Festival Rules

General information

  • WATER IS A SCARCE COMMODITY. PLEASE USE SPARINGLY.
  • Wherever possible, teams must please be at their venue 5 mins before they go on for their next game.
  • Powerade will be available at each venue. Teams must please help themselves.
  • Cloakrooms available at the Tennis Pavilion, After Care, at the side of the Minor-Hall, Swimming Pool and Squash Courts
  • Tea and Coffee for spectators in the Minor-Hall
  • Tea and Coffee for staff and coaches in the Tennis Pavilion
  • Please support the Food Trucks and PTA tuckshop
  • Lunches for players can be collected or enjoyed in the Powis Hall in the school from 12:00 each day
  • No injury time, injured players may be substituted during treatment period
  • Umpires/referees to please ref the game after their game except for polo (neutral refs)
  • Matches must please start on time in order to keep the programme running smoothly.

Hockey

  1. Bags may be stored in the dugout during matches
  2. No spectators in the dugout please
  3. Warm-up venue on High School Fields
  4. 10 minutes each way with a 2 minute break
  5. Teams must enter from the dugout. Please walk through the water and brush shoes.
  6. Exit through the gate near the swimming pool

Netball

  1. Bags can be stored in Pavilion classroom
  2. Warm-up venue on tennis court or C court
  3. Spectators to please stay behind demarcated lines
  4. Games to be started simultaneously
  5. 10 minutes each way with a 2 minute break

Squash

  1. All matches to be played PAR (point a rally) to 15
  2. Protective eyewear is compulsory
  3. In all cases the Festival Referees decision will be final. (Mrs Wendy Theron)
  4. Girls not involved in any other sports will be entertained with more social squash for an hour

Tennis

  1. Bags may be kept safe on the court against the fence up at the net
  2. Warm-ups must be limited to 5 minutes
  3. Timed Tennis will be played to avoid the games overlapping into Netball & Hockey times
  4. High School and Junior School Courts will be used.
  5. Girls not involved in any other sports will be entertained with more social tennis for an hour

Water Polo

  1. Bags will be kept safe against the wall near the town houses.
  2. Normal water polo rules apply. No time-outs.
  3. In all cases the Festival Referees decision will be final. (Mr Luke Crawford)
  4. Team mentioned first will wear white caps and start on the tennis court side
  5. All games will be 2 X 8 minute running time with a 2 minute break and 12 minute break before the next game