EPFA Next generation experience 2019

EPFA Next Generation Experience, Scotland

The EPFA Next Generation Experience 2019 event for age 16 and under will take place on


Monday 29th July to Friday 2nd August 


Sport Scotland National Sports Training Centre in Inverclyde, Scotland.


Participants from Scotland, England, Rep of Ireland, Denmark, Finland and France 

will enjoy a mixture of powerchair football and social interactions over the days spent together. 


Alongside the EPFA Next Generation Experience event there will be Classification Training led by 

FIPFA Head of Classification Stewart Evans. This will be a great opportunity for countries who have not started classification 

to take that first step in developing their own national classifiers who can then progress on to become international classifiers.


EPFA Next Generation Experience 2019 is hosted by the Scottish Powerchair Association 

and the Sport Scotland National Training Centre at Largs is supporting in organizing the event.


Here is a link to the Scottish Powerchair Associations announcement:

 https://thespfa.org/2019/07/24/epfa-next-generation-experience/ 

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EPFA Champions Cup 2020

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EPFA Champions Cup 2020

 EPFA are pleased to announce that the Champions Cup 2020 will take place in Geneva
Switzerland from August 24th to 30th 2020. 

Further information will follow soon to the National Organizations of Powerchair Football. 

EPFA Nations Cup 22nd-26th May 2019 Pajulahti, Finland

Nations Cup 2019

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Nations Cup 2019 is held in Pajulahti, FINLAND

 

EPFA Announcement - Nations Cup 2019

EPFA are delighted to announce the confirmation of the EPFA Nations Cup 2019.

The competition will take place from 21stMay – 27th May 2019 and will be held at the Pajulahti Sports Institute in Nastola, Finland.

We are delighted to be working in partnership with the  Football Association of Finland and the Pajulahti Sports Institute to deliver the second EPFA Nations Cup.


EPFA President, Donal Byrne said,
"I am delighted that the dates have been confirmed for the 2nd European Nations Cup in Finland. Having visited the venue in Pajulahti earlier this year, it is a very exciting prospect to see powerchair football have this platform next year to showcase the very best players from Europe. We look forward to working with the Local Organizing Committee to deliver another memorable powerchair football event in May 2019."


Seven European Countries

 Seven countries from across Europe will compete to become Europe´s number one National team and also battle it out for five places at the next FIPFA World Cup in Australia in 2021:


Austria

Denmark

England

Finland

France

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Draw for the Nations Cup 2019

The draw for the Nations Cup 2019 were held 15th March at the Finnish Football Association Headquarters in Helsinki. 


Results of the draw:

A Finland

B Northern Ireland

C  England

D Austria

E Rep.of Ireland

F Denmark

G France


Our Sports Director Adam McEvoy informed:


  "We will now proceed with a Round robin competition featuring 7 teams. 

We are scheduling that the teams finishing in 4th, 3rd, 2nd and 1st place in the Group Stage will progress straight to semi-final fixtures.

The teams finishing in 5th, 6th and 7th position will play each other in a second round-robin style format to establish the overall 5th, 6th and 7th placings. This has been established in order to decide the team who finishes in 5th place and will therefore be awarded a ticket to take part in the 2021 World Cup.

We will provide you with further details on the competition format in due course."

Opening game will be held 22nd May in Pajulahti

The Opening game will be held in Pajulahti Event Venue 22nd May after the opening seremony between host country Finland and Northern Ireland.

Our Flagship Events

EPFA Nations Cup

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The EPFA Nations Cup is the European championship competition for member countries. 

It acts as the FIPFA World Cup qualification event for European countries.

EPFA Champions Cup

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The EPFA Champions Cup is the European Club competition for Powerchair Football. 

Teams qualify through their own domestic competitions in order to play to be crowned the best team in Europe.

EPFA Next Generation Experience

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The EPFA Next Generation Experience is a development event for players under the age of 16 years old.

Players attend a training camp to receive coaching in a social environment designed to create new friendships.

EPFA Event Schedule 2018-21

EPFA operate on a 4 year competition cycle, which includes Nations Cup (National Teams), Champions Cup (Club competition) and a series of development events for countries and players.

Find out more

EPFA Past Events

EPFA Home Nations 2017

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Valence School in Kent, England hosted a  development competition for Youth teams from England, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland.

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EPFA Champions Cup 2016

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10 teams from 4 nations (Denmark, England, France and Ireland) traveled the EPFA Champions Cup hosted by Aarhus Rolling Devils in Hou, Denmark.

Read Event Report

EPFA Development Event 2016

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Teams from Austria, Germany, and youth teams from Ireland and England, took part in a development competition and training event. 

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EPFA Under 16's Camp 2015

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15 young players from across Europe traveled to Paris, France to take part in a 5 day training and social camp in Vaucresson.

Read Event Report

EPFA Nations Cup 2014

France crowned EPFA Nations Cup 2014 winners.

6 Countries headed to the University of Limerick, Ireland for the inaugural EPFA Nations Cup.  This event was the European qualifier for the FIPFA World Cup.

Read Event Report

EPFA Champions Cup 2013

Villeneuve d’Ascq crowned EPFA Champions Cup 2013 Champions

10 teams from 5 nations (Denmark, England, France, Ireland and Switzerland) headed to Châtenay-Malabry, France for the EPFA Champions Cup. 

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Event Calendar

EPFA EVENTS

29/7-2/8 2019

EPFA Next Generation Experience 2019

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29/7-2/8 2019

EPFA Next Generation Experience 2019

Participants age 16 and under from Scotland, England, Rep of Ireland, Denmark, Finland and France will enjoy a mixture of powerchair football and social interactions over the days spent together. Alongside the event there is classification training led by FIPFA Head of Classification. 

20/10-27/10 2019

Football For All Leadership Programme

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20/10-27/10 2019

Football For All Leadership Programme

 The Football For All Leadership Programme is the first programme specifically designed to promote employability and entrepreneurship of disabled people in the football world.
Last year EPFA sponsored Lewis McConnell from Scotland on the programme and have been very pleased with Lewis's commitment and development of his project over the last eight months. Two other participants from powerchair football, Jason Browning and Marcus Fritsch also signed up for the leadership programme.
This year EPFA wish to sponsor a new participant on the 2019 programme which will take place in Lisbon from 20th to 27th October. EPFA will sponsor the participants fee and the flight to Portugal.
To be in with a chance of being this year's sponsored participant please send a brief email outlining why you would like to take part in the leadership programme to

president@europeanpfa.com
Closing date for email considerations is Sunday 30th June 2019.
Take a moment to find out more about the programme here 

https://www.integrated-dreams.com/football-for-all-leadership-program 

24/8-30/8 2020

EPFA Champions Cup 2020

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24/8-30/8 2020

EPFA Champions Cup 2020

 EPFA are pleased to announce that the Champions Cup 2020 will take place in Geneva
Switzerland from August 24th to 30th 2020.
Further information will follow soon to the National Organizations of Powerchair Football. 

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