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Friends of William de Ferrers School will be hosting five-a-side Zorb Football on Saturday 21st October 2017 from noon on the school field. This promises to be a fun afternoon. 

Zorb Football is a great spectator and participator sport. No experience is required – you don’t need to be good at football to take part! A Zorb football match is played on a half sized football pitch between two teams of 5 players with no goalies. Each player dons a ‘battle ball’ prior to playing and attempts to score goals.  Each half will be 5 minutes with 3 minutes for half time.

The tournament is open to the whole community with an ‘under 18’ division and an ‘over 18’ division.  The only restriction for players is a minimum height of 1.2m (4ft).

To add to the family and spectator fun there will be refreshments including hot dogs, candyfloss and popcorn, and PartyMasters will supply bouncy castles. The money raised by Friends’ at this event will go towards replacing old computers at the school, so be sure to support us and be at this fun event.

Friends’ will be in school at lunchtime on Thursday 12th and Friday 13th October to promote the event to students and staff at the school.  Your son/daughter can sign up with their friends to make up a team or they can sign up individually and be allocated a team.  The payment of £5 will then be added to their ParentPay account.  Parents will be asked to sign a PartyMasters waiver.  Please ensure they return the signed form to the school before the event or they won’t be able to take part.

Friends’ are also encouraging parents and organisations/groups to submit a team for the event.  Entry packs are available from the school reception or by emailing the address below and include the entry form, waiver and rules.  Friends’ will also be taking late registrations on the day but this will depend on how many teams have entered in advance.  Sign up your team now to avoid disappointment!

Friends’ are looking for volunteers to help at the event so if you are available that afternoon or you would like any additional information please email friends@wdf.school

To see what Zorb Football involves click on the link below

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RntABg2V-H4&disable_polymer=true

 

Brenda Haffner

Chair of Friends’ of William de Ferrers School