The uk's biggest youth football festival - ESF Festival of Football

The uk's biggest youth football festival - ESF Festival of Football
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THE UK’S BIGGEST YOUTH FOOTBALL FESTIVAL
The uk's biggest youth football festival - ESF Festival of Football
CONTENTS


         THIS IS
                                                                                                           ABOUT ESF              4
                                                                                             E S F 2020 C A LE N DA R             7
                                                                                   C E LE B R I T Y P R E S E N TAT I O N S       8




        YOUR YEAR
                                                                                               E S F G R A N D F I N A LE         10
                                                                                        G I R L S F O O T B A LL AT E S F         12
                                                                                      B U T LI N ’S B O G N O R R E G I S         14
                                                                                             B U T LI N ’S M I N E H E A D        16
                                                                                             B U T LI N ’S S K E G N E S S        18
                                                                                                          H AV E N AY R           20
                                                                                         2019 R O LL O F H O N O U R              22
                                                                                                     TESTIMONIALS                 24
                                                                                  H OW T O B O O K , I N F O, T& C ’S             26
                                                                                   T E A M R E G I S T R AT I O N F O R M         29




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                                                                                  WINNING
                                                                                    TOURS
                                                                                                        S I LV E R
                                                                                                        Best Business Serving Sport
                                                                                                        less than 20 employees



                                                                                                        BRONZE
                                                                                                        Best Business Serving Football
                                                                                                        up to £2m turnover


                                                                                                        2018 C H I L D H O O D
                                                                                                        C H A M P I O N S AWA R D S
                                                                                                        Coporate Partner of the
                                                                                                        Year - Midlands


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TH E U K’S B I GG E S T YO UTH
                                                                                                                              FOOTBALL F E S TIVAL
                                                                                                                                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!




   THE
                                                                                                                                         C E LE B R IT Y
                                                                                                                                      PR E S E NTATI O N S
                                                                                                                            Our spectacular presentation ceremonies are always a tour
                                                                                                                           highlight. Celebrity guests have included Robert Pires,Kevin




ULTIMATE
                                                                                                                            Keegan, Wayne Bridge, Stuart Pearce, Casey Stoney, Sue
                                                                                                                           Smith, Robbie Fowler, Ian Wright, Danny Murphy and more.




  TOUR
                                                          Sue Smith, Mat
                                                                        t Le   Tissier & John Ba
                                                                                                rnes


                                                                                                                                   TH E B E S T H O LI DAY
                                                                                                                                        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.




   DOWNLOAD
   THE APP                                                                                                                         E S F G R AN D F I NALE
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                                                                                                                           Win your age section at ESF 2020 and your team will qualify
   schedules and festival info go live 7-10 days before
                                                                                                                             for the prestigious ESF Grand Finale, our Champion of
   the festival. Download now to view full results from
                                                                                                                           Champions event. The 2020 ESF Grand Finale will be staged
   ESF 2019. Search ‘ESF Football’ in your App store.
                                                                                                                                   at one of the World’s finest training facilities,
                                                                                                                                                 St George’s Park.




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                                                                                                                                                                                     AYR, SCOTLAND



                                                                                                                                                                                         APRIL
                                                                                                                 CALENDAR                                           U8 - U12 TEAMS




IN A
                                                                                                                                                                                 MINEHEAD, SOMERSET


                                                                                                                                                                                           APRIL
                                                                                                                                                                    U7 - U13 TEAMS | U10 - U14 GIRLS TEAMS




MILLION
                                                                                                                                                                                 SKEGNESS, LINCOLNSHIRE


                                                                                                                                                                                           APRIL
                                                                                                                                                                    U7 - U13 TEAMS | U9 - U14 GIRLS TEAMS
                                                                                                                           AYR



                                                                                                                                                                                 SKEGNESS, LINCOLNSHIRE



Since the first ESF festival in 1989, over 1 Million people
                                                                                                                                                                                 MAY
                                                                                                                                                                    U7 - U13 TEAMS
have now joined us on tour! ESF is a series of professionally
organised festivals, that bring over 1200 youth football
teams together for a fantastic weekend of football and fun,                                                                                    SKEGNESS
                                                                                                                 ESF GRAND FINALE                                                BOGNOR REGIS, WEST SUSSEX
with teams accommodated at Butlin’s and Haven resorts.
ESF 2020 then culminates with the ESF Grand Finale – our
Champion of Champions event at St George’s Park.                                                       MINEHEAD
                                                                                                                                                                                     MAY
                                                                                                                                                                    U7 - U13 TEAMS
Join us for the ultimate tour - this is your year!
                                                                                                                      BOGNOR REGIS
                                                                                                                                                                                     AYR, SCOTLAND
                         PRO F E S S I O N AL O RGAN I SATI O N
                     ESF have a passion for football and 32 years experience organising
                            the most prestigious youth football events in the UK.                        T Y PI C A L TO U R ITI N E R A RY
                                                                                                                                                                                     MAY
                                                                                                                                                                    U8 - U12 TEAMS
                                                                                                      Friday      - Arrival & Check In at Butlin’s/Haven
    N ATI O N A L FA SAN C TI O N                             C H I LD PROTE C TI O N                             - Team Registration & Coaches Welcome
                                                                                                                    Meeting at 8PM
    All ESF festivals are sanctioned by the relevant             All ESF staff are DBS checked.
                                                                                                                  - Full night time Entertainment Programme
             National Football Association.                   ESF are proud to support the NSPCC.                                                                                BOGNOR REGIS, WEST SUSSEX
                                                                                                      Saturday    - Day 1 of Festival - Group Stage matches

          F I R S T A I D COV E R
      First Aid cover is provided by professional
                                                          F I NA N C IA L PROTE C TI O N
                                                                All payments made to ESF Events
                                                                                                                  - Tour activities - Water Park, Climbing Wall,
                                                                                                                    Go Karts etc.
                                                                                                                  - Full night time Entertainment Programme
                                                                                                                                                                                        MAY
                                                                                                                                                                    U7 - U13 TEAMS | U9 - U14 GIRLS TEAMS
              suppliers at all ESF festivals.                    are fully protected by ABTOT.        Sunday      - Day 2 of Festival – Final Group Stage
                                                                                                                    matches & Finals
                                                                                                                  - Tour activities - Water Park, Climbing Wall,
                                      E S F CO R E VA LU E S                                                        Go Karts etc.
       The following Core Values are at the forefront of everything we endeavour to achieve at ESF:               - ESF Celebrity Presentation Ceremonies
                                                                                                                  - Departure for guests wishing to depart                     ST GEORGE’S PARK
           TEAMWORK | SPORTSMANSHIP | ENJOYMENT | FRIENDSHIP | RESPECT

                                                                                                                                                                                      JULY
                                                                                                                    on Sunday

                                                                                                      Monday      - Departure for guests wishing to depart
                                                                                                                    on Monday
                                                                                                                                                                    U7 - U13 TEAMS | U9 - U14 GIRLS TEAMS

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MEET A
                                                                                                              JOHN BARNES

                                                                                                              MARK NOBLE

                                                                                                             CASEY STONEY

                                                                                                             SCOTT BROWN




LEGEND
                                                                                                            BRYAN ROBSON

                                                                                                           ROBBIE FOWLER

                                                                                                             FAYE WHITE

                                                                                                          PAUL & TOM INCE

                                                                                                          AIDEN MCGEADY

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

                                                                                                        WAYNE BRIDGE

                                                                                                        ROBBIE SAVAGE

                                                                                                        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

                                                                                                      KRIS BOYD

                                                                                                    KENNY MILLER
The uk's biggest youth football festival - ESF Festival of Football
ST GEORGE’S PARK, STAFFS


                  JULY
U7 - U13 TEAMS
U9 - U14 GIRLS TEAMS




                           To be crowned ESF 2020 Champions is
                           a fantastic achievement, but now an
                           even bigger test awaits. Win your age
                           section at ESF 2020 and your team will
                           be invited to attend the prestigious
                           ESF Grand Finale, our Champion of
                           Champions event. Your team will
                           compete against the best teams from
                           ESF 2020 for the ultimate crown – It’s a
                           thrilling climax to the year at ESF.

                           We’re delighted to announce that the 2020 ESF Grand
                           Finale will be staged once again at one of the World’s finest
                           training facilities, St George’s Park. This £105m facility, set
                           in 330 acres of Staffordshire countryside, is the home of
                           England’s 24 national teams. The ESF Grand Finale offers
                           many young footballers the opportunity to walk in the
                           footsteps of some of the greatest players on the planet.

