FA People's Cup 2019: Registration closed - find out how to follow tournament live

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FA People's Cup: Romance FC - the female five-a-side football collective

The nation's biggest five-a-side football competition is nearly upon us!

Registration for the 2019 FA People's Cup is now closed but you can follow all the action at bbc.co.uk/fapeoplescup - starting with the first round on Saturday and Sunday 23-24 February.

We'll bring you the action, colour and stories from the nation's biggest five-a-side competition.

There are 15 different categories - including the new Women's Walking Football - and the teams taking part will get the chance to play at St George's Park and lift a trophy during the FA Cup final at Wembley.

We also want to hear your stories! Join the conversation on social media via the hashtag #FAPeoplesCup.

What is it?

It is a free five-a-side knockout competition that gives everyday folk like you and me the chance to play in their version of the FA Cup.

BBC Get Inspired, the Football Association and the country's leading small-pitch football providers have joined forces to make it happen.

Everyone from league regulars harbouring dreams of glory to people who have never even set foot on a pitch will take part in football's biggest participation tournament.

The FA People's Cup - 2019 categories
Youth Disability Mixed (11-16)
Adult Male (16+)
Adult Female (16+)
Adult Male Disability League (16+)
Adult Male Disability Premiership (16+)
Adult Male Disability Championship (16+)
Adult Female Disability (16+)
University Male
University Female
Male Veterans (35+)
Female Veterans (35+)
Walking Football Mixed (50+)
Female Walking Football (40+)
College Male (Futsal)
College Female (Futsal)

How does it work?

The competition takes place over three rounds - round one (23-24 February), the regional semi-finals (23-24 March) and the grand finals weekend (27-28 April) at St George's Park, the home of the England football teams.

If you have any queries about the competition format and rules, please contact FAPeoplesCup@TheFA.com

Disability football match in play