- 19/10/2013 - PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR 2014
GSC International Youth Football Festival Sponsor
For the Third year running, Giffnock Soccer Centre are delighted to announce that SecuriGroup will once again be our Main Sponsor for the International Youth Football Festival.
Giffnock Soccer Centre are delighted to be involved with SecuriGroup once again.
ALL AGE GROUPS ARE NOW OPEN
2004 and 2005 Already Full - although we will accept reserve registrations
Cost for Participating Team
11's - £130
7's - £80
4's - £40
Girls - TBC
1997 ~ OPEN
1998 ~ OPEN
1999 ~ OPEN
2000 ~ OPEN
2001 ~ OPEN
2002 ~ OPEN
2003 ~ OPEN
2004 ~ FULL
2005 ~ FULL
2006 ~ OPEN
2007 ~ OPEN
GIRLS ~ OPEN
Welcome to Giffnock Soccer Centre's
3rd International Youth Football Festival
Sponsored by SecuriGroup
Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th May 2014
Lochinch / Cartha / Norwood Playing Fields
Within Pollok Country Park
From 08:30 to 17:00
A Great Day Out For All The Family
ABOUT YOUR FESTIVAL HOSTS
GIFFNOCK SOCCER CENTRE (Giffnock SC) was founded in 1995 by a group of dads keen to teach their children the rudiments of football in a safe and fun environment.
The club, voted SFA Best Community Footbal Club for 2013, is now one of the biggest of its type in the country with nearly 1000 boys and girls currently at the club.
We are a registered charity and are entirely run by around 160 unpaid volunteer coaches.
At primary age level we have around 450 kids, many of who play in one of our 4 and 7-a-side teams participating in the (ERSDA) set up.
Giffnock SC normally enters 3 or 4 teams for each primary age group in the ERSDA leagues.
The remaining primary kids receive coaching from our SFA certificated volunteers at our Soccer Centres, which run throughout the year.
Giffnock SC continues through to S5/6 and beyond with our teams competing in various leagues including Glasgow and District (formerly the Scottish Amateur), Paisley and District and East Kilbride Youth league. Typically, we have 1 or 2 teams for each secondary age group.
To find out more about your Festival hosts and what we do, click on the video link below.
ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FOOTBALL FESTIVAL
Participants from SCOTLAND, DENMARK & ENGLAND, First Class Organisation and an Excellent Playing Schedule are the basis for Giffnock Soccer Centre’s Third International Youth Football Festival being held on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th of May 2014.
This event is for all the family and is sure to provide a friendly atmosphere, hospitality and superb organisation. The festival will be staged within the beautiful surroundings of the award winning Pollok Country Park in the south side of Glasgow and promises to have a packed programme, with non-stop football on excellent pitches together with plenty of additional activities that we hope will create a special family atmosphere.
The address for the event is:
Pollok Country Park
A printable map and directions can be accessed by clicking on this link
The club house and sports facilities will be split between the Lochinch Complex, Cartha and Norwood Playing Fields, all within Pollok Country Park.
Football matches will be played on Lochinch's brand new 3G pitch plus another 5 x 11-a-side grass pitches, 8 x 7-a-side grass pitches and a number of pitches also available for the 4-a-sides games.
Each day, Giffnock SC will provide catering in and around the playing fields with BBQs, Ice Cream, Sweets and Refreshment stalls.
This will be accompanied by all day family entertainment.
There will be additional catering facilities available within the Lochinch and Cartha clubhouses.
Parking will only be available at Netherpollok near to the venue for a small cost of £3.00 per day, which will include an Official Programme.
Programmes will be sold for £2.00 in and around the football venues
A Shuttle Bus Service will run from the Car Parking area to each of the football venues.
Festival memento for all players (4 & 7 a-side only)
Winners Cup per category (11-a-side only)
Winners and runners-up – 18 medals per team (11-a-side only)
Plate Trophy per category (11-a-side only)
Winners and runners up – 18 medals per team (11-a-side only)
PROGRAMME FOR TRAVELLING TEAMS
For those traveling teams arriving on the Thursday or Friday a club representative will agree a meeting place & time to welcome teams and provide festival information.
If there has been a request made prior to arrival for an area to carry out a training session you will be informed where this can be carried out.
We will provide you with the size of balls required for your age group along with bibs, cones etc.
This has been arranged and all travelling teams have been made aware of the various options.
If you require any further information, please contact Neal Ewing.
We look forward to another exciting festival of football as well as making new friends and meeting up with some old acquaintances.
If you require any further information please contact Joe McKerns (Giffnock SC Football Festival Director).