                           The ESF Grand Finale is a free of charge, invitation only
                           event, which takes place on Sat 11th or Sun 12th July 2020.
                           Further details on page 26.


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GIRLS
                                                                                                                                                                  APRIL                      APRIL                         MAY                          JULY
                                                                                                                                                                  U10 - U14 GIRLS 7-A-SIDE   U9 - U11 GIRLS 7-A-SIDE       U9 - U11 GIRLS 7-A-SIDE      U9 - U11 GIRLS 7-A-SIDE
                                                                                                                                                                                             U12 - U14 GIRLS 9-A-SIDE      U12 - U14 GIRLS 9-A-SIDE     U12 - U14 GIRLS 9-A-SIDE




CAN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         We’re delighted to have
                                                                Join over 200 girls teams from all                                                ESF AMBASSADORS                                                        Casey Stoney and Sue Smith
                                                                over the UK on tour at ESF 2020.                                                                                                                         as Ambassadors for girls
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         football at ESF 2020.
                                                                 At ESF we’re fully committed to girls football. Girls tournaments are
                                                                 available for U9 to U14 teams at a selection of our very best ESF 2020                                                                                 “ I love being an Ambassador for ESF. Teams come
                                                                 festivals, attracting girls teams of all abilities from all corners of the UK.                                                                           together, you get to meet new people, have new
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          experiences as a young person... and you’re doing it
                                                                 To make ESF extra special for the girls, we invite some of the leading                                                                                   with your friends, your teammates. The kids have all
                                                                 names in women’s football to join us at our UK presentations. England                                                                                    got smiles on their faces and it’s so great to see.”
                                                                 International stars Casey Stoney, Jordan Nobbs, Claire Rafferty,
                                                                 Sue Smith, Martha Harris and Faye White have all made special                                                                                           CASEY STONEY
                                                                 appearances at ESF. This gives the girls the opportunity to meet a role
                                                                 model from the women’s game and always proves to be an extremely                                                                                       “G
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          oing on tour as a player is something that you can’t
                                                                 popular addition to ESF for the girls teams on tour.                                                                                                    really explain unless you’ve been on a tour… You
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         make so many good friends, and it’s friends for life.
                                                                2019 was our biggest year to date for girls football, with over 200 girls                                                                                It’s that teamwork, that camaraderie, that you just
                                                                teams joining us. Make this season one your girls will never forget and                                                                                  can’t beat. I’m sure it’s something that these girls and
                                                                join us on tour at the UK’s biggest youth football festival!
                                                                                                                                                  Watch ESF celebrity interviews and more at                             boys get every time they come to ESF.”
                                                                                                                                                  www.footballfestivals.co.uk/esf-videos                                 SUE SMITH




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BOGNOR REGIS, WEST SUSSEX
              Quite simply, there’s                                         Following a sell-out year in 2019, we’re delighted
                                                                            to be returning to Butlin’s award-winning resort to
                                                                                                                                                                                                       If you’re looking for extra thrills, you can pay a
                                                                                                                                                                                                       small extra charge for activities like the High Ropes

              no better place to                                            stage two huge ESF festivals in 2020. The entire
                                                                            resort at Butlin’s is booked to stage the festivals,
                                                                                                                                                                                                       course with Climbing Wall and Zip Wire, Go Karts,
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Adventure Golf and Ten Pin Bowling.

              stage an action                                               meaning 400 teams from all over the UK will be
                                                                            able to join us! ESF in Bognor Regis is without                                                                            Butlin’s has a great range of quality
                                                                                                                                                                                                       accommodation on resort. Those who crave
              packed football tour                                          doubt the biggest and most prestigious youth
                                                                            football festival of its kind on the South Coast.                                                                          a bit of luxury can book into one of Butlin’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                       contemporary hotels – the Shoreline with fantastic
              on the South Coast                                            With quality accommodation, fantastic facilities                                                                           sea views, the Wave Hotel with its own Games
                                                                            and superb entertainment, Butlin’s is the perfect                                                                          Port or the Ocean Hotel with its own spa!
              than Butlin’s award                                           base for an unforgettable football tour.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       There’s also a wide selection of places to eat and
              winning resort in                                             After an exciting day at the pitches, Butlin’s resort
                                                                            has a huge variety of sports and leisure facilities,
                                                                                                                                                                                                       drink on resort and Butlin’s Dining plans are always
                                                                                                                                                                                                       a popular choice, where you get breakfast and an
              Bognor Regis.                                                 exciting rides at the Traditional Fairground, superb
                                                                            entertainment venues, quality accommodation
                                                                                                                                                                                                       evening meal included. There’s plenty to choose
                                                                                                                                                                                                       from and you can go back for seconds as many times
                                                                            and great places to eat and drink.                                                                                         as you like, perfect for hungry young footballers!
                                                                                                                                                                                                       The dining times are scheduled so they don’t clash
                                                                            There’s an amazing new £40m family pool, which                                                                             with your fixtures and you’ll save 20% by booking
                                                                            has been designed with seaside inspired features.                                                                          in advance compared to the on-resort price. There’s
                                                                            The new pool includes a helter-skelter water slide,                                                                        also the 1950’s Diner, Traditional Fish & Chips
                                                                            stick of rock and racer slides, flumes, a wave pool                                                                        Restaurant, Papa John’s, the Beachcomber Inn and



   AMAZING
                                                                            and Seaside Garden rapids along with a café and                                                                            Pub & Kitchen all on resort.
                                                                            new changing village.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Teddy Sheringham, Robert Pires, Wayne Bridge,
                                                                            When the evening comes around, there’s a variety                                                                           Ian Wright, Danny Murphy, Stuart Pearce, Casey



   NEW POOL
                                                                            of live shows, tribute acts, live bands and discos,                                                                        Stoney, Matt Le Tissier and Sue Smith have all
                                                                            so your team will enjoy some amazing family                                                                                made special guest appearances in recent years at
                                                                            entertainment, at no extra cost!                                                                                           the ESF presentations in Bognor Regis.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       So, if you’re looking for the ultimate touring
                                                                                                                                                                                                       experience on the South Coast, call ESF to reserve
                                                                                                                                                                                                       your team places at ESF 2020 Bognor Regis!




                                                                                                                                        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
               Dates:      Fri 8 - Mon 11 May




                                                                                                                                                                                     Gold Apartment
                           (Bank Holiday Weekend)




                                                                                                                                                                                                         Deluxe Suite
                                                                                                    Silver Room
               Age Groups: U7 - U8: 5-a-side
                           U9 - U10: 7-a-side
                           U11 - U12: 9-a-side
                           U13: 11-a-side

               Dates:            Fri 15 - Mon 18 May
                                                                                       2 Berth      ✓                                                                                                    ✓                                                                                  ✓
               Age Groups:       U7 - U8: 5-a-side                                     3 Berth      ✓                                                                                                                                       ✓                                                                     ✓
                                 U9 - U10: 7-a-side                                    4 Berth      ✓              ✓                     ✓                   ✓                       ✓                                  ✓                   ✓                         ✓                     ✓                     ✓                 ✓
                                 U9 - U11 Girls: 7-a-side                              5 Berth      ✓              ✓                     ✓                                           ✓                                  ✓                                                                   ✓                                       ✓
                                 U11 - U12: 9-a-side
                                 U12 - U14 Girls: 9-a-side
                                                                                       6 Berth      ✓              ✓                     ✓                                           ✓                                  ✓                                                                                                           ✓
                                 U13: 11-a-side                                        7 Berth                                           ✓
                                 U13 Inclusive: 5-a-side                         8 - 11 May £139 £145 £157 £162 £169 £175 £179 £169 £195 £185 £185 £209
                                 (Pan Disability)                              15 - 18 May £109 £115 £125 £132 £139 £145 £149 £139 £165 £155 £155 £179
               TEAM REGISTRATION FEES                                          FREE PLACES                        One free place for every 25 paying guests in your party.
WAVE HOTEL     5-a-side = £99 | 7-a-side = £139
               9-a-side = £159 | 11-a-side = £189                                 DINING PLANS                                                       Infant 0-1yrs                                    Toddler 2-5 yrs                           Child 6-14 yrs                                                 Adult +15 yrs
               or Club Registration Fee
               (Unlimited Teams) = £399                                                                  Food Court                                         FREE                                         £15.75                                                    £31.50                                       £62.25
               U13 Inclusive (Pan Disability) = Free                                     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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OCEAN HOTEL
The uk's biggest youth football festival - ESF Festival of Football
MINEHEAD, SOMERSET
                  Located opposite                                                 Over 200 girls and boys’ teams from all over the
                                                                                   UK joined us at ESF 2019 in Minehead, making it
                                                                                                                                                                                                            There’s a great range of quality accommodation
                                                                                                                                                                                                            available to suit all budgets. The stylish chalets in

