The Great Britain Junior Programme is delighted to announce a trial on Saturday 23 October 2021 in Bristol.

We are specifically targeting U17 players but are also looking to improve on our existing U19 team as well.

Head Coach Neale McMaster said

“I’m absolutely delighted to announce our trials and forward programme for 2021. It’s been a long 18 months away from GB football, and I know that myself and the staff are raring to go and see what the best in British American football has to offer.”

Eligibility: U19 team
To be eligible for this trial, players must be born on any date on or between 1 January 2003 and 31 December 2005 and currently registered on the BAFA Azolve system.

Any players selected from this trial will be additions to our existing squad, not replacements, to ensure we have the best possible athletes in our age group available for our upcoming games in 2022.

Eligibility: U17 team
To be eligible for this trial, players must be born on any date on or between 1 January 2005 and 31 December 2007 and currently registered on the BAFA Azolve system.

Any players selected from this trial will be additions to our existing squad, not replacements, to ensure we have the best possible athletes in our age group available for our upcoming games in 2022.

How to sign up
Trials cost £10 per player and are available for sign up through the BAFA membership system by clicking on the appropriate link below.

U19 trial: https://bafa.azolve.com/workbench/public/events?ref=B0DE6D9ED43D1C6C78AB7627DED61200F1CD4622

U17 trial: https://bafa.azolve.com/workbench/public/events?ref=F223CA8FE4F8FE5F8C4B30D9B1F0F46CFCA0101A

Both events will be on Saturday 23 October 2021 and held at SGS College WISE Campus, New Rd, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS34 8LP

Please only register for one position on one team, otherwise you will be charged for each separate registration.

Registrations will close on Friday 8 October at 5pm.

Players will be invited to login or set up a new profile when signing up for an event. Existing members who are currently, or who have previously registered for Youth or Junior Contact or any other National Leagues team and/or already have a profile on the system should use their existing login details. Please DO NOT set up a new profile.

Participants who are not currently registered on the National Leagues registration system with a National Leagues club, nor have an existing profile – for example community league players who are age eligible – will need to set up a new user profile as part of the event sign up process. Please note: only a basic profile sign-up is needed to register for an event.

Player information
All trialists must complete the form below as well as registering to provide appropriate player and parent information and speed up registration on the day.

Player information form: https://forms.gle/BxWEret5JwEn1b2y6

Useful trial information
We request all trialists be at the venue for 10:30am to complete the registration process, prior to a 12pm start.

All trials are fully kitted, including lower sets/leg pads. There are no kit or training tops to supply, so we request that players bring their own practice jerseys and equipment. Offensive players wear white jerseys, defensive players should wear black and QBs red jerseys .

Forward programme
In addition to the trial dates above, and for reference only, we can announce our upcoming dates for both U17 and U19 programmes of the rest of 2021.

27 November 2021: Practice

11 December 2021: Practice

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