EVENT POSTPONED UNTIL Sunday 5th September 2021. The event is hosted and organised by Haverhill Rovers Table Football Club and will be held on Sunday 5th September 2021. Entrance fee to the event will be £3, under 18s FREE.

The event is sponsored by Wobbly Hobby Shop, Westwood Table Soccer, Subbuteo Collector, FISTF, the English Subbuteo Association (ESA), Subbuteo Online and Table Football Monthly.

The Venue

Hot and cold food is available at the venue and there is also a fully licensed bar.

Getting There

Directions to The Culina Hub, The New Croft, Chalkstone Way, Haverhill, Suffolk CB9 0BW

From North:

Follow A11 until the junction with the A1307, travel towards Haverhill going through the villages of Abington and Linton. At the first roundabout take the left towards the town centre and left again at the second roundabout keeping Sainsburys to your right. Go straight over the mini roundabout and then right at the next one, still heading into town. Continuing straight you will then come across two roundabouts close together, turn left and stay left heading up the hill towards Bury St Edmunds keeping Tesco on your right. Take the second right turn, just after the pedestrian crossing, into Chalkstone Way. Continue straight past Samuel Ward Academy on your left and then you will find the ground on your left. There is a car park at the ground.

From South:

Follow the A1017 towards Haverhill, after the village of Sturmer at the first roundabout go straight over towards the town centre sign posted A143. At the mini roundabout take the right into Chalkstone Way with the Snooker Club on your left. Follow the road around the estate going straight over three mini roundabouts and then you will find the ground on your right. There is a car park at the ground.

From East:

Follow the A143 from Bury St Edmunds towards Haverhill, carrying on past the crossroads for Kedington on your left and Great Wratting on your right. As you come down the hill into Haverhill Chalkstone Way will be on your left before the pedestrian crossing. Continue straight past Samuel Ward Academy on your left and then you will find the ground on your left. There is a car park at the ground.

Places to stay in Haverhill

The Event

Government Covid guidance must be followed at all times, further details will be published nearer to the event date.

8am Doors open and stall set up and open all day.

9am The Keith Littler Subbuteo Skills Challenge- Open all day. Prizes for winner and runner up.

9am The Jon Rosten Subbuteo Quiz- Open all day. Prizes for winner and runner up. 

9am The Westwood Subbuteo Team Painting Competition- Entries taken all day and judged by a special guest. Prizes for winner and runner up.

9am 1st round Group draw of Advanced Rules Tournament. on Facebook Live drawn by a Stuart Grant (youbutteo and Subbuteo Collector) and Jason Christopher (Argo Table Soccer).

10am - 5pm Advanced Rule Tournament Start

5pm Presentations (also on Facebook Live)

Advanced Rules Tournament (Sponsored by Subbuteo Online) Winner and Runner up.

Jon Rosten Subbuteo Quiz- Winner and Runner Up

Keith Littler Subbuteo Skills Challenge- Winner and Runner Up

Westwood Table Soccer Subbuteo Team Painting Competition (Sponsored by Westwood)- Winner and Runner Up

6pm Event finish

The Collectors Fair

Doors will open at 8am for stalls to set up. Stalls will be open all day unless closed for stall holders playing in the Advanced Rule Tournament.

Due to the venue releasing more space, the stall fee is now FREE. Stall holders who have already paid will be refunded. To reserve your stall, please email to, by no later than 15th August 2021.

There is still limited spaces available for stalls so reserving early is encouraged

Advanced Rule Tournament

The registration fee is £10. Registration MUST be made by Paypal to, by no later than 15th August 2021.

There is limited spaces available for the tournament so early registration is encouraged.

Please provide your full name, contact details and state whether you are booking for the tournament or a stall, when making payment. Cash entries will not be accepted. Full refunds will be given if the event is cancelled.

The tournament will be played to Subbuteo Advanced Rules 1974.

Equipment- All Subbuteo branded equipment can be used, up to and not including the Hasbro era. Players must provide their own team(s). The tournament will be played on Subbuteo baize with Modern Metal Goals.

Fixtures will be announced and displayed at the Officials table.

Results must be handed to the Officials table after each match. A match report slip will be provided at each table.

Games will start promptly. Any person not at the game table for the start of the game will lose the match 2-0. 

Round 1 will be played in a 4 person group format. Subsequent rounds will be a knockout format.

There are no seedings for the tournament

In the group stages 3 pts are awarded for a win and 1pt for a draw.

In the event of a group points total draw the order in the group is then decided
based on goal difference(GD). If GD is also equal then goals scored (GS) will decide.

Each match consists of one period of 15 minutes – no half time

There will be no more than a 5 minute break between each group match

session is played to time keeping controlled by the tournament Officials.

To aid social distancing there will not be referees for the event until the Semi Finals and Final. We ask all participants to embrace the friendly atmosphere of the day. Where a referee is used the referees decision is final

Old Subbuteo Advanced Rules apply
– a copy will be available at the Officials table.
Each table is numbered to correspond with the table number against each fixture.
Polishing is allowed between matches.

“Shoot out” rules apply in the event of a knock out match being drawn in the knockout stages.
We will run a Plate competition for Group losers if time permits. This will be announced on the day of the tournament.
Anyone displaying unsporting behaviour will be first warned and on the second incident ejected from the tournament. The event organisers decision is final. Such behaviour must be reported immediately to the Officials table at the end of the match in question for any action to be able to be taken.  

A special thank you to our event sponsors