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

                  doorstep of the great                                            2020, 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.

                  for ESF – it’s a superb                                          leisure facilities, exciting rides at the Traditional
                                                                                   Fairground, superb entertainment venues, quality
                                                                                                                                                                                                            There’s also the 1950’s Diner, Firehouse Grill, Ludo’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Italian, Beachcomber Inn and Traditional Fish &
                  base for a memorable                                             accommodation and great places to eat and drink.                                                                         Chips all on resort!
                                                                                   The amazing Splash Waterworld is packed with                                                                             Kevin Keegan, Stuart Pearce, Danny Murphy,
                  touring experience.                                              flumes, rides and slides, it’s always a firm favourite                                                                   John Barnes, Sue Smith, Matt Le Tissier, Darren
                                                                                   for the kids and adults alike. There’s also a variety                                                                    Anderton, and Casey Stoney have all appeared
                                                                                   of live shows, tribute acts, live bands and discos,                                                                      at our spectacular celebrity presentations at
                                                                                   so your team will enjoy some amazing family                                                                              ESF Minehead in recent years, capping off a
                                                                                   entertainment, at no extra cost!                                                                                         memorable weekend for everyone involved.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            The final presentations will finish by around 7pm
                                                                                   If you’re looking for extra thrills, you can pay a small                                                                 (earlier for younger age groups), so guests have
                                                                                   extra charge for activities like the High Ropes, with                                                                    the option of traveling home on the Sunday
                                                                                   the excitement of the ‘leap of faith’, Climbing Wall,                                                                    evening or Monday morning.
                                                                                   Go Karts, the Adventure Golf, Ten Pin Bowling or
                                                                                   catch a box office hit at Butlin’s Cinema. Butlin’s is                                                                   Demand for ESF 2020 is expected to be greater
                                                                                   the perfect base for an action-packed tour.                                                                              than ever before. Call us today to reserve your
                                                                                                                                                                                                            place at ESF 2020 and make this season one your
                                                                                                                                                                                                            players and families will never forget.




                  2018 ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS & PRICES
                                                                                                                                          ACCOMMODATION PRICES (PER PERSON)

                    TOURNAMENT DETAILS




                                                                                                                                                            Standard Apartment




                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New Style Silver Apt.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Seaside Apartment
                                                                                                                                                                                 Silver Apartment




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Gold Apartment




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lakeview Chalet
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Silver Bungalow




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Parkview Chalet
                                                                                                            Standard Room
                    Dates:             Fri 24 - Mon 27 April




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Lakeside Chalet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Deluxe Suite
                                                                                                                            Silver Room


                                                                                                                                          Silver Suite
                    Age Groups:        U7 - U8: 5-a-side
                                       U9 - U10: 7-a-side
                                       U10 - U14 Girls: 7-a-side
                                       U11 - U12: 9-a-side
                                       U13: 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
                                                                                     24 - 27 April £95 £105 £109 £109 £119 £125 £129 £135 £139 £145 £149 £155 £159

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


LAKESIDE CHALET                                                                           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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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 Fairground
                                                                                     2020, both of which are supported by Leicester                                                and Seaside Apartments which are beautifully
                    are not only our most                                            City Academy Recruitment. 400 girls and boys’                                                 decorated modern family apartments.
                                                                                     teams and 15,000 people from all over the UK
                    popular events,                                                  are set to join us again, making ESF Skegness the                                             Butlin’s Dining Plans always prove to be
                                                                                                                                                                                   extremely popular with our teams. There’s a
                                                                                     biggest youth football tournaments of their kind
                    selling out year after                                           in the UK!                                                                                    wide selection of choices available and you can
                                                                                                                                                                                   go back for seconds as many times as you like –
                    year, they’re also the                                           It’s not hard to see why so many teams are
                                                                                     queuing up to join us at ESF in Skegness each
                                                                                                                                                                                   perfect for hungry young footballers! The dining
                                                                                                                                                                                   times are scheduled so they don’t clash with
                    biggest tournaments                                              year. On top of being one of the most prestigious
                                                                                     youth football tournaments in the UK, Butlin’s
                                                                                                                                                                                   your fixtures and you’ll save 20% by booking
                                                                                                                                                                                   in advance compared to the on-resort price.
                    of their kind in the UK,                                         Skegness is without doubt one of the very
                                                                                     best holiday resorts around. It’s the perfect
                                                                                                                                                                                   There’s also the Firehouse Grill, Ludo’s Italian,
                                                                                                                                                                                   Rock & Sole fish and chips, Beachcomber Inn and

                    with 400 teams and                                               combination for an action-packed tour. The
                                                                                     resort has a huge variety of sports and leisure
                                                                                                                                                                                   Pub & Kitchen all on resort.
                                                                                                                                                                                   Our celebrity presentations at ESF Skegness are
                                                                                     facilities, exciting rides at the Fairground, superb
                    15,000 people taking                                             entertainment venues, quality accommodation                                                   a sight to behold. Kevin Keegan, Paul Merson,
                                                                                                                                                                                   Ray Parlour, Danny Murphy, Ledley King, Ian
                                                                                     and great places to eat and drink.
                    part annually.                                                   The amazing Splash Waterworld is packed
                                                                                                                                                                                   Rush, Stuart Pearce, Faye White, Casey Stoney
                                                                                                                                                                                   and Jordan Nobbs have all made special guest
                                                                                     with flumes, rides and slides, it’s always a firm                                             appearances at ESF Skegness in recent years,
                                                                                     favourite for the kids and adults alike. There’s                                              it really is a fantastic way to close the festival.
                                                                                     also a variety of live shows, tribute acts, live
                                                                                     bands and discos, so your team will enjoy some
                                                                                     amazing family entertainment, at no extra cost!                                               PLEASE NOTE: ESF 2019 in Skegness was one
                                                                                     If you’re looking for extra thrills, you can pay                                              of our most popular venues. Early registration
                                                                                     a small extra charge for activities like the High                                             is recommended. Call ESF on 01664 566360 to
                                                                                     Ropes, with the excitement of the ‘leap of faith’,                                            reserve your team place.
                                                                                     Climbing Wall, Go Karts, Quasar, Adventure
                                                                                     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
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                      TOURNAMENT DETAILS




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Fairground Apartment
                                                                                                                                                                                                            New Style Silver Apt.
                                                                                                                                                             Standard Apartment




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Seaside Apartment
                      Dates:             Fri 24 - Mon 27 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 - U14 Girls: 9-a-side
                                  U13: 11-a-side                                                            2 Berth        ✓                  ✓
                      Dates:             Fri 1 - Mon 4 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: 11-a-side                                                     7 Berth                           ✓
                                                                                                   24 - 27 April         £95                £105            £109                      £119                 £125                       £129              £129                    £135
                      TEAM REGISTRATION FEES                                                            1 - 4 May       £105                £115            £119                      £129                 £135                       £139              £139                    £145
                      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.

GOLD 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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SEASIDE APARTMENT
CRAIG TARA, AYR, SCOTLAND
                2020 will be the 31st                                          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!                                            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 £109 per person for
                Join 150 grassroots                                            Tara, it really is a fantastic base for the tournament.
                                                                                                                                                                               3 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
                teams from all over                                            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.
                the UK for the ulitmate                                        Coast of Scotland. As well as being located right
                                                                                                                                                                               Our celebrity presentations have attracted
                                                                               next to the beach and boasting spectacular views
                touring experience at                                          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
                                                                               range of sports and leisure facilities, great evening
                Scotland’s very best                                           entertainment venues and quality accommodation.                                                 delighted to welcome Scotland managers Alex
                                                                                                                                                                               McLeish and Gordon Strachan, Celtic players Leigh
                youth football festival!                                       After an exciting day of action at the pitches, there’s
                                                                               a fantastic range of facilities for everyone to enjoy
                                                                                                                                                                               Griffiths and Scott Brown and Rangers strikers Kyle
                                                                                                                                                                               Lafferty and Kenny Miller to ESF in recent years.
                                                                               back at Haven. There’s a great indoor pool complex                                              Aiden McGeady, Kris Boyd, Barry Ferguson, John
                                                                               with flumes and slides, an all-weather multi-sports                                             Hartson, and John Barnes have also made special
                                                                               court, adventure playground areas, 9-hole golf                                                  appearances, giving many young players the
                                                                               course, indoor sports zone, go karts, climbing wall                                             chance to meet their heroes.
                                                                               and much more.
                                                                                                                                                                               So, if you’re looking for a great end of season tour
                                                                               In the evenings, the family entertainment venues                                                in Scotland, join us and make 2020 a year your
                                                                               give everyone the opportunity to relax with a drink                                             players and families will never forget. Call ESF
                                                                               whilst enjoying a full entertainment programme.                                                 Events on 01664 566360 to reserve your team
                                                                               Live bands, shows, cabarets and discos will ensure                                              place! ESF 2019 in Ayr was one of our most popular
                                                                               both kids and parents are entertained throughout                                                venues, with the Ayr festivals hitting capacity in
                                                                               your stay.                                                                                      record time. Early registration is recommended!




