Weetabix Wildcats sessions offer fun and inclusive football opportunities for girls aged 5-11. Applications to become a provider are now open!
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Weetabix Wildcats is an offer for every girl aged 5-11, regardless of ability, disability, impairment or health condition, to try football for the first time in a fun, safe environment.
Sessions take place on a weekly basis, either evenings or at weekends, and are focused on helping girls make friends, have fun and be active through football.
All sessions are delivered by FA qualified coaches, providing a safe place for girls to try football for the first time and develop key skills.
Weetabix Wildcats is a great starting point for those wishing to start girls provision for the first time.
A unique offer of Weetabix Wildcats sessions at a particular location and time, attracting a particular cohort/group of young girls.
The programme must be delivered for a minimum of 16 weeks per year
It must operate for at least two years (i.e. a minimum of 16 weeks in EACH year)
Have capacity to deliver for a minimum of 30 girls/participants per session
Each session must be a minimum of one hour duration
Staffing ratios appropriate to the group must be maintained
Each provider must use the England Football Events Platform to create sessions and take attendance weekly
Start-up grants of £900 (spread across two years)
Full training for your staff and volunteers
Ongoing delivery support
Access to online Weetabix Wildcats Community
Nike Kit and Equipment
Branded Marketing Assets
Access to online Weetabix Wildcats Store
Applications are welcomed from any organisation that meets the Weetabix Wildcats criteria. Organisations that have previously delivered Weetabix Wildcats can apply to run additional programmes. In doing so they must continue running the original sessions they have set up. We would especially welcome applicants from within Southampton and those looking to start girls provision within existing England Football Accredited Clubs.
To apply, please visit: https://faevents.thefa.com/
Window Closes 31st January 2022
For any further information, or support with the application process, please contact Flo.Lunn@HampshireFA.com