Welsh Schools Championships Pathway


NEW FOR 23/24

British Dodgeball will host one open entry competition to start the Welsh Primary Schools Championship pathway, the very first Welsh Primary School National Finals. The aim is to build from this in coming years, mirroring the progression the English Pathway has seen, that now contains 30+ county events and regional rounds ahead if the National Finals.

Venue: Sport Centre, University of South Wales, Llantwit Rd, Pontypridd, CF37 1DL

Date: Monday 10th June 2024

Spaces remaining: 11

Entry form


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 the Welsh Primary School National Finals each team will get access to Introduction to School Dodgeball online course for one member of staff.

To enter a the Welsh Primary School National Finals complete and submit the entry form. Once submitted Alice, our Youth Development Manager, 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 initially be limited to 1 place per school. If you wish to enter more than 1 team, please contact Alice directly to be placed on a waiting list. If you can no longer attend a competition, please notify Alice as soon as possible.

Entry deadlines for the Welsh Primary School National Finals is 10th May 2024

Refunds will be issued in-line with our Refund and Cancellation Policy


A trophy will be presented to the winners of the Welsh Primary School National Finals as well as bespoke British Dodgeball Schools Championships medals for the top 3 placed teams. A maximum of 10 medals will be presented to each team at British Dodgeball School Championships. There will be a certificate awarded to the team that we feel best displays and follows the Dodgeball Code.


All competitions will follow the full U11 rules. The Welsh Primary School National Finals is open to children in year 6, but children in younger years can attend at the discretion of the competing school.  The School Quick Start Rules provide a summary of the full British Dodgeball rules, but teachers are encouraged to check the full rules document for clarification.

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.

School arrival will be between 9.45am and 10.15am. At 10.15am a briefing will be given before games start at 10.30am. Group stages will finish at 2pm, those not progressing to the semi-finals are welcome to leave at this point. The final is due to take place at 3pm.

Each child attending will need to bring a packed lunch and full water bottle.

British Dodgeball Regulations

British Dodgeball Code of Conduct



The Welsh Primary School National Finals will be an open entry stand alone event for the first year, any school wishing to enter can, there are no qualifying rounds. British Dodgeball staff and referees will manage and coordinate the national finals.
In future years we aim to follow the same format as the English pathway, which includes county and regional rounds before the national finals.
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