KYLE LAFFERTY
                                                                                                                                    ACCOMMODATION PRICES (PER PERSON)

                  TOURNAMENT DETAILS
                  Dates:            Fri 17 - Mon 20 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

                  Dates:            Fri 8 - Mon 11 May
                                    (Bank Holiday Weekend)
                  Age Groups: U8: 5-a-side
                              U9 - U11: 7-a-side                                                4 Berth        ✓                       ✓                    ✓                          ✓                    ✓                   ✓              ✓
                              U12: 9-a-side
                                                                                                5 Berth        ✓                       ✓                    ✓                          ✓                    ✓                   ✓              ✓
                  TEAM REGISTRATION FEES                                                        6 Berth        ✓                       ✓                    ✓                          ✓                    ✓                   ✓              ✓
                  5-a-side = £99         | 7-a-side = £139                                      7 Berth                                ✓                                                                    ✓                   ✓              ✓
                  9-a-side = £159
                                                                                                8 Berth                                ✓                                                                    ✓                   ✓              ✓
                  or Club Registration Fee
                  (Unlimited Teams) = £399                                             17 - 20 April        £109                      £115                 £115                   £119                    £125               £129             £139

                    PLEASE NOTE: In accordance with SYFA rules, all age                    8 - 11 May        £115                     £119                 £119                   £125                    £129               £135             £145
                    sections at ESF in Ayr will be played on a friendly,
                    round robin basis, and results will not be recorded.
                    All players will receive a quality participation               FREE PLACES                One free place for every 25 paying guests in your party.
                    trophy from a football celebrity to celebrate the
                    achievements of all the children. Due to this ruling,
                                                                                                              Put 7 or 8 people in a caravan and                                                      People in unit            7               8
                    teams attending the ESF 2020 festivals in Ayr cannot           CASHBACK                   get Cashback from ESF Events.
                    qualify for the ESF Grand Finale.                                                                                                                                                    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             WINNERS                               RUNNERS-UP                           FAIR PLAY AWARD
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U7              Thunder FC Impact                     Somersall Rangers Thunder            Tibshelf Tigers




 ROLL OF HONOUR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U8              Newcastle East End JFC Blues          Boldmere St Michaels Mikes           Winsford Colts Blue




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Millie Crellin – Workington Reds Diamonds U14G
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U9 Girls        Asfordby Amateurs LGIFC               Newcastle Benfield Juniors           Boldon CA Girls




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Brodie Hallworth – Stafford Atletico U9
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U9              Stafford Atletico                     Elite Atletico                       Astley & Tyldesley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U10 Girls       Newcastle East End JFC Reds           Asfordby Amateurs LGIFC              Mansfield Town Ladies




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  OF THE TOURNAMENT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  26 - 29 APRIL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U10             Humbledon & Plains Farm Youth Blues   Hednesford Town Newlands FC          Blaydon Youth Community
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U11 Girls       Newcastle East End JFC Reds           Newcastle Benfield Juniors           Oadby & Wigston Girls
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U11             Droylsden Juniors                     Histon Hornets                       Bedlington United Sporting Club




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ESF SKEGNESS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U12 Girls       Boldon CA Girls                       Mansfield Town Ladies                ICA Sports
                                                 AGE               WINNERS                                                        RUNNERS-UP                                                                                                                                      U12             George Spencer Academy                Gretton FC                           Crosspool Juniors
                                                 U7                Marine Academy Plymouth 'A'                                    Baldon Sports                                                                                                                                   U13 Girls       Newcastle East End JFC Reds           Blyth Town                           Babington Academy
                                                 U8                Global Football Academy Santos                                 Lambeth Tigers                                                                                                                                  U13             Peterborough Sports                   OBI United                           Fulbourn Institute FC
                    ST GEORGES PARK 6 - 7 JULY
 ESF GRAND FINALE




                                                 U9                Marine Academy Plymouth 'J'                                    LSS Academy Reds                                                                                                                                U14 Girls       Preston North End                     Cambridge City Girls                 Mowbray Rangers FC
                                                 U10 Girls         Fareham Town                                                   Newcastle East End Reds                                                                                                                         U14             George Spencer Academy                Quarry Green FC                      Morpeth Town Lightning Bolts
                                                 U10               Humbledon & Plains Farm Blues                                  Evesham United                                                                                                                                  U15 Girls       Doncaster Belles                      Derby County Ladies                  Hinckley Town Juniors
                                                 U11 Girls         Newcastle East End Reds                                        Watford Girls                                                                                                                                   U15             Barton Rovers FC                      Barrow Town                          Ponteland United
                                                 U11               Whitehaven Amateurs Hornets                                    Billericay Town Colts / Welling United                                                                                                          AGE             WINNERS                               RUNNERS-UP                           FAIR PLAY AWARD
                                                 U12 Girls         Boldon CA Girls                                                Colebrook Royals                                                                                                                                U7              Garforth Rangers AFC                  Discoveries FC Salters               Burradon Juniors AFC Yellows




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  OF THE TOURNAMENT
                                                 U12               Wortley FC Juniors                                             Carshalton Athletic / George Spencer Academy / Lambeth Tigers                                                                                   U8              FC Burbage                            Mowbray Rangers FC                   Bishop Auckland St Marys Kings




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Silcox Villa FC U11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3-6 May




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Zac Reeves
                                                 U13 Girls         HFR Haringey Girls Academy                                     Newcastle East End Reds                                                                                                                         U9              Easington Colliery                    Braintree Town Youth                 Hull United Whites
                                                 U13               Red House Farm AFC                                             Cadbury Athletic                                                                                                                                U10             Peterborough Northern Star            Trimdon United                       Ibstock United Youth Jaguars
                                                 U14 Girls         Preston North End                                              Cambridge City Girls                                                                                                                            U11             Whitehaven Amateurs Hornets           Silcox Villa FC                      Discoveries Sporting
                                                 U14               Marine Academy Plymouth                                        Staines Town Juniors                                                                                                                            U12             Wortley FC Juniors                    Aylestone Park FC                    Melton Foxes JFC
                                                 U15 Girls         Stevenage Borough Girls                                        Derby County Ladies                                                                                                                             U13             Red House Farm AFC                    Ware FC                              Holwell Sports FC
                                                 U15               Shifnal Town Harriers                                          Barrow Town                                                                                                                                     U14             Murton FC                             Ryton & Crawcrook Albion FC          Poulton FC



                                                 AGE         WINNERS                                RUNNERS-UP                         FAIR PLAY AWARD                                                                                                                            AGE             WINNERS                               RUNNERS-UP                           FAIR PLAY AWARD




                                                                                                                                                                                     OF THE TOURNAMENT
                                                 U8          -                                      -                                  Braehead FC Red                                                                                                                            U7              Baldon Sports                         Collier Row Youth Red                Interpath Falcons




                                                                                                                                                                                                         Cookstown Youth U14
                    12-15 APRIL




                                                 U9          -                                      -                                  Bloomfield FC Jets                                                                                                                         U8              Global Football Academy Santos        West Brom All Blacks                 Wendover Juniors Reds




                                                                                                                                                                                                            Shea McCann




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Shae McSwiggan – Evesham United U10
                                                 U10         -                                      -                                  Bloomfield FC                                                                                                                              U9              LSS Academy Red                       Hednesford Town Newlands             Ambleside JFC Avengers




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Daisy Morris – Hitchin Belles U12G
                                                 U11         -                                      -                                  Fairmuir Boys Tangerine                                                                                                                    U10 Girls       AFC Leyton Girls                      Hitchin Belles                       Crusaders FC




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  OF THE TOURNAMENT
                                                 U12         -                                      -                                  Calderglen Thistle Navy                                                                                                                    U10             Evesham United                        Ards Rangers Juniors                 Protec FC




