The aim of this study is to examine the positional competition levels of football players playing licensed football in local leagues in Isparta province. 178 football players selected by simple random method from 840 active football players licensed in Isparta province participated voluntarily. The survey model was used to collect the research data and the survey technique was applied. The questionnaire applied in the research consists of two parts. Personal information in the first part, and Harenberg et al., which consists of 25 likert-type questions in the second part. (2019) and its validity and reliability study was conducted and translated into Turkish by Akgül et al. (2021), “Positional Competition Scale” is included. In all statistical calculations, the results were considered significant at the p<0.05 level. One-way analysis of variance was conducted to examine whether the positional competitiveness levels of the players participating in the research differed according to demographic variables. For those with more than two categories of demographic variables, post-hoc tests (LSD) were performed to determine which category the difference originated from. When the obtained data is evaluated; While there is no significant difference between the average positional competitiveness scale scores according to the age variable, from the sub-headings; A statistically significant difference was found between the mean scores of improvement effort, supporting teammates, communication and self-awareness. According to the training age variable, among the positional competition scale scores and sub-headings; It has been determined that there is a statistically significant difference between the average scores of improvement effort, supporting teammates, communication, getting to know the coach and coaching preference. According to the position variable played by the football players, between the average positional competitiveness scale scores and sub-headings; It has been determined that there is a statistically significant difference between the average scores of improvement effort, teammate support, supporting teammates, communication, self-awareness, getting to know the coach and choosing the coach. As a result; In particular, there are significant differences between the football player's start year and the position played and the level of competition of the football player.
Competition, Soccer, Positional