Club Championship Interest

Posted by Victoria Junior Field Hockey Association on Apr 26 2023 at 10:33PM PDT in 2023 Season

Announcing an exciting opportunity for our U12 to U18 Girls participants – travelling to play in a tournament!

Each year, all field hockey clubs in BC are invited to attend Field Hockey BC’s (FHBC) Club Festivals and Championships. These are hosted in different locations each year and offer an excellent opportunity for participants to travel with a team and play against other clubs from around the province.

Priority for selection will be given to those players who are current VJFHA members but if the teams are short, we will solicit for non-VJFHA members but they still need to fill out the below form.


Deadline to register for Club Championships
· U12 Deadline: May 1, 2023
· U18 Deadline: May 1, 2023
· U16 Deadline: May 8, 2023
· U14 Deadline: May 15, 2023

We are also looking for team coaches and parent assistant coaches or team managers. Please let Ali Baggott ( know if you are able to help.

More details below:

Clubs across the province will be sending teams to participate in these events, offering VJFHA players an additional opportunity to their Spring League experience with several games over a two or three-day period. It is a highlight for the players, offering new competition, travel, team jerseys, lots of fun, and team bonding.

Player Cost and Responsibilities:
Although these tournaments are an additional opportunity outside the regular league sea-son, the VJFHA is committed to supporting the teams by committing funds to help cover turf costs for assessments, Club Championship team entry fee, and support for coach/umpire travel subsidies.

All participants selected to a team will be responsible for their own transportation (vehicle/ferry), accommodation and meal costs. In addition, each participant will be required to pay a Club Championship player fee of approximately $60.00 to cover additional team costs, including but not limited to:

• Practice turf fee (two to three 1-hour sessions)
• Personalized jersey and socks (to keep)
• Team snacks and incidentals

These fees will be due by the first team practice.

Assessments and Practices:
(Dates/times may change based on coach availability and plans)

U12 Festival (one team)
Coach: Nancy Mollenhauer
Evaluations: April 30 & May 7 (in your VJFHA sessions)
Team Practices: Saturdays, May 13 and May 27 (1-2pm) at UVic Field 3 (rubber turf)
Tournament: June 3-4 (@ Burnaby Lake Complex)

U16 Championship (one tier 2 team – TBC)
Coach: TBDEvaluation: May 11 (in your VJFHA session)
Team Practices: Wed. May 24 (7-8pm) and Tues. May 30 (7-8pm)
Tournament: June 10-11 (Shawnigan Lake School)

U14 Tier Championship (one tier 2 team)
Coach: TBD, Tracey Varian (team manager)
Evaluations: May 17 or 24 (in your VJFHA sessions)
Team Practices: TBD but two sessions likely May 27, June 3, or June 6 
Tournament: June 17-18 (Chilliwack)

U18 Championship (one tier 2 team – TBC)
Coaches: Shibby Claire and Jim Knight 
Evaluations: May 4 (in your VJFHA sessions)
Team practices: May 16 and 23 (7-8pm)
Tournament: May 26-28 (Tamanawis Park – Surrey)

Teams will be announced within 48 hours of the last evaluation session.

For any questions, please e-mail Ali at:


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