Tournament market recovery – March 2022 stats

Summer football tournaments are putting the pandemic behind them. The recently improved Club Tournaments site lists 43 tournaments organised by 30 Tournament Directors. During March 2022, Team Managers made 775 enquiries and the rate is getting hotter now that April has arrived. On the improved listings site Team Managers can filter and discover events inRead more ⟶

August 2020 – Stats: Coronavirus impact on football tournaments

Coronavirus has obviously impacted grassroots football tournament plans in 2020. That’s plain to anyone following tournaments during lockdown, but are there hard numbers? I am using my tournaments database to give early statistics for Coronavirus impact on football tournament market. Some tournament plans never got off the ground. Other tournaments (shown on the map) battledRead more ⟶

July 2020 – Grassroots football festivals restart next month

On 17th July 2020 the FA published its recommendation for a phased return to competitive grassroots football activity which includes festivals from August. Tournament organisers will need risk assessments and comprehensive plans to be in place for the venue’s facility, first aid, participants, spectators etc. Detailed guidelines are available from County FA or FA websites.Read more ⟶