Calgary Junior Field Hockey Fall 2019


Calgary Junior Field Hockey Fall Program (September- October)


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Calgary Junior Field Hockey Registration Open!

 

Important Dates:

Aug 5    Early Registration Begins (save $25)

Sep 1    Last Day of Early Registration

Sep 3-5 Bring a Friend Week (Optional Practices)

Sep 10  Practices Begin this week

Sep 21  Games Begin this weekend

Oct 12   Fall Festival


CJP Age Categories:

U18 born between Jan 1 2001 and Dec 31 2004

U14 born between Jan 1 2005 and Dec 31 2006

U12 born between Jan 1 2007 and Sept 1 2011 (athletes born in 2011 must have previous field hockey experience...)

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Calgary U18 League

 

U18 League - Born 2001-2004 (co-ed)

This league continues the reinforcement of basic skill while introducing advanced skills, systems and set-plays.  Participants will be provided with one practice a week, followed by weekly 6 vs 6 games.  Practices start the week of September 2, games begin the weekend of September 21 and the league will end October 27.  Beginners welcome!

Practices will be on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday nights (depending on the night you select).  Practices will be at Hawkings Field at the University of Calgary. Games will be on Saturdays or Sundays at Hawkings Turf.

Fall festival will be Saturday, October 12  

 

U18 Teams and Practice Times

Astros:  Tuesdays 7:30pm-9:00pm

Cougars: there is no outdoor U18 Cougar program.  They are partnering with Phoenix this fall.

Phoenix: Wednesdays 7:30-9:00pm

Bluestreaks/Thunder: Thursdays 7:30-9:00pm

Saracens: Thursdays 7:30-9:00pm

Location: Hawkings Turf, University of Calgary, west of Olympic Oval, at 3876 Collegiate Rd NW

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Calgary U12/U14 League

 

U12/U14 League - Born 2005-2011* (co-ed)
*(8 year olds must have field hockey experience to participate in U12/U14 league, otherwise it is recommended they gain experience at Funstix)

This league focuses on basic skill development while introducing team tactics. Participants will be provided with one practice a week, followed by weekly games. League division will be determined by number of registrants. U12 format is 7 v 7 and U14 is 6 v 6. http://FieldHockeyAB.rampregistrations.com

Participants will be provided with one practice a week, followed by weekly 6 vs 6 game.  Practices start the week of September 2, games begin the weekend of September 21 and the league will end October 27.  Beginners welcome!

Practices will be on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday nights (depending on the night you select).  Practices will be at Hawkings Field at the University of Calgary. Games will be on Saturdays or Sundays at Hawkings Turf.

Fall festival will be Saturday, October 12  

 

U12 Teams and Practice Times

Astros:  Tuesdays 6:30-8:00pm

Cougars: Wednesdays 6:30-8:00pm 

Bluestreaks/Thunder: Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm

Saracens: Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm

Location: Hawkings Turf, University of Calgary, west of Olympic Oval, at 3876 Collegiate Rd NW

 

U14 Teams and Practice Times

Astros:  Tuesdays 7:00-8:30pm

Cougars: Wednesdays 6:30-8:00pm 

Bluestreaks/Thunder: Thursdays 7:00-8:30pm 

Saracens: Thursdays 7:00-8:30pm 

Location: Hawkings Turf, University of Calgary, west of Olympic Oval, at 3876 Collegiate Rd NW

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Equipment

Athletes will need shorts, shoes suitable for running on turf (NOT cleats) and a field hockey stick. Sticks may be rented at registration. 
Mouth and shin guards must be worn at all times while players are participating in games or practice drills.

Calgary Junior League FAQ

Q: What equipment is required?
A: Athletes are required to wear a mouth guard and shin pads during practices and games.  A field hockey stick is also required and can be rented from the FHA office for the season, please let the league administrator know that you need a stick prior to your first practice.  A $50 deposit cheque is required for stick rental.  The cheque will not be cashed if the stick is returned at the end of the season.

T-shirts, long sleeve shirts, shorts and athletic pants are recommended for games and practices.  All participants will be provided with at T-shirt jersey for games and matching socks.  Make sure to dress appropriately for the weather, games will go even if it is raining, they will only be cancelled for lightning.  Running shoes or field hockey turf shoes are required for games, please only wear cleats at practices/on grass facilities.  The University of Calgary Field Hockey turf is a turf shoe or running shoe facility only, cleats damage the surface.

Q: Where can mouth guards, shin pads or practice socks be purchased?
A: Most sporting good stores carry these items (Sport Chek, Sport Mart, Kicks, etc).  Call ahead to check availability.

Q: Where can I purchase a field hockey stick?
A: AA Sports - Sohail Abdullah: sohail63@gmail.com
Kicks- http://www.kickssports.ca/

Q: Where can I learn the basic rules of field hockey?
A: The following link is a good start: http://www.fieldhockey.ca/en/howtoplayfieldhockey 

Q: Can I select a specific practice night?
A: We will do our best to keep practice nights consistent when possible, but due to limited field availability there may be changes in practice nights.

Q: Where is the University of Calgary Field Hockey Turf located?
A: Hawkings Field - University of Calgary

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Q: It is game day and it is raining out, will there still be a game?
A: Games will run during the rain and light snow, they will be cancelled if there is lightning or the conditions become dangerous.

Q: It is raining and there is a practice scheduled, do we still have practice?
A: The league administrator may cancel practices in heavy rain and snow as there may be field closures.  Practices will not be rescheduled.

Upcoming Events


Aug. 06, 2019 to Aug. 31, 2019

Fall Jr Outdoor Earlybird Registration
Registration for Calgary Junior Field Hockey opens today.

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Sep. 01, 2019

Last day for Calgary Junior Field Hockey Early bird Registration
Early bird Registration closes today!

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Sep. 03, 2019 to Sep. 05, 2019

Bring a Friend Week: Optional Practice
Hawkings Field
Bring a Friend to optional practices this week.

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