- 01/11/2015 - FESTIVAL REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
GSC International Youth Football Festival Sponsor
Giffnock Soccer Centre are delighted to announce that The Kitchen Depot will be the Main Sponsor for our fourth International Youth Football Festival.
New Social Media for 2015 Festival
The Giffnock SC Festival App
Please click for HERE more information
Team registration forms can be downloaded HERE ready to be handed into Administration area (situated at Norwood).
Only one form need to cover the Saturday and Sunday
11-A-Side Team Line / Game Sheets
The Team Line / Game sheets can be downloaded HERE and a copy should be handed to the referee before the Kick Off.
Complete ALL players in the squad for the game and tick the starting 11.
The referee will then mark down when substitutes come onto the field
11-A-Side Tournament Rules
The tornament rules can be found and downloaded HERE
The 4th Giffnock Soccer Centre International Youth Football Festival Sponsored by The Kitchen Depot has been registered with the SYFA and all permits for visiting teams can now be applied for.
Giffnock Soccer Centre Football Festival Comittee
Important Parking Information and How To Get Here
Click on the picture below to find out about our new Parking Regulations and for directions to the venues.
4s, 7s AND GIRLS TEAMS ~ NETHERPOLLOK YELLOW CAR PARK
Parking for 4s, 7s and Girls teams will ONLY available at NETHERPOLLOK (G41 4AP) off Haggs Road.
(FOLLOW YELLOW DIRECTIONAL SIGNS)
11S TEAMS ~ CARTHA RED CAR PARK
Parking for 11s teams will ONLY available at CARTHA RUGBY CLUB (G41 4SN) off Haggs Road.
(FOLLOW RED DIRECTIONAL SIGNS)
ALL AGE GROUPS REGISTRATION STATUS
PLEASE NOTE: Although age groups may state that they are full, Registrations as Reserve Teams can still be made (no payment required at this point).
Cost for Participating Team
11's - £140
7's - £90
4's - £50
Girls - £20 (Under 9s)
Girls - £30 (Older Age Groups)
Adult Disability - £20
1998 ~ FULL / CLOSED
1999 ~ FULL / CLOSED
2000 ~ FULL / CLOSED
2001 ~ FULL / CLOSED
2002 ~ FULL / CLOSED
2003 ~ FULL / CLOSED
2004 ~ FULL / CLOSED
2005 ~ FULL / CLOSED
2006 ~ FULL / CLOSED
2007 ~ Open (2 SPACES)
2008 ~ Open (8 SPACES)
U9 ~ FULL / CLOSED
U11 ~ FULL / CLOSED
U13 ~ FULL / CLOSED
U15 ~ Open (3 SPACES)
ADULT DISABILITY (1 SPACE)
Band C - Open
Band D - Open
Welcome to Giffnock Soccer Centre's
4th International Youth Football Festival
Sponsored by The Kitchen Depot
Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th June 2015
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 200 unpaid volunteer coaches.
Giffnock SC normally enters 3 or 4 teams for each primary age group in the ERSDA leagues.
The remaining primary children receive coaching from our SFA certificated volunteers at our Soccer Academy, which run throughout the year.
Giffnock SC continues through to S5/6 and beyond onto Amateur Football with our teams competing in various leagues including Glasgow and District (formerly the Scottish Amateur), Paisley Johnstone and District and East Kilbride Youth league. Typically, we will have anything from 1 to 3 teams at each secondary age group.
To find out more about your Festival hosts and what we do, click on the video links below.
Scottish Football Partnership
Giffnock Soccer Centre Project
Scottish FA Quality Mark Case Study
Giffnock Soccer Centre
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 Fourth International Youth Football Festival being held on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th of June 2015.
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.
The Girls and Disability / ASN Football matches will be played on Lochinch's 3G pitch.
Another 6 x 11-a-side, 6 x 7-a-side 4 x 4-a-sides grass pitches will be availablke for Boys football.
Each day, Giffnock SC will provide Catering in and around the playing fields with BBQs, Ice Cream, Sweets and Refreshment stalls - please click the link here for more details
There will be additional catering facilities available within the Lochinch and Cartha clubhouses.
This will be accompanied all day by family entertainment.
Parking will only be available at Cartha (Red Car Park for 11-a-side) and Netherpollok (Yellow Car Park for 4s, 7s and Girls) near to the venue for a small cost of £3.00 per day, which will include an Official Programme. If returning for a second day, parking will cost £2.00 if displaying a 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 Chairman and Football Festival Director).