Perth Youth Futsal are holding their 7th Annual Open Futsal Tournament on the 2nd & 3rd July 2010 at Bells Sports Centre in Perth and would like to invite teams to join the event. As well as the usual Youth Futsal event, this year also sees the introduction of a Mens Invitational tournament.

As well as hosting the Futsal tournament, they are also providing visiting teams with an optional tour package, which will include some of the most important tourist and football attractions in Scotland. There will also be an end of tournament party for all teams, which will include a buffet.

The tournament will start at 5pm on Friday 2nd July, finishing at 5pm on Saturday 3rd July, and is open to the following age groups (based on age as at 1st January 2010):

  • 12 to 13 years, 14 to 15 years, and 16 to 17 years.

All participating Teams will receive 2 commemorative T-shirts (Additional T-shirts can be ordered in advance at a cost of £8 each), a team photo and a trophy, and each player will receive a commemorative Programme. The cost of participating is £90 (Ninety British Pounds) per team.
Teams must have a minimum of 8 and maximum of 12 players. Whilst there will be First-Aid facilities on site at the sports hall, teams must provide their own insurance cover for participating in the tournament and also travel insurance if they are taking part in the tour package. Perth Youth Futsal will not be held responsible for any loss, damage or injury sustained during your visit.

Entries are limited to 6 teams per age group, so please apply early to avoid disappointment. Game duration will be determined based on number of participating teams – each team will play a minimum of 3 games. We will be using 2 official-sized Futsal courts and following the FIFA Futsal rules, with a few exceptions such as game duration etc. Youth teams from outwith Perth may be required to provide proof of age of the players – eg Passport document.

For teams wishing to participate in the optional tour package we are pleased to offer this opportunity at a total cost of £125 (One Hundred and Twenty Five British Pounds) per person (player / adult). This package cost covers airport arrival / departure transportation (to Edinburgh / Glasgow airports only – For Prestwick airport there will be an additional surcharge of £10 per person), all transportation within Scotland to visit the tourist sites, entry to Hampden Park (The Scottish Football National Stadium & Museum), Celtic Park (Stadium & Museum) in Glasgow, the Wallace Monument in Stirling (Historic national monument to William Wallace, of whom the film Braveheart was based upon), a day trip to Edinburgh, a tour of Perth and local football club St.Johnstone.

Teams wishing to participate in this package must arrive in Scotland no later than Tuesday 28th June and must stay until at least Sunday 4th July.
Hotel accommodation costs are not included in this package – Due to the requirement to pay a non-refundable deposit to hotels for group bookings, Teams are requested to arrange their own accommodation.

The Deadline for Tournament entry (including non-refundable deposit): Sunday 30th May
Tournament deposit = £40
Tournament fee = £90 (£50 balance payable by Sunday 20th June).
The Deadline for Tour Package entry (including non-refundable deposit): Sunday 25th April
Tour deposit = £50 (£75 balance payable by Sunday 20th June).
The Deadline for ordering additional T-shirts is Sunday 20th June. Payment for additional T-shirts can be made at the tournament.

Once you have advised us that you wish to participate we will then send you the payment/bank details.
Please note that we do not assist teams that may require visas to attend, except with the provision of an official invitation letter to participate.

If you require further information, please contact me and I will be happy to help.

We look forward to welcoming you to our event.