Date of Event: 03/06/2017

Bearsted FC Tournament 3rd and 4th June 2017

Dear Club Secretary/Team Manager
Bearsted Football Club has pleasure in inviting teams from your Club to attend our Festival of Football on the
weekend of 3
rd & 4
th June 2017 at The Sports Ground, Honey Lane, Otham, ME15 8RG.
The tournament will be 11-a-side (max 16 players per team) for the following age groups:
U12s, U13s, U14s, U15s.
The tournament will be 9-a-side (max 14 players per team) for the following age groups:
U10s & U11s.
The tournament will be 7-a-side (max 12 players per team) for the following age groups:
U8s & U9s.
Saturday 3
rd June 2017 AM, 11-a-side tournament – U13s
9-a-side tournament – U10s
Saturday 3
rd June 2017 PM, 11-a-side tournament – U14s
9-a-side tournament – U11s
Sunday 4
th June 2017 AM, 11-a-side tournament – U15s & U12s
7-a-side tournament – U9s
Sunday 4
th June 2017 PM, 7-a-side tournament – U8s
An opportunity for you to play full side games at a Tournament in preparation for your
forthcoming season
The age groups will be as at 2016/17 season. Please note under FA Rule 4(a)(i) that a player who had not
attained the age of 6 as of midnight on 31 August 2015 is not eligible to play in this tournament.
If you wish to enter a team / teams please complete the attached form and return it as soon as possible, as
team spaces will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Closing date for entries is 30th April 2017.
The entry fees for the Festival are £30 per team for the 7-a-side tournament, £40 per team for the 9-a-side
tournament and £60 per team for the 11-a-side tournament.
Cheques should be made payable to Bearsted FC and sent to the Tournament Organiser; further
information regarding the Football Festival will be sent to you by email during May 2017.
We thank you for your support and look forward to seeing teams from your club at the tournament.

Directions on the day.
Could all Teams participating in our Tournament, please make your way to the ground via Sutton Road, Maidstone or Willington Street, Spot Lane way.
They will both lead you into Church Lane and you will avoid the single Lanes through Otham, which will cause serious congestion and a lot of reversing.

Simon Nixon
Tournament Organiser – Bearsted FC
The Orchard House, Chart rd, Sutton Valence, Maidstone. ME17 3AW