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    Eligibility:

    The Sports Direct FAI Summer Soccer Schools are open to boys and girls between the ages of 6 & 14. The participant must be at least 6 years of age or no older than 14 years of age on the last day of the Summer Soccer School that they are attending.



    Insurance:

    All Sports Direct FAI Summer Soccer Schools venues will be covered by Public Liability Insurance only.



    Fees & Discounts:

    Once the fees have been received, a receipt will be issued by email. The receipt is confirmation of your place on the Sports Direct FAI Summer Soccer Schools. For bookings made directly with the host venue, cheques and postal orders should be made payable to the host venue.


    Additional Extra Time registrations can be made retrospectively. Availing of our Extra Time discount requires that the kit and backpack from the first camp attended be used at the second camp also as these items will not be provided to Extra Time bookers. A second football will be provided. Extra Time places cannot be used across both Mainstream and Goalkeeper Camps. The Extra Time place can only be used on the same type of camp booked initially. Family discounts apply to the second, third and fourth child on a booking. Family discounts apply to registrations made at the same time within the same booking, and cannot be applied retrospectively.


    A late booking fee of €10 will apply to places booked within five days of your chosen camp’s start date. This €10 will be automatically added to the price of all bookings made within five days of your chosen camp’s start date. No late booking fee will apply to Extra Time bookings, however places are subject to availability.


    Vouchers:

    Vouchers can only be redeemed at the time of making the first booking. They cannot be used retrospectively or when adding additional registrations to a booking such as an “Extra Time” place. A Limit of one voucher per registration applies. Vouchers are only deductible towards the base price of a single registration and cannot be applied against any additional products or costs. Please refer to your promotional voucher for the expiry date and any additional terms or conditions. Vouchers have a cash value of €0.001 and are not transferable or assignable. The FAI reserves the right to cancel vouchers at any time.



    Medical Assistance:

    The information provided is used to help us make sure that your child gets the camp experience they deserve and has a fantastic week of football. The FAI will not permit any child to participate in the Sports Direct FAI Summer Soccer Schools Programme without a medical consent form completed by their parent(s)/guardian(s) where appropriate. By signing up to the programme you give your permission to allow your child to be given medical treatment either by way of first aid by a suitably qualified person or by a doctor. You also consent to your child being taken to a doctor or hospital in case of emergency. With child safety and welfare at the forefront, the FAI reserve the right to refuse an applicant based on the medical information provided. All Sports Direct FAI Summer Soccer Schools head coaches are qualified First Aiders and are trained to administer Epipenin in an emergency anaphylaxis situation. They are not however trained or responsible to administer any other medications or monitor other medical conditions. Camp participants with medical conditions must be capable of self-monitoring and self-administering unless accompanied by a parent/guardian throughout the week. If there is any change to the medical information you provided on your application form you must inform us prior to your Summer Soccer School.



    Children with Additional needs:

    As above, the information we receive will help us make sure that your child has a fantastic week with us and gets the camp experience they deserve. In the unfortunate event that a disability cannot be accommodated in a safe and secure environment, the FAI reserve the right to refuse an applicant. However, the FAI will try to accommodate these participants in other Football For All camps.  Where deemed necessary, the FAI will endeavour to provide a support coach to ensure that children with additional needs are accommodated. The cost of the support coach will be covered by the FAI for a period of one week, should such assistance be required for the same child in a subsequent week, the cost of same will be borne by the parent/guardian. The FAI may contact you in advance of any camp in order to assess the level of assistance required.



    Damages/Injuries/Loss of Possessions:

    The Sports Direct FAI Summer Soccer Schools are staffed by accredited FAI Coaches appointed by the host venue who will implement the highest safety measures. The FAI will not be held responsible for damages, injuries or loss of possessions. We strongly recommend that all valuables be left at home.



