National handball Crossbar Challenge



National Schools Competition goes virtual - Crossbar challenge


National Schools Competition goes virtual - National Handball Crossbar challenge

Our normal National Schools Competition has again been affected by the Covid-19 restrictions.

We know that players, coaches and teachers alike will be missing the local, regional and national rivalries. Well - miss them no longer! By the end of 2020 we will crown the England Handball Crossbar Challenge - National Champions and prizes will be up for grabs (alongside bragging rights!).

The competition is open to the normal age and gender categories; Under-13 boys, Under-13 girls, Under-15 boys and Under-15 girls, and will close to entries on Friday 18 December. Watch the video above for more details and information on the rules.


  • Team of up to seven players to hit the goal crossbar as many times with throws from the 6m line.
  • Maximum of two throws per person. 60 second time limit.


  • 3m x 2m Goal
  • Mark 6m away from the centre of the goal
  • Handball (Size 1 for Under-13s, Size 2 for Under-15s)


Submit your score

To enter, upload a video of your attempt including your score and which age category to twitter and/or instagram tagging @englandhandball. We will create a league table and keep scores updated weekly! Good Luck