Team Leicestershire provides opportunities for young people who aspire towards further progression and success in sport & physical activity; either as an individual or as part of a team, through competition structures, talent pathways & performance programmes.

Team Leicestershire school sport competitions provide the traditional competitive school sport offer across Leicestershire, Leicester City and Rutland.

It is open to every secondary school – both state and independent, and aims to ensure that as many young people as possible have the opportunity to participate in competitive school sport. Enabling young people to represent their school and compete in a variety of sports / competitions at a local level against neighbouring schools, with the opportunity to progress through to county finals.

Team Leicestershire Talent offers young, aspiring athletes bespoke support to help them achieve their maximum sporting potential. Applications are now open for the 22/23 Programme!

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Motivating young people to take part in sport and physical activity

Inspire: Be Active
Develop: Enjoy and Improve
Excel: Be The Best You Can Be!


Central Affiliation for Schools

Every secondary school in Leicestershire, Leicester City and Rutland has the opportunity to affiliate to Team Leicestershire, which in turn affiliates them to 8 of our major School Sport Associations and their school competition programmes.

The affiliation also gives every school bespoke access to our online 'School Fixtures' Programme, where school staff can easily manage all fixtures and results.

The website can also be accessed by pupils and parents to view fixtures and results and the progression of their school teams to County Finals.

Team Leicestershire is managed by Active Together.


Team Leicestershire Talent

Team Leicestershire Talent is a Talented Athlete Support Programme.

It aims to support young talented athletes and sportspeople across Leicestershire, Leicester City and Rutland to achieve their potential through the delivery of a bespoke annual programme of workshops covering subjects such as Strength & Conditioning, Sports Psychology, Nutrition for Sport and Mental Fitness.

The programme opens annually for applications and is open to all young aspiring athletes and sportspeople, whether they are already performing at Regional, National or International level, or still at the start of their sporting journey locally, aiming to "be the best they can be", either as an individual or as part of a team, through talent pathways and performance programmes.

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