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National Schools Championship for Boys - South Rounds

This event is the regional round of the National Schools' Championships.

The rules of the event will be those supplied by England Hockey for the national competition. The following indicates how the South round will be run.

Rounds will be held for U14 and U16 only. Entry for these events will be by qualification from County run events.

The National event at U18 is a direct entry cup. Click here to download the entry form.

Please click on the links below for the following documents:

  - Tournament Regulations


There will be 20 entries, 2 from each county plus an extra 2 based on previous county results. Eight teams will play a preliminary game the winner of which goes in to the main draw.

The Heats will be 4 pools of four. The winner and runner-up of which will go through to the quarter-finals. The group winners will all be drawn at home and will play a school from a different group. The winners from these matches will go forward to the Finals Day.

2018 Dates

U14 U16
Preliminary play-by date  Tue 20 Feb
Wed 21 Feb
Heats Tue 27 Feb
Thu 01 Mar
Quarter Finals nominated date  Tue 06 Mar  Wed 08 Mar
Finals Day Wed 14 Mar Wed 14 Mar

U14: South winner and runner-up qualify for the National Round

U16: South winner qualifies for the National Round, runner-up has a play-off game.

South Organiser: Tony Hilton. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

South News

EH Structural Review: EH are undertaking a review of the governance stucture within English hockey. The role of counties and regions and the leagues that they control will feature highly. There is a survey online now, click here for the survey.  Full details

Women's Regional Masters: to fit in with changes in the international events, South will now be running Masters' squads from Over 35 (born 1983 or earlier). Nominations are now requested for the South Women's Masters teams from O35 upwards (born in 1983 or earlier), self-nominations welcome, please click here to register.

Sussex Senior officers change, President Maureen Glenn and Chairman John Murphy have retired. Maureen had been in post for 10 years and John had held a number of roles for a considerable time.