England Handball 2018/19 Schools competition information


England Handball Schools Competition format 

England Handball Schools Competition rules

England Handball – National Schools Competition Timeline
LEVEL 1 Intra-school competition  LEVEL 2 Local competition  LEVEL 3 County competition  REGIONAL Inter-county competition NATIONAL FINAL Finals Weekend 

School-led intra-school fixtures, friendlies and preparation, where demand permits. 

SGO-led local competition, where demand permits.  

CSP-led county competition (Winter School Games Festival).  

There will be eight England Handball-led Regional competitions in each age category.

Each county will be guaranteed one place in their respective Regional competition at each age/gender category.

One winning team from each region in each category will progress to the eight-team National Final. 

One qualifier from each of the eight regional competitions in each age/gender category.  

Dates of Competition: 

September to November

Dates of Competition: 

November  to February

Dates of Competition: 



April to May

Dates of Competition weekend in June

  • Saturday: under-15
  • Sunday: under-13


















The Regional Inter-county stage of the England Handball School's competition takes place from April to May. If you would like to promote your club, or your club would like to help out at the events please contact your Regional Partners Manager. The table below shows confirmed dates of regional competitions.

Region and counties Date 1 Venue Date 2 (If required) Venue 
South West: Cornwall; Devon; Somerset; Wesport; Gloucestershire; Wiltshire; Dorset 2 May 2018 Paignton Academy TBC TBC
South East: Sussex; Surrey; Hampshire; Kent; Berkshire; Buckinghamshire; Oxon 2 May 2018 Surrey Sports Park 9 May 2018 Surrey Sports Park
East: Bedfordshire; Hertfordshire; Cambridge; Norfolk; Suffolk; Essex  1 May 2018 Cambridge University 8 May 2018 Cambridge University
North West: Cheshire; Cumbria; Greater Manchester; Lancashire; Merseyside 10 May 2018 Oldham Leisure Centre 17 May 2018 Oldham Leisure Centre
North East: Humber; North Yorkshire; West and South Yorkshire; Tees Valley; County Durham; Northumberland; Tyne and Wear TBC TBC TBC TBC
East Midlands: Derbyshire; Leicestershire and Rutland; Lincolnshire; Northamptonshire; Nottinghamshire 14 May 2018 Derby Arena TBC TBC
West Midlands: Birmingham; Black Country; Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire; Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin; Stafforshire and Stoke on Trent; Hertfordshire and Worcestershire 21 May 2018 Aldersley TBC TBC