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Topflight Schools Nations Hockey Tournament 2017

Schools Nations Tournament Scotland 28th October – 31st October 2017

Following our successful 2016 Schools Nations Tournaments in Scotland we are delighted that the 2017 tournament will again be held, in association with Scottish Hockey, in The Glasgow National Hockey Centre, Glasgow Green, in Hutcheson’s Grammar School and in Clydesdale HC.  The aim of the tournament is to have 16 participating schools from Ireland (North & South), England, Scotland and Wales. Topflight are delighted to combine their many years of experience at organising specialist school sports tours, with the hands-on expertise of Scottish Hockey, to offer a fantastic and memorable tournament.

Tournament Programme 
Each team can bring 20 players + coaches. All players must be under 18 years of age and all players may be substituted in each game. There will be 16 teams in 4 pools of 4. Each team will play 3 pool games, a quarter final, a semi final and a final game. Games will be of 40 mins duration-20 mins each way. Teams from Ireland & the UK have been invited to participate.

Sporting facilities
The Glasgow National Hockey Centre in Glasgow Green was the venue for the Commonwealth Games and we are very excited that it is available to us. Hutchesons School and Clydesdale HC share the same campus. In all we will have three water based fields and a high quality sand based field at our disposal. All the teams will have the opportunity to play at Glasgow Green.

4 Day Tour Includes:
Return coach and ferry to Scotland (From Ireland only)
All transfers in Scotland
3 nights B&B accommodation in Glasgow Hotel, 3 evening meals including a BBQ
Full participation in the Topflight Hockey Schools Nations Tournament.
Tournament registration fee.
Trophy and medals for cup winners and runners up.
1 group leader free place with every 10 paying students.
Comprehensive travel & sports insurance.
Dinner and disco on the last night.

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Sample Itinerary

Day 1
Transfer to Glasgow
  • Pick up from your school
  • Transfer from your school to the ferry and to hotel in Glasgow (From Ireland only)
  • Tournament check-in & registration
Day 2
Group Matches
  • Transfer to the hockey venues where each team will play 3 pool matches during the day.
Day 3
Finals Day
  • Quarter, Semi and finals day
  • Each team plays 2 knockout matches culminating in a third final game.
  • Medal ceremony.
  • Dinner and disco at the hotel for all teams
Day 4
Return Home
  • Return ferry and coach will leave your team at your school.

Republic of Ireland
01 240 1753

Northern Ireland
00353 1 240 1753

Why Choose Topflight?

  • 25 years experience

    Our Managing Director, Marco Piccoli has worked in student group travel for 25 years and is as passionate about delivering the best possible experience to his many long term and repeat clients More →

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    We are experts in our field and can tailor make any of our itineraries to best suit our clients’ needs. We offer excellent value and exceptional service. More →

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