All your questions answered

As we all know, Pitchero ACES Nationals is only a week away, so we’ve got all the FAQ’s covered and what you can expect on the day.

 

Timings

 

  • 08.45am is the latest check-in, so please arrive promptly.

 

  • The opening ceremony will be at  9.30am.

 

  • Matches will kick-off at 10.15am.

 

  • Group stages will be completed between 2.00pm and 3.00pm.

 

  • The knockout stages will then commence. 

 

  • The Finals are scheduled for approx. 6.00pm so please make sure your team’s ready. 

 

  • There will be food and drink available from 8.00am for the whole day.

 

Costs

 

  • If you are still to pay or have paid and still to return your entry forms please do so ASAP.

 

  • Confirmation of your place in the age group will be emailed once we receive your forms and fee.

 

  • Entry to the tournament is £2.50 including the programme. Managers, players and children U16 are free.

 

  • If you’re still looking for hotels and accommodation, let us know and we can email you our accommodation info sheet.

 

  • Your age group will be filmed and available for sale as a package, Day at the ACES, please contact us for further details.

 

Venue

 

  • There will be coach parking at the venue, but please let us know if you’re coming by coach.

 

  • There’s plenty of free Car Parking on site.

 

  • The venue has a no dogs policy.

 

Teams

 

  • Please don’t email to see which teams have entered your age group. You’ll playing teams you would never normally play.

 

  • Groups are drawn at the opening ceremony, then your group and pitch will be revealed.

 

  • Blank team sheets will be emailed to you the week before your age group. Fill them in and bring them with you.

 

  • Tents and gazebo’s are encouraged (its a long day for some teams!).

 

  • Feel free to bring club banners and flags, we want to see you championing your team.

 

Most importantly, enjoy the day. Let’s celebrate some fantastic junior football.