The 2022/23 dodgeball season will see British Dodgeball expand their successful Primary School Championships pathway to allow more children to enjoy playing dodgeball. The County Primary Schools Championships are open to children in year 6 but children in younger years can attend at the discretion of the competing school.
Below you will find details on How to Enter, Rules and Format.
The entry fee is £65 per team entered (not per school entered) which will be invoiced on the entry deadline of the competition entered. By entering a Schools Championship each team will get access to Introduction to School Dodgeball online course for one member of staff.
To enter a County Primary Schools Championship complete and submit the entry form. Once submitted we will be in touch via email to confirm your entry. You will receive event day information regarding the competition from Alice via email, with the event schedule being confirmed and sent once the closing date has been reached. Entries will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. If you do not see the competition you wish to enter listed on the entry form, please contact Alice to be placed on a waiting list or if there is enough interest a second competition may be added for the area.
Entries for the Primary School Championships go live on 1st September 2022. Entry deadlines are listed by each competition.
All schools competing in a championship event are required to have a free Education Membership with British Dodgeball.
If you can no longer attend a competition, please notify Alice as soon as possible. Refunds will be issued in-line with our Refund and Cancellation Policy
The table below contains all the information of the confirmed competitions including the entry deadline. Entries will close at midday on the listed deadline day. Entries will close 2 weeks before the event or when the spaces are full. Each competition also lists the Regional Final the winning schools would be invited to attend. Information for the remaining competitions will be updated once booked in with the host school/college.
|Competition||Address||Competiton Date||Entry Deadline||How To Enter||Spaces Remaining||Regional Finals|
|Greater Manchester Schools Championship - North||Eccles Sixth Form College, Chatsworth Road, Eccles, Manchester, M30 9FJ||Tuesday 7th February 2023||Entry Deadline Reached||Entry Deadline Reached||0||North|
|Lancashire Schools Championship - North||Lancaster and Morecambe College, Morecambe Road, Lancaster, LA1 2TY||Thursday 23rd February 2023|
*11.30am - 3pm
|Thursday 9th February 2023||Enter Now||2||North|
|Birmingham Schools Championship||King Edward VI Handsworth School For Girls,|
Rose Hill Road, Birmingham, B21 9AR
|Monday 27th February 2023||Monday 13th February 2023||Entry Deadline Reached||0||Midlands and South West|
|Cheshire Schools Championship||Rudheath Senior Academy, Middlewich Road, Rudheath, Northwich, CW9 7DT||Thursday 2nd March 2023||Thursday 16th February 2023||FULL - email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest||FULL||South East|
|Wolverhampton Schools Championship||City of Wolverhampton College, Wellington Road, Bilston, WV14 6BT||Friday 3rd March 2023||Friday 17th February 2023||Enter Now||9||Midlands and South West|
|Gloucestershire Schools Championship||Cirencester College, Stroud Rd, Cirencester GL7 1XA||Friday 3rd March 2023||Friday 17th February 2023||Enter Now||7||Midlands and South West|
|Berkshire Schools Championship||John Madejski Academy, 125 Hartland Road, Reading, RG2 8AF||Monday 6th March 2023||Monday 20th February 2023||Enter Now||8||South East|
|Sussex Schools Championship||Chichester College, A259, Westgate Fields, Chichester, PO19 1SB||Tuesday 7th March 2023||Friday 17th February 2023||FULL - email email@example.com to register your interest||FULL||South East|
|Leicestershire Schools Championship||Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I College, Regent Road, Leicester, LE1 7LW||Friday 10th March 2023||Friday 24th February 2023||Enter Now||9||South East|
|Hampshire Schools Championship||Peter Symonds College, Owens Road, Winchester SO22 6RX||Friday 17th March 2023||Friday 3rd March 2023||Enter Now||4||Midlands and South West|
