2019 Boys Gala 15th & 16th June 2019

Dear Team Manager/Club Secretary


We would like to invite your Team/Club to our 2019 Football Gala to be held on the weekend of 15th and 16th June 2019. Those of you that have attended in the past will know how much we as a club pride ourselves in making everyone feel welcome and ensure the gala is run in the correct spirit that the game should be played in. To run along side the football there will be other activities to keep everyone entertained along with refreshments available to purchase all day.


Venue: The Den, Woodkirk Sports Club (formally Woodkirk Cricket Club), Dewsbury Road, Leeds WF12 7JL


Entry Fee: £25 per team and an additional £20 per team entered in the same age group


Team Format: U7’s and U8’s 5-a-side plus a maximum of 2 subs, all other age groups 6-a-side plus a maximum of 2 subs


Running Order for the Gala is as follows (age groups based on 2018/19 season):


Saturday 15th June 2019 Morning U7’s                  Afternoon U8’s & U9’s


Sunday 16th June 2019 Morning U11’s       Afternoon U12’s


Registration Times:


Morning: 9:30am registration with a scheduled 10:00am KO


Afternoon: 1:30pm registration with a scheduled 2:00pm KO


In accordance with FA rules/guidelines:

  • U7’s and U8’s will be run as a friendly competition with each child receiving a medal.
  • All other age groups will be based on a league format with top 2 teams from each league progressing to semi finals


Places are limited in each age group so please respond quickly to avoid disappointment as last years gala was oversubscribed. Enclosed with this invitation letter is a Registration Form. Please complete this and return with the appropriate Entry Fee (cheques made payable to Woodkirk Valley FC) ASAP to our gala co-ordinator:


Aaron Jackson, 23 Cross Flatts Parade, Beeston, Leeds, LS11 7JL


We look forward to welcoming you on the day.


Kevin Mawson


Woodkirk Valley FC