                                 all times at the festival. The ESF Code of Conduct will be           • The decision of teams not to fulfil a scheduled fixture at
All teams will play group stage matches on both days.                   U13             1 Sep ‘05              1 Sep ‘07
                                                                                                                                 participating child. The festival is played on 3G pitches at        Infants under the age of 2 years, who go free if you bring        forwarded to all Group Leaders prior to the festival. This              the festival.
Where required, knock out matches will take place                       U12             1 Sep ‘06              1 Sep ‘08
                                                                                                                                 St Georges Park.                                                    along your own cot, do not count towards the occupancy            Code of Conduct must be accepted and adhered to by all               • Loss of property and damage to property/vehicles at the
following the group stages. The celebrity presentation
                                                                        U11              1 Sep ‘07             1 Sep ‘09                                                                             of a unit. At all Butlin’s resorts you can hire a cot for a fee   members of your party whilst in attendance at the festival.             holiday centre or festival pitch venue. Vehicles are driven
will take place on the Sunday evening.
                                                                        U10             1 Sep ‘08              1 Sep ‘10         WATCH OUT-SCOUTS ABOUT                                              of £10 (linen is not provided) or pay a supplement of £35         In extreme cases of unacceptable behaviour, the Holiday                 to and parked at festival venues at the owners risk.
Monday: No football is played on the Monday. Teams                                                                               Scouts from some of the biggest clubs in the UK have been           if an infant under 2 sleeps in a bed. At Haven Craig Tara         Centre Management & ESF Events reserve the right to
                                                                        U9              1 Sep ‘09              1 Sep ‘11
therefore have the option of travelling home on the                                                                              spotted at ESF. These include Arsenal, Manchester Utd,              you can hire a cot for a fee of £7 (linen is not provided).       terminate a holiday whereby part or all of a team may be
                                                                        U8               1 Sep ‘10             1 Sep ‘12                                                                                                                                                                                                                    FINANCIAL PROTECTION
Sunday evening or Monday. Check Out is 10am on                                                                                   Chelsea, Liverpool, Celtic, Newcastle, Leicester City, Spurs,                                                                         required to leave the premises without refund. Clubs will
Monday but you do not have to leave the resort until                    U7               1 Sep ‘11            1 Sep ‘12*                                                                             For full Terms & Conditions of the holiday centres and                                                                                 All payments made to ESF Events Ltd are fully protected.
                                                                                                                                 Everton, Manchester City and many more.                             full details of accommodation and facilities, please refer        be charged for any damages caused by members of their                ESF Events are members of ABTOT – The Association of
Midday, so there’s time for a final trip to the Swimming         *In accordance with FA rules, once a player has turned 6                                                                            to www.butlins.com and www.haven.com and the ESF                  party. Misconduct while at the holiday centre, or at the             Bonded Travel Organisers Trust.
Pool or the Funfair.                                             years of age they will be permitted to participate in the       EXCHANGE OF PENNANTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                     accommodation booking information, which is emailed               festival itself, may also be reported to the appropriate Area
                                                                 U7 age section at ESF 2019.                                     Although not compulsory, it is customary for teams to                                                                                                                                                      The Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust
                                                                                                                                                                                                     to Group Leaders.                                                 or National Governing body by ESF Events, for further
NOTE TO ENGLISH TEAMS                                                                                                            exchange a pennant or small memento before each                                                                                                                                                            Limited (ABTOT) provides financial protection under the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       disciplinary action to be taken as deemed appropriate.
Following the Football Association Youth Development                                                                             game, in keeping with the spirit of the festival.                                                                                                                                                          Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours
Review, the amount of competitive football teams can                                                                                                                                                 ACCOMMODATION DEPOSITS & FINAL BALANCE                            EVENT ORGANISERS                                                     Regulations 1992 for ESF Events Ltd, and in
                                                                 SCOTTISH VENUE
play in their season is now restricted in certain age                                                                            CHILD PROTECTION                                                    Accommodation deposits at all venues are £30 per                  The ESF Festival of Football is organised and                        the event of their insolvency, protection is provided
                                                                 At the ESF 2019 festivals in Ayr, the following age
groups. However, the FA have confirmed that ESF falls                                                                            ESF Events support the Football Association’s Child                 person. The final balance will be due no later than 56            staged by ESF Events Ltd (Company Registration Number                for the following:
                                                                 qualifications apply in accordance with SYFA rules and
outside of these restrictions, so you can participate in ESF                                                                     Protection Policy. For a copy of the ‘Child Protection and          days before the festival takes place                              7695303).
                                                                 regulations. Boys and girls are permitted to play together                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1. n
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                on-flight packages commencing in and returning to
without limiting the amount of competitive football you                                                                          Practice Handbook’ call the FA/NSPCC Child Protection
                                                                 in all age groups.                                                                                                                                                                                    Registered Address: ESF Events Ltd, 18A Park Lane,                      the UK;
play at home during the season. Teams can also choose                                                                            Hotline on 0808 800 5000. All ESF tournament                        DINING PLANS AT BUTLIN’S RESORTS
                                                                                                                                 organisers are DBS checked.                                         Half Board Dining Plans at Butlin’s include breakfast and         Melton Mowbray, Leics, LE13 0PT                                      2. n
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                on-flight packages commencing and returning to a
to participate in ESF on a non-competitive basis in all age               AGE GROUP                  BORN ON OR AFTER
groups if they prefer.                                                                                                                                                                               evening meal. Evening meal is included on the day of              Tel: 01664 566360. Email: info@esfevents.co.uk                          country other than the UK;
                                                                              U14                        1 Jan ‘05               REFEREES                                                            arrival, but not if you arrive after the restaurant is closed.
                                                                                                                                 Independent, qualified referees are appointed for all                                                                                 PHOTOGRAPHS                                                          3. fl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ight inclusive packages that commence outside of
                                                                              U13                        1 Jan ‘06                                                                                   Breakfast is included on the day of departure. Meal times                                                                                 the UK, which are sold to customers outside of the UK;
FESTIVAL RULES, FIXTURES & FINAL BRIEFING                                                                                        festival matches. They are paid match fees by ESF Events                                                                              By registering your team(s), you are also agreeing that ESF
                                                                              U12                        1 Jan ‘07                                                                                   are scheduled so they don’t clash with your fixtures and
A full final briefing email will be sent to the Group                                                                            and are accommodated free of charge, with meals                                                                                       Events may, if appropriate, use any photographs taken                4. a ccommodation only bookings;
                                                                              U11                        1 Jan ‘08                                                                                   you’ll save 20% by booking in advance compared to the
Leaders of all participating teams 7-10 days before                                                                              provided on a half board basis.                                                                                                       by the event photographers at ESF 2019 of individual
                                                                              U10                        1 Jan ‘09                                                                                   on Resort cost.                                                                                                                        1, 2, 3 and 4 provides for a refund in the event
the festival takes place. The final briefing will include                                                                                                                                                                                                              players or teams, in the ESF Festival of Football marketing
                                                                              U9                         1 Jan ‘10
                                                                                                                                 LOCAL TEAMS                                                                                                                                                                                                you have not yet travelled. 1 and 3 provides for
fixtures, schedules and the festival rules, which have                                                                                                                                                                                                                 literature, website and advertising. If you would not like
                                                                              U8                          1 Jan ‘11
                                                                                                                                 Teams from the local area where the festivals are staged            CASHBACK AT HAVEN CRAIG TARA, AYR                                                                                                      repatriation. Please note that bookings made
been sanctioned by the appropriate National Football                                                                                                                                                                                                                   photography of your players or teams to be used for this
Association. At this stage, the ESF Score centre will also                                                                       are permitted to apply for entry by returning the Team              Put the following number of people in an                                                                                               outside the UK are only protected by ABTOT
                                                                 SPECIAL DISPENSATION: At the ESF festivals in Ayr,                                                                                                                                                    purpose for any reason, you must notify ESF Events via
go live displaying all festival fixtures and schedules at                                                                        Registration Form. However, we cannot guarantee a place             accommodation unit and get Cashback from                                                                                               when purchased directly with ESF Events Ltd.
                                                                 where National Associations employ different age group                                                                                                                                                email prior to the festival taking place.
www.esfscorecentre.co.uk                                                                                                         in the festival until the numbers of touring teams are finalised    ESF Events at the ESF festival in Ayr.                                                                                                 Only contracts made with ESF Events
                                                                 qualification dates (i.e. 1st September as per the English
                                                                 FA), their domestic age levels will be accepted. Therefore      in each age group. At this stage, if additional teams are                                                                             EVENT CANCELLATION/CURTAILMENT                                       Limited as a principal operator of the
QUALIFICATION/ELIGIBILITY FOR ESF                                                                                                                                                                     Number of People                                                 In the unusual event that there are insufficient entries in
                                                                 an English U12 team would play in the U12 section at the        required in a given age group for the good of the festival,                                             7                8                                                                                 bookings will be covered by ABTOT.
All teams attending ESF must be affiliated to a County,                                                                                                                                               in unit                                                          an age group to go ahead with the event, ESF Events will
                                                                 ESF festivals in Ayr.                                           applications from local teams will be accepted on a first-                                                                                                                                                 Bookings with, and payments made
Area or School Football Association. Centre of Excellence                                                                        come first-served basis.                                             CASHBACK per unit                £50              £100           attempt to offer a suitable alternative for your team. If            directly to, Butlin’s are not covered
and Academy teams affiliated to professional clubs and                                                                                                                                                                                                                 there is not an alternative option which is acceptable for           by ABTOT.
‘representative’ sides are not permitted to enter ESF 2019.      MAXIMUM SQUAD SIZES                                             ESF WRISTBANDS                                                                                                                        your group, and you wish to cancel your booking, Team/
Please contact ESF Events before registering if you have         In 5-a-side age sections, a maximum of 5 substitutes can        You will be allocated one wristband for each member                 FREE PLACES                                                       Club Registration Fee and any accommodation payments                 BROCHURE ACCURACY
any questions regarding the eligibility of your team(s).         be listed in a playing squad. In, 7-a-side, 9-a-side and        of your party booked through ESF Events. Please be                  All teams will qualify for one free place for every 25            made by your group will be refunded in full. Whilst every            To the best of our knowledge, all information in this
In accordance with FA rules, boys who are currently              11-a-side age sections, a maximum of 7 substitutes can be       aware that people without a wristband will not be able              paying guests booked in your party, to the value of               effort will be made to complete all scheduled fixtures               brochure is accurate at the time of print. Please be aware
registered with an FA Premier League or Football League          listed in a playing squad.                                      to participate in the festival, attend the presentation             the cheapest grade of accommodation booked by the                 at the festival, ESF Events cannot be held responsible               that there may be occasions when the facilities listed in
Academy, and girls who are registered with a Regional                                                                            ceremony or enter evening entertainment venues at the               members of your party. Free places will be deducted from          for the curtailment of a festival due to adverse weather
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            this brochure are modified or unavailable due to factors
Talent Club, are not permitted to participate in ESF 2019.                                                                       holiday centres.                                                    your final balance or refunded by ESF Events.                     conditions or the decision of other teams to withdraw
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            beyond our control.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       from the festival.
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