Specsavers Surrey Youth Games

The Surrey Youth Games (SYG), sponsored by Specsavers, is the largest annual youth sports festival in Surrey and gives young people (aged 7 to 16 years) experience of a competitive, countywide sporting tournament.

2018 Games: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 June at Surrey Sports Park and Woking Leisure Centre

Registration for the 2018 Specsavers Surrey Youth Games is now closed.

About the Games

The games are essentially a mini-Olympic event, where each of the eleven districts and boroughs in Surrey compete against each other in a variety of sports.

Children in the district get up to eight weeks free coaching in a range of different sports and then get selected to compete for Mole Valley.

Most of this year's action will take place on 'Super Sunday' at Surrey Sports Park. Girls Cricket and Football will take place on the Saturday, as well as Badminton and Senior Squash which will take place at Woking Leisure Centre (operated by Freedom Leisure in conjunction with Woking Borough Council).

Sport training sessions available

SportGenderAgesSchool YearVenueDayDatesTimes
Badminton U11Mixed9 - 11 yrs5 & 6The Ashcombe School Sports HallWednesdays25 April - 20 June (no session 30 May)6.30 - 8pm
Badminton U14Mixed11- 14 yrs7, 8 & 9The Ashcombe School Sports HallWednesdays 25 April - 20 June (no session 30 May)8 - 9.30pm
Cricket U11Girls8 - 11 yrs4, 5 & 6Newdigate Cricket ClubThursdays26 April - 21 June (no session 31 May)6 - 7.30pm
Football U9Girls7 - 9 yrs3 & 4KGV Playing Fields, ChartdownsFridays27 April - 22 June (no session 1 June)5 - 6pm
Football U11Girls9 - 11 yrs5 & 6KGV Playing Fields, ChartdownsFridays27 April - 22 June (no session 1 June)5 - 6pm
Hockey U11 BoysBoys9 - 11 yrs5 & 6TBCTBCTBCTBC
Hockey U11 GirlsGirls9 - 11 yrs5 & 6TBCTBCTBCTBC
Judo U13 BoysBoys8 - 12 yrs3 - 7Dorking Sports CentreSaturdays21 April - 16 June (no session 26 May)4.45 - 5.45pm
Judo U13 GirlsGirls8 - 12 yrs3 - 7Dorking Sports CentreSaturdays21 April - 16 June (no session 26 May)4.45 - 5.45pm
Lacrosse U15Mixed11 - 15 yrs7 - 10Manor House SchoolTBCTBCTBC
Netball U13Girls11 - 13 yrs7 & 8Manor House SchoolMondays23 April - 18 June (no session 28 May)7 - 8.30pm
Netball High 5Girls9 - 11 yrs5 & 6Manor House SchoolMondays23 April - 18 June (no session 28 May)5.30 - 7pm
Rugby U11Girls9 - 11 yrs5 & 6Dorking Rugby ClubWednesdays25 April - 20 June (no session 30 May)4.45 - 6pm
Squash U10Mixed7 - 10 yrs3 - 5Leatherhead Leisure CentreSaturdays28 April - 16 June (no session 26 May & 2 June) 2.30 - 3.30pm
Squash U13Mixed10 - 13 yrs6 - 8Leatherhead Leisure CentreSaturdays28 April - 16 June (no session 26 May & 2 June)3.30 -4.30pm
Tennis U8Mixed7 - 8 yrs3Dorking Lawn Tennis & Squash ClubWednesdays2 May - 20 June (no session 26 May)5 - 6pm

Eligibility for the Games

To compete for Mole Valley District Council you must:

  • live or go to school in Mole Valley
  • be of the correct age and gender for the sport you wish to take part in.
  • be below county standard in the sport you wish to take part in
  • unfortunately, it is only possible to register to compete in a maximum of two sports on the weekend of the SYG tournament (one on the Saturday and one on the Sunday). It is not possible to compete in two different sports on the same day of the games weekend
  • want to have loads of fun!

Support the sustainability of the Games  

After registering your participant - or at any time until 24 May - make a pit stop at the Shop. Your purchases will go towards the sustainability of the Games. In the Shop you can purchase:

  • Specsavers Surrey Youth Games souvenir hoodie - a warm and cosy hoodie to keep you warm at training and to show-off to your friends and family that you are involved in the largest youth multisport event in the County.
  • Book your family onto a family activity (jogging and/or golf) - a bit of healthy competition between brother and sister, mum and dad is what every family needs to have a fun-packed Sunday, whether you are selected for the Games competition weekend or not.
  • Donate to support the Games continue its 21 year legacy in the county and ensure that more young people can have the same opportunities.

For more information on all of the above visit the Shop or go to www.activesurrey.com/syg/parentinformation.

2017 Games - scorching temperatures

Last year during the weekend of record temperatures, 220 sporting stars from Mole Valley were given the opportunity to experience SYG and were able to showcase their talents and teamwork against other children from all the different districts/boroughs in Surrey. 

Across the 19 teams Mole Valley entered into the games they did brilliantly and managed to accumulate 7 medals overall, doing the District extremely proud.

For further information about the Specsavers Surrey Youth Games please visit Active Surrey's website.

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Last Updated: 25/05/2018

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