2019 HBHA Calendar

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2019 Schools Hockey

Primary Grades

Season Information –  Kiwi Sticks (Yr 5 & 6) , Mini Sticks (Yr 3 & 4) & Fun Sticks Competitions

Information with all key dates and playing days for the season ahead in 2019 are below:

Small Sticks season information

Mini Sticks and Kiwi Sticks key info – please note all registration links have been emailed to the Teacher in charge of sport and the links are also in News under Registrations have opened.

  • Registrations open on the 18th February
  • All team entries are due on the 12th April
  • Competition starts on Saturday 11th May
  • 13 week season finishing on the 24th August

Please note that competition games are played first weekend of July School Holidays – Saturday 6th July

Any questions please email Shaun Basher – comps@hbhockey.org.nz

Funsticks Season Info

2019 Winter Funsticks

Welcome to the 2019 Funsticks Hockey registration. Funsticks is a fun 8 week programme for Years 1 & 2 primary school children, introducing them to fundamental skills of hockey.  Winter Funsticks is held on Saturday Mornings and will be held this year at three locations – Napier Intermediate School, Taradale Primary School and Unison Hockey Stadium in Hastings.

Funsticks – starts Saturday 11th May and runs each week until the 6th July.

  • Please note Taradale Primary School location registration numbers are limited and is open to children of Taradale Primary School, Puketapu School and Bledisloe School. All other Napier school based children will be located at Napier Intermediate. Please note the satellite of Funsticks into Taradale Primary School and Napier Intermediate is due to the growing participation numbers in Saturday competitions and will relieve pressure on turf availability.
  • Please note there is a non play day on Saturday 1st June due to Queens Birthday
  • Will run for 8 weeks
  • For individuals in either Yr 1 or Yr 2 and are new to hockey
  • Cost per player $40.00
  • Session times each week is 8.30am.
  • Registrations can be done by registration form submitted by schools. Please check with your school for details.

No Play Days

No Play Days for Winter 2019:

  • Saturday 1st June – Queens Birthday weekend
  • Saturday 13th & 20th July – School Holidays

Pre Season Meeting

A Pre Season meeting will be held for Coaches, Managers and Umpires on Thursday 2nd May @6pm at Park Island pavilion.

Cancellations

Junior Hockey – Winter cancellations

In the unlikely event of cancelling Saturday morning hockey for Funsticks, Mini Sticks and Small Sticks we would be posting to Facebook at 7.30am on the Saturday morning. Hockey is played rain or shine and would only be cancelled if there were flooding or cold chill factors.

If a team does not want to play in certain weather conditions then that is the teams decision.

If a team is going to need to default from a Saturday game please contact the Hawke’s Bay Hockey office by 3.30pm Friday afternoon so we can contact the opposing side.

Game Result Recording

  • The preferred method recording the result is the game cards which are available at both Park Island and Unison and once the game has finished place your completed cards into either the slot at the front door at Park Island or the box located in the dug out at Unison.  Please ensure you circle the grade your teams is competing in.
  • Email comps@hbhockey.org.nz at any time if you need assistance or send results

Playing Venues

Playing Venues

Funsticks

  • Napier Intermediate School, Taradale Primary School and Unison Hockey Stadium in Hastings.

Mini Sticks Dev, Mini Sticks and Kiwi Sticks Dev Teams

  • Teams from the Havelock North & Hastings area’s will play at Unison Hockey Stadium
  • Teams from the Napier area will play at the Park Island turfs

Kiwi Sticks Teams

  • Kiwi Sticks teams will play at both Unison & Park Island turfs

Ground Abbreviations

  • Cape turf = Park Island Turf
  • Big Save turf = Park Island Turf
  • UHS = Unison Hockey Stadium

Resources

Please find below the electronic version of the Association Guide Book which will assist you in information for your Small Stick teams.

This E book also includes the rules for each grade and what teams require goalies.

Click here for the Hockey NZ Association guide.

2019 Schools Hockey

Intermediate Grades

 SEASON INFORMATION

Information with all key dates and playing days for the season ahead in 2019 are below:

Registration: to register your players please find the following form to complete and email back to the office: Intermediate Team Registration Sheet

Season Info, Play and Non Play Days

General:

  • Registrations open on the 18th February
  • Team entries are due by the 12th April
  • Team Registration sheets to be complete by Friday 3rd May

Competition starts

  • Division 1 & 2 – Tuesday 7th May
  • Division 3, 4 & 5 – Friday 10th May

Play Days

  • Division 1 & 2 on Tuesdays – 14 week competition finishing on the 20th August
  • Division 3, 4 & 5 on Fridays – 14 week competition finishing on the 23rd August

No Play Days

  • 8th – 19th July – School Holidays

Please note that Division 3, 4 & 5 will play Friday 31st May and Friday 5th July (prior to Queens Birthday & July School Holidays)

Pre Season Meeting

Pre Season meeting for Coaches, Managers and Umpires will be held Wednesday 1st May @6pm – Park Island Pavilion

Competition Structure

  • Games will be held at either Park Island or Unison Hockey Stadium
  • Each division is limited to 8 teams maximum
  • Teams can be separate boys & girls or mixed

Grading

  • First two weeks of competition are grading weeks – 7th & 10th May and 14th & 17th May.
  • Format will be three shorter games each night (total of 6 games in the two weeks) and teams to be graded based on results.