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3-6 MAY
 ESF AYR




                                                 U13         East End United                        Cookstown Youth FC                 Phoenix Athletic FC                                                                                                                        U11 Girls       Bognor Regis Town                     Hitchin Belles FC                    AFC Portchester Girls
                                                 U14         Braehead FC                            Crosshouse CFC                     Broughty United Pumas                                                                                                                      U11             Billericay Town Colts                 Long Lane JFC                        Teviot Rangers
                                                 AGE         WINNERS                                RUNNERS-UP                         FAIR PLAY AWARD                                                                                                                            U12 Girls       Hitchin Belles FC                     Colebrook Royals                     Hitchin Belles FC



                                                                                                                                                                                     OF THE TOURNAMENT
                                                 U8          -                                      -                                  Great Park Juniors Whites                                                                                                                  U12             Carshalton Athletic                   Halfway Juniors                      Caldecote Youth




                                                                                                                                                                                                         Dalrymple Colts U13
                                                 U9          -                                      -                                  Loughgall Youth FC                                                                                                                         U13 Girls       HFR Haringey Girls Academy            Droylsden Juniors                    Tilehurst Panthers Belles
                    3-6 MAY




                                                                                                                                                                                                            Kerr McCrone




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ESF BOGNOR REGIS
                                                 U10         -                                      -                                  Cambuslang FC                                                                                                                              U13             Cadbury Athletic                      Isleworthians Youth FC               Chesworth Rovers
                                                 U11         -                                      -                                  Blantyre Soccer Academy Gold 2                                                                                                             U14 Girls       Billericay Town Girls FC              Alvechurch Academy                   Crawley United
                                                 U12         -                                      -                                  Salvesen BC                                                                                                                                U14             Carshalton Athletic                   Worthing FC                          Dunton & Broughton United
                                                 U13         Newcastle Benfield San Siro            Gleniffer Thistle FC               Newcastle Benfield San Siro                                                                                                                U15 Girls       AFC Portchester Girls                 Eastleigh FC                         Oakwood Youth FC
                                                 U14         Ashington CFC                          Shankill United                    Great Park Juniors                                                                                                                         AGE             WINNERS                               RUNNERS-UP                           FAIR PLAY AWARD
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U7              Global FA Santos                      Medway United                        SC Pass & Move FC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U8              Lambeth Tigers                        Hednesford Town Newlands FC          SC Pass & Move FC
                                                 AGE         WINNERS                                RUNNERS-UP                         FAIR PLAY AWARD                                                                                                                            U9              Global FA Santos                      Top Score Chaos FC                   Collier Row FC Red




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Harvey McLean – Ballymoney United YA U13
                                                 U7          Marine Academy Plymouth 'A'            Hucclecote Hawks                   Tondu United FC Whites                                                                                                                     U10 Girls       AFC Portchester Girls Royals          Hutton FC Girls                      AFC Portchester Girls Castles




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Evie Whymark – Hutton Girls U10
                                                 U8          AFC Gornal East                        Drake FC                           RTB Ebbw Vale FC                                                                                                                           U10             Bracknell Town                        Cookham Dean FC                      18th Newtownabbey Youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Sienna Keast – Illogan Dragons U10G




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  OF THE TOURNAMENT
 ESF MINEHEAD




                                                                                                                                                                                                          James Sudds – Worthing Town U14




                                                 U9          Marine Academy Plymouth 'J'            Top Score FC                       Nailsea United                                                                                                                             U11 Girls       Watford Girls                         Medway United                        Chadderton Park FC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  17-20 MAY
                                                                                                                                                                                     OF THE TOURNAMENT




                                                 U10 Girls   Illogan JFC Dragons                    Plymouth Phoenix Girls FC          Tredegar Women & Girls AFC
                    26 - 29 APRIL




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U11             Welling United                        Sutton United                        FC Sunbury
                                                 U10         AFC Devonport                          Nailsea United Blue                Banwell United Reds                                                                                                                        U12 Girls       The Charter School East Dulwich       Beacon Hill Girls Aloud Diamonds     Mindset FC
                                                 U11 Girls   Weston Mendip FC Girls 'B'             Bognor Regis Town Girls            Tredegar Women & Girls AFC                                                                                                                 U12             Lambeth Tigers                        The Charter School                   SC Pass & Move FC
                                                 U11         Alvechurch FC                          Stones Athletic                    Llantrisant AFC                                                                                                                            U13 Girls       Eastleigh Blues Girls                 Colne Valley Girls                   The Charter School
                                                 U12 Girls   Plymouth Aspire FC                     Marine Academy Plymouth            Plymouth Phoenix Girls FC                                                                                                                  U13 Inclusive   Hamble Club Youth Yellows             AFC Bournemouth Ability Counts 'A'   AFC Bournemouth Ability Counts 'B'
                                                 U12         Mousehole AFC 'A'                      Marine Academy Plymouth            Bridgwater Victoria Park Rangers                                                                                                           U13             Bristol Spartak FC                    Ballymoney United YA                 Merley Cobham Sports Youth
                                                 U13 Girls   Kingshurst Sporting Girls              Newport Civil Service Girls        Bognor Regis Town Girls Greens                                                                                                             U14 Girls       Cambridge City Girls                  Parkwood Rangers                     Petts Wood Wrens
                                                 U13         St Josephs Colts                       Ellwood Youth FC                   Marine Academy Plymouth 'K'                                                                                                                U14             Staines Town Juniors                  Horndean Youth                       Bracknell Cavaliers
                                                 U14 Girls   Plymouth Phoenix Girls FC              AFC Porth BGC                      Wokingham & Embrook FC                                                                                                                     U15 Girls       Stevenage Borough Girls               Tottenham Hotspur Ladies             Chichester City Girls
                                                 U14         Marine Academy Plymouth                Worthing FC                        Redruth United Youth                                                                                                                       U15             Dynamo Madrid                         Shifnal Town Harriers                Hythe Town Youth FC


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TESTIMONIALS
Sam Hughes       ESF Festival of Football                                        Colebrook Royals U13s Girls (19/20)   ESF Festival of Football
                                                                                                                                                              Llanyrafon Afc Girls U14s
                                                                                                                                                              May 18
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hutton FC Girls Wasps
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      May 18
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ESF Festival of Football        FC Burbage Juniors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               May 7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ESF Festival of Football




Jul 8                                                                            Jul 7




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Thank you to @ESF_Football and @Butlins
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              for an extremely well organised Football
                                                                                                                                                              Brilliant first day at #ESF2019 @ESF_Football                                                                   experience! A big thank you also to all the
                                                                                                                                                              Best mates. Best day. They can't wait to watch                                                                  fabulous coaches and teams we met and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Fabulous day with @ESF_Football, here the
                                                                                                                                                              the #UWCLfinal later with @JessFishlock                                                                         played. What magical memories for these little
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      girl's are with their new friends from Bognor
                                                                                                                                                              @LucyBronze @toniduggan @UWCL                                                                                   superstars. We now look forward to playing at
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                                                                                                                                                              @ThisGirlCanUK                                                                                                  @StGeorgesPark
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                                                                                                                                                              Whitehaven AFC        ESF Festival of Football                                       Jody Price    ESF Festival of Football
                                                                                                                                                              Jul 6                                                                                May 19

A brilliant day at the @ESF_Football Grand Finale and another great              Thank you @ESF_Football we had a brilliant day @StGeorgesPark
experience for the boys... @mapfootball                                             Runners up
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Racheal Nevin      ESF Festival of Football          PLAYR    ESF Festival of Football                    KHFC ESF Festival of Football
May 22                                               Apr 15                                               May 21




                                                                                                                                                               A superb achievement today from our U11s boys, winning the
                                                                                                                                                               @ESF_Football Grand Finale at St George's park, ending the day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   This girl has had an amazing weekend making memories with
                                                                                                                                                               undefeated with two tight draws with Alvechurch FC & Billericay Town &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   some of her favourite people, whilst doing what she loves!
                                                                                                                                                               wins against Welling United and AFC Droylsden! Well done!!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   #girlsfootball #thisgirlcan #footballtour
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   #footballtournament #butlins #ESF2019 #memories
                                                                                                         What a great weekend for the U12 KHFC team
                                                                                                         and parents, some great football and some
                                                                                                         great fun!! @ESF_Football @Butlins                    Ben Morgan      ESF Festival of Football               Forest Glade Lions U9 2018/19                            Sue Smith    ESF Festival of Football
                                                     Congratulations to Shea McCann of Cookstown                                                         24    May 18                                                 May 7                                                    May 6
                                                     Youth U14's who won the first ever 'PLAYR of
Proud Mumma x #ESF2019                               the Tournament Award'! Presented by special
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                                                     guest, Kyle Lafferty (Rangers & Northern
                                                                                                         Stuart Urpens     ESF Festival of Football
                                                     Ireland striker). Welcome to
                                                                                                  16     May 19
                                                     Team PLAYR, Shea!
Hamble Club Youth PAN DISABILITY
May 21
                                                     Zoe ESF Festival of Football
                                                     May 7


