There is a one-boys-team-per-school and one-girls-team-per-school limit for schools invited to the tournament. A coach or an adult, who will be responsible for the team and all the players, must accompany each team. BOYS FORMAT: We are aiming to include 12 teams to form two round-robin groups and then semifinals and finals. Plate tournament for the teams that do not qualify to the semifinals. Using three 7-a-side fields, each team will play a minimum of 5 games of 25 minutes. GIRLS FORMAT: We are aiming to include 8 teams to form two round-robin groups and then semifinals and finals. Plate tournament for the teams that do not qualify to the semifinals. Using two 7-a-side fields, each team will play a minimum of 5 games of 25 minutes. The tournament will be scheduled from 09:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday.
If you are interested in participating, please fill out the application form and email it to email@example.com. The application is due on January 31st. All players must be registered students in the participating school for the current academic year. Participants must be ages 14 to 18 (American system: grades 9-12, English system: years 10-13).
Medical staff with ambulance will be on site for the duration of the tournament. Participating teams should check with their schools about the insurance policies covering their players during the tournament.
Professional referees have been selected for this tournament. The company providing the referees is the Associazione Romana Arbitri.
The venue will be the modern A.S.D. Atletico 2000 complex in the heart of Italy’s capital, Rome. The A.S.D. Atletico 2000 complex is made up of five 7-a-side pitches, along with changing rooms, a restaurant/bar, a hall for events and a large parking lot. The complex is a 10-minute walk from the nearest underground stop at Numidio Quadrato (Linea A). Schools travelling from outside Rome are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity and enjoy a weekend trip exploring Rome and the vibrant life of this timeless city.