Get a Futsal Scholarship with a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport. Open for boys and girls aged 16-18.
Would you like to play for the Blackburn Rovers' Futsal team? Then why not find out more at our opening evening next week.
The open evening will take place on Tuesday 24th February from 6.00pm - 7.30pm at the Bryan Douglas Darwen End Stand.
The evening will involve a presentation full of information on the course. Following the presentation, the floor will be open for any questions that anyone may have.
Launched in the summer of 2013, the new Futsal Education Programme provides a perfect pathway into further education through study and by utilising the increasingly popular form of the 'Beautiful Game' - Futsal.
You could be among those to follow in the footsteps of our current scholars, who are well on their way to gaining valuable qualifications, allowing access to university and employment in the sport & leisure industry, while representing Blackburn Rovers.
The two-year Futsal Education Scholarship through The Football League Trust and in partnership with TVS is open to current Year 11 & 12 male and female students, regardless of your playing ability.
The scholarship, which is based at Ewood Park Stadium, will join a full-time education package, which allows scholars to:
LEARN: Study towards a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (worth up to 3 A-Levels)
TRAIN: Regular Futsal coaching to develop technical, tactical and physical ability
PLAY: Represent Blackburn Rovers in the Football League Trust Futsal League
WORK: Open the door to university courses and careers in the sports industry
What is Futsal?
Approved by the likes of FIFA, UEFA and the FA, Futsal is played in a quick and exciting five-a-side format that is geared towards the development of a player's skills, technique and in-game decision making.
Course Entry Requirements - Each person must have:
Level 3 (two year course) - a mimimum of 4 GCSE Grade C and above including English
What to do next?
To attend our open evening or for further information, simply email your contact details to - Chris.McGrail@brfctrust.co.uk
or complete the attached application form and send to the football club.