FAQs

General:

When is the Festival?
How much does to cost to enter?
How many pitches do you have?
What time do games start and finish?
What format are matches?
Is there a maximum amount of players I can bring?
Can I bring any players under 18?
Do you provide Qualified Umpires?
How is best to get around in Blackpool?

Accommodation:

Is there Camping available?
Where else can my team stay?

General:

When is the Festival?
The Festival runs from Good Friday to Easter Monday every year.

How much does to cost to enter?
The price per team is £299 or £99 if booking accommodation with our Festival Partner, PartyHotels.com. To be deemed as fully registered teams must have paid in FULL their entry fee plus £100 security bond no later than 14th March 2017.

How many pitches do you have?
At Stanley Park we have 2 astro pitches and two grass pitches.

What time do games start and finish?
The first games are around 10:00 on Good Friday and the last games finish at around 14:30 on Easter Monday.

What format are matches?
11-a-side Women’s, Men’s and Mixed matches, teams will typically play a minimum of 10 games over the four days (play-off games/finals will be played early on the Easter Monday). Games are 15 minutes one way and all games are centrally timed.

Is there a maximum amount of players I can bring?
No, all we ask is that you bring a minimum of 11 players per team to ensure all your fixtures are fulfilled.

Can I bring any players under 18?
As this is an adult festival we stipulate that no more than 20% of your squad is under the age of 18, any players under the age of 18 must have a responsible adult with them at all times.

Do you provide Qualified Umpires?
Yes, we will provide qualified umpires for all games, please be very nice to them as they are giving up their Easter Weekend to umpire!

How is best to get around in Blackpool?
We recommended our official partner C Cabs Taxis. They will discount fares to all members of your party. They will take you to and from matches and to and from social venues in the evening. You just need to order your cab on 01253 292929. They are the largest firm in the town so you won’t be waiting long for your cab to arrive. Their vehicles seat up to 8 passengers.

Accommodation:

Is there Camping available?
Camping is not currently available.

Where else can my team stay?
There are a number of Hotels, B&B’s and guesthouses in Blackpool that would suit, these can be booked through our Accommodation Partners ‘Awesome Weekends‘.