Details of 2 Day Football Tournament 25th and 26th May 2002 and how to enter.
Bridlington Town AFC
Bridlington Town Junior Football Club
(FA Affiliation No 2319)
Bridlington is situated 18 miles below Scarborough on the East Yorkshire coast with 2 golden beaches and surrounded by magnificent countryside.Bridlington Town Junior Football club was formed in April 2000 featuring 2 teams (Blues and Whites under 10’s) playing in the East Yorkshire Junior Football League.Finishing 4th and 5th in the league with the Blues reaching a cup final in which they eventually lost 2-0 we considered our first season to be a success.
This year both teams have moved up into the under 11’s league and are hoping to go one better than last season.
Bridlington Town AFC of which we are a part play their football in the Northern Counties East Football League with a ground in Bridlington featuring a full size pitch, stand and clubhouse complete with kitchen and bar.
This is the first year we have put on a junior tournament featuring teams from around the country although we do stage local one-day and floodlit junior tournaments at our Queensgate ground.
We are looking for 16 teams under 11’s (players must be under 11years of age on 1st September 2001) to compete for the Bridlington Challenge Junior Football Cup.
All games will be played to Mini Soccer rules (7-aside) with goals being 12ft x 6ft and pitches being 60 yards x 40 yards.
The tournament will be played over 2 days with 16 teams playing in 4 leagues of 4.
All 4 teams in each league will play each other with the winner of each league progressing through to the semi-finals.
All league games will be 20 Minutes each way with 3 points for a win 2 points for a score draw and 1 point for a no score draw.
Semi-Finals will be 25 minutes each way with 5 minutes each way extra time should the scores be level after 50 minutes.
Penalties will take place to see which team progresses through to the final should the score be level after extra time.
The Final will be 25 minutes each way with 5 minutes each way extra time should the scores be level after 50 minutes.
Penalties will take place to see which team wins the tournament should the score be level after extra time.
A full set of rules and game times etc will be posted to all participating teams during March of next year.
It is proposed to commence the league section on the Saturday concluding Sunday morning with the semi-finals and final being played Sunday afternoon.
On the Saturday evening Bridlington Town AFC will hold a disco and buffet for the competing teams to relax and enjoy the hospitality of Bridlington.
Entry fee for the tournament will be £20 per team, which will be used to purchase trophies and medals and to include the cost of the disco and buffet.
The winners of the tournament will receive the Bridlington Challenge Junior Football Trophy to be held for 1 year with each of winning team players receiving an individual medal.
The losing finalists will receive a runner up trophy to be held for 1 year with each of team players receiving an individual medal.
A third trophy will be awarded as a ‘Fair Play Trophy’ awarded to the team who the referee’s consider to be team with the best attitude both on and off the pitch.
We envisage the tournament presentations to take place around 4-5pm on the Sunday afternoon in the clubhouse.
Throughout the weekend there will be qualified First Aiders on hand within the ground.
Individuals who have a full understanding of the rules of junior football will referee all games.
Accommodation for the Friday/Saturday nights can be provided through one of the many Bed and Breakfast guesthouses to be found in and around Bridlington.
Should you wish to enter the Tournament then please complete the application form and return to the address shown at the earliest possible time.
Bridlington Town AFC Facilities
Capacity: 3000 – Main stand has 740 seats & 2 executive boxes with seats in front for home & away officials.
Pitch Dimensions: 331 feet (110.3 yards=99.3 Metres) In length by 219 feet (73 yards = 65.7METRES) wide.
Floodlights: 8 pylons with 3 lights each for total rating of approx 200 lux.
Refreshments: Available on match days inside the ground, the refreshments are usually served by Sally and Ann, and include pies, peas, chips, soup, coffee, tea etc.
Serving Mansfield Beers from June 1998. Open every evening from 7.00pm to 11.00pm. Also open 12 noon on Saturdays when there is a home fixture (otherwise 4.00pm) and open on Sundays 12 noon to 3.00pm and 7.00pm to 10.30 with various social events throughout the week including pool, darts (both men’s and ladies), quiz & bingo.
HOW TO GET TO QUEENSGATE: FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS BELOW
1. From the south (Hull, Beeford, Barmston) approach Bridlington on the A165, passing golf course on right and Broadacres Pub, Kingsmead Estate on left. Straight through traffic lights to roundabout by B&Q. Turn right. At traffic lights turn left and over the railway bridge. At roundabout bear left and carry on heading north up Quay Road. After traffic lights turn right into Queensgate. Ground is 800 yards up the road on the right.
2. From the south and west (Driffield, Hull, York) approach Bridlington on A614. (This was formally the A166 as shown on map) Straight on at traffic lights (Hospital on right) and follow the road round the bend. At roundabout straight across to mini roundabout and bear right (second exit) Follow road around to right and to traffic lights. Straight on. At next traffic lights (just after Kwikfit) turn left into Queensgate. Ground is 800 yards up the road on the right.
3. From the north (Scarborough) approach Bridlington (Esso garage on right) at roundabout turn left then at mini roundabout second exit. Follow road around to right and to traffic lights. Straight on. At next traffic lights (just after Kwikfit) turn left into Queensgate. Ground is 800 yards up the road on the right.
Should you wish to discuss the Tournament further 0r require details of how to enter I can be contacted on Telephone Number 01262-403129 after 6-00pm most evening or alternatively you can e-mail me at or visit our website and leave a message in the visitors book. (intheteam.com/bridtownblues)
We at Bridlington Town Football Club look forward to hosting the Tournament and to meeting our colleagues involved in junior football along with their players and families.