Waikato Hockey


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Vantage National U18 Men’s Tournament 2021

When: 11-17 July 2021
Where: Gallagher Hockey Centre, Queens Ave, Hamilton.


Official Hockey NZ National U18 Mens Tournament Merchandise.

This is for LATE ORDERS and will be delivered direct to you post-tournament.  LATE-ORDERS close 17 July 2021. Est Delivery early August.

Orders for delivery at Tournament closed on 20 June.


Managers Meeting: Saturday 10th July 6:30pm. Pavilion at Gallagher Hockey Centre.

Managers are asked to bring the following to this meeting;

  • Final signed player registration form printed from Altius + Cover sheet.
  • Sample of playing strips both primary and alternative, plus GK’s shirts – colour photographs should also be emailed to the Tournament Director at the email address above.

Turf Practice Slots: Any team wishing to book a practice on Saturday 10th should contact Ned.  There are afternoon slots available at St Pauls or late slots at GHC. These are limited and cost will be $50 per hour for a half turf.  Sessions will be available from 3.00 – 7.00 at St Pauls or 6:30pm onwards at GHC

Match Balls: Waikato Hockey will provide match balls for this event.

Dug Outs: The first named team listed on the draw will use the left hand dug (as you look at them) on each turf.

Mouth Guards and Shin Pads: It is mandatory for all players to wear mouth guards and team managers will be responsible for ensuring their players are wearing them.  We strongly recommend that all players wear shin pads.

Ice: Available from the freezer in lower pavilion.

First Aid: Hockey New Zealand will be employing the services of Pro Med for all HNZ Tournaments this year.  All first aid charges will go direct to the association from HNZ.

Tournament Rules: Please bring your own copy of the Hockey New Zealand Tournament Rules with you.

You should also be familiar with the Hockey NZ Code of Conduct, and the following Hockey NZ Policies; Alcohol Free, Drug Free & Smoke Free; Anti-Doping Code & Sanctions; Head Injury.

Merchandise: WHA have a few items available to purchase as a memento of your participation at this year’s u18 Tournament (see below).

Two options available for ordering as individuals.

  • Pre order (closes 20th June) items available for collection by Managers at the meeting on Saturday 10th July, OR
  • Late orders (Taken after the 20th of June, Close Tue 13th July ) has a late fee attached and will be couriered out.

Go Hockey: Through their Pro Shop at Gallagher Hockey Centre will be offering discounts to players during the tournament.