|Derbyshire Schools Championship||Derby College, Morley, Ilkeston, DE7 6DN.||Tuesday 21st March 2023||Tuesday 7th March 2023||Enter Now||3||North|
|Essex Schools Championship - South||USP College, Palmer's Campus, Chadwell Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 5TD||Tuesday 21st March 2023||Tuesday 7th March 2023||FULL - email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest||FULL||South East|
|Hertfordshire Schools Championship||Oaklands College, Hatfield Road, Oaklands, St Albans, AL4 0JA||Thursday 23rd March 2023||Thursday 9th March 2023||FULL - email email@example.com to register your interest||FULL||South East|
|Yorkshire Schools Championship - North||York College, Sim Balk Lane, Bishopthorpe, York YO23 2BB||Friday 24th March 2023||Friday 10th March 2023||Enter Now||8||North|
|Staffordshire Schools Championship||Stoke-on-Trent College, Stoke Road, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 2DG||Tuesday 28th March 2023||Tuesday 14th March 2023||Enter Now||7||Midlands and South West|
|Greater Manchester Schools Championship - South||The Manchester College, Openshaw Campus, Ashton Old Road, Openshaw, Manchester, M11 2WH||Tuesday 28th March 2023||Thursday 16th March 2023||Enter Now||12||North|
|Buckinghamshire Schools Championship||Milton Keynes College, Bletchley Campus, Sherwood Dr, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK3 6DR||Thursday 30th March 2023||Thursday 16th March 2023||Enter Now||10||South East|
|Lancashire Schools Championship - South||Blackburn Central High School, Haslingden Road, Blackburn BB2 3HJ||Tuesday 25th April 2023||Friday 31st March 2023||Enter Now||11||North|
|Herefordshire Schools Championship||Hereford Sixth Form College, Folly Lane, Hereford, HR1 1LU||Wednesday 26th April 2023||Friday31st March 2023||Enter Now||11||Midlands and South West|
|Norfolk Schools Championship||East Norfolk Sixth Form College, Church Lane, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, NR31 7BQ||Friday 5th May 2023||Friday 21st April 2023||Enter Now||3||South East|
|Surrey Schools Championship - East||St Bede's School, 64 Carlton Road, Redhill RH1 2LQ||Wednesday 24th May 2023||Wednesday 10th May 2023||FULL - email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest||FULL||South East|
|Tees Valley Schools Championship||Middlesbrough College, Dock Street, Middlesbrough, TS2 1AD||Wednesday 24th May 2023||Wednesday 10th May 2023||Enter Now||6||North|
|Kent Schools Championship||Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre, Ashford Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6LT||POSTPONED||POSTPONED||POSTPONED||0||South East|
|Greater London Schools Championship - North West||Barnhill Community High School, Yeading Lane, Hayes, UB4 9LE||Wednesday 2nd November 2022||Friday 14th October 2022||Entry deadline reached||0||South East|
|Cumbria Schools Championship- South Lakes||The Queen Katherine School, Appleby Road, Kendal, LA9 6PJ||Wednesday 2nd November 2022||Friday 14th October 2022||Entry deadline reached||0||North|
|Yorkshire Schools Championship||John Leggott College, W Common Lane, Scunthorpe, DN17 1DS||Tuesday 8th November 2022||Friday 21st October 2022||Entry deadline reached||0||North|
|Devon Schools Championship||South Devon College, Vantage Point, Long Rd, Paignton TQ4 7EJ||Thursday 10th November 2022||Friday 21st October 2022||Entry deadline reached||0||Midlands and South West|
|Suffolk Schools Championship||Suffolk New College, Rope Walk, Ipswich, IP4 1LT||Tuesday 15th November 2022||Tuesday 1st November 2022||Entry deadline reached||0||South East|
|Durham Schools Championship||East Durham College, Willerby Grove, Peterlee, SR8 2RN||Tuesday 15th November 2022||Thursday 3rd November 2022||Entry deadline reached||0||North|
|East Riding Schools Championship||New College Pontefract, Park Lane, Pontefract WF8 4QR||Thursday 24th November 2022||Thursday 10th November 2022||Entry deadline reached||0||North|
|Somerset Schools Championship - North||Weston College, Health and Active Living Skills Centre, Loxton Road, Weston Super Mare, BS23 4QU||Friday 25th November 2022||Friday 11th November 2022||Entry deadline reached||0||Midlands and South West|
