News and Announcements
Hello Junior Field Hockey families,
In order to provide our participants with the best experience possible, we are adjusting our registration dates for the 2017 Spring League season. Registration will open on November 1st, 2016 and close on January 31st, 2017. After this deadline, late registrations will be placed on a waitlist. Waitlisted participants will be placed on teams on a first-come, first-served basis if spots become available.
You are invited to attend the Victoria Junior Field Hockey Association Annual General Meeting!
Location: UVIC – McKinnon Building, Room 150
Date: Monday, September 26, 2016
1. Call to Order
2. Approval of Agenda
3. Approval of 2015 AGM Minutes
4. Treasurer’s Report
5. President’s Report
6. Girls Program Report
7. Boys Program Report
8. Auditor’s Report
e. Boys Representative
f. Girls Representative
g. Directors at Large
10. Appointment of Auditor
11. Additional Business
The University of Victoria Vikes women’s field hockey team will host the Calgary Dinos on October 15, 2016. VIFHA are pleased to show their support as UVic hosts a “MEN’S LEAGUE AND JUNIOR DAY” on the Sunday and a Women’s League Day on the Saturday. Tickets are just $5.00 for adults. See below for details and how to purchase online:
Saturday, October 15 – VIKES vs DINOS (11:00am at UVIC)
Women’s League Day
Code VFHLADIES for ADULT ticket for only $5 online
Code VFHLADIESYOUTH for free ticket (children 13 and under only)
Sunday, October 16 – VIKES vs DINOS (11:00am at UVIC)
Junior League and Men’s League Day
Code VFHMEN to get your ADULT ticket for only $5 online
Code VFHYOUTH to get free ticket (Ages 19 and under)
First 50 fans get a FREE Vikes Cowbell!
Purchase your ticket online and print from home:
Tickets are available for purchase online starting September 1.
On Wednesday, July 6, Field Hockey Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee announced the 16 athletes bound for Rio to represent the Canadian men’s field hockey team. As part of their road to the Rio Olympic games the men’s national team will be coming to the Victoria to host a field hockey clinic for all ages. Come meet and learn from our Olympians!
WHEN: Thursday, July 14
WHERE: UVic Field Hockey Turf
TIME: 6:00-7:00 PM
WHO: Open to all ages and both genders (GKs come with gear)
SUGGESTED DONATION: $20
BRING: Stick, shin guards and mouth guards
The clinic will be run by Canada’s Olympic team. All proceeds support their #RoadtoRio
See attached poster.
CANADA’S OLYMPIC SCHEDULE
Aug. 6 vs Germany
Aug 8 vs Argentina
Aug 9 vs Netherlands
Aug 11 vs Ireland
Aug 12 vs India
For more on Canada’s national team visit www.fieldhockey.ca
It is time to pass on your valuable time and experience to the next generation!
This year’s league starts April 2 (boys) and April 3 (girls) and runs to June 20. Don’t worry you are allowed to have other commitments and go on holidays. We will shuffle coaches around to meet YOUR flexibility and schedule! We still want your commitment so IF you are event the slightest bit interested please go to the below link to sign up now!
SIGN UP ONLINE HERE:
Here are the commitments and age groups:
KINDIES (Boys & Girls Age 4-5) : Sundays 9-10 am
Under 8: Sundays 9-10 am
Under 10: Sundays 10:15-11:45 am, Optional Wednesdays 6:15-7:15pm
Under 13: Sundays 12:00-1:00 pm & Thursdays 6:15-7:15pm
Under 15: Sundays 1:15-2:15 pm & Wednesdays 6:15-7:15pm
Under 18: Tuesdays 7:30-9 pm
Under 8: Saturdays 9-10 am
Under 10: Saturdays 9-10:30 am, Optional Wednesdays 6:15-7:15pm
Under 13: Saturdays 10:45-11:45 am & Tuesdays 6:15-7:15 pm
Under 15: Saturdays 10:45-11:45 am & Tuesdays 6:15-7:15 pm
Under 18: Tuesdays 7:30-9 pm
There will be a Coaches Meeting on March 30 and 31st at UVIC ((MacLaurin Building – Room D114), from 7:00-8:30pm. You must attend one of these sessions.)
Note: A Master Coach will typically be at all of your sessions to help you out and guide you and help YOU learn! ALSO EVERY session comes with a practice plan that every team will follow each week! SO, all we need from you is your time and commitment and if you aren’t entirely sure yet – just sign up online and we can be in touch closer to April!
Please pass this on to anyone else you think might be a fitting and/or interested coach in our spring league. Everyone is welcome to help!
If you have any questions throughout this process or throughout the season please don’t hesitate to contact me!
More info: victoriajuniorfieldhockey.ca