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Hunstanton Walking Football tournament 2024

The growing sport of walking football comes to Hunstanton on 18 May 2024. A small, eight team tournament for teams over 60 years of age

Walking football

Key information

  • Venue: Hunstanton Recreation Ground, Cromer Road, PE36 6DZ
  • Date: Saturday 18 May 2024
  • Time: 10am to 4pm (approx.)
  • Cost: £30 per team

About the tournament

The growing sport of walking football comes to Hunstanton. A small, eight team tournament for teams over 60 years of age. Organised by the Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk and Heacham Walking FC.

All teams may bring squads of up to 12 players and all players must be over 60 on the day of the event. Please note that the playing surface is grass so consideration should be given to correct footwear. The tournament will take the form of mini-leagues in a round-robin format followed by cross over games which will ensure a good amount of play. Medals will be awarded to event winners and runners up. WFA referees are currently invited to the event.

Changing facilities are available. Best Bites will be on site selling food and refreshments.

Competition/playing rules are available here.

Please note the rules regarding shin pads and jewellery.

Thank you to Alive Lynnsport in King’s Lynn for the loan of tournament goals.

Entry

Entry is online only and will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.

Your entry will be acknowledged and you will be sent joining instructions prior to the event.

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Enter the Hunstanton Walking Football tournament

Heacham Walking FC

If you’d like to try walking football, you’ll be welcome to come and join in with one of our sessions. We meet on Mondays every week at 5pm for training at the Sports & Social Club, Station Road, Heacham PE31 7HG (Astro pitch). We have members in their 50s, 60s and 70s. We play friendlies and tournaments around the area. More information is available from Stephen Watson on 07931 383401.

Hunstanton

The seaside town is a Victorian resort and retains its Victorian charm and character to this day, remaining a popular holiday destination for visitors of all ages. From buzzing family activities such as Crazy Golf, Pitch-and-Putt, and the Oasis Leisure Centre to the tranquil Esplanade Gardens and marvellous sunsets, there is something for everyone. Hunstanton’s excellent beach offers ideal conditions for playing on the sand, exploring rock pools, and enjoying the sea and as the only west facing resort on the East coast it is an ideal location for water sports.

More details about the town plus overnight accommodation is available on the Visit West Norfolk website.

Further Information

If you would like further information about the tournament please contact Roger on 01553 616326 or Steve on 07931 383401.

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