Unity in the Community Football Tournament

Unity in The Community (UITC) is a mixed-gender football competition brought to you by Everyone Active in partnership with Active Westminster. Across all corners of Westminster and beyond, we aim to UNITE the community and bring grassroots football to a safe friendly competitive space. Enshrined in history dating back several years, UITC is a FREE event that gives local community teams and players the opportunity to showcase their raw talent at our state-of-the-art pitches. There’s something for everyone so bring a team!

EVENT DATE: 15 JUNE 2024

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Football Tournament

Unity in The Community (UITC) is a mixed football competition brought to you by Everyone Active in partnership with Active Westminster. Across all corners of Westminster and beyond, we aim to UNITE the community and bring grassroots football to a safe friendly competitive space. Enshrined in history dating back several years, UITC gives local community teams and players the opportunity to showcase their raw talent at our state-of-the-art pitches.

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Girls Football Festival

We also have a GIRLS ONLY Football Festival for all you budding footballers running alongside UITC to commemorate the Woman’s World Cup! The festival starts off with a fun packed skills based session followed by non-competitive friendly matches. You will get the opportunity to learn new skills and develop your game. We want to celebrate the rising success of Woman’s football and want as many girls in Westminster to be part of this too – see you there!

Football Tournament

The UITC Football Tournament C is a mixed-gender competition. You can enter a team from any of the four age categories U10, U12, U14 and U16. ALL FREE OF CHARGE!

U10 & U12’s

  • Registration – 11:30am to 12:00pm
  • Tournament starts at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

U14’s & U16’s

  • Registration – 1:30pm to 2:00pm
  • Tournament Starts at 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Trophy and medals

The winners of the 2024 June edition will receive medals.

Register early to avoid disappointment from the 15th April to the 8th June 

Some spaces will be given to those registering on the day but these might be limited.

You can register yourself as a single player or register your team, but please read the rules below in advance.

If you need more information, please contact Ryan on ryandenys@everyoneactive.com

There’s something for everyone so bring a team!

Community Football Cup – Rules

  • Maximum 6 players on the pitch (6 a-side)
  • Squad of 10 players max
  • 5 minimum number of players
  • Roll on roll off substitutions
  • Astro or trainers, no boots!
  • Bibs not supplied, teams should wear similar coloured shirts 
  • No slide tackling – players should be encouraged to stay on their feet. Accidental slides will result in a free kick
  • 10-minute one-way matches (Subject to Change)
  • Goalkeepers allowed out of the area (Subject to Change)
  • Players allowed in the area (Subject to Change)
  • Pass back rule applies
  • The Goalkeeper has the choice of kicking ball from hands, throwing the ball or placing ball on the ground for distribution when ball is caught (In the air) from a shot or any type of deflection
  • No offsides
  • If a player persistently commits a foul the referee (At referee’s discretion) will request that the player is substituted. If the request is refused, the player will be sent off.
  • On scoring a goal, play resumes from the centre
  • Players permitted to throw the ball using the underarm roll technique from the sides
  • Managers/Coaches responsible for the discipline and conduct of players
  • To promote good sportsmanship, both teams and Managers/Coaches are required to shake hands after each game.

Girls Football Festival

Please register information about the girls football festival in the section further down using the form. We want to encourage girls to come along and play in a non-competitive environment. This is also a FREE event.

When?

15th June 2024

Where? 

Paddington Recreation Ground Football Pitches, Randolph Avenue W9 1PF

Sessions Schedule

  • Skills session 12 – 2pm
  • Friendly football matches 2 – 4pm

Contact information

ryandenys@everyoneactive.com

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