|Cumbria Schools Championship - West||Workington Academy, Stainburn Road, Stainburn, Workington, CA14 4EB||Wednesday 30th November 2022|
*11.30am - 3pm
|Wednesday 16th November 2022||Entry deadline reached||0||North|
|Merseyside Schools Championship||Carmel College, Prescot Road, Saint Helens, WA10 3AG||Thursday 8th December 2022||Friday 25th November 2022||Entry deadline reached||0||North|
|Surrey Schools Championship - West||Woking College, Rydens Way, Woking, GU22 9DL.||Wednesday 14th December 2022||Wednesday 30th November 2022||Entry deadline reached||0||South East|
|Greater London - North East||Barking and Dagenham College, Rush Green Campus, Dagenham Rd, Dagenham, Romford RM7 0XU||Friday 20th January 2023||Friday 6th January 2023||Entry deadline reached||0||South East|
|Tyne and Wear Schools Championship||Tyne Met College, Coast Road Campus|
Battle Hill Drive, Wallsend, NE28 9NL
|Friday 20th January 2023||Friday 6th January 2023||Entry deadline reached||0||North|
|Lincolnshire Schools Championship||Riseholme College, Showground Campus, LN1 2ZR||Tuesday 24th January 2023||Tuesday 10th January 2023||Entry deadline reached||0||South East|
|Yorkshire Schools Championship - West||New College Bradford, Nelson Street, Broomfields, Bradford BD5 0DX||Friday 3rd February 2023||Entry Deadline Reached||Entry Deadline Reached||9||North|
|Somerset Schools Championship - South||Richard Huish College, South Road, Taunton TA1 3DZ||Tuesday 7th February 2023||Entry Deadline Reached||Entry Deadline Reached||7||Midlands and South West|
Please note the listed competitions will only run if they receive enough entries.
We also have plans to introduce Schools Championships in other areas of the UK if there is demand for further competitions. If you are interested in a school competition in your region please get in touch with our Youth Development Manager, Alice via email@example.com
Rules for the competitions can be found here:
Teams can have a maximum of 10 players, at the start of a set six players should be on court, with a minimum of two girls and two boys in this six at the start of a set.
Where possible we ask schools not to bring spectators to events as there is limited space available.
For any further information please contact the British Dodgeball Youth Development Manager Alice Bowler via firstname.lastname@example.org.
A trophy will be presented to winner of each county competition as well as bespoke British Dodgeball Schools Championships medals for the top 3 placed teams in each regional competition. A maximum of 10 medals will be presented to each team at British Dodgeball School Championships. At each competition there will be a certificate awarded to the team that we feel best displays and follows the Dodgeball Code.
ROUND 1 – COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS
Schools will enter their local county championships competition and compete over one day against other teams. Each county championship has space for 12 teams, additional teams will be placed on a waiting list, should there be enough demand we will endeavour to arrange another competition in the area to accommodate the demand. County championships are organised by British Dodgeball and refereed using sports leaders from the host secondary school/college. Competition arrival will be between 10.30am and 10.45am (unless listed otherwise on the table below), with competitions finishing before 4pm (all timings subject to change and dependent on the number of entries at an event).
ROUND 2 – REGIONAL FINALS
Winners from county championships will qualify for 1 of 3 Regional Finals. British Dodgeball will host the 3 regional finals in the following areas: North, South East, and Midlands and South West. The exact locations and dates of these regional finals will be confirmed as soon as possible. Each county commotion is allocated to a regional finals already, this information can be found on the competitions table. There is no additional entry fee for qualifying schools to attend the National Finals. British Dodgeball staff and referees will manage and coordinate the Regional Finals
2019 – Pikes Lane Primary School, Manchester
2022 – Lawford Mead Primary School, Essex