News and Announcements

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VILFHA CHRISTMAS COUNCIL MEETING

Date: Monday, Dec. 4
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Holiday Inn Express & Suites (Meeting Room)
Address: 318 Wale Road, Colwood, BC

Parking is available behind the Hotel

Car pooling would be a good idea if you can make arrangements.

Meeting Agenda to follow from Executive

Please Note: This meeting is open to all VILFHA members.
Each team is required to send one team representative not including executive members.

Coffee, tea and Christmas goodies wil be provided.

Questions? Please Contact
Kate Knappett
VILFHA Social Director
e-mail:kate-k@shaw.ca

The document Christmas_Council_Meeting_2017.docx was attached to this post.

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The Umpires’ Association will be holding an early season briefing on October 2, 7-9 pm at Uvic (room tba).

The briefing will be lead by Chris Wilson and will go over a variety of topics. Luckily thought, no new rules! Topics will include:

New positioning recommendations (recently distributed by FHBC – let Denise know if you didn’t get a copy)
Game management
Aerial balls and safety
Preparation
FIH has turned their annual umpire’s briefing into a video. Please watch this video before the briefing – before you umpire if you can: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5gbPmcF0u8

All umpires are expected attend this briefing. Coaches and players are welcome too.

Please note, this session is for education, not rehashing events of past games. These types of discussion take up valuable time and don’t really serve the purpose we are trying to achieve.

Please RSVP to Denise denise.mcgeachy@gmail.com by September 30th.

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The VILFHA General Meeting will be held:

Tuesday, September 5 at 7:00 p.m.
UVIC McKinnon Building Room 150
Please note it is Pay Parking

As per Regulations 4.1 c) Fines shall be imposed on any team: iv. For not having a Team Rep at Council meetings and/or General Meetings $25.00

Note the 2017 Fall schedule will be ratified at this meeting.

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When: July 10 to 14
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Age: Grade 4 to 8 (9 to 13)
Location: Pemberton Woods Campus Turf
Cost: $175 +GST
Spaces: limited to 40 spots

The GNS Field Hockey Camp is for girls and boys between Grades 4 and 8 and is open to all skill levels. The emphasis is on having fun and introducing and developing a love for the sport of field hockey and daily physical activity. Activities will include physical literacy skills, skills specific to the sport of field hockey as well as mini games and friendly competitions. Field hockey is a fun and active sport with many transferrable skills to other field sports. Come on out and have some fun!

More info and register online:
http://www.mygns.ca/gryphon-life/summer-programs/field-hockey-camp

Refunds and Cancellations

All requests for refunds must be made in writing via email or letter (mailed or dropped off). Credit or cheque refunds, less a $25 administrative charge per camp, per child, will be issued for all camp cancellations up to TWO WEEKs (14 days) before the first day of the camp. There are NO REFUNDS within the TWO WEEK period before the first day of the camp. Pro-rating and refunds are NOT available for days absent, or for any other reasons including injuries or illness.

GNS reserves the right to cancel a camp due to insufficient enrolment or unavailability of instructors. If this situation arises, camps will be canceled by 3:30 P.M. one week before the start date and all fees for a cancelled camp will be refunded.

On behalf of the Tigers Field Hockey Club, we would like to invite you to join our Field Hockey skills camp starting Tuesday July 4th. We are looking to build on the success of last year with a few new things added. We have 8 sessions total this year, 2 more than last year!

This year the camp with take place on Tuesdays from 5:45 pm to 7 pm at the University of Victoria Water Based Field. Additional details are on the poster attached. If you require any gear (stick, shin pads, etc.) let us know. If you have a stick from last year, that will work just fine!

If you would like to register send participant’s names, ages, and youth shirt sizes to: tigersfieldhockey@gmail.com

The document Tigers Camp Info 2017 was attached to this post.