South Ashford Football Club
South Ashford Football Club

Our 2018 Tournament invite letter & entry form can be found in the club documents section of this website (here)


UPDATED (23/04/18)
At this year’s South Ashford FC 2018 Tournament we have spaces for an incredible 168 teams from age categories U7s through to U13s spread over 2 fantastic days of football. 
With many categories already or very near full we now have just 27 places in total left so if you were thinking of entering a team we recommend you do so ASAP before it's too late.

All places can be booked via email ( with payment made via BACs.
The following list details the current availability.

U7 – 9 places available
U8 - FULL (Ask about our reserve list)
U9 - FULL (Ask about our reserve list)
U10 – FULL (Ask about our reserve list)
U11 - FULL (Ask about our reserve list)
U12 – 4 places available
U13 – 11 places available

Our reserve list has proved very successful in the past with teams being offered places as other teams had to withdraw for various reasons.
We highly recommend enquiring to be placed on our reserve list as places do come up from time to time.


We are pleased to announce that Tasty Fresh Donuts will be attending this year’s tournament.
As well as Donuts, they will also have Popcorn, Candy Floss & Slushy's available to purchase.
They will also be bringing along their inflatable Slide & Dome.


We are pleased to welcome back Wayne Marsh and his Football Shot Stall for our tournament in May.
After attending for the first time last year, Wayne will be bringing his popular stall back with the chance to win a football shirt.


We are pleased to announce that Henry Moore and his Master Blaster Speed Cage will be attending this year’s tournament.
Our tournament is one of several events chosen to see who will qualify for the final in Gillingham and be named the fastest shot in Kent. 


We can confirm that SAFC Tournament regular Mark's Ice's will be our official tournament ice cream vendor once again.


We are pleased to announce that Chelsea Football Club Foundation will once again be supporting our tournament by sending coaches to our 2018 event.
Chelsea's Foundation have been a big supporter of our tournaments having attended the last 5, we are delighted to welcome them back for next year's.


Sponsorship Opportunities
Support grassroots football while exposing your companies brand to a UK & European wide audience when you sponsor the South Ashford Football Club 2018 Tournament
Purchase one of our tournament sponsorship packages and see your company brand on all of our media sites, electronic communications and our website in the build up to one of the biggest grassroots football tournaments in Kent.
As a sponsor your company will also enjoy mass exposure on the weekend of our tournament to around 5000 people who attend our event.
For more information regarding our tournament sponsorship packages please email


The South Ashford Football Club Tournament is an annual event held in Ashford, Kent

With our tournament venue only minutes away from the M20 motorway, this allows for easy access from London, Dover and the Channel Tunnel, and with the International train station in Ashford, access from Europe couldn’t be easier.

Our tournament committee have been organising the clubs showcase event since 2010.
Within this time we have seen our event grow year on year from 40 teams that attended our very first tournament to the 160 teams that participated in our 2017 event.
To facilitate this growth our tournament has taken place at 3 venues over the years from Pitchside to Homelands Park to our new home at Sandyacres.

A popular choice in the tournament calendar for local clubs our tournament also attracts teams from all over the UK & Europe.
Our tournaments popularity has seen yearly support from local businesses and those further afield including household names Chelsea FC and Mitre.

Our 2018 tournament will see the event expand once again with the addition of a girls section and the inclusion of a secondary competition within each age group.

More than just a football tournament, our event sees a number of side stalls and activities for all the family to enjoy.
We have an official photographer on site who as well as taking photos of the football will take family photos on request.

So why choose the South Ashford FC Tournament:

As well as the above our event also includes the following:

• Competition for age groups U7s, U8s, U9s, U10s, U11s, U12s, U13s & U14s (2017/18 season)
• (New for 2018) Girls only competition with age groups for U8s, U10s, U12 & U14s (2017/18 season)
• All age groups 6 a-side
• A minimum of 5 games for your team within the group stages*
• A quarter-final and the opportunity of a semi-final and final for teams finishing 1st & 2nd in the group stages*
•(New for 2018) A semi-final and the chance of a final in a secondary competition for teams finishing 3rd in the group stages*
• Qualified referees for ALL matches
• Match quality footballs for ALL matches
• (New for 2018) All players will receive a participation medal as a memento of the tournament**
• Car park available at £2 per vehicle including 1 free tournament program
• Entry fee of £30 per team

* Dependant on amount of teams entered
** Winners & Runners up will receive their own medals

Our 2018 Tournament will take place at Sandyacres Sports & Social Club, Sandyhurst Lane, Ashford, Kent TN25 4NT on the weekend of 12th & 13th May 2018.

Please keep an eye on here and our facebook group for up to date information regarding our tournament.
Please also follow our new Twitter account @SAFC2018Tourno

To add your club/team to our mailing list for our 2018 tournament please email