The UK’s biggest youth football festival

With 1200 teams and 40,000 people participating, ESF 2018 is the biggest youth football festival in the UK. There’s nowhere better to take your team on tour! 2018 will be the 30th anniversary year of ESF. Since our very first festival in 1989, over 1 Million people have now joined us on tour at ESF for a fantastic weekend of football and fun.

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The ESF Festival of Football combines a professionally organised junior football tournament, with the very best UK football tour experience available. The ESF 2018 series of junior football tournaments are staged at Butlin’s resorts in Bognor Regis, Minehead and Skegness in England, and Haven’s Holiday Park in Ayr, Scotland. Youth football teams of all abilities, from all over the UK and further afield, will join us at ESF 2018 for the greatest weekend in youth football.

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ESF Junior football tournament venues

ESF 2018 is staged exclusively at the UK’s very best holiday resorts - Butlin’s and Haven. With quality accommodation, superb facilities and great evening entertainment, whatever the result on the pitch, your youth football team are sure to have a fantastic time away on tour together.

Bognor Regis




Champions Event

ESF Score Centre

Your players will feel like they’re in the Premier League while they’re at ESF, with live results and league table updates taking place on the ESF Score Centre.

Celebrity Presentations

Our spectacular presentations are always a tour highlight. Celebrity guests have included Kevin Keegan, Ian Wright, Robert Pires, Wayne Bridge, Sue Smith, Casey Stoney, John Barnes and more.

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“We can’t speak highly enough of the ESF tournament and how it was organised. Great weekend had by all.”

Winsford Diamonds FC

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