                                                                                                                                                                                                                      What a brilliant event @ESF_Football
                                                                                                                                                              This is what it’s all about! The kids are really        Bognor. Our families had an amazing time
                                                                                                                                                              enjoying it           @fc_hutton and                    together. Football was superb and have nothing          Great day @ESF_Football in @Butlins
                                                                                                                                                              @brtfcacademy showing great sportsmanship               but great things to say about @Butlins                  yesterday with these two lovely people
                                                                                                                                                              with the two captains exchanging keepsakes               #welovedeverysecond @ForestGladeFC                     @CaseyStoney lots of talented footballers
                                                                                                         Unlucky @suttonunited U11’s beaten 5-4                                                                       @EssexCountyFA @echoleague
                                                      So proud, U10s @HitchinBelles were runners                                                              before the game             @ESF_Football                                                                       on show! What an excellent
What a weekend at the @ESF_Football                                                                      on pens in the final after a 2-2 draw against
                                                      up at the @ESF_Football festival. They                                                                                                                   25                                                     18      tournament!                                 104
inclusive football festival at Butlins Bognor                                                            Welling United! Not to be this year but a
Regis. Only to be presented our trophys by            all played so well with some truly magical         fantastic tournament keep your heads up boys
these 3 amazing people @suesmith8                     moments, not to mention the memories they          you’ve been brilliant and made a lot of friends!!
                                                      have created spending 3 nights together.
@CaseyStoney and this legend
@piresrobert7 Thank You                               Loved meeting @suesmith8 @CaseyStoney
                                                                                                         Brilliant time thank you @ESF_Football
                                                                                                                          #ESF2019
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HOW TO BOOK, TOURNAMENT DETAILS AND T&C’S
HOW TO BOOK                                                                                                                               TROPHIES & AWARDS                                                     ACCOMMODATION                                                         INSURANCE                                                              EVENT CANCELLATION/CURTAILMENT
1. Make a Provisional Booking - Call ESF Events and,                                                                                      All players will receive a quality trophy as a memento of ESF         IMPORTANT: Accommodation for your whole party,                        The 2020 ESF Festival of Football is covered for ‘Public               In the unusual event that there are insufficient entries in an age
subject to availability, we will reserve your club a place for 2                                                                          2020. There are also individual awards for the full squad of          including players, families, coaches and supporters, must             Liability’ insurance by ESF Events Ltd. However, this does not         group to go ahead with the event, ESF Events will attempt
weeks free of charge.                                              We’re proud to support the NSPCC at ESF 2020. £5 will be               the winners and runners-up, and a Champions trophy for the            be booked through ESF Events. If members of your party                cover individual teams or ‘person to person’ public liability,         to offer a suitable alternative for your team. If there is not an
                                                                   donated to NSPCC (Registered Charity Numbers 216401 and                winning team in each age group. The ESF Fair Play Awards              book alternative accommodation, which is not through                  personal accident or injury whilst attending the festival. We          alternative option which is acceptable for your group, and
2. Register Your Team/Club - Complete and return the                                                                                      and Golden Ball Award are presented in each age group,                ESF Events, the team will not be permitted to participate
                                                                   SC037717) for each team that registers to participate in ESF                                                                                                                                                       strongly recommend that all participating teams, if they are           you wish to cancel your booking, Team/Club Registration
Team Registration Form (page 29) with the appropriate Team/                                                                               alongside the prestigious PLAYR of the torunament award.              in ESF 2020.
                                                                   2020. To date, over £35,000 has been donated to the NSPCC                                                                                                                                                          not already covered, take out insurance cover for these risks.         Fee and any accommodation payments made by your group
Club Registration Fee, or call ESF Events on 01664 566360          through this scheme.
to register your team over the phone. You will then be                                                                                    PLEASE NOTE: In accordance with the Scottish Youth                    The only exception to this is ‘local’ teams who are invited to        We also strongly recommend all members of your party take              will be refunded in full. Whilst every effort will be made to
emailed a Confirmation of Booking. Please note, Team/Club                                                                                 Football Association rules, all age sections at the ESF 2020          participate in the festival to ensure the best possible format in     out appropriate holiday insurance.                                     complete all scheduled fixtures at the festival, ESF Events
                                                                   PLAYER REGISTRATION                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       cannot be held responsible for the curtailment of a festival
Registration Fees are non-refundable for teams who cancel                                                                                 festivals in Ayr will be played on a friendly, round robin basis,     each age group.                                                       CANCELLATION
                                                                   All teams will be required to complete a Player Registration                                                                                                                                                                                                                              due to adverse weather conditions or the decision of other
their booking.                                                                                                                            and results will not be recorded. All players will receive            Once the club is registered, for teams attending festivals at         If you cancel your accomodation booking due to illness,
                                                                   Form, which includes the full name and date of birth of each
                                                                                                                                          a quality participation trophy from a football celebrity to           Butlin’s, ESF Events will email the Group Leader a unique             accident or change of circumstances, and if you have taken             teams to withdraw from the festival.
3. Book Accommodation - Once the club is registered,               player to be registered for ESF. These forms will be verified
                                                                                                                                          celebrate the achievements of all the children. Due to this           accommodation booking link for your team. Group Leaders               insurance cover, payments for accommodation arising from
for teams attending festivals at Butlin’s, ESF Events will         by your club secretary to confirm that all details are correct.
                                                                                                                                          ruling, teams attending the ESF 2020 festivals in Ayr cannot          can simply forward this email to the parents in your group,                                                                                  DATA PROTECTION
email the Group Leader a unique accommodation booking              The ESF committee will retain a copy of this form in the event                                                                                                                                                     the cancellation may be covered. Team/Club Registration Fee
                                                                                                                                          qualify for the ESF Grand Finale.                                     who can then book accommodation for their family/friends                                                                                     ESF Events will use the personal information that you provide to
link for your team. Group Leaders can simply forward this          that it should be necessary to follow up a query about a                                                                                                                                                           payments made to ESF Events will not be refunded for teams
                                                                   player’s age. Teams are also required to bring either league                                                                                 on the ESF Events section of the Butlin’s website, through the        who cancel their booking. To cancel your team booking,                 process your booking and provide your tour. We may also need
email to the parents in your group, who can then book                                                                                     ESF GRAND FINALE
                                                                   registration documents or appropriate identification (copy                                                                                   unique accommodation booking link. For teams attending                you must email ESF Events at info@footballfestivals.co.uk to           to pass your information to third party service providers such as
accommodation for their family/friends on the ESF Events                                                                                  The ESF Grand Finale is an invitation only event which is free of
                                                                   of passport or birth certificate) for all players to the festival as                                                                         the Ayr festivals, the Group Leader will be emailed an                                                                                       Butlin’s and Haven. The Group Leader for each booking has the
section of the Butlin’s website, through the accommodation                                                                                charge to participating teams. A £200 deposit is required from                                                                              notify us.
                                                                   proof of age.                                                                                                                                accommodation booking form to book units for your whole                                                                                      authority to discuss all accommodation bookings made under
booking link. For teams attending the Ayr festivals, the                                                                                  all teams to confirm their attendance. This deposit payment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                party. Your party will be given an accommodation booking                                                                                     the team booking with ESF Events and representatives from the
Group Leader will be emailed an accommodation booking                                                                                     will be refunded to all teams who attend the Finale, but is non-                                                                            If you’ve taken out Butlin’s Holiday Protection and need to
                                                                   AGE QUALIFICATION DATES                                                                                                                      deadline by ESF Events, which is normally 3 weeks after your                                                                                 holiday centres if required. It is the Group Leaders responsibility
                                                                                                                                          refundable to teams who, after confirming their attendance, do                                                                              cancel your break, you’ll need to call Butlin’s Customer Care
form to book units for your whole party. Your party will be                                                                                                                                                     Team/Club Registration has been accepted. A deposit of £30                                                                                   to inform all other members of your party what information you
                                                                                                                                          not attend. Due to the limited spectator areas and facilities at                                                                            team on 0330 100 6659 (calls charged at standard national
given an Accommodation Booking Deadline by ESF Events,             ENGLISH VENUES                                                                                                                               per person is required to book accommodation. The final                                                                                      are providing, and what we may use it for.
                                                                                                                                          St George’s Park, a maximum of 2 additional guests (adults or                                                                               rate) as soon as you can. If you have not taken Butlin’s Holiday
which is normally 3 weeks after your Team/Club Registration        At venues under the jurisdiction of the English FA, the                                                                                      balance for accommodation will be due no later than 8 weeks
