Tournaments and Festivals

The Gloucestershire Football Association has the responsibility of sanctioning small-sided tournaments, charity and benefit matches held within the county.

Applications can be made by completing the form available at the foot of this page under the heading 'documents'. If you would like assistance with your application, please contact Gloucestershire Football Association by telephoning 01454 615888 (option 4) or by emailing

Competitions and Tournaments involving adult or youth teams affiliated with four or more different County Associations or an international team require approval from The FA.  A completed Form D, set of tournament rules and payment of £90.00 (inclusive of VAT) (payable to the ‘Football Association Ltd’) must be sent direct to The FA, Wembley Stadium, PO Box 1966, London, SW1P 9EQ.

Organisers of tournaments involving foreign opposition or clubs travelling to play in tournaments overseas require additional authorisation from The FA. This must be done at least 60 days in advance. The application form and guidance notes are available to download under the ‘documents’ heading, located at the foot of this page. This form must be returned to the Gloucestershire Football Association prior to submission to The FA. Please allow additional time in your application to allow forms to be processed by the county association and then forwarded to The FA.

Tournaments and Festivals sanctioned for 2017 are as follows:-

Sunday 7 May -

Slimbridge Youth 6-a-side at Slimbridge AFC

Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 May -

Thornbury Town Youth Tournament at The Castle School, Thornbury

Sunday 14 May -

Clifton United Youth Tournament at Clifton College Sports Grounds 

Saturday 27 May -

Wick FC CharityVets 6-a-side at Wick FC

St Vallier Youth FC Tournament at Filton Hill School, BS34 7AX

Monday 5 June to Friday 11 August -

BAWA 11-a-side Competition at BAWA Healthcare & Leisure Centre, BS34 7RG

Saturday 10 June -

Tewkesbury Town Colts FC 7-a-side Tournament at Twekesbury School Sports Centre, GL20 8DF

Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 June -

Abbeymead Rovers Youth FC Tournament at Abbeydale Community Centre

Avonmouth Youth FC Tournament at King George Recreation Ground, Avonmouth, BS11 9ND

Stoke Lane Football Festival at Little Stoke Playing Fields, BS34 6HR

Saturday 17 June -

Quedgeley Wanderers FC Annual Youth Tournament at Waterwells Sports Centre, Quedgeley

Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 June -

Avon Athletic Youth FC Summer Tournament at Mile Straigh Sports & Social Club, Filton, Bristol

Sunday 18 June -

Dursley Town Girls FC Tournament at Dursley Memorial Recreation Ground

Quedgeley Wanderers FC Annual Ladies Tournament at Waterwells Sports Centre, Quedgeley

Saturday, 24 June -

"The Levens Sevens " Longlevens AFC 7-a-side Tournament at The Pavillion, Longford Lane, Longlevens, GL2 9EU

Saturday, 24 & Sunday, 25 June -

Bishops Cleeve Colts Festival of Football at Bishops Cleeve Playing Fields, Cheltenham

Warmley Rangers Youth FC Tournament at Sir Bernard Lovell School Playing Field, Oldland Common, Bristol

Saturday, 1 & Sunday 2 July -

Emersons Green Junior FC Tournament at Walkers Playing Field, Emerson Green

Yate United Youth FC 6-a-side Tournament at Yate Outdoor Sports Centre

Sunday, 2 July -

Cheltenham Civil Service FC Mens Tournament at Cheltenham Civil Service FC

Saturday, 8 & Sunday, 9 July

Bristol Rovers Supporters Junior FC Tournament at Southey Park Playing Field, Kingswood, BS15 1QT

Sunday, 9 July -

Bobby Moore Fund Festival 7-a-side & Walking Football Tournament at Gloucesterhire FA

Cheltenham Civil Service FC Ladies & Veterans Tournament

Saturday, 15 July -

Sodbury Sevens Tournament at Chipping Sodbury Town FC

Saturday, 15 & Sunday, 16 July -

Bitton Youth FC Football Festival and Tournament at Bitton AFC 

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