Applications are now open to become a provider of the Weetabix Wildcats in Cambridgeshire; a fantastic programme for 5-11 year-olds.
Throughout the upcoming UEFA Women’s EURO tournament and beyond, we will be signposting all young girls to find their nearest football offer and start to reap the benefits of playing our national game, so what better time to be a part of this exciting programme!
Applications are welcomed from any organisation that meet our Weetabix Wildcats programme criteria. We want to ensure there is access and opportunity for every girl and woman to be involved in our sport, and for the game to be truly representative of our society across all protected characteristics and social backgrounds. We therefore welcome and actively encourage applications from all communities and organisations that meet the programme criteria.
Weetabix Wildcats is an offer for every girl aged 5-11, regardless of ability, disability, impairment or health condition, to try football for the first time in a fun, safe environment. Sessions take place on a weekly basis, either evenings or at weekends, and are focused on helping girls make friends, have fun and be active through football.
Why Should I Become A Weetabix Wildcats Provider?
Weetabix Wildcats is a great opportunity to welcome new girls into the game, and we want to retain and grow these opportunities as much as possible! Wildcats provides clubs, schools, and organisations with the correct support to start girls’ football at a younger age group, providing specific training to centre staff, on-going support, branded equipment and funding to get you started.
What Will I Receive?
To help deliver your Wildcats sessions you will receive:
• £900 of funding over TWO years
• Kit and equipment - Nike footballs, branded bibs, Wildcats banners, etc.
• Bespoke training to help you set up your sessions – it is MANDATORY that providers must attend training sessions in August
• Promotional assets
• National promotion through the Find Football Search Engine & Weetabix Wildcats Boxes
• Access to the online Wildcats store
• Support from Cheshire FA
Who Is Eligible?
To find out if you're eligible to become a Weetabix Wildcats Provider by downloading the guidance below.
Weetabix Wildcats Guidance
How Can I Apply?
If you’re interested in becoming a Wildcats provider, please contact our Football Development Team via firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and further support.
Complete your application here: Events - Home (thefa.com)
The application window closes on 12th August 2022.