The 2023/24 dodgeball season will see British Dodgeball expand its National Secondary Schools Championships. These championships are for children in years 7 & 8.
Below you will find details on How to Enter, Rules and Format.
British Dodgeball Secondary Schools Championships Infographic
The entry fee is £65 per team entered (not per school entered) which will be invoiced on the entry deadline. By entering a Schools Championship each team will get access to the British Dodgeball Introduction to School Dodgeball online course and the British Dodgeball Introduction to Officiating Dodgeball online course for two members of staff on each course.
If you can no longer attend a competition, please notify James 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. Information for the remaining competitions will be updated once booked in with the host school/college.
Please note the listed competitions will only run if they receive enough entries.
|Competition||Address||Competition Date||Entry Deadline||How to Enter||Spaces remaining|
|West Midlands - Secondary Schools Championships||City of Wolverhampton College |
Wellington Road Campus Wolverhampton WV14 6BT
|Friday 19th January||Friday 5th January||Entry Form||9|
|East - Suffolk Secondary Schools Championships||Suffolk New College Rope Walk, Ipswich IP4 1LT||Friday 2nd February||Friday 19th January||Entry Form||7|
|North West - Manchester Secondary Schools Championships||Eccles Sixth Form College, Chatsworth Road, Eccles, Manchester, M30 9FJ||Tuesday 13th February||Tuesday 30th January||Entry Form||4|
|South East - Essex Secondary Schools Championships||USP College, Palmer's Campus, Chadwell Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 5TD||Monday 26th February||Monday 12th Ferbruary||Entry Form||10|
|North West - Kendal Secondary Schools Championships||Kendal Leisure Centre, Burton Rd, Kendal LA9 7HX||Monday 4th March||Monday 19th February||Entry Form||9|
|South East - Hertfordshire Secondary Schools Championships||Oaklands College, Smallford, Hatfield Rd, Oaklands, St Albans AL4 0JA||Thursday 7th March||Thursday 29th February||Entry Form||10|
|North East - Middlesbrough Secondary Schools Championships||Middlesbrough College, Dock Street, Middlesbrough TS2 1AD||Wednesday 13th March||Wednesday 28th February||Entry Form||5|
|East Midlands - Derbyshire Secondary Schools Championships||Derby College, Morley, Ilkeston, DE7 6DN.||Tuesday 16th April||Tuesday 2nd April||Entry Form||SOLD OUT|
|South West - Weston Super Mare Secondary Schools Championships||To Be Rearranged||Entry Form|
|South East - Kent Secondary Schools Championships|
All competitions will follow the full U13 rules. Some competitions may be played with a change to the timings in order to fit into the available time at the host school/college.
Teams can have a maximum of 10 players, at the start of a set six players should be on court. There is no requirement to have mixed gender teams.
Where possible we ask schools not to bring spectators to regional rounds, unless the event coordinators states otherwise, as there is limited space available at these events. Spectators will be allowed at the National Finals.
For any further information please contact the British Dodgeball South West Regional Development Officer James via email@example.com
ROUND 1 – REGIONAL FINALS
British Dodgeball will aim to host 12 regional finals from November 2023 through to March 2024. The exact locations and dates of these regional finals will be confirmed as soon as possible. British Dodgeball staff and referees will manage and coordinate the Regional Finals.
ROUND 2 – NATIONAL FINALS
Top placing schools from the Regional Finals will progress to the National Finals. There is no additional entry fee for qualifying schools to attend the National Finals. British Dodgeball staff and referees will manage and coordinate the National Finals.
The Secondary School Finals 2024 will take place on Friday 12th July at Derby Arena.
2023 – Wellington School, Manchester