2010 will see the roll-out of the new Scottish FA Skills Challenge, which aims to test and develop the individual skills of young players.

Individuals, teams, clubs and whole associations can organise their own specific Skills Challenge competitions, in the run-up to regional and national events later in the year.

Coaches across the South West region are being offered the chance to find out more about the programme and how at a training day in Glasgow on Sunday 7 February.

Skills Challenge training day itinerary:

10.30 Meeting with tea and coffee, Hampden

10.45 Skills Challenge DVD presentation, Hampden

11.30 Delegates make their way to practical session at Toryglen Regional Football Centre (Indoor)

12.00 Demo of Skills Test Challenges, Toryglen

1.15 Close

All coaches should take part in the tests if physically able to ensure full understanding of the activities. Tracksuit and footwear suitable for astroturf should be worn.

If you would like to attend, contact the South West Regional Office on 01294 317430 or email alan.sloss@scottishfa.co.uk