The tournament is held at the superb facilities of the University of Nottingham’s Riverside Sports complex, Lenton Lane NG7 2SA.
Each year The ACES Nationals is fully Sanctioned by the Football Association prior to the tournament commencing
Are you the top league champions/county cup winners in your town/city?
Due to demand for places at the 2023 tournament we have added another day to the girls section, allowing more teams to enter. The 2024 Nationals is going to be a special occasion for all those who attend
Over 15,000 players, managers and spectators are expected to come to the Riverside Sports Complex for the four weekends of the festival of football.
The ACES Nationals team work hard together throughout the year to identify the nation’s most successful teams both boys and girls, before sending out invites to their respective clubs, ensuring the highest quality teams entering the event get the call-up. The event has a strict rule which only allows local league footballers to participate, therefore academy or school of excellence players are not allowed to enter. For further information please see Entry Criteria and Rules.
Teams from all over the country enter on an invitation basis
Top of the league teams or cup winners in your town or city should contact the ACES Nationals team – [email protected]
Each team selected will represent their nearest town or city
Fixtures are drawn at a unique opening ceremony
Major club scouts will be attendance
Each year The ACES Nationals is fully Sanctioned by the Football Association prior to the tournament commencing.
Accommodation assistance is available
There will be hot & cold refreshments available all day
The venue hosts excellent facilities
Location: Riverside Sports Complex, Trent Side, Nottingham, NG7 2SA