We have taken the decision to cancel all School Games county final events in West Yorkshire and South Yorkshire that were due to take place the 2019/2020 academic year.
Further decisions will be made in line with schools, venues the Government‘s advice on mass gatherings, advice on social distancing in sporting events and Sport England‘s position on the School Games competition structure.
The School Games is a unique opportunity to motivate and inspire millions of young people across the country to take part in more competitive school sport.
The Games are made up of four levels of activity: competition in schools, between schools, at county/area level and a national finals event:
Level 1 – sporting competition for all students in school through intra-school competition
Level 2 – individuals and teams are selected to represent their schools in local inter-school competitions
Level 3 – the county/area will stage multi-sport School Games festivals as a culmination of year-round school sport competition
Level 4 – the School Games finals: a national multi-sport event where the most talented young people in the UK will be selected to compete in our national sporting venues.
Yorkshire Sport Foundation organise the Level 3 Games in South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire.
How can I get involved?
- All school staff and PE teachers can start by encouraging young people to participate in sport and competitive opportunities within their own schools.
- Contact your local School Games Organiser for details of local qualifying competitions and inter school events. School Games Organisers are staff tasked with coordinating and delivering district qualifying rounds before schools can compete at a County level.
- There are a few ‘open’ events for direct entry that do not require qualification.
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