News and Announcements


Please note the below date and time changes to the drop in sessions:

The Sailors Field Hockey Club is pleased to announce that the annual mixed summer drop in field hockey games will begin on Thursday, May 9 . All sessions will be on Thursday nights.
WHAT: Summer Drop in Field Hockey
WHO: Mixed men and women (ages 14 and up) – Must be registered members of Field Hockey BC
WHEN: Thursdays: 8-9:30 pm (May 9-June 20); 7-8:30 pm (June 27-Sept 5)
WHERE: UVic Field Hockey Field #1

BRING: Your payment, stick, mouth guard and shin pads

COST: $5 per session or $20 per month
Participation in summer drop in will require up front payment in cash or cheque only. Monthly fees will apply on the first day of each month and will include all Wednesday sessions of that month. Carry-over sessions will not be permitted for monthly play. (ie: If you pay $20 on the second Wednesday of May, you will have to restart your payment in June either by $5/session or another $20 for the month of June).

Players will not be permitted to participate in a session without upfront payment.

The club will provide pinnies and will divide the players up for 7-aside or full field depending on who shows up and the variety in skill level.

If you have questions, please contact Ronnie Lee, Sailors Field Hockey Club President, at


ATTN: All VIFHA members!

On Tuesday, April 2nd and Wednesday, April 3rd, a boys and girls team visiting from Australia, aged 15-17, will be playing a series of exhibition matches in Victoria.

It is last minute but the teams are short billets for both the girls and boys teams.

- Overnight meals and billeting for the evenings of Tues. April 2 and Wed. April 3
- Athletes will need pick up after 6:00 p.m. game from UVic on Tues, Apr. 2
- Drop off around 8:00 a.m. on both Wed. and Thurs. (Apr. 3-4) at UVic

If you are able to help out last minute please contact:

BOYS: Kathryn Turbull at
GIRLS: Pat Hall at or 250-686-0050


Due to the beginning construction phases of the Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities (CARSA), as of Monday, February 25, 2013, the University of Victoria will be closing Parking Lot #3 near the corner of Gabriola Road and MacKenzie Avenue. Please refer to the attached map for available parking lots and changes to the entrances for playing fields 1, 2 and 3.

To stay up to date on construction bulletins and the CARSA project, please visit

For any questions regarding CARSA please e-mail


Want to become an umpire? Want to finally learn the rules of field hockey? Don’t miss your opportunity!

Upcoming Umpiring Clinics:

CLINIC #1: Victoria
Monday, March 25 and Thursday, March 28, 2013
Participants are required to attend both sessions.
Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Venue: UVic McKinnon Building Room 155
Course Conductor: Denise McGeachy

CLINIC #2: Cowichan
Dates: Monday, April 8 and Monday, April 15, 2013
Participants are required to attend both sessions.
Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Venue: Cowichan Secondary School, 2652 James Street
Course Conductor: Alison Sweeten

Cost per clinic:
$60.00 for Members *Please provide Membership Number when registering
$80.00 for Non-Members

Cheques to be made payable to ‘Field Hockey BC’. Candidates can also pay online at the end of the registration process.

Last day to register is Thursday, March 28th.

More information and to register online visit:

Hello Field Hockey friends and families,

We are gearing up for another great season of Junior Field Hockey, and we’d love to have you join us! This year’s season runs April 6 through June 23, with full details on our website.

- Our ‘Come Try the Game Free’ days are scheduled for Sunday, February 3 and Sunday, March 3, 10:00 – 11:00 at UVIC. All new players, ages 5 through 18, are welcome! Registration for these events is at

- Registration for the upcoming 2013 Spring League Field Hockey opens on Monday, January 28. A link will be available on our website, one week from today, so please mark your calendars! Note: Please use a non-tablet, non-mobile, non-government computer for registration to ensure a seamless registration.

We are also now on Facebook (Victoria Junior Field Hockey) and Twitter (#VicJrFH), and will be posting regularly, so feel free to follow us there!

Finally, we’d appreciate it if you could please pass this email along to any friends or family who might be interested in joining our league – the more, the merrier!

Looking forward to another great season with you,

The Team at Victoria Junior Field Hockey