    Conduct:

    Participants must follow the instructions of the coaching staff in charge. Misbehaviour or bullying may result in the participant being expelled from the Sports Direct FAI Summer Soccer School and any fees will not be refunded. In the interest of safety, participants are not permitted to leave the Summer Soccer School Programme during the coaching session times without the written consent of a parent/guardian. If a child is expelled from their Summer Soccer School, their parent/guardian will be contacted immediately and appropriate arrangements for the collection of the child will be made should the participant not have parental consent to travel to and from the venue.



    Playing Attire:

    All participants must wear the official 2019 Sports Direct Summer Soccer Schools playing kit at all times throughout the duration of the camp.



    General Information:

    The FAI Local Venue Coordinator and Head Coach are responsible to the FAI for all activities for the duration of the Sports Direct FAI Summer Soccer Schools Programme at his/her local venue. The FAI Head Coach in charge will manage all coaching activities during the Soccer School period in his/her venue.



    Retention of Data Policy

    For your convenience, we will retain all data inputted by you while completing your Profile and Child Details from the time of entry up until the time the child passes the maximum age for the programme. This is for your convenience if or when you chose to use your profile to book future camps, alternatively you would be required to set up a new profile every year if/when looking to book a camp. You can decide to have this data deleted at any time by simply contacting 1890 653 653 to discuss. At such time the data can be deleted at the end of the current programme.

    Photographic or Video Permission:

    Please tick the box provided at the time of booking if you consent to the use of photographic or video material only to be used by the FAI for promotional purposes. If the participating child is under a court order or is in care of the HSE the parent/guardian must advise the FAI of this in writing before the commencement of the Sports Direct FAI Summer Soccer Schools.



    Mobile Phones:

    There are no mobile phones permitted at the Sports Direct FAI Summer Soccer Schools and use of same is not permissible. There is no responsibility on the FAI for their safe keeping and so it is strongly advised that devices are kept at home.



    Weather:

    The FAI shall not be accountable should the Sports Direct FAI Summer Soccer Schools programme activities be suspended or cancelled due to adverse weather. In cases where the weather has affected the condition of the playing surface or is deemed so bad that coaching activities have to be suspended, the coaching staff will be available to supervise alternative indoor activities, only if the host club or venue can provide such an indoor facility. Please note the vast majority of Summer Soccer Schools venues cannot provide indoor playing facilities. Should such a facility not be available and the conditions show no signs of improving, the FAI will contact the parent or guardian to advise them of the suspension of coaching activities if necessary. It will then be the responsibility of the parent/guardian to make arrangements to collect their child immediately. The coaching staff will supervise all children until they have been collected.



    Cancellations & Camp Transfers:

    All cancellations must be notified to the Sports Direct FAI Summer Soccer Schools Programme, National Sports Campus, Abbotstown, Dublin 15 or phone 1890 653 653. All cancellations carry a €10 cancellation fee, except where the cancellation is made after the Summer Soccer School has commenced in which case there is no refund.


    In exceptional circumstances it may be possible to facilitate transfer of bookings to alternative dates/venues. If you wish to transfer a booking you must contact 1890 653 653 at least one full week prior to the start date of the original booking. Venue and date changes can be facilitated, but substitution of participants is not allowed.



    Refunds:

    No refunds will be made after the playing kit has been presented to the participants or should the cancellation be notified after the camp has commenced. In the unlikely event that inclement weather forces the cancellation of the full week’s activities a full refund will be issued. If inclement weather causes only partial cancellation of the week, no refund will be issued. The FAI must be notified of any refund queries before Monday 9th September 2019.



    Corporate Social Responsibility:

    All Sports Direct FAI Summer Soccer Schools kits (jersey, shorts and socks) are Umbro branded. Umbro’s code of ethics known as the Code of Conduct is based on the ETI Base Code which reflects relevant International Labour Organisation (ILO) Conventions. Umbro is an active member of FAIR Labour Association (FLA) and World Sporting Goods Federation Industry (WSGF) who both recognise ETI base code as a code of standard. Umbro have a strategic planned monitoring and remediation programme which complies with FLA requirements across its global supply base which include the use of an internal monitoring team, nominated external auditors (Bureau Veritas) and LA Independent announced and unannounced auditing.