News and Announcements

image

Congratulations to the 2016-17 VILFHA League winners below:
Division 1: Lynx 1
Division 2: Lynx 2
Division 3: Pirates

The below semifinal matchups will be held on March 18 at UVIC:
9:00 am Lynx 1 vs Mariners
10:45 am Flickers vs Patriots
12:15 pm Lynx 2 vs Blue Jays
2:00 pm Cardinals vs Sailors
3:45 pm Pirates vs Lynx 3
5:30 pm Demons vs Kestrels

Sunday, March 19:
10:30 am Devils vs Renegades (Div 3 – 5th/6th Game)

A reminder that the VILFHA finals and consolation games will be held on March 25 at UVIC:
9:00 am Div 1 Consolation Game
10:45 am Div 2 Consolation Game
12:15 pm Div 1 Final
2:00 pm Div 2 Final
3:45 pm Div 3 Final
5:30 pm Div 3 Consolation

Please review the VILFHA Shootout policies attached.

For questions please contact Ronnie Lee, Director of Operations at leeronnie19@gmail.com

The document Shootout Regs was attached to this post.

image

Below and attached are the details for our upcoming year-end social event.

When: Sunday, April 9th, 2017 1:30 – 3:30 pm
Where: Victoria Distillery, 9891 Seaport Place, Sidney, B.C.
Who: All VILFHA members, Men’s League, Umpires, Coaches and Friends
Tickets: $25.00 per person (includes tasting of distillery products, snack plate
and tour.)

Tickets must be purchased in advance by March 19th, 2017 from:
Kate Knappett – Demons/Devils
Ronnie Lee – Sailors
Heather Wheatley – Rebels

Cheques payable to: VILFHA (memo: Victoria Distillery Tour and Tasting)
E-Transfer: directly to: chwheat@gmail.com with a password as: VILFHA

Please note: If purchasing tickets by mail or e-transfer, tickets will be reserved at the door on April 9th. We will e-mail you a confirmation.

image

Please find details below for the 2017 VILFHA Annual General Meeting and Awards Night.

Date: Monday, April 10, 2017
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Victoria Canoe and Kayak Club
Address: 355 Gorge Road West, Victoria, BC V9A 1M9

Award nominations will be available online on March 3, 2017 with nominations closing on March 15.

Click here to nominate online:
http://www.teampages.com/forms/13992-2016-17-VILFHA-Award-Nominations-

More information will be circulated closer to the AGM date.

image

It is time to pass on your valuable time and experience to the next generation!

This year’s league starts April 8 (boys) and April 9 (girls) and runs to June 25. 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:
http://www.victoriajuniorfieldhockey.ca/forms/13090-2017-Junior-League-Coach-Sign-Up

Here are the commitments and age groups:

KINDIES (Boys & Girls Age 4-5) : Sundays 9-10 am

GIRLS
Under 7: Sundays 10:15-11:15 am
Under 9: Sundays 11:30-12:30 pm
Under 11: Sundays 12:45-2:00 pm
Under 13: Sundays 2:15-3:15 pm and 3:30-4:30 pm & Wednesdays 6:15-7:15 pm
Under 15: Saturdays 12:00-1:00 pm and 1:15-2:15pm & Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 pm

BOYS
Under 8: Saturdays 9-10 am
Under 10: Saturdays 9-10:30 am
Under 13: Saturdays 10:45-11:45 am & Tuesdays 6:15-7:15 pm
Under 15 / Under 18: Saturdays 10:45-11:45 am & Tuesdays 6:15-7:15 pm

There will be a Coaches Meeting on March 9th at UVIC in the McKinnnon Building. It will be run in two sessions:

Under 11 Coaches Meeting will run from 6:00-7:30 pm (McKinnnon Room 150)
Under 13 & Under 15 Coaches Meeting will run from 7:30-8:30pm (McKinnon Room 155)

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!

Krista Thompson
krista23@telus.net

More info: victoriajuniorfieldhockey.ca

image

Please note the below and attached information regarding the upcoming Field Hockey Victoria Annual General Meeting.

What: Field Hockey Victoria AGM
When: Monday, January 23, 2017
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Where: Pacific Sport Board Room at Commonwealth Pool (4636 Elk Lake Drive) ~ Access is via the Island Swimming office entrance on the south side of the main building.

Voting structure reminder:
- Vancouver Island Ladies Field Hockey Association: 2 Votes
- Vancouver Field Hockey Association: 2 Votes
- Victoria Junior Field Hockey Association: 2 Votes
- South Island Field Hockey Umpires’ Association: 1 Vote

All members of the above associations plus others with interest in field hockey in Victoria are welcome to attend.

The document 2017 Note of FHV AGM was attached to this post.