The Youth Zone’s first ever football tournament has raised a whopping £27,082

The Youth Zone’s first ever football tournament – The Big Kick – has raised a whopping £27,082. The 12-team football tournament took place at Ewood Park on Saturday 12th May with our partners Blackburn Rovers FC and The Northcote Group.

The Big Kick Grand Total

Organiser Julia Wright said “A huge thank you to everyone who helped make the day such a success. The teams, the sponsors, the massage therapy students who gave their time for free, the referees who volunteered and the many many local companies who donated raffle prizes. Special thanks to Daniel Thwaites PLC, Northcote and Blackburn Rovers FC for donating spectacular auction prizes. It was a great day and we very much hope to do it all again next year. Contact me now if you’d like to put in a team for the 2013 tournament!”

The money raised by the Big Kick will be used to provide an exciting a varied range of activities for Blackburn Youth Zone members.

Julia Wright can be reached on 01254 292 000 or julia.wright@blackburnyz.org.