News and Announcements


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


The 2013 Game Schedule is about to get under way! The full schedule can be downloaded online at

All the games are uploaded and up to date!

Please make sure your team mates are registered on team pages under their respective teams. Notifications will be sent and posted here for weather/turf issues and other important dates coming up!


Jan-6 @ 10:30 am : Oak Bay vs Tigers
Jan-6 @ 12:00 pm : Rebels vs Hawks
**Mutineers = BYE