Royal Navy Recognised Sea Scouts

Soccer Sixes 2019

Soccer Sixes will take place on HMS EXCELLENT from 27th September until 29th September 2019.

The competition comprises of a set heats on the Saturday, followed by finals on the Sunday.  There are a number of trophies available for each section.

We are now accepting applications for Young People and Adults.  Bid forms can be found at the bottom of this page, but please read all relevant information before applying.

Teams are to arrive at HMS EXCELLENT between 1800 and 2130 on the Friday.  The event is expected to finish around 1400 on the Sunday.  We do not have access to transportation for this event, so we are unable to offer collection from public transport.  If this is a problem for your team, please contact and we will endeavor to help.

Accommodation is on-board HMS BRISTOL.  The minimum age for attending is 12 years.  More information about HMS Bristol can be found here.

Teams & Age Limits

Each team will comprise six players plus a substitute and may be mixed boys and girls.

Scouts must be 12 or older at the start of the event.  Scouts must be invested members of an RN Recognised Troop in accordance with POR 3.9 i). Therefore, the maximum age is 14 years 6 months on the day of the finals.

Explorers  must be invested members of the Explorer section in accordance with POR 4.7 l). Therefore, the maximum age is 18 years.

Scouts and Explorers may only play within the age group where they are invested. It is not permitted for Scouts to “play up” as Explorers.

Shin pads are mandatory whilst playing.

Individual strips are encouraged. Bibs will be provided if they are not available or there is a clash of colours.

Football boots must be worn by all players.

Competition Rules

Normal FA rules apply and:

  • Teams will consist of 6 players with one substitute permitted per game
  • Teams may be made up of boys and girls
  • Games will be 5 minutes duration with no half time
  • Semi-finals will be 7 minutes duration with no half time
  • The final will be 10 minutes duration with no half time

League position will be determined by:

  1. Most points
  2. Most wins
  3. Least defeats
  4. Most goals scored
  5. Least goals conceded
  6. Result between the 2 teams

Points available are: Win – 3, Draw – 1, Loss – 0


We welcome applications from adult leaders both with members of their groups or independently.

Each group must supply one team manager for each team – therefore if you are sending two teams, you must send two leaders.  We also welcome applications from additional leaders who will be able to assist in the running of the event.  There is no additional cost for adult leaders.

Adults must be over 18 years of age at the start of the event and hold a current appointment with a RN Recognised Sea Scout Group or be a current member of the ALNSASU.


If you have any questions, please send an email to


Please read all of the information below before submitting any forms.  The management team are busy Scout leaders like everyone else, so it is very important that you follow the instructions below.

Timeframe and Deadlines

Date Scouts/Explorers Adults
2359, 4th August 2019

Deadline for Bid Forms and Payments

This form only requests the number of teams you wish to bid for.  We do not need to know details of the individuals concerned at this stage.  Do not bid speculatively: We will expect that you can fill any places you are allocated.

We will try and allocate you places as soon as we can – if you apply earlier then we can confirm your place earlier!

Full Payment must by made by this date.  If we cannot allocate you a place that you have requested, we will refund your deposit.


Deadline for Adult Registrations

Each adult attending will need to fill in an online form. We ask that each leader fills in their own form to ensure the data is correct. Feel free to forward this page to your adult leaders so they can fill the form in.

Completing your form early is very helpful for the management team.

Week commencing 5th August 2019

Allocation of Teams

You will be informed by email during this week at the latest.

We will send out confirmation forms which will request the details of those attending the event.

If we are unable to confirm any places requested, we will maintain a reserve list.  If additional places become available, we will contact you.

2359, 8th September 2019

Deadline for Confirmation Forms

Online confirmation forms must be completed by this time.

Any groups who fail to comply with this requirement will forfeit their places.

Deadline for Adult Registration

As above.  This is the absolute deadline.

Week commencing 9th Sept 2019 Joining Instructions Issued Joining Instructions Issued
28th Sept 2019 Start of Event Start of Event


The cost for the event is £90 per team, including food and costs for leaders.  Payment is required in advance in accordance with the above schedule.  Please make payment by:

Make payable to: Sea Scout Central Fund
Post to:
Flat 7,
159 Elm Grove,
Write your Group Name and RN Number on back of the cheque.
Bank Transfer
Account Name: Sea Scout Central Fund
Sort code: 30-92-02
Account no: 01042219
Use your Group Name or RN number as payment reference

Online Application Forms

Closed Bid Form – NOT to be completed by Scouts or Parents
Open Confirmation Form – For teams
Open Adult Application Form – To be completed by each leader individually.

Forms and Documents

Permission Forms for Scouts and Explorers

Please print these forms off, and bring with you. Please do not send them to us electronically. It really helps at booking in if each Young Person is ready holding their own forms.

Download Permission and Personal Information Forms
Download Kit List

Forms for Adults

Please print these forms off, and bring with you. Please do not send them to us electronically.

Download Joining Instructions
Download Personal Information Form

Useful Documents for Leaders

Download Nights Away Notification
Download HMS Bristol Information Pack