News and Announcements


Field Hockey Victoria are working closely with the University of Victoria to be proactive in communicating field closures due to weather or other issues.

As a reminder, UVic has a field status page that they will update. Note that the status updated on the page is FOR THE DAY posted .

We will endeavor to also communicate to the team reps and umpires as well but the field status page is the priority for communication from UVic.

View Field Status:



The Vancouver Island Men’s Field Hockey Association is looking to hire a new League Administrator to start immediately.

Please find attached a Roles & Responsibilities document outlining the duties of the VIFHA League Administrator. We are looking to hire a new administrator to take over for the 2019-20 season. Most of the leg work for the Fall schedule and registration has been completed. Training and transition support will be provided.

A committee led by the VIFHA President, Rajiv Dillon, and the league executive will conduct the hiring process.
An honorarium of $1000 will be provided for the year. This will be pro-rated depending on the successful candidate’s start date.

Please circulate to those hockey friends and families who might be interested.

Please apply by Friday, September 20 to

The document VIFHA_Administrator_R_R_2019-20.pdf was attached to this post.


The 2019-20 Men’s League schedule is now online!

The league will feature competitive games that include the UVic Vikes men, the recreation division as well as inter-club exhibition matches.

Visit the below link to see the full schedule:

Questions? E-mail

Field Hockey Victoria Society
Annual General Meeting

June 19, 2019
7:00 – 8:30 pm
Boardroom @ Commonwealth Pool (4636 Elk Lake Drive)

Meeting Agenda:

  • Approval of the agenda
  • Approve minutes of the previous AGM
  • Executive report (Juniors, Men, Ladies, Umpires, Turf)
  • Approval of the Financial report
  • Election of Directors
  • President (incumbent: Mark Baggott, VIFHA)
  • Vice-President (incumbent: Milena Gaiga, VJFHA)
  • Treasurer (incumbent: Amy Jones, VILFHA)
  • Secretary (incumbent: Sandy Grimwood, VILFHA)
  • Directors at Large (incumbents: Shibby Claire, Jim Knight, Nancy Griffin, Ali Baggott, Denise McGeachy)
  • Appointment of Auditor, if required
  • Motion re: new Society’s Act
  • Any other business

Voting structure reminder:

  • Vancouver Island Ladies Field Hockey Association: 2 Votes
  • Vancouver Island Field Hockey Association (Men): 2 Votes
  • Victoria Junior Field Hockey Association: 2 Votes
  • South Island Field Hockey Umpires’ Association: 1 Vote

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


The Final Standings of the VIFHA Competitive Division:

1. Tigers (47 points in 18 games = 2.61 P/GP)
2. Mutineers (28 points in 17 games = 1.65 P/GP)
3. Rebels 1 (26 points in 18 games = 1.44 P/GP)
4. Uvic Vikes (6 points in 20 games = 0.30 P/GP)

The VIFHA Competitive Playoff Schedule for the upcoming two weeks:

Sunday, March 24
11:00am Mutineers v Rebels 1
12:30pm Tigers v Vikes

Sunday, March 31
11:00am 3rd place match
12:30pm 1st place match
2:00 pm Recreation Division Jamboree

The VIFHA Recreation Division Jamboree

In the Jamboree, all recreational players will wear white shirts and their club shorts/socks. The players for each club are split into 4 groups. Each group merges with groups from the other clubs to form 4 mixed teams. These teams will wear pinnies of different colours. The 4 teams will play 20-minute, 7-a-side matches on the half pitch. The schedule would look like this:


Our thanks go out to the Hawks Club who will provide their famous curry lunch for players and spectators on Sunday, March 31 around 12 pm.