Team Registrations Open: 12th March 2021
Secondary Pre-season Meeting: (formerly known as school’s meeting) Tuesday 30th March, 6.30pm at Gallagher Hockey Centre (GHC)
Team Registrations Due: 23rd April 2021
Season begins: Week 10 May 2021
No play: 5 June (Queens birthday); During July School Holidays
Last week: 23rd August 2021
U18 A grade (girls and boys) – Wednesday
U15 Grade (girls and boys) – day TBC based on entries, likely to be Tuesday/Wednesday
U18 B (girls and boys) – day TBA based on entries, likely to be Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday
U18 C (girls and boys, mixed teams play in the boys grade), day TBA based on entries Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday
6 aside social (mixed teams, all U18) ask for expressions of interest, day TBA based on entries, will be Mon/Tue/Wed or Thur.
This should allow for smaller schools to enter teams by supplementing their numbers from outside the school. It also works for individuals who leave school to still play hockey in their age group. Under the old system a 16-year-old who leaves school would be forced to play in an adult club team. This allows those players who are first year out of school but still U18 to continue playing in their age bracket.
Refer to rules:
6.3 (3) Non-enrolled students may be used as long as they;
8. Age Limits
8.1 Players for the Secondary competition must be under the age for the relevant competition as of 1st January for the current year e.g. U15 or U18
U18A grade: $2450 (this includes allocated umpires)
Rest of Secondary 11-aside grades: $2200 (self-appointed umpires)
6-aside: $950 (self-appointed umpires)
With the large number of teams we are using every turf space available, this will mean you can be playing at one of the following venues, please treat each venue with respect and PLEASE make sure all rubbish (empty drink bottles especially) are put in the rubbish bins.
Open view all locations here.
The system of recording results will be through Hockio. It is recommended that Team Managers, Coaches, Umpires and Sports Co-ordinators are familair with using Hockio.
Training and information will be provided. Please attend the schools meeting, Tuesday 30th March, 6.30pm at Gallagher Hockey Centre (GHC), for initial information. Or contact Ned or Shelley to arrange a time for training. There is also information guides available in the Resources and Polices section of the website.
The app can be downloaded in the Google Play store and Apple store.
Please check the WHA website home page around 2pm for official status of games.
Otherwise: If not cancelled AND weather changes it is up to the Umpires (in consultation with coaches) to determine if the match starts or is abandoned. A game is usually only abandoned for:
A game can be started up to 15min late or have a 15min stoppage(e.g. 45min of play can be completed) and a result obtained BUT all games must finish /Stop as normal 5 min before next match is due to start.
Should the game be called off the following rules will apply: