Blastoff is the football on your doorstep initiative from Activity Sheffield. It’s open to boys and girls aged 11 – 13 and 14 – 16 years.
Burngreave had its first ever Blastoff final on Friday 6th November at Fir Vale Sports Centre. Despite the cold wet weather 9 teams entered the tournament. The winners and runners up for each group have now qualified to represent the area in the Blastoff City Wide Competition on Friday 27th November!
The Burngreave Blastoff will be held some time in February / March so keep a look out for the promotion. In the mean time the Blastoff team will be running a community training session every Wednesday 7.00 pm to 8.30 pm at Verdon Recreation Centre.
Linked to Blastoff is a weekly 5-a-side football league called Friday 5ives which is held is at Concord Sports Centre every Friday between 5.00 pm and 7.00 pm. All you need to do is to get together with your mates and enter a team. No booking needed, just turn up on the night!
For more information please contact the Blastoff team on 0114 205 3725. Alternatively if you would like more information relating to other sport and physical opportunities in the area please contact Nick Gill North East Development Officer on 273 6496
Blastoff is a partnership event between Activity Sheffield, Sheffield Futures and South Yorkshire Police