Emirates FA Cup – school competition

They say it’s every footballer’s dream to lift the Emirates FA Cup… here’s a chance for that dream to come true for your school team!

We’re sure you’ll be excited to hear about this thrilling competition, hosted by the National Schools Partnership, and the FA’s official partner, LG Electronics. Called the LG Football Challenge, there’s a grand prize of a visit from the Cup itself, brand-new Nike football kit for the winning team, and professional photo shoot. Players in the runners-up team will also get a kit each, for being great sports.

National Schools Partnership - Emirates FACup football challenge
Enter the competition, designed as an initiative to get kids outdoors and playing sport, and not worrying about being muddy! It’s open to all 4-16 year olds in classes, community groups and clubs across the UK (see t&cs). Start by making sure your team is registered, for FREE, then the contest entry couldn’t be simpler…

  1. Get the team warmed up, and PLAY. Having fun is a must!
  2. Take a photo after the match – with everyone in their muddy, scruffy, puffed-out glory
  3. Have everyone fill out a match report. Use the ready-made form, which you have access to when you’re registered.
  4. Send off the photo and match reports. A pre-paid envelope is provided, or you can email them, all along with your contact info.

LG Football Challenge - Emirates FA Cup, National Schools Partnership competition

Click here to find out more, then get set for kick off.
The competition closes on 22 April 2018, so enough time for some springtime weather, perfect for you to play out your match!

National Schools Partnership - Emirates FACup football challenge