                                                                                                                                          children) will be permitted to attend the ESF Grand Finale with                                                                             Protection and you cancel your break, Butlin’s will not issue a
has been accepted. A deposit of £30 per person is                  following age qualifications apply. Boys and girls are                                                                                       before the festival take place.                                                                                                              FORCE MAJEUR
                                                                                                                                          each participating child. The festival is played on 3G pitches at                                                                           refund and you will need to claim back through your holiday
required to book accommodation. The final balance for              permitted to play together in all age groups.                                                                                                Accommodation will be allocated on a first-come first-served                                                                                 We do not accept liability for any loss, damage or expense
                                                                                                                                          St George's Park.
accommodation will be due no later than 8 weeks before                                                                                                                                                          basis. All sizes and grades of accommodation are subject              insurance provider.                                                    arising from a change or cancellation to your tour which occurs
the festival takes place.                                             AGE GROUP         BORN ON OR AFTER          BORN BEFORE             WATCH OUT-SCOUTS ABOUT                                                to availability. If you select a particular size or grade of                                                                                 due to unusual or unforeseeable circumstances beyond our
                                                                                                                                          Scouts from some of the biggest clubs in the UK have been             accommodation which is no longer available, you will be                                                                                      control and that of our suppliers. Such events would include,
IMPORTANT: Accommodation for your whole party,                             U14                1 Sep ‘05              1 Sep ‘07                                                                                                                                                        BUTLIN’S CANCELLATION CHARGES:                                         for example, war, threat of war, riots, civil strife, pandemics,
                                                                                                                                          spotted at ESF. These include Arsenal, Manchester Utd, Chelsea,       offered the nearest alternative. Accommodation will always
including players, families, coaches and supporters, must                                                                                                                                                                                                                             If you have Butlin’s Holiday Protection and you are cancelling         industrial disputes, terrorist activity, fire or adverse weather
                                                                           U13                1 Sep ‘06              1 Sep ‘08            Liverpool, Celtic, Newcastle, Leicester City, Spurs, Everton,         be available once your registration has been accepted,
be booked through ESF Events. If members of your party                                                                                    Manchester City and many more.                                                                                                              for sickness, redundancy, jury service or bereavement:                 conditions, natural or nuclear disaster, decisions of Football
                                                                           U12                1 Sep ‘07              1 Sep ‘09                                                                                  providing your party book their accommodation by their
book alternative accommodation, which is not through                                                                                                                                                            accommodation booking deadline, but we cannot guarantee               •T  wo days (48 hours) or more – Full refund minus a                  Associations or similar events beyond our control.
                                                                           U11                1 Sep ‘08              1 Sep ‘10            EXCHANGE OF PENNANTS
ESF Events, the team will not be permitted to participate                                                                                                                                                       your first choice of accommodation.                                     cancellation charge of £50 per accommodation unit and
                                                                           U10                1 Sep ‘09              1 Sep ‘11            Although not compulsory, it is customary for teams to                                                                                                                                                              COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE
in ESF 2020.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            cost of Butlin’s Holiday Protection
                                                                            U9                1 Sep ‘10              1 Sep ‘12            exchange a pennant or small memento before each game, in              UNOCCUPIED BEDS: In cases where a unit of                                                                                                    In the event that you experience problems with any element of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Two days (47 hours, 59 minutes) or less – 30% refund of your
FESTIVAL ITINERARY                                                          U8                1 Sep ‘11              1 Sep ‘13            keeping with the spirit of the festival.                              accommodation is booked leaving unoccupied beds, a full                                                                                      your tour, you must advise the ESF Events festival organisers on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        total holiday cost and cost of Butlin’s Holiday Protection
Friday: No football is played on the day of arrival, so teams               U7                1 Sep ‘12             1 Sep ‘13*                                                                                  subsidy will be charged. For example, if 3 people book a 4                                                                                   resort in writing, so that we can attempt to resolve the problem
                                                                                                                                          CHILD PROTECTION & SAFEGUARDING
can relax and get settled into their accommodation (check in                                                                                                                                                    berth unit of accommodation, they would have to pay for 4                                                                                    at once. If the problem cannot be resolved at the festival, we
                                                                                                                                          ESF Events support the Football Association’s Child Protection                                                                              If you have Butlin’s Holiday Protection and you are cancelling
from 4pm) and enjoy the evening’s entertainment. A briefing        *In accordance with FA rules, once a player has turned 6 years                                                                               people.                                                                                                                                      will ask your Group Leader or nominated Coaches to complete
                                                                   of age they will be permitted to participate in the U7 age             & Safeguarding policies and acknowledge our responsibility                                                                                  for any other reason:
meeting for Group Leaders & Coaches will take place on                                                                                                                                                          Infants under the age of 2 years, who go free if you bring                                                                                   a complaint form, following which ESF Events will undertake a
                                                                   section at ESF 2020.                                                   to safeguard the welfare of every child and young person
Friday evening at 8pm.                                                                                                                                                                                          along your own cot, do not count towards the occupancy of             •5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6 days or more – Full refund minus a cancellation charge            full investigation on your return from the festival. If you fail to take
                                                                                                                                          attending the festival. ESF Events are committed to working
                                                                                                                                                                                                                a unit. At all Butlin’s resorts you can hire a cot for a fee of £10    of £50 per accommodation unit and cost of Butlin’s Holiday            either of these steps, it will affect our ability to investigate your
Saturday & Sunday: There’s an electric atmosphere                                                                                         to provide a safe environment for all children. For a copy
                                                                   SCOTTISH VENUE                                                                                                                               (linen is not provided) or pay a supplement of £35 if an infant        Protection                                                            complaint and may impact the way your complaint is dealt with.
around the pitches as the action starts and ESF kicks off. All                                                                            of the ‘Child Protection and Practice Handbook’ call the
                                                                   At the ESF 2020 festivals in Ayr, the following age                                                                                          under 2 sleeps in a bed. At Haven Craig Tara you can hire a cot       •5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5-43 days – 70% refund minus a cancellation charge of               In the event of any dispute arising between us, the dispute will be
teams will play group stage matches on both days. Where                                                                                   FA/NSPCC Child Protection Hotline on 0808 800 5000.
                                                                   qualifications apply in accordance with SYFA rules and                                                                                       for a fee of £7 (linen is not provided).                               £50 per accommodation unit and cost of Butlin’s Holiday               governed by the laws of England under the exclusive jurisdiction
required, play off matches will take place following the                                                                                  All ESF tournament organisers are DBS checked. The ESF
                                                                   regulations. Boys and girls are permitted to play together in                                                                                                                                                       Protection                                                            of the English courts. Complaint forms must be submitted in
group stages. The celebrity presentation will take place on                                                                               Safeguarding & Welfare Policy can be viewed on the ESF App.           For full Terms & Conditions of the holiday centres and
                                                                   all age groups.                                                                                                                                                                                                    •4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2-29 days – 50% refund minus a cancellation charge of               writing within 28 days of the festival.
the Sunday evening.                                                                                                                                                                                             full details of accommodation and facilities, please refer
                                                                                                                                          REFEREES                                                                                                                                     £50 per accommodation unit and cost of Butlin’s Holiday               ESF Events cannot be held responsible for:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                to www.butlins.com and www.haven.com and the ESF
Monday: No football is played on the Monday. Teams                           AGE GROUP                     BORN ON OR AFTER               Independent, qualified referees are appointed for all festival                                                                               Protection
                                                                                                                                                                                                                accommodation booking information, which is emailed to                                                                                       •T
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               he conduct, behaviour and actions of other teams
therefore have the option of travelling home on the Sunday                                                                                matches. They are paid match fees by ESF Events and are                                                                                     •2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8-8 days – 10% refund minus a cancellation charge of
                                                                                  U12                           1 Jan ‘08                                                                                       Group Leaders. By registering for ESF 2020 all members of                                                                                     attending ESF 2020.
evening or Monday. Check Out is 10am on Monday but you                                                                                    accommodated free of charge, with meals provided on a half                                                                                   £50 per accommodation unit and cost of Butlin’s Holiday
                                                                                  U11                           1 Jan ‘09                                                                                       your group accept the T&C's of booking as detailed at                                                                                        •T
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               he decision of teams not to fulfil a scheduled fixture at the
do not have to leave the resort until Midday, so there’s time                                                                             board basis.
                                                                                  U10                           1 Jan ‘10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                www.butlins.com and www.haven.com.                                     Protection                                                             festival.
for a final trip to the Swimming Pool or the Funfair.                                                                                     LOCAL TEAMS                                                                                                                                 •7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        days or less – no refund
                                                                                  U9                            1 Jan ‘11                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Loss of property and damage to property/vehicles at the
                                                                                                                                          Teams from the local area where the festivals are staged are          ACCOMMODATION DEPOSITS & FINAL BALANCE
                                                                                  U8                            1 Jan ‘12                                                                                                                                                             HAVEN CANCELLATION CHARGES:                                              holiday centre or festival pitch venue. Vehicles are driven to
FESTIVAL RULES, FIXTURES & FINAL BRIEFING                                                                                                 permitted to apply for entry by returning the Team Registration       Accommodation deposits at all venues are £30 per person.
A full final briefing email will be sent to the Group Leaders                                                                                                                                                   The final balance will be due no later than 56 days before the        •5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6 days or more – Full refund minus deposits                           and parked at festival venues at the owners risk.
                                                                   SPECIAL DISPENSATION: At the ESF festivals in Ayr,                     Form. However, we cannot guarantee a place in the festival until
of all participating teams 7-10 days before the festival takes     where National Associations employ different age group                 the numbers of touring teams are finalised in each age group. At      festival takes place.                                                 •5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5-43 days – 60% refund
place. The final briefing will include fixtures, schedules                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   FINANCIAL PROTECTION
                                                                   qualification dates (i.e. 1st September as per the English FA),        this stage, if additional teams are required in a given age group                                                                           •4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2-29 days – 40% refund
                                                                                                                                                                                                                DINING PLANS AT BUTLIN’S RESORTS                                                                                                             All payments made to ESF Events Ltd are
and the festival rules, which have been sanctioned by the          their domestic age group will be accepted. Therefore an                for the good of the festival, applications from local teams will be                                                                         •2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8 days or less – 0% refund
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Half Board Dining Plans at Butlin’s include breakfast and                                                                                    fully protected. ESF Events are members of
appropriate National Football Association. At this stage, the      English U12 team would play in the U12 section at the ESF              accepted on a first-come first-served basis.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                evening meal. Evening meal is included on the day of arrival,                                                                                ABTOT – The Association of Bonded Travel
ESF App will also go live displaying all festival fixtures.        festivals in Ayr.
                                                                                                                                          ESF WRISTBANDS                                                        but not if you arrive after the restaurant is closed. Breakfast is    BEHAVIOUR & CONDUCT WHILE ON TOUR:                                     Organisers Trust.
QUALIFICATION/ELIGIBILITY FOR ESF                                                                                                         You will be allocated one wristband for each member of                included on the day of departure. Meal times are scheduled            It is a condition of participation in ESF 2020 that you agree to       The Association of Bonded Travel Organisers
                                                                   MAXIMUM SQUAD SIZES
All teams attending ESF must be affiliated to a County,                                                                                   your party booked through ESF Events. Please be aware that            so they don’t clash with your fixtures and you’ll save 20% by         accept the authority and decisions of the ESF festival organisers      Trust Limited (ABTOT) provides financial
                                                                   In 5-a-side age sections, a maximum of 5 substitutes can be
Area or School Football Association. Centre of Excellence                                                                                 people without a wristband will not be able to participate in         booking in advance compared to the on Resort cost.                    in attendance at the festival. It is the responsibility of the Group   protection under the Package Travel, Package
                                                                   listed in a playing squad. In 7-a-side, 9-a-side and 11-a-side
and Academy teams affiliated to professional clubs and                                                                                    the festival, attend the presentation ceremony or enter evening                                                                             Leader and adults in the party to ensure the behaviour of all          Holidays and Package Tours Regulations
                                                                   age sections, a maximum of 7 substitutes can be listed in a
                                                                                                                                          entertainment venues at the holiday centres.                          CASHBACK AT HAVEN CRAIG TARA, AYR                                     members of your party is acceptable at all times at the festival.      1992 for ESF Events Ltd, and in the event of their insolvency,
‘representative’ sides are not permitted to enter ESF              playing squad.
2020. Please contact ESF Events before registering                                                                                                                                                              Put the following number of people in an accommodation unit           The ESF Code of Conduct will be forwarded to all Group                 protection is provided for the following:
if you have any questions regarding the eligibility of             GUEST PLAYERS                                                          PHOTOGRAPHS                                                           and get Cashback from ESF Events at the ESF festival in Ayr.          Leaders prior to the festival. This Code of Conduct must be            1. non-flight packages commencing in and returning to the
your team(s). In accordance with FA rules, boys who                Teams are permitted to register a maximum of two ‘guest                By registering your team(s), you are also agreeing that ESF                                                                                 accepted and adhered to by all members of your party whilst               UK;
are currently registered with an FA Premier League or              players’ for the festival. ‘Guest players’ are players who are         Events may, if appropriate, use any photographs taken by               Number of People                                                     in attendance at the festival. In extreme cases of unacceptable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      7                  8                                                                                   2. non-flight packages commencing and returning to a
                                                                   not currently registered with your club. They must produce             the event photographers at ESF 2020 of individual players              in unit
Football League Academy, and girls who are registered                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 behaviour, the Holiday Centre Management & ESF Events                     country other than the UK;
with a Regional Talent Club, are not permitted to                  documentary evidence to your club secretary to prove that they         or teams, in the ESF Festival of Football marketing literature,        CASHBACK per unit                   £50               £100           reserve the right to terminate a holiday whereby part or all of
                                                                   are the correct age and they must bring these documents with           website and advertising. If you would not like photography                                                                                                                                                         3. flight inclusive packages that commence outside of the UK,
participate in ESF 2020.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              a team may be required to leave the premises without refund.
                                                                   them to the festival.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        which are sold to customers outside of the UK;
                                                                                                                                          of your players or teams to be used for this purpose for any                                                                                Clubs will be charged for any damages caused by members
TEAM/CLUB REGISTRATION FEES                                                                                                               reason, you must notify ESF Events via email prior to the festival    FREE PLACES                                                                                                                                  4. accommodation only bookings;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      of their party. Misconduct while at the holiday centre, or at the
5-a-side = £99 per team (inc. VAT)                                 PITCH LOCATIONS & TRANSPORT                                            taking place.                                                         All teams will qualify for one free place for every 25 paying
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      festival itself, may also be reported to the appropriate Area or       1, 2, 3 and 4 provides for a refund in the event
7-a-side = £139 per team (inc. VAT)                                The festival fixtures are played at venues within a close proximity                                                                          guests booked in your party, to the value of the cheapest
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      National Governing Body by ESF Events, for further disciplinary        you have not yet travelled. 1 and 3 provides for repatriation.
9-a-side = £159 per team (inc. VAT)                                of the holiday centres. Teams are responsible for organising their     EVENT ORGANISERS                                                      grade of accommodation booked by the members of your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      action to be taken as deemed appropriate.                              Please note that bookings made
11-a-side = £189 per team (inc. VAT)                               own transport to and from the pitches whilst at the festival. At the   The ESF Festival of Football is organised and staged by ESF           party. Free places will be deducted from your final balance or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             outside the UK are only protected by ABTOT
                                                                   Ayr festival, there is an ESF bus service between the Holiday Park     Events Ltd (Company Registration Number 7695303).                     refunded by ESF Events.                                               BROCHURE ACCURACY
Or Club Registration fee (unlimited teams)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   when purchased directly with ESF Events Ltd.
                                                                   and the football pitches for which weekend passes are available to                                                                                                                                                 To the best of our knowledge, all information in this brochure
= £399 (inc. VAT)                                                                                                                         Registered Address: ESF Events Ltd, 18A Park Lane, Melton             ADULT TO CHILD RATIOS                                                                                                                        Only contracts made with ESF Events Limited as a principal
                                                                   purchase for £5 per person.                                                                                                                                                                                        is accurate at the time of print. Please be aware that there
Team/Club Registration fees are non-refundable                                                                                            Mowbray, Leics, LE13 0PT                                              There is a minimum adult to child ratio of 1 to 2 at all Butlin’s                                                                            operator of the bookings will be covered by ABTOT. Bookings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      may be occasions when the facilities listed in this brochure
should you cancel your booking.                                                                                                           Tel: 01664 566360. Email: info@esfevents.co.uk                        resorts and 1 to 3 at Haven. At least one responsible adult over                                                                             with, and payments made directly to, Butlin’s are not covered
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      are modified or unavailable due to factors beyond our control.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                the age of 21 must occupy each unit of accommodation.                                                                                        by ABTOT.




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