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Open Competitions for Spring Games 2018

Primary School Open Competitions - Thursday 12th April 2018
Secondary School Open Competitions - Friday 13th April 2018
9.30 arrive : 2.30pm depart

Somerset School Games is aiming to achieve - more and different young people taking part in the county final events. We are therefore encouraging schools to enter teams of children who haven't already taken part in a level 3 school games final.

The purpose of open competitions is to give more young people an opportunity to compete against other schools in the county at new or developing sports.

Open competitions can be entered at any time during the year. There are a set number of places available, so we would encourage schools to send their entries in early. Please see the individual sports for entry information.


Bookings for Open Competitions (not dance)
Go live on 11th December 2017 at 8am.

Open Event Bookings

Level 3 Open Events for Spring School Games 2018

Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2018 (15:00 - 16:00)

Location: Millfield School, North Road, Street, BA16 0YD

Open competitions for primary, secondary and special schools

Please use the following link to book for the open events (This link will not work until 11th December 2017 at 8am).

https://www.sasp.co.uk/events/2018/04/level-3-open-events-for-spring-school-games-2018


Dance

Dance auditions for primary aged children in any year group. Please see the entry information below.

The Group Entry Form must be emailed back to hbullock@sasp.co.uk, no later than Friday 16th March 2018


Hockey - Quicksticks Festival

This open competition is aimed at children in school years 4 - 6. Children do not need to have played hockey before, as coaching and rules of the game will be taught on the day.

The event will start with skill based hockey competitions - following the hockey level 1 primary challenge cards.

The organisers will then assess the skills and ability of each team during the level 1 competitions and organise quickstick matches into round robin competitions accordingly.

Players will need to wear shin pads and gum shields. Sticks can be provided if stated on your entry form.

Teams of 6 children - a minimum of 3 girls - 4 players on pitch.

Games are made up of 3 periods, with 2 players rotating on and off each period.


Mini Basketball

This open competition is aimed at children in school years 4 - 6. Children do not need to have played basketball before, as coaching and rules of the game will be taught on the day.

The event will start with skill based basketball competitions - following the basketball level 1 primary challenge cards.

The organisers will then assess the skills and ability of each team during the level 1 competitions and organise mini basketball matches into round robin competitions accordingly.

Teams of 6 children - a minimum of 2 girls in the team.

Games are made up of 4 periods, with 2 players rotating on and off each period.


Modern Triathlon

This open competition is aimed at children in school years 4 - 6.

Teams of 3, with each person taking part in:

600m Run : 50m Swim : Laser shoot

Children must be able to swim 50m to compete in this event. No laser shoot experience required as training will be given on the day.

In the morning the teams will take part in skill based triathlon competitions - following the triathlon level 1 primary challenge cards, alongside laser shooting practice.

The main modern triathlon event will take place in the afternoon.

Teams of 3 children - 3 boys or 3 girls. There will be separate events for boys and girls.


Primary Inclusion

The Primary Inclusion Challenge is for pupils, who due to their physical or learning ability have 1 to 1 support in the classroom and are unable to access mainstream key stage 2 school games competitions.

The event will start with skill based athletics competitions - following the athletics level 1 primary challenge cards.

The organisers will then assess the skills and ability of each team during the level 1 challenges and organise a competition accordingly

Teams of 3 children


Secondary School Open Competitions

Handball

The handball open competition is split into 4 categories:

U13 boys/U13 girls/U15 boys/U15 girls

7 players on court - maximum of 14 in a squad.


Table Tennis

This open competition is aimed at secondary school children in Key stage 3 and key stage 4. Children do not need to have played table tennis before, as coaching and rules of the game will be taught on the day.

This competition is not for players who already compete in the schools county table tennis tournament.

The event will start with skill based table tennis competitions - following the table tennis school games secondary challenge cards.

The organisers will then assess the skills and ability of each team during the challenge competitions and organise table tennis matches into round robin competitions accordingly.

Teams of 2 - girls or boys


Rugby 7's - Girls

This is an open competition for U13 and U15 girls.

Teams of 7 girls.

This event will be run by Somerset RFU.

Parallel Games - Cricket and Racket Sports

This event is open to special schools and SEN pupils from mainstream secondary schools within the following classifications.

Mainstream pupils who have a statement for SEND and/or a physical or sensory disability.

Teams of 6

Players will take part in cricket activities and competitions

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    CSPN
    Sports Coach UK
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    Zing Somerset
    Somerset Skills & Learning
  • CPSU