Norfolk Village Games

Tasburgh & Tharston Sports Roadshow - Norfolk Village Games

Sunday 27th March 2011

2 -4.30pm

Tasburgh Village Hall.

Come along to our FREE event and try your hand at a variety of sports including: Archery, Table tennis, Rounders, Tennis and Short Mat Bowls. Equipment is provided, coaches will be present and all abilities are welcome! There may be the potential to run regular sessions of those sports which prove popular. Refreshments available on the day.

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Dickleburgh Sports Roadshow - Norfolk Village Games

Sunday 3rd April 2011

9.30am - 1pm

Dickleburgh Village Centre

Come along to our FREE sports taster roadshow at Dickleburgh Village Centre and try your hand at Table tennis, Short Mat Bowls and Darts. Equipment is provided, coaches will be present and all abilities are welcome! There may be the potential to run regular sessions of those sports which prove popular.

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Scole Sports Roadshow - Norfolk Village Games

Sunday 3rd April 2011

1 - 5pm

Scole Village Hall & Playing Field

Come along to our FREE sports taster roadshow at Scole Village Hall and try your hand at a variety of sports including: Football, Netball, Badminton and Rounders. Equipment is provided, coaches will be present and all abilities are welcome! There may be the potential to run regular sessions of those sports which prove popular.

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Long Stratton Sports Roadshow - Norfolk Village Games

Tuesday 12th April 2011

10am - 1pm

Long Stratton Leisure Centre

Come along to our sports taster roadshow at Long Stratton Leisure Centre and try your hand at a variety of sports including: Archery, Darts, Badminton, Short Mat Bowls, Table tennis and Squash. Equipment is provided, coaches will be present and all abilities are welcome! There may be the potential to run regular sessions of those sports which prove popular.

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Loddon Sports Roadshow - Norfolk Village Games

Wednesday 20th April 2011

10am - 1pm

Hobart High School, Loddon

Come along to our sports taster roadshow at Hobart High School and try your hand at a variety of sports including: Football, Hockey, Badminton, Trampolining, Netball and Rounders. Equipment is provided, coaches will be present and all abilities are welcome! There may be the potential to run regular sessions of those sports which prove popular.

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Bressingham Sports Roadshow - Norfolk Village Games

Saturday 30th April 2011

10am - 2pm

Bressingham Village Hall & Playing Field

Come along to our FREE sports taster roadshow at Bressingham Village Hall and try your hand at a variety of sports including: Football, Tennis, Rounders, Netball, Darts and Table Tennis. Equipment is provided, coaches will be present and all abilities are welcome! There may be the potential to run regular sessions of those sports which prove popular.

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Barford Sports Roadshow - Norfolk Village Games

Sunday 1st May 2011

9am - 5pm

Barford Village Hall & Playing Field

Come along to our FREE sports taster roadshow at Barford Village Hall and try your hand at a variety of sports including: Archery, Table Tennis, 5-a-side Football, Kwik Cricket, Rounders, Volleyball, Hockey and tag Rugby. Equipment is provided, coaches will be present and all abilities are welcome! There may be the potential to run regular sessions of those sports which prove popular. BBQ and refreshments available.

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Thurton & Ashby St Mary Sports Roadshow - Norfolk Village Games

Saturday 14th May 2011

10am - 2pm

Thurton Village Hall & Playing Field

Come along to our FREE sports taster roadshow at Thurton Village Hall and try your hand at a variety of sports including: Archery, Football, Rounders, Short Mat Bowls and Netball. Equipment is provided, coaches will be present and all abilities are welcome! There may be the potential to run regular sessions of those sports which prove popular.

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Hethersett Sports Roadshow - Norfolk Village Games

Monday 23rd May 2011

6 - 9pm

Hethersett High School

Come along to our FREE sports taster roadshow at Hethersett High School and try your hand at a variety of sports including: Archery, Rounders, Tennis and Watt Bikes. Equipment is provided, coaches will be present and all abilities are welcome! There may be the potential to run regular sessions of those sports which prove popular.

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South Norfolk Village Games

Sunday 12th June 2011

10am - 4pm

Framingham Earl Sports Centre

Active Norfolk are asking villages across the County to assemble squads of players to compete in various different sports at the Norfolk Village Games. People of all ages and sporting ability are invited to take part. The winners of the district final will go on to compete in the County finals at the UEA Sportspark on the 4th September 2011, where villages will fight it out to be crowned the 'Best in Norfolk'.

 Core Sports:  

  • Archery – Senior and junior competitions. Up to 4 adults and 2 juniors may enter.
  • Badminton – Mixed doubles competition for anyone over 11. Ladies singles and Men's singles competition as well. Maximum of 2 teams per village (Up to 2 male, 2 females per team) 
  • Darts- Single entries up to 4 per village, any age.  
  • Five-a-side Football – Male senior competition. Junior 11-14 Teams of up to 7
  • Rounders – Mixed teams. A minimum of 9 players 3 of which must be aged under 16. 
  • Short Mat Bowls – Mixed teams of up to 3. Max 2 teams per village. 9 years and over.
  • Table Tennis – Senior (16+) and junior (11-15) single competitions. Up to 2 adults and 2 juniors per village may compete.  
  • Tennis – Senior (16+) Mixed Doubles. Up to 2 teams per village.
  • Watt Bikes Cycling Challenge- Teams of 3 (1 male, 1 female, 1 U16). One entry per village

Additional Sports (not included within the county final):

  • Netball - 11 years and over. Teams of 7, plus 2 substitutes
  • 1 mile Race - Open to all. Any number of entries per village. Top 2 quickest times will be recorded.
  • 4x100m Relay - Open to all ages. Teams of 4.

Entry Requirements:

1. Three sections of competition, one for small villages/parishes (electoral role population of 1250 or under); one for medium villages/parishes (1251- 4250); larger villages/ market towns (4251 and over)

2. Up to 4 small adjoining villages/parishes may join together to form a team

3. Each village team must be selected from those who reside within the village or parish

4. A person may compete in the Archery and the Watt Bikes competition as well as another sport, although ideally a village will have people for each activity. All the other sports will clash.

5. Senior competition means over 16 years and junior competition means under 16 years and over 8 years unless otherwise stated.

6. Villages may enter the event with as many or as few team entries as they wish i.e. they may enter just one event or any number up to the full nine.

7. A points system will be in place to decide the overall winning villages. 

Once registered, villages across the district will be offered taster sessions in up to 6 sports of their choice. You find a suitable venue and we'll supply the coaches - all free of charge.

For more information and to register your interest, please visit www.activenorfolk.org/villagegames or call Laura Avenal on: 07795291256.

Many thanks,

 

Laura Avenal

Rural Sports Development Officer

Active Norfolk

Easton College, Easton, Norwich, NR9 5DX

Mobile: 07795291256

 

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