Date: 18 – 20 October, 2023

Invitation, Schedule & Form

Warm Invitation ?

To the esteemed Principal of CBSE Affiliated School West Zone,


It is our esteemed honor to announce that the American School of Baroda has been bestowed the responsibility of hosting the illustrious CBSE West Zone Football Cluster for Boys under 19 years of age for the year 2023-24.

We cordially invite your school’s team to be part of this grand event. Please find enclosed all the necessary details and guidelines.

Note: Ensure that the team is escorted solely by school teachers. Parents are kindly requested not to accompany the teams.

We await your prompt response.

Warm Regards,
The Principal, American School of Baroda

? Quick Event Information:

  • Tournament Name: CBSE Cluster- XIII Football (Boys) 2023-24
  • Host: American School of Baroda, Gujarat
  • Location: Opp Sayajipura, Ajwa-Nimeta Road, Vadodara 19 [Directions: 24 min (11.8 km) via New VIP Rd and Ajwa Rd]
  • Contact:
  • Principal: Mr. Manoj Sukumaran (9275120395)
  • Coordinator: Ms. Anagha Nayal (9275120396)
  • Email:
  • Website:

? Key Dates:

  • Last Date of Entry: 10 October, 2023 (Before 4:00 pm)
  • Opening Ceremony: 18 October, 9:00 am
  • Closing Ceremony: 20 October
  • Managers/Coach Meeting: 17 October, 6:00 pm

Tournament Guidelines:

  • Matches will adhere to the rules set by the All India Football Federation.
  • Each team should have a maximum of 16 players with proper kits.
  • Matches will follow a Knock out basis.
  • Duration:
  • Till Semifinals: 35-10-35 min
  • Finals: 45-10-45 min

? Important Instructions:

  1. Ceremonies: Attend Opening Ceremony on 18 October, 9:00 am, and Closing Ceremony on 20 October.
  2. March Past: It’s mandatory. Please bring your school flag and ensure students are in sports uniforms.
  3. Age Limit: Players shouldn’t be below 10 years. U-19 players should be born on or after 01.01.2005.
  4. Discipline: Maintain discipline, respect property. Any damages will be chargeable.
  5. Essentials: Carry Football kit and official documents.
  6. Lodging & Meals: Mandatory for teams to avail lodging & meals by the host school at Rs. 500/head/day. Only vegetarian meals will be served.

? Meal Timings:

  • Breakfast: 8:00 am
  • Lunch: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
  • Evening Tea: 5:00 pm
  • Dinner: 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

? Mandatory Documents for Participation:

  1. CBSE online registration (Class IX – XII students) with photo.
  2. Team photo with Principal (Annexure No. D).
  3. Attested UID specified by CBSE.
  4. Online print of team participation.
  5. Proof of payment of Annual Sports Fee to CBSE (Rs. 10,000/-) for the session 2023-24.

[Further annexure details available on the website.]

? Disqualification & Protest:

Players or teams may face disqualification for any misconduct, property damage, or rule violations. Protests can be submitted within one hour post-match result declaration, with a fee of Rs. 1000/-. All decisions by the Jury of Appeal are final.

? Payment Information:

All payments related to boarding, meals, and security deposit must be made in CASH on the registration day.

  • Cost per Head/Day: Rs. 500/-
  • Security Deposit: Rs. 2000/- (Refundable)

Note: Meals will commence from the afternoon of 17th October, 2023.

Join us in celebrating the spirit of football and showcasing the talents of the upcoming generation! ?⚽