Barça Escola is the official football school of FC Barcelona for players between six and twelve years of age. We follow the club's characteristic methodology and idea of play, appropriate to each stage or level of training.
We provide players with the basic concepts of football to face future sporting challenges with guarantees of success. We also transmit the values that FC Barcelona embody: humility, effort, ambition, respect and teamwork.
Barça Escola consists of three training stages depending on the ages of the players:
- Prebenjamins (6 to 8 years)
- Benjamins (8 to 10 years)
- Alevins (10 to 12 years old)
Barça Escola year starts during the month of September and ends in the month of June, mirroring the regular school calendar.
TRAINING DAYS AND INTERNAL LEAGUE
All players train two days a week, depending on which days their team is assigned, and play games on Sunday afternoons in the internal league. In addition to these internal league matches, the players have the option of participating in different matches and tournaments that are organized during the course.
- Training schedule: From 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm.
- Internal league schedule: From 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm.
Training and games are held at Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper.
WHO CAN BE ENROLLED?
In order to have access to Barça Escola the players have to pass a tryout.
The tryouts are for boys and girls between 6 and 12 years old. It is an essential condition that the family and the player reside in Catalonia.
FRIENDLIES, TOURNAMENTS AND EVENTS
Apart from the internal league of Barça Escola that takes place every Sunday, there are also other activities and events of a competitive and educational nature:
- Barça Academy World Cup
The Barça Academy annually organizes international tournaments between all the other academies from around the world. It is a unique opportunity for the players to interact and get to know other cultures, learning through the same methodology and values that are transmitted at the Barça Escola.
- Friendlies and games
These are matches played by the Barça Escola's teams with different clubs from all over the Catalan territory. These friendly matches, tournaments and competitions are held both at the club's facilities and outside.
The formats of these days can vary and the Barça Escola participates with full teams or combinations of players.
During the season you can contact us at the following email address.