Senior Nationals coming to Victoria
Victoria – Victoria Field Hockey’s Tournament Organizing Committee, in conjunction with Field Hockey Canada and Field Hockey BC has released the 2010 FHC Senior National Championships Match Schedule, for Men and Women, being held at the University of Victoria from June 30 to July 04.
Round robin play and the Opening Ceremonies will commence on Wednesday, June 30 with playoffs to determine medal game finalists on Saturday, July 03. Championship title games will be on Sunday, July 04 starting at 9:00 am.
The tournament brings together a total of 13 provincial based men’s and women’s teams along with the United States Men’s National Development Team. Many Men and Women National Field Hockey Team players along with Canada’s best up-and-coming players, will be competing for their respective provinces at the tournament.
The Senior National Championships is the most important event for all top provincial athletes competing for positions on Junior and Senior National Teams representing Canada at Olympic Games, World Cups, Commonwealth and Pan American Games.
“Hosting the Senior Nationals is a continuation of Field Hockey Victoria’s commitment, to promote the identification and growth of Canada’s future elite men and women field hockey athletes” said Gail Williams, Tournament Organizing Committee Chair.
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For further information on the 2010 FHC Senior National Championship Tournament, visit www.fieldhockey.ca and click on the National Championships icon or contact Ian Batey, Communications Liaison, at 250-216-1429 or firstname.lastname@example.org