Umpiring

  • All teams will be expected to provide own umpires. If your school is interested in attending or hosting a Learn 2 Umpire Course please let Andi Cullen know via hcm@hbhockey.org.nz.

Game Result Recording

  • The preferred method of recording results is the game cards which are available at both Park Island and Unison and once the game has finished place your completed cards into either the slot at the front door at Park Island or the box located in the dug out at Unison.  Please ensure you write the grade your teams is competing in.
  • Please email comps@hbhockey.org.nz if you have any questions or results to send in.

Cancellations

Please note in the unlikely event that Hockey has to be cancelled we will post up on our Facebook page and this section of the website around 2.30pm on the day.

Resources

Please find below the electronic version of the Association Guide Book which will assist you in information for your Kwik Stick teams.

This E book also includes the rules for each grade and what teams require goalies.

Click here for the Hockey NZ Association guide.

2019 Schools Hockey

Secondary Grades

SEASON INFORMATION

Information with all key dates and playing days for the season ahead in 2019 are below:

Registration: to register your players please find the following form to complete and email back to the office: Secondary Team Registration form

Season Info

For all Teams the following three items info is the same:

  • Registrations open on the 18th February
  • Teams entries due by Friday 12th April
  • Teams registration sheets due by Friday 3rd May

Comp start dates:

  • Division Boys 1 & 2 Wednesday 8th May – duration 14 weeks
  • Division Girls 1 & 2 Thursday 9th May – duration 14 weeks
  • Mixed team Wednesday 8th May – duration 14 weeks
  • Division 3 & 4 & Colts Monday 6th May – duration 14 weeks Div 3 & 4 and 13 weeks for Colts

Finals

  • Division Boys 1 & 2 Wednesday 21st August
  • Division Girls 1 & 2 Thursday 22nd August
  • Mixed team  Wednesday 21st August
  • Division 3 & 4 & Colts Monday 26th August

Pre Season Meeting

There will be a Pre Season meeting for Coaches, Managers and Umpires on Tuesday 30th April @6pm at Park Island pavilion

Grading

Grading rounds have been removed and schools will enter teams into divisions where they believe is suitable.  There will be some flexibility in movement of teams betwwen the grades at the discretion of HBH.  Games will be 30 minutes halves.

Umpiring

  • All teams will be expected to provide own umpires. If your school is interested in attending or hosting a Learn 2 Umpire Course please let Andi Cullen know.

No play days

Division 1 & 2 Boys and Girls

  • 8th  – 19th July – School Holidays

Division 3 & 4 + Colts

  • Monday 3rd June – Queens Birthday
  • 8th  – 19th July – School Holidays
  • 5th August – Colts Grade only

Mixed

  • 8th – 19th July – School Holidays

Game Result Recording

  • The preferred method of recording results is the game cards which are available at both Park Island and Unison and once the game has finished place your completed cards into either the slot at the front door at Park Island or the box located in the dug out at Unison.  Please ensure you write the grade your teams is competing in.
  • Email comps@hbhockey.org.nz if you have any queries or results to send in.

Cancellations

Please note in the unlikely event that Hockey has to be cancelled we will post up on our Facebook page and this section of the website around 2.30pm on the day.

Club Hockey

Key Info

If you are looking for a Club to join or to make contact with one please go to the Contact Us section of the website for all Club details.

Please note that if there are any accidents/injuries during games an Incident report must be filled in and emailed to the office asap.  Forms can be found in the H & S section of the website or request a form from Michelle or Andi.

All documents relating to regulations/COC etc can be found in the Document section of the website: https://hbhockey.org.nz/documents/

Season Info

Season Info

  • 19 week competition this season
  • HBHA AGM 1st April @ 5.30pm
  • Team entry forms & deposit ($50) due 15th March
  • Team registrations need to be completed in STG by 26th March
  • Senior Club Competition starts 30th March
  • Balance of Affiliation fees due 17th May
  • Finals Day 24th August

Forums

Pre Season Forums

  • Coaches|Managers|Committee Tuesday 19th March @ 6pm Park Island
  • Umpires Wednesday 20th March @6pm Park Island

No Play Days

No play days are:

  • Saturday 20th April – Easter Weekend
  • Sautrday 1st June – Queens Birthday
  • Saturday 13th July – U18 Tournament
  • Saturday 6th July – Possible no player days for Divison 1 grades due to U18 Tournament

Cancellations

Please note in the unlikely event that Hockey has to be cancelled we will post up on our Facebook page and this section of the website around midday.

Competitions Committee

Dominie Cresswell | Graeme Findlay | Robert Jones | Matt Suckling | Josh Hunt | David Tilyard | Emily Gaddum

Technical Officers

Stuart Ashby | Alan Blewett | Kit Rutherford

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