Schools Championships

England Hockey Championship programme for schools’ teams

Boys celebrating team success at the State School Championship

The following competitions will run for the 2023-24 season for both Boys and Girls:
U18 Tier 1 Championships
U18 Tier 2 Championships & Plate
U16 Tier 1 Championships
U16 Tier 2 Championships & Plate
U14 Tier 1 Championships & Plate

Details of the U18 Tier 1 and U16 Tier 1  Tier 1 Championships and the Girls U18 Tier 2, U16 Tier 2 and U14 Tier 1 Championships can be found on the RH column. The other Boys Championships start in the second term and entries are open until 4 October.   

Area-based competitions

For entry into Area-based activity (U18 Tier 3, U16 Tier 3, U14 Tier 2, U13 & U11 competitions) please contact your Area Schools Competition Organiser. If you are unsure as to who this is, please email

Fixtures & Results
You can see details of the 2023-24 Championships' draws on the tabs on the RH side of the page. These will be updated with results during the season.

Admin queries
For any queries relating to administration and entry please email

Championship competitions
These are national entry competitions. England Hockey and Areas also runs a range of Tiered Championships to endeavour to cater for all schools. This includes ones with local and Area competitions leading in some to national finals. For more details see links to Background & Further details and